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Saturday, Oct 19, 2019
Abhishek Paul

Abhishek Paul

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Abhishek Paul works with the Hindustan Times’ sports desk. He has been covering the beat since 2010 across print and digital mediums.

articles by Abhishek Paul (302 results)
Oct 06, 2019 23:37
Dane Piedt and debutant Senuran Muthusamy put up a fight with a 91-run stand for the ninth wicket, but it only delayed the defeat with the hosts completing a 203-run win after the break. India are 1-0 up in the three-match series. read more
Oct 06, 2019 23:26
As far as the stats go, he is the first Indian opener since Sunil Gavaskar in 41 years to have scored two tons in a Test match. He is also now the holder of most sixes in a Test match (13). read more
Oct 06, 2019 00:01
This was the most sixes ever hit by an Indian in a Test, surpassing Navjot Singh Sidhu. By the time Sharma would get out to Keshav Maharaj at 127 he would hit four more to take his tally to 13. read more
Oct 05, 2019 23:54
For India, it was the perfect end to a day when they saw their newly promoted opener Rohit Sharma (127, 149 balls) score his second ton of the match. read more
Oct 04, 2019 22:29
Elgar brought up his 12th Test ton with a six off a slog sweep against the same bowler who had been dismissive of his way of playing spin. read more
Oct 04, 2019 21:46
For Test cricket to return, Visakhapatnam had to wait for close to three years. In that period Ashwin has had to endure a rather long wait of his own—to find his place again as India’s Test spinner of choice. read more
Oct 03, 2019 22:17
Not only did the opener from Karnataka bring up his first Test century against South Africa before lunch on Day Two, he went on to convert that hundred into a double hundred in the following session. read more
Oct 03, 2019 17:46
IND vs SA: At stumps, South Africa’s score read 39\/3 with Dean Elgar (27) and Temba Bavuma (2) at the crease, still trailing by 463 runs. read more
Oct 02, 2019 23:30
Ind vs Sa: Playing with two pacers and three spinners, the Proteas had failed to strike as the Indian pair took the hosts to a comfortable position. read more
Oct 02, 2019 18:01
India vs South Africa: For all his ODI swag that he got to replicate against the Proteas spinners, Rohit Sharma’s century too came off a tweaker in Senuran Muthusamy. read more
Oct 02, 2019 17:11
Speaking at the end of the day’s play, Rohit said that opening the batting always suited his game as he loved to wear his pads and walk straight out to take part in the action. read more
Oct 02, 2019 07:46
Quinton de Kock spoke about that process of forging a team out of new faces ahead of the first Test, and whether South African cricket is staring at a vacuum post the retirements of the likes of AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla. read more
Oct 01, 2019 23:23
Rishabh Pant has been swapped with Wriddhiman Saha as the wicket-keeper for the first Test against South Africa starting on Wednesday at Visakhapatnam. read more
Oct 01, 2019 20:45
IND vs SA 1st Test Preview: After criticising his erratic batting, India drop young stumper Pant and recall Saha, with Ashwin and Rohit Sharma also back for the first Test against South Africa. read more
Sep 30, 2019 23:34
All Rahane did was soldier on patiently, getting close to the three-figure mark on occasions yet falling agonisingly close. That changed in the recent Windies tour where he finished with a hundred and two half-centuries read more