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Age-fudging controversy returns to haunt OCA, U-19 player dropped

Cuttack: Anurag Kanojia, a U-19 player, was dropped from the cricket squad on Thursday for alleged age manipulation. The officials of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA)confirmed that the decision was taken after it found discrepancies in the date of birth...

Gautam Gambhir – The Unsung Hero Of 2 World Cup Wins

Gautam Gambhir is one of the best-ever opening batsmen in the history of Indian cricket. Today, on his birthday let us recapitulate some of the high points of this unassuming cricketer’s career. Successful career overall Gautam has nine 100’s and 22...

India Registers Emphatic One-Day Series Victory Against the Kiwis

Wellington: India registered yet another series win after beating New Zealand in the fifth and final ODI at Wellington by 35 runs. The team showed guts and character to come back from a humiliating defeat in the previous match. India...

Mithali Raj claims top spot in ODI rankings

In a huge boost to the women cricket in India, ODI captain Mithali Raj has surpassed Meg Lanning to claim the top spot in ICC rankings. Lanning missed out on the ODI leg of the ongoing multi-format Women's Ashes...

No Matter Whether India Wins The World Cup Or Not, It’s Brimming With Talent

As I sit down to write this piece, back to back upsets have turned the 12th edition of the World Cup cricket championship, being played in England and Wales, into a topsy-turvy affair, sending out signals that this event...

Cricket: Rohit Sharma Becomes The Leading T-20 Scorer

Auckland: Rohit Sharma on Friday became the highest scorer in the T-20 format, as India beat the Kiwis to level the three match series 1-1. Sharma, with 2,288 runs, overtook New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill, who has 2,272 runs, to...

World Cup 2019: What If Du Plessis Had Not Floored Rohit’s Catch?

What if Faf du Plessis had latched on to that loopy catch in the slips to get Rohit Sharma out? What if the half-chances offered by Indian batsmen in the beginning of their run chase against South Africa ended...
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Senior Women’s T20 League: Odisha Emerge Plate Group Champion

Bengaluru/Bhubaneswar: Odisha women’s cricket team emerged as the plate group champions in the Senior Women’s T20 League after they beat Kerala by eight runs in a thrilling encounter in Bengaluru on Saturday. Chasing a target of 109, Kerala was bowled...

Celebrated Sports Journalist Sidhanta Patnaik No More

Bhubaneswar: Sidhanta Patnaik, the celebrated sports journalist whose writings inspired a generation of cricketing aficionado, passed away on Friday after a prolonged illness. He was 35. Sidhanta was the voice of underdogs; for all those players in domestic cricket whose...

IPL auctions Day 1: No Bidders For these Heavyweights

On the first day of Indian Premier League auction reputation counts for little. Big players like Chris Gayle, England captain Joe Root went unsold while Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh were bought only at their base price. Gayle, who formed...
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