Rahul Dravid
Opinion  /  Published 31.03.19

On Mankading and the problem with chivalry

Several recent instances of ‘Mankading’ have occurred in limited overs cricket. This is unsurprising. The compressed nature of the game induces an urgency that can press bowlers into expedients th...
By Mukul Kesavan

Cricket  /  Published 03.08.19

Rahane and Dravid’s training

Flamboyance is taken quite seriously by most members of the current Indian squad.Yet, the Virat Kohli-led squad also comprises individuals like Ajinkya Rahane, who doesn’t fall in this bracket. No w...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 21.09.18

It’s about lessons learnt, says Rahul

Rahul Dravid, on Friday, refused to join the debate on whether the current India team were the best travelling side and said it was far more important to find out what the Indians learned during their...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 28.04.20

Tricky test to keep it shining

Any attempt to modify the laws regarding use of saliva on the ball and allow an artificial substance is expected to face strong resistance from the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s cricket comm...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.04.20

Knight’s artistry in power play

Twelve years ago on this day, the IPL began with a bang. Brendon McCullum, playing for KKR, gave the newborn league a dream start smashing an unbeaten 158 off just 73 balls against RCB. Sayak Banerjee...
By Sayak Banerjee


Sports  /  Published 04.08.19

Abhimanyu and art of evolving as a batsman

Last season’s performance was very impressive for Abhimanyu Easwaran. Being more of an automatic choice for the CAB’s Cricketer of the Year award, courtesy his consistent showing with the bat, Abh...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 06.02.20

‘Dravid-ian’ wisdom drives colts

Mature heads on young shoulders have helped the Indian U-19 team stand out from the rest in the ongoing World Cup, feels their coach Paras Mhambrey. The Priyam Garg-led Indian side have looked a class...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 03.01.19

A learning curve, says Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal (77) impressed again with another important knock to give India a solid start on Day I of the fourth and final Test at the SCG. Riding Mayank’s second half-century in what’s his sec...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.05.19

Dravid: Wicket-takers in the middle overs will help India

Rahul Dravid said that the presence of wicket-taking bowlers would greatly benefit India in the middle overs of what is expected to be a high-scoring World Cup. Alongside hosts England and Australia, ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 12.12.19

U-19 players’ hunger fascinates Mhambrey

Priyam Garg’s impressive numbers in first-class cricket is one of the perfect examples of a cricketer’s graduation to the senior level, emphasised India U-19 coach Paras Mhambrey.Priyam, who will ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


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