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Muralitharan pips Warne, McGrath, Steyn; named G.O.A.T bowler of 21st century | Cricket

Muttiah Muralitharan was picked as the Greatest Of All Time (G.O.A.T) in Tests of the 21st century leaving behind the likes of Shane Warne, Dale Steyn and Glenn McGrath by an exquisite 50-member jury put together by Star Sports. The same jury had voted Sachin Tendulkar as the greatest of all time among batsmen in Tests. Sri Lanka’s legendary off-spinner ...

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India legend Sachin Tendulkar pips Kumar Sangakkara to be voted ‘Greatest Men’s Test Batsman’ of 21st century | Cricket

The legendary Sachin Tendulkar was voted as the greatest Test men’s batsman of the 21st century by a panel of commentators and fans on Star Sports, piping former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara, who gave the Master Blaster a close fight. The commentary panel included VVS Laxman, Irfan Pathan, Aakash Chopra and many more the former India cricketers went ahead ...

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Devon Conway passes the Test with record century on Lord’s debut

Not often does life offer a second chance, not after a string of mediocre returns in South African domestic cricket. But Devon Conway persevered. Part of the same under-19 South Africa batch featuring Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock, Conway sold everything and left for New Zealand on realising his career wasn’t going anywhere. He was 26 then. On Wednesday, ...

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From the 19th century, the story of a dissenting judge and colonialism

At a time when courage has become rare, one has to look up to those who stood for dissent in the colonial era. Syed Mahmood, son of the great social reformer of 19th century India, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, was the perhaps first judge to espouse the cause of judicial freedom. He was born on May 24 in 1850. Mahmood ...

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‘We saw the old Prithvi Shaw who scored century on Test debut’: Aakash Chopra backs DC opener for World T20 selection

Former Indian opener Aakash Chopra has heaped praise on Prithvi Shaw for his outstanding performance with the bat in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. After failing to impress in the previous season, the DC opener came back strong and smashed 308 runs in 8 innings at a staggering strike rate of 166.48. He was placed fourth on the Orange ...

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India vs Australia: Ravindra Jadeja’s golden arm negates Steve Smith century – cricket

An unusually long wait ended for Steve Smith on Friday. It was more than three years ago when the ICC Test player of the decade had last scored a ton at home, and with a push off Navdeep Saini’s back of a length delivery behind square, he brought an end to that drought. The relief was evident with the zeal ...

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Jadeja, Gill do star turns as India dominate day 2 despite Smith century – cricket

Steve Smith’s typically gutsy hundred was neutralised by Ravindra Jadeja’s four-wicket haul and rookie Shubman Gill’s fluent half-century as a resolute India reached 96/2 after dismissing Australia for 338 on the second day of the third Test here on Friday. The Indian bowlers, especially Jadeja (18-3-62-4) and the ever-dependable Jasprit Bumrah (25.4-7-66-2), were brilliant with their length on a flat ...

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Sydney Test: Two years since scoring his last Test century at SCG, can Cheteshwar Pujara reach big landmark at same venue? – cricket

Cheteshwar Pujara is the closest that any Indian batsman of this generation has been to being called a ‘true blue’ Test specialist. He might not have the finesse of Rahul Dravid and the craft of VVS Laxman, but when it comes to dour defence and patience, he has oodles of both. Pujara was the central figure in India’s batting as ...

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Downpour batters Tamil Nadu; Chengalpattu dist records highest January single-day rainfall in over a century – india news

Heavy rainfall battered Tamil Nadu on Tuesday with Chengalpattu district recording 21cm of rainfall, the heaviest single-day rainfall for the month in over a century. Earlier, the adjoining district of Chennai had recorded its highest single-day rainfall in this month on January 15, 1915 at 21.5cm. “This was recorded in Kelambakkam station that comes under Chengalpattu district,” said N Puviarasan, ...

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Amidst century drought, Australia desperately seek David – cricket

When David Warner says he “lives by the sword and dies by the sword”, it is no empty statement. The left-handed opener often deflates rival bowlers, and a strike-rate of 72.86 and an average of 48.95 in 84 Tests underline his aggressive batting and consistency. No wonder the hosts pin their hopes on Warner as the third Test of the ...

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