Ajinkya Rahane

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Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ricky Ponting ) : "Always admired Ricky sir. I used to copy his batting, I'm really looking forward to working under him," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added : "Deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of Former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee. My heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace" External link

business-standard Monday, August 31, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added ( about Pranab Mukherjee ) : “Deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of Former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee. My heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, August 31, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added ( about Pranab Mukherjee ) : “Deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of Former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee. My heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace” External link

thehindu Monday, August 31, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane wrote : "Many congratulations to team India on being declared the joint winners for the #ChessOlympiad. Proud moment for us as a nation" External link

business-standard Monday, August 31, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Many congratulations to team India on being declared the joint winners for the #ChessOlympiad . Proud moment for us as a nation!" External link

dnaindia Monday, August 31, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I was actually thinking that I would be there at the World Cup batting at no.4," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, August 28, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "That is the challenge, there is no crowd at all. We are used to playing in front of 50-60 thousand people in the stadium," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I have opened throughout my career and I have enjoyed that. But (it is) completely up to the team management as to what role they want to give me in the team. I will 100 per cent do that,” External link

india Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “If I am told to bat at No 5 or 6 , I will definitely take it as it will be a new role for me and help me explore my game. So if you ask me, my answer is yes, I am ready,” External link

india Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane concluded : “Because of this COVID-19, you can’t spent too much time together but we can call him and discuss cricket,” External link

india Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “I am hopeful of making a comeback in white ball cricket. If you see my record before getting dropped in ODIs, it was really good actually. People talk about strike rate and averages. Before getting dropped from 50-over cricket, it was really good. I have faith in myself rather than what people are saying,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “We are still in quarantine, so I don’t know what role I am going to play. Once training starts and the communication within the group happen, we will be aware. I have enjoyed opening the batting but it’s up to the team management,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “If I am told to bat at No 5 or 6 , I will definitely take it as it will be a new role for me and help me explore my game. So if you ask me, my answer is yes, I am ready,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane responded : “Ashwin can answer that better and Ricky has already answered that question. The news is all over,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added : “Let’s keep it that way. We are playing for the same team now, so it is important that we stick by each other and back each other,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “I am really excited to play for the Delhi Capitals. I remember when I was in Hampshire last year and was playing country cricket, Sourav Ganguly was covering India’s World Cup game. He asked me whether I wanted to play and told me to take my time,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “But I have always believed in giving my best to the team wherever they need me to be. So even if Delhi Capitals tell me to bat in the middle order and although opening is my preference, I am even ready for that as a cricketer and as a professional athlete,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “This IPL will be a very different experience for all of us, and we need to make sure that we are all very positive when we hit the ground running. The key is to take one step at a time,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, August 21, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “There is no doubt that it will be a challenging trip for everyone involved. But like everyone else, I’ve spent these last few months focusing on my physical and mental health, and taking care of my family,” External link

india Friday, August 21, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "There is no doubt that it will be a challenging trip for everyone involved," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “There is no doubt that it will be a challenging trip for everyone involved. But like everyone else, I’ve spent these last few months focusing on my physical and mental health, and taking care of my family,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "New beginnings for me in the @ipl this year. Looking forward to the season," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, August 7, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "New beginnings for me in the @ipl this year. Looking forward to the season," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We will definitely miss our fans. Fans are everything to us. When they come out and support us in the stadiums, it feels really good, inspires us to do well," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Talking about the bubble, it's important, we follow all the protocols. We were actually not sure when we were in New Zealand in Feb-March as to what is going to happen next," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “As an individual, you take COVID-19 situation aside, you would want your family to travel with you, but because of this situation, safety is important, safety of your wife, family and daughter, obviously safety of your teammates is really important,” External link

Hindu Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Leading India was pretty special for me, particularly in that Test match, which was a crucial one (against Australia in 2017). I had never thought that I would be captaining the team. I was told that I’ll be informed on the eve of the match, maybe because of Virat’s fitness tests, if I’ll be leading the team in the next match,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 13, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “So I had no idea if I’ll be the captain in the next match. But then Virat informed that you’ll be leading because I’m not fit enough. Anil bhai [Kumble] was the coach then and he also told me that Virat can’t play so you’ll lead,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 13, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “That moment was very special for me and I couldn’t believe that I would be leading the side. And the series was 1-1 then and to go and win it 2-1, in your first match as a captain was really special for me,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 13, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Rahul Dravid ) : "Sometimes the shots you play in T20 cricket do not look good and you feel that you got out by playing a bad looking shot. But Rahul Bhai told me not to bother about what the shots look like in T20," External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I do not try to copy anyone in T20 cricket. The shots I play are inside out, behind the bowler and there are some other shots as well that I have developed. I think if you are sure about your shots, then you should back them," "I always plan to keep my strike rate around 150-160 if I am playing 18 balls inside six overs. After those six overs, it is important to break down your innings in T20 cricket," External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Rahul Dravid ) : "Sometimes the shots you play in T20 cricket do not look good and you feel that you got out by playing a bad looking shot. But Rahul Bhai told me not to bother about what the shots look like in T20," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I do not try to copy anyone in T20 cricket. The shots I play are inside out, behind the bowler and there are some other shots as well that I have developed. I think if you are sure about your shots, then you should back them," "I always plan to keep my strike rate around 150-160 if I am playing 18 balls inside six overs. After those six overs, it is important to break down your innings in T20 cricket," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Basically, my role as vice-captain is to take the backseat. I don’t get too involved in the proceedings. The captain already has a lot of thoughts in his mind. As a vice-captain, my role is to keep my set of plans ready. Of course, there are times that I give instinctive suggestions but mostly I take the backseat. When Virat needs a suggestion at a point of time, then I should be ready with the answers, that how we should plan at this juncture of the match,” External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Leading India was pretty special for me, particularly in that Test match, which was a crucial one (against Australia in 2017). I had never thought that I would be captaining the team. I was told that I’ll be informed on the eve of the match, maybe because of Virat’s fitness tests, if I’ll be leading the team in the next match,” “So I had no idea if I’ll be the captain in the next match. But then Virat informed that you’ll be leading because I’m not fit enough. Anil bhai [Kumble] was the coach then and he also told me that Virat can’t play so you’ll lead. That moment was very special for me and I couldn’t believe that I would be leading the side. And the series was 1-1 then and to go and win it 2-1, in your first match as a captain was really special for me” External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I am ready to bat at any position in ODI cricket, whether opening or No. 4 or whatever, I am ready. My instinct answers yes, I want to make a comeback in ODI cricket,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane explained : “I have enjoyed opening the innings, but I don’t mind batting at number 4 if I am asked to. I have enjoyed both roles,” “It is very hard to suddenly open the innings and adjust to it after you have been batting at No. 4 for a while, which I had done. It is hard to say which position I prefer. I can do well in both” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I am ready to bat at any position in ODI cricket, whether opening or No. 4 or whatever, I am ready. My instinct answers yes, I want to make a comeback in ODI cricket,” External link

india Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “It is very hard to suddenly open the innings and adjust to it after you have been batting at No. 4 for a while, which I had done. It is hard to say which position I prefer. I can do well in both,” External link

india Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I am ready to bat at any position in ODI cricket, whether opening or No. 4 or whatever, I am ready. My instinct answers yes, I want to make a comeback in ODI cricket,” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “It is very hard to suddenly open the innings and adjust to it after you have been batting at No. 4 for a while, which I had done. It is hard to say which position I prefer. I can do well in both,” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane wrote : "Wankhede - My, there's no better feeling than being at home, and that holds true for me when I play at the Wankhede. The sense of belongingness and the vibes I get here are incredible. My favourite ground to play cricket! #MyMemories," External link

dnaindia Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane says : “A lot of people wonder why we still live here despite his success. I’ve told him he should look to buy a place in the city. But he’s maintained that he will keep his family with him forever. He has always been the ideal son,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 6, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, May 8, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “It’s a new challenge. I’ve played with many of the Indian players in Delhi so there already is a comfort factor, knowing so many of them. We are a good unit and looking forward to having a good season,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 8, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

irishsun Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

irishsun Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

news18 Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

news18 Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 7, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 7, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

afp-en Thursday, May 7, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

afp-en Thursday, May 7, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "When we start having matches, the safety of the fans is going to be important. Till we get the vaccine (for COVID-19), we do not know what is going to happen. I don't think cricket on the field will change much. But off the field, we will take safety measures and follow social distancing. Celebrating the fall of a wicket could be a thing of the past. We may stay in our fielding positions, just clap from that spot and celebrate the wicket or do a namaste. A few things will change. You can't take anything for granted," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Now celebrating a wicket will be like doing a namaste or something else. Just stay at your place like old times, don’t need to run in from the boundary, you can do namaste. You cannot take anything for granted. Not only cricket I think in general our lifestyle will be impacted,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added ( about William Hussey ) : “Don’t know what actions ICC will take. Personally will have to wait and watch. We’ll have to watch for cricket to resume and see what changes the authorities make but we’re looking forward to being on the field,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "But once sport resumes, you can't take anything for granted. The safety of the fans will be of utmost importance. There will be changes in lifestyle while travelling. Especially before and after the match," External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “But once sport resumes, you can’t take anything for granted. The safety of the fans will be of utmost importance. There will be changes in lifestyle while travelling. Especially before and after the match,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “This lockdown has taught us to be more patient, believe in my routines and I am confident, the end result will be great,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, May 1, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen, therefore we need to be happy about what we are doing, and should value what we have. " External link

firstpost Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen, therefore we need to be happy about what we are doing, and should value what we have. It is also important that we maintain positivity and patience in our daily lives, and I believe it will certainly help us in finding a way forward,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “Frankly when I was seating inside the dressing room, Virat and Murali Vijay were batting and then when I went out to bat, our score was 170 for 3. The ball had become old till then. I was thinking how can I attack and score runs. I was not thinking about surviving. When I went, initially I took my time for 25-30 minutes. Once I got to know about the wicket, our communication backed our instincts,” External link

india Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : "I was so excited and nervous as well. We used to live in Dombivali at the time so from there I went to Dadar where my coach lived. 9.30 in the morning, I was there at his house. And Sachin had called me at 4.30," External link

news18 Friday, April 24, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : "I was so excited and nervous as well. We used to live in Dombivali at the time so from there I went to Dadar where my coach lived. 9.30 in the morning, I was there at his house. And Sachin had called me at 4.30," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about James Anderson ) : "Talking about one particular bowler -- James Anderson in England is really challenging. He knows the conditions well. He (Anderson) is the one" External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “At this point of time, it is important to be positive mentally. Mentally, I’m visualising my cricketing stuff, batting. As an international athlete, cricketer, it is important to be mentally fit,” External link

india Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I hope you all are fine, a lot of people have asked me about my routine, in the morning I do my workout, it usually lasts up to 30-45 minutes, then I have started doing karate practice, I used to do it in my childhood, I am a black belt in karate, then I tend to spend time with my daughter Arya," External link

irishsun Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Mental health is also important during this lockdown. Highly appreciate the efforts of Maharashtra Government, BMC & Mpower for creating a free helpline to support people for their mental wellbeing," External link

news18 Friday, April 3, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Mental health is also important during this lockdown. Highly appreciate the efforts of Maharashtra Government, BMC & Mpower for creating a free helpline to support people for their mental wellbeing," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, April 3, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Mental health is also important during this lockdown. Highly appreciate the efforts of Maharashtra Government, BMC & power for creating a free helpline to support people for their mental well-being,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, April 3, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Mental health is also important during this lockdown. Highly appreciate the efforts of Maharashtra Government, BMC & Mpower for creating a free helpline to support people for their mental wellbeing," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, April 3, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I am not too much worried about that and I am not going too much deep in that. Test Championship is all about one match and one series at a time, one match at a time because points are involved because one bad game or two bad games will not make us bad team,” External link

india Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added : “People are speaking too much about it (short balls). If you see Melbourne innings, we have dominated. We all play short-balls well. One game doesn’t make you a bad player of short ball. I don’t think we have to make too much fuss about short-balls, we have been playing them really well in different formats,” “They (NZ bowlers) used the breeze factor very well because in New Zealand it was the biggest factor, cutting the angle and pace. We have to stay focused and positive and the next series is in Australia and there is a long way to go, looking forward to that” External link

india Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “The only thing I feel is the wickets that we get in shadow games are completely different than what we get in international games,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “BCCI and IPL governing council will take a decision. I cannot comment on it because I feel they are the best judges and they will take a call on this. I am sure BCCI and governing council will discuss it with the teams and come up with a solution. I am sure they will have the best answers,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I strongly believe that organic food contributes to overall wellness, and this partnership is significant as we share a common goal. Further, I am excited to be part of a journey which delivers sustainable prosperity for our farmers through organic farming methods" External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “People are speaking too much about it (short balls). If you see Melbourne innings, we have dominated. We all play short-balls well, one game doesn’t make you bad players of short ball,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I am not too much worried about that and I am not going too much deep into that. Test Championship is all about one match and one series at a time, one match at a time because points are involved, One bad game or two bad games will not make us bad team,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : "People are speaking too much about it (short balls). If you see Melbourne innings, we have dominated. We all play short-balls well, one game doesn't make you bad players of short ball," External link

news18 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "I am not too much worried about that and I am not going too much deep in that. Test Championship is all about one match and one series at a time, one match at a time because points are involved, because one bad game or two bad games will not make us bad team," "We learnt a lot from New Zealand series, they played well. As a team, there is some learning as batting and bowling unit" External link

news18 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane wrote : "Wishing our women's team all the very best for the world cup final. My best wishes to them! #INDvAUS," External link

business-standard Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "It's important to trust ourselves and not think about the last test match," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, February 29, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We all know that 60 points are at stake," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, February 29, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “It’s important to trust ourselves and not think about the last test match,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, February 28, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “We all know that 60 points are at stake,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, February 28, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “It’s important to trust ourselves and not think about the last Test match,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “We all know that 60 points are at stake,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane replied : “Kya baat hain bhai, aur thoda bowling karna hain?” External link

expressindia Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "It's important to trust ourselves and not think about the last test match," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We all know that 60 points are at stake," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "It's important to trust ourselves and not think about the last test match," "We just have to have fresh mindsets and it's all about being in the present" External link

thenational Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We all know that 60 points are at stake," "If we win the Test match then we will be far ahead of second-placed Australia. It's not always about winning the Test series" External link

thenational Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I am not saying (we have to be) more aggressive but having that intent and clear mindset will help us,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “That’s what I said: try and learn what mistakes we did as a group, what can we learn. I think we have to practice those angles. We had a practice session and we have one more tomorrow. And you have to practice that and trust your ability in the middle,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “But to change or adjust those angles there are times you need to be instinctive while you are batting. It can mean standing on off-stump, or standing outside the crease or staying deep inside the crease — like if it is a pitch for cut shot then you can stand deeper in the crease. This is the mental side of the game,” “For me, as a batsman it is important you show your intent to the bowler, if you stand in one spot then the bowler doesn’t need to change anything. These are small things we have been working on in practice and how to use the crease and the angles. Doesn’t matter how much you practice you must trust or have the belief to be able to do it in the middle,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Pujara was trying his bit, he was actually looking to score runs. But I think Boult, Southee and all their bowlers did not give away much. It is all about having that intent and I think Pujara was actually looking to score runs. It happens to all batsmen, I mean all batsmen go through that phase,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Pujara was trying his bit. He was actually looking to score runs. But I think Boult, Southee and all their bowlers did not give away much. It is all about having that intent and I think Pujara was actually looking to score runs. It happens to all batsmen, I mean all batsmen go through that phase," "You have to come back stronger and play accordingly. If you can trust your ability at the centre and counter attack and everyone's game is different. I play completely different game than Virat Kohli and Pujara. As a team we need to figure it out how we are going to play in the middle, communication will be the key," External link

news18 Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I am not saying (we have to be) more aggressive but having that intent and clear mindset will help us,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “That’s what I said: try and learn what mistakes we did as a group, what can we learn. I think we have to practice those angles. We had a practice session and we have one more tomorrow. And you have to practice that and trust your ability in the middle,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “But to change or adjust those angles there are times you need to be instinctive while you are batting. It can mean standing on off-stump, or standing outside the crease or staying deep inside the crease like if it is a pitch for cut shot then you can stand deeper in the crease. This is the mental side of the game,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Cheteshwar Pujara ) : “I thought personally New Zealand bowled very well in the first well. Pujara did not get stuck according to me. He was trying to score runs. All their bowlers did not bowl any loose deliveries. It can happen, any batsman can go through this phase. Everyone’s game is completely different. As a team, we have to figure out how we actually play in the middle,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “Staying in the present really matters. Every Test is crucial as WTC is going on. So if we win even one Test here, we will be far ahead as 60 points are at stake. We are playing here after a long time. It is important to understand what we feel as a unit,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Cheteshwar Pujara ) : "I thought personally New Zealand bowled very well in the first well. Pujara did not get stuck according to me. He was trying to score runs. All their bowlers did not bowl any loose deliveries. It can happen, any batsman can go through this phase. Everyone's game is completely different. As a team, we have to figure out how we actually play in the middle," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Mohamed Chami ) : "Ishant bowled very well. Shami and Bumrah have been consistent. It was just this game. We have to adapt to the conditions, I am sure they will adapt. We do not have any doubts about Bumrah and Shami. If we bat first here, we have to play really well in the first session. Having a clear mind and intent will help us," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Staying in the present really matters. Every Test is crucial as WTC is going on. So if we win even one Test here, we will be far ahead as 60 points are at stake. We are playing here after a long time. It is important to understand what we feel as a unit," "We have not made a decision yet. Ashwin bowled well looking at the conditions in Wellington. Jadeja is also a quality-bowler. It is a good sign that we have two quality players. The selection will depend on how the wicket looks tomorrow and what the captain and coach think," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “We know that our bowlers will take wickets in any conditions,” “If you lose the toss and bat first then you just have to have the right mindset as a batting unit and go out there and dominate it” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : "It's important to accept whatever you are going through. Be positive, try and learn as many things as possible from any of the players. Not saying it has to be senior or junior," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "You should try and focus on what he can control as a player and keep visualizing that you will get an opportunity. You know what your role is. For Rishabh, he bats at No 6 or 7, so keep visualising about what if he gets an opportunity and what his role is. Keep it simple," "See no one likes to sit outside but whatever your team needs on a particular game, you have got to accept that. I think acceptance is really important talking about that particular individual. Focus on controllable, keep working hard and improve as a cricket player," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think it might spin a bit because of the moisture and the dampness of the wicket. I see maybe the first session every day. I'm not sure about the second and third session," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "They both are comparatively young, yes but they both are naturally attacking players. They like to play their shots. Their attitude is very good in general about cricket. I think my advice would be to go out there and play their natural game. I don't think they would need that much of an advice," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We know that our bowlers will take wickets in any conditions," "If you lose the toss and bat first then you just have to have the right mindset as a batting unit and go out there and dominate it" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “We know that our bowlers will take wickets in any conditions,” “If you lose the toss and bat first then you just have to have the right mindset as a batting unit and go out there and dominate it” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "It's important to accept whatever you are going through. Be positive, try and learn as many things as possible from any of the players. Not saying it has to be senior or junior," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "You should try and focus on what he can control as player and keep visualizing that you will get an opportunity. You know what your role is. For Rishabh, he bats at No 6 or 7, so keep visualising about what if he gets an opportunity and what his role is. Keep it simple," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think New Zealand are favourites in their home conditions. But I still feel the host country remains favourite because they know what to bowl and batsman are aware of what shots to play," External link

