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A short history of helmets: For a game that can seriously maim, cricket introduced protection for the head at a belated stage
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A short history of helmets: For a game that can seriously maim, cricket introduced protection for the head at a belated stage

Helmets came into fashion in international cricket only in the 1980s. Before that, batting icons like Sir Donald Bradman, George Headley, Herbert Sutcliffe, Wally Hammod, Sir Garfield Sobers and hundreds of other batsmen never wore protective headgear, despite having to face fearsome bowlers

BCCI acting-secretary Amitabh Chaudhary infuriated by GM Saba Karim for picking Kevin Pietersen to deliver Annual Pataudi Lecture
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BCCI acting-secretary Amitabh Chaudhary infuriated by GM Saba Karim for picking Kevin Pietersen to deliver Annual Pataudi Lecture

BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary on Friday fired a fresh salvo after Kevin Pietersen was picked to deliver the Annual MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture during its Awards function in Bengaluru on 12 June.

India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli's aggression has become India's strength, says Sachin Tendulkar
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India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli's aggression has become India's strength, says Sachin Tendulkar

"His (Kohli's) attitude hasn't changed since he got into the team. I noticed that spark in him which many guys were not fond of and there were many who were criticising him for that," Tendulkar said.

Kapil Dev, India's 1983 World Cup-winning captain, inducted into Legends Club 'Hall of Fame'
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Kapil Dev, India's 1983 World Cup-winning captain, inducted into Legends Club 'Hall of Fame'

Kapil Dev, who led India to the emphatic World Cup victory in 1983, is considered as the country's greatest all-rounder. He was presented with a citation by former India player and Legends Club president Madhav Apte.

BCCI to invite all former captains to celebrate India's 500th Test match
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BCCI to invite all former captains to celebrate India's 500th Test match

The BCCI has decided to invite all the former India captains to celebrate the occasion of country's '500th Test match' that will be played against New Zealand in Kanpur from 22 September

Before Phillip Hughes, India's Nari Contractor had a similar incident
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Before Phillip Hughes, India's Nari Contractor had a similar incident

Former India captain Nari Contractor was struck on the back of the head by a rising ball from West Indies fast bowler Charlie Griffith, during a practice match in Barbados

Cricketers pay tribute to the Wall, say he's among India's all-time best
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Cricketers pay tribute to the Wall, say he's among India's all-time best

Former India cricketers and legends say there is no replacement in the Indian cricket for someone like Dravid.