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Teams are going for outright wins(PTI)

70, 114, 127, 166, 149: Fascinating trend emerges from Ranji Trophy

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 11:14 AM IST
There could be two things at play here - the pitches are green, they have spice, and teams want to go for outright wins. The seamers, and many of the bowlers in the Indian domestic circuit are not quick bowlers, but bowlers who use their skills to derive maximum out of the surface.
Rishabh Pant tries to stump Liton Das in the India vs Bangladesh 2nd T20I at Rajkot(Screen grab)
Rishabh Pant tries to stump Liton Das in the India vs Bangladesh 2nd T20I at Rajkot(Screen grab)

India vs Bangladesh: Rishabh Pant stumps Liton Das but umpire gives not out - Here’s why

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 08:30 AM IST
Apart from Rohit’s free-flowing strokplay, the biggest talking point of the match was Rishabh Pant, who stumped Liton Das but the umpire gave it not out as the former had gathered the ball in front of the stumps.
Rohit Sharma tees off(BCCI Twitter)
Rohit Sharma tees off(BCCI Twitter)

India vs South Africa: ‘Wine and Rohit get better with age’ - Twitter applauds India opener

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 07:25 AM IST
Rohit reached his 50 before the lunch break and when the session resumed post lunch, he accelerated and attacked the spinners.
Not only his oratory, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has also adopted his late uncle and Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray’s style of politics.(HT File Photo)
Not only his oratory, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has also adopted his late uncle and Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray’s style of politics.(HT File Photo)

Is Raj doing now what Bal Thackeray did in 1980?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 08:02 AM IST
Without contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Raj Thackeray took political centre-stage and became the main talking point in Maharashtra, which went to the polls in the first four phases.
The United Nations designating Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist is a diplomatic victory for India, said Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
The United Nations designating Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist is a diplomatic victory for India, said Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

‘Opposition reluctant to celebrate Masood Azhar ban’, says Arun Jaitley

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 01:28 AM IST
Finance minister Arun Jaitley said, speaking in one voice on issues such as external affairs and national security has been a tradition in this country, but there has been a departure from it in the past few years.
File image of MS Dhoni(AFP)
File image of MS Dhoni(AFP)

IPL 2019: MS Dhoni gives an update on his back troubles ahead of World Cup

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 12:26 PM IST
Former Indian captain MS Dhoni, who has been prolific this season, has faced troubles with his back in the recent past and was even forced to miss a match owing to this injury.
Karnataka minister Vinay Kulkarni with Jaya Mruthyunjaya Swamiji of Kudalasangama Panchamasali Peetha and his followers celebrate in Bengaluru on Monday after the state government decided to write to the Centre to grant religious minority status to the Lingayat community.(PTI)
Karnataka minister Vinay Kulkarni with Jaya Mruthyunjaya Swamiji of Kudalasangama Panchamasali Peetha and his followers celebrate in Bengaluru on Monday after the state government decided to write to the Centre to grant religious minority status to the Lingayat community.(PTI)

Minority status for Lingayats: Who they are and how they affect Karnataka elections

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2018 09:05 PM IST
With an eye on the Karnataka assembly elections, chief minister Siddaramaiah recommended minority status for the Lingayat sect — a community which holds sway over 90 of the state’s 224 assembly seats.
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