Abhinav Mukund

Duleep Trophy from September 7-29, Suresh Raina to captain India Blue

Duleep Trophy from September 7-29, Suresh Raina to captain India Blue

Raina, who has not played an ODI since October 2015, was ignored for the ongoing limited overs series against Sri Lanka.

Aug 30, 2017, 21:17 PM IST
Abhinav Mukund's powerful message on 'colour discrimination' gets Virat Kohli's support

Abhinav Mukund's powerful message on 'colour discrimination' gets Virat Kohli's support

Mukund has played seven Tests for India after making his debut in 2011 against West Indies, but he is yet to be handed an ODI call-up.

Aug 10, 2017, 22:34 PM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin, Hardik Pandya, Manoj Tiwary back Abhinav Mukund's stand on racism

Ravichandran Ashwin, Hardik Pandya, Manoj Tiwary back Abhinav Mukund's stand on racism

In his latest post this morning, the 27-year-old Mukund made it clear that his statement has nothing to do with the Indian team.

Aug 10, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Abhinav Mukund takes stand against racism, says fair isn’t the only lovely or handsome

Abhinav Mukund takes stand against racism, says fair isn’t the only lovely or handsome

The batsman reacted after being abused on social media for his skin tone.

Aug 10, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
Colombo Test: Virat Kohli confirms KL Rahul's return, either Shikhar Dhawan or Abhinav Mukund to make way

Colombo Test: Virat Kohli confirms KL Rahul's return, either Shikhar Dhawan or Abhinav Mukund to make way

Though admitting that it is tough to decide who makes way for Rahul, the skipper revealed that all the players are professional enough to understand the team's decision.

Aug 02, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Colombo Test: India's problem of plenty at top, a good headache for skipper Virat Kohli

Colombo Test: India's problem of plenty at top, a good headache for skipper Virat Kohli

With Rahul having recovered and ready to re-claim his spot, team management are left with a difficult choice before the Colombo test which starts on Thursday.

Jul 31, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

India's Tour of Sri Lanka 2017: Galle Test, Day 4 – As it happened...

Welcome to the live coverage of Day 4 of the Galle Test between India and Sri Lanka, played at Galle International Stadium.

Jul 29, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
Contrasting Test careers of Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund

Contrasting Test careers of Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund

It was back in June 20, 2011, that Abhinav Mukund made his Test debut for India. The then Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side was up against West Indies at Kingston. Another Indian also made his debut alongside the opener.

Jul 29, 2017, 10:29 AM IST
India's Tour of Sri Lanka, First Test, Day 4: Live Streaming, TV Listing, Time

India's Tour of Sri Lanka, First Test, Day 4: Live Streaming, TV Listing, Time

The number one ranked side will hope to score quick runs before declaring the innings on the penultimate day of the Test, and give bowlers – especially the spinners – enough time to have a go at the opposition batsmen on a deteriorating pitch.

Jul 29, 2017, 00:29 AM IST
India's Tour of Sri Lanka: 1st Test, Day 3 – Statistical highlights

India's Tour of Sri Lanka: 1st Test, Day 3 – Statistical highlights

Kohli is the seventh Indian skipper to aggregate 1,000 or more in overseas Tests - his runs' tally is 1026 (ave 64.12) in eleven Tests, joining Sourav Ganguly (1693), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (1591), Mohammad Azharuddin (1517), Rahul Dravid (1219), Sachin Tendulkar (1098) and Sunil Gavaskar (1023).

Jul 28, 2017, 21:04 PM IST
Focussed on present, not thinking about past or future: Abhinav Mukund

Focussed on present, not thinking about past or future: Abhinav Mukund

With his 81-run knock, Mukund on Friday scored only his second Test half-century after his previous best effort of 62 against the West Indies in Dominica back in 2011.

Jul 28, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
India's Tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Virat Kohli, Abhinav Mukund put game beyond hosts' reach after rain on Day 3

India's Tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Virat Kohli, Abhinav Mukund put game beyond hosts' reach after rain on Day 3

Virat Kohli (76 batting) and Abhinav Mukund (81) put on 133 runs for the third wicket as India reached 189 for three in 46.3 overs at stumps on a rain-affected day three. Overall, the visitors have a lead of 498 runs after they decided against enforcing the follow-on.

Jul 28, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
India's Tour of Sri Lanka: Milestone man Virat Kohli completes 1000 runs as Indian captain in overseas Tests

India's Tour of Sri Lanka: Milestone man Virat Kohli completes 1000 runs as Indian captain in overseas Tests

Kohli and Abhinav Mukund 81 (116), who got out off the last ball of the day, put up a 133-run third wicket partnership to end Lanka's chance of coming back into the match.

Jul 28, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
Sri Lanka vs India: Opener KL Rahul joins Indian squad in Galle after recovering from fever

Sri Lanka vs India: Opener KL Rahul joins Indian squad in Galle after recovering from fever

Rahul, who last played for the national squad back in the Australia series in March, sidelined himself from the game owing to shoulder injury. After three-month long recovery, the opener was said to return to the Gentlemen's arena with India's Tour of Sri Lanka.

Jul 28, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
WATCH: Abhinav Mukund plucks a spectacular catch to dismiss Niroshan Dickwella during Day 2 of Galle Test

WATCH: Abhinav Mukund plucks a spectacular catch to dismiss Niroshan Dickwella during Day 2 of Galle Test

It was one heck of a day for the visitors when they returned back to action on the second day of the Galle Test. Despite losing Chesterwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane early into the day, India managed to amass a massive 600 riding on a blitzkrieg 50 from debutant Hardik Pandya. It was India's second highest total on Indian soil.

Jul 28, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
SL vs IND, 1st Test: Cheteshwar Pujara compounds Sri Lankan woes with classic hundred at Galle

SL vs IND, 1st Test: Cheteshwar Pujara compounds Sri Lankan woes with classic hundred at Galle

Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat first, but lost opener Abhinav Mukund early, in the 8th over. But the coming together of Dhawan and Pujara spelled doom for the host as Indian duo put up a 253-run stand for the second-wicket partnership.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
IND vs SL, Galle Test, Day 1: Fans slam Abhinav Mukund for another disappointing innings

IND vs SL, Galle Test, Day 1: Fans slam Abhinav Mukund for another disappointing innings

With regular opener Lokesh Rahul down with flu, onus was on Dhawan and Mukund to open the Indian innings, however the latter struggle to leave a mark once again.

Jul 26, 2017, 11:53 AM IST
WATCH: Rohit Sharma, Abhinav Mukund, Shikhar Dhawan sweat it out in nets ahead of Galle opener

WATCH: Rohit Sharma, Abhinav Mukund, Shikhar Dhawan sweat it out in nets ahead of Galle opener

As far as Team India's record at Galle is concerned, they have in fact won only one Test at Galle, in 2008 under the captaincy of Anil Kumble.

Jul 25, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
IND vs SLB President XI: Abhinav Mukund, Cheteshwar Pujara struggle as India register 312 on final day

IND vs SLB President XI: Abhinav Mukund, Cheteshwar Pujara struggle as India register 312 on final day

Overnight batsmen Kohli and Rahane batted for just eight overs today in the morning before retiring to give other a shot at some practice.

Jul 22, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Shikhar Dhawan or Abhinav Mukund should not feel burden of pressure: Virat Kohli

Shikhar Dhawan or Abhinav Mukund should not feel burden of pressure: Virat Kohli

The skipper termed regular Test opener Murali Vijay's wrist injury as "unfortunate" but also praised his players being honest about their fitness status.

Jul 20, 2017, 22:40 PM IST