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Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi is a former Indian Test cricketer who is also regarded as one of India’s greatest captain ever. Mansoor Ali Khan was born on 5th January, 1941 into the royal household of Pataudi, at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. His father, Iftikhar Ali Khan was the eighth Nawab of Pataudi, whom Mansur succeeded to become the 9th Nawab of Pataudi (junior). His mother, Sajida Sultan was the former “Begum of Bhopal”. Mansur Ali [...]

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Biography

Former Captain of the Indian Cricket Team – MS Dhoni Mahendra Singh Dhoni or MS Dhoni is one of the most popular Indian cricketers. Putting his great leadership skills to test, he served as the former captain of the Indian national cricket team; however, he captained the team only in limited-overs format from 2007 to 2016, and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. Also known for his excellent wicket-keeping skills, he was a gem [...]

Virat Kohli Biography

Virat Kohli (5 November 1988) is a renowned Indian international cricketer. Currently, he is the captain of the India national team. Due to his excellent performance in the field, he is often regarded as one of the top batsmen in the world. He also plays for the IPL (Indian Premier League) team Royal Challengers Bangalore. Personal Life He is the son of Prem and Saroj Kohli and has an elder brother and sister, Vikash and [...]

Sourav Ganguly Biography

The Prince of Kolkata, Sourav Ganguly has been in the news recently for his comeback to the Indian cricket team, both in the ODI and Test versions. This former captain of the Indian cricket team was born on 8 July 1972 in West Bengal. He captained the one-day cricket team from 2000 to 2005 after making his one-day international debut against Australia in 1992 and Test debut versus England in 1996. Fondly called as the [...]

Mohinder Amarnath or Jimmy as he was popularly known was born on September 24, 1950 in Patiala, Punjab. His father was Lala Amarnath, the first captain of India in the post-independence era. Mohinder had a long stint at the highest levels in international cricket after having made his debut against Australia at Chennai in December 1969. After playing his debut series, he had to endure a long wait before he got back into the Indian [...]

Mohammed Azharuddin is a former Indian Test and ODI cricket player who has successfully captained the Indian team during the 1990’s. Mohammed Azharuddin was born on 8th February, 1963 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Successfully pursuing his cricketing career over the years, Azharuddin has also gradually settled down at the home-front. After divorcing his wife, he married Bollywood starlet Sangeeta Bijlani, and also has a son Mohammad Ayazuddin, who is also into cricket. Today, still [...]

Dilip Vengsarkar is the former Indian captain and a member of the 1983 World Cup winning team Dilip Balwant Vengsarkar was born on April 6, 1956, in Rajapur, Maharashtra. Fondly called as ‘Colonel’, Vengsarkar made his international cricket debut at Auckland against New Zealand in 1975-76. He played his last test against Australia at Perth in 1991-92. Vengsarkar played a total of 116 tests scoring 6868 runs at an average of 42.13 with 17 hundred [...]