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Dashing Indian opener, Virender Sehwag, will play in his 100th international Test today. Not surprisingly, celebrities got in line to congratulate the swashbuckler who cares as little about personal landmarks as does the government about tackling corruption. In pictures:                

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The Indian cricket team was in a state of panic after a green tinge was spotted on the Wankhede wicket, the venue for the second Test between India and England. The Indian cricketers’ worst fears were confirmed after close inspection with a magnifying glass revealed a layer of algae, which could potentially make the ball seam [...]

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Despite Cook’s valiant efforts, England was outplayed by India in the first Test of the 4 match series. The lads later congregated on the team’s Facebook wall to mull over the defeat and discuss the way ahead in what promises to be a long, hard tour. (With inputs from Unreal columnist, Ashwin Kumar)

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India is firmly in the driver’s seat at the end of day 2  of the Ahmedabad Test thanks to a clinical batting display by Cheteshwar Pujara which propelled the Indian total past 500. With already 3 wickets down, England will have to bat out of their skins to save the Test. We bring you the [...]

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Andhra Pradesh’s High Court has set aside BCCI’s decision to impose a life ban on former Indian skipper and sitting Congress MP from Moradabad constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Mohammad Azharuddin. The wristy batsman promptly took to Facebook to express his relief. A few other noted figures joined him on his page. The Unreal Times’ Moradabad [...]

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It’s the big final. It’s India versus Pakistan in a World Cup in the mecca of Indian Cricket, Eden Gardens. The stadiums are packed to the hilt, and the noise is defeaning. The spectators are enjoying themselves thoroughly. The evening’s entertainment begins on a cracking note, with an acrobatic performance by cheerleaders, followed by a [...]

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India’s overachieving cricketer Piyush Chawla was conferred the rank of honorary Subedar-Major in the Territorial Army by General Bikram Singh for his extraordinary achievements on the field of cricket. With this honour, Chawla joins the club of other cricketers, including Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar and Dhoni, who too hold honorary ranks in the armed forces. [...]

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The newly-appointed senior selection committee of the BCCI has already sprung a surprise by announcing an India ‘A’ team without even a single spinner in the lineup for the three-day warm-up match (starting October 30 at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai) against the visiting English side. Chairman of selectors, Sandeep Patil, after much cajoling, agreed to talk [...]

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During what was an otherwise uneventful week of festivals and festivity, a secret letter from BCCI President N. Srinivasan to the newly appointed selection committee chief Sandeep Patil found its way into the hands of a Zee News reporter, Khelpremi PoleKholwar. The Zee News reporter, in keeping with the ethos of his company, reportedly requested [...]

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Mankind is a step closer to determining the precise age of Pakistan cricketer, Shahid Afridi, after archaeologists stumbled upon his birth certificate during an ongoing excavation at Mohenjo-daro. The document confirms what cricket pundits have suspected for a long time: that the mercurial Pathan is at least 4000 years old. Shahid himself bashfully acknowledged his ancient [...]

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