For being the Test captain of the Indian team to being the 12th man in an ICC event would not be an easy task for Ajinkya Rahane. But Ajinkya Rahane has always been a team-man and yet again proved his class, by saying that one needs to keep all insecurities away while wearing India jersey, as per a report by Times of India.
Ajinkya Rahane was the captain of the Indian team during their series-winning Test against Australia in Dharamsala. Being the vital cog of a Test side, leading them to being a fringe player, carrying drinks is someone you wouldn’t have associated with an Indian cricketer in the 90’s but times have changed, and so has the mentality of the cricketers.
The traffic police in Pakistan's Faisalabad city is using an image of Indian pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah's no-ball in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 to warn the drivers to stay behind the line at the red light. City Traffic Police Faisalabad in Punjab, Pakistan's third-most-populous city, is using Bumrah's no-ball in the image on its posters.
The image with two cars behind a line on one side and Bumrah's no ball on the other carries a caption - "Don't cross the line. You know it can be costly". Below the caption is the logo of the City Traffic Police Faisalabad. Bumrah's no ball gave Pakistan's opener Fakhar Zaman an early life in the final of the Champions Trophy against India at The Oval on Sunday.
The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 saw some remarkable performances by a lot of champion performers. However, there were a few players, who, despite not having the baggage of expectations on them, went on to surprise everyone by their scintillating efforts in the tournament.
Here is a look at 5 emerging players of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
In case you missed it, the Google doodle for the ICC Champions Trophy had a small flash game attached to it. As the ICC Champions Trophy begun, it was time Google got in on the hype and celebrated cricket’s never-quenched excitement since the IPL started. The 2017 ICC Champions Trophy is second only to the Cricket World Cup and since teams play for countries, for some – it’s a larger matter of pride at stake.
The Google doodle is a small flash cricket game where you play as a grasshopper against a team of snail fielders and one snail bowler. The objective is simple: click the mouse at the right time to make contact with the ball and scores 4s, 6s and 1 runs. If you miss the ball, you are out of the game. You can then compare scores with your friends. Just like the fun created around the Olympic doodles, Google aims to make its games the perfect tiny getaway for people stuck at work. In fact, the Olympic doodle games may have won more viewers than the Olympics themselves; considering how popular the games had become.
The Indian High Commission in London was host to a reception on Monday for the Indian cricket team who are currently in England for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Notable players were all present at the high-profile dinner, suited up for the occasion.