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Woorkeri Raman 83 in the 2nd at Madras 1988

Woorkeri Raman – A Batsman of Considerable Skill

Woorkeri Raman was born on 23 May 1965 in Madras. He started his first-class career as a left-arm spinner but eventually turned into a middle-order batsman. Raman's standing stance is unusually tall at the crease, with a left-hander's fondness...
Gandupa Vishawanath Played Test cricket for India from 1969 - 1983, making 91 appearances and scoring more than 6,000 runs.

The Day G.R. Vishwanath Wept

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Recalls his Experience with G.R. Vishwanath. Three cricketers from the Sub Continent announced their retirement at roughly the same time, and the most lovable of them all (this is from a male heterosexual point of...
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...

Saba Karim – Young Talented Wicket Keeper Batsman

Saba Karim was fourteen at the time of this article in 1981-82. He played for India 35 times (1 Test & 34 ODIs).  A talented cricketer SYED SABA KARIM is the greatest news for Patna cricket in recent years....
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...
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...
India v Pakistan Third Test Match Bombay December 1979

India v Pakistan Third Test Match Bombay December 1979

This is a match report of India v Pakistan Third Test Match Bombay December 1979. India forged ahead in their series against Pakistan with a most emphatic win in the third Test in Bombay. It was gained in four...
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...
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...
Raman Lamba 57 off 63 Balls 4 Fours, 3 Sixes, SR 90.47 v Pakistan at Kolkata 1989

Raman Lamba 57 off 63 Balls 4 Fours, 3 Sixes, SR 90.47 v Pakistan...

In the 15th Match of MRF World Series Nehru Cup at Kolkata on Oct 28 1989 against Pakistan, the late Raman Lamba played a magnificent inning of 57 off 63 balls including four delightful fours and three towering sixes...

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Shahid Nazir – Fast Medium Bowler with the Healthy Pace

Date of Birth Shahid Nazir is born on 4 December 1977 in Faisalabad.  Shahid Nazir was a product of school cricket like many others cricketers. Five...

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