newscricket18 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Virat Kohli equals Brian Lara’s record of five double-hundreds as captain

Virat Kohli has been in the exceptional form throughout this year and he looks to end it that way against Sri Lanka as he brought up his fifth Test double-century on Sunday that helped India to declare the first innings at 610/6. Apart from Kohli, three other Indian players also scored centuries.
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newscricket2 months ago

Don Bradman a better batsman than Sachin Tendulkar, says IIM-C study

In a new study published by the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) that can compare cricketers’ quality across generations, Sachin Tendulkar came second to Australia’s Don Bradman in all-time greats. Brian Lara, Viv Richards, Ricky Ponting and other greats don’t feature in the top five.
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newscricket2 months ago

Javagal Srinath : It was always challenging to bowl to Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid

Javagal Srinath has revealed that bowling to Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid was a challenge and a real test of form as they brought the best out of bowlers. Moreover, the pacer talked about his dissatisfaction with his career and advised young players to play in longer versions of the game.
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newscricket6 months ago

Virat Kohli bags another 100 crore sponsorship deal

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has reportedly been signed by MRF for over 100 crore rupees making it his second extravagant sponsorship deal of the year. Kohli became the first Indian to sign a 100 crore deal with Puma earlier this year which saw his name appearing on Forbes highest paid celebrities.
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newscricket7 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar finds a spot in Younis Khan's dream Test XI

The recently retired Pakistan batsman Younis Khan named his dream team for the longest format of the game on Sunday and picked the legendary Sachin Tendulkar to start the proceedings for his team with the bat. The 39-year-old named Pakistan legend Imran Khan as the captain of the side.
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newscricket7 months ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 | England are firm favourites, says Brian Lara

Brian Lara has picked England as the firm favourites to win next month's ICC Champions Trophy which they host. The batting great said England have unearthed some exciting players since losing the World T20 final to West Indies last year. The hosts play Bangladesh in the inaugural match on June 1.
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newscricket8 months 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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newscricket8 months 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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newscricket8 months 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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featurecricket9 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.
Dev Tyagi