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Ajinkya Rahane

Born: June 5, 1988 (age 33)

Height: 5' 6" (168cm)

Hometown: Ashwi-KD, India
Nationality: India Indian

Role: Top-order batsman
Sports Mole has 176 articles about Ajinkya Rahane. Articles 1 to 40:
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India's Mayank Agarwal to miss first England Test with suspected concussion
The 30-year-old opener was struck on the helmet during training.
Aug 2, 17:29
New Zealand's Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor celebrate after winning the ICC World Test Championship Final against India on June 23, 2021
New Zealand defeat India to win World Test Championship final
Kane Williamson led the way with an unbeaten 52 and 37-year-old Ross Taylor struck the winning boundary to finish 47 not out.
Jun 23, 18:58
New Zealand's Tom Latham celebrates with Henry Nicholls after taking a catch to dismiss India's Mohammad Shami on June 23, 2021
New Zealand closing in on World Test Championship victory
The Black Caps need to chase 139 to win.
Jun 23, 17:05
New Zealand's Neil Wagner celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of India's Ajinkya Rahane on June 20, 2021
Kyle Jamieson inspires New Zealand to dominant showing against India
The paceman from Auckland wrapped up sensational figures of five for 31 in 22 relentless overs as India were dismissed for 217 at the Ageas Bowl.
Jun 20, 19:06
New Zealand's Neil Wagner celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of India's Ajinkya Rahane on June 20, 2021
Kyle Jamieson takes five wickets as New Zealand dominate India
The 6fit 8in paceman finished with sensational figures of five for 31.
Jun 20, 16:45
New Zealand's Neil Wagner celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of India's Ajinkya Rahane on June 20, 2021
New Zealand seize initiative against India in World Championship final
Jamieson claimed the prize scalp of Virat Kohli, who failed to add to his overnight score of 44.
Jun 20, 14:03
England's Ben Stokes celebrates after his match-winning display against West Indies on July 20, 2020
India in control against England after Rishabh Pant century
Pant built to a brilliant 101 as he changed the complexion of the game.
Mar 5, 12:30
England's Ben Stokes celebrates after his match-winning display against West Indies on July 20, 2020
Ben Stokes leads England fightback in fourth Test against India
The hosts struggled to 80 for four at lunch, with a disciplined bowling display making matters difficult in Ahmedabad.
Mar 5, 08:59
England captain Joe Root celebrates with the Wisden Trophy on July 28, 2020
Joe Root stars as England pull themselves back into contention
Captain takes five Indian wickets in dramatic fashion.
Feb 25, 11:12
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India increase lead to 416 in second Test against England
The tourists face an uphill battle to preserve their lead in the series.
Feb 15, 09:56
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India closing in on second Test victory over England
The hosts were 351 ahead at lunch on day three in Chennai.
Feb 15, 08:25
India's Rohit Sharma celebrates another century against Bangladesh on July 2, 2019
India vs. England Day Two: Rohit Sharma hits back after Moeen Ali magic
Rohit piled up 18 fours and two sixes on his way to a free-flowing 161, a wonderful performance that drove the hosts to 300 for six.
Feb 13, 13:29
Jack Leach hits a four for England on July 25, 2019
Jack Leach bemoans "VAR" moment in second test against India
Jack Leach saw appeals against Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane turned down.
Feb 13, 13:21
India's Rohit Sharma celebrates another century against Bangladesh on July 2, 2019
Rohit Sharma leads India fightback against England
Moeen clean bowled Virat Kohli in Chennai.
Feb 13, 11:59
India's Rohit Sharma celebrates another century against Bangladesh on July 2, 2019
India hit back against England through Rohit Sharma's century
Moeen had marked his recall after 18 months with a magic moment in the morning session, as he sent Virat Kohli back for a duck.
Feb 13, 09:59
England's James Anderson celebrates his 600th wicket on August 25, 2020
James Anderson claims match-winning spell was nothing "out of the ordinary"
Lancashire man was in devastating form.
Feb 9, 12:03
England's James Anderson celebrates his 600th wicket on August 25, 2020
India v England Day 5: James Anderson propels England to victory
England claimed a 227-run win in the first Test in Chennai.
Feb 9, 10:38
England's James Anderson celebrates his 600th wicket on August 25, 2020
Result: James Anderson inspires England to Test victory over India
The tourists completed their sixth successive overseas Test win.
Feb 9, 08:48
Dom Bess in action for England on January 18, 2020
Dom Bess, Jofra Archer star as England remain in control against India
The tourists had reduced the home side to 154 for four at tea in reply to 578.
Feb 7, 09:30
India's Ajinkya Rahane celebrates after reaching a century during play on the first day of the second cricket Test match between England and India at Lord's cricket ground in London on July 17, 2014
Ajinkya Rahane prepared to take a backseat role against England
Virat Kohli has returned to India's ranks after paternity leave for the first of four Tests.
Feb 3, 15:33
India batsman Rishabh Pant pictured in September 2018
Rishabh Pant hails "dream series" as India stun Australia
India's Shubman Gill and Rishabh Pant inspired a record-breaking victory at the Gabba.
Jan 19, 10:05
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Result: Rishabh Pant leads India to stunning series win over Australia
India pulled off a record run chase at the Gabba to inflict Australia's first defeat there since 1988.
Jan 19, 08:51
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Result: India hold Australia to draw in thrilling third Test
Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari put on a defensive masterclass at the SCG.
Jan 11, 09:12
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Result: India cruise past Australia in second Test to level series
Stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane hits the winning runs after Australia were bowled out for 200 leaving India needing just 70 for victory.
Dec 29, 09:12
Pat Cummins in action for Australia on September 8, 2019
Result: India bowled out for 36 as Australia win first Test
Josh Hazlewood took five for eight to reach 200 Test wickets.
Dec 19, 09:00
Virat Kohli during the second day of the second Test between England and India on August 2, 2018
Result: India complete win over England in third Test match
India require just 10 minutes to wrap up a 203-run victory over England on the final day of the third Test match at Trent Bridge.
Aug 22, 11:18
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Virat Kohli just short of century as India edge first day of third Test against England
Virat Kohli falls three runs short of a century as India edged day one of the third Test against England after being put in to bat.
Aug 18, 19:20
Chris Woakes celebrates his maiden Test century against India on August 11, 2018
Result: England take apart India at Lord's to extend series lead
England cruise to victory against India in their rain-affected second Test at Lord's to open up a 2-0 series lead.
Aug 12, 18:35
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Result: India seal series win over Australia with eight-wicket triumph in fourth Test
India seal the series over Australia 2-1 with an eight-wicket victory in the fourth Test.
Mar 28, 09:12
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India trail Australia by 52 runs in series decider after faltering start
Nathan Lyon stars for Australia as India are restricted to 248-6 in Dharamsala, with the tourists reaching stumps on day two 52 runs ahead.
Mar 26, 13:18
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India battle back in second Test with Australia
Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane produce an unbeaten partnership of 93 to leave India in a strong position in their second Test with Australia.
Mar 6, 12:18
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Australia in control in India
Australia take a commanding lead over India on the second day of the first Test in Pune.
Feb 24, 12:05
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India declare on 687 against Bangladesh
India end day two of their one and only Test match with Bangladesh with a lead of 646 runs after declaring on 687-6 in Hyderabad.
Feb 10, 11:49
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India in command in Hyderabad
Virat Kohli hits an unbeaten 111 as India dominate the first day of their one-off test with Bangladesh.
Feb 9, 12:50
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Result: England defeat India in final ODI
England beat India by five runs in a thrilling final ODI at Eden Gardens.
Jan 22, 16:22
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Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli centuries put India in control against England
Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli hit centuries to put India on 317-4 after day one of the second Test against England.
Nov 17, 11:29
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Haseeb Hameed stars for England but first Test heading for draw
Haseeb Hameed hits an unbeaten 62 as England reach the close of play on day four of the first Test with India on 114-0, giving them a lead of 163 runs.
Nov 12, 11:40
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Result: New Zealand level series 2-2 with 19-run victory over India
New Zealand level the one-day series 2-2 with a 19-run victory over India in Ranchi.
Oct 26, 16:59
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New Zealand trail India by 529 runs in Indore
India reach 557-5 in the final Test meeting with New Zealand in Indore before bringing in their opponents to bat, with the Black Caps ending play on 28-0.
Oct 9, 12:57
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Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane hold the fort for India
Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane mount a 167-run partnership to steady the ship for India after three men were sent packing by New Zealand.
Oct 8, 13:34

