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Shahid Afridi for his comments that Indians are "not as large-hearted as Pakistanis"
Mon Apr 4 20:09:42 2011

Former Pakistan skipper Aamir Sohail today slammed current captain Shahid Afridi for his comments that Indians are "not as large-hearted as Pakistanis", saying that the staement was "immaturish and untimely". Afridi had said after reaching home following Pakistan's semifinal exit from the World Cup that it would be very difficult for... Read More

Prince Charles will declare CWG open
Mon Sep 27 08:04:23 2010

Ending weeks of speculation over who will inaugurate the Commonwealth Games, the British royal family on Monday announced that Prince Charles will declare the event open instead of President Pratibha Patil.

After confusion grew over who will open the event among the two, Prince Charles’ office Clarence... Read More

Dhoni confounds his critics
Sun Sep 26 23:19:17 2010

Not sure about familiarity, but success breeds contempt. Throughout this tournament the critics seemed to be waiting for Chennai to stumble so they could have the chance to turn around and say, "Look I told you, these guys were plain lucky. Now they have been exposed". It's not so much an anti-team sentiment, but one against... Read More

Champions League Final : Dominant Chennai seal title
Sun Sep 26 23:13:17 2010

It was a reverse sweep that changed the entire complexion of the game. Davy Jacobs had started off imperiously and catapulted Warriors to 45 in the sixth over. Then R Ashwin got one to turn quickly towards the leg stump, Jacobs went for the reverse sweep, but was trapped in front. It's a shot that he had successfully played in the previous... Read More

More woes for CWG organisers, snake 'found' in Village
Sun Sep 26 07:16:59 2010

Just as things were beginning to look up for the crisis-hit Commonwealth Games, fresh criticism hit the Games Village with South African envoy in New Delhi claiming that a snake was found in one of the rooms even as four more top athletes today pulled out of the mega event. A snake was found in aroom in the residential towers, earmarked... Read More

Champions League : Stark differences in teams show up
Thu Sep 16 01:41:59 2010

Just to put things in perspective, a 97-run defeat in a Twenty20 match is equivalent to a 242 run defeat in a One Day International, if we take straight proportions. That is the margin by which Chennai thrashed Wayamba in what was the second league match for both teams. And both had identical and accentuated results.

Wayamba had... Read More

Indian hockey team may miss Commonwealth Games
Tue Aug 10 23:26:27 2010

New Delhi: India's field hockey teams on Tuesday faced the prospect of missing their own Commonwealth Games over a deadlock on who ran the sport in the country.

While the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has recognised Hockey India as the parent body, the sports ministry wants the revived Indian Hockey Federation (IHF)... Read More

Raina becomes ninth Indian to score century on debut
Thu Jul 29 00:41:30 2010

Suresh Raina became the ninth Indian batsman to score a hundred on a debut for India.Raina, who replaced Yuvraj Singh  in the team, drove a length ball outside the off stump straight past the bowler to complete the ton.He is 59th in the... Read More

Indian cricket captain Dhoni weds
Mon Jul 5 22:52:53 2010

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni married his girlfriend of two years at a resort hotel in the north of the country, newspapers reported on Monday.

Dhoni, often described as India's most eligible bachelor, exchanged vows with Sakshi Singh Rawat at a private ceremony outside the town of Dehra Dun late on Sunday.
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Broad and Strauss set up 2-0 lead
Fri Jun 25 01:12:46 2010

There was no Eoin Morgan-like standout this time, but England still cruised to a comfortable four-wicket win to take a 2-0 lead in the series. From Stuart Broad's three early wickets to an impressive Andrew Strauss half-century, to a coasting partnership from Paul Collingwood and Morgan to confirm the result, it was a... Read More

Catching up with Sam Bowie, draft bust turned racehorse owner
Wed Jun 23 23:09:14 2010

LostLettermen.com, the college sports site dedicated to former players, will regularly contribute "Where are they now?" stories to The Dagger. With the NBA draft drawing near, here's a look back at infamous draft bust... Read More

 
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