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It has come to light that it is not Sachin who has retired but the southpaw, Suresh Raina. Apparently. to counter the growing clamour for retiring the 39 year old Sachin Tendulkar, the BCCI arranged for a facial exchange with Suresh Raina, much like in the blockbuster Hollywood movie Face Off. So, Sachin continues to play [...]

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India’s dearest child, Sachin Tendulkar, announced his retirement from the ODI format of International Cricket. Within seconds of his anouncement, Sachin Tendulkar began trending at number 1, and celebrities from across different fields tweeted their reactions. The Unreal Times Twitter correspondent Hashtag Jones brings you the compilation:                 [...]

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The Indian cricket team finally brought in some reason to cheer, with a victory over England in the T-20 international match held yesterday in Pune. The victory brought forth a variety of reactions from one and all, including Indian politicians who, perhaps, hadn’t shaken off the hangover of the Gujarat Elections. The UnReal Times correspondent [...]

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With key batsmen and bowlers of the national cricket team woefully out of form and nursing bruised egos in the wake of the first home defeat since 2004 and the first against England since 1984-85, BCCI has arranged for a series between Team India and itself to help the players regain their mojo before the [...]

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India’s seemingly eternal quest to unearth a genuine pacer that can strike fear in the hearts of batsmen with chin music may be at an end: their bowling mainstay, Ishant Sharma, has overnight metamorphosed into the worlds’ fastest bowler after shearing his long flowing tresses for a smooth scalp. The lanky pacer had made a [...]

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By now the whole country knows that the 5 wise men of Indian cricket had actually sacked MS Dhoni last year. But what the country didn’t know is that the Dhoni sacking was just one of the things discussed at the meeting. The rest of the discussion was so explosive that the official transcripts were [...]

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After Time Asia featured former cricketer turned politician, Imran Khan, on its cover in its December 14th edition, Outlook has followed suit by doing a cover story on former Indian Test cricketer turned commentator Ravi Shastri. The Indian news magazine, which had previously  dubbed President Obama as ‘the underachiever’ on its cover in response to Time [...]

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“Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I am Ravi Shastri and I welcome you to the fourth day of the 4th test match between India and England live from Nagpur. At 100/9, the English are absolutely staring at the barrel here. They still trail by 160 runs, and barring a miracle of biblical proportions, this match [...]

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BCCI, the selectors and the Indian players convened on Team India’s Facebook Wall for a post-mortem after the rout in Eden Gardens. Although rigor mortis set in long back, probably during the tour to England in 2011, the introspection was a baby step in the right direction. Contrary to its adherence to opacity and secrecy, the BCCI [...]

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In a bid to salvage the fast sinking reputation of Indian cricket, the BCCI has acted decisively, even as India slumped towards a humiliating defeat to England at Eden Gardens. For your information, the last time India lost a home series to England was 32 years ago in the Golden Jubilee Test in Bombay in [...]

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