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Rishabh Pant becomes first Indian wicket-keeper to claim 20 catches in Test series

Rishabh Pant became the first Indian wicket-keeper to claim 20 catches in Test series, during the final day of the ‘Boxing Day Test’ in Melbourne against Australia on December 30. He surpassed former cricketers Naren Tamhane and Syed Kirmani who had recorded nineteen dismissals in 1954-55 and 1979-80 respectively. Brad Haddin from Australia holds the ..


Ajit Wadekar, former Indian cricket captain passes away

Ajit Laxman Wadekar (77), the former Indian cricket captain, has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on August 15, 2018. He is best remembered for being the captain of the Indian team which won Test series in England and the West Indies for the first time, in 1971. Wadekar scored 2,113 runs in his Test career, ..


Lodha Panel submits its third status report in Supreme Court

The Lodha Committee has submitted its third status report before the Supreme Court. In its latest report, it has recommended removal of all BCCI office-bearers and the appointment of former home secretary GK Pillai as an observer to preside over the functioning of the cricket board. It has allowed the BCCI CEO to carry out the ..