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Pratik Sarkar

A passionate football fan who bleeds the red of Manchester United.

N Srinivasan acted like a puppet in Jadeja-Anderson spat: Aditya Verma

Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma, whose legal action led to the axing of Srinivasan as BCCI Supremo in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, says BCCI President in-exile N Srinivasan acted like a “puppet” to grant England fast bowler James Anderson a clean chit, fearing a backlash from the England and Australia boards.  “With N Srinivasan

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Cricket's Seven Greatest Stories

Since cricket came to existence in the 16th century, the sport has undergone a constant evolution over the centuries. Cricket has produced some great players who have set some astonishing milestones, and sensational, breathtaking moments which have captured the imagination of the global audience. Let’s dig into the history books and look at Cricket’s Top

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James Anderson found Not guilty; India furious

In a huge blow to India‘s hopes of staging a revival in the remainder of the 5 test match series which is currently tied at one apiece, England‘s frontline fast bowler James Anderson has been handed a lifeline as Judicial Commissioner Gordon Lewis has found him ‘not guilty’ at the hearing which took place at Southampton

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Top five youngest Indian to make a Test debut

5. Maninder Singh Maninder Singh was a slow left arm orthodox bowler. He made his test debut for India at Karachi in 1982/83 at the age of 17 years and 193 days. However, Singh’s International career began with a rocky start as he failed to score a single run or scalp a wicket on debut. One of

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Top five fast bowlers of all time

5. Shaun Pollock Shaun Pollock was South Africa‘s first true fast bowler. He could swing the ball either way and hovered around the corrider of uncertainty for a batsman, imaculately consistent with his lengths. He was a street smart customer, accuracy and sharp swing being his greatest strengths. And with 421 wickets in 108 test matches,

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Top 5 cheating incidents in cricket

5. Was Murali chucking or was it a case of a hidden Aussie agenda? An Australian square leg umpire called a no ball of Mutthiah Muralitharan despite the fact that the ICC had long cleared his bowling action. Skipper Arjuna Ranatunga was fuming at the decision and decided to confront the umpire. Ranatunga then decided to walk

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Five cricketers turned politicians

Several cricketers have explored other career options beyond the realms of the cricket field, some have turned commentators, some actors, and a handful have also chosen to venture into politics! Let’s take a look at the Top 5 cricketers turned politicians, those famous cricketers who have tried their luck in parliament! 5. Vinod Kambli Vinod Kambli’s

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Top 5 cricketers who have acted in movies

Cricket enthrall us with their displays on the cricket field, but in case they fail to amuse us with their game, they can always resort to their secret Bollywood dream to entertain movie lovers. Sportzwiki takes a look at the Top 5 Cricketers who decided to try their luck in movies. 5. Salil Ankola Salil Ankola

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2014 FIFA World Cup: Top Five Moments

Some fantastic goals, some sparkling performances, some nerve wracking finishes, and a cocktail of flamboyant yet tactically sound displays which left us craving for more, the 2014 FIFA World Cup will go down in the history books as one of the best in recent times. And today, we rewind the clock and look back at the

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2014 FIFA World Cup: Top five Flops

Some fantastic goals, some sparkling performances, some nerve wracking finishes, and a cocktail of flamboyant yet tactically sound displays which left us craving for more, the 2014 FIFA World Cup will go down in the history books as one of the best in recent times. There were many who let us down with their poor

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