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Dhoni’s practical approach has been his biggest asset

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s elder brother Narendra Singh Dhoni says, “Mahi is a footballer-turned-cricketer, while I am a cricketer -turned-footballer. “Perhaps Mahi does not know about my cricket. I played for the school football team as goalkeeper in several National-level events,” says Narendra. “Mahi’s contribution in the two finals was the biggest — placing a short […]

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A wide open World Cup: Morrison

New Zealander Danny Morrison feels the ICC World Cup will be a wide-open affair. The former fast bowler, who played 11 World Cup matches, says the time has come for New Zealand to step up. New Zealand has a good record of reaching the knockout stage — one final, six semifinals and one quarterfinal. Endowed […]

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Mohinder taught us how to play fast bowling: Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar, chief adjudicator of the CEAT cricket rating awards, lavished praise on ‘lifetime achievement’ award winner Mohinder Amarnath at a glittering function on May 13. “We go a long way. We have known each other from the days we played the Cooch Behar Trophy and for the Indian Schoolboys. Jimmy (Mohinder) was the best […]

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Disputes raised by many BCCI members resolved

Appointed by the Supreme Court as amicus curiae and mediator in mid-March to resolve the long-pending BCCI related reforms issues, Senior Advocate P.S. Narasimha has submitted a report to the apex court stating that the majority of the disputes raised in the form of interlocutory applications (IAs) by BCCI members on the matter related to […]

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Mumbai Indians gearing up for the big game

Mumbai Indians players, who had a full-length training session at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on Friday, will bank on the ‘feel good’ factor from the last time they played in an IPL final here in 2017 when they defeated Steve Smith-led Rising Pune Supergiant (which also had M.S. Dhoni) by a thrilling, one-run margin. For […]