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After two consecutive massive, match-altering last-wicket partnerships between India’s Bhuvaneshwar Kumar-Mohammad Shami and England’s Joe Root-James Anderson tested the patience of the limited audience that watches Test cricket, the ICC has decided to do away with last-wicket partnerships for the remainder of the ongoing India-England series, on an experimental basis. The number of runs for [...]

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Banned New Zealand cricketer and swashbuckling opening batsman Lou Vincent, has been upset over not having received an invitation to participate in India’s most-watched reality show, Bigg Boss, thus far, even a week after boldly confessing his involvement in match-fixing. “What the hell is this, yaar? Sreesanth didn’t openly confess, but he’s been banned and [...]

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Ahead of the first Test between England and India, skipper MS Dhoni commenced mind games, claiming its the English batsmen who were under immense pressure to find form against Ishant Sharma or kiss goodbye to their careers. “Well, of course, the whole world knows how Ishant Sharma bowls,” a calm and cool Dhoni said ahead [...]

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In the midst of football fever, thanks to the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2014, it was a rather lukewarm affair that transpired during the first ODI of the India vs Bangladesh series. With India fielding a totally rejigged side against the hosts and having had to chase a total of 272, under the captaincy of [...]

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The West Bengal government’s love affair with SRK’s IPL franchise and two time IPL champions, the Kolkata Knight Riders, may be on the cusp of an irrevocable breakdown. This comes in the wake of Didi discovering  that KKR is owned by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainments, which has aroused suspicions in the over paranoid [...]

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Chief Minister of Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, made a blunder during a felicitation ceremony organised by the state government at the Eden Gardens  to celebrate Kolkata Knight Riders’ triumph in the recently concluded 7th edition of the IPL. The Trinamool Congress chief congratulated team owner Juhi Chawla instead of Piyush Chawla for playing a crucial cameo [...]

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KKR’s memorable win in a hotly contested final over pre-match favorites, KXIP, thanks to the last over pyrotechnics by the prodigiously talented Piyush Chawla – who rounded off a dream day by attempting a header to snag a memorable caught and bowled in the first innings – may have warmed the cockles of KKR and [...]

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Deeply disappointed with the Chennai Super Kings ending their IPL journey without winning yet again, former BCCI President N Srinivasan has announced that he will be dissociating himself from all forms of the gentleman’s game. Srinivasan will, instead, float another league, pitting against one another the best Candy Crush gamers from all over the world [...]

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Yusuf Pathan’s sudden and unexpected return to form has pleasantly surprised the entire country and the newly elected BJP government is trying to cash in here too. Party leaders are quick to point out that Pathan’s good run with the bat coincided with BJP’s victory in the elections and this is proof that minorities will [...]

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The Supreme Court of India appealed to former BCCI President, Chennai Super Kings owner, Dhoni’s mentor and the father-in-law of cricket enthusiasm, N. Srinivasan, to conduct a thorough self-probe into the betting and corruption charges brought on against him, citing lack of time, resources, and most importantly, the ironclad resolve (all of which Mr Srinivasan [...]

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