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Wasim Jaffer announces retirement

Wasim Jaffer, former India Opener is the first Indian cricketer to play in 150 Ranji Trophy matches. He is also the highest run-scorer in the history of Ranji Trophy. Jaffer was in news recently, as he has announced his retirement from all forms of the game. He has totally scored 19,410 runs with an average ..

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Pragyan Ojha to retire from international and first-class cricket.

Veteran Indian cricketer Pragyan Ojha recently announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket. The 33-year-old left-arm spinner played 24 Tests between 2009 and 2013 and grabbed a total of 113 wickets. He last played for India in 2013, against the West Indies in Mumbai. He had also played ODIs and T20 Internationals, representing India.

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Sachin Tendulkar wins ‘Laureus Best Sporting Moment award’

When India won the final match of the World cup against Sri Lanka in 2011, which was the last World Cup of Sachin, his fellow team mates lifted the legend and carried him to make a lap of honour. This was named as ‘Laureus best sporting moment in the last 20 years’. Argentinian footballer Lionel ..

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Cricket journalist Raju Bharatan passes away

The 86-year-old renowned cricket journalist and film historian Raju Bharatan recently passed away. Raju Bharatan had worked with the news magazine-‘Illustrated Weekly of India’ for more than 40 years. He has worked with several famous personalities including Khushwant Singh. Raju Bharatan was also a columnist in sports magazines. He is the director of “The Victory Story” ..

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Virat Kohli tops brand valuation study by Duff and Phelps

Indian Cricket star Virat Kohli retains his top rank in the latest brand valuation study by Duff & Phelps. He is placed at the first spot third year in a row. The report revealed that Virat Kohli has increased his brand value by 40 per cent to $237.5 million in 2019. The second place was ..

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