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Archive for December, 2011

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Cricket Australia: 10 ways to save yourself from VVS Laxman

Tweet  1) Gift VVS Laxman a video CD called ‘”50 of the worst blunders by a Batsman in test cricket!’’ just before the start of the  series may be that might help them get him out in at least one of 100 innings! (Note: All the 50 blunders include only one batsman: Shahid Afridi!)   […]


Injury Management – Need of the Hour

Tweet “Injuries are part of the game, but sometimes we can avoid them by just practicing proper techniques: Troy Vincent”  What is the major problem faced by Team India? One may point out to the lack of genuine fast bowlers, lack of all-rounders, lack of match winning bowlers to support Zaheer Khan and so on. […]

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Open letter to Virat Kohli on his anger against umpire Sudhir Asnani’s verdict

Tweet  Dear Virat, What was that we saw at Ahmedabad on Monday?! Only the other day the Twitter timeline was filled with rave reviews about you after that match-winning century against West Indies in the second One-Day International (ODI) at Vizag. By abusing umpire Sudhir Asnani on Monday your way back to the pavilion after being adjudged […]

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Anil Kumble’s Wide Angle: a treasure trove of rare pictures

Tweet  I do not know how it is around the world, but in India cricket fans – a hardcore fanatic or a simple scorecard follower – has one singular desire: The wish to peep into the life of the cricketers beyond the cricket field; the wish to eavesdrop into their conversation in private; the wish […]

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Is it the end of Agarkar or do we see another comeback?

Tweet The fans will never get a hint of the dynamics of Mumbai cricket and the equations shared within the dressing room. They do not need to know that. However, what they know is that Ajit Agarkar walked out of the team and took the next available flight from Bhubaneswar to Mumbai after being dropped […]