With all international fixtures done with, only the Indian Premier League IPL remains for the team of skipper Virat Kohli, coach Ravi Shastri and the selectors to decide on who they wish to pick for the No. He batted in the top three for Mumbai — starting as an opener and later playing at No. Rahane the opener, without the burden of captaincy weighing him down, has better numbers: Gautam Gambhir , who was picked as a replacement for Dhawan, was sidelined owing to jaundice. Rahane progressed through the Mumbai ranks and had also been a part of the Indian U team and the India A. In contrast, Smith had led Royals to six wins in eight games when he was the interim captain in and He scored 33 and 4 runs in those matches.

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Shikhar Dhawanwho made a dazzling start to his career in the third Test at Mohali, scoring on debut, was the obvious choice for the Delhi Test until he suffered an injury to the knuckles of his left hand. Rahane, with runs in his second Ranji season —09was a crucial factor in Mumbai’s 38th title win.


He made a 47 ball 54 on his second match of the latter tour. Batting and fielding averages. In the following India’s tour of Australia, Rahane scored two half centuries; a match-winning 70 in the Adelaide test and a 51 in the Perth test.

Bangladesh knock out England d Alan Gardner. Rahane played in the Freedom Series.

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Rahane was a key part of another first; his 79 helping India to their first win over South Africa in a World Cup match. Delhi v Mumbai at Delhi, 18 March “. Karachi Urban v Mumbai at Karachi, Sepscorecard. Batting in the lower-middle order, he made runs at an average of Baroda v Mumbai at Mumbai, Apr 3, scorecard.

Retrieved 25 August In only his third Test, Rahane scored fifties in each innings in Durban before making his maiden Test century against New Zealand in the drawn Test in Wellington.

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Rahane was part of Indian team make it to the final of World T Cricket notifications, social media and more. Archived from the original on 14 July Mitchell Santner New Zealand. England v India at Chester-le-Street, Sep 3, scorecard.

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Steve Smith leads Rajasthan Royals home in first game as captain. He scored a century in Sri Lanka in August Imran Tahir South Africa. India v West Indies at Raane, Aug 28, scorecard. Karachi Urban v Mumbai at Darwin, 8—11 September “. He scored over runs three times in his first five seasons. Retrieved 9 June According to the media, Rahane got this chance through “sheer luck”.


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He is no more included in limited formats for international matches, and also not that test player he used to be. Gautam Gambhirwho was picked as a replacement for Dhawan, was sidelined owing to jaundice.

The owners thought there should be a change in the leadership, and he’ll be part of the leadership group as well. Rahane plays in the middle-order for the national team in Test and as an opener in all forms of ODI and T20 cricket. Two continues centuries in the Emerging Players Tournament in Australia brought Rahane a place in the India rahanf squad for the rahahe of England.

After months of sitting on the bench and travelling with the Test squad, Rahane got his debut in Delhi in March