Vivek Krishnan is a sports journalist who enjoys covering cricket and football among other disciplines. He wanted to be a cricketer himself but has gladly settled for watching and writing on different sports.
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Sunil Gavaskar made more than 700 runs in a series twice and to this day he remains the only Indian to have achieved the feat
Though the left-arm wrist spinner had a good debut in 2017 at Dharamsala, his Test career seemed to wane – until England came visiting.
Cricketers from Uttar Pradesh are showing the skill and hunger to succeed at the highest level.
With the series on the line, the visitors need their best and most experienced batter to show what he is all about
His creativity is viewed by some as a double-edged sword but he has really made it work for himself.
While recent editions have told us that expectations from these players need to be realistic, hopefully few can make a breakthrough at the senior level soon
Australia notch up a record total for the final in tournament history and Indian batters then struggle to lose by 79 runs at Benoni, South Africa.
India seniors lost to Australia in the 2023 World Test Championship and ODI World Cup finals, but the juniors hold a 2-0 edge in title battles
Anderson and Ashwin are approaching celebrated landmarks but the Sri Lankan remains a virtually unscalable peak.
Handed the role of a finisher, Dhas was stabiliser too against South Africa's incisive pacers as he helped steer India into the U-19 World Cup final.
Dhas hit 96 and raised a record 171-run stand with his skipper, who made 81, to pull the holders out of trouble for a 2-wicket win in the semi-final.
While most indicators point to India building on their proud record and bidding for a 6th title, the hosts will hope to spring a surprise in familiar conditions
In an interview, the former SA allrounder spoke about the Test versus T20 conundrum, what he thinks of Bazball and more.
The inclusion of Saurabh and Washington is an appropriate reason for us to look ahead.
They chose to showcase their talent with two centuries. One in Ahmedabad and another in Bloemfontein.
From weak child to India U-19 World Cup team vice-captain, he made a big first impression in South Africa with a match-winning haul versus Bangladesh
The country's premier first-class tournament kicked off on January 5 and 12 of 32 games, most of them held in north India, have been impacted.
He is already garnering eyeballs because he promises to be a precious commodity in Indian cricket.
With Warner retiring, Smith is Australia's new opening batter in Tests despite a hugely successful record at No. 4
His 34-ball 68 against Afghanistan in Indore on Sunday again embodied his uncompromisingly attacking outlook
The hosts took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series riding on the young batters' fifties after Rohit Sharma (0) and Virat Kohli (29) fell in Indore
Their approach to batting in Sunday's game at Indore will dictate discussion on the squad India should pick as they build-up to the T20 World Cup
Franz Beckenbauer won the World Cup and also finished runner-up as a player before going on to do the same as a manager
Monty Panesar, one half of England's spin attack that inflicted India's last home Test series defeat in 2012-13, previews the upcoming series
The victorious India U-19 team skipper has been relieved of the responsibility to focus on his batting
The tough conditions have seen India’s top seven average just 31.5 in South Africa – their lowest in all the Test-playing nations
The Indian Premier League (IPL) auction saw two record-breaking signings as Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins were bought for ₹24.75 crore and ₹20.5 crore respectively.
Updated on Dec 20, 2023 05:28 AM IST
ByVivek Krishnan, New Delhi
While the top international stars are known about and will invariably fetch big bucks, it’s the domestic picks that can often help a franchise steal a march
Shreyas Iyer and debutant Sai Sudharsan then hit fifties as India chase 117 to win by eight wickets at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
KL Rahul can warm-up for the likely role as Test 'keeper and Mukesh Kumar as third seamer after the injured Shami was ruled out