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  • rahuldravidvvslaxman What If Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman Appeared on Koffee With Karan

    Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s crass comments on Koffee with Karan has left the cricketing community red-faced. The BCCI would have avoided the headache if cricket’s real gentlemen Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman had to face Karan Johar’s bouncers.

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  • australiancricketteam Why We Should All Mourn the Decline of Australian Cricket

    Ravi Shastri said winning the Test series against Australia is bigger than the World Cup win of 1983. To be honest, it isn’t even the best performance by an Indian team Down Under, at least in the modern era. That would be 2003, when the Aussies had a team actually worth beating.

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  • ViratKohli By Beating Australia, Has Virat Kohli Conquered the Final Frontier?

    Virat Kohli has become the first Indian captain to win a Test series against Australia in Australia, solidifying his legacy and having his name etched in the record books. Could this be the real feather in his cap, the mother of all his achievements so far?

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  • sledging How to Sledge with Style, a Lesson from Tim Paine and Rishabh Pant

    The ongoing India-Australia series has been a glorious endorsement of two things – competitive Test cricket and a good old-fashioned sledge. Right from Tim Paine’s “Can you babysit?” to Rishabh Pant’s “Ever heard of a temporary captain?”, the “contest” has been loved by commentators and fans alike.

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  • RamakantAchrekar Remembering Ramakant Achrekar, the Man Who Made God

    How many people can claim to have slapped Sachin Tendulkar? The greatest coaches do not simply train champions, but raise gentlemen that also showcase good character and discipline in their personal lives, and Ramakant Achrekar was no different.

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  • Girls Just Wanna Score Runs: Why 2018 Was a Banner Year for Women in Sport

    Women in sports are making up for lost time by smashing records while stoking the pride of the nation. From the on-field exploits of Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur, to the athletic feats of PV Sindhu, Hima Das, Mary Kom, and their peers, female athletes have forced naysayers to eat their words.

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  • ViratKohli If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It: Virat Kohli’s Aggression is Essential to Who He Is

    Virat Kohli is not the best batsman in the world, across formats, despite his aggression and combativeness, he is the best because of it. Like all elite sportsmen and sportswomen at the very top, Virat Kohli hates to lose.

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  • CheteshwaraPujara The Slow-Motion Charm of Cheteshwar Pujara

    Cheteshwar Pujara is Man of the Match of the Adelaide Test. He may have scored 71 in the second innings. But it was his lone-hero 123 on the first day of the first Test that made all the difference. He scored his 16th century, crossed 5000 runs. Pujara showed intent – to defend, struggle, understand, grind, graft, and survive

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  • WorldSoilDay World Soil Day: The Unadulterated Joy of Keechad Football

    Today, children in the building cringe at the thought of playing in muddy fields and dusty grounds. But the joy of running around in the muck and making the perfect sliding tackle in the sludge is unmatched. I vote to bring keechad football back.

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  • MithaliRaj The Dropping of Mithali Raj: Do We Finally Care Enough About Women’s Cricket?

    For a week now, Mithali Raj has been at the top of the news cycle. Fans have outraged over Harmanpreet Kaur’s decision to drop her from the team, which might have cost us the semi-final of the Women’s T20 World Cup. This outrage, this demand for accountability, this scrutiny is a good thing for women’s cricket.

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