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Sachin Tendulkar reveals he did not have money for a cab ride during his childhood days
Sachin Tendulkar reveals he did not have money for a cab ride during his childhood days

Tendulkar and Vengsarkar attend a charity event with Britain’s royal coupleIconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar may be one of the richest sportsmen in the world. However, there were even days when the wildly popular player fell short of saving money for a taxi ride to home.Indian Express reported the veteran reminiscing about his formative years as a sports person. During the launch of the 'Digibank’ feature of DBS India, S

Apr 26 2016
7 moments from Sachin Tendulkar’s career that don’t fade away
7 moments from Sachin Tendulkar’s career that don’t fade away

Sachin Tendulkar is undoubtedly one the greatest batsmen that the world has ever seenSachin Tendulkar was the find of a post-liberalised India, as Harsha Bhogle would put it, he played cricket as though he was trading on the stock exchange – gutsy, flamboyant and with a never seen before risk appetite.But where Tendulkar stood out though was in the fact that never ever did an Indian batsman bat with the weight of the country’s expecta

Apr 24 2016
Determined Yuvraj Singh sets 2019 World Cup goal
Determined Yuvraj Singh sets 2019 World Cup goal

Cricket - India v Pakistan- World Twenty20 cricket tournament - Kolkata, India, 19/03/2016. India's Yuvraj Singh (R) plays a shot as Pakistan's wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed looks on. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/FilesBy Sudipto GangulyMUMBAI (Reuters) - Once a limited-overs giant, Yuvraj Singh has been in and out of the Indian team in recent years but the all-rounder believes he still has enough cricket in him to look forward to the 2019 Worl

Apr 22 2016
IPL 2016: Sarfaraz Khan hopes he doesn't get to bat against the Mumbai Indians today
IPL 2016: Sarfaraz Khan hopes he doesn't get to bat against the Mumbai Indians today

Sarfaraz Khan in action against the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, BengaluruRoyal Challengers Bangalore's 18-year-old prodigy, Sarfaraz Khan has had a mixed IPL 2016 campaign so far. The Mumbai lad scored a brilliant 10-ball 35 in RCB's opening match against the Sunrisers Hyderabad, but unfortunately, couldn't follow-up his sterling performance against the Delhi Daredevils.Also read: MI vs RCB Live Sc

Apr 20 2016
Chief selector Inzamam urges patience as Pakistan rebuild
Chief selector Inzamam urges patience as Pakistan rebuild

Pakistan's cricket players pay respect to Inzamam-ul-Haq (C) on the fifth day of their second test cricket match against South Africa at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore October 12, 2007. REUTERS/Zahid Hussein/Files LAHORE (Reuters) - Former Pakistan cricket captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has called for patience as he begins his new role as chief selector and says there is no quick fix to solving the side's problems.Pakistan rose to number two in the test ran

Knee issue rules Lasith Malinga out of IPL
Knee issue rules Lasith Malinga out of IPL

Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga looks on his mobile phone while waiting at cricket board in Colombo March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte/FilesNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) because of a lingering knee injury that kept him out of this year's World Twenty20.The 32-year-old paceman, one of the deadliest bowlers in limited overs cricket, hurt his knee against Wes

Apr 18 2016
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath retires from short formats
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath retires from short formats

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates in test cricket match in Colombo October 26, 2015. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte/FilesCOLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath has retired from 50-over and Twenty20 internationals in order to carry on playing test matches, the country's cricket board said on Sunday.The 38-year-old took 74 wickets in 71 one-day internationals and another 18 in 17 T20 matches for the island nation, shouldered the burde

Apr 17 2016
Inzamam quits as Afghan coach, set to take Pakistan job
Inzamam quits as Afghan coach, set to take Pakistan job

Pakistan's cricket players pay respect to Inzamam-ul-Haq (C) on the fifth day of their second test cricket match against South Africa in Lahore October 12, 2007. Ul-Haq, 37, appeared in his 120th and final test. REUTERS/Zahid Hussein/FilesKARACHI (Reuters) - Former Pakistan cricket captain Inzamam-ul-Haq is set to be appointed as the country's chief selector after he was released from his role as Afghanistan's head coach.The 46-year-old Inzama

