Former and current India cricketers have voiced their opinion on the ongoing farmers' stir. Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane and others tweeted on farmers' protest. Sachin Tendulkar said 'external forces can be spectators but not participants’. Virat Kohli called for staying united during the hours of disagreements. Ajinkya Rahane wants everyone to stay united & then work towards resolving internal issues. Rohit Sharma is confident that a solution will soon be found in the matter. Ravi Shastri called it 'internal matter' and believed it can be 'resolved through dialogue’. Anil Kumble said India is capable of taking its internal issues to amicable solutions. Suresh Raina said that everything can be resolved through amicable and unbiased dialogue. Reactions from the Indian cricket fraternity came after pop star Rihanna backed farm protest. Meanwhile, MEA said the government has passed the farm laws 'after a full debate and discussion’. MEA added that the government has also 'initiated a series of talks' to address the farmers' issues. MEA also condemned celebs, who have drawn attention to farmers' protest on social media. Farmers have been protesting on different Delhi borders since November 26 last year.
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Bowling Coach of Indian Cricket Team, Bharat Arun said, "We had formed this 5-bowler theory five years ago and on most occasion, we played woth five bowlers abroad... So, in team's opinion Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri were extremely firmed that we need to play with 5 bowlers to be successful abroad. The guiding principle of this team was being fearless and being honest. So in persuade of excellence, we're not scared or not in fear of losing games... During the last test match, there were discussions of having extra batsman but it could have given negative impact on all of us. We knew, Washington Sundar due to his past records that he's good at bat and then we said lets go with 5 bowlers."
Members of the Indian cricket team arrived in Mumbai from Australia tour on January 21. The players have been advised to remain in 7-day home quarantine, an official informed. Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur and Prithvi Shaw landed in Mumbai this morning. Head coach Ravi Shastri also reached Mumbai with the players. An injury-ravaged India beat Australia by three wickets in the 4th test in Brisbane. India clinched the series and retained the Border Gavaskar Trophy. Meanwhile, Rishabh Pant landed in New Delhi. While speaking to the reporters outside the airport, he said, “I am so happy that we retained the trophy. The whole team is very happy.” Pant scored an unbeaten 89 runs in fourth Test as India chased down a total of 328. This was the highest chase recorded at the Brisbane Cricket Ground. Watch the full video for more.
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Kangana Ranaut has shared the before and after look of her parents Mumbai home, done by her. The actor's brother Aksht will be living in that house with his wife Ritu Sanghwan. Kangana took to Twitter and shared a video after she transformed the house with Ritu's help. Kangana gave the house an all new look with furniture in pastel and floral prints. The place also has a garden-themed balcony with a sitting area overlooking the city skyline. Kangana had first shared pictures of the rather simple-looking place before the makeover. Earlier, Kangana had shared a video to show how she was managing both work and home decor. Kangana has started work on her next, Tejas, in which she plays a Sikh soldier. The actor, meanwhile, has Thalaivi and Dhaakad in post-production stage. Kangana has also announced Manikarnika Returns: The Legend of Didda.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 74th edition of his monthly radio address, Mann Ki Baat and spoke about various issues concerning the nation, including water conservation and coronavirus. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday launched Brazil's Amazonia-1 satellite onboard its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C51. Jaish-ul-Hind, an unknown and unheard organisation, has taken responsibility for placing the explosives-laden vehicle outside Mukesh Ambani's house 'Antilia' in Mumbai. While the country is still battling the Coronavirus Pandemic, Arunachal Pradesh became a coronavirus-free state on Sunday with the three active cases recovering from the disease.
Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command at Headquarters Command Post in Mumbai on February 28. He has succeeded Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar, who retires after a career spanning 40 years in the Indian Navy. Vice Admiral Kumar laid a wreath at the Gaurav Stambh monument in Mumbai. Vice Admiral also signed visitor's book at 'Gaurav Stambh' in Mumbai.
India Test Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Feb 03 said he is "really happy" as the skipper Virat Kohli is back to the squad as the captain, ahead of the first test match against England, starting from Feb 05 in Chennai. "Originally Virat is the captain and I'm vice-captain. I'm really happy that he is back with us which is a positive sight. As a team, we are focussing on playing together, playing as a unit," said Rahane when asked Virat Kohli's return to the Indian cricket team.
For the first time in his career, the former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will share his experience and teach the nitty-gritties of cricket online. The session will be available on Unacademy for..