Nadkarni, a left-handed batsman and slow-left arm orthodox bowler, played 41 Tests in which he scored 1414 runs and grabbed 88 wickets with 6/43 as his best bowling figures. Nadkarni was a Mumbai stalwart having played 191 first-class matches and taken 500 wickets and scored 8880 runs. The Nashik-born Nadkarni made his Test debut against New Zealand in Delhi in 1955 and played his last Test at Auckland against the same opponents in 1968 under MAK Pataudi's captaincy. He rose to fame after he bowled 21 successive maidens. His figures in that Madras (now Chennai) Test read 32-27-5-0. Untitled Carousel Rajkot: India defeat Australia by 36 runs in 2nd ODIIndia defeated Australia in the second ODI by 36 runs at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday. India now levelled the three-match series 1-1 after losing the first game by 10 wickets in Mumbai. … [Read more...] about India vs Australia 3rd ODI: Indian team members wear black arm bands to honour late Bapu Nadkarni
Not too long ago Yashasvi Jaiswal had to sell panipuri to make a living in Mumbai. He moved to Mumbai from Uttar Pradesh when he was 11-year-old to pursue dreams of becoming a cricketer. But he had to live in a tent in the city and do menial jobs to make a living. The 17-year-old from Suriya village in Uttar Pradesh displayed stellar form this season for Mumbai in the domestic season. In the prestigious Vijay Hazare Trophy in September-October, the right-hander struck 203 off 154 balls, including 12 sixes and 17 boundaries, to become the youngest batsman to hit a double hundred in List A cricket. He struck another ton against Afghanistan U19 in Lucknow last year, which earned him a spot in India’s squad. He tallied an impressive 564 runs at an average of 112.80 with three hundreds and a fifty during this season. He was bought by Rs 2.4 crore by Rajasthan Royals at the auction. … [Read more...] about ICC U19 World Cup: A world record holder, a Kargil war veteran’s son and a host of talent – All you need to about India U19 team
Members of the Indian cricket team on Sunday sported black arm bands to honour former all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni, who died earlier this week. Nadkarni was 86 and is survived by his wife and two daughters. He breathed his last on Friday. The Indian team took the field for the series-deciding third ODI against Australia wearing black arm bands as a mark of respect for Nadkarni. Nadkarni, a left-handed batsman and slow-left arm orthodox bowler, played 41 Tests in which he scored 1414 runs and grabbed 88 wickets with 6/43 as his best bowling figures. … [Read more...] about India vs Australia: Why Indian team members are wearing black arm bands?
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The enforcement teams will also be tasked with carrying out enforcement drives, collect penalties among other things and their progress will be reviewed on a monthly basis and the performance report will be sent to the state administration on a monthly basis. … [Read more...] about Retired Army Colonel selected to head enforcement team in Ghaziabad