Apr 17 2016
Warning about government interference, Supreme Court fires a fresh salvo on BCCI
Warning about government interference, Supreme Court fires a fresh salvo on BCCI

BCCI have been reluctant to carry out Lodha committee’s recommendationsIt seems that the saga between the Supreme Court and BCCI is showing no signs of coming to an end. Incensed by the cash-rich board's opposition to implementing the Lodha committee’s observations, India's apex judicial body has sounded an indirect warning.ESPNCricinfo reported the Supreme Court inquiring about possible governmental interference in relat

Apr 14 2016
England captain Morgan rues below-par score in Windies loss
England captain Morgan rues below-par score in Windies loss

Cricket - England v West Indies - World Twenty20 cricket tournament final - Kolkata, India - 03/04/2016. England's captain Eoin Morgan stands on the field. REUTERS/Adnan AbidiBy Sudipto GangulyKOLKATA (Reuters) - England captain Eoin Morgan blamed his team's defeat in Sunday's World Twenty20 final on the batsmen, saying they were 40 runs short of what could have been a winning total.Put in to bat, England got off to a terrible start before Joe R

Apr 4 2016
Stop boundary flow if you can, Sammy dares England
Stop boundary flow if you can, Sammy dares England

Cricket - West Indies v India - World Twenty20 cricket tournament semi-final - Mumbai, India - 31/03/2016. West Indies captain Darren Sammy tosses the ball. REUTERS/Danish SiddiquiBy Amlan ChakrabortyKOLKATA (Reuters) - The sight of a West Indian batsman stealing a cheeky single is a rarity in international cricket but skipper Darren Sammy does not mind as long as the fours and the sixes keep flowing from their bats.The Caribbean side flexed th

Apr 2 2016
Dhoni far from shy and retiring when quizzed over future
Dhoni far from shy and retiring when quizzed over future

Cricket - India v Bangladesh - World Twenty20 cricket tournament - Bengaluru, India, 23/03/2016. India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni plays a shot. REUTERS/Danish SiddiquiBy Sudipto GangulyMUMBAI (Reuters) - India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has mostly played retirement questions with a straight bat in the past, but the 34-year-old opted to go on a playful attack when asked about his future following the hosts' World Twenty20 semi-final

Apr 1 2016
We're not just drummers in the Windies band, says Simmons
We're not just drummers in the Windies band, says Simmons

West Indies' Lendl Simmons leaves the field after being dismissed against New Zealand in their Cricket World Cup quarterfinal match in Wellington, March 21, 2015. REUTERS/Anthony PhelpsMUMBAI (Reuters) - Aggressive opening batsman Chris Gayle usually hogs the headlines but West Indies' advance to the World Twenty20 final against England has shown they are by no means a one-man band, according to batsman Lendl Simmons.Also read: Next

Apr 1 2016
Jitters turn to joy for West Indies match-winner Simmons
Jitters turn to joy for West Indies match-winner Simmons

Cricket - West Indies v India - World Twenty20 cricket tournament semi-final - Mumbai, India - 31/03/2016. West Indies Lendl Simmons plays a shot. REUTERS/Danish SiddiquiBy Sudipto GangulyMUMBAI (Reuters) - West Indies match-winner Lendl Simmons said he felt jittery going into Thursday's World Twenty20 semi-final against India at the Wankhede Stadium.Also read: England vs West Indies T20 WC Final, Eden Gardens Stadium Kolkata: Seating Ar

Apr 1 2016
No-balls cost India dear as late call-up Simmons shines
No-balls cost India dear as late call-up Simmons shines

Cricket - West Indies v India - World Twenty20 cricket tournament semi-final - Mumbai, India - 31/03/2016. India's Jasprit Bumrah bowls. REUTERS/Shailesh AndradeBy Sudipto GangulyMUMBAI (Reuters) - Hosts India were left to rue two no-balls as Lendl Simmons combined luck and pluck to power West Indies to victory in their World Twenty20 semi-final at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.Simmons, who plays for Mumbai in the Indian Premier League, only

Apr 1 2016
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