DESCRIBING SACHIN TENDULKAR as his role model, India ODI cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said that iconic batsman's humility and passion for the game was an inspiration for him and others.
TENNIS STAR SANIA MIRZA was conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- the country's highest sporting honour -- while shooting sensation was among the Arjuna award recipients in a glittering ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, as reported by PTI.
HARBHAJAN SINGH's lackluster performance in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka has put him under pressure and former India tweaker Venkatapathi Raju feels the veteran off-spinner's poor form is the result of trying "too hard" to prove his worth on comeback.
ROHIT SHARMA'S LIFE has had an eventful 24 hours - from being nominated for the Arjuna award to his dismal batting performance in Sri Lanka.
The members of the IPL Working Group on Wednesday met Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Jay Mehta and CEO Venky Mysore while former skipper Anil Kumble joined the meeting via video conferencing in his personal capacity.
Appreciating speedster Lasith Malinga, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said the Sri Lankan is a world-class bowler and that it was a fantastic experience to play with him in the Indian Premier League.
BOLLYWOOD SUPERSTAR Shah Rukh Khan on Monday thanked the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for showing "graciousness" in lifting the ban imposed three years ago on him from entering the Wankhede Stadium here.
THE ICC CHIEF EXECUTIVE David Richardson today warned that the growing popularity of the domestic Twenty20 leagues like the IPL, Big Bash and CPL are threatening the survival of bilateral series with the exception of Ashes and big-ticket tours involving India.
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