IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli celebrates after completing a century. Photograph: BCCI India captain Virat Kohli will be presented with the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award, given to the International Cricketer of the Year, at the Board of Control for Cricket India's Annual Awards to be held in Bengaluru on Wednesday.Kohli, who first received the award in 2011-12 and in 2014-15, will become the first Indian cricketer to be bestowed with the honour on three occasions.Ashwin will also become ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
IMAGE: India’s former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Photograph: BCCI. Expressing his disappointment over the resignation of Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the captain of the Indian cricket team, renowned cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle has described the move by the former as `selfless` before applauding his magnificent contribution to the country. "Time to stand up and applaud a magnificent servant, and indeed leader, of Indian cricket. #Dhoni. Clearly Dhoni thinks the moment has come.Rediff.com, 2 months ago
That's all it takes to protect an institution -- just one person with no past and no greed for the future, says Shekhar Gupta. The eyes of the devoted plagiarism hunters would light up if they put this column to the test of their forensics. Old readers of this column will also find this heading and strapline familiar, and for good reason, as this is almost precisely what we had used on another Saturday, July 31, 2010. So you could still be charged, if not with being pompous -- as in ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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