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IPL 2015 Team Review – Mumbai Indians

By – Arjun Prasad Two time champions league winners and one time IPL champions Mumbai Indians are up for review next. The costliest IPL outfit yet, Mumbai never back down from a high profile buy. Whether it was Sachin or Malinga or pollard, the big wigs shelled out all the ammo to make Mumbai the next big team in the ...

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IPL 2015 Team Review – Kolkata Knight Riders

Looking at the fanfare and the star power they possessed in the initial seasons of the IPL, the Kolkata Knight Riders looked like ‘the side’ indeed. But bottom half finishes in all three years made people think otherwise. Fast forwarding a couple of years and bringing you to the current scenario, the Knight Riders boast of 2 championship wins under ...

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IPL 2015 Team Review – Royal Challengers Bangalore

Next up, we look at a side that has shown a lot of promise in the past but failed to exceed expectations, the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Failing to cross the final hurdle on two occasions, the pride of Karnataka knows how it feels to play among the big boys. However, it is their ability to collapse at crucial junctures that ...

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IPL 2015 Team Review – Chennai Super Kings

The biggest sporting event of the calendar year is done for, but the excitement doesn’t seem to end there. Fast forward a couple of weeks and we find ourselves in the midst of perhaps the world’s most loved and watched cricketing event, the Indian premier League. The league has always gotten better by the years and this time too promises ...

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World Cup 2015: West Indies again on song in Packer-hit tourney

By Kushal Chakraborty When West Indies skipper Clive Lloyd grounded Geoffrey Boycott’s catch in the 1979 ICC World Cup final at Lord’s, there were some whispers that the mistake was deliberate as the English opener’s slow batting was helping the Caribbean cause. Even Lloyd’s teammate Vivian Richards later remarked it was "contrived", though the captain denied it. While the dropped ...

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ICC 2015 World Cup team preview – Australia

By Arjun Prasad It is finally time for the eleventh edition of the prestigious ICC cricket World Cup tournament and this time, we move from the turning tracks in Asia to the bouncy pitches of Australia and New Zealand. Speaking of the host country, Australia are by far the most accomplished side in the tournament notching up four World Cups ...

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