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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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.
Wheelchair bound Kapil Sharma ‘misbehaves’ with paparazzi. Popular comedian Kapil Sharma was spotted on a wheelchair by the paparazzi at the Mumbai airport on Monday afternoon. The ‘Firangi’ star seem miffed with the shutterbugs as they hounded him for photos while he made an exit from the airport. Sharma asked paparazzi to move aside and accused them of misbehaving.
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The streets in Maharashtra's Amravati wore a deserted look on February 23. The night curfew will continue till in the district till 6:00 am of March 01 to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. During this curfew, only essentials shops will be open from 08:00 am to 03:00 pm. As per the information of Mumbai Police, 17,500 people fined for not wearing a mask in public places in Mumbai in the last 3 days. The fine for not wearing a mask is Rs 200.
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar distributed masks in Mumbai amid rising cases of coronavirus pandemic in the state. She distributed the face masks at Dadar vegetable market on February 23 as COVID-19 cases rises. Speaking to media, Kishori Pednekar said, "Mumbai Police has joined hands with us. People are more scared of police than marshals. Request all to wear masks, sanitize and maintain social distancing."
T. Natarajan, one of the gems from 'Men in Blue' who clinched the historic glory at in Australia, received a king like welcome at his native village in Salem district. Sitting on a royal chariot, Natarajan humbly thanked everyone for the grand and warm welcome. India retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy by beating Australia 2-1. On Tuesday, Australia's fortress -- The Gabba -- was finally breached. It took 32 years and two months, but the unthinkable was achieved as an injury-ravaged young Indian team beat Australia by three wickets against all odds to take the series 2-1.
After returning from Australia tour, cricketer Mohammed Siraj said, "My family gave me confidence which motivated me. My mom used to say to stay back in Australia and to fulfil dad's dream...I think my career has just begun. I don't want to relax now. I want to improve my performance." India won the fourth and final test match of the series against Australia, at the Gabba in Brisbane and retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with 2-1.
In a recent podcast with former cricketer and cricket commentator Mark Nicholas, Indian skipper Virat Kohli has opened about his depression during the England tour in 2014. In the first episode of Not Just Cricket, Virat reveals how he used to feel depressed and he didn’t know how to get over the negative feelings during that England tour in which he averaged 13.50 in the Test series. Watch the video to know more.
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The Indian cricket team has a global reach when it comes to fan following. This time, Team India's fandom has reached the Caribbean shores. Olympic medal winner Yohan Blake expressed his admiration towards the Indian cricket team. Taking to Twitter, Blake praised Virat Kohli and said his captaincy has impressed him. Blake's comment comes after England beat India by 227 runs in the first Test in Chennai. However, the way Kohli stood up and took responsibility for everything has left Blake in awe. Blake is a Jamaican sprinter who won the 100m gold in the 2011 World Championships.
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Indian team battled with broken bones and clinched the historic glory by winning the test series against Australia at their turf. Indian team returned from Australia on January 21. Indian Cricket Team..