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Inzamam: Indian batsmen scored hundreds for themselves

Inzamam made his debut under the 1992 World Cup-winning captain and current Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

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Dhoni may silently retire from ODI and T20: Gavaskar

MS Dhoni, 38, last played for India at the 2019 World Cup in England where the Men in Blue were knocked out in the semi-finals

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Ajit Wadekar: A captain on the field, perfect gentleman off it

New Delhi: Ajit Wadekar did not possess the princely demeanour of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi but with his middle-class grit coupled with pragmatic thinking, he scripted one of the most glorious chapters in Indian cricket history. An astute thinker of the game, Wadekar blended the copybook ‘Bombay School of Batsmanship’ with his carefree approach that included […]

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Legendary Sunil Gavaskar bats for club cricket

Mumbai: While inaugurating the Hemant Waigankar Study Room of Dadar Parsi Zoroastrian Cricket Club in Matunga in Central Mumbai, the legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar who amassed 34 centuries in Test cricket today stressed the importance of club cricket, and called it “life and soul” of the sport.   “Club cricket is the life and soul of […]

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Ian, Gavaskar had doubts over Greg’s choice as coach: Ganguly

New Delhi: Even brother Ian Chappell was not very positive about Greg Chappell taking over as Team India coach in 2005 and so was Sunil Gavaskar but Sourav Ganguly says he decided to ignore all these warnings and follow his instincts on the appointment. In fact, Ganguly was in awe of Chappell prior to his […]

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Experts term Wanderers’ pitch as ‘dangerous’

Johannesburg: The Wanderers’ pitch on offer for the ongoing third cricket Test between India and South Africa has come in for sharp criticism with former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding terming the surface “dangerous”. “This pitch, I think, is dangerous. I would hate to be a batsman on this pitch has given what I am […]

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India Aren’t Really No. 1 Test Side

Work on fast bowling, facing pace and diving in the outfield to make Team India holistically the best rather than No.1 in terms of technically secured points Virat Kohli’s boys must be congratulated for bringing the Indian cricket team to such a position that its International Cricket Council ranking of the No. 1 Test-playing side […]

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Kohli becomes first skipper to hit six double centuries in Test cricket

New Delhi: Virat Kohli scaled yet another milestone, becoming the first skipper to hit six double centuries in Test cricket. The 29-year-old Indian thus surpassed West Indies great Brian Lara, who held the record previously with five double tons in Tests. India’s current ‘Milestone Man’, who had emulated Rahul Dravid with his previous double century in […]

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रामचंद्र गुहा ने दिग्गज भारतीय खिलाड़ियों पर उठाये सवाल

नई दिल्ली — शौक़िया इतिहासकार रामचंद्र गुहा ने भारतीय क्रिकेट कंट्रोल बोर्ड (बीसीसीआई) की प्रशासक समिति से दिये अपने त्यागपत्र में कोच के चयन में कप्तान विराट कोहली की भूमिका पर सवाल उठाने के साथ ही सुनील गावस्कर, सौरव गांगुली और राहुल द्रविड़ के कथित हितों के टकराव पर सवाल खड़े किये हैं। अपने पत्र में […]