The temperamental partnership between Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur on January 17 at the Brisbane Test created many records. While Sundar with his 62-run knock broke the 110-year-record of most runs by visiting debutant at number 7, Shardul’s 67-run innings became the third-highest score for an Indian batting at number 8 spot in Australia. The southpaw Sundar also became the third Indian cricketer to score a half-century and pick three… read-more
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Left-arm pacer Thangarasu Natarajan has become the first Indian cricketer to have made his ODI, T20 and Test International debuts during the same tour. With the Test cap presented to him in the fourth match against Australia on January 15, Natarajan became the 300th Test player for India. Earlier, he had made his international cricket debut on December 2 in the ODI series of the ongoing India's tour to Australia.
Courtesy: The Times of India
Taking a strong stance on the racist comments towards Indian players, the BCCI secretary Jay shah on January 10 said that discrimination would not be tolerated. Shah said that BCCI has communicated with Cricket Australia and have been ensured strict action against the spatters. Reportedly, on the fourth day of the third test match, several fans were expelled by the umpires for making comments on Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj.
Courtesy: The Indian Express