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Dean of innovation doyen of grit

Dean Jones, a trend-setting one-day cricketer whose career defining innings was, however, a double hundred in ...

Rahul leads from front, Kohli falters

As KL Rahul butchered the Royal Challengers Bangalore bowlers, his “idol” Virat Kohli watched help...
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Eye on Dhoni, poser on Ashwin

Will Mahendra Singh Dhoni bat up the order or again go in at No. 7? That certainly will be an area of interest...

Big-hitter Knights face slot riddle

Andre Russell’s batting position had been the topic of debate in the lead-up to this IPL. So much so tha...

IPL: Rajasthan Royals prevail in battle of sixes

Sanju Samson’s breathtaking knock made all the difference in the end as the Rajasthan Royals, even witho...

McCullum finds Eden in UAE conditions

Contrary to general perception of wickets in the UAE being unfriendly to the pacers, the quicks have got some ...

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Sports  /  Published 12.06.20

Fan-less IPL on BCCI lips

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has sent out a strong message on its determination to organise the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).While BCCI president Sourav Ganguly,...
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Sports  /  Published 12.06.20

Quality matters for franchises

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seems hell-bent on going ahead with the Indian Premier League (IPL), even if it has to be held behind closed doors because of the Covid-19 pandemic.But...
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Sports  /  Published 22.06.20

Domestic stalwart Rajinder Goel no more

Legendary first-class spinner Rajinder Goel died on Sunday owing to age-related illnesses.He was 77 and is survived by his wife and son Nitin. Goel was one of two Sunil Gavaskar’s ‘Idols’ who ne...
By TT Bureau in

Sports  /  Published 14.06.20

‘Centurion’ Raiji departs

Vasant Raiji, who was India’s oldest first-class cricketer at 100, died here in the wee hours of Saturday. Raiji is survived by his wife and two daughters. He had turned 100 on January 26 this year....
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Sports  /  Published 14.06.20

Shahid Afridi tests positive for Covid-19

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Saturday said he has tested positive for Covid-19, becoming the first high-profile cricketer to be infected with the virus.“I’ve been feeling unwell since ...
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Sports  /  Published 14.06.20

Gautam Gambhir poser on ‘belief’

Gautam Gambhir feels Indian players lack “mental toughness” to handle pressure in crunch situations and cannot call themselves world champions unless they prove themselves in big-ticket tournament...
By PTI in

Sports  /  Published 14.06.20

Yuvraj sees CR7 in Rashford

Marcus Rashford has already won accolades from the football fraternity for his skills. On Saturday, he also drew praise from former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who feels the England and Manchester U...
By TT Bureau in

Sports  /  Published 16.06.20

CA boss set to move out

Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive Kevin Roberts is set to be replaced by an interim office-bearer this week after losing support of the board over his stewardship of the game during the coronavir...
By TT Bureau in

Sports  /  Published 16.06.20

Greg Chappell to Gary Kirsten, in 7 minutes

He was never interested in coaching neither did he apply for the job, but it took exactly seven minutes for Gary Kirsten to land the high-profile India coach’s job back in 2007.Speaking on the Crick...
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