Free Press Journal
  • Focus on remaining No. 1 Test team: Jinx

    Right now if we want to remain as number one in Tests. Every series is very important. We want to win each and every series. We know the conditions here.” Ajinkya Rahane.

  • Check out: Aamir Khan meets cricketer Hardik Pandya at Indian Sports Honours 2017

    It was a star-studded affair at the Indian Sports Honours 2017 in Mumbai where celebrities from all sectors came together to honour sportspersons in the country. From Akshay Kumar to Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma to Virat Kohli, Sania Mirza to Saina Nehwal, stars from all fields were in attendance.

  • Fans divided over Hardik Pandya’s new look; check out the pics and Twitter reactions

    Hardik Pandya plays cricket in his own style and carries that off the field as well. From some crazy hairstyle to a lot of bling, Pandya is certainly on his way to becoming a style icon of the country. On Saturday, Pandya posted a couple of pics to unveil his new look. Both posts were instant hits garnering over 35K likes and over 1,365 retweets. The pictures seemed to

  • Picked initially, Hardik Pandya now rested citing workload

    New Delhi : Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya was on Friday rested from the first two Test matches against Sri Lanka with the BCCI citing “heavy workload” as the reason despite his selection in the squad initially.

  • India vs New Zealand 3rd T20I: Watch chilled out Kohli, Dhawan and Pandya shaking a leg

    Team India may getting ready to play a series deciding third T20I against New Zealand but they don’t seem to be letting that pressure get to them, as evident from a boomerang video posted by skipper Virat Kohli. In the video, Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya can be seen dancing with Kohli. “One from last night, chilling with the boys,” said Kohli in his caption.

  • Virat Kohli skips optional practice ahead of third ODI at Kanpur

    Kanpur : Captain Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya were among the five Indian team members who skipped the optional practice session ahead of the series decider against New Zealand here.

  • Lock stock and barrel…!

    l India have recorded their 50th win out of 100 ODIs played vs New Zealand (Lost 44, Tied 1 and NR 5) – success % 53.15.

  • Tom Latham & Ross Taylor made victory for Kiwis

    The partnership between Tom Latham and Ross Taylor was the 6th-highest for any New Zealand pair in ODIs and their best against India.  The chase of 281 (284 for 4) in 49 overs was also the highest at Wankhede stadium, eclipsing India’s world cup winning 275 in 2011.

  • India vs Australia 3rd T20I: When Kohli, Dhoni, Pandya turned left-handed batsmen

    The stage was set for the third and final T20I match between India and Australia at Hyderabad. There was rain threat looming over the most-anticipated match of the tour. However, consistent showers over the last two weeks rendered the outfield unfit for cricket even as the pitch remained unaffected. The match was called off and the series was shared 1-1 between the two teams. However, while there was nothing

  • The Story of Hardik Pandya: 10 things to know about Indian Cricket’s latest sensation and finisher

    Hardik Pandya has earned fame recently for his match-finishing abilities and is hailed as the next seam bowling all-rounder Kapil Dev. Whether or not he lives up to that legacy is something which time will tell. Pandya had been on the rader of taking his domestic cricket and IPL to the international level and this year, he had a stupendous year. Today, on October 11 as turns 24, the

  • India vs Australia: Has India turned itself into mean, ruthless machine?

    Australia’s tour of India ended on predictable lines as hosts defeated already demoralised and dysfunctional Aussies by seven wickets in the fifth one day match at Nagpur. Australia after electing to bat first started well with usual suspects in Aaron Finch and David Warner asserting themselves, but as has been the case right throughout the series, Indians bowled well to restrict Australia to a meagre score of 242/9 in

  • Pandya can clear any ground in the world: Shastri

    Kohli hail too India captain Virat Kohli feels man- of-the-series Hardik Pandya has emerged as the “biggest asset” for the team after their convincing 4-1 win in the five-match series against Australia. Kohli had special praise for all-rounder Pandya, who scored 222 runs with the bat and also picked up six wickets to emerge as the player-of-the-tournament.

  • Can Virat Kohli turn the tables on Coulter-nile?

    One reason India-Australia contests, even the most threadbare bilateral ODI ones, have continued to enthral is because the subtexts lend context to otherwise routine contests.

  • India vs Australia: Did complacency cost hosts fourth ODI at Bengaluru?

    Australia’s tour of India finally saw some sunshine as Aussies defeated India by 21 runs to register their first win of the series. The series which has seen one-sided cricket finally came alive with Australia picking themselves up after the disappointment of losing the first three matches, and bouncing back in style. India, after the high of winning the series and remaining undefeated in nine matches, couldn’t quite continue their winning streak