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05-02-2022

Captain Courageous

There are captains on the cricket field, and then there are leaders. Virat Kohli is a leader. And the superman batter’s resignation from Test captaincy will not impair the side that bloomed under him.

Briefing

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Magazine

Akash Kumar keen to win Olympic medal to fulfill mother’s dream

“I am happy that I won the medal for the country but at the same time, I am sad because if I could have shown this to her and put it around her neck
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Magazine

Mandar Rao Dessai: ‘We are there for the youngsters’

“I think all payers are helpful to each other and that in turn helps the young players to get motivated, to perform well — not only on the pitch,
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Magazine

HP's Vijay Hazare triumph a just reward for years of hard work

“We are now confident of beating any team on the circuit,” avers Himachal Pradesh captain Rishi Dhawan. This confidence is the best reward for HP
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Match Point: Grit and determination of a shuttler

Be it writing for the media while playing for the country or being suspended and given a life ban by the then Badminton Association of India for writi
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Magazine

PKL: Newcomers share limelight; teams risk burnout

55 games down, PKL 8 has been one of the closest tournaments yet. Old stars and promising newcomers have taken turns to prove their mettle but do team
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Magazine

ISL roundup: Transfers and sackings galore

The Indian Super League finished its first half of the season, welcomed new players and saw several head coaches being shown the door. As the league e
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Cricket

Sai Kishore: Keeping ego aside and bowling for the team

The 25-year-old left-arm finger-spinner has played a stellar role in Tamil Nadu becoming the most dominant force in white-ball cricket in the past th
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Magazine

India Open: All’s well that ends well

The home fans are going to remember this edition of India Open for the two first-time Indian winners. Pushed firmly in the background was the huge ris
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Magazine

South Africa Tour Diary: Cricket in paradise

Newlands is among the great cricket venues in the world. From the ground, the sight of the Table Mountain can lift the spirit of the cricketers.
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Magazine

IND vs SA Test series: Faltering in the Final Frontier

India could blame its batters, but the bowlers cannot escape responsibility for the defeat in South Africa. Given the conditions, at least one of the
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Magazine

Virat Kohli: The captain of all captains

Virat Kohli has been the most successful Test skipper of India with 40 wins, and though he did not win the World Cup, the ODI numbers 
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Magazine

Gabba Test one year after: Natarajan recalls Brisbane thriller

"I have never been part of such a thrilling chase even in first-class cricket," recalls T. Natarajan, one of the heroes of India’s historic
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Football

Thomas Dennerby aspires to inspire women’s team for Asian Cup challenge

Thomas Dennerby, the Indian women’s senior national team coach, says the target is to reach the quarterfinals of the AFC Asian Cup.
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Football

AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: India dreams big, Japan bids for supremacy

While host India aims to reach the last eight, champion Japan will look to reaffirm its status as the continent’s best for the third successive time
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Cricket

What next for Pujara-Rahane as Kohli quits Test captaincy

The way the series took off with India finishing the first day at 272 for three, should have set the trend. The performance was so emphatic in the Cen

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