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Rajneesh Gupta

Cricket statistician Rajneesh Gupta offers his insight into the gentleman's game like no one else!. You can e-mail the author at rgcricket@gmail.com

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FALSE! Steyn's claim on Tendulkar double ton

FALSE! Steyn's claim on Tendulkar double ton

Rediff.com18 May 2020

None of the 31 balls Steyn bowled to Tendulkar in the entire game -- the second India-South Africa ODI -- produced a close LBW shout.

How sledging provoked Yuvi to hit 6 sixes in an over

How sledging provoked Yuvi to hit 6 sixes in an over

Rediff.com10 May 2020

Rajneesh Gupta picks instances of sledging which backfired spectacularly.

When sledging backfired...

When sledging backfired...

Rediff.com8 May 2020

Rajneesh Gupta picks instances of sledging which backfired spectacularly and the players had to pay dearly for their misadventures.

What you don't know about Sachin Tendulkar!

What you don't know about Sachin Tendulkar!

Rediff.com24 Apr 2020

Rajneesh Gupta checks out The Master's unknown records and milestones.

When Shastri sledged the Aussies...

When Shastri sledged the Aussies...

Rediff.com19 Apr 2020

Rajneesh Gupta picks fun sledging through the decades.

Sledging: Hilarious cricket banter

Sledging: Hilarious cricket banter

Rediff.com13 Apr 2020

Rajneesh Gupta picks fun sledging through the decades. Take a look!

Rajneesh's Believe It Or Not in Cricket!

Rajneesh's Believe It Or Not in Cricket!

Rediff.com7 Apr 2020

Rajneesh Gupta lists some amazing coincidences in cricket -- a feature guaranteed to amuse you in these anxious times.

A cricket feature to make you smile

A cricket feature to make you smile

Rediff.com30 Mar 2020

Rajneesh Gupta lists some amazing coincidences in cricket -- a feature guaranteed to amuse you in these anxious times.

India's worst Test defeats under Virat Kohli

India's worst Test defeats under Virat Kohli

Rediff.com26 Feb 2020

When India lost the Wellington Test by 10 wickets, was it the worst defeat for Virat Kohli's team? Rajneesh Gupta has the answers.

2019: A year of records for India

2019: A year of records for India

Rediff.com30 Dec 2019

Rajneesh Gupta explains how team India performed during the year across all the three formats.

India continue record-breaking run in Tests

India continue record-breaking run in Tests

Rediff.com25 Nov 2019

World No 1 India continued their rampaging form in Test cricket.

Day-Night Tests: All the Numbers!

Day-Night Tests: All the Numbers!

Rediff.com19 Nov 2019

The second Test between India and Bangladesh at Kolkata's Eden Gardens will be the first day-night Test on Indian soil, making India the seventh country to host a day-night Test.

Why Deepak Chahar's T20 World Record is special!

Why Deepak Chahar's T20 World Record is special!

Rediff.com11 Nov 2019

Deepak Chahar is the first Indian bowler ever to hold the record of best bowling figures in any format of international cricket (Test/ODI/T20I), points out Rajneesh Gupta.

Mumbai teen smashes world record!

Mumbai teen smashes world record!

Rediff.com17 Oct 2019

At 17 years, 292 days, Yashasvi Jaiswal became the youngest player ever to score a double hundred in men's List A cricket, points out Rajneesh Gupta.

11/10/2019: A day of records for Kohli

11/10/2019: A day of records for Kohli

Rediff.com12 Oct 2019

The major records established by Virat Kohli on Day 2 of the second Test against South Africa in Pune, on Friday.

Rohit's super stats from Visakhapatnam Test

Rohit's super stats from Visakhapatnam Test

Rediff.com9 Oct 2019

Rajneesh Gupta presents the numbers from the first Test.

India-SA Tests: How both teams fare

India-SA Tests: How both teams fare

Rediff.com1 Oct 2019

Rajneesh Gupta throws up all the numbers from Test encounters between India and South Africa.

India vs SA: How each player fares

India vs SA: How each player fares

Rediff.com12 Sep 2019

Rajneesh Gupta has all the numbers about how each player from the Indian and South Africa teams fared in T20 Internationals.

