newscricketa month ago

Brian Lara: Scrap draws from Test cricket

Brian Lara has called for the removal of draws in Test cricket to keep the five-day game result-oriented and interesting. The Caribbean great said the game's oldest format should continue to evolve in order to be relevant and attractive to contemporary audiences as well as to explore new markets.
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newscricketa month ago

Tendulkar gets his name on the stand of Brian Lara cricket stadium

Sachin Tendulkar will have his name on the North-West stand of the newly constructed Brian Lara cricket stadium. This move hasn't gone down well with some members of the Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board who feel it would be more appropriate to name it after a West Indian legend rather than Tendulkar.
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newscricketa month ago

Shane Warne and James Anderson pick the best batsmen they have faced

Appearing in the IPL studio show, Shane Warne has revealed that Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar were the best two that he has faced in his career. But James Anderson went on a completely different route and chose Hashim Amla along with Ricky Ponting as his picks for the most dangerous batsmen.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Why Darren Bravo must be brought back into the West Indies team immediately

The stylish left-hander has been out of the national side for almost 6 months. And given that Bravo's absence has left the West Indies a much poorer side, bringing him back is the need of the hour.
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newscricket3 months ago

No Sachin, but Dhoni and Kumble feature in Eoin Morgan’s all-time XI

Eoin Morgan has picked MS Dhoni and Anil Kumble in his all-time XI for the Lord's Cricket Ground official social media. Sachin Tendulkar does not find a place in the England limited-overs skipper's lineup that includes the likes of Ricky Ponting, Dale Steyn and Brian Lara.
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newscricket4 months ago

Virat Kohli not complete, all-round package yet, says Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting has claimed that Indian captain Virat Kohli is not an all-round player yet and should not be compared to the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, and Jacques Kallis. Ponting added that Tendulkar's consistency and longevity in the game sets him aside from every other cricketer.
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newscricket4 months ago

Brian Lara praises Virat Kohli’s aggressive captaincy

Brian Lara has praised Virat Kohli’s leadership qualities and has called him as one of the best batsmen in contemporary cricket. Lara, who has had to face comparisons with Sachin Tendulkar in his entire career, has also praised Tendulkar for passing on a rich legacy to the youngsters.
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newscricket4 months ago

Tendulkar only Indian in Graeme Swann's all time Test XI

Former England spinner Graeme Swann has picked Sachin Tendulkar as the only Indian in his all-time Test XI, a part of the series by the MCC at Lord's. Swann, who chose himself as the second spinner of the side, did not include other Indian greats like Sunil Gavaskar, Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid.
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newscricket4 months ago

Glenn McGrath : I have been sledged by Sachin Tendulkar

Aussie bowling great Glenn McGrath has revealed that he has faced sledging from Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar during his playing career. The 46-year-old went on to claim that every team in the world uses sledging, but it only makes it to the news when the Australians do so.
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newscricket4 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar the only Indian in Stuart Broad's all-time XI

England pacer Stuart Broad has picked up an all-time XI consisting of 4 Australian players and 3 England players while Sachin Tendulkar was the only Indian cricketer to be named in the side. Broad also picked former Kiwi pacer Sir Richard Hadlee and Matt Prior as the wicket-keeper for his team.
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