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Go ahead, pick your Dream XIs

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Picking dream XIs can be the trickiest task. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, not always the diplomat, would, however, like to leave it well alone. And who can blame him for that? This is not an exercis

Won't select my dream team ever: Dhoni


New Delhi: Some former cricketers may have selected their best-ever Indian team recently, but captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni does not favour such a practice, saying "one should respect every individual

Imran best all-rounder of my era: Hadlee

Bangalore: Former New Zealand all-rounder Sir Richard Hadlee has voted Pakistan's Imran Khan as the best all-rounder of his era, calling him a complete package in the celebrated '80s quartet, which i

The brilliance of being Kapil Dev

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Born in Chandigarh, Kapil Dev was probably one of the finest all-rounders the world has seen and is truly the man behind India's success in the 1983 World Cup which had put India in the world map as

Kapil Dev's former coach dies

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Chandigarh: Desh Prem Azad, a former coach of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev, died after a brief illness at a hospital in nearby Mohali, his family said.
Azad, who remained Kapil's coach in the early

Kapil Dev names M S Dhoni as the Captain of his all-time great ODI XI


He can walk into any Indian team on a given day but former captain Kapil Dev decided to keep himself "out" of the best-ever Indian ODI line-up which he feels should be led by another limited overs le

Virat "The Captain" Kohli

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There is little to be gleaned from comparing erstwhile Captains such as MAK Pataudi, Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar to the two present Indian Captains, M S Dhoni and Virat Kohli. In an era when India w

Jaeja is the most valued cricketer at the moment: Kapil

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Legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev today credited Ravindra Jadeja for the recent success of the Indian cricket team and termed the Saurashtra player the "most valued cricketer" presently.
"Since he (Jad

World Cup 1983: Top-5 Moments from the Finals at Lord's

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Bangalore: Thirty years ago, a team of no-hoppers led by a player who evoked sniggers from elitist cricket fans every time he spoke in English, created history. They overcame hot favorites West Indie

Cup that changed the face of Indian cricket


To say that the 1983 World Cup triumph spawned a whole new generation of cricket lovers in India would not be false. The moment Michael Holding was adjudged out off Mohinder Amarnath's bowling, it fe

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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