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'He plays that shot very rarely': Mohammad Kaif recalls Sachin Tendulkar’s iconic six off Shoaib Akhtar in 2003 WC
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'He plays that shot very rarely': Mohammad Kaif recalls Sachin Tendulkar’s iconic six off Shoaib Akhtar in 2003 WC

Former India batsman Mohammad Kaif recalled Sachin Tendulkar's iconic six off Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar during a 2003 World Cup match in Centurion.

England's James Vince hopes to make an impression during ODI series against Ireland
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England's James Vince hopes to make an impression during ODI series against Ireland

Vince has not been able to make an impact in the 13 ODIs that he has played so far, scoring at an average of 24.09 with just one fifty.

Ben Stokes will finish as one of England's greatest cricketers, says former pacer Dominic Cork
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Ben Stokes will finish as one of England's greatest cricketers, says former pacer Dominic Cork

Stokes, the hero of England's World Cup triumph last year, sparkled with a fine 176 and powered his side to a strong first-inning total of 469/9 declared in the ongoing second Test against the West Indies here.

FIFA World Cup 2022 organisers fear fans won't be able to afford travelling to Qatar if coronavirus pandemic causes recession
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FIFA World Cup 2022 organisers fear fans won't be able to afford travelling to Qatar if coronavirus pandemic causes recession

Organisers of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar are concerned that many fans won't be able to afford travelling to the tournament if the coronavirus pandemic causes a global recession.

New Zealand should have been joint winners of 2019 World Cup, says Gautam Gambhir
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New Zealand should have been joint winners of 2019 World Cup, says Gautam Gambhir

Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir feels New Zealand was the most consistent side in last year's ICC ODI World Cup and deserved to be the joint winner of the tournament alongside England.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ravi Shastri says fight against COVID-19 is mother of all World Cups
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Ravi Shastri says fight against COVID-19 is mother of all World Cups

India's head cricket coach Ravi Shastri on Wednesday described the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic as the "mother of all world cups".

With Gautam Gambhir's post on Dhoni's World Cup-winning six, fans must decide what they want from players — empathy or honesty
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With Gautam Gambhir's post on Dhoni's World Cup-winning six, fans must decide what they want from players — empathy or honesty

Why do star cricketers, especially after they have called it a day, speak hate against their former teammates? Gautam Gambhir surely isn’t the first player in the history of the game to spew venom against his former captain.

Coronavirus Outbreak: England batsman Jos Buttler auctions World Cup-winning jersey to raise funds for hospitals
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Coronavirus Outbreak: England batsman Jos Buttler auctions World Cup-winning jersey to raise funds for hospitals

In a video message posted on Twitter late Tuesday night, Buttler said the shirt would be auctioned to raise funds for the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals charity.

Australia's Glenn Maxwell recalls his battle against mental health during World Cup, says he wanted his 'arm to be broken'
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Australia's Glenn Maxwell recalls his battle against mental health during World Cup, says he wanted his 'arm to be broken'

Glenn Maxwell, who had taken a break from international cricket last October for issues related to mental health, on Wednesday opened up about his struggles with depression.

Revisiting 2011 World Cup final: With six runs, how MS Dhoni-led Team India made history
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Revisiting 2011 World Cup final: With six runs, how MS Dhoni-led Team India made history

The World Cup is not designed to be a cakewalk for any team. There are no easy matches, and no room for complacency, as the Indian team knew better than anyone.

Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar's bowling gave me nightmares during India's tour of Australia, says Aaron Finch
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Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar's bowling gave me nightmares during India's tour of Australia, says Aaron Finch

Opening the innings, the Australian captain struggled across all three formats during the India series, specially while trying to navigate Bhuvneshwar's inswinging deliveries.

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

Chinese gymnasts pull out of upcoming World Cup in Australia due to Coronavirus travel ban
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Chinese gymnasts pull out of upcoming World Cup in Australia due to Coronavirus travel ban

The coronavirus outbreak has killed more than 1,500 people, mostly in China’s central Hubei province. Confirmed infections have risen above 66,000.

Three-time World Cup winner Pele rubbishes reports of depression, says he is committed to fulfilling commitments in busy schedule
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Three-time World Cup winner Pele rubbishes reports of depression, says he is committed to fulfilling commitments in busy schedule

This summer will mark the 50th anniversary of Pele's third World Cup title, won in Mexico in 1970 with what many rate the greatest team of all time

Brazilian football great Pele in depression due to poor health, says son Edinho
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Brazilian football great Pele in depression due to poor health, says son Edinho

Pele, widely considered to be one of the greatest footballers in history and who will be 80 in October, has had hip trouble for years and now needs a frame to walk. Many of his recent public appearances have been in a wheelchair.

We have identified core of players for T20 World Cup, says bating coach Vikram Rathour
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We have identified core of players for T20 World Cup, says bating coach Vikram Rathour

"As far as I am concerned and the team management is concerned, we have the core. We know what our team is going to be," Rathour said.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: How battle-hardened Yashasvi Jaiswal took his first step towards the big league
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: How battle-hardened Yashasvi Jaiswal took his first step towards the big league

As an 11-year-old, Yashasvi Jaiswal lived in tents, sold pani puri's, slept starving for nights and played cricket with the bare minimum facilities but now seven years later, he's a vital cog of India U-19 team at the World Cup in South Africa and already a crorepati with a 2.4 crore contract in the Indian Premier League with Rajasthan Royals.

Indian cricket team's 87-year-old fan Charulata Patel passes away, BCCI offers condolences
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Indian cricket team's 87-year-old fan Charulata Patel passes away, BCCI offers condolences

Patel, 87, passed away on Monday, a post on her official Instagram page, 'Cricket Daadi', stated.

Kapil Dev hopes Kabir Khan's sports drama 83 doesn't just focus on him, but entire Indian national cricket team
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Kapil Dev hopes Kabir Khan's sports drama 83 doesn't just focus on him, but entire Indian national cricket team

Kapil Dev led the cricket team to India’s first-ever World Cup win against the mighty West Indies.

Shafali Verma is going to be one to watch out for in coming years, says Australia women's A team coach Leah Poulton
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Shafali Verma is going to be one to watch out for in coming years, says Australia women's A team coach Leah Poulton

Playing for India A women's team, the 15-year-old smashed a 78-ball 124 in a one-day match against Australia A last month in Brisbane leaving behind a lasting impression on Poulton.