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Remembering India’s greatest sports persons on National Sports Day

Every year we celebrate August 29 as National Sports Day. The day which marks the birthday of the magician of hockey – Dhyan Chand – encourages the nation to inculcate physical activity and sports in day-to-day life. Sports not only keeps us fit but also helps us stay disciplined and calm. Let’s see a few […]

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A Fabulous Inning: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Former indian captain and internationally acclaimed cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket last week. It’s under Captain Cool (by which Dhoni is mostly referred to) that India won its second World Cup in 2011 after a long wait of 28 years.  Under his leadership, India won three major ICC tournaments – […]

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Kohli and Rohit Sharma retain top positions at ODI rankings

India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma retained the top two positions in the ICC ODI rankings for batsmen, while pacer Jasprit Bumrah held on to the number 2 spot among bowlers in the latest list issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Kohli holds the numero uno status with 871 […]

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IPL 2020 has a place and date!

The wait may finally be over for all cricket lovers.  The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). IPL 2020 was scheduled to take place between March 29 and May 17 but the BCCI had to suspend the league indefinitely in the light […]

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Cricket: India may play SA in August 

The last of India’s international cricket matches before the COVID lockdown was against South Africa and it looks like the Indian team is set to start from where things were left off, as a T20I series between the two teams has reportedly been agreed upon. The BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and South Africa’s new Director […]

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Indian women’s cricket team enters World Cup 2021 

The Indian women’s cricket team has qualified for the ODI World Cup 2021 after ICC Women’s Championship Technical Committee decided that teams will share points in all three series in the ICC Women’s Championship that did not take place during the competition window. The host of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021, New Zealand, […]

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Major sporting events cancelled or postponed due to Covid 19 

Coronovirus has shocked the world, and sports persons are no exception. While many sports events have been postponed, few committees have taken a bold decision to cancel few tournaments altogether. However, the fate of this year’s biggest sport event, Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games, is still not decided. The Japanese Olympic committee wants to go ahead […]

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T20 World Cup: India fails to claim the trophy, Australia win 

Unbeaten till the finals, India lost the T20 World Cup to defending champions Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground.  Alyssa Healy smashed a quick-fire 75 and Beth Mooney hit an unbeaten 78 as the defending champions plundered an ominous 184/4 — the highest score ever in a Women’s T20 World Cup final. In reply, the Harmanpreet […]

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Cricket: India’s whitewash in New Zealand 

They may be the champions of ODIs and Twenty20 but India couldn’t stand up to the pressure of playing Test matches against New Zealand. New Zealand defeated top-ranked India by seven wickets in the second Test, following up their 10-wicket win in the first to sweep the series. Needing only 132 runs to win after […]

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Cricket: Heather Knight makes a record 

England captain Heather Knight scripted a new record when she scored the first century of the ongoing ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, smashing a 66-ball 108 against Thailand at Canberra. The 29-year-old became the first woman to score a hundred in all three formats of the game. The right-handed batter came in to bat when […]