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Friday's key events

· Great Britain's women aim to secure their place on the podium as they face India in the bronze medal match (2.30am)
· Netherlands - silver medallists five years ago - and Argentina battle for the gold medal in the women's final (11am)

· The women's gold medal will be decided as Australia and USA go head to head (3.30am)

· Lauren Price will be looking to add to Team GB's success in the ring when she takes on Nouchka Fontijn of Netherlands in the women's middleweight semi-final (6am)

· Tom Daley already has one Olympic gold to his name in Tokyo, and he begins his bid for second in the men's 10m platform. Teammate Noah Williams is also involved in the preliminary round (7am)

· Jason Kenny's reign as sprint king may be over, but Jack Carlin looked strong in his bid to succeed his compatriot. He takes on Harrie Lavreysen in his sprint semi-final (8.10am), with the final taking place later in the day (10.35am)
· The women's madison makes its Olympic debut at the velodrome as Team GB duo Katie Archibald and Laura Kenny look to add another medal to their collections (9.15am)

· Hosts Japan will look to get themselves on the podium as they face Mexico in the men's bronze medal match (10am)
· The women's champions will be crowned as both Sweden and Canada aim to win Olympic gold for the very first time (1pm)

· The men's 5000m final includes Great Britain's Andrew Butchart, but most eyes will be on Ugandan world record holder Joshua Cheptegei (1pm)
· Team GB's Jodie Williams will hope to get on the podium in the women's 400m final, but defending champ Shaunae Miller-Uibo is favourite for gold while Stephenie Ann McPherson should challenge and Allyson Felix is bidding to become the most decorated female track and field athlete of all time (1.35pm)
· Netherlands' Sifan Hassan takes on leg two of her ambitious attempt at a Tokyo treble in a women's 1500m final which also includes Great Britain's Laura Muir and Faith Kipyegon of Kenya (1.50pm)
· A star-studded women's 4x100m relay final will see a Team GB quartet including Dina Asher-Smith look to upset defending champions USA and favourites Jamaica, who boast Elaine Thompson-Herah as she goes for her third gold of the Games (2.30pm)
· Great Britain and Jamaica will also be going for gold in the men's 4x100m relay final, and their medal hopes have been boosted by USA's failure to qualify (2.50pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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