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By Soubhik Mukherjee
News of Shikhar Dhawan being chosen as one of five Wisden Cricketers for the 2013-14 season went completely under the radar. The honour came on the back of his stellar performances in his breakout year as he scored 1,162 runs in 26 ODIs at an average of 50.52. This included 363 runs in five ODIs at an average of 90.75 during India’s successful Champions Trophy campaign.How his return to...
Working committee to meet on Oct 21   20 October, 2014
The BCCI's all-powerful Working Committee will meet in Hyderabad on October 21 to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tour and claim damages for the Caribbean team's pull out of the India tour because of the pay dispute with the Board. Before the Working Committee assembles, the governing council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will have a meeting where the issue...
Atletico manager criticises scheduling   20 October, 2014
The scheduling of the Indian Super League drew the ire of Atletico de Kolkata marquee manager Antonio Habas after his side finished 1-1 with Delhi Dynamos.Habas said his charges were tired after turning out in three matches over the past eight days.Atletico de Kolkata played the tournament opener against Mumbai FC on last Sunday and then travelled to Guwahati to face NorthEast United FC on...
Virat, Bhuvi move up in ICC rankings   20 October, 2014
India's Virat Kohli moved up to the second spot in the batting chart while Bhuvneshwar Kumar earned his maiden entry into the top 10 bowler's list, following their 2-1 One-Day International (ODI) series win over West Indies, in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings released on Monday.Kohli benefited in the rankings following his contribution of 191 runs in the series,...
NorthEast United, Goa play out a draw   20 October, 2014
Hosts NorthEast United FC and FC Goa played out a 1-1 draw in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati.With the draw, NorthEast United FC rose to second spot in the standings with four points from three matches while FC Goa was sixth with one point after two matches.FC Goa went ahead in the 17th minute through defender Gregory but the NorthEast side came back on...
India retains Sultan of Johor Cup title   20 October, 2014
Delhi Dynamos, Kolkata share points   19 October, 2014
Li Na denies tennis comeback   19 October, 2014
Moritz' hat-trick helps Mumbai thrash Pune   19 October, 2014
Moyes mulling return to management   18 October, 2014
'Yuvi, Viru won't feature in 2015 WC'   18 October, 2014
Was left with no option, says WICB   18 October, 2014
Kohli century paves way for India's win   18 October, 2014
BCCI to review West Indies players' participation in IPL   17 October, 2014
KCA officials quizzed over reports of payment to WI   18 October, 2014
BCCI has suffered huge losses: Patel   18 October, 2014
India to take on Lanka after WI pull-out   17 October, 2014
WI pulls out of tour, BCCI shocked   17 October, 2014
Kohli ton propels India to 330/6   17 October, 2014
CA extends coach Lehmann's contract   17 October, 2014
Second win for Atletico de Kolkata   17 October, 2014
Blatter not serving football anymore: Platini   17 October, 2014
Cairns given perjury trial date   17 October, 2014
Swann denies Gooch's 'criminal' charge   16 October, 2014
European clubs worried about Ebola virus   16 October, 2014
'Questioning Qatar's right to host 2022 WC premature'   16 October, 2014
Ajmal practises with revamped action   16 October, 2014
Chennaiyin FC register first away win   16 October, 2014
Qualifier postponed by a day due to rain   27 May, 2014
Victory signs   11 October, 2014
August company   11 October, 2014
Taboo around menstruation needs to be broken: Kom   16 October, 2014
135-member para Asiad contingent cleared   15 October, 2014
Shiv Kapur qualifies for US Open   27 May, 2014
Grassroots, not ISL, should be the focus: Valcke   15 October, 2014
We need to look in the mirror: Duminy   26 May, 2014
Huge turnout for ISL matches surprises Holding   15 October, 2014
Gooch rubbishes KP's allegations   15 October, 2014
Delhi, Pune play out drab draw   15 October, 2014
ISL will answer critics soon: AIFF Director   14 October, 2014
Van Gaal has massive task: Scholes   22 May, 2014
Injured Mumbai skipper Nabi out for 3 weeks   14 October, 2014
IPL snub to Pak players dented India's image: Afridi   24 May, 2014
NorthEast United starts with nervy win   14 October, 2014
Kolkata trounces Mumbai in ISL opener   13 October, 2014
ISL takes off with a glitzy ceremony   13 October, 2014
Renewed hope for Indian football   11 October, 2014
F1 to make changes after Bianchi crash   11 October, 2014
India's growth depends on players' mentality: Zico   10 October, 2014
Hinds refuses to resign as WIPA prez   10 October, 2014
Strauss laments 'madness' of Pietersen fall-out   10 October, 2014
F1 drivers to dedicate Russia race to Bianchi   09 October, 2014
Hrithik joins FC Pune City as co-owner   09 October, 2014
Pietersen blames Flower for 'choking' Eng   09 October, 2014
Bowl within rules, