“The two seasons that I captained the Royals were both half seasons, Shane Watson gave me the captaincy in 2015 and then last year out of the blue, I took over at the back end of the season. Looking at having a crack at it full time and the Royals have a pretty good squad,” he said. … [Read more...] about Steve Smith says ‘winning Test series in India’ major career goal
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This BBC one-part show goes behind the cult of Ian Botham, with the focus on his single-handed control over the 1981 Ashes series at home. In less than five years since his debut for England, Botham’s career had come a full circle. Captaincy was a nightmare for him and when his form slumped, he was relieved of the leadership midway through the 1981 series. That launched the beginning of “Botham’s Ashes” with his Headingley miracle, he was the toast of England all over again. Celebrities and politicians feature here, including John Major, Elton John, Mick Jagger, Stephen Fry. The programme also goes behind the scenes on how his stardom got to him, put a strain on his family and how he gave back to society with his fund-raising walks towards leukaemia research. … [Read more...] about Ten cricket documentaries on YouTube, Netflix and Amazon Prime to keep you hooked during the lockdown
India went into the 2003 World Cup with high hopes. A young team under Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy was challenging the best in the world and India were expected to do well. Australia were still the hands down favourite but people had hopes with this team. After a slow start and some protest back home, the ‘Men in Blue’ turned a corner and started showing their true potential. By the time the juggernaut reached Centurion to take on arch rivals Pakistan, India were an in form team. A Saeed Anwar classic had ensured India needed 274 to win the match. A daunting task given Pakistan had a pace attack comprising of Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Shoaib Akhtar. … [Read more...] about Poll: Which one of these Sachin Tendulkar knocks in ODIs do you rate the highest?
India wicketkeeper Sanju Samson on Tuesday opened up on his time on the bench in Indian dressing room, and said he learnt a lot being with the likes of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Samson was included in India’s T20I series against Bangladesh in 2019 after a spectacular show in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. But he did not get a single game in the three-match series. … [Read more...] about ‘Sharing dressing room with legends Rohit and Virat…’- Sanju Samson does not regret time on bench
“Rupee continued its weak trend after some respite yesterday. USD-INR pair in offshore market traded higher on Wednesday tracking the spike in spot pair due to rising case of coronavirus in India amid a strong greenback which is now trading again above 100 mark,” Jateen Trivedi, Senior Research Analyst (Commodity & Currency) at LKP Securities commented. … [Read more...] about Rupee slides 70 paise to record low of 74.34 against dollar