Long before GB Nagar's Buddh International Circuit brought UP into global spotlight, the state's most famous home to international sport was much closer - Kanpur's Green Park. It's an arena of many fond memories - Jasu Patel's nine wickets in an ... Times of India, 5 days ago
Sunil Gavaskar. (Photo: PTI/File) Sunil Gavaskar is one of the most cerebral and well-rounded sportspersons India has produced. The writer documents 15 little-known facts that reveal a lot about the legend beyond the cricketing field. The 15 ...Deccan Chronicle, 6 days ago
Scoring a Test hundred at Lord’s is always special, but some of the greatest batsmen, like Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting, never attained the three-figure mark in a Test at the venue. Rajneesh Gupta presents the Indians who crossed the milestone at the hallowed venue. Ajinkya Rahane wrote his name on Lord’s Honours Board in his first attempt. He succeeded at a venue where some of the greatest batsmen, like Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Cricket's varying hues are like a tapestry, delicate yet complex. Here rummaging emotions swirl around the protagonists yet this is a game of undeniable romance. In the many-layered canvas of cricket, brush strokes of genius and joy abound. So are ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
As expected, Sachin Tendulkar leads the run-scoring chart among Indian batsmen in England. He tallies 1575 runs from 17 matches, at an average of 54, with four centuries and eight fifties. Rahul Dravid, another batting great, is second with 1376 runs from 13 Tests, with six centuries and four fifites. Three of his centuries were scored on his last tour of the UK, in 2011, when India were whitewashed 4-0. Sunil Gavaskar, regarded as one of the best opening batsmen of his era, too has an ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago Stats: Batsmen with most runs in India-England Tests Yahoo! India, 3 weeks ago
Odafe Onyeka Okolie, a Nigerian footballer, playing for Mohun Bagan against East Bengal in a local match in Kolkata. Photo: Subhendu Ghosh/Hindustan Times Watching this World Cup, one thought that does not cross the mind is: Why no Indians, and ...Livemint.com, 3 weeks ago
Calcutta: Forced by circumstances, the city has been starved of its share of IPL VII matches so far. But the floodgates will be thrown open for the fans on Tuesday when the Kolkata Knight Riders host the Chennai Super Kings. While it's obvious that ...Calcutta Telegraph, 2 months ago
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