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MS Dhoni calls it a day!

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M S Dhoni finishes off in style! In what can be the most emotional day for every cricket nerd across the world and especially Indians is that the cricketing giant, M S Dhoni bids adieu to his stunning career. At exactly, 7:29 p.m. on 15th August the legend shared on his social media handle a video reminiscing his sterling career with a beautiful song setting the tone of the same. Injecting this news was difficult for every millennial who were …

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IPL 2020: It’s happening!

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Great News for IPL freaks! With the Indian cricket remaining in the deep freeze for the past 5 months in the wake of the pandemic, some exciting news popped up in the middle of all negative news of COVID deaths from the Board of Control for Cricket in India.(B.C.C.I) headquarters. In what can be a severe shot in the arm of the coronavirus as the Indian cricketing body decided to render a short term vaccine for the people of the …

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Michael Holding: A silver lining in the racism cloud

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Michael Holding: An Idea which the world must endorse On 9th July,2020 as the cricketing world was gearing up to witness the resumption of International cricket after the 3-month odd hiatus throwing the game into the wind, a heart-winning speech by the eternal great of the game Micheal Holding left the audience rethink about their ideas and believes of the world. He offered his deepest of condolences towards the budding American citizen George Floyd who was forced to gasp as …

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Indian Cricket Team: From Sport to Religion

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Inception: The Indian cricket team Have you ever spared a thought on what makes every Indian crave for cricket? If not then let us explore what makes Indians leave everything aside when Virat Kohli starts to step down from the dressing room to the lawn sporting a blue jersey which epitomizes the emotions of 1.3 billion fans. Having taken the journey off into the world of cricket with a series against England in 1932, the team stamped its authority that …

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Sir Everton Weekes passes away at 95

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Everton weekes misses out on his life’s century On 2nd July 2020, a piece of very saddening news arrived leaving the fans of the game in deep trauma. unfortunately, it was the demise of the “founding father” of the sport in the Caribbean island, Sir Everton weekes who took his last breath in his hometown Barbados. One of the stumps of the 3W’s(Clyde Walcott, Frank Worrel, Everton Weekes), he was highly revered for his swashbuckling shots to which bowlers had …

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West Indies Legend: A Talisman Who Mastered The Art Of Bowling

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West Indies Young Champ Around 80 years down the line on 12th September 1937 in Barbados a bowling magician made a baby cry while taking his first breath after coming out from his mother’s womb in Glebe islands in Barbados. Yes, he was Wesley Hall. Who would have imagined that the infant would later lead the deadly bowling line up of the then Great West Indian side in the coming years? With sheer brilliance and natural prowess, he left an indelible …

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Women’s Cricket: Breaking Glass Barriers

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Initial years of awe in women’s cricket: How awkward must it had been when a woman holding a wooden piece of bat walking down the ground hoping to score centuries for her team at a time when all these good-sounding words are supposed to be dedicated to men? To everyone’s surprise, the first women’s cricket match was played in 1745 between two Surrey villages. They were Bramley and Hambledon with teams distinguished by the colors of their ribbon. As  progress …

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Is Cricket immune to the “racism” virus?

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In the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic, the world has also risen to find the vaccine for the racism virus. After the death of 41-year-old George Floyd by a white supremacist police officer Derek Chauvin, the protest against racism disseminated like wildfire around the globe. Voices for justice seems to echo from every corner to fight against racism. From Hollywood celebrities to sporting legends, taking a knee to fight against racism perhaps has become the order of the day. …

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Covid-19 sneezes on cricket: what’s the future?

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Are the Dark clouds looming over cricket shying away? As the world is gradually waking up from the severe jolts of COVID-19 taking away millions of innocent lives, good news comes from the sport of cricket helping elevate the moods of all enthusiasts throughout the world. With progressive talks drawing conclusions among all cricket boards during the world wide lockdown, it is stated that the English and Wales Cricket Board is looking forward to inviting Australia, Pakistan, and West Indies …

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