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Sourav Ganguly’s BMW Breaks Down, He Takes Cab To BCCI Meeting

Sourav Ganguly was seen getting down from an ordinary yellow taxi outside the premises of a five-star luxury hotel. Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has a fleet of mean machines and normally prefers travelling in his luxurious BMW. The people of Kolkata were taken aback on Tuesday when they saw their most loved icon Ganguly getting down from a yellow ambassador to attend a BCCI meeting. Ganguly boarded the taxi after his BMW broke down at the Exide crossing. “The BMW broke down…

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India Vs Sri Lanka: KL Rahul Poses For A Selfie With Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh In Splits

A day after India thrashed Sri Lanka at Galle, members of the team were seen enjoying some downtime. Team India is on cloud nine and basking in the glory of their resounding win in the first Test match against Sri Lanka at Galle. Skipper Virat Kohli and others shared some of the pictures of them “chilling” out by the poolside on Sunday and in no time comments and likes came flooding in on their social media posts. Opener KL Rahul, who…

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Chennai Super Kings has the biggest fan following: Dhoni

CHENNAI: MS Dhoni may not be at the peak of his powers, but the former Indian skipper continues to rule the hearts as was the case when he walked in to Chepauk ahead of the start of the second edition of Tamil Nadu Premier League on Saturday. In a chat with the TNPL website, Dhoni spoke on how one trains for a league such as TNPL, his fond memories of the Chennai Super Kings and more.Excerpts: How do you train the youngsters to prepare for a league…

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Valiant India Go Down Fighting To England In Women’s World Cup Final

England beat India by nine runs to win the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. Anya Shrubsole bowled England to a dramatic nine-run win over India in the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. India, set 229 to win, were well on course for victory at 191 for three in front of a full house of more than 26,000. But the dismissal of opener Punam Raut, who made a fine 86, lbw to Shrubsole, sparked…

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History awaits India in Women’s World Cup final

LONDON: India have the chance to alter the course of cricket history when they face hosts England in the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. Since the tournament’s inception in 1973 – two years before the men’s World Cup started – it has been dominated by England and Australia, with New Zealand, in 2000, the only other country to have won the event. The final sees this year’s edition come full circle, with India having upset the…

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Rahul Dravid will be unavailable for India’s overseas tours: Vinod Rai

NEW DELHI: Former India captain Rahul Dravid “will not be available” for the senior Indian team’s overseas tours owing to his commitments with the India A and Under-19 sides, the Committee of Administrators (COA) chief Vinod Rai said on Saturday. While Rai admitted that they are trying to sort out Zaheer Khan’s contract issues as he is still associated with IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils, CEO Rahul Johriinformed that the former speedster is likely to be available for India’s tour of South Africa. “Dravid’s contract issues are all sorted….

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ICC Women’s World Cup: Ahead Of Final, India Women’s Team Has ‘Special’ Nets Bowler

Arjun Tendulkar turned up as a nets bowler for the India women’s cricket team on Saturday. Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar’s son, Arjun, was recently spotted training with the England men’s cricket team ahead of their first Test against South Africa. Known to spend time at the Lord’s Cricket Ground during this time of the year, Arjun turned up as a nets bowler for the India women’s cricket team on Saturday. Arjun, a left-arm pacer, is quite a handful as England’s…

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Sri Lanka sports minister willing to probe 2011 World Cup final

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekera said he is willing to order a probe on the 2011 World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka following concerns raised by former captain-turned-minister Arjuna Ranatunga. “Let anyone make a written complain I am ready to order an investigation,” Jayasekera told reporters on Wednesday. Ranatunga, who was present at the Wankhede Stadium as a commentator, had said that Sri Lankan performance on the day was questionable and it must be investigated. Jayasekera’s response came after comments…

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MS Dhoni May Have To Change His Bat Due To Revised Rules

Not only Dhoni, big hitters like David Warner, Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard too will have to forego their current bats as they exceed the dimension limits. Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have to change his bat size from October 1, according to the new guidelines set by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). The new maximum permitted dimensions of a cricket bat will be 108mm in width, 67mm in depth with 40mm edges. According to reports, Dhoni carries the bat with…

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Umesh Yadav’s Home Burgled, Thieves Take Away Money, Mobile Phones

The bowler lost Rs. 45,000 and two mobile phones. Thieves broke into the house of Indian cricketer Umesh Yadav and decamped with Rs 45,000 in cash and two mobile phones from the pacer’s house on Monday. The incident took place between 7 pm to 9 pm when the Yadav family was not in the house, police said. Yadav, who was selected for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka for three-match Test series, has a flat on the ninth floor of a building…

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