Usman Khawaja became the third Australian to score centuries in each innings of a Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Doug Walters in 1969 and Ricky Ponting in 2007 are the other two Australians.
Joe Root reached the milestone on Day 3 of the first Ashes 2021-22 Test vs Australia on Friday. Former Pakistan batsman Mohammed Yousuf still holds the record for most Test runs (1788) in a calendar year.
Nathan Lyon’s comments come after former skipper Ricky Ponting said adding Paine in the squad could distract Australia in Ashes 2021-22. Lyon also called stumper Paine as ‘best keeper in the world’.
Ricky Ponting also said he was surprised that Rahul Dravid took up the position, looking at the fact that he has a young family.
Delhi Capitals lost the IPL 2021 virtual semifinal against Kolkata Knight Riders in Sharjah. DC had lost the plot when batting first, feels Ponting.
Needing 13 off the last over, CSL skipper Dhoni hit three boundaries off DC’s best bowler Tom Curran to help his team enter record ninth IPL final.
Delhi Capitals will face Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1 of the ongoing IPL 2021 on Sunday. The winner directly books a ticket to the final.
Delhi Capitals finished on top of the IPL 2021 after the league stage on 20 points. A win against CSK in Qualifier 1 will book their place in the final.
Delhi Capitals are currently sitting at the top of IPL 2021 table with six wins from eight matches. They play Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday.
IPL will host its remaining 31 games between September 19 and October 15 just before the T20 World Cup which starts from October 17
Ricky Ponting said that lower-order 'finisher' role remains a headache for Australia as the Aussies prepare for T20 World Cup
Ricky Ponting admitted that IPL can be a welcome distraction in these tough times and said that COVID-19 has dominated the conversations within his team.
Senior pacer Ishant Sharma was retained by Delhi Capitals ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 auction
Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting also said dew was a factor in the second innings as bowlers found it difficult to grip the ball
Rishabh Pant won his debut match as Delhi Capitals captain in the IPL against MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings and Ponting believes that his energy is simply hard to miss
Ricky Ponting recalled how Prithvi Shaw simply refused to pad up for nets when after scoring two fifties last season, he was hit by a slump
This season will mark the wicketkeeper-batsman's debut as IPL captain. Pant has led Delhi's state team in the past.
An injury-ravaged India beat Australia by three wickets in the series-deciding fourth Test at the Gabba
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.