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newscricket20 days ago

Could have improved my off-spin to aim for all-rounder’s slot in Indian cricket, opines S Badrinath

After his attempt to fetch himself a place with his batting display, Subramaniam Badrinath has opined that he could have had a better chance of making it to the Indian team had he improved his off-spin. However, he admitted that he tried his level best with the bat to get Indian team with no avail.
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newscricket20 days ago

Sanjeev Gupta hands in MPCA resignation following complaint

Sanjeev Gupta, a life member of the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association who recently was in the spotlight for filing a conflict of interest case against Virat Kohli, has resigned from the association. Gupta’s resignation comes on the back of a complaint against him filed by two other life members.
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newscricket24 days ago

Sanjeev Gupta’s admission of filing complaints on behalf of others should be investigated, urges Aditya Verma

IPL Petitioner Aditya Verma has stated that Sanjeev Gupta’s admission in a letter to MPCA members that he was filing complaints on behalf of others should be investigated. Verma has also added that Sanjeev Gupta has become a tool in some disgruntled people’s hands abusing Supreme Court orders.
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newscricketa month ago

VVS Laxman convinced me to retire, reveals Murali Kartik

Murali Kartik has stated it was, in fact, India teammate VVS Laxman’s advice to retire from cricket after he was frustrated because of constant non-selection. The former left-arm spinner, who made his first class debut in 1996, remained on the fringes of the national team throughout his career.
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newscricketa month ago

Current partnership between Ganguly and Dravid is of utmost importance, states VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that the ongoing partnership between BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and NCA head Rahul Dravid is of utmost importance to Indian cricket. Last year, Ganguly had visited the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore and promised a bigger role for his former teammate.
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newscricket2 months ago

Picking Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman’s wickets gave me confidence, recalls Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav has revealed that picking up the wickets of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman in his five-wicket spell during the 2008-09 Duleep Trophy encounter between Central Zone and South Zone gave him confidence. He also added that prior to the clash, he was scared of bowling to the legendary duo.
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newscricket2 months ago

Mohammad Asif left VVS Laxman frustrated in Karachi test, recalls Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has recalled the Karachi Test in 2006, where Mohammad Asif’s bowling left VVS Laxman frustrated after he couldn’t figure out the deliveries. He also rued the fact that if Asif and Mohammad Sami played a bit longer for the national team, they would have ended as world-class bowlers.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sourav Ganguly was unconventional and fiercely proud, reveals VVS Laxman

Posting a photo of Sourav Ganguly’s Natwest Balcony celebration, VVS Laxman has recalled that the former Indian skipper was unconventional and fiercely proud as a skipper. Laxman further credited that Ganguly went on to empower many young and budding cricketers thanks to his leadership qualities.
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newscricket2 months ago

Staying grounded hallmark of Sachin Tendulkar’s greatness, asserts VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that one of the reasons behind Sachin Tendulkar’s greatness is the legendary batsman’s quality of staying grounded despite a remarkable career. Earlier, Laxman announced, on Twitter, that he will be paying tributes to his teammates and Tendulkar was the first one to receive it.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rohit Sharma was stand-out performer for Deccan Chargers in 2008, recalls VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has recalled that it was Rohit Sharma, who was the standout performer for the Deccan Chargers in the 2008 edition of the IPL, where they finished last. Laxman also reckoned that the youngster’s way of handling pressure in tough situations was what made him a successful captain.
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