1. Poonam Pandey, Cheer Queens and Supermodels (Humour)

    That Poonam Pandey enjoys flirting with danger was well evident in her offer to do the Full Monty if Team India won the World Cup...

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  2. Tennis Bytes: Wozniacki, Azarenka Triumph and Sweeting, Andujar Win First Titles

    Even as the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters took off on Sunday, the 10th of April, 2011, there was more tennis happening across the world...

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  3. IPL Has More Than Enough Gas To Cover the Fourth Stage

    IPL4 began with a bang much like the inaugural IPL. The game between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkatta Knight Riders was a humdinger. A last-ball finish was a perfect ending to a cliff-hanger...

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  4. Anirudha Srikkanth Makes His Mark Against KKR in IPL4 Opener

    Once upon a star, a star is born. Is Anirudha Srikkanth is a star in the making? In the first game of IPL4, the young dasher gave spectators a glimpse of his talent. He has a cool head and a great temperament...

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  5. Insuring World Cup Events and IPL Players, at a Price: From Sachin to Gambhir

    Almost all top guns in the IPL have been insured by their respective teams, ranging from Sachin Tendulkar (Rs. 44.97 crores) to Gautam Gambhir (Rs. 11.64 crores)...

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  6. Poonam Pandey: 10 Things She Did Not Do on Saturday, April 2nd 2011 (Humour)

    10 things that Ms. Poonam Pandey did not do on Saturday, April 2nd 2011 (in no particular order) : Kiss the cup and hug teammates deliriously in front of an adoring crowd. Strip, as promised...

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  7. IPL Franchisees Come Under ICAI Scanner: Big Trouble Brewing

    There’s more trouble brewing for the BCCI ’s cash-cow, the Indian Premier League (IPL). The IPL has been mired in controversies over the past year...

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  8. Cricket World Cup 2011:Team India Are Champions of the World

    “We are the champions - my friends And we'll keep on fighting Till the end We are the champions We are the champions No time for losers 'Cause we are the champions of the ...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about almost 4 years ago 4,284 reads 4 comments

  9. Cricket World Cup: Poonam Pandey Riding Piggyback on Team India?

    One thing’s for certain. We all know who Poonam Pandey is—now. She’s that little known Kingfisher model who promised to strip nude if Team India won the World Cup...

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  10. Cricket World Cup 2011: Afterthoughts on the India-Pakistan Semi-Final

    The much awaited, much hyped, Mother Of All Games, between the sub-continental giants, India and Pakistan, is finally behind us. India won, Pakistan lost. Indian fans will celebrate...

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  11. Ricky Ponting: Will You Miss Me, Cricket Australia? (Humour)

    Ricky Ponting finally gave in. Hordes of critics baying for his blood would not be denied. The World Cup loss to India, in the quarters, was the final straw...

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  12. Cricket World Cup 2011:Thoughts Before the World Cup Semifinals

    A few thoughts before the World Cup semi-finals: The high-octane clash between the two South East Asian neighbours—India and Pakistan—is the most eagerly awaited game of this tournament...

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  13. CWC 2011: Indo-Pak Semifinal at Mohali Sets the Stage for Cricket Diplomacy

    Cricket diplomacy is back. An Indo-Pak semifinal in a World Cup is a momentous occasion. It warrants an attempt to bring the two nations closer...

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  14. Cricket World Cup 2011:Has Yuvraj Singh Turned the Corner, at Last?

    When I think of Yuvraj Singh , I recall his unbeaten 84 in just his second one-dayer against the mighty Australians facing quality fast-bowling in the form of Glenn McGrath, Jason Gillespie and Brett Lee...

    Linus Fernandes Written by Linus Fernandes about almost 4 years ago 1,225 reads 4 comments

  15. Murali Kartik Could Have Made a Difference to India's World Cup Campaign?

    For Indian cricket fans who prefer to catch World Cup updates on the telly rather than on the internet, there exists one show that differentiates itself from the rest...

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  16. Cricket World Cup 2011: India Versus Australia, Time for Payback?

    Two days to go until the India-Australia quarterfinal at Motera, Ahmedabad and the Indian media has already begun to hype the meeting as an opportunity for the men in blue to wreak revenge on their counterparts in yellow...

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  17. Saina Nehwal, Somdev Devvarman, Sania Mirza, Yuki Bhambri Celebrate Indian Sport

    There was much to celebrate last weekend for Indian sport. Cricket The Indian team ensured that they finished their group matches on a high, relegating the Windies to fourth place in Group B...

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  18. Harbhajan Singh and Reebok Bowl a Teesra: Dhoni Pulled Up

    Harbhajan Singh and Reebok have discovered the Teesra. In a viral video doing the rounds on YouTube, the off-spinner demonstrates a ball that stops and reverses back to the bowler...

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  19. Cricket World Cup: Will the Chickens Come Home to Roost for India Fans?

    Team India have played five games in the ICC ODI World Cup 2011. They have won three games, tied one and lost one. The three victories have come against weaker teams like Ireland, Bangladesh and the Netherlands...

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  20. CWC 2011: Team India, Why Wait to Take the Batting Power Play?

    The batting powerplay—is it a boon or a bane? Teams have benefited and teams have suffered in this crucial period of the innings. There are two schools of thought as to when the batting power play should be taken...

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  21. ICC World Cup 2011: Sachin Tendulkar Makes It Hard for the Team

    Some random thoughts on India’s mesmerising loss to South Africa on a Saturday evening: The word is mesmerising because that’s exactly what it was...

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  22. ICC World Cup 2011: Does Batting Second Make Sense?

    Woes with the bowling attack have led to critics lending suggestions as to how the men in blue can overcome their travails. There is, however, no need to make a mountain of a molehill...

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  23. ICC World Cup 2011: Real World Cup Begins for India

    The Indian cricket team laboured its way to a facile victory over the Netherlands at the Ferozeshah Kotla on the 9th of March, 2011. It was Ash Wednesday; the men in blue seemed to be aware of this...

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  24. Somdev Devvarman's Brave Fight in Vain: India Lose 1-4 To Serbia

    If there were any doubts that Somdev Devvarman is the rightful inheritor to Leander Paes’ mantle in the Davis Cup , they were put to rest by his stellar display at Novi Sad against defending champions Serbia...

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  25. Cricket World Cup 2011: Irish Luck and DRS Howlers

    The Irish rode their luck the other night, throwing a spanner into England’s attempt to progress to the quarterfinals...

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