Ajinkya Rahane

2nd Test: Sans Ishant, India look to fight back against New Zealand

Even though, India have lost just one Test in the ongoing ICC World Test Championship, Kohli and Co. will like to improve their form in the SENA countries.

Feb 28, 2020, 15:38 PM IST

India batsman Ajinkya Rahane's plan to counter New Zealand pacers in Christchurch Test

India batsman Ajinkya Rahane has a strategy to tackle New Zealand fast bowlers who had blown away the visiting team's batsmen batters in the first Test at Wellingtion. Rahane plans to face the New Zealand pace battery with more intent in the second Test and his foolproof strategy includes countering the awkward angles which became a nightmare for Indian batsmen during the first Test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington which the Virat Kohli-led team lost in just over three days by 10 wickets.

Feb 27, 2020, 12:33 PM IST

Wellington Test: Tim Southee, Trent Boult bowl New Zealand to 10-wicket win over India

Resuming the fourth day's play at 144/4, India lost their remaining six wickets inside 47 runs to get eventually bundled out for 191 runs in their second innings.

Feb 24, 2020, 03:35 AM IST

Wellington Test Day 3: Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari take India to 144/4 in second innings at stumps

New Zealand were eventually bundled out for 348 in their first innings. 

Feb 23, 2020, 03:35 AM IST

Wellington Test Day 2: New Zealand reach 216/5 before bad light forces early stumps

At the end of the second day's play, New Zealand have taken a 51-run lead over India, with BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme batting at the crease at their respective scores of 14* and 4*. 

Feb 22, 2020, 03:35 AM IST

Rishabh Pant should remain focussed on improving as a cricketer, says Ajinkya Rahane

Rahane, who was dropped from the Test-playing XI during the 2018 tour of South Africa, wants Pant to visualise that an opportunity could come his way anytime.

Feb 20, 2020, 10:37 AM IST

Virat Kohli stays on top, Ajinkya Rahane moves upward in ICC Test rankings

Cheteshwar Pujara has been able to retain his sixth position whereas Ajinkya Rahane moved up by a place and is currently at the eighth spot.

Jan 24, 2020, 16:10 PM IST

Ranji Trophy: Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw named in Mumbai squad for opener

Ajinkya Rahane has been in prolific form in recent times, scoring heaps of runs for India in red-ball cricket. On the other hand, the match against Baroda will provide Prithvi Shaw with an opportunity to redeem himself and present his case for selection in the national side.

Dec 03, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Virat Kohli becomes 1st India batsman to score ton in Pink Ball Test

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday became the first batsman from the country to score a century in the pink ball Test when he notched up his 27th ton on the second day of the iconic day-night match against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. 

Nov 23, 2019, 20:19 PM IST

India vs Bangladesh: Ajinkya Rahane is already 'dreaming' about historic pink ball test; see pic

India thrashed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs in the first Test and will look to whitewash it in Kolkata as they start their pink ball Test campaign.

Nov 19, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

1st Test Day 3: India beat Bangladesh by innings and 130 runs

After declaring their first innings at 493 for six, the Indian bowlers will look to exploit early-morning conditions and wrap up Bangladesh's second innings as soon as possible on the third day of the opening Test at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Saturday. 

Nov 16, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

Indore Test: Mayank Agarwal's double ton headlines India's domination over Bangladesh

At close of play, Jadeja and Umesh Yadav (25 batting), who once again hit three sixes to show his big-hitting prowess, were at the crease.

Nov 15, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

IPL 2020: After 100 games with Rajasthan Royals, Ajinkya Rahane to play for Delhi Capitals

Rahane, who captained Rajasthan in 24 matches and represented them in 100 IPL games from 2011 to 2015 and again in 2018 and 2019, was also their top run-getter in the lucrative T20I tournament.

Nov 14, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

If I keep on scoring runs, I will be back in ODI squad: Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane said that he just needs to play well in the Test matches, keep scoring runs and he is confident enough that he will get back in the ODI side.

Nov 12, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

3rd Test Day 3: India reduce South Africa to 132/8 in second innings at stumps

The Virat Kohli-led side on Monday enforced a follow-on after bundling ou South Africa for 162 in the first innings on the third day of the third and final Test at JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi. 


Oct 21, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

Ranchi Test: Rohit Sharma hits double ton as South Africa struggle on Day 2

The hosts reduced South Africa to nine for two in their first-innings reply before bad light stopped play.

Oct 20, 2019, 17:17 PM IST

3rd Test Day 2: South Africa reduced to 9/2 before bad light forces early stumps

India will look to put up a big first-innings total while South Africa will be keen to wrap up the hosts'  innings as soon as possible when the two sides head into the second day of the third and final Test at JSCA International Stadium Complex on Saturday. 

Oct 20, 2019, 08:54 AM IST

Ranchi Test: Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane help India win Day 1 honours against South Africa

With bad light forcing an early end to the day's play, India's score read 224/3 at stumps, with Rohit and Rahane batting on 117 and 83, respectively.

Oct 19, 2019, 16:49 PM IST

India vs South Africa, 2nd Test Day 3: As it happened

India bundled out South Africa for 275 runs in the first innings before umpires called for stumps on the third day of the second Test between two sides at the the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Saturday. 

Oct 12, 2019, 09:26 AM IST

2nd Test: India reduce South Africa to 36/3 at stumps on Day 2

India are currently leading the series against South Africa by 1-0 after registering a crushing 203-run victory in the first Test  at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium,Visakhapatnam.


Oct 11, 2019, 09:22 AM IST