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newscricket2 years ago

Incredible feeling to end up as champions, hope we’ve managed to create awareness, expresses Sachin Tendulkar

India Legends skipper Sachin Tendulkar expressed delight over his side finishing the Road Safety World Series as champions and hoped that the tournament achieved the goal of creating Road Safety awareness amongst the masses. On Sunday, India Legends beat Sri Lanka legends to lift the title.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Capitals now, Daredevils then: A trip down the memory lane with Greg Shipperd

‘One of my proteges, Ricky Ponting, is the new coach. I still talk to him, I still have a big place in my heart for Delhi and I see Shikhar Dhawan and Amit Mishra, who were there when I was coaching, still playing, so I gravitate towards Delhi.’
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 years ago

Sachin Tendulkar only Indian in Tilakaratne Dilshan’s All-time ODI XI

Former Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan has named his all-time ODI XI, with Sachin Tendulkar being the only Indian to qualify for the same. While Dilshan has selected three Sri Lankans, Australia’s two-time World Cup-winning skipper Ricky Ponting has been picked to lead the side.
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newscricket3 years ago

Road Safety World Series | Sachin Tendulkar’s Indian legends to take on Brian Lara’s Windies side in opener

Sachin Tendulkar’s Indian legends side will take on the West Indies legend side captained by Brian Lara in the opening fixture of the Road Safety World Series on March 7. A total of 11 matches will be played between five teams with Australia, Sri Lanka and South Africa amongst the other three.
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newscricket3 years ago

Don’t think you should play Day-Night Tests, says Tilakaratne Dilshan

Tillakaratne Dilshan has stated that Test cricket should be played only in daylight and in full whites, without numbers on the back, while adding that it was a personal view. The former Sri Lankan batsman has also added that Test cricket has ‘definitely been impacted’ with the advent of T20s.
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newscricket4 years ago

Virender Sehwag, Brandon McCullum, Suresh Raina to compete in iB Cricket Super Over League

With many exciting tournaments like the IPL, the beginning leg of the World Test Championship, and the World Cup lined up, 2019 is going to be an exciting year for cricket fans across the world.
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newscricket5 years ago

WATCH: Twitterati has termed this newly invented shot ‘Heliscoop’

We know that players keep experimenting with their approach in the ever-changing game of cricket. The latest such invention has stunned everyone with a brilliant blend of the Dilscoop and the Helicopter shot. The batsman does everything possible to distract the bowler before hitting him for a four.
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newscricket5 years ago

Virat Kohli overtakes Brendon Mccullum to become highest run-getter in T20I chases

In his 50th T20I of his career, Virat Kohli has broken the world record for most runs in a T20I run chase, overtaking Brendon McCullum's score of 1016 runs. Yesterday, against Sri Lanka, the Indian skipper played an 82-run knock to guide India to victory in the only T2OI of the series.
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newscricket6 years ago

Dilshan bashes Sangakkara, Jayawardene for incidents in his time as captain

Tillakaratne Dilshan, who retired from ODIs on Sunday, blamed teammates Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene for giving him a tough time as captain in 2011. Dilshan also pointed to Angelo Mathews' miraculous recovery in a week after claiming he was unfit under Dilshan's captaincy.
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newscricket6 years ago

Tillakaratne Dilshan set to retire from international cricket

Veteran Sri Lankan all-rounder Tillakaratne Dilshan is set to retire from international cricket at the end of the ongoing series against Australia. The 39-year-old has announced that the match against Australia on Sunday will be his last ODI outing, before he features again in the two T20I games.
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