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Sachin Tendulkar vs Saeed Ajmal: What really happened in World Semi Final?

During the semi final of recent ICC Cricket World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar was dropped four times by Pakistani fielders. Once he got lbw by Saeed Ajmal, umpire gave him out, Sachin referred to the third umpire and then, a miracle of miracles happened. Sachin Tendulkar who was clearly out, was declared not out by the [...]

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Why Don’t Rich Indians Do Charity?

Indian cricketers are multi-millionaires owing to endorsement deals and IPL contracts. However, has anyone every read that Indian cricketers did charity? Indian actors and actresses demand crores per film, and yet what have they ever done for the poor? With over 80% of the Indian population struggling for food, why are actors and cricketers turned [...]

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India and Pakistan to square off in Semi-Final of Cricket World Cup 2011

An India – Pakistan match is an exciting prospect in itself, and when you have the two teams competing in a World Cup, and that too at the knockout stage of the match, then the excitement soars through the roof. Over one billion Indians and millions of Pakistanis all over the world will be glued [...]

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India Win ODI Series against Australia

The first and last game of the 3 match series was washed out due to rain. The second game was won by India, which gave them the series. This ODI win was special for a couple of reasons. Firstly, India was without front line players like Tendulkar, Gambhir, Sehwag, Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh. Secondly, [...]

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Sachin Tendulkar Better Than Don Bradman

While Don Bradman averages 99.94 in Test Cricket, the fact is that he never played one-day cricket. He never had to carry the burden of the entire team on his shoulders owing to lack of good batsmen. Also, he certainly did not have the expectations of one billion people. Furthermore, he did not play as [...]

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Now Shiv Sena calls for Burqa Ban

There is a saying in Sinhalese, “One who has received a beating with a firebrand, runs away at the sight of a firefly”. Similar proverbs in other languages are “A burnt child dreads fire” (English) “A scalded dog fears cold water” (French) and “One bitten by a serpent is afraid of a rope’s end” (Jewish). [...]

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Australian Athletes indulge in Vandalism after Loss in Cricket

Sachin Tendulkar congratulated Indian athletes on his Twitter account for putting up a great performance at the Commonwealth games. “101 congratulations to all our CWG champions. Your hard work & various sacrifices have brought laurels to our nation. U make us proud!!!” Meanwhile, Australian athletes indulged in vandalism after India’s 2-0 series win over Australia [...]

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Sachin Tendulkar Completes 14,000 Runs in Test Cricket

Sachin Tendulkar became the first person in the history of Test Cricket to complete 14,000 runs. He also smashed his sixth double hundred in the ongoing Test Series against Australia. One thing that can be noticed, something that has been a trend since over a decade, is that India still relies on Sachin Tendulkar. India [...]

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ICC Awards: Aleem Dar named Umpire of the Year again; Tendulkar wins Cricketer of the Year award

Amid all the humiliation brought by cricketers indulging in match fixing, here is a moment to be proud of. Aleem Dar has won Umpire of the Year award for the second time in consecutive years, beating competition from Steve Davis, Tony Hill and Simon Taufel. Congratulations to Aleem Dar. According to Cricinfo, Dar, 42, was [...]

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Racism In Cricket

Australians have been intimidating, sledging and cheating, and according to many, paying umpires to give decisions in their favor. Their unsportsmanlike behaviour, their face to face verbal spat and what not, and yet the ICC does little about it. On the other hand, even a player of the class of Sachin Tandulkar, someone with a [...]

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