However, Rishabh Pant - who set the stage on fire with his blitzkrieg in the Sydney Test and almost ensured a win and 2-1 lead for the Indians - showed his batting exploits are improving with every passing day. The talented left-handed batsman from Delhi scored a composed half-century off 101 deliveries and kept the Aussies on the tenterhooks. … [Read more...] about India vs Australia, 4th Test, Day 5: Rishabh Pant, Gill, Pujara take India to historic series win at Gabba
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"It's been a dream series. The team management always backs me and tells me, you are a matchwinner and you have to go win the match for the team. I keep thinking every day that I want to win matches for India, and I did it today. It was a fifth-day pitch and the ball was turning a bit. I thought I have to be disciplined with my shot selection," said an elated Pant. … [Read more...] about India vs Australia 4th Test: Rishabh Pant says biggest moment in his life after Gabba win
Sinha said he spoke to Pant after the Sydney Test where he missed a century by just three runs. "He was very disappointed. He told me that 'I cannot leave a loose delivery' but I told him sometimes to do well you have to leave out a loose delivery. Today I'm really happy that he stayed till the end. … [Read more...] about India vs Australia: Pant has silenced his critics forever: coach Sinha
Shardul has the experience of playing for Mumbai in domestic cricket but Test cricket at Gabba is a different beast. His story too is not less impressive. Shardul battled obesity in his younger days and a word from Sachin Tendulkar helped there too and learned the fine art of fast bowling from no less than the legendary Jeff Thomson. … [Read more...] about India vs Australia: How ‘humble’ boys tamed Aussies at Fort Gabba!
"It's an honour to lead the country. It was not about me but about the team. I looked good because everyone contributed. For us it was about having that character on the field, having the fighting spirit, the attitude," said Rahane in the post-match presser when asked about his captaincy stint. … [Read more...] about India vs Australia: I looked good because everyone contributed: Rahane on captaincy stint