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Baseball crazy Japan working towards entering qualifying rounds of Cricket World Cup

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In a country where baseball is king, cricket was for many years a sporting curio, of interest mainly to a small number of Japanese expats who had been transferred to cricketing nations by their employers. But cricket is slowly gaining popularity with the country’s captain saying “our dream” is to make it to the qualifying rounds of the World Cup. In ...

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Inaugral Jagmohan Dalmiya Memorial Lecture to be delivered by Kumble

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Team India Head Coach Anil Kumble will be delivering the inaugural Jagmohan Dalmiya Memorial Lecture on September 28 at Eden Gardens. Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will be organising this lecture on similar lines to  of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture done by BCCI or the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture organised by Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA). CAB President and former captain Sourav Ganguly has ...

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The giant Curtly Ambrose performing in a new avatar

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Curtly Ambrose was a giant of the game in every sense of the word. He didn’t say much, refusing countless interview requests with the motto “Curtly talk to no man”. Yet his silence seemed only to magnify his achievements and menace, as he did the ball do the talking. The gentle giant is also a gifted musician. With his band ‘Spirited’, Ambrose  performs regularly ...

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Day Night Tests remain huge hope to get back spectators in Test Cricket

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With the increasing  popularity of T20 cricket , administrators are striving to improve the following of Test cricket through innovations such as day-night fixtures.There has been a very poor turn out for the inaugral India-West Indies Test which was held recently at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium,North Sound. Elsewhere, barring England and to a certain extent Australia, the turn out for Test ...

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