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Jadeja, Pandya in Tendulkar’s World Cup XI

Jonny Bairstow, who is not even the first choice wicketkeeper in the English team, was picked as the wicketkeeper in Sachin Tendulkar’s World Cup all-star XI. Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has picked five Indians in his World Cup all-star XI but preferred Englishman Jonny Bairstow over Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the team’s wicketkeeper. India skipper […]

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Tendulkar pays tribute to coach Achrekar on ‘Guru Purnima’

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, on Tuesday, paid tribute to his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar on the occasion of Guru Purnima.  The legendary Indian cricketer in a tweet expressed his gratitude to Achrekar, saying, “Guru is the one who removes the darkness of ignorance in the student. Thank you Achrekar Sir for being that Guru & […]

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I’m not a perfect role model, says Neymar

Paris Saint-Germain player Neymar, who has been surrounded by controversies in the recent times, says that he is neither a superhero nor a perfect role model.  “I’m no superhero nor a perfect role model. I also have my bad moments, when I want to go home and hide, to stay with my friends and family,” […]

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Check out World Cup Dream XI

The 2019 World Cup final was an all-time classic. Nothing could separate the two teams who fought tooth to nail till the very end and produced the greatest game in ODI history. Brilliant performances from players of the 10 participating teams through the World Cup will be etched in memory of cricket fans forever. Harish […]

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England women’s team congratulate Morgan & Co

England women’s team, the 2017 World Cup champions, congratulated their male counterparts on winning their maiden World Cup title at Lord’s on Sunday. Pacer Anya Shrubsole, who became the India women’s team nightmare in 2017, tweeted her congratulations to Eoin Morgan & Co. “No words can do that game justice! What a game of cricket! […]

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How wise Stokes helped Archer in Super Over

“I think it was going fine until the six … Stokes told me before the over ‘win or lose, today doesn’t define you. Everyone believes in you’,” Barbados-born Archer, who made his England debut in May, told reporters. Reassuring words by England all-rounder Ben Stokes helped Jofra Archer overcome nerves before the Super Over that […]

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‘Both winners’: Reactions to ICC World Cup final

Reaction after England beat New Zealand on number of boundaries hit in the Cricket World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. The match and a Super Over both ended in ties. England captain Eoin Morgan: “There wasn’t a lot in that game. I’d like to commiserate (with) Kane Williamson and his team. The fight they […]

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Halep crushes Williams to win Wimbledon title

Serena Williams’s wait for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title goes on after Simona Halep stunned the off-key American 6-2, 6-2 in a one-sided Wimbledon final on Saturday. An inspired Halep took full advantage of an error-strewn display by seven-time champion Williams to become the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title. The […]

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Rohit Sharma on top despite India’s WC exit

Although India lost to New Zealand in the semi-final match of the ongoing Cricket World Cup, on Wednesday, opening batsman Rohit Sharma is still on the top of the highest run-scorer chart.  The 32-year-old right-handed batsman has amassed 648 runs in the tournament and is leading the table despite India having ended their World Cup […]

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Dravid named Head of Cricket at NCA

Former India captain Rahul Dravid was on Monday appointed as Head of Cricket at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), the BCCI has announced. Dravid was to take over as NCA head from July 1 but his job at the India Cements caused the delay. The Committee of Administrators (CoA) asked Dravid to relinquish his post […]