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Sachin Tendulkar says James Anderson was the first to bowl ‘reverse’ reverse swing
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Sachin Tendulkar says James Anderson was the first to bowl ‘reverse’ reverse swing

Sachin Tendulkar heaped praise on James Anderson, stating that the veteran England pacer was the first to start the trend of bowling an outswinger with the wrist position of an inswinger.

England vs West Indies: Ben Stokes will lead from the front with his 'controlled aggression', says Sachin Tendulkar
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England vs West Indies: Ben Stokes will lead from the front with his 'controlled aggression', says Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar spoke about stand-in English skipper Stokes while previewing the three-Test series, which starts in Southampton on Wednesday, with West Indies legend Brian Lara on online platform '100mb'. The match marks the resumption of international cricket amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

England vs West Indies: Brian Lara says Windies can't last five days, must look to win in four days
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England vs West Indies: Brian Lara says Windies can't last five days, must look to win in four days

Brian Lara said adaptability to the English conditions would be key for West Indies, who are the holders of the Wisden Trophy

On this day: Brian Lara goes past Hanif Mohammad to register highest score in first-class cricket history
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On this day: Brian Lara goes past Hanif Mohammad to register highest score in first-class cricket history

Lara spent 474 minutes at the batting crease, played 417 balls, hitting 62 fours and 10 sixes, en route the feat which stands tall till today, justifying the greatness of a batting legend.

'He could read the ball a second faster than others': Shoaib Akhtar recalls being unable to bowl out Inzamam-Ul-Haq at nets
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'He could read the ball a second faster than others': Shoaib Akhtar recalls being unable to bowl out Inzamam-Ul-Haq at nets

Shoaib Akhtar revealed that Inzamam could read the ball a second faster than others. Akhtar said that he could not bowl the former captain out even once in the nets in 10 years.

The Heist: From Laxman-Dravid's Eden miracle to Kenya's historic win over West Indies, a look at cricket's greatest jailbreaks
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The Heist: From Laxman-Dravid's Eden miracle to Kenya's historic win over West Indies, a look at cricket's greatest jailbreaks

As Part 4 of the lockdown gets underway, we at Firstpost, have compiled the greatest cricketing heists that are worth re-watching.

Yorked with Munaf Patel: 'Ishant Sharma can pick 500 Test wickets'
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Yorked with Munaf Patel: 'Ishant Sharma can pick 500 Test wickets'

Former India fast bowler, member of the 2011 world cup winning side and a straight-talker, Munaf Patel, joined us on Yorked for a quick candid round of questions

'Have a great one, Prince!', wishes pour in for Brian Lara as legendary West Indies batsman celebrates 51st birthday
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'Have a great one, Prince!', wishes pour in for Brian Lara as legendary West Indies batsman celebrates 51st birthday

Brian Lara celebrated his 51st birthday on Saturday and the cricketing fraternity took to Twitter to extend their wishes to the legendary West Indies batsman.

Yorked with Brian Lara: The 213 vs Australia in 1999 made me realise how strong I was as a person
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Yorked with Brian Lara: The 213 vs Australia in 1999 made me realise how strong I was as a person

One of cricket's all-time great Brian Lara engaged in a fun-filled, candid chat with Firstpost, fronting some quickfire questions on his cricketing career, life in Trinidad and more.

Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey picks Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag in 'Best of Enemies' XI
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Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey picks Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag in 'Best of Enemies' XI

Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey on Wednesday picked the Indian trio of swashbuckling former opener Virender Sehwag, the legendary Sachin Tendulkar and current skipper Virat Kohli in his 'Best Enemies XI' in Test cricket.

Shahid Afridi describes Brian Lara as 'sheer class', says he never bowled with any confidence to West Indian legend
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Shahid Afridi describes Brian Lara as 'sheer class', says he never bowled with any confidence to West Indian legend

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has described Brian Lara as "sheer class", saying he never felt confident whenever he bowled to the West Indies legend.

On this Day: West Indies legend Brian Lara climbs Mount 400 in Test cricket
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On this Day: West Indies legend Brian Lara climbs Mount 400 in Test cricket

Exactly 16 years ago, on this day, West Indies great Brian Lara climbed Mount 400 against England during the fourth Test in Antigua.

Sachin Tendulkar vs Glenn McGrath was a battle of attrition, says former Australia spinner Brad Hogg
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Sachin Tendulkar vs Glenn McGrath was a battle of attrition, says former Australia spinner Brad Hogg

Sachin v McGrath a war of attrition. McGrath trying to win the patience game, you are in for the long haul, said Hogg

Coronavirus pandemic: Road Safety World Series postponed to later date, announce organisers
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Coronavirus pandemic: Road Safety World Series postponed to later date, announce organisers

The Road Safety World Series, featuring cricket greats such as Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, has been postponed to a later date in view of the rising coronavirus threat in Maharashtra. The organisers said the dates for the remaining seven games will be announced later.

Road Safety World Series 2020: Tournament featuring cricket legends to be held behind closed doors amid coronavirus threat in Maharashtra
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Road Safety World Series 2020: Tournament featuring cricket legends to be held behind closed doors amid coronavirus threat in Maharashtra

The matches of the Road Safety World Series, featuring greats such as Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, will now be held behind closed doors in view of the coronavirus threat in Maharashtra.

West Indies icon Brian Lara says number of days in Test 'doesn't matter' as long as it produces results; believes day-night matches not the way forward
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West Indies icon Brian Lara says number of days in Test 'doesn't matter' as long as it produces results; believes day-night matches not the way forward

West Indian batting legend Brian Lara is not concerned about the duration of Test matches as long as they are producing results.

Road Safety World Series 2020: Fans turn up in huge numbers to witness Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag as India Legends beat West Indies
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Road Safety World Series 2020: Fans turn up in huge numbers to witness Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag as India Legends beat West Indies

The hype around the India-West Indies Legends contest at Wankhede Stadium was high as thousands came to attend. Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara were the key figures for young fans.

Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag roll back the years as India Legends beat West Indies Legends in Road Safety World Series opener
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Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag roll back the years as India Legends beat West Indies Legends in Road Safety World Series opener

Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag used to torment bowlers in their prime and they did it once again on Saturday, putting the West Indies Legends bowling attack to the sword

Road Safety World Series 2020: Schedule, squads and all you need to know about upcoming tournament
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Road Safety World Series 2020: Schedule, squads and all you need to know about upcoming tournament

Here's all you need to know about the upcoming Road Safety World Series tournament.

Watch: Sachin Tendulkar rewinds the clock during Bushfire Bash match, Brian Lara mesmerises with his shots
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Watch: Sachin Tendulkar rewinds the clock during Bushfire Bash match, Brian Lara mesmerises with his shots

The Bushfire Bash Match to raise funds for bushfire relief efforts was played on Sunday, and saw legends of the game such as Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara take to the field years after retiring from the game.