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The strangest Man of the Match Awards

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The following are the instances of the most surprising Man of the Match Awards. 1) In the 3rd test between South Africa and New Zealand at The Wanders in 2000 there was heavy rain throughout the match. New Zealand scored 200 in first innings in the first two days. Third and fourth day were completely washed out due to rain. ...

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22 years ago, the man who ruled 22 yards scored his first ODI century.

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Sachin Tendulkar enthralled Cricket lovers by scoring 100 international centuries, including 49 ODI centuries. His first ODI ton though, took a long time coming. On  9th Sept. 1994, after playing 78 ODIs, Sachin finally scored a century in his 79th one day. He made 110 off 130 balls against Australia at Colombo. He clobbered Craig McDermott for a scintillating six ...

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Dhoni unveils trailer of his biopic “MS Dhoni-The Untold Story”

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  The trailer of Dhoni’s biopic — “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story” was unveiled in front of almost 35,000 people at the Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Jalandhar, Punjab. Producer Arun Pandey, CEO of Fox Star Studio Vijay Singh were present alongside Dhoni at the venue. The Indian limited-overs captain  interacted with the students as well and to everyone’s appreciation, ...

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James Anderson remains indebted to Zaheer Khan

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James Anderson may have become the No. 1 Test Bowler in the ICC Rankings once again, but Anderson has stayed grounded and has not forgotten to thank all those who have helped him knowingly or unknowingly in reaching where he has reached today.  England’s leading wicket-taker in Tests and ODIs has credited former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan as one of the reasons for his success.   Anderson was ...

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Virat Kohli is originally from Katni in Madhya Pradesh

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It may seem surprising but India’s Test captain is originally not from Delhi.Virat Kohli played and still plays his domestic cricket from Delhi, but he hails from Katni in Madhya Pradesh. Virat Kohli’s uncle and aunt still live in Katni. Virat had even come to Katni after the death of his brother in the year 2005. Virat’s aunty, Asha Kohli  has been the ...

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Epic ! Watch this desi wish from Virender Sehwag for the Indian Athletes at the Rio Olympics

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The Rio Olympics 2016 have begun and Virender Sehwag has wished the Indian athletes in his trademark witty style , this time with a tinge of his Haryanvi Desi humour. This is what Viru has wished our athletes : Is baar toh Bharat,double-digit medals #JeetRioHai Tau ! All the best to our Indian Brothers & Sisters at #Rio2016 @virendersehwag Keep ...

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