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IPL, Sports, Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar birthday

What Sachin Tendulkar's birthday means to me, a sports journalist

Everyone knew him as someone who could take on the world, and even today India continues to celebrate his genius.

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Amitabh Bachchan, Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar

Much like Amitabh Bachchan, how Sachin Tendulkar reinvented himself and remained relevant

[Book extract] A prominent newspaper came up with a caption that went “ENDULKAR” after India lost a Test to Pakistan at Karachi in early 2006.

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Team India, Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar

How the cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar on April 24, 1998 turned god

It was on this night 20 years ago that India possessed something that was better than anything, anybody, anywhere else in the world.

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T20 cricket, Sanju Samson, Rishabh Pant, IPL 2018

Why IPL 2018 is a non-stop game of snakes and ladders

Even 20-somethings, like Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson, know it’s the winning knock that’s remembered – the pace is way too rapid to make allowances for little else.  

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Kings XI Punjab, Indian Premier League, Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL

Why Royal Challengers Bangalore is the worst IPL team ever

It is primarily because of how lopsided the team balance has always been.

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Mirabai Chanu, Manika Batra, India, Commonwealth Games 2018

India wins 66 medals at Commonwealth Games 2018: Here are some of the brightest stars

Several teens withstood nerves and pressure to stand on the podium.

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KKR, CSK, MS Dhoni, IPL 2018

IPL 2018: What would Dhoni have done?

Batsmen on song often don’t think twice before taking a single in the death overs. In a tight chase that can be quite counterproductive.

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Premier League, Manchester united, Manchester City

Loss at Anfield: What it means for Manchester City

What turned out to be a massive shock was their crashing out of the Champions League this week.

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Cauvery row, Cricket, CSK, IPL

Why I'm glad IPL matches have been moved out of Chennai

Scenes of goons beating up cricket fans in the name of the Cauvery issue will not just go away.