1. Shane Warne's IPL Blows in the Wind: Smoke Gets in Our Eyes

    It was all going swimmingly well for Shane Warne until it all went terribly wrong. The Royals began IPL 2011 reminding supporters of 2008 glory. Then, "Dame" Elizabeth Hurley flew in from London to join the champion bowler...

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  2. Gautam Gambhir To Skipper Indian Cricket Team for West Indies ODIs

    A point of similarity between Gabriela Pasqualotto and Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Until today, the two had been content to play a game of, “Maybe I will, maybe I won’t...

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  3. Recap and Implications of International Cricket Council's Recommendations

    Cricket Ireland will welcome the recommendations made by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday, the 11th of May, 2011. Associate teams will be allowed to participate in the 2015 World Cup through a qualifying process...

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  4. Adam Gilchrist, Paul Collingwood, Tillakaratne Dilshan & Others: Talking It out

    What he said: “He’s come of age I think, and I have just aged. I have never been hit on my head before. “ Adam Gilchrist reacts to being hit on the side of the head by a Lasith Malinga bouncer...

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  5. IPL: Preity Zinta,Gabriella Pasqualotto and Saurav Ganguly

    Preity Zinta’s pep talk before the big game against Mumbai Indians worked wonders for Kings XI Punjab. The Mohali home-boys trashed their opponents sending them crashing to only their third loss this season...

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  6. IPL, more random thoughts: Virender Sehwag, Lasith Malinga and Sreesanth

    More random thoughts on the IPL: The debate of ‘club over country’ should be put to rest , at least when it comes to Indian players...

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  7. IPL Random Thoughts: Chris Gayle and Saurav Ganguly

    Random thoughts on cricketing happenings last week: The Sri Lanka Premier League, in my opinion, has a couple of advantages over the IPL. It will have just seven teams. It will last only 18 days...

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  8. Novak Djokovic Discovers His Clay Legs in Madrid Against Rafael Nadal

    Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 7-5, 6-4 at the Madrid Masters on May 8, 2011. Was it expected? Yes and no. Yes, because Nole is on an unbeaten streak, second only to McEnroe’s 42 in 1984...

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  9. Cricket Weekend Diary: Shivnarine Chanderpaul, English Triumvirate, Gayle Storms

    6th May 2011 Shivnarine Chanderpaul straight-batted the West Indian Cricket Board (WICB) once more with his straight talk...

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  10. Shane Warne:10 Labours on His to-Do List, Post IPL 2011 (Humour)

    10 things that Shane Warne can do once he retires from the IPL: Marry Elizabeth Hurley. Coach or mentor the Rajasthan Royals (But, of course). Commentate (Obviously)...

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  11. Smart Talk: Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Ian Chappell, Gautam Gambhir (Humor)

    What he said: "Been called into meetings everyday, or every other day, spending hours answering questions. You never leave a meeting until they get whatever answer they want...

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  12. Cricket Diary : Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Hashan Tillakaratne and Saurav Ganguly

    2nd May, 2011 Shivnarine Chanderpaul continues to raise a ruckus about his axing from the West Indian side...

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  13. Talking Heads: Yuvraj Singh, Gary Player, Sunil Gavaskar and David Lloyd

    What he said : “Now we are in such a situation where another loss would mean that we are out of the competition. Not a great feeling...

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  14. Aussie Cricket: Ricky Ponting's the Next Scott Draper (Humour)

    Ricky Ponting has decided to take up professional golf. Seriously. According to the Herald Sun , Ponting may be granted a sponsorship exemption to a major tournament in Melbourne...

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  15. Cricket Verse: From the English to the Lankans, 'Come as You Are' (Humour)

    David Lloyd, in the Independent, remarked thus : “England’s first series since the Ashes euphoria of four months ago may feel more like a ‘come as you are’ street party than a suited-and-booted city pageant...

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  16. Weekend Cricket Diary: Chanderpaul,Pataudi and the IPL

    29th April, 2011: WICB chief Ernest Hilaire’s comments about the West Indian team hit a raw nerve— Shivnarine Chanderpaul ’s...

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  17. Cricket: Should the ICC Listen to Michael Holding's 'Doosra' Complaint?

    Fast bowling legend Michael Holding set the cat among the pigeons with his comments regarding the legality of the "doosra" during the second ODI between Pakistan and West Indies at St...

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  18. Cricket Quotes: Shane Warne,Yuvraj Singh,AB De Villiers and Others

    What he said: “I wanted to jump on MS and keep jumping on him” Yuvraj Singh on his celebrations with Dhoni on winning the World Cup. What he meant: “I was overjoyed...

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  19. IPL: Comedy, Tragedy, Numbers and Ishant Sharma

    I can’t fathom what’s more comic or tragic—depending on your perspective. Saurav Ganguly fans, who keep hoping for some miracle that will enable their hero to participate in the IPL this year...

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  20. Tennis Bytes: Barcelona, Julia Goerges and 2-Year Rankings

    You think that maybe he’s vulnerable, that maybe, just maybe, the challenge of Djokovic and the younger brigade is too much to push back; it’s just too much pressure ...

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  21. Kajol, Rani and Bipasha Aid SRK and KKR in the IPL (Humour)

    Shah Rukh Khan is at the end of his tether. Nothing—absolutely nothing—will convince Dada fans that SRK loves Sourav Ganguly (and Bengalis), and that’s why he let him go...

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  22. Indian Cricket: Random Thoughts on the IPL and Beyond

    The Ducksworth-Lewis method of calculating second-innings totals has come under the scanner. Mahela Jayawardene and Stephen Fleming criticised the system as being ‘unfair’ and not really suited to T20 cricket...

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  23. Winds of Change: Golfing Off, IPL , Skirts and Rafael Nadal

    “The future’s in the air I can feel it everywhere Blowing with the wind of change” Lines from the Scorpions’ ‘ Winds Of Change’ come to mind ...

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  24. IPL 2011: Of Paul Valthaty, Preity Zinta and Professionalism

    Who is Paul Valthaty? Who is this guy, who appears out of nowhere, and single-handedly takes the reigning IPL champions, the Chennai Super Kings , to the cleaners? Sure, 188 ought to have been good enough—a match-winning total...

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  25. Cricket: Aakash Chopra and Shashi Tharoor Voice Their Opinions

    Browsing cricketing articles can be a source of joy, especially when the writer knows what he’s talking about. Aakash Chopra is one among few ex-cricketers who dons his thinking cap before typing words into his posts...

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