England's Jonny Bairstow and Jos Buttler were unable to take the field on Day 4 after being hit by finger injuries. Visiting all-rounder Ben Stokes, who took up a side strain while bowling looked in discomfort with the bat.
Following his 6/7 against England in the third Ashes Test, Scott Boland was an obvious choice for Australia skipper Pat Cummins for the fourth Test in Sydney after Josh Hazlewood and Jhye Richardson weren't fully fit.
Ravichandran Ashwin, with 883 rating points, is the only Indian bowler in the top-10 of ICC Test Rankings. In the batting list, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli retained their 5th and 7th positions respectively.
Scott Boland is the second Indigenous male cricketer to play Tests for Australia after fellow pace bowler Jason Gillespie. He took a five-wicket haul against England on his Test debut at the MCG.
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.