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Rudra Pratap Singh, better known as RP Singh is an outstanding left-arm fast-medium bowler in the Indian cricket team with a remarkable wicket-taking record who has proved to be extremely lethal against some of the best batsmen in the international cricket. Born on December 6, 1985 in Purebala, Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh, he comes from a very humble background and it was his father Shiv Pratap Singh who sent him to Lucknow in 2000 encouraging [...]

Rahul Dravid Biography

Rahul Dravid, nicknamed as the Wall of Indian cricket, Jammy, and Mr. Dependable, is a former cricketer who represented the Indian national cricket team. Other than being a stylish batsman in the top order of the Indian cricket team, Rahul Dravid has the record of taking the maximum number of catches in test cricket. He retired from all forms of international cricket on March 9, 2012 with an illustrious career which spanned 16 years. Early [...]

Navjot Singh Sidhu is a former Indian cricketer who joined politics after retiring from cricket in December, 1999. Besides a politician, Sidhu is also a popular cricket commentator and makes appearances in various television shows. Sidhu was Member of Parliament from Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency from 2004 to 2014. He was nominated by the BJP as member of the Rajya Sabha in April, 2016. He resigned from the post three months later and formed his [...]

Manoj Prabhakar is a former Test and ODI cricketer who has played for the Indian national cricket team. Manoj was born on 15th April, 1963 in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Manoj successfully pursued his interests in cricket, beginning at the first-class level, and then moving on to become a regular in the Indian side since the early 1990’s. The major teams that Manoj Prabhakar represented are India, Delhi and county cricket for Durham. Manoj Prabhakar [...]

Madan Lal is a former Indian Test and ODI cricketer whose contributions to the game have made him a stalwart of Indian cricket. His full name is Madan Lal Udhouram Sharma and he was born on 20th March, 1951 in Amritsar,Punjab, India. Madan had a forte for cricket which he sincerely pursued over his career years. His scintillating first-class record and invaluable contribution at the international level simply prove the true worth of this cricket [...]

Javagal Srinath is a former Indian cricketer who recently retired from international cricket after serving the Indian cricket team with his outstanding bowling. Javagal Srinath was born on 31st August, 1969 in Mysore, Karnataka . He completed his education from Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Mysore, obtaining a B.E. Degree from Mysore University. He also pursued his intense passion for cricket. Ever since he was noticed at a club match by former Indian Test [...]

Harbhajan Singh Bowler

Last Updated – 11 July 2019 ***** Harbhajan Singh: Successful Off-Spin Bowler Harbhajan Singh Plaha was born on July 3, 1980 in Jalandhar, Punjab. He is rated as India’s most successful off-spin bowlers. He is also a right handed batsman. He also holds the record of being the first Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in Test cricket. ‘Bhajji or The Turbanator (referring to his skill as a bowler in concluding the innings of the [...]

Gautam Gambhir Indian Cricketer

About Gautam Gambhir Gautam Gambhir is a young left-handed opening batsman in the Indian cricket team known for his blazing batting style and a uniquely balanced yet aggressive approach to the game. Born on the 14th of October 1981 in Delhi, Gautam Gambhir made an impact in the domestic cricketing arena at quite an early age. He was taken in at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore in 2000. Scoring runs at an average of [...]

Anil Kumble India

About Anil Kumble Anil Kumble is a former Indian cricketer and currently the head coach of the Indian cricket team. He was born on 17 October, 1970 in Bangalore, Karnataka. He played for the Indian national team from 1990 to 2008. Currently he is the highest wicket taker for India in both ODI and Test cricket. He is also the third highest wicket taker internationally, only behind Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne. His unique ability [...]

Ajit Agarkar Indian Cricketer

Ajit Agarkar is an Indian cricketer who has been a potential player for the Indian squad since his arrival in the International cricket scene. His full name is Ajit Bhalchandra Agarkar and he was born on December 4,1997, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Ajit was raised by his grandparents at Shivaji Park where many renowned cricketing greats practised. Completing his education at Ruparel College in Matunga, Mumbai, Ajit went on to pursue his interest in cricket, becoming [...]