India vs SA: How the teams stack up in T20s

India vs SA: How the teams stack up in T20s

Rediff.com11 Sep 2019

Rajneesh Gupta throws up all the numbers of how both teams have fared in Twenty20 Internationals.

An amazing clean sweep for India

An amazing clean sweep for India

Rediff.com3 Sep 2019

It is the first time that India have made a clean sweep in a Test series in the West Indies.

Plethora of records for Vihari, Bumrah and Ishant

Plethora of records for Vihari, Bumrah and Ishant

Rediff.com1 Sep 2019

Rajneesh Gupta presents the interesting numbers from the second day of Kingston Test between West Indies and India

When did India last lose a Test series in West Indies?

When did India last lose a Test series in West Indies?

Rediff.com22 Aug 2019

As India kicks off its run in the World Test Championships on Thursday, Rajneesh Gupta tells you all you need to know about the India-West Indies on-field rivalry.

Hashim Amla: One of South Africa's all-time greats

Hashim Amla: One of South Africa's all-time greats

Rediff.com10 Aug 2019

Here's a look at the South African run machine's brilliant record in international cricket, says Rajneesh Gupta.

World Cup 2019: 1st Semi-final: All the Numbers

World Cup 2019: 1st Semi-final: All the Numbers

Rediff.com8 Jul 2019

Rajneesh Gupta presents all the numbers before the first World Cup Semi-final between India and New Zealand.

The KING of TONS

The KING of TONS

Rediff.com8 Jul 2019

Rajneesh Gupta brings you all the numbers of Rohit Sharma, the first player to score five tons in any series or tournament.

Afghans: Minnows to dark horses

Afghans: Minnows to dark horses

Rediff.com15 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers for the Afghanistan team from World Cups.

How India have dominated Pakistan in World Cups

How India have dominated Pakistan in World Cups

Rediff.com15 Jun 2019

India have won all their six games against Pakistan in the World Cup.

Is this New Zealand's World Cup?

Is this New Zealand's World Cup?

Rediff.com13 Jun 2019

Semi-finalists six times. Runner-up in 2015. Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers for the New Zealand team from World Cups.

Don't rule Bangladesh out!

Don't rule Bangladesh out!

Rediff.com12 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers for the Bangladesh team from World Cups.

Why Yuvraj Singh is an ODI legend

Why Yuvraj Singh is an ODI legend

Rediff.com11 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta brings all Yuvraj Singh's numbers from different formats of cricket.

Can South Africa make it to the next stage?

Can South Africa make it to the next stage?

Rediff.com10 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers featuring the South African team from the World Cups.

Can England win this World Cup?

Can England win this World Cup?

Rediff.com7 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers for the England team from cricket World Cups.

Australia, the World Cup's Champion of Champions

Australia, the World Cup's Champion of Champions

Rediff.com6 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers of the Australian team from World Cups.

Sri Lanka: Champs once; runners up twice

Sri Lanka: Champs once; runners up twice

Rediff.com5 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers featuring the Sri Lankan team from World Cups.

How many 2019 World Cup players have scored 10,000 ODI runs?

How many 2019 World Cup players have scored 10,000 ODI runs?

Rediff.com5 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta presents all the fascinating career numbers of players in the World Cup.

Meet the World Cup players

Meet the World Cup players

Rediff.com4 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta profiles the cricketers playing the World Cup 2019.

How many Indians have scored a World Cup century?

How many Indians have scored a World Cup century?

Rediff.com4 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers featuring the India team from the World Cups.

Beware the West Indies!

Beware the West Indies!

Rediff.com3 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers featuring the West Indies team from the World Cups.

How Pakistan fares in World Cups

How Pakistan fares in World Cups

Rediff.com1 Jun 2019

Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers of the Pakistan team from cricket World Cups.

Who's the most successful World Cup captain?

Who's the most successful World Cup captain?

Rediff.com31 May 2019

Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers from cricket World Cups held between 1975 to 2015.

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