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Why it is ridiculous to blame MS Dhoni for the Mustafizur incident

So MS Dhoni and Bangladesh new pacer Mustafizur Rahman collided mid pitch and it seemed Dhoni had committed a murder. In all the taste of blaming a captain who possibly is also going through the worst time of his career, the entire media made it look like Dhoni intentionally became Zinadine Zidane and head butted Rahman out of the ground. So let’s take another look at what happened exactly. In the 25th over of India’s

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Harbhajan’s Return Adds ‘Aggression’ to Kohli’s Test Team

Harbhajan Singh’s return to the Indian Test squad is a tribute to a fighter who kept his motivation levels high despite being on the sidelines for almost three years. The feisty off-spinner played a crucial role in taking Mumbai Indians to their third IPL final when he took two for 26 to wreck Chennai Super Kings chances at Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday night. It was a timely reminder to the national selectors and a young

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Happy Birthday Little Master: Long live Sachin

It has been almost sixteen months since our beloved cricketer called it quits. Yet his birthday today, brings in so many memories we all want to share. Even today we want to remember his accolades, his feats, those moments when we the common people had a chance to either see him or the lucky few who met him. These memories will always come out of the closet on special occasions like his birthday. What makes

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Sachin Tendulkar Revives School Memories with Vinod Kambli

Best memories are always with school friends. Sachin Tendulkar also believes it. The Indian cricket legend has posted a photograph in his personal Instagram account and, you guessed it right, the frame has chum Vinod Kambli in it. Sweet memories always get the better of not-so-sweet present. In recent years, Tendulkar’s relationship with Kambli has not been in the best of health. Kambli’s life has been dogged by controversies and with his cricket career going

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Kaun Banega Coach? Can Ganguly, Dravid Work Under Ravi Shastri?

Dean Jones has made an out-of-the-box “two-coach” proposal to India’s cricket bosses who sit down later this month to choose Duncan Fletcher’s replacement. The Zimbabwean, who replaced Gary Kirsten after the 2011 World Cup, ended his tumultuous assignment with BCCI after India bowed out in the semifinals of the World Cup Down Under. Jones pointed out India have some great options in Sourav Ganguly (for shorter formats like T20s and ODIs) and Rahul Dravid (Tests).

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Daniel Vettori Unsung Hero of Black Caps

Daniel Vettori, a bespectacled left arm spinner was the youngest player of Black Caps when he made his debut in 1996-97 at the age of 18 years. By far, he is the most capped player in both Test Matches and ODI Matches for New Zealand. A decade and half has followed since then, but Daniel Vettori continues to remain one of the best left-arm spinners in world cricket today. His talent is so evident that

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Australia look heavyweight against Resurgent New Zealand

The 4 best teams have made it to the semi finals. 2 of three most complete sides have figured a ticket on the plane to the MCG. Similar to 2011, the world cup final is being contested between host nations, bringing to the fore a new trend of perceived home advantage. The year 2013 was all about home advantage as observed in Test Match cricket and in the IPL. The 2015 world cup has caught

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The Helicopter that never took off

The Mahabharata had a character called Abhimanyu-son of the warrior prince Arjuna. Abhimanyu was known for his prowess in slicing through army formations, but had an Achilles heel that let him down in the war. He did not quite know to end his way through, out of an army formation. He basically did not finish well if we could say so, keeping the context on cricket. Talk about finishing well, the 90’s generation would auto

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