India are running with Ajinkya Rahane in the middle order because he does well on quick pitches, the kind that will be in use for the 2019 World Cup
India came out chasing quick runs and lost three quick wickets for 27 in the process, but M Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane managed to check the fall of wickets
On a pitch that had a "bit more grass" than India's opening game at the Asia Cup, MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bowl. Ajinkya Rahane came in for Shikhar Dhawan who is nursing a niggle
Following VVS Laxman's retirement, India should have experimented more with the batting order and slotted Virender Sehwag down the order and given Ajinkya Rahane an opportunity at the top, writes Sumit Chakraberty in DNA. In fact, i...
India coach Anil Kumble confirmed that Ajinkya Rahane will bat in the top order, a slot he is likely to vacate when India's first-choice openers are available, in the ODI series against England