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‘Master of his craft’: Tributes pour in for Rajinder Goel on Twitter after Indian domestic legend passes away aged 77
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‘Master of his craft’: Tributes pour in for Rajinder Goel on Twitter after Indian domestic legend passes away aged 77

Goel, who was unlucky to have played in the era of Bishan Singh Bedi, had 750 first-class wickets from 157 games, representing Haryana and North Zone in domestic cricket.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Cricketers' Association raises Rs 78 lakh to extend financial aid to 57 needy players
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Cricketers' Association raises Rs 78 lakh to extend financial aid to 57 needy players

Boosted by significant contributions, the Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) has managed to raise Rs 78 lakh and will provide financial assistance to 57 needy cricketers as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

On This Day: Kapil Dev's sensational unbeaten 175 helps India trump Zimbabwe in 1983 World Cup
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On This Day: Kapil Dev's sensational unbeaten 175 helps India trump Zimbabwe in 1983 World Cup

Kapil Dev's 175 not out against Zimbabwe was the cornerstone that led to India's surprising World Cup triumph in 1983

Former Supreme Court judge DK Jain to continue as BCCI ombudsman after receiving one-year contract extension
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Former Supreme Court judge DK Jain to continue as BCCI ombudsman after receiving one-year contract extension

Jain still has pending cases to close. He has not yet given his verdict on conflict of interest accusations against Mayank Parikh, a former liaison officer of the Indian cricket team.

'He played so well': Dilip Vengsarkar recalls moment when 15-year-old Sachin Tendulkar impressed him in 1988
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'He played so well': Dilip Vengsarkar recalls moment when 15-year-old Sachin Tendulkar impressed him in 1988

Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar recently recalled his first meeting with a 15-year-old Sachin Tendulkar during a Test match against New Zealand in Mumbai in 1988.

How a Kapil Dev-led Team India stormed the final bastion of English cricket to conquer Lord’s in 1986
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How a Kapil Dev-led Team India stormed the final bastion of English cricket to conquer Lord’s in 1986

The 1986 Test side that Kapil Dev led to the British Isles was different from the others that had toured England in the past, in one important aspect — it had genuine opening bowlers with the pace to match the Englishmen, and the ability to move the ball enough to worry them.

'We dominated England on all days': Kiran More recalls debut and India's first Test win at Lord's in 1986
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'We dominated England on all days': Kiran More recalls debut and India's first Test win at Lord's in 1986

Kiran More recalls the historic Lord's Test in 1986 when India registered their first win at the venue

Virat Kohli 'right guy' to take Indian cricket forward, Ben Stokes best cricketer in the world, opines Ian Botham
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Virat Kohli 'right guy' to take Indian cricket forward, Ben Stokes best cricketer in the world, opines Ian Botham

Legendary English all-rounder Ian Botham says captain Virat Kohli is the "right guy" to take Indian cricket forward but rates Ben Stokes as the world's best player at the moment.

Ian Bishop says current Indian bowling unit reminds him of intimidating West Indian pace battery of yesteryears
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Ian Bishop says current Indian bowling unit reminds him of intimidating West Indian pace battery of yesteryears

Bishop said the trend started with the likes of Zaheer Khan, RP Singh, Munaf Patel following in the foot steps of Javagal Srinath and Kapil Dev in the 2000s.

ICA to provide financial support to 36 needy players during COVID-19 including former India pacer Devraj Govindraj
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ICA to provide financial support to 36 needy players during COVID-19 including former India pacer Devraj Govindraj

Govindraj, 73, was part of the Indian team's historic Test series wins in England and the West Indies in 1971, when Sunil Gavaskar had announced his arrival with a mountain of runs.

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.

Indian cricket team of 1985 could trouble Virat Kohli's side in limited overs, says Ravi Shastri
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Indian cricket team of 1985 could trouble Virat Kohli's side in limited overs, says Ravi Shastri

Shastri was the key man back in 1985 when the team under Sunil Gavaskar won the World Championship of Cricket. He was hero of India's triumph in Australia and had won an Audi for being 'player of the tournament'.

Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev pledge support to ICA's initiative to provide financial aid to needy former cricketers
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Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev pledge support to ICA's initiative to provide financial aid to needy former cricketers

As many as 1750 former cricketers are registered with the ICA, India's first-ever players' association which came into being last year.

Abdul Razzaq lauds Jasprit Bumrah but insists Hardik Pandya needs to work harder to become world-class
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Abdul Razzaq lauds Jasprit Bumrah but insists Hardik Pandya needs to work harder to become world-class

Abdul Razzaq also clarified that his "baby bowler" comment against lead India pacer Jasprit Bumrah was misconstrued.

83: Ranveer Singh, Kabir Khan's postponed film won't release on OTT platform; makers still vying for theatrical release
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83: Ranveer Singh, Kabir Khan's postponed film won't release on OTT platform; makers still vying for theatrical release

83 also stars Harrdy Sandhu, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jiiva, Saqib Saleem, Pankaj Tripathi among others.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Kapil Dev says cricket can take a backseat, start schools and colleges first
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Kapil Dev says cricket can take a backseat, start schools and colleges first

Reopening of schools and colleges once COVID-19 pandemic is under control is more important for the younger generation than resumption of sport which can take a back-seat for the time being, feels Kapil Dev.

Expected better from Kapil Dev, don't see anything wrong in Shoaib Akhtar’s call for India-Pakistan match, says Shahid Afridi
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Expected better from Kapil Dev, don't see anything wrong in Shoaib Akhtar’s call for India-Pakistan match, says Shahid Afridi

Disappointed with Kapil Dev's response, Pakistan's Shahid Afridi has backed his former teammate Shoaib Akhtar's proposal for an ODI series against India to help raise funds for the less privileged in their fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kapil Dev doesn’t need money but others do, India-Pakistan charity match is about larger picture, says Shoaib Akhtar
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Kapil Dev doesn’t need money but others do, India-Pakistan charity match is about larger picture, says Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has responded to Kapil Dev's criticism of his proposal for an Indo-Pak series as part of COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts, saying the Indian legend doesn't need money but everyone else does.

India captain Virat Kohli's on-field attitude 'absolutely the same' as that of Kapil Dev, says Kris Srikkanth
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India captain Virat Kohli's on-field attitude 'absolutely the same' as that of Kapil Dev, says Kris Srikkanth

Srikkanth was part of the squad that Kapil led to victory in the 1983 World Cup while Kohli featured in the team that won the 2011 edition of the showpiece

Coronavirus Outbreak: 'India doesn't need money, can't have cricket right now', says Kapil Dev on Shoaib Akhtar's proposal of Indo-Pak series
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Coronavirus Outbreak: 'India doesn't need money, can't have cricket right now', says Kapil Dev on Shoaib Akhtar's proposal of Indo-Pak series

The legendary Kapil Dev on Thursday slammed Shoaib Akhtar's idea of a made-for-television three-match ODI series between India and Pakistan to raise funds for the COVID-19 pandemic, saying "India doesn't need the money" and it is not worth risking lives for a cricket match.