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Pollution jalebi to Dhoni criticism, Gautam's gambhir samasya

Ace cricketer Gautam Gambhir, known for his poor judgement on the pitch, leaves much to be desired in his politician avatar.

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What would life be like for Dhoni after cricket?

Dhoni fans don't seem to have had enough of his helicopter shots, his stumpings and most importantly the 'Dhoni Review System'.

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Because India is no cheap shot: Why we should shoot down the 2022 Commonwealth Games

With Brexit imminent, Britain wouldn't want India to abandon the CWG. But India derives little benefit from membership of a post-colonial club where shooting is replaced with beach volleyball.

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Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma: Forget the coach, a split captaincy is the real solution Indian cricket needs

Virat’s intensity makes him an excellent player, but not always a good captain. Rohit seems calmer and steadier. Instead of a new coach et al, the captaincy itself needs to be split up.

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Watch out for Hima Das, the star and the brand

In a nation starved of sporting icons beyond cricket, more so female ones, the attention directed towards Das is much-welcome news. It helps that Das is not averse to being in the limelight.

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MS Dhoni bashers must know he takes charge of the team, not just his performance

At 38, Dhoni is absolutely fit to carry on.

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What cricket can learn from tennis tie-breaks and football penalty rules

The 2019 World Cup final episode calls for a rule that encourages further play after the Super Over. Even if that means a prolonged match, both teams must be armed with equal opportunity.

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Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Split captaincy, Two captains

Why split captaincy is the only way forward for both Team India and Virat Kohli

After the World Cup loss, there are talks that India should go in for split captaincy. Former cricketer Maninder Singh spoke with Rohit E David on why it will work for Team India.

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Ben Stokes and Jasprit Bumrah: The star performers of World Cup 2019

Even as we continue to debate if New Zealand should have won the World Cup instead of England, there are few players who will remain the undisputed masters of this year's tournament.

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World Cup 2019: How Team India came to be called the 'new chokers'

As unfair as it may seem to fans right now, India needs to win an ICC tournament at the earliest to ensure that this tag, that's been monopolised for decades by South Africa, does not stick to Virat's warriors.