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  Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Ajay Jadeja, Mohammad Azharuddin, Sanjay Manjrekar … Shantanu Sugwekar, Amol Muzumdar, Vanka Pratap, Jitendar Singh, Sanjay Raul … The first set of names are of the people in the 1996 World Cup squad for India. The second set of names are of the people who played well in…

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So what makes an actor a superstar? Every actor worth his salt in the industry will have a definition for what makes a superstar. Some express it and some don’t. Out of the very few that expressed what makes one a superstar, Mahesh Babu put it in a concise way when he said, ‘A Superstar…

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Under the Southern Cross I stand, A sprig of wattle in my hand, A native of my native land, Australia, you f*****g beauty   Nathan Lyon had to wait 316 days to sing this song in the dressing room. In the interim Australia played 9 tests and lost 7 of them. Coming as it does…

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In a press conference after his retirement, when asked about the Ashes, Sachin Tendulkar picked the name of Mitchell Johnson as the bowler who might make a difference to the Australian squad. A part of that faith must have come from watching him at close quarters as a team mate at Mumbai Indian. A part…

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On the third day of the first Test match in the 2013 Ashes, Stuart Broad refused to walk after edging the ball into the hands of the first slip fielder. A normal occurrence, isn’t it? This event somehow snowballed into a huge controversy, the opposition team’s coach went to the extent of (jocularly, he said)…

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It’s said that first impression is a lasting impression. Shaun Marsh, would disagree with the saying. He made a good impression on both his ODI debut and Test debut, but finds himself out of reckoning in both the formats. Making his ODI debut after a successful IPL season, he acquitted himself well. He scored a…

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