news18 Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "You should try and focus on what he can control as player and keep visualizing that you will get an opportunity. You know what your role is. For Rishabh, he bats at No 6 or 7, so keep visualising about what if he gets an opportunity and what his role is. Keep it simple," External link

news18 Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "There is no awe about conditions anymore. Every condition is home condition for us. Irrespective of victory or defeat, expectation is bound to be there. As a team, we want to enjoy this phase where people feel that we are favourites wherever we go," External link

news18 Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "It's important to accept whatever you are going through. Be positive, try and learn as many things as possible from any of the players. Not saying it has to be senior or junior," "See no one likes to sit outside but whatever your team needs on a particular game, you have got to accept that. I think acceptance is really important talking about that particular individual. Focus on controllables, keeping working hard and improve as a cricketer," External link

news18 Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Was great chatting with @stevewaugh. Had always admired his mental strength as a player and as a leader,” External link

india Sunday, January 12, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “At times, we get too caught up in our pursuit of success and then we suddenly realize that we are required to just stop, sit back and introspect. I did exactly that when I wasn’t selected for the 2019 World Cup,” “I am in a very good space right now and it started from the West Indies series. I was in England, playing county cricket where I learned a lot, not only as a cricketer but also as a human being. In two months, I played seven games. So it wasn’t always about on-field learnings but also about off-field learning” External link

india Sunday, January 12, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Was great chatting with @stevewaugh. Had always admired his mental strength as a player and as a leader,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 12, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Was great chatting with @stevewaugh. Had always admired his mental strength as a player and as a leader," External link

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Ricky Ponting said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : "Ajinkya isn't an automatic selection but his preparation has been great. I have worked closely with him to improve his T20 batting but I have already had the conversation with him regarding this and as far as the first match goes he is certainly in the mix of things" External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “Very happy for Jinks (Rahane). Jinks is a top-class player. We understood fast bowling was going to be a big factor in this tour. He was superb; he took on the fast bowlers,” External link

expressindia Friday, September 18, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Ricky Ponting said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “Both of them are class players, and have been long-term Indian players. Rahane has led Rajasthan for a long time as well. They have all sorts of skill, class and experience which they’ll add to our squad. We all know how important experience is in T20 cricket, and we understand that. We’ve got a young captain in Shreyas, but to have those older, more experienced minds on the ground will help us a lot,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Cheteshwar Pujara added ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “Our bowlers really bowled well in the 4th innings. In the first innings, we didn’t bat well. The Australians had a good lead over us. So, there was pressure on us to put up a decent total for them to chase. My partnership with Rahane was crucial in that game,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Cheteshwar Pujara said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : "But I felt pressure when I walked into bat (2nd innings). The kind of sledging they did... I thought they were a little ahead of what they wanted to achieve. Their thought process was... they felt they had already won the game," "By Tea time, I was with Ajinkya (Rahane), we were coming into the dressing room and they were sledging as if they had won the game. That is when things did turn around, I felt," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Cheteshwar Pujara said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “By Tea time, I was with Ajinkya (Rahane), we were coming into the dressing room and they were sledging as if they had won the game. That is when things did turn around, I felt,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Tim Southee replied ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : "No, the run-out of Pant was a big this morning. With him (Pant) being such a dangerous player and leading into that second new-ball, he could have scored quickly along with Jinks (Rahane's nickname)" External link

business-standard Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Scott Styris added ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “You have to trust your partner. The disappointing bit of Pant not trusting Rahane” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Sanjay Manjrekar added ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “If he had trusted his partner and just run, he would have made it. Ajaz is not the quickest of fielders. But he wanted to have a second look. His vision was blocked by the bowler. Rahane is someone you cane trust at the other end,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Chetan Chauhan said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “I wanted Rahane to be in the ODI setup when Dhawan and Rohit got injured, someone who could have given stability to the side should have been brought into the side,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

