‘There are a lot of good players in world cricket and coming top of that is a really good achievement’ IMAGE: South Africa leg spinner Imran Tahir. Photograph: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir, who is sitting at the top of the rankings for bowlers in both ODIs and T20s, says he never thought he would be No 1 bowler. Tahir took 10 wickets in the ODI series against Sri Lanka which Proteas won 5-0 and completed the double. "When I started cricket I ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Tactical genius, uplifting leader, altruistic individual, a man with unwavering certitude.Dhruv Munjal recounts what made Mahendra Singh Dhoni a great captain. IMAGE: 'He isn't someone who likes to make it all about himself -- he is selfless in the truest sense of the word.''He just likes to do his job on the pitch. Once he's off it, he allows his teammates, the youngsters in particular, to take over.' The evening of June 23, 2013 in Birmingham was doleful and blustery, as the English ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
IMAGE: Karun Nair celebrates his triple century against England in the fifth Test held at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Photograph: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images/Getty Images. Indian rookie Karun Nair has joined the legendary opener Virender Sehwag to become only the second Indian batsman to score a triple century in Tests. - Scorecard: Nair reached the milestone in 381 balls having moved from 200 to 300 in just 75 deliveries. Sehwag has two triple hundreds to his name, first ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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