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SOURAV GANGULY: THE CAPTAIN WHO NURTURED FUTURE CHAMPIONS

He was often referred to as ‘God of the offside’ for his ability to pierce the field. However, Ganguly’s greatest contribution to Indian cricket was as captain. He led the team out of turbulent times in the wake of the match-fixing scandal, and build a side that future captains would turn...

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July 10, 2020

THE COLLAPSE OF THE "ASIA" CUP

With the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) eventually confirming Sourav Ganguly’s statements about the Asia Cup 2020 being canceled...

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July 10, 2020

KEMAR ROACH- THE TRUE SUCCESSOR TO THE WEST INDIES PACE TRADITION

Roach has also served his country admirably in the shorter formats too but he is first and foremost a Test bowler. It has not always been a smooth ride for Roach as he has had more than his share of injuries. ..

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July 10, 2020

FAVOURITE BATTING PARTNER

Rishabh Pant has revealed the name of his favourite batting partner.

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July 10, 2020

Top 6 Records Of MS Dhoni That Will Remain Unbreakable

Dhoni will go down in history as one of India’s greatest ODI batsmen as well as captain. His achievements speak for itself. As the Superman from Ranchi turns 39, here’s a look at few of his incredible records...

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July 10, 2020

Is Gambhir Jealous Of MS Dhoni's Success?

Gambhir has taken yet another dig at India’s ex-skipper MS Dhoni, terming him a very ‘lucky’ captain. According to Gambhir, captaining the Indian team was very easy for Dhoni...

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July 10, 2020

RSA and the 3TC Excursion

It would be an understatement to say that CSA has had the worst year and a half in the history of their sport. The issues are far from resolved is evident in the fact that even this tournament/match named the Solidarity Cup

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July 03, 2020

RICHARDSON RIGHT IN WANTING MATCH-FIXING TO BE MADE A CRIMINAL OFFENCE

The warning is timely for India are scheduled to host two global marquee events in the next three years - the 2021 T-20 World Cup followed by the ODI World Cup in 2023 – and Richardson urged the Indian government to consider creating a match-fixing law for sport...

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July 03, 2020

A Dangerous Indo-Pak Border Play

Pakistan Cricket Board's bizarre request for assurance has piqued the Indian interests with not only the BCCI...

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July 03, 2020

Is Irfan Pathan Right In His Self-Assessment?

But to be fair to him Irfan could well be the second-best fast bowling all-rounder after Kapil. That itself is heady praise and indeed when he burst upon the scene ``Down Under’’ in 2003-04...

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July 03, 2020

Why Dravid Deserves The ‘Greatest' Tag?

The Wall’s presence always gave the impression that he was the complete team man. Yes, Gavaskar and Tendulkar also...

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July 03, 2020

The Need to investigate Match-Fixing Claims

Whether the boards are willing to take on this onus remains debatable. And it will necessitate some kind of reform for criminal law...

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June 26, 2020

SHAMI'S STATEMENT WAY OFF THE MARK

One does not want to be too harsh for as I said cricketers are not expected to be strong on the game’s history...

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June 26, 2020

HIGH TIME BCCI HAS A PLAYER SUPPORT SYSTEM IN PLACE

Just like the players are responsible for performing when selected for the country, the board too is accountable to the cricketers and must keep them in the loop with regards to their future in the team...

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June 26, 2020

Kumble, Tendulkar Or Dravid: India's Greatest Match-Winner?

Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, and Rahul Dravid did exceptionally well for their team in international cricket. They led India to famous wins in Whites...

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June 26, 2020

Virat Kohli: Worst Indian Captain In Multilateral Tournaments?

Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, has zero in front of his name when it comes to success in multilateral tournaments...

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June 26, 2020

India's Cancelled Tour Spells Trouble for SA

With India now canceling informally made plans for a possible tour in August, South Africa find themselves in a world of trouble...

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June 19, 2020

Is The Current Indian Team Overrated?

The one factor that has constantly gone against India’s champion team status is their failure to win knockout clashes. India last won an ICC tournament...

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June 19, 2020

Joe Root Has Lived Up To His Reputation In More Ways Than One

It was also an auspicious start to his career for the Test was drawn and England won a series in India for the first time in 28 years with Root playing his part with scores of 73 and 20 not out...

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June 19, 2020

Racism In Cricket Is Evident, But Sweetly Ignored By Fans And Authorities

While Daren Sammy’s case is the latest where a black man has been abused for his color of skin, there have been various precedents set before it...

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June 19, 2020

Virat Kohli Is The Greatest ODI Batsman Of All Time

He has amassed 11867 runs in the 248 matches at an outstanding average of 59.33, while his 43 centuries are second only to Tendulkar. With such stats, it’s only fair to say that Kohli’s career has been nothing but blissful...

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June 19, 2020

TRAVEL & LEISURE

I LIKE THE GREENERY AND MOUNTAINS OF SWITZERLAND — AJINKYA RAHANE

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June 12, 2020

UP, CLOSE & PERSONAL

"I AM FOND OF SPHAGETTI" - MOHAMMAD AZHARUDDIN

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June 12, 2020

SHOULD PANDYA BE AN AUTOMATIC CHOICE IN THE TEST SQUAD?

On the face of it, the figures mark Pandya out as an allrounder for he averages 31 with the bat and 31 with the ball with one hundred and one five-wicket haul...

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June 12, 2020

THE PROBLEM WITH A CORONAVIRUS SUBSTITUTE

Merely substituting the player might not be the solution even if the precautionary measure is taken to test the player and eventually find a replacement from within the ranks so that the game might not be affected. But if indeed the player is coronavirus positive, then it becomes a matter of the question...

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June 12, 2020

CAN BABAR AZAM TASTE SUCCESS AS PAKISTAN'S LIMITED-OVERS CAPTAIN?

Babar Azam was recently confirmed as the new Pakistan skipper for the limited-overs cricket. The 25-year-old has been rewarded for his marvelous run with the bat...

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June 12, 2020

BOYCOTTING GEOFFREY BOYCOTT AND THE COMMENTATORS ARGUMENT

Boycott is reported to have stated that only those who played Test cricket – mindful to remind that those referred to men – had the right to occupy the seat...

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June 12, 2020

Will Lara's 501 not out remain unsurpassed?

That cricket is a batsman’s game is well known and another cliché associated with sport is that records are meant to be broken. But it is safe to say that some records will never be broken their longevity standing as testimony to this...

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June 12, 2020

Ben Stokes – Man In The News For More Reasons Than One

Last year was clearly his annus mirabilis but over the years Stokes has produced eye rubbing and mind-boggling feats across the formats. He is one of the best all-rounders...

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June 12, 2020

SHOULD BOWLERS BE PERMITTED TO USE AN EXTERNAL SUBSTANCE?

They have been doing this since time immemorial and while applying sweat is still allowed the bowlers have been clamoring for an alternative so that they can swing the ball...

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June 5, 2020