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Shikhar Dhawan says trust is key factor behind success of opening partnership with Rohit Sharma in ODI cricket
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Shikhar Dhawan says trust is key factor behind success of opening partnership with Rohit Sharma in ODI cricket

With 16 century stands between them, Sharma and Dhawan are joint second with Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden in the most hundred-run partnerships in the list led by compatriots Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly (21).

Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden reveals how actor Tom Cruise’s role in 'The Last Samurai' changed his cricket career
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Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden reveals how actor Tom Cruise’s role in 'The Last Samurai' changed his cricket career

Hayden said that Tom Cruise’s iconic film The Last Samurai had helped change his mental approach to batting.

I wasn't unlucky, MS Dhoni made it count; says Parthiv Patel on playing in MSD era
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I wasn't unlucky, MS Dhoni made it count; says Parthiv Patel on playing in MSD era

Wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel does not consider himself unlucky to have played in the same era as Mahendra Singh Dhoni as he knows that the former captain grabbed his opportunities way better than him.

Parthiv Patel recalls ODI series in 2004 when Australia's Matthew Hayden wanted to punch him
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Parthiv Patel recalls ODI series in 2004 when Australia's Matthew Hayden wanted to punch him

Patel shared the anecdote during an interaction with Fever Network's '100 hours 100 stars'

Justin Langer recalls nearly calling it quits midway through Australia’s 2001 Ashes campaign in England
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Justin Langer recalls nearly calling it quits midway through Australia’s 2001 Ashes campaign in England

Justin Langer wanted to return home midway through Australia’s Ashes tour of England in 2001 and announce his retirement after being dropped from the side due to poor form, the current national team head coach has revealed.

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.

Justin Langer feels home series loss against India defining moment of his coaching career
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Justin Langer feels home series loss against India defining moment of his coaching career

Langer was appointed as the Australian coach in May 2018, following the infamous ball tampering scandal that saw skipper Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner slapped with year long bans.

Shane Warne picks Sachin Tendulkar as batsman for all conditions, hails Steve Waugh as 'match-saver'
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Shane Warne picks Sachin Tendulkar as batsman for all conditions, hails Steve Waugh as 'match-saver'

One of the greatest spinners to have played the game, Warne was engaged in an Instagram live session with his fans

In Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, India tasted forbidden fruit: How a batting partnership undid Australia's invincibility
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In Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, India tasted forbidden fruit: How a batting partnership undid Australia's invincibility

In March 2001 at Kolkata's Eden Gardens, India was facing Australia — opponents who were laying claim to being the greatest Test team in the history of the sport. But VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid's partnership destroyed the Aussies' will and ego, rendering a top class bowling attack completely helpless

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.

Steve Smith and David Warner's returns will make Australia favourites against India in Tests, feels Matthew Hayden
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Steve Smith and David Warner's returns will make Australia favourites against India in Tests, feels Matthew Hayden

India made history in Australia last January by winning their maiden Test series win Down Under, ending a 71-year wait. But, at that time, Smith and Warner were serving one-year ball tampering bans.

India vs Australia: Former cricketers criticise skipper Virat Kohli's decision to bat at number four in first ODI
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India vs Australia: Former cricketers criticise skipper Virat Kohli's decision to bat at number four in first ODI

Virat Kohli, whose usual batting position is number three, pushed himself down the order to accommodate specialist openers Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul.

IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: MS Dhoni an 'era of cricket', says former Australia batsman Matthew Hayden
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IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: MS Dhoni an 'era of cricket', says former Australia batsman Matthew Hayden

Australia's former star batsman Matthew Hayden has used a variety of superlatives to describe Mahendra Singh Dhoni, calling him an "era of cricket" and "almost like a leader of a nation".

Steve Smith, David Warner to play 2019 World Cup regardless of how they perform in IPL, says Matthew Hayden
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Steve Smith, David Warner to play 2019 World Cup regardless of how they perform in IPL, says Matthew Hayden

Having all but completed their one-year ban (set to end on March 28) from international cricket on ball tampering charges, Smith and Warner's IPL performance is expected to be closely monitored by Cricket Australia.

Shane Warne says players of his generation played more cricket than current lot and still found time to improve
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Shane Warne says players of his generation played more cricket than current lot and still found time to improve

Shane Warne refuses to buy the argument that players nowadays don't find time to work on their game.

Orange Cap holders in the history of IPL: List of batsmen finishing as highest run-scorers in a season
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Orange Cap holders in the history of IPL: List of batsmen finishing as highest run-scorers in a season

The onset of new decade of the IPL is just around the corner as we look back at the orange cap holders of the previous 10 editions

India vs Australia: Glenn Maxwell makes a case for himself after adding maturity and awareness to his mayhem
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India vs Australia: Glenn Maxwell makes a case for himself after adding maturity and awareness to his mayhem

Glenn Maxwell's knock of 113 wasn't as devastating as his 65-ball 145 not out against Sri Lanka three years ago. But the beauty of this innings was that he won the match for Australia with his mind and bat working in tandem.

India vs Australia: Marcus Stoinis currently better than Hardik Pandya, says Matthew Hayden
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India vs Australia: Marcus Stoinis currently better than Hardik Pandya, says Matthew Hayden

"Stoinis has adopted a wider approach to his game which is winning matches for his country. Hardik Pandya also has the same responsibility, but I think right now Stoinis is a better player," Hayden said.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli is a 'fantastic captain', says fast bowler and former IPL teammate Mitchell Starc
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli is a 'fantastic captain', says fast bowler and former IPL teammate Mitchell Starc

Kohli's on-field heated exchanges with Australia skipper Tim Paine in the second Test turned out to be a subject of discussion with many former players, including Mitchell Johnson, criticising the batting maestro's behaviour.

Matthew Hayden suffers spinal fracture while surfing in Queensland
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Matthew Hayden suffers spinal fracture while surfing in Queensland

Matthew Hayden also tore several ligaments and hurt his forehead after being dumped into a sandbank while surfing on North Stradbroke Island in Queensland.