1. Cricket Quotes: Sunil Gavaskar, Ishant Sharma, Alastair Cook and Daryl Harper

    Sunil Gavaskar What he said: “Somebody should tell them nobody from Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool has come to scout talent here...

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  2. Chris Gayle, Indian Cricket Team and Anirudha Srikkanth

    Chris Gayle Chris Gayle, Chris Gayle, Chris Gayle. It’s all about the West Indian opening bat. Will he ever play for the Windies again? The solution to this riddle may lie with Caribbean Community (CARICOM) ...

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  3. Wimbledon 2011: Underwear, One-Way Streets and Central European Champions

    “Bjorn Loves John”— that’s what will be emblazoned on Bjorn Borg’s new line of underwear. Mac the Mouth disclosed that he has donned the Borg name under his pants for the past 10 years...

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  4. Wimbledon Finals 2011: Rafael Nadal and Finalists by the Numbers

    Two finals. Four finalists. Two have won Wimbledon before. Two have not. Three of the four are 25 or nearabout. The fourth is 21. The 25-year-olds have 15 majors between them...

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  5. Wimbledon 2011: Grassed by Their Replies

    You enjoy watching them play, they're demi-gods out there...on court. Then you hear them at the press conference, in their interviews. And the impression you come away with is the tiredness, the sameness of it all for the players...

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  6. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Makes Roger Federer Look Ungainly in Thrilling Comeback

    Let’s ask the question: Did Roger Federer lose or did Jo-Wilfried Tsonga win? It was, perhaps, a bit of both. For the first two sets, it seemed as though it was to be yet another cakewalk for the Swiss...

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  7. Maria Sharapova Overwhelming Favourite,Sabin Lisicki Immediate Threat

    Has women’s tennis turned the Williams corner? The quarterfinals dawned with not a Williams in sight. No Serena, No Venus. Yes, they had both returned from injury...

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  8. Quote Misquote: Hoggard, Swann, Gavaskar, Geeves, Hugh Grant

    Matthew Hoggard What he said: “The best way I can explain how I felt in New Zealand is to liken it to when you are a small child and you cannot get your own way...

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  9. International Cricket: ICC's CEC Caves in to BCCI Pressure on DRS

    The BCCI may have won, but cricket is the loser. The ICC Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC) gave its approval to a watered down version of the Decision Review System (DRS)...

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  10. Cricketing Talk: Dhoni, Scott Styris, Jayasuriya, Ross Taylor and John McEnroe

    What he said: “If the correct decisions were made, the game would have finished much earlier and I would have been in the hotel by now...

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  11. Quote Misquote: Maria Sharapova, Ryan Harrison, John McEnroe, Etc.

    What she said: "I don’t have any regrets about being 24." Maria Sharapova is enjoying her status as one of the elder stateswomen on the WTA tour...

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  12. Lalit Modi, BCCI and ICL: Why Did Modi Reveal All?

    If it had not been the BCCI that first linked him to the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL), his recent disclosures about the Indian Cricket League (ICL) could have been construed as yet another attempt by Lalit Modi to turn the spotlight back on him...

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  13. Cricket Is a Funny Game Indeed: Sample Some Quotes

    What he said: “It was another great innings today. He’s a pain in the backside, to be honest...

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  14. Wimbledon 2011: Maria Sharapova Favored To Clinch Her Fourth Major

    Wimbledon, the Williams and Caroline Wozniacki. The trio of Ws coming together could generate more than enough hype and hoopla to keep sports writers busy for the next 14 days...

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  15. Wimbledon 2011: 9 Serious Contenders in Men's Draw; Milos Raonic a Dark Horse

    It is the Sunday before Wimbledon. Yet you and I can envision more than a few storylines that could unfold over the two weeks on the grassy courts at the All-England Championships...

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  16. India Cricket: Ten Reasons Why the BCCI Opposes DRS

    Ten reasons why the BCCI steadfastly refuses to utilize the Decision Review System (DRS) in bilateral series involving India: 10) BCCI honchos believe DRS stands for Debatable Review System...

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  17. Quote Martial: Cricket's Finest Sound off

    What he said: “I can categorically say we won’t be paying Chris Gayle one quarter of our salary to come and play...

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  18. West Indies Cricket: Is Chris Gayle Mascot for Free Agents Everywhere?

    What will Chris Gayle do? What can he do? The West Indian bat is not forgiven by the West Indian Cricket Board (WICB)...

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  19. Cricket Chatter: Graeme Swann, Zaheer Khan, Andy Roberts and Anthony Martin

    What he said: “If there is an uglier top three in the world I don’t know of it.” Graeme Swann believes that Andrew Strauss, Alistair Cook and Jonathan Trott ...

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  20. Cricket: Mamparas, "hee for Chasey" and Natural Replacements

    Cricket lovers have Graeme Smith to thank for enriching their vocabulary last weekend. The South African Test skipper was “ Mampara Of the Week ”, as selected by the nation’s leading daily, The Sunday Times...

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  21. Cricket Voices: Stephen Smith, Graeme Swann, Simon Katich, Andrew Strauss

    What he said: “If he’s not in the top 25 Australian cricketers—and I can’t find one better opener than him on that list, let alone two—then I’ll go hee for chasey...

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  22. Cricket's They Said It: Simon Kaitch, Paul Valthaty, Imran Khan Etc

    What he said: “If you pay peanuts you get monkeys.” Simon Katich makes no bones enunciating his displeasure at Cricket Australia’s selection policies in a press conference outlining his future plans...

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  23. Indian Cricket and NBA: Iffy Truths Featuring Baba Ramdev and Barack Obama

    If the Indian cricket team had selected Baba Ramdev as the team physio, then the men in blue could have been as flexible,lithe and supple on the field as the sadhu himself...

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  24. Byting Talk: Greg Rusedski, Li Na, Schiavone, Federer and Djokovic

    What he said: "You are talking a 0.5% improvement." Greg Rusedski is confident that Andy Murray has the ability to win Wimbledon. What he really meant: “It’s the small things that matter...

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  25. Wimbledon 2011: Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal, Interloper Novak Djokovic

    Just one Grand Slam final in over two years between the giants that straddle the men’s circuit. Yet fans and critics alike are terming it a revival of the Fedal rivalry...

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