Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag poured heartwarming wishes for their mother on Mother's Day occasion. While Tendulkar expressed his gratitude to his mother through his emotional words and photos, Sehwag posted a heart-touching poem for his mother in Hindi. Former cricketer Suresh Raina also thanked his mother for guiding him. Indian southpaw opener Shikhar Dhawan too wished his mother mentioning her "greatest teacher".… read-more
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Tim Seifert, part of KKR squad and New Zealand player, has tested positive for COVID-19. A statement by New Zealand Cricket informed Seifert has "failed both his pre-departure PCR tests and as a result will be taken into quarantine." Reportedly, he will be isolated in Ahmedabad and then will be shifted to Chennai for best medical attention. Barring Seifert, all other New Zealand players have returned by a chartered flight.
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'God of cricket' Sachin Tendulkar, who has recently recovered from COVID-19, has donated Rs one crore to "Misson Oxygen" on April 29. The money has been contributed to help the procurement of oxygen concentrators. Besides, Tendulkar also requested everyone to "stand together behind everyone that is working hard to fight this pandemic." Expressing their gratitude towards Tendulkar, Mission Oxygen has called the move as "incredibly heart-… read-more
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Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been hospitalized on April 2, six days after being tested positive for Coronavirus. Tendulkar himself confirmed the news on Twitter saying it was "under medical advice" and "a matter of abundant precaution". Notably, Tendulkar had recently participated in Road Safety World Series where he led the 'India Legends' team. Following the competition's completion, his teammates Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan and… read-more
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The BCCI has suspended all age-group tournaments, including the upcoming Vinoo Mankad Trophy, citing surge in COVID-19 cases across the country. BCCI secretary Jay Shah said the decision was made keeping the factors like inter-city travels and creation of bio bubbles in mind. While the pandemic-stricken 2020-21 domestic season started late hosting Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy, the board’s 89th AGM has now decided to defer… read-more
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Ace Indian cricketer Mithali Raj has become the first woman to score 7,000 runs in ODIs. The milestone was achieved during the fourth match against South Africa Women on March 14. The leading run-scorer in women's ODIs completed 7,000 runs during her partnership with Punam Raut. Recently, Mithali had created history by becoming the first Indian and second woman globally to score 10,000 runs in international cricket.
Ahead of the West Bengal assembly polls, Indian cricketer and Bengal's domestic legend Manoj Tiwary on February 24 joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the presence of CM Mamata Banerjee. Labelling BJP’s politics as "divisive", Tiwary declared Mamata Banerjee is striving to unite people. Additionally, the novice partisan has introduced his political profile on Instagram. Playing 12 ODIs and three T20Is, Tiwary last appeared in Syed Mushtaq… read-more
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Indian captain Virat Kohli said that the team had engaged in a discussion the ongoing farmers' protests issue in the team meeting. In the pre-series the media interaction ahead of the England Test at Chepauk, Virat stated that the team "briefly" debated the matter. He added, "we do talk about it, and everyone has expressed what they had to say". The four-match Test series would commence on February 5.
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Ahead of the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, former cricketer Laxman Sivaramkrishnan joined the BJP on December 30. He joined the party in an event at Chennai in presence of BJP leaders including BJP national secretary CT Ravi and Tamil Nadu BJP president L Murugan. The cricketer-turned-commentator Sivaramakrishnan has also served as a spin-bowling coach at the National Cricket Academy and have been a part of the ICC’s Cricket Committee… read-more
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Indian Cricketer Parthiv Patel on December 9 announced about his retirement from cricket, ending an 18-year professional cricket career. The 35-year-old played 25 Tests, 38 ODIs, and two T20s for India. The last international appearance of Patel was in a test match played against the South Africa at Johannesburg in January 2018. One of the youngest debutant in Indian cricket after Sachin Tendulkar, Piyush Chawla and L Sivaramakrishnan.
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