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In a move that suggests that Team India is leaving no stone unturned in playing aggressively in the ongoing tour Down Under, the team management has appointed senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar as a sledging coach. The foul-mouthed Rajya Sabha MP has already packed his bags and will be flying there soon. The decision [...]

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The recently released list of 30 probables for World Cup 2015 squad raised a lot of eyebrows after big names such as Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Virender Sehwag and Ashish Nehra were excluded. The list however, has also drawn praise for the infusion of young blood and fresh energy. How did [...]

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Responding to the Supreme Court’s urgent call for clarity, a team of scientists at the Indian Institute of Science, India’s premier scientific research institution, has developed a mathematical model based on quantum mechanics principles, which predicts the state of Mr. N. Srinivasan at any given moment. Dr. Viru Sahasrabuddhi, a theoretical physicist at IISc who led the [...]

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Inspired by Harsha Bhogle’s column ‘Missing Virender Sehwag’, Indian skipper Dhoni has penned his own thoughts on yesteryear T20 bowling legend, Joginder Sharma, the man who won us our one and only T20 World Cup and ushered in the IPL era. Here it is: Well, of course, I think I am missing Joginder Sharma. To [...]

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Earlier the subject of ridicule, Anushka Sharma’s name is now taken in awe in Indian cricketing circles for having the gumption to sit through all the five matches of the recently concluded, ultra-mega-giga boring India-Sri Lanka ODI series. Perhaps it was for love. Perhaps it was for love combined with a genuine interest in the [...]

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With the BCCI, the world’s richest cricketing board, demanding $42 million compensation for tour abandonment, the West Indies cricket board (WICB), the world’s poorest cricketing body, is looking at out of the box options to raise the amount. The Sri Lankans filling in for the West Indians has only exacerbated matters. “With broadcasters paying companies to [...]

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On a day when AIADMK cadre are prostrating before Rohit Sharma posters in addition to Amma’s, the Mumbai Indians skipper is being vilified in neighboring Sri Lanka for his unrestrained savagery. So much so that an incensed Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) President, Jayantha Dharmadasa, has demanded $42 million in damages for inhumane butchery of the [...]

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Rohit Sharma broke 7 records on the way to 264, the highest score in the history of ODIs. Once people realized that there’s an India Sri Lanka series going on, they took to their computers / smartphones to congratulate the talented batsman. We, on the other hand, figured out a way to get hold of [...]

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There has been a lot of India-Australia bonhomie of late, outside of the Chappell household that is. The Aussie PM recently came to India, agreed to give nuclear fuel. Now, PM Modi is visiting Down Under, where he will hold a session in the MGG, no less. In parallel, the Australian team got hammered by Pakistan. [...]

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In a move that would likely go a long way in endearing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his secular detractors, the PMO has decided that he would gift a copy of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography, “Playing it my way” to all the foreign heads of state he meets in future. “A lot of [...]

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