Deeply saddened by the passing of noted cricketer Shri Bishan Singh Bedi Ji. His passion for the sport was unwavering and his exemplary bowling performances led India to numerous memorable victories. He will continue to inspire future generations of cricketers. Condolences to his family and admirers. Shah Rukh Khan expressed condolences, and remembered the victories of Bishan Singh Bedi, who died at 77.
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Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan on October 5, granted divorce by a local court in Delhi from estranged wife Aesha Mukherji on account of his being subjected to mental cruelty. The judge accepted all the allegations made by Dhawan in the divorce petition against his wife. Mukerji subjected Dhawan to mental affliction by forcing him to live separately from their son for years. However, the permanent custody of son is with Aesha.
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After the recent loss of the Indian Cricket Team in the Gavaskar Trophy's Indore Test match, many experts pointed out a few mistakes of the Rohit Sharma-led team. Some of the major highlighted mistakes are: Experimenting with the pitch, Lack of application by batters, Captaincy errors, No counterattack game, No proper use of batter Axar Patel and Batting Collapses.
Oshiwara Police registered a case of riot, extortion and criminal intimidation against eight people for attacking cricketer Prithvi Shaw in a selfie row. Notably, on February 16, two women approached Shaw for a selfie which soon escalated into an argument and fight. They smashed Shaw's car, attacked him and demanded Rs 50,000. Of eight two were identified asShobhit Thakur and Sana or Sapna Gill, who denied allegations, said police.
Former Cricket Captain Virat Kohli is the most followed cricketer icon on social media platforms. According to sources, the Indian skipper has a large fan following not just in India but around the world with over 211 million people. Meanwhile, he bounced back in form in the Asia Cup 2022 where he scored two fifties followed by his first century in T20Is. In future, he will be playing in T20-Australia.
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Australia white-ball skipper Aaron Finch announced his retirement from One-day International (ODI) cricket. The announcement came on September 10, with the third and final match against New Zealand in Cairns being his last ODI game, starting from September 11. Finch's retirement from 50-over international cricket means he will not lead the Kangaroos in the 2023 World Cup next year in India. However, he will play T-20 World Cup.
Pakistan wicket-keeper batter Mohammad Rizwan is set to undergo a precautionary MRI scan after sustaining a strain in his right leg during the five-wicket win over arch-rivals India. Notably, Pakistan won against India in the Super 4 stage of the South Asia Cup 2022. Rizwan sustained the strain while landing awkwardly on his right leg in his effort to collect Mohammad Hasnain's delivery during India's innings, reported local media.
India cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal rubbished divorce rumours after his wife Dhanashree changed her surname on social media. On August 18, Chahal took to social media and requested his fans not to believe such rumours, confirming that everything is fine between them. "Kindly put an end to it. Love and light to everyone," said Chahal in his Instagram story.
The differently abled cricketer Raja Babu, who once used to be supported by the Divyang Cricket Association (DCA) is now struggling to meet daily ends. After the cricket associations and UP government failed to fulfil their promises, Babu was left with no choice but to run e-rickshaw, sell milk to feed a family of four and survive in Ghaziabad. Notably, Raja Babu was promised support and reward for his performance.
Former India opener Virender Sehwag suggested to relieve Rohit Sharma from his duties as T20 Captaincy of the Indian Cricket-Team. "If the Indian team management has someone else in mind as captain in the T20 format, then I think, Rohit (Sharma) could be relieved and the following can be taken into consideration going forward," said Sehwag. Notably, Rohit Sharma was unable to participate in matches amid management workload and injury.