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World T20: Kolhi adjudged player of the tournament

World T20: Kolhi adjudged player of the tournament

Kolkata, April 4: India’s Virat Kohli, who almost single-handedly led the Indian chase match after match in the World Twenty20, was adjudged the man of the tournament after the final here on Sunday. Kohli amassed 273 runs in the tournament, that included three half-centuries. Having remained not out thrice, he averaged an astounding 136.50. The


Australia coach Lehmann admits selection mistakes

Nottingham, Aug 9: Claiming that his team was more competitive on the Ashes tour to England two years ago, Australia cricket chief coach Darren Lehmann on Sunday conceded that they made a major selection blunder going into the crucial fourth cricket Test at Trent Bridge.   Australia surrendered the Ashes with a thumping loss by


I thought of quitting cricket in 2007: Tendulkar

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar revealed he was so heartbroken by India’s first round exit in 2007 World Cup that he thought of retiring from cricket. India, including Tendulkar, fared miserably against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in the group stage of the One-Day International (ODI) World Cup, held in the West Indies. They managed only

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ICC launches World Cup 2015 app

The International Cricket Council (ICC), in partnership with Reliance Communications, launched the official World Cup 2015 app, now available for free download from the App Store and Google Play. The app will have unique features and has been designed to enhance user experience of the World Cup. It will allow everyone to keep themselves up-to-date


Dhoni’s abrupt good-bye stunning, mystifying

The suddenness with which Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from Test cricket “with immediate effect” is as stunning as it is mystifying. Cricket captains who have lead their country for as long as Dhoni has – 60 Tests, to be exact – don’t bid good-bye as unceremoniously and as instantly as he did at

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Sachin Tendulkar honoured with exclusive gold coin issued by East India Company

Britain’s premium luxury goods brand East India Company has issued an exclusive legal tender gold coin worth 12,000 pound sterling in honour of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. The rare coin has been issued in honour of Tendulkar’s remarkable career spanning 24 years. “Only 210 gold coins, each weighing precisely 200g, are being issued to

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Quite a good performance by team: Dhoni – The Times of India

WELLINGTON: Despite his team overwhelmingly crushed by New Zealand during the tour, India skipper Mahendra Singh on Tuesday put up a brave front, saying it was “quite a good performance” by his team in the Test matches. It turned out to be a disastrous tour for India as they remained winless, losing the ODI series


Dhoni 16th highest earning athlete: Forbes

  New Delhi, Aug 19 :  Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been ranked 16th in the latest Forbes list of highest-paid athletes with an earnings of $31.5 million (around Rs.180 crore), placing him above the likes of Rafael Nadal and Usain Bolt. As per the latest Forbes list of highest-paid athletes in