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Zimbabwe v India, 2nd T20I, Harare

Rahane dismisses chasing troubles

Jul 19, 2015: India were asked to chase for the first time on the tour, but they fell short of a target of 146 against Zimbabwe. Ajinkya Rahane accepted that they didn't bat well, but said chasing "wasn't an issue"

Liam Brickhill in Harare

Zimbabwe v India, 1st T20I, Harare

Focus is on T20s here, not IPL - Rahane

Jul 16, 2015: Satisfied with his first captaincy stint, Ajinkya Rahane stressed on the fact that the team will be focussing on the upcoming T20s against Zimbabwe and be watchful of the challenge they pose

Liam Brickhill in Harare

Don't judge Rahane on stats alone

Jul 9, 2015: While the numbers show he has indeed not been scoring freely in ODIs, he has been improving on the whole and his skills demand that he is persevered with

Aakash Chopra

India in Zimbabwe 2015

'Not taking Zimbabwe lightly' - Rahane

Jul 8, 2015: India have put the Bangladesh defeat behind them and are concentrating on playing to their strengths said stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane

Liam Brickhill in Harare

India in Zimbabwe 2015

Low-key series an audition for middle-order spot

Jul 6, 2015: For the seven specialist batsmen in India's second-string squad, the Zimbabwe series will be a mini-faceoff for the lone vacant spot in the middle-order

Amol Karhadkar

India in Zimbabwe 2015

'My aim is to instill confidence in the players' - Rahane

Jun 30, 2015: A couple of weeks ago, Ajinkya Rahane couldn't even make India's ODI XI, but after surprisingly being named captain for the limited-overs tour of Zimbabwe, the batsman has said that he is "very confident to handle this new responsibility."

ESPNcricinfo staff

India in Zimbabwe 2015

Unexpected captaincy offers Rahane ODI revival

Jun 29, 2015: A week ago in Bangladesh, he couldn't even make the XI. But now that he has been asked to lead, Rahane has the opportunity to play his own game and make a case for himself in limited overs

Sidharth Monga

India in Zimbabwe 2015

Rahane to lead second-string side in Zimbabwe

Jun 29, 2015: Ajinkya Rahane has been selected to lead a second-string India side to Zimbabwe for the proposed three ODIs and two T20Is

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Bangladesh v India, 2nd ODI, Mirpur

Rahane needs more versatility in ODIs

Jun 22, 2015: MS Dhoni said Ajinkya Rahane was left out of the second ODI because he tends to struggle in the middle order on pitches that are slow, and there are no vacancies in the top order

Alagappan Muthu in Mirpur

Bangladesh v India, only Test, Fatullah, 3rd day

India batsmen put team before self

Jun 12, 2015: None of them curbed themselves even when Bangladesh's spinners found appreciable turn. Setting up the first innings, posting a large enough total, and chase a result was a high priority

Alagappan Muthu in Fatullah

Bangladesh v India, only Test, Fatullah, 3rd day

Vijay, Dhawan in rare opening feat

Jun 12, 2015: Stats highlights from the third day of the one-off Test between Bangladesh and India in Fatullah

Bishen Jeswant

India in Bangladesh 2015

'Kohli's energy rubs off on others' - Harbhajan

Jun 7, 2015: Virat Kohli had stressed on the importance of winning matches, and before leaving for the Bangladesh tour, Harbhajan Singh and Ajinkya Rahane weighed in on Kohli's captaincy during the team's open media session

ESPNcricinfo staff

'If you dominate, you go to the next level'

May 1, 2015: Ajinkya Rahane on his aggressive mindset, talking cricket with Sachin Tendulkar, and how karate helped him develop a competitive streak

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi and Sharda Ugra

IPL 2015 newsfile

Rahane's technique earns Wadekar praise

Apr 26, 2015: A round-up of IPL related news on April 26, 2015

ESPNcricinfo staff

Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2015, Ahmedabad

Watson, Rahane hand CSK a thrashing

Apr 19, 2015: Shane Watson and Ajinkya Rahane made light work of Chennai Super Kings' 156 for 4, each hitting sparkling seventies in a breezy 144-run stand to maintain Rajasthan Royals' winning streak

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

IPL 2015

Rahane's rotation riddle

Apr 15, 2015: Ajinkya Rahane is an excellent limited-overs batsman, but he will need to reduce his dot-ball percentage to evolve into the finished article

Sidharth Monga

Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2015, Delhi

Hooda's fancy footwork

Apr 12, 2015: Plays of the day from the match between Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals in Delhi

Sidharth Monga

India v UAE, Group B, Perth

Patil faces old friends in Perth

Feb 27, 2015: They could have ended up as team-mates but Swapnil Patil took a different route to international cricket than his Indian friends and they are set to meet on opposite sides

Abhishek Purohit

World Cup 2015: India

Sharper fielders give India bite

Feb 24, 2015: Years after the juggling act of hiding multiple poor fielders and making do with the kind of attacks India have had, this current unit has given MS Dhoni some breathing space

Abhishek Purohit

World Cup 2015: India

Flexible Rahane switches to attack mode

Feb 23, 2015: He isn't a particularly big hitter, but as evidenced against South Africa, his impeccable timing makes him an extremely handy weapon to possess in ODIs

Abhishek Purohit
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