Lokesh Rahul

Cricket World Player of the Week - Hardik Pandya

For scoring a scintillating century in the third Test against Sri Lanka in Pallekele that set up India's innings victory and also the 3-0 series whitewash, all-rounder Hardik Pandya is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
15 August 2017

Lokesh Rahul returns to Indian line-up for second Test in Colombo

India captain Virat Kohli has confirmed the return of opening batsman Lokesh Rahul in the line-up for the second Test against Sri Lanka that kicks-off on Thursday in Colombo.
3 August 2017

Lokesh Rahul ruled out of first Test against Sri Lanka

India opening batsman Lokesh Rahul will miss the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle due to a viral fever.
25 July 2017

Lokesh Rahul unlikely for India's Champions Trophy defence

India opening batsman Lokesh Rahul is in line to miss the upcoming Champions Trophy to be played in England and Wales after being sidelined with a shoulder surgery.
21 April 2017

Kane Williamson climbs to second position in ICC Test rankings

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has climbed to the second position in International Cricket Council rankings for batsmen following his fabulous century in the third Test against South Africa in Hamilton.
31 March 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Steven Smith

For scoring his third Test century in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar series against India on a challenging Dharamsala track, Australia skipper Steven Smith is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
27 March 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Nathan Lyon

For registering the best figures by a bowler in Bengaluru during the second Test against India, Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
6 March 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - David Warner

For scoring the highest individual score in Adelaide during the fifth and final One-Day International against Pakistan, David Warner is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
30 January 2017

Lokesh Rahul added to India squad for second Test against England

Karnataka batsman Lokesh Rahul has joined the Indian squad for the second Test against England in Visakhapatnam.
15 November 2016

Gautam Gambhir replaces Lokesh Rahul for New Zealand Tests

Opening batsman Gautam Gambhir has been named as the replacement for the injured Lokesh Rahul in the Indian squad for the ongoing Test series against New Zealand.
28 September 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Joe Root

For scoring two consecutive fifties and steering England to victories in the first two One-Day Internationals against Pakistan, Joe Root is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
29 August 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Kusal Mendis

For scoring the highest individual score in Pallekele and helping Sri Lanka secure a fabulous victory in the first Test against Australia, Kusal Mendis is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
1 August 2016

Bumrah four-fer sets up 3-0 clean sweep for India

After a four-wicket haul from Jasprit Bumrah skittled Zimbabwe for 123 in 42.2 overs, Lokesh Rahul and Faiz Fazal hit unbeaten fifties and helped India chase down the target in 21.5 overs, securing a 10-wicket win in the third One-Day International in Harare and complete a 3-0 series whitewash.
15 June 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow is the Cricket World Player of the Week for recording the highest individual score by an England wicket-keeper at home during the first innings of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's.
13 June 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Virat Kohli

For scoring 213 runs from three matches in the Indian Premier League including a maiden Twenty20 century, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
25 April 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Peter Siddle

For turning in a fine and disciplined performance in his very first Test on the 2015 Ashes tour and helping Australia end on a high, Peter Siddle is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
24 August 2015

I wanted to carry on batting - Lokesh Rahul

India’s opening batsman Lokesh Rahul regretted being unable to convert his century into a big knock on the first day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Thursday.
20 August 2015

Sri Lanka win the day with last-ball wicket

Rohit Sharma fell on the stroke of stumps on day one of the second Test in Colombo handing a hard-fought day to Sri Lanka, as India ended on 319 for six buoyed by a century from Lokesh Rahul.
20 August 2015

Lokesh Rahul to miss Bangladesh tour

India's opening batsman Lokesh Rahul is set to miss the tour of Bangladesh after being hit by dengue fever.
6 June 2015

Fourth Test Hangs In The Balance

The fourth Test hangs in thrilling balance as India counter-attacked their way to 342 for five at stumps on day three in Sydney, writes Chetan Narula at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
8 January 2015