Free Press Journal
  • Ganguly: Rahul, Rahane not looked after properly

    New Delhi : Former captain Sourav Ganguly has slammed the Indian team management for not “looking after” two of its best batsmen, K L Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane, saying constant experimentation in the middle-order is hurting the “top-heavy” side.

  • KXIP’s middle order still a concern: Hodge

    Jaipur : KXIP coach Brad Hodge has made no bones about his team’s over reliance on openers Chris Gayle and K L Rahul though he hopes the middle order will deliver going forward in the Indian Premier League.

  • Buttler’s royal show

    Jaipur : Despite the lone ranger act by K L Rahul (95 not out off 70 balls), it was Jose Buttler’s heroics that won the day as Rajasthan Royals defeated Kings XI Punjab by 15 runs in their do-or-die IPL match here. Buttler scored 82 runs, stumped dangerous Chris Gayle and was instrumental in running out Axar Patel to turn the tide in his team’s favour. Needing 32 runs to win off

  • Punjab stuns Chennai despite Dhoni’s heroics

    Mohali : MS Dhoni’s master class innings of 79 runs off 44 balls was not good enough as Chennai Super Kings crashed to their first defeat when they went down fighting to Kings XI Punjab by four runs in the Indian Premier League match in Mohali on Sunday night. Chasing Punjab’s 197 for 7 CSK scored 193 for 5.

  • Shikhar Dhawan and K L Rahul storm into top 10 ICC rankings

    Dubai : K L Rahul broke into the top-10 at 9th, while Shikhar Dhawan also attained a career-high position of 28th in the latest ICC Test rankings after India’s clean- sweep of Sri Lanka in a three-match series.

  • K L Rahul set for comeback as Team India aim to seal series

    Colombo : K L Rahul’s imminent return leaves skipper Virat Kohli with an unenviable task of dropping opener Abhinav Mukund as India aim to clinch the three-match series against Sri Lanka with another resounding victory in the second Test starting today.

  • K L Rahul still nervous about his fitness

    Colombo : Making a comeback from a shoulder injury, India opener K L Rahul is “still very nervous” and his body is still “very unsure” four days before the start of the three-Test series against Sri Lanka.

  • Nair, Rahul disappoint

    Visakhapatnam: Karnataka’s star-studded batting line-up, comprising the likes of K L Rahul and Karun Nair, collapsed spectacularly as the team folded for 88 against Tamil Nadu on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal clash.

  • MiFFed by one

    Chennai : India opener K L Rahul said he was determined to score big on a batsman-friendly pitch after crafting a superb 199 to guide India to a strong position at stumps on the third day of the fifth Test against England here on Sunday.

  • Shikhar Dhawan trolled by Twitterati after poor show

    Kolkata  : India opener Shikhar Dhawan was trolled on Twitter after the southpaw got out cheaply in the second Test against New Zealand at the Eden Gardens here on Friday.

  • K. L. Rahul, Virat Kohli

    K. L. Rahul leads India fightback in Colombo

    Colombo : Opener K.L Rahul and skipper Virat Kohli put India back on track after the early blows from Sri Lankan pacer Dhamika Prasad on the first day of second Test at P.Sara Oval on Thursday. Kohli, who registered his 11th fifty, was dismissed after scoring a brilliant 78, thanks to a brilliant catch taken by his Sri Lankan counterpart at first slip. Coming together at 12 for 2, the duo shared

  • SRH Rahul hopes for national berth via IPL

    Hyderabad: Disappointed with some of his performances during the ongoing IPL season, Hyderabad wicketkeeper batsman K L Rahul said he would look to improve in the coming matches so that national selectors take note. “Disappointing that I had starts but have not been able to convert those starts into bigger performances. There were very good opportunities for me to win matches for my side and it’s disappointing that I could not win

  • Sunrisers’ K L Rahul hopes for national berth via IPL

    Hyderabad: Disappointed with some of his performances during the ongoing IPL season, Sunrisers Hyderabad wicketkeeper batsman K L Rahul said he would look to improve in the coming matches so that the national selectors take note. “Disappointing that I had starts but have not been able to convert those starts into bigger performances. There were very good opportunities for me to win matches for my side and it’s disappointing that I could not

  • Rahul, Karn make cut for Oz; Dhoni to skip opener

    Mumbai: Upcoming batsman K L Rahul and leg-spinner Karn Sharma were on named in India’s 19-member Test squad for the tour of Australia, where skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will skip the opening match owing to an injury.

  • Rahul, Karn make cut for Australia; Dhoni to skip opener

    Mumbai: Upcoming batsman K L Rahul and leg-spinner Karn Sharma were today named in India’s 19-member Test squad for the tour of Australia, where skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will skip the opening match owing to an injury.

  • K L Rahul

    Rahul expected in Indian Test squad for Australia

    Mumbai:Karnataka’s in-form young opener K L Rahul has staked a strong claim for inclusion in India’s Test squad to Australia which is to be picked here tomorrow by the five-man selection committee headed by Sandeep Patil.