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Paul Gibb touring India with the 1953-54 commonwealth teams is playing more golf and squash than cricket.

Paul Gibb in India

Paul Gibb touring India with the 1953-54 commonwealth teams is playing more golf and squash than cricket. But he goes on recording the antics of the players while the second Test match gets underway. We had a brief cricket...
Sachin Tendulkar has already set the trend. Players like Saurav Ganguly and Vinod Kambli are fast catching up.

Saurav Ganguly – A Bundle of Talent from East

Only Saurav Ganguly can say if he planned the big show at the Nehru Stadium, Pune. If he did so, it can be said Saurav chose the right time and place to present his credentials in a forceful manner...
The man who fears none, Mohinder Amarnath considered by West Indies fast bowlers as the world’s best batsman against pace.

World Cup 1983 – That, Sir, Was No Fluke!

Following the World Cup 1983 final the Times newspaper which has been known to put cricket on its front page ran up ringing headlines to lead the sports pages. The bewitching hour when an Indian legend was born. No...
Anil Kumble's first triumph as Indian captain, a hard-fought one, has just been achieved at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi.

Anil Kumble Victorious on debut as Captain in Test Matches for India

It is a great achievement by any player to taste the victory on debut as captain in test matches. There are various ways to celebrate a Test win. Anil Kumble's first triumph as Indian captain, a hard-fought one, has...
Tied Matches in the History of Test Cricket

Tied Matches in the History of Test Cricket

More than 2000 Test matches had played in the 141-year history of cricket.  Only two Tied Matches in the History of Test Cricket so far. The two incredible matches were played by the Australian team against two different teams....

Arshad Ayub – Unathletic, Little Overweight But Effective

Profile Arshad Ayub is born on 2nd August 1958 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. He’s a former off-spinner who played for India in 13 Test matches and 32 One Day Internationals between 1987 and 1994. The mini all-rounder Arshad Ayub normally...
Karsan Gharvi – A Self-made All Rounder

Karsan Ghavri – A Self-made All Rounder

Blast from Past Karsan Ghavri – A Self-made All Rounder. The grim irony about our seemingly futile search for pace bowlers is our inability to spot and encourage talent right under our nose. Karsan Ghavri is a case in...
Sunil Gavaskar drives down the ground, England v India, 1st Test, Lord's, 3rd day, June 12, 1982

Sunil Gavaskar – The Perfect Opener

Sunil Gavaskar is another in a long line of prolific run-makers to come out of Mumbai. Sunil Gavaskar was a little man with immense talent and determination. He had a wonderful technique, wonderful balance, and a wonderful eye for...
In the Duleep Trophy Final on 29 January 1991, when Rashid Patel attacks batsmen with a stump in the Indian final at Jamshedpur.

Rashid Patel Attacks Raman Lamba With Stump in Duleep Trophy Final

A shameful incident from the past of Indian first-class cricket. In the Duleep Trophy Final on 29 January 1991, when Rashid Patel attacks batsmen with a stump in the Indian final at Jamshedpur. A rare cricket incident suffered the...

The Majestic Sachin Tendulkar – 1989–2013

Sahin Tendulkar throughout the intervening period, at least up to late 2013 when he finally bowed out amid great fanfare in his home city of Mumbai, the little master continued to play the game at the highest level and,...

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Sunil Gavaskar – The Touching Legends 29th Hundred

As we left the ground at Kanpur when the crowds lined up on either side of the roads began making a vigorous cutting motion...

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