Johannesburg: Veteran batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara (35 not out) and Ajinkya Rahane (11 not out) took India to 85/2 at stumps, leading South Africa by 58 runs on Day 2 of the second Test match at The Wanderers Stadium, on Tuesday.
India Test skipper Virat Kohli categorically denied a rift between him and the new white-ball captain Rohit Sharma during the pre-departure virtual press conference ahead of the three-Test series against South Africa beginning on Dec.26.
This is with reference to the news item published in Gulf Today on Dec.15, “Azhar questions Kohli and Rohit’s absence from South Africa ODI and Test series.” Former Indian skipper Mohammed Azharuddin wrote in his tweet a few days back, Virat Kohli has informed that he’s not available for
Opener Elgar batted all the way through as South Africa chased down the target of 240 late on the fourth day at the Wanderers and after the first two sessions were lost to rain.
In the video, the 36-year-old can be seen mimicking Gabbar's famous dialogue. He asks a man in the video, "Kitne aadmi the?" (How many men were there?)
Set to make 240 to win, South Africa were 118 for two at the close, with Elgar unbeaten on 46 after facing 121 balls in a three-hour examination of his skills and resolve.
India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka got off to a winning start on the first day of the ACC Under-19 Asia Cup matches held at the ICC Academy ground and Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Harnoor Singh scored the first century of this year’s U19 Asia Cup
Umran was handed a maiden call-up for the five-match T20 series against S.Africa at home, but the pacer did not get a chance. However, Umran is also part of the Hardik Pandya-led Indian team which is set to play two T20Is in Ireland.
Cricket greats like Ian Bishop, Sunil Gavaskar and Dale Steyn are excited to watch this seamer from Jammu and Kashmir do so well in the tournament, and everyone is of the view that he has a bright future ahead.