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Anil Kumble says he wanted to set example by not pulling out of controversy-hit tour of Australia in 2008
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Anil Kumble says he wanted to set example by not pulling out of controversy-hit tour of Australia in 2008

Anil Kumble says pulling out of the 2007-08 Australia Tour following the controversial Sydney Test could have been an "acceptable" option but his side continued the series to set an example by winning the remaining matches under trying circumstances.

Daren Sammy revelations could represent watershed moment for Indian sports in effort to break down systems of racial bias
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Daren Sammy revelations could represent watershed moment for Indian sports in effort to break down systems of racial bias

The cricket world is still feeling the aftershocks of Sammy's Instagram post that shook everyone out of a pandemic-induced reverie

'Monkeygate' scandal was lowest point as captain of Australia, says Ricky Ponting
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'Monkeygate' scandal was lowest point as captain of Australia, says Ricky Ponting

Ponting said, 'Losing the 2005 Ashes series was tough but I was in full control of that. But I wasn't in full control of what happened during the Monkeygate thing.'

West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara to play in Australia's bushfire relief match on 8 February
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West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara to play in Australia's bushfire relief match on 8 February

West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara on Friday joined the star-studded list of players who have confirmed their participation in the charity cricket match organised to raise funds for Australia's bushfire victims.

Yuvraj Singh, Wasim Akram to join Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne for Australia bushfire relief match
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Yuvraj Singh, Wasim Akram to join Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne for Australia bushfire relief match

Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh and Pakistan fast bowling great Wasim Akram became the first players outside Australia to confirm their availability for the charity cricket match organised to raise funds for the bushfire victims.

England vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ricky Ponting says injuries, loss against Proteas not ideal developments before semi-final clash
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England vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ricky Ponting says injuries, loss against Proteas not ideal developments before semi-final clash

Despite losing to South Africa in their last league match, which resulted in India taking the top spot in the points table, Ponting said Australia have been the best side of the tournament to date.

India vs Australia: Justin Langer believes Virat Kohli-Tim Paine banter in Perth Test was humorous and not abusive
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India vs Australia: Justin Langer believes Virat Kohli-Tim Paine banter in Perth Test was humorous and not abusive

India skipper Kohli and his Australian counterpart Paine clashed on the field a few times and exchanged a lot of words, with physical contact almost becoming a reality at one point.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 105 of Spodcast where we discuss Champions League Last-16 draw, Harbhajan Singh-Andrew Symonds reignite 'Monkeygate' spat and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 105 of Spodcast where we discuss Champions League Last-16 draw, Harbhajan Singh-Andrew Symonds reignite 'Monkeygate' spat and more

Today we discuss the effect of Prithvi Shaw being ruled of the Australia series, UEFA Champions League draw, Harbhajan Singh and Andrew Symonds fresh tiff and more.

Andrew Symonds labelled a 'good fiction writer' by Harbhajan Singh after claiming former India off-spinner broke down crying over 'monkeygate' incident
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Andrew Symonds labelled a 'good fiction writer' by Harbhajan Singh after claiming former India off-spinner broke down crying over 'monkeygate' incident

Andrew Symonds says India spinner Harbhajan Singh "broke down crying" while making peace after the infamous 'monkeygate' episode had sent the former Australian all-rounder into a downward spiral.

VVS Laxman says he wanted Indian team to return home after infamous Sydney Test during 2007-08 tour to Australia
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VVS Laxman says he wanted Indian team to return home after infamous Sydney Test during 2007-08 tour to Australia

Batting great VVS Laxman recollected how he wanted the Indian team to return home immediately after the infamous monkey-gate scandal at Sydney in 2007-08.

Former Australia cricketer Andrew Symonds claims 'Monkeygate' scandal drove him to alcoholism, led to his 'downhill slide'
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Former Australia cricketer Andrew Symonds claims 'Monkeygate' scandal drove him to alcoholism, led to his 'downhill slide'

Former all-rounder Andrew Symonds says the infamous "monkeygate" scandal with India a decade ago drove him to drink as he opened up Friday on how his life started spiralling out of control.

Former BCCI general manager MV Sridhar dies of cardiac arrest aged 51
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Former BCCI general manager MV Sridhar dies of cardiac arrest aged 51

Former BCCI General Manager Dr MV Sridhar, who had recently resigned from his position, passed away on Monday at his Hyderabad residence following a massive cardiac arrest.

Abhinav Mukund expressing his view on racism is refreshing; urgent action against offence need of the hour
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Abhinav Mukund expressing his view on racism is refreshing; urgent action against offence need of the hour

Players like Mukund on their part perhaps have the biggest role in showing us the mirror and making sure we take a corrective course before another Symonds incident happens at one of the grounds.

Ex-Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin joins national side as fielding coach till the end of 2019
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Ex-Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin joins national side as fielding coach till the end of 2019

Former wicketkeeper Brad Haddin joins Australian team support staff as fielding coach until the end of 2019. Haddin says he wants to replicate the standards set by Ponting and Symonds.

Are you pregnant? Harbhajan Singh reveals how he shut up Australia's Darren Lehmann
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Are you pregnant? Harbhajan Singh reveals how he shut up Australia's Darren Lehmann

Fed up Lehmann's constant sledging during a tour of Australia, Harbhajan once asked the current Australian head coach whether he was "pregnant" or not.

Virat Kohli's aggression will help India scale difficult heights, says Harbhajan Singh
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Virat Kohli's aggression will help India scale difficult heights, says Harbhajan Singh

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh believes current Test captain Virat Kohli’s aggression will help the national cricket side scale “difficult heights".

'Even my dog could've coached Australia to world domination': Clarke slams Buchanan in new book
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'Even my dog could've coached Australia to world domination': Clarke slams Buchanan in new book

Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke Thursday broke his silence on the criticism he received after announcing his retirement during the recent Ashes series loss in England.

Tendulkar wanted to boycott Oz tour during 'Monkeygate'
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Tendulkar wanted to boycott Oz tour during 'Monkeygate'

Detailing the incident as it happened, Tendulkar said Symonds had been trying to provoke Harbhajan for quite a while before the Indian's patience finally ran out during the second Test in Sydney.

Monkeygate was start of the end of Andrew Symonds' career: Ponting
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Monkeygate was start of the end of Andrew Symonds' career: Ponting

Ponting said Symonds was never the same after the monkeygate affair during the Sydney Test.