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Vijay Shankar

ICC World Cup 2019: Vijay Shankar gets hit on forearm at nets, sent for scan

The Tamil Nadu all-rounder, who has been tipped as probable No 4 in the batting order, was hit in the forearm while attempting to pull a short ball from left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed.

May 24, 2019, 22:50 PM IST

Number 4 the focus as India face New Zealand in warm-up at Kennington Oval

The outing at the Kennington Oval will go beyond experimenting with their highly skilled bowling attack, and quite a bit of focus will be on KL Rahul and Vijay Shankar, contenders for the number four slot.

May 24, 2019, 19:14 PM IST

Not competing with Hardik, both want to win matches for India: Vijay Shankar

The Tamil Nadu all-rounder has been projected as a possible candidate for the number four slot after some impressive performances for India during the tour of New Zealand.

May 21, 2019, 15:21 PM IST

You will do special things in 2019 World Cup: Yuvraj Singh to Hardik Pandya

Pandya is back to his best, at least with the bat, following testing times which saw him serve an interim suspension for making sexist comments on a popular chat show.

May 03, 2019, 16:49 PM IST

IPL 2019: Sunrisers Hyderabad face Mumbai Indians in crucial clash

The match is important for both sides as a victory will bolster their playoff chances while a defeat would bring them one step closer to the exit door. 

May 02, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

IPL 2019: Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets to keep playoff hopes alive

By virtue of this win, Rajasthan have now moved to the sixth position in the eight-team standings with 10 points from 12 games. 

Apr 28, 2019, 00:04 AM IST

Ravi Shastri says he wanted 16-strong squad for World Cup; tells excluded bunch to not lose heart

Shastri said those who missed the final 15 should look ahead as opportunity can knock anytime.

Apr 17, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

Dream come true, says Vijay Shankar after 2019 ICC World Cup selection

Vijay Shankar is expected to be used as a floater in the batting order, especially at number 4.

Apr 16, 2019, 00:43 AM IST

Dinesh Karthik, Vijay Shankar named in India's 2019 ICC World Cup squad

The hot debate around who will be India's second wicket-keeper to back up for Mahendra Singh Dhoni has finally ended as Dinesh Karthik has been named in the 15-member national squad at the expense of Rishabh Pant for the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup, which is slated to take place in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 15, 2019, 16:24 PM IST

Middle-order woes for Sunrisers Hyderabad ahead of Kings XI Punjab clash

Both Sunrisers and Kings XI have garnered six points after three wins from five games but the Hyderabad outfit is placed second in the eight-team standings on account of a better run rate.

Apr 07, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

Rishabh Pant can't be compared with MS Dhoni: Kapil Dev

Pant, who is now India's first-choice keeper in Test cricket, is still fighting for a spot in India's World Cup squad that will be announced later this month.

Apr 03, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Team India may use Vijay Shankar as surprise element at No.4 in World Cup

Shankar's biggest competitor could be Ambati Rayudu, who, despite a healthy batting average of 47-plus, is now slipping in the pecking order.

Mar 19, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

India count Vijay Shankar gain ahead of 2019 ICC World Cup

With Hardik Pandya recovering from a back injury, Shankar capitalised on his opportunity against Australia to catapult himself into World Cup contentions with some impressive performances.

Mar 12, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

Not thinking about selection for World Cup: All-rounder Vijay Shankar

Captain Virat Kohli handed the ball to Shankar when Australia needed 11 runs from the last over and India required two wickets for a win. 

Mar 06, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

Virat Kohli's 116 made the difference in second ODI: Australian pacer Pat Cummins

Kohli's dogged hundred, his 40th in ODIs, helped India to revive their innings and post a competitive 250 after a middle-order collapse on Tuesday.

Mar 06, 2019, 11:26 AM IST

2nd ODI: India clinch nail-biting win over Australia to take 2-0 series lead

Pacer Vijay Shankar scalped the last two Australian batsmen in the final over in which Australia needed to score 11 runs for a series-levelling win.

Mar 05, 2019, 22:02 PM IST

Virat Kohli becomes 2nd batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score 40 ODI tons

Overall, it was the Indian skipper seventh ODI ton against Australia which he has achieved in his 224th match and 216th innings. 

Mar 05, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

1st T20I: Australia beat India by 3 wickets to take 1-0 series lead

Australia defeated India by three wickets in a thrilling T20I on Sunday, chasing down a target of 127 off the final delivery. 

Feb 24, 2019, 17:42 PM IST

5 players to watch out for in India vs Australia T20I series

The two-match series and the subsequent five-match ODIs will serve as the final limited-overs fixtures for both the sides ahead of the ICC World Cup in England and Wales. 

Feb 24, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Vijay Shankar's recent performances have changed the dynamics: Chief Selector MSK Prasad

Prasad further discussed wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant's selection at the expense of experienced cricketer Dinesh Karthik. 

Feb 15, 2019, 23:32 PM IST