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Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ricky Ponting ) : "Always admired Ricky sir. I used to copy his batting, I'm really looking forward to working under him," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added : "Deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of Former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee. My heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace" External link

business-standard Monday, August 31, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added ( about Pranab Mukherjee ) : “Deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of Former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee. My heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, August 31, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added ( about Pranab Mukherjee ) : “Deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of Former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee. My heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace” External link

thehindu Monday, August 31, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane wrote : "Many congratulations to team India on being declared the joint winners for the #ChessOlympiad. Proud moment for us as a nation" External link

business-standard Monday, August 31, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Many congratulations to team India on being declared the joint winners for the #ChessOlympiad . Proud moment for us as a nation!" External link

dnaindia Monday, August 31, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I was actually thinking that I would be there at the World Cup batting at no.4," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, August 28, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "That is the challenge, there is no crowd at all. We are used to playing in front of 50-60 thousand people in the stadium," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I have opened throughout my career and I have enjoyed that. But (it is) completely up to the team management as to what role they want to give me in the team. I will 100 per cent do that,” External link

india Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “If I am told to bat at No 5 or 6 , I will definitely take it as it will be a new role for me and help me explore my game. So if you ask me, my answer is yes, I am ready,” External link

india Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane concluded : “Because of this COVID-19, you can’t spent too much time together but we can call him and discuss cricket,” External link

india Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “I am hopeful of making a comeback in white ball cricket. If you see my record before getting dropped in ODIs, it was really good actually. People talk about strike rate and averages. Before getting dropped from 50-over cricket, it was really good. I have faith in myself rather than what people are saying,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “We are still in quarantine, so I don’t know what role I am going to play. Once training starts and the communication within the group happen, we will be aware. I have enjoyed opening the batting but it’s up to the team management,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “If I am told to bat at No 5 or 6 , I will definitely take it as it will be a new role for me and help me explore my game. So if you ask me, my answer is yes, I am ready,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane responded : “Ashwin can answer that better and Ricky has already answered that question. The news is all over,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added : “Let’s keep it that way. We are playing for the same team now, so it is important that we stick by each other and back each other,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 27, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Sourav Ganguly ) : “I am really excited to play for the Delhi Capitals. I remember when I was in Hampshire last year and was playing country cricket, Sourav Ganguly was covering India’s World Cup game. He asked me whether I wanted to play and told me to take my time,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “But I have always believed in giving my best to the team wherever they need me to be. So even if Delhi Capitals tell me to bat in the middle order and although opening is my preference, I am even ready for that as a cricketer and as a professional athlete,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “This IPL will be a very different experience for all of us, and we need to make sure that we are all very positive when we hit the ground running. The key is to take one step at a time,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, August 21, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “There is no doubt that it will be a challenging trip for everyone involved. But like everyone else, I’ve spent these last few months focusing on my physical and mental health, and taking care of my family,” External link

india Friday, August 21, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "There is no doubt that it will be a challenging trip for everyone involved," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “There is no doubt that it will be a challenging trip for everyone involved. But like everyone else, I’ve spent these last few months focusing on my physical and mental health, and taking care of my family,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "New beginnings for me in the @ipl this year. Looking forward to the season," External link

ibtimes-in Friday, August 7, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "New beginnings for me in the @ipl this year. Looking forward to the season," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We will definitely miss our fans. Fans are everything to us. When they come out and support us in the stadiums, it feels really good, inspires us to do well," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Talking about the bubble, it's important, we follow all the protocols. We were actually not sure when we were in New Zealand in Feb-March as to what is going to happen next," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “As an individual, you take COVID-19 situation aside, you would want your family to travel with you, but because of this situation, safety is important, safety of your wife, family and daughter, obviously safety of your teammates is really important,” External link

Hindu Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Leading India was pretty special for me, particularly in that Test match, which was a crucial one (against Australia in 2017). I had never thought that I would be captaining the team. I was told that I’ll be informed on the eve of the match, maybe because of Virat’s fitness tests, if I’ll be leading the team in the next match,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 13, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added ( about Virat Kohli ) : “So I had no idea if I’ll be the captain in the next match. But then Virat informed that you’ll be leading because I’m not fit enough. Anil bhai [Kumble] was the coach then and he also told me that Virat can’t play so you’ll lead,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 13, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “That moment was very special for me and I couldn’t believe that I would be leading the side. And the series was 1-1 then and to go and win it 2-1, in your first match as a captain was really special for me,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 13, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Rahul Dravid ) : "Sometimes the shots you play in T20 cricket do not look good and you feel that you got out by playing a bad looking shot. But Rahul Bhai told me not to bother about what the shots look like in T20," External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I do not try to copy anyone in T20 cricket. The shots I play are inside out, behind the bowler and there are some other shots as well that I have developed. I think if you are sure about your shots, then you should back them," "I always plan to keep my strike rate around 150-160 if I am playing 18 balls inside six overs. After those six overs, it is important to break down your innings in T20 cricket," External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Rahul Dravid ) : "Sometimes the shots you play in T20 cricket do not look good and you feel that you got out by playing a bad looking shot. But Rahul Bhai told me not to bother about what the shots look like in T20," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I do not try to copy anyone in T20 cricket. The shots I play are inside out, behind the bowler and there are some other shots as well that I have developed. I think if you are sure about your shots, then you should back them," "I always plan to keep my strike rate around 150-160 if I am playing 18 balls inside six overs. After those six overs, it is important to break down your innings in T20 cricket," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Virat Kohli ) : “Basically, my role as vice-captain is to take the backseat. I don’t get too involved in the proceedings. The captain already has a lot of thoughts in his mind. As a vice-captain, my role is to keep my set of plans ready. Of course, there are times that I give instinctive suggestions but mostly I take the backseat. When Virat needs a suggestion at a point of time, then I should be ready with the answers, that how we should plan at this juncture of the match,” External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Leading India was pretty special for me, particularly in that Test match, which was a crucial one (against Australia in 2017). I had never thought that I would be captaining the team. I was told that I’ll be informed on the eve of the match, maybe because of Virat’s fitness tests, if I’ll be leading the team in the next match,” “So I had no idea if I’ll be the captain in the next match. But then Virat informed that you’ll be leading because I’m not fit enough. Anil bhai [Kumble] was the coach then and he also told me that Virat can’t play so you’ll lead. That moment was very special for me and I couldn’t believe that I would be leading the side. And the series was 1-1 then and to go and win it 2-1, in your first match as a captain was really special for me” External link

dnaindia Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I am ready to bat at any position in ODI cricket, whether opening or No. 4 or whatever, I am ready. My instinct answers yes, I want to make a comeback in ODI cricket,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane explained : “I have enjoyed opening the innings, but I don’t mind batting at number 4 if I am asked to. I have enjoyed both roles,” “It is very hard to suddenly open the innings and adjust to it after you have been batting at No. 4 for a while, which I had done. It is hard to say which position I prefer. I can do well in both” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I am ready to bat at any position in ODI cricket, whether opening or No. 4 or whatever, I am ready. My instinct answers yes, I want to make a comeback in ODI cricket,” External link

india Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “It is very hard to suddenly open the innings and adjust to it after you have been batting at No. 4 for a while, which I had done. It is hard to say which position I prefer. I can do well in both,” External link

india Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I am ready to bat at any position in ODI cricket, whether opening or No. 4 or whatever, I am ready. My instinct answers yes, I want to make a comeback in ODI cricket,” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “It is very hard to suddenly open the innings and adjust to it after you have been batting at No. 4 for a while, which I had done. It is hard to say which position I prefer. I can do well in both,” External link

expressindia Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane wrote : "Wankhede - My, there's no better feeling than being at home, and that holds true for me when I play at the Wankhede. The sense of belongingness and the vibes I get here are incredible. My favourite ground to play cricket! #MyMemories," External link

dnaindia Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane says : “A lot of people wonder why we still live here despite his success. I’ve told him he should look to buy a place in the city. But he’s maintained that he will keep his family with him forever. He has always been the ideal son,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 6, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, May 8, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “It’s a new challenge. I’ve played with many of the Indian players in Delhi so there already is a comfort factor, knowing so many of them. We are a good unit and looking forward to having a good season,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 8, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

irishsun Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

irishsun Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

news18 Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

news18 Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 7, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 7, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think we might go back to the good old days when fielders would still stand in their designated positions after the fall of a wicket and clap," External link

afp-en Thursday, May 7, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We would be needing three to four weeks of proper practice before playing any kind of competitive game," External link

afp-en Thursday, May 7, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "When we start having matches, the safety of the fans is going to be important. Till we get the vaccine (for COVID-19), we do not know what is going to happen. I don't think cricket on the field will change much. But off the field, we will take safety measures and follow social distancing. Celebrating the fall of a wicket could be a thing of the past. We may stay in our fielding positions, just clap from that spot and celebrate the wicket or do a namaste. A few things will change. You can't take anything for granted," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Now celebrating a wicket will be like doing a namaste or something else. Just stay at your place like old times, don’t need to run in from the boundary, you can do namaste. You cannot take anything for granted. Not only cricket I think in general our lifestyle will be impacted,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added ( about William Hussey ) : “Don’t know what actions ICC will take. Personally will have to wait and watch. We’ll have to watch for cricket to resume and see what changes the authorities make but we’re looking forward to being on the field,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "But once sport resumes, you can't take anything for granted. The safety of the fans will be of utmost importance. There will be changes in lifestyle while travelling. Especially before and after the match," External link

business-standard Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “But once sport resumes, you can’t take anything for granted. The safety of the fans will be of utmost importance. There will be changes in lifestyle while travelling. Especially before and after the match,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “This lockdown has taught us to be more patient, believe in my routines and I am confident, the end result will be great,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, May 1, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen, therefore we need to be happy about what we are doing, and should value what we have. " External link

firstpost Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “COVID-19 pandemic has taught everyone that unexpected things can happen, therefore we need to be happy about what we are doing, and should value what we have. It is also important that we maintain positivity and patience in our daily lives, and I believe it will certainly help us in finding a way forward,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “Frankly when I was seating inside the dressing room, Virat and Murali Vijay were batting and then when I went out to bat, our score was 170 for 3. The ball had become old till then. I was thinking how can I attack and score runs. I was not thinking about surviving. When I went, initially I took my time for 25-30 minutes. Once I got to know about the wicket, our communication backed our instincts,” External link

india Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : "I was so excited and nervous as well. We used to live in Dombivali at the time so from there I went to Dadar where my coach lived. 9.30 in the morning, I was there at his house. And Sachin had called me at 4.30," External link

news18 Friday, April 24, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Sachin Tendulkar ) : "I was so excited and nervous as well. We used to live in Dombivali at the time so from there I went to Dadar where my coach lived. 9.30 in the morning, I was there at his house. And Sachin had called me at 4.30," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about James Anderson ) : "Talking about one particular bowler -- James Anderson in England is really challenging. He knows the conditions well. He (Anderson) is the one" External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “At this point of time, it is important to be positive mentally. Mentally, I’m visualising my cricketing stuff, batting. As an international athlete, cricketer, it is important to be mentally fit,” External link

india Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I hope you all are fine, a lot of people have asked me about my routine, in the morning I do my workout, it usually lasts up to 30-45 minutes, then I have started doing karate practice, I used to do it in my childhood, I am a black belt in karate, then I tend to spend time with my daughter Arya," External link

irishsun Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Mental health is also important during this lockdown. Highly appreciate the efforts of Maharashtra Government, BMC & Mpower for creating a free helpline to support people for their mental wellbeing," External link

news18 Friday, April 3, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Mental health is also important during this lockdown. Highly appreciate the efforts of Maharashtra Government, BMC & Mpower for creating a free helpline to support people for their mental wellbeing," External link

khaleejtimes Friday, April 3, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Mental health is also important during this lockdown. Highly appreciate the efforts of Maharashtra Government, BMC & power for creating a free helpline to support people for their mental well-being,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, April 3, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Mental health is also important during this lockdown. Highly appreciate the efforts of Maharashtra Government, BMC & Mpower for creating a free helpline to support people for their mental wellbeing," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, April 3, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I am not too much worried about that and I am not going too much deep in that. Test Championship is all about one match and one series at a time, one match at a time because points are involved because one bad game or two bad games will not make us bad team,” External link

india Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane added : “People are speaking too much about it (short balls). If you see Melbourne innings, we have dominated. We all play short-balls well. One game doesn’t make you a bad player of short ball. I don’t think we have to make too much fuss about short-balls, we have been playing them really well in different formats,” “They (NZ bowlers) used the breeze factor very well because in New Zealand it was the biggest factor, cutting the angle and pace. We have to stay focused and positive and the next series is in Australia and there is a long way to go, looking forward to that” External link

india Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “The only thing I feel is the wickets that we get in shadow games are completely different than what we get in international games,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “BCCI and IPL governing council will take a decision. I cannot comment on it because I feel they are the best judges and they will take a call on this. I am sure BCCI and governing council will discuss it with the teams and come up with a solution. I am sure they will have the best answers,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I strongly believe that organic food contributes to overall wellness, and this partnership is significant as we share a common goal. Further, I am excited to be part of a journey which delivers sustainable prosperity for our farmers through organic farming methods" External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “People are speaking too much about it (short balls). If you see Melbourne innings, we have dominated. We all play short-balls well, one game doesn’t make you bad players of short ball,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “I am not too much worried about that and I am not going too much deep into that. Test Championship is all about one match and one series at a time, one match at a time because points are involved, One bad game or two bad games will not make us bad team,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : "People are speaking too much about it (short balls). If you see Melbourne innings, we have dominated. We all play short-balls well, one game doesn't make you bad players of short ball," External link

news18 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "I am not too much worried about that and I am not going too much deep in that. Test Championship is all about one match and one series at a time, one match at a time because points are involved, because one bad game or two bad games will not make us bad team," "We learnt a lot from New Zealand series, they played well. As a team, there is some learning as batting and bowling unit" External link

news18 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane wrote : "Wishing our women's team all the very best for the world cup final. My best wishes to them! #INDvAUS," External link

business-standard Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "It's important to trust ourselves and not think about the last test match," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, February 29, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We all know that 60 points are at stake," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, February 29, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “It’s important to trust ourselves and not think about the last test match,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, February 28, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “We all know that 60 points are at stake,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, February 28, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “It’s important to trust ourselves and not think about the last Test match,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “We all know that 60 points are at stake,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane replied : “Kya baat hain bhai, aur thoda bowling karna hain?” External link

expressindia Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "It's important to trust ourselves and not think about the last test match," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We all know that 60 points are at stake," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "It's important to trust ourselves and not think about the last test match," "We just have to have fresh mindsets and it's all about being in the present" External link

thenational Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "We all know that 60 points are at stake," "If we win the Test match then we will be far ahead of second-placed Australia. It's not always about winning the Test series" External link

thenational Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I am not saying (we have to be) more aggressive but having that intent and clear mindset will help us,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “That’s what I said: try and learn what mistakes we did as a group, what can we learn. I think we have to practice those angles. We had a practice session and we have one more tomorrow. And you have to practice that and trust your ability in the middle,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “But to change or adjust those angles there are times you need to be instinctive while you are batting. It can mean standing on off-stump, or standing outside the crease or staying deep inside the crease — like if it is a pitch for cut shot then you can stand deeper in the crease. This is the mental side of the game,” “For me, as a batsman it is important you show your intent to the bowler, if you stand in one spot then the bowler doesn’t need to change anything. These are small things we have been working on in practice and how to use the crease and the angles. Doesn’t matter how much you practice you must trust or have the belief to be able to do it in the middle,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Pujara was trying his bit, he was actually looking to score runs. But I think Boult, Southee and all their bowlers did not give away much. It is all about having that intent and I think Pujara was actually looking to score runs. It happens to all batsmen, I mean all batsmen go through that phase,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Pujara was trying his bit. He was actually looking to score runs. But I think Boult, Southee and all their bowlers did not give away much. It is all about having that intent and I think Pujara was actually looking to score runs. It happens to all batsmen, I mean all batsmen go through that phase," "You have to come back stronger and play accordingly. If you can trust your ability at the centre and counter attack and everyone's game is different. I play completely different game than Virat Kohli and Pujara. As a team we need to figure it out how we are going to play in the middle, communication will be the key," External link

news18 Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : “I am not saying (we have to be) more aggressive but having that intent and clear mindset will help us,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “That’s what I said: try and learn what mistakes we did as a group, what can we learn. I think we have to practice those angles. We had a practice session and we have one more tomorrow. And you have to practice that and trust your ability in the middle,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “But to change or adjust those angles there are times you need to be instinctive while you are batting. It can mean standing on off-stump, or standing outside the crease or staying deep inside the crease like if it is a pitch for cut shot then you can stand deeper in the crease. This is the mental side of the game,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Cheteshwar Pujara ) : “I thought personally New Zealand bowled very well in the first well. Pujara did not get stuck according to me. He was trying to score runs. All their bowlers did not bowl any loose deliveries. It can happen, any batsman can go through this phase. Everyone’s game is completely different. As a team, we have to figure out how we actually play in the middle,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “Staying in the present really matters. Every Test is crucial as WTC is going on. So if we win even one Test here, we will be far ahead as 60 points are at stake. We are playing here after a long time. It is important to understand what we feel as a unit,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told ( about Cheteshwar Pujara ) : "I thought personally New Zealand bowled very well in the first well. Pujara did not get stuck according to me. He was trying to score runs. All their bowlers did not bowl any loose deliveries. It can happen, any batsman can go through this phase. Everyone's game is completely different. As a team, we have to figure out how we actually play in the middle," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said ( about Mohamed Chami ) : "Ishant bowled very well. Shami and Bumrah have been consistent. It was just this game. We have to adapt to the conditions, I am sure they will adapt. We do not have any doubts about Bumrah and Shami. If we bat first here, we have to play really well in the first session. Having a clear mind and intent will help us," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Staying in the present really matters. Every Test is crucial as WTC is going on. So if we win even one Test here, we will be far ahead as 60 points are at stake. We are playing here after a long time. It is important to understand what we feel as a unit," "We have not made a decision yet. Ashwin bowled well looking at the conditions in Wellington. Jadeja is also a quality-bowler. It is a good sign that we have two quality players. The selection will depend on how the wicket looks tomorrow and what the captain and coach think," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “We know that our bowlers will take wickets in any conditions,” “If you lose the toss and bat first then you just have to have the right mindset as a batting unit and go out there and dominate it” External link

gulf-times Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane told : "It's important to accept whatever you are going through. Be positive, try and learn as many things as possible from any of the players. Not saying it has to be senior or junior," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "You should try and focus on what he can control as a player and keep visualizing that you will get an opportunity. You know what your role is. For Rishabh, he bats at No 6 or 7, so keep visualising about what if he gets an opportunity and what his role is. Keep it simple," "See no one likes to sit outside but whatever your team needs on a particular game, you have got to accept that. I think acceptance is really important talking about that particular individual. Focus on controllable, keep working hard and improve as a cricket player," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think it might spin a bit because of the moisture and the dampness of the wicket. I see maybe the first session every day. I'm not sure about the second and third session," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "They both are comparatively young, yes but they both are naturally attacking players. They like to play their shots. Their attitude is very good in general about cricket. I think my advice would be to go out there and play their natural game. I don't think they would need that much of an advice," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "We know that our bowlers will take wickets in any conditions," "If you lose the toss and bat first then you just have to have the right mindset as a batting unit and go out there and dominate it" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “We know that our bowlers will take wickets in any conditions,” “If you lose the toss and bat first then you just have to have the right mindset as a batting unit and go out there and dominate it” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "It's important to accept whatever you are going through. Be positive, try and learn as many things as possible from any of the players. Not saying it has to be senior or junior," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "You should try and focus on what he can control as player and keep visualizing that you will get an opportunity. You know what your role is. For Rishabh, he bats at No 6 or 7, so keep visualising about what if he gets an opportunity and what his role is. Keep it simple," External link

business-standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "I think New Zealand are favourites in their home conditions. But I still feel the host country remains favourite because they know what to bowl and batsman are aware of what shots to play," External link

news18 Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "You should try and focus on what he can control as player and keep visualizing that you will get an opportunity. You know what your role is. For Rishabh, he bats at No 6 or 7, so keep visualising about what if he gets an opportunity and what his role is. Keep it simple," External link

news18 Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "There is no awe about conditions anymore. Every condition is home condition for us. Irrespective of victory or defeat, expectation is bound to be there. As a team, we want to enjoy this phase where people feel that we are favourites wherever we go," External link

news18 Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "It's important to accept whatever you are going through. Be positive, try and learn as many things as possible from any of the players. Not saying it has to be senior or junior," "See no one likes to sit outside but whatever your team needs on a particular game, you have got to accept that. I think acceptance is really important talking about that particular individual. Focus on controllables, keeping working hard and improve as a cricketer," External link

news18 Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Was great chatting with @stevewaugh. Had always admired his mental strength as a player and as a leader,” External link

india Sunday, January 12, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “At times, we get too caught up in our pursuit of success and then we suddenly realize that we are required to just stop, sit back and introspect. I did exactly that when I wasn’t selected for the 2019 World Cup,” “I am in a very good space right now and it started from the West Indies series. I was in England, playing county cricket where I learned a lot, not only as a cricketer but also as a human being. In two months, I played seven games. So it wasn’t always about on-field learnings but also about off-field learning” External link

india Sunday, January 12, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : “Was great chatting with @stevewaugh. Had always admired his mental strength as a player and as a leader,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 12, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Ajinkya Rahane said : "Was great chatting with @stevewaugh. Had always admired his mental strength as a player and as a leader," External link

firstpost Sunday, January 12, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT



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Ricky Ponting said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : "Ajinkya isn't an automatic selection but his preparation has been great. I have worked closely with him to improve his T20 batting but I have already had the conversation with him regarding this and as far as the first match goes he is certainly in the mix of things" External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Virat Kohli said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “Very happy for Jinks (Rahane). Jinks is a top-class player. We understood fast bowling was going to be a big factor in this tour. He was superb; he took on the fast bowlers,” External link

expressindia Friday, September 18, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Ricky Ponting said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “Both of them are class players, and have been long-term Indian players. Rahane has led Rajasthan for a long time as well. They have all sorts of skill, class and experience which they’ll add to our squad. We all know how important experience is in T20 cricket, and we understand that. We’ve got a young captain in Shreyas, but to have those older, more experienced minds on the ground will help us a lot,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Cheteshwar Pujara added ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “Our bowlers really bowled well in the 4th innings. In the first innings, we didn’t bat well. The Australians had a good lead over us. So, there was pressure on us to put up a decent total for them to chase. My partnership with Rahane was crucial in that game,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Cheteshwar Pujara said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : "But I felt pressure when I walked into bat (2nd innings). The kind of sledging they did... I thought they were a little ahead of what they wanted to achieve. Their thought process was... they felt they had already won the game," "By Tea time, I was with Ajinkya (Rahane), we were coming into the dressing room and they were sledging as if they had won the game. That is when things did turn around, I felt," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, May 1, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Cheteshwar Pujara said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “By Tea time, I was with Ajinkya (Rahane), we were coming into the dressing room and they were sledging as if they had won the game. That is when things did turn around, I felt,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Tim Southee replied ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : "No, the run-out of Pant was a big this morning. With him (Pant) being such a dangerous player and leading into that second new-ball, he could have scored quickly along with Jinks (Rahane's nickname)" External link

business-standard Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Scott Styris added ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “You have to trust your partner. The disappointing bit of Pant not trusting Rahane” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Sanjay Manjrekar added ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “If he had trusted his partner and just run, he would have made it. Ajaz is not the quickest of fielders. But he wanted to have a second look. His vision was blocked by the bowler. Rahane is someone you cane trust at the other end,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Chetan Chauhan said ( about Ajinkya Rahane ) : “I wanted Rahane to be in the ODI setup when Dhawan and Rohit got injured, someone who could have given stability to the side should have been brought into the side,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT