Spinner Dom Bess took all five wickets as England had South Africa in deep trouble on 113-5 at lunch on day three of the third test in Port Elizabeth
KL Rahul was just filling in for the injured Rishabh Pant in Rajkot but comparisons have already been drawn with the great Rahul Dravid, who batted in the middle-order and kept wickets in more than 70 ODIs for the team's sake.
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KL had lost his place in the Test squad after tour of Australia. But as skipper Virat Kohli said that it's difficult to leave a player like Rahul from any squad, he has a better chance than fit-again Prithvi Shaw or Subman Gill who was reserve Test opener during home series last season.
Batting at number five, Rahul conjured up a 52-ball 80 to lead India to a competitive 340 for six against Australia in the second ODI, which the hosts won by 36 runs to level the series in Rajkot on Friday.
While Dhoni has been left out due for not playing any cricket for six months, it can't be ruled out that he can still be in the mix as far as World T20 in Australia is concerned.
It was a breathless golden streak in 1984-5 for Ravi Shastri. Runs in Pakistan, centuries in Kolkata and Cuttack, a double in Bombay, six sixes in an over, World Series and Sharjah Cup triumphs.
Shikhar Dhawan was hit in the 10th over of the Indian innings. While he was in considerable pain and needed medical attention, he decided to carry on batting, scoring a fluent 96 in India's total of 340 for six.
'No panic' as India power to series-levelling win over Australia
Shikhar Dhawan produces another strong batting display as India bounce back from Tuesday's humiliation to beat Australia by 36 runs and level the one-day series.
India beat Australia by 36 runs in the second one-day international in Rajkot and leveled the series with a match to go
Made to bat first, India totaled 340/6 with half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan (96), Lokesh Rahul (80), and captain Virat Kohli (78).