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The Pink Test is played in the memory of Glenn McGrath's late wife Jane, who died of breast cancer. Glenn will have a virtual presence at the SCG on Monday when both England and Australia will be presented with their baggy pink caps.
For Glenn McGrath, too much bromance between England and Australian players, which he largely attributed to IPL and Big Bash, was taking away the required passion while representing the country.
The former Australia all-rounder said Hazlewood has similarities with legendary fast bowler Glenn McGrath in the way he controls the ball.
Prasidh Krishna made a record-breaking start to his international career, picking four wickets on ODI debut as India defeated England by 66 runs
Krishna registered a haul of 4/54, the best by an Indian debutant, in the opening ODI against England in Pune on Tuesday
McGrath rued the approach taken by the Australian batsman so far in the four-match series, which is locked at 1-1 at the moment.
Virat Kohli will be on paternity leave after the first Test in Adelaide. Rohit Sharma is expected to join the Test squad subject to his fitness
In the 1999 Australia-India Adelaide Test, a Glenn McGrath bouncer hit Sachin Tendulkar on his shoulders and Daryl Harper deemed it as LBW. Watch the footage here
In 2003 final too, Aussies bat first and posted a massive total then India crumbled. Sachin Tendulkar, India's hope, was dismissed in the first over itself by Glenn McGrath
Australia have played maximum Day-Night Test matches, while India led by Virat Kohli have embraced it only in 2019 after they played their first-day Test against Bangladesh in Kolkata
Australian legend Glenn McGrath picked Jasprit Bumrah and Kagiso Rabada, and Virat Kohli and Steve Smith as the current two best bowlers and batsmen in the world
Former Australia captain Steve Smith, who won the man of the match award in the 1st Ashes Test against England, is one of the contemporary batting greats besides India skipper Virat Kohli, retired South African AB de Villiers
This year, the McGrath Foundation is targeting to raise $2.1 million over the five days.
In the all-time list of most successful bowlers in Test cricket, Anderson is on the fourth place, behind the spin trio of Muttiah Muralidharan (800), Shane Warne (708) and Anil Kumble (619).
"He bowls the line Glenn McGrath did, Shaun Pollick did, Ian Botham did, Dale Steyn does, and so, he is India’s best Test bowler."
'To me it feels like the right time to go. I've trusted my instinct in the past and I feel it's time to trust it again.'
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.