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How Gary Kirsten's advice helped Virat Kohli transform into a consistent run-machine
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How Gary Kirsten's advice helped Virat Kohli transform into a consistent run-machine

Kirsten said he saw the "great abilities and talent" in Kohli, but he also felt that the right-handed batsman was not playing up to his potential.

Saeed Ajmal 'even today' thinks he got Sachin Tendulkar out LBW in 2011 World Cup semi-final
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Saeed Ajmal 'even today' thinks he got Sachin Tendulkar out LBW in 2011 World Cup semi-final

Tendulkar, who made crucial 85 runs in the semifinal at Mohali, was on 23 when Gould ruled him out LBW off Ajmal. But third umpire Billy Bowden, after a review, overturned the decision.

Laureus Awards 2020: Sachin Tendulkar's victorious lap after clinching 2011 World Cup wins best Sporting Moment in last 20 years
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Laureus Awards 2020: Sachin Tendulkar's victorious lap after clinching 2011 World Cup wins best Sporting Moment in last 20 years

'A reminder of how powerful a sport is and what magic it does to our lives. Even now when I watch that it has stayed with me,' Sachin Tendulkar reacts after being awarded the best Sporting Moment in last 20 years at the prestigious Laureus Awards.

Indian squad should be ready four months before the T20 World Cup next year, says Yuvraj Singh
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Indian squad should be ready four months before the T20 World Cup next year, says Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj, India's 2011 World Cup hero, backed all-rounder Shivam Dube, who made his debut in the three-match T20 series against the West Indies.

MS Dhoni recounts how 'Marine Drive was full from one end to other' to celebrate India's 2011 World Cup triumph
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MS Dhoni recounts how 'Marine Drive was full from one end to other' to celebrate India's 2011 World Cup triumph

Dhoni also talked about how fans had started chanting 'Vande Mataram' at the Wankhede Stadium when India was closing in on the victory during the 2011 World Cup Final

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From cautious optimism and superstitions to calculative wins, Team India's success mirrors a confident nation
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From cautious optimism and superstitions to calculative wins, Team India's success mirrors a confident nation

The cold calculation showed by Virat Kohli’s boys against Pakistan and other wins in the ICC World Cup 2019 is not by accident. It is the culmination of a team that has finally found its feet, backed by a system that is bold, swift and efficient

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: With tainted past hanging heavy, hecklers in full cry and hopes ahead, Steve Smith is reborn
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: With tainted past hanging heavy, hecklers in full cry and hopes ahead, Steve Smith is reborn

That knock was another example of how cricket and life go hand-in-hand. You commit a mistake, you go back, learn, unlearn, relearn and come back. Life welcomes you. So does cricket. Australia begin their campaign on 1 June. Steve Smith has already begun his.

World Cup Memories: Yuvraj Singh recalls playing 2011 edition for 'special' Sachin Tendulkar, stress of facing Pakistan in 2003
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World Cup Memories: Yuvraj Singh recalls playing 2011 edition for 'special' Sachin Tendulkar, stress of facing Pakistan in 2003

Yuvraj Singh revisits India's most successful World Cup campaigns of the 21st century – the 2003 and 2011 editions.

Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir says key to handling pressure is to not let the occasion get better of you
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Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir says key to handling pressure is to not let the occasion get better of you

Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir, who recently hanged up his boots, says key for a sports person in handling pressure and overcoming a bad phase is to not let the occasion get the better of him.

Ireland batsman Ed Joyce announces retirement from all forms of game fortnight after playing maiden Test
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Ireland batsman Ed Joyce announces retirement from all forms of game fortnight after playing maiden Test

Ed Joyce played a total of 78 one day internationals — 17 for his adopted country of England — and 18 Twenty 20 Internationals, two for England.

Former England players Boyd Rankin, Ed Joyce named in William Porterfield-led Ireland squad for inaugural Test against Pakistan
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Former England players Boyd Rankin, Ed Joyce named in William Porterfield-led Ireland squad for inaugural Test against Pakistan

Ireland will again be led by experienced captain William Porterfield for what will be their first taste of the five-day format since being elevated to Test status.

Former Indian cricketer, member of 2011 World Cup winning squad, being probed for links to match-fixing syndicate
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Former Indian cricketer, member of 2011 World Cup winning squad, being probed for links to match-fixing syndicate

A member of India's 2011 World Cup winning squad is reportedly under the police's scanner for links with an alleged match-fixing syndicate, pertaining to the Rajputana Premier League (RPL), held in Jaipur last year

Looking back at 2 April, 2011: A one-of-a-kind night when India rejoiced with the world at their feet
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Looking back at 2 April, 2011: A one-of-a-kind night when India rejoiced with the world at their feet

A nation that had heaved all night found its release, and Dhoni secured his place in the cricketing history with an innings of lifetime.

Gautam Gambhir, Amit Mishra's childhood coach, Sanjay Bhardwaj, reveals secret of their success
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Gautam Gambhir, Amit Mishra's childhood coach, Sanjay Bhardwaj, reveals secret of their success

A quality of the students of this academy, be it Gambhir, Mishra, or Rana, is that they all come back here whenever they can to iron out their deficiencies. And a quality of the academy is that a lot of stress is put on steeling its students mentally.

Ashish Nehra's best quotes:
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Ashish Nehra's best quotes: "Maloom thaa yeh biryani khichdi bannewali hain Greg ke under"

Not the one to mince words, Nehra wears his heart on his sleeve and that's what makes him quite fascinating. Here, we take a look at some of his famous quotes.

Sri Lanka cricket board asks players to cooperate with ICC corruption probe
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Sri Lanka cricket board asks players to cooperate with ICC corruption probe

Sri Lanka Cricket said its executive committee had directed players and staff to cooperate with investigators from the anti-corruption unit of ICC, which announced its investigation on Saturday.

India vs Sri Lanka: Arjuna Ranatunga slams hosts' cricket board, renews calls to sack Thilanga Sumathipala
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India vs Sri Lanka: Arjuna Ranatunga slams hosts' cricket board, renews calls to sack Thilanga Sumathipala

Ranatunga said Sri Lanka's XI could not be faulted for the humiliating 3-0 drubbing but squared the blame entirely with management.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Indian women lifting trophy will be bigger than men's 2011 win, says Gautam Gambhir
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Indian women lifting trophy will be bigger than men's 2011 win, says Gautam Gambhir

"Indian women reaching the final has inspired a lot of girls in the country. They are on step away from creating history," Gambhir said.

Sri Lanka sports minister ready to probe 2011 World Cup final match-fixing allegations
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Sri Lanka sports minister ready to probe 2011 World Cup final match-fixing allegations

Ranatunga, who was present at the Wankhede Stadium as a commentator, had said that Sri Lankan performance on the day was questionable and it must be investigated.

Arjuna Ranatunga demands investigation into Sri Lanka's 2011 World Cup final loss to India
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Arjuna Ranatunga demands investigation into Sri Lanka's 2011 World Cup final loss to India

"I was also in India giving commentaries at the time. When we lost, I was distressed and I had a doubt," former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga said.