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Every cricket fan in India knew it was bound to happen, yet Dhoni’s stepping down as the captain of the ODI and Twenty20 team has broken many hearts. Dhoni, India’s most successful captain in limited overs, batsman and wicket-keeper, is one of the most popular sportsperson in India who transformed the team into a formidable power. The flamboyant batsman cum wicket-keeper made the announcement just days before India meets England in ODIs and T20s. Nevertheless, [...]

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In what may be regarded as a major decision, the Supreme Court has removed Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke from their respective positions at the very top of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Thakur had been serving as President and Shirke was the BCCI Secretary. The major reason cited in this case – as had been expected by so many leading up to the decision – was the organization’s failure in [...]

online moral policing

Social media is a great medium to connect and inform, and can be a tremendous asset if it works positively for you. But when it doesn’t, the negative fallout can be quite a handful from most, as Mohammed Shami learnt the hard way on the 26th of this month. Shami, who hails from the quiet town of Amroha in U.P., happens to be one of India’s leading fast bowlers, with a large fan following in [...]

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Ravichandran Ashwin has capped off a marvellous year by becoming the ICC Player of the Year as well as ICC Test Player of the Year for 2016 on December 22. He becomes the third Indian to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy following Rahul Dravid in 2004 and Sachin Tendulkar in 2010. The voting period in consideration for the award was September 14, 2015 to September 20, 2016. Ashwin has played eight tests this year [...]

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On December 19, 2016, Karun Nair became the second Indian batsman to score a triple century in Test cricket. He closed the game with a score of 303 (not out) against England at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Here are some facts about the budding star and his remarkable achievement - Born on December 6, 1991, in Jodhpur, Karun Nair, a Kerala based cricketer plays for Karnataka (Ranji Trophy) and for India. The right-handed [...]

Famous Personalities of India

  The year 2016 has ended on a tumultuous note for the country even as it recovers from the shock of demonetization, which can easily be called the most polarizing decision taken this year. However, the year has not been all bleak as many may wish to believe – on the security front India has been able to reply in kind to the terror attacks emanating from Pakistan, to the extent where allegedly its Defence [...]

M.S. Dhoni the Untold Story Movie Review and Rating

Release Date: September 30, 2016 Starring: Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani, Anupam Kher, Herry Tangri, Bhumika Chawla, Shreyas Talpade, Rajesh Sharma Directed by: Neeraj Pandey Produced by: Arun Pandey (Fox Star Studios) Story: Neeraj Pandey, Dilip Jha Music: Amaal Mallik, Rochak Kohli Background Score: Sanjoy Chowdhury Duration: 3 hr 10 min Genre: Biographical Film, Drama, Sports Censor Rating: U About M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story Mahi, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is a sporting icon. The Indian [...]

Anil Kumble Indian Cricket Team New Coach

On 23 June 2016, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed 45-year-old former Indian Test Captain Anil Kumble as Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team for the next 12 months. In what was perhaps the most keenly followed Coach selection, Anil Kumble beat a strong list of 57 experienced contenders from India and overseas, all of whom had thrown in their hats. It finally boiled down to a choice between him and [...]

India Tour of West Indies 2016

It has been many months that India’s test team strode out on the field. In its last assignment – against South Africa at home – India won the series quite remarkably with a margin of 3-0 on spinning tracks and established itself as the number one test team in the world. Now it is embarking on a tour to West Indies. Anyone who follows international cricket would know West Indies have ceased to be the [...]

op Contenders for India’s Next Cricket Coach

In a nation where the game of cricket is viewed as national religion, the position of its cricket team coach commands the respect reserved for the Head Priest. India’s apex cricket body, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), is now on the lookout for a suitable Head Coach for the Indian men’s team and the ‘search’ for a suitable coach seems to have attracted massive interest and response. The BCCI has defined and put up on [...]