Best game changing innings/ knocks

Kaif-Yuvraj Partnership against England, 2002

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It was an innings of sheer determination and patience. Mohammed Kaif and Yuvraj Singh produced their best in the Natwest Series Final. India had lost their 5 wickets for just 146 runs while chasing a total of 326 in 50 overs. Mohammed Kaif (87*) and Yuvraj Singh 69 runs helped India develop a partnership of 121 runs for the sixth wicket. It set the tone for team India to win their first series against England. The match went close as Yuvraj departed the 42nd over Kaif guided team India to victory in the final held at Lord’s. read more

Originally posted 2018-02-19 13:29:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

 
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Is hockey a national sport or just a myth?

Even after the popularity of other sports like Cricket or Badminton in India, hockey has enjoyed a perfect status and still many are unaware of the fact that hockey is not the national sport of India. read more

Originally posted 2018-01-05 10:41:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

 
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Champions even after losing on the field

It was a moment of joy for the Bangladeshi cricket fans in Dhaka when Bangladesh recorded their maiden ODI series win against Pakistan by registering their second win in the three match series. One could see the joy on the face of the stand-in skipper Shakib Al-Hassan after the accomplishment. Not a long while ago, it was the same Bangladeshi team who were left with tears after the World Cup exit following a herculean group stage effort. The players have never been shy of showing their emotions; as the adage goes, real men do not hide their emotions. And on most occasions, these champions win hearts despite being on the losing side. Here is a total recall of some of the greatest moments of sporting history when the men couldn’t control their emotions. read more

Originally posted 2015-04-21 11:09:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

 
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Follow the coach    

A coach is the one who knows the way, shows the way and goes the way.

It is not easy to become a coach. Effective coaching especially in sports does not only require skills but an ability to work under pressure. A coach has the role to influence the team, work with them and supervise them. read more

Originally posted 2017-11-16 12:38:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

 
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U-14 Cricket tournament as good as the IPL: Junior Pitch 2015

It’s a breadth of fresh air when you get on a ground where kids are playing cricket at a semi amateur level with a white leather ball and that too young kids none older than 14 years. That is the scene that you get at Junior Pitch U-14 cricket tournament organised by Sehwag Cricket Academy. read more

Originally posted 2015-04-18 13:57:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

 
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What did we learn from the World Cup?

Australia stepped on the park in Melbourne Cricket Ground as a team determined to win it for the nation, for each of themselves, for their retiring captain Michael Clarke and most importantly for the 16th member of their team, Phil Hughes, who was for sure cheering for them from the heavens. read more

Originally posted 2015-05-29 12:25:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

 
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Was IPL started to help Young talents?

The 8th edition of IPL yet again saw a string of interesting nail biting last over finishes, which would often make you think that they have scripted the play to end on the last ball. But let us not speculate anything. The league has had its dose of match fixers and tax frauds.ipl-wallpapers read more

Originally posted 2015-06-19 14:30:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

 
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Death of a budding talent in Bengal

On Monday, Ankit Keshri – a cricketer of Bengal died due to an unfortunate and freakish on-field accident. The small talk youngster loses the battle of his life at the Nightingile Hospital in Kolkata. The 20 year old right handed batsman was a former captain of Bengal in the U-19 team in Cooch Behar Trophy. He was also among the 30 probables for the 2014 U-19 World Cup in UAE. He was also a part of U-23 Bengal A side in the CK Nayudu national championship. read more

Originally posted 2015-04-22 05:12:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

 
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IPL and the case of the casual cricket viewers.

If you talk about Indian Cricket team, every ram and shyam (I use this instead of Tom, Dick and Harry because I know none) has an opinion on who’s good and who’s bad. But, gone are the days when we watch the international games because let’s face it, they’re just too few in number (minus India’s tour of Australia just before the world cup). read more

Originally posted 2015-04-28 05:28:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

 
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David vs Goliath: The plight of the minnows of Cricket

As New Zealand and Australia pulled up their socks and locked horns with each other in the final, the main question according to me was not who was going to take the much coveted trophy but my concern was regarding a controversial decision taken by the ICC, which has decided to limit the participation of the so called “minnows” or in other words associates to only two from the next ODI world cup in 2019. This decision taken from Dubai has created lot of hue and cry regarding the motives of the world cricket’s governing body. read more

Originally posted 2015-03-31 11:38:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter