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5 occasions when cricket matches were called off due to violence
5 occasions when cricket matches were called off due to violence

Perhaps one of the worst reasons for play to get disrupted during a cricket match is crowd violence. There has been a number of times when there was trouble on the cricket field due to a riot initiated by the crowd. While such incidents generally tend to happen when the home side is in a losing position, there have been cases where issues with the ground authorities or infighting among the crowd triggered a riot. Whatever the cause, these i

Feb 11 2016
5 instances when relationships of team-mates got sour post retirement
5 instances when relationships of team-mates got sour post retirement

A camaraderie between players is one of the essentials for building a great team. However, at the end of the day, a team consists of individuals who have their separate identities and may have diverse opinion on matters. Two players who are part of the same team may seem to share a good understanding of each other in their playing days. But there may be a few skeletons in the cupboard which mostly tend to come out when one or both the players ha

Feb 9 2016
Delhi High Court dismisses plea for probe into alleged DDCA corrupt practices
Delhi High Court dismisses plea for probe into alleged DDCA corrupt practices

Kirti Azad (Centre) and Gurucharan Singh (Left) were two of the petitioners of the said petition filed in the court.The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea filed by former Indian cricketers Kirti Azad and Bishan Singh Bedi demanding a court-monitored investigation by the CBI into alleged criminal offence committed by DDCA officials.Justice Manmohan refused to entertain the plea, saying the petition was "premature" while noting

Feb 9 2016
Shane Warne launches incredible rant against former captain Steve Waugh
Shane Warne launches incredible rant against former captain Steve Waugh

Shane Warne hits out at his former teammate and captain Steve WaughShane Warne played under the leadership of Steve Waugh in arguably the most dominant Test side the game has even seen. Warne was Waugh’s most trusted spin deputy at that time but both had a troubled relationship with each other.When the spin legend talked about his former captain in an on-air TV program, his long-standing feud with Steve Waugh was out in the open once again.

Feb 9 2016
Delhi Court posts DDCA's defamation case against Kirti Azad and Arvind Kejriwal for Feb 23
Delhi Court posts DDCA's defamation case against Kirti Azad and Arvind Kejriwal for Feb 23

Kirti Azad had levelled some serious accusations of corruption against the DDCA.A court in New Delhi on Monday posted for February 23 a criminal defamation complaint against state Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BJP's suspended parliamentarian Kirti Azad filed by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) and its vice-president Chetan Chauhan.Metropolitan Magistrate Jagminder Singh fixed February 23 for consideration of the defamati

Narsingh Deonarine praises retired West Indies legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Narsingh Deonarine praises retired West Indies legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Chanderpaul played 164 Tests and scored 11.867 runs for West Indies.Trinidad and Tobago Red Force batsman Narsingh Deonarine has praised the recently retired Shivnarine Chanderpaul as a cricketer with great intellect and humility, and who was always willing to help younger players.The 41-year-old Chanderpaul announced his retirement from international cricket two weeks ago following a stellar 164-Test career which yielded 11,867 runs, reports CMC

Feb 8 2016
5 instances of pre-match comments backfiring
5 instances of pre-match comments backfiring

From AB de Villiers’ jibe against the English bowlers a couple weeks ago, to a more infamous and historically etched incident in Tony Greig’s ‘Grovel’ remark, this slideshow is a compilation of iconic instances of pre-match comments by players or administrators backfiring, sometimes, in rather embarrassing ways. 

Feb 8 2016
Andrew Flintoff says he played for England while drunk, also got a Test century
Andrew Flintoff says he played for England while drunk, also got a Test century

Andrew Flintoff admits that he scored his second Test hundred while being drunkFormer England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has admitted that he played Test cricket for his nation while being under the influence of alcohol. The former Three Lions all-rounder not only played international cricket while being drunk also revealed that he scored a Test hundred while drunk.I was drunk when I ended up getting my second test century The flamboyant cric

Feb 8 2016
Former Team India manager denies that he claimed India-England Test was fixed
Former Team India manager denies that he claimed India-England Test was fixed

MS Dhoni and Sunil DevSunil Dev, the former DDCA secretary whose statements had come out accusing the Indian team to have engaged in match-fixing in the 2014 Test against England in Manchester, according to a sting operation carried out by a Hindi daily Sun Star, has now come out in vociferous denial of any such allegations.Dev, who was the manager of the Indian team on the 2014 England tour, told TOI on Sunday, "It is all rubbish. I am plan

Feb 8 2016
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