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newscricket3 months ago

Sangakkara and Flower among 10 inductees in ICC Hall of Fame

Ahead of the marquee World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand, the ICC has inducted 10 cricketers into the ICC Hall of Fame for their remarkable contribution to Test cricket. The latest induction has taken the illustrious list to a total of 103 players from 93 earlier.
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featurecricketa year ago

Five players you did not know captained India

When talking about Indian captains our minds almost wander straight towards Kapil Dev, MS Dhoni, Gavaskar, and Ganguly, but there are more people who have captained India that we are not aware of. In this article, we are going to present those players who you did not know captained India. 
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa year ago

What is 'Mankad' and how did the term originate

If you’re someone who is an avid follower of cricket, chances are that you would have come across the term ‘mankad’ or ‘mankading’, for the wrong reasons, of course. It is a form of dismissal that inflicts controversy like nothing else, but have you ever wondered how the term originated?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 years ago

Unfortunate that my father’s name is tainted, says Vinoo Mankad’s son Rahul Mankad

Vinoo Mankad’s only surviving son Rahul Mankad has taken objection to the fact that his father’s name is getting tainted after each Mankad dismissal despite it being a legal dismissal. Rahul has also added that there is a little ground to take the moral high-ground in the competitive age of sport.
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featurecricket3 years ago

At the ground of many controversies, India take a step forward to create their happiest story

Celebrity-hood is a huge thing. While the respect and love that come with it can never be understated, it is worth noting that it comes at a price. Virat Kohli can’t go outside to have ice-cream in India, nor can MS Dhoni ride his favourite bike on the roads of Ranchi without crowds following them.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket4 years ago

Ramachandra Guha believes the Kohli-Kumble dispute is similar to the 1952 Mankad-Nayudu rift

Ramachandra Guha compared the rift between former India coach Anil Kumble and skipper Virat Kohli to what had happened between former all-rounder Vinoo Mankad and chief selector CK Nayudu in 1952. Guha has also claimed that players now enjoy more power than the administrators.
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