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Tendulkar to receive Order of Australia

New Delhi: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Tuesday announced that Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar would be conferred with a membership of the Order of Australia for his contribution to the sport. Gillard, who made the announcement during a visit to a cricket clinic here organised by an NGO Magic Bus, said that the “special honour”,

Dhoni happy with team’s performance against NZ

Bangalore: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Monday ticked all the positive boxes while asserting that he was quite happy with the overall performances of the team that is unlikely to see any kind of “reshuffling” for the forthcoming home Test series against England and Australia. Speaking to media after leading India to a 2-0 series

President approves Tendulkar’s nomination to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will now play the new role of a parliamentarian with President Pratibha Patil Thursday approving his nomination to the Rajya Sabha, along with that of renowned actor Rekha and businesswoman Anu Aga. “The president has approved the nomination of Sachin Tendulkar, Rekha and Anu Aga to the Rajya Sabha,”

India erupts with joy as Sachin hits 100th ton

New Delhi: Fans of Sachin Tendulkar all around the country were euphoric in their celebrations as the maestro completed his much awaited 100th international century against Bangladesh at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka Friday. While Delhi celebrated in its traditional style with the beats of bhangra, Tendulkar’s home town Mumbai erupted in joy

Rahul Dravid bids Test cricket adieu

Bangalore: Former Indian captain and batting legend Rahul Dravid Friday announced his retirement from Test cricket to bring the curtains down on his illustrious 16-year-old career. Addressing a press conference at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here where he was first spotted by Keki Tarapore, an emotional Dravid, 39, bid farewell to the longer format of the

Sachin to play in Asia Cup, Sehwag rested

Out-of-form Indian opener Virender Sehwag was rested on “fitness grounds” while Sachin Tendulkar was included in the 15-man India squad named Wednesday for the Asia Cup ODI cricket tournament. Virat Kohli was named Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s deputy in the side a day after he played the innings of his life against Sri Lanka in the

Controversial run-outs unjustified: Dhoni

Sydney: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the two run-out decisions that went against the team during the 10th match of the tri-series versus Australia here Sunday, involving Sachin Tendulkar and David Hussey. India lost the match by 87 runs and now face an improbable task of making the finals. They need to win

“Ponting contemplating retirement from ODIs”

Sydney: National selector John Inverarity said Monday that it was unlikely that former skipper Ricky Ponting would be able to make his way back to the One-day set-up, given the need to prepare the squad ahead of the 2015 World Cup. Ponting’s ODI career might be nearing its end after the 37-year-old was dropped from

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