Hyderabad: My idol M.L. Jaisimha is from this city. Other talented, world class cricketers like M.A.K. Pataudi, Mohammed Azharuddin and V.V.S. Laxman also hail from this city, and they all worked hard to reach there, said Indian cricket legend ... Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
"He batted without a helmet and an eye. For me, he was the best captain ever," Ganguly said at a memorial lecture. He said that not many players had that quality of character or class that makes them live forever in the hearts of Indians and even foreigners.Jagran Post, 1 month ago
For the Third Tiger Pataudi Memorial Lecture the crowd at The Oberoi Grand was a bit different from the one that had attended Imran Khan's inaugural lecture two years ago. There were a few ladies from Calcutta's upper crust but no three generations ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
V Ramnarayan What a pair and Salim Durrani were when they infused life into Indian innings in the 1960s and 70s. One could almost imagine them playing in a Twenty20 match despite what the pundits are saying about the format. Farokh's 94 before ...Economic Times, 1 week ago
Mohammed Abdul Hai became the country's first century-maker in the earliest avatar of abridged cricket, introduced through the Deodhar Trophy in 1973-74. "The first doctor to play for India was my dream, but that was not to be," the general ...The Hindu, 4 weeks ago
Unless you are serving a life sentence where sinking into oblivion is a big possibility, 32 months is a really long time. Yes, thats how long its been since Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men tasted victory in a Test match outside the cozy environs of home. The ...DNA, 2 months ago
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