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Morappakkam Gopalan – The Man Sent Down First Ball in Ranji Trophy

Morappakkam Gopalan had once been the world’s oldest surviving cricketer finally died in Madras on December 21, 2004.  As per official record date of Birth of Morappakkam Gopalan June 6, 1909, making them 94. But he said in an...

Lala Amarnath – Grand Old Man of Indian Cricket

Lala Amarnath was the original rebel of Indian cricket who became its grand old man, writes Haresh Pandya. He scored brilliant centuries bowled, kept wicket, and field in a manner that belied his build. Lala Amarnath played for India...
Sadagopan Ramesh A Classy Left Hand Batsman

Sadagoppan Ramesh – A Classy Left Handed Batsman

Many of you may not know who the first Indian cricketer is to take a wicket off his first ball in an ODI. It is surprising to see the name of Sadagoppan Ramesh, who was a left-handed opening batsman...
Abey Kuruvilla

Abey Kuruvilla – The Tallest Fast Bowler to Play for India

Abey Kuruvilla is a 6ft 6in tall fast bowler who was born on 8 August 1968. He is a former Indian pace bowler of the mid-1990s. Abey Kuruvilla's notable thing was his height and broad frame. He grew up...
Subhash Gupte India’s best spin bowlers bowled flighted leg breaks and googlies to take 149 wickets in 36 Test matches at an average of 29.55

Subhash Gupte – India’s Greatest Spin Bowler of 1950’s

Subhash Gupte was born in December 1929, was few months past 72 when he died. Fergie, as he was known in his playing days, is survived by his wife Carol and two children. Subhash Gupte commanded only the highest...

Historical Moments of Bangalore Test Match 1987

This is a picture with historic significance in the history of Pakistan Cricket. You can recall the glorious moment when wicketkeeper Saleem Yousuf scooped up the ball coming off the bat of Maninder Singh, giving Iqbal Qasim yet another...
Former Indian wicket keeper Naren Tamhane died in Mumbai on March 19, 2002. He was suffering a prolonged battle with cancer. He played 21 Test scoring 225.

Naren Tamhane – Finest Indian Wicket Keeper of 1950’s

Former Indian wicketkeeper Naren Tamhane died in Mumbai on March 19, 2002. He was suffering a prolonged battle with cancer. Tamhane 70, is survived by his wife and two sons. He had been fighting the disease for the past...

CS Nayudu – The Younger Brother of CK Nayudu

CS Nayudu was born on April 18, 1914, at Nagpur. Cottari Subbanna Nayudu is also known as CS Nayudu made his test debut at the relatively young age of 19 years and 262 days against England at Calcutta. He...
Kapil Dev was the first bowler in the history of the game, by getting more than 400 test wickets and the first player to get 200 wickets in ODI format.

Kapil Dev- The Greatest Indian Cricketer 1978–94

India has been blessed with many great batsmen and spin bowlers. But they have often suffered from a shortage of great fast bowlers and all-rounders. So, Kapil Dev had one of each. Kapil Dev Ram Lal Nikhanj was indeed...
Masood Salahuddin one of oldest living first class cricketer in Indo-Pakistan breathed his last on the night of March 22, 2006 after a brief illness in Lahore at the age of 90 years and 88 days.

Masood Salahuddin – One of Oldest Indo-Pak First-Class Cricketer

Masood Salahuddin one of the oldest living first-class cricketers in Indo-Pakistan breathed his last on the night of March 22, 2006, after a brief illness in Lahore at the age of 90 years and 88 days. Masood was born...

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India vs England, 2nd Test at Lords, August 1967

India Falter Badly and the Rubber is Decided in the India vs England, 2nd Test at Lords, August 1967. India who had shown enormous...

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