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Axar Patel is all set to make an impact on India’s playing eleven at the world cup. HIs father and coach feel he is a natural

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will travel to Sydney with team

Despite his retirement from Test cricket, M.S. Dhoni will travel with the team to Sydney, the venue of the final Test, according to Arshad Ayub, the manager of the Indian team.

Lokesh Rahul’s family eager to see him bat on debut

K.L. Rahul (right) was handed the Test cap by skipper M.S. Dhoni on Friday.

It was a tale of two debutants on the first day of the Boxing Day Test in Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.

Abbott must play first test: Mehrab Hossain

Sean Abbott

Former Bangladesh opener Mehrab Hossain believes that Sean Abbott “must be included” in the Australia team to play the first Test against India, commencing in Adelaide on Tuesday.

Yuvraj Singh will fight on, says mother shabnam

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh’s mother Shabnam Singh never expected that her son — hero of the 2011 World Cup will miss out on a place in the list of probables for the 2015 edition.

Did IPL COO Sundar Raman exchange 350 phone calls with bookies?

IPL COO Sundar Raman is alleged to have exchanged 350 phone calls with bookies in one IPL season, said sources.Photo: BCCI/ File

Sundar Raman, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was alleged to have exchanged 350 phone calls with bookies in one IPL season, according to sources.

New twist to hotel incident

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SRI Lankan board didn’t co-operate in IPL probe

The Mudgal panel found it impossible to get to the bottom of the incident involving a leading Indian batsman who was allegedly in the company of a girl during the Sri Lanka tour in 2010.

Is CSK’s Suresh Raina the Individual 3?

The index of the 25-page Mudgal probe report refers to four individuals. Gurunath Meiyappan is mentioned as individual No. 1, Raj Kundra No. 11, Sundar Raman No. 12 and N. Srinivasan No. 13.

Gurdeep 2nd youngest to play ODI

When war-torn Afghanistan made history by making it to the World Cup for the first time with a victory over Kenya, a player from opponents’ line-up quietly became the second youngest player to compete in ODI. Opener Gurdeep Singh, at 15 years and 258 days, followed in the footsteps of Sachin Tendulkar, Shahid Afridi and Aaqib Javed at Sharjah last Friday.

Listening to Suresh Prabhu presenting the Railway Budget, I wondered whether he was really promising to bring back the halcyon days of luxury on the rails. But no, he can’t and won’t.

There always comes a time when you have to heed Jesus who said: “Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s.” So this time I will render unto the finance m