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On this day: In 2013, Ajit Agarkar-led Mumbai defeats Saurashtra to lift 40th Ranji Trophy title
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On this day: In 2013, Ajit Agarkar-led Mumbai defeats Saurashtra to lift 40th Ranji Trophy title

The three-day final against Saurashtra had begun with Ajit Agarkar winning the toss and choosing to bowl first. Saurashtra made a total score of 148 runs within 76 overs. Arpit Vasavada made the highest runs for Saurashtra with 55 runs off 146 deliveries.

T20 World Cup 2021: Ajit Agarkar feels Indian selectors shouldn't make changes to squad
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T20 World Cup 2021: Ajit Agarkar feels Indian selectors shouldn't make changes to squad

Former international bowler Ajit Agarkar has asked the Indian selectors to not make any kind of changes to the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 squad.

India vs England: Ajit Agarkar says Virat Kohli's dismissals outside off stump not a cause of concern
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India vs England: Ajit Agarkar says Virat Kohli's dismissals outside off stump not a cause of concern

Calling Ashwin's expulsion "unfortunate", Agarkar added that the team is expected to stick with a similar combination, unless dry conditions force India to think otherwise ahead of the third Test.

India vs Sri Lanka: It is the amount of bowling, says Ajit Agarkar on Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s injury issues
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India vs Sri Lanka: It is the amount of bowling, says Ajit Agarkar on Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s injury issues

Ajit Agarkar talks about reasons behind Bhuvneshwar's continuous issues with injuries and why he must feature in India T20 XI if he's fit.

World Test Championship final: Clinching title a 'big deal', both sides will be up for challenge, says Ajit Agarkar
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World Test Championship final: Clinching title a 'big deal', both sides will be up for challenge, says Ajit Agarkar

Seamers will play a key role in the World Test Championship (WTC) final at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, reckons former India pacer Ajit Agarkar, who also believes that a fourth seaming option is also a possibility in case a green seaming wicket is what the two sides are confronted with.

India vs Australia: From Anil Kumble's 8/141 to Jasprit Bumrah's 6/33, top Test bowling spells by Indians on Aussie soil
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India vs Australia: From Anil Kumble's 8/141 to Jasprit Bumrah's 6/33, top Test bowling spells by Indians on Aussie soil

Right from their first Australia tour in 1947-48, there have been some clinical batting and bowling performances that are still cherished by our cricket-crazy nation. And so, after revisiting the top 10 knocks by Indian batsmen in Australia, it’s time to take a look at India’s 10 best bowling displays in Tests:

Happy Birthday Ajit Agarkar: Wishes pour in for former India cricketer as he turns 43
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Happy Birthday Ajit Agarkar: Wishes pour in for former India cricketer as he turns 43

At the time of his retirement, Ajit Agarkar had 288 ODI wickets and 1,269 runs under his belt.

Former Indian pacer Abey Kuruvilla in fray to become national selector
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Former Indian pacer Abey Kuruvilla in fray to become national selector

It is understood that Kuruvilla, who has played 10 Test matches and 25 ODIs, applied for the job on 13 November, two days before the deadline.

Chetan Sharma, Maninder Sharma apply for vacant BCCI selectors’ posts; Ajit Agarkar likely to throw hat in ring
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Chetan Sharma, Maninder Sharma apply for vacant BCCI selectors’ posts; Ajit Agarkar likely to throw hat in ring

Chetan Sharma had in fact applied in January also but then the BCCI had only replaced South Zone incumbent (MSK Prasad) with Joshi and Harvinder came in place of Gagan Khoda.

BCCI invites applications for national selectors, sets 15 November deadline
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BCCI invites applications for national selectors, sets 15 November deadline

The deadline for sending applications is Sunday, 15 November, with an age-cap of 60 years and minimum eligibility criteria of 30 first-class matches.

My First IPL match: Warne's surprise call-up, Smith's calming presence, new avatar and a ballistic cannon — Swapnil Asnodkar recalls 'dream debut'
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My First IPL match: Warne's surprise call-up, Smith's calming presence, new avatar and a ballistic cannon — Swapnil Asnodkar recalls 'dream debut'

Swapnil Asnodkar burst onto the scene in style with a 34-ball 60 in his debut match in IPL 2008, against KKR. He walks down the memory lane to relive that special day.

Virat Kohli has shown more faith in fast bowlers, MS Dhoni depended on spin, says Ajit Agarkar
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Virat Kohli has shown more faith in fast bowlers, MS Dhoni depended on spin, says Ajit Agarkar

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar said that it is because of the fast bowlers that India have started to compete better outside the sub-continent.

Saliva use as important to bowlers as bat to batsmen, feels former India seamer Ajit Agarkar
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Saliva use as important to bowlers as bat to batsmen, feels former India seamer Ajit Agarkar

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar understands that saliva-ban is a "safe option" in prevailing situation but urged the custodians of the game to be flexible if players test negative before the start of any series.

My Favourite Match: When Rahul Dravid aced the 2003 Adelaide Test with defiant knocks
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My Favourite Match: When Rahul Dravid aced the 2003 Adelaide Test with defiant knocks

Staying true to his title ‘The Wall’, Rahul Dravid dominated screen time and shaped much of my conceptions about cricket as a young fanboy. And he continues to inspire many, not just through coaching, but also with his gentlemanly aura.

Old videos, plenty of trivia and heartfelt love — wishes gush in for Sachin Tendulkar on 47th birthday
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Old videos, plenty of trivia and heartfelt love — wishes gush in for Sachin Tendulkar on 47th birthday

On the cricketing icon, Sachin Tendulkar's 47th birthday, here, we prepare a list of the best wishes that poured in for the 'Master Blaster'.

CAC member Madan Lal says two new selectors will be appointed by end of New Zealand tour
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CAC member Madan Lal says two new selectors will be appointed by end of New Zealand tour

'We have received a list of 44 applicants and we should have the two selectors appointed by the end of New Zealand tour,' said Madan Lal

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says appointment of new selectors will be finalised by end of February
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says appointment of new selectors will be finalised by end of February

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly on Monday said the two replacements in the selection panel will be picked by the end of this month.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says new selection committee will pick India squad for ODI series against South Africa
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says new selection committee will pick India squad for ODI series against South Africa

Sourav Ganguly also informed that while Madan Lal and Sulakshana Naik are the members of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), Gautam Gambhir is being replaced as he can not hold any position being a Member of Parliament.

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar applies for chief selector's job, Venkatesh Prasad throws hat in ring too
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Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar applies for chief selector's job, Venkatesh Prasad throws hat in ring too

Agarkar, who is a former chairman of Mumbai senior selection committee, is in contention for the chairman's post as the new constitution doesn't have provisions for zonal system.

Sachin Tendulkar, Dilip Vengsarkar among 39 former international players eligible to vote in MCA elections
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Sachin Tendulkar, Dilip Vengsarkar among 39 former international players eligible to vote in MCA elections

This is the first time that former players are allowed to vote in the state association polls after the Lodha panel reforms have come into effect.