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Bharat Sundaresan authors of book “The Dhoni Touch: Unravelling Enigma That Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni”

The book “The Dhoni Touch: Unravelling the Enigma That Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni” has been authored by Bharat Sundaresan. The author tracks down the cricketer’s closest friends in Ranchi and artfully presents the different shades of Dhoni-the Ranchi boy, the fauji, the diplomat, Chennai’s beloved ‘Thala’, the wicketkeeping Pythagoras-and lays bare the man underneath. The ..

Smriti Mandhana to become first Indian cricketer to appear in Kia Super League in England

Smriti Mandhana, an Indian Women’s Cricket team opener, will become the first Indian player to appear in the Kia Super League, the women’s cricket super league in England. The League will begin from July 22, 2018. Smriti was signed by Western Storm and will represent the side in the upcoming edition of the tournament that ..

Cricketer Mulubha Jadeja passes away

Mulubha Jadeja (88), a right-handed batsman, has passed away in Rajkot, Gujarat on June 12, 2018. He represented Saurashtra and Railways between 1945 and 1964. He played 31 first-class matches, scoring 1,373 runs with an average of 26.92.

Yuvraj Singh honoured with ‘Most inspiring icon of year for Social Welfare’ award by Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival

Indian star cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been honoured with the ‘Most inspiring icon of the year for Social Welfare’ award by the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival (DPIFF) for his exemplary contribution in the field of social welfare. Yuvraj, who was a member of India’s 2011 World Cup winning squad, was diagnosed with cancer (mediastinal ..

Mithali Raj adjudged ‘Sportsperson of Year’ at Telangana Sports Journalists Association annual awards for 2017

Mithali Raj, Indian women’s cricket team captain, has been adjudged ‘Sportsperson of the Year’ at the Telangana Sports Journalists Association annual awards for 2017 in Hyderabad on March 31, 2018. Beside her, Ace shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and P V Sindhu bagged the best senior male and female athletes. Former Indian cricketer V V S Laxman ..

Jhulan Goswami becomes world’s first female cricketer to take 200 wickets in ODI

Jhulan Goswami, India’s veteran pacer, has become the first female cricketer in the world to take 200 wickets in One-Day Internationals (ODI) cricket. She achieved the feat when she bagged the wicket of South Africa opener Laura Wolvaardt during the 2nd ODI of the 3-match series at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley. Beside her, Australia’s ..

Robbie Malinga, legendary South African musician passes away

Robbie Malinga, the legendary South African musician, has passed away on December 25, 2017. He is known for his hit songs such as, ‘Sobabili’, ‘Mthanda’ and ‘Baby Please’.

Yuvraj Singh launches UNICEF-ICC’s adolescent campaign “Power of Sports to Shape Future of Adolescents”

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has launched the UNICEF-ICC’s adolescent campaign “Power of Sports to Shape the Future of Adolescents” in Colombo, Sri Lanka to promote a UNICEF sports initiative for youngsters in South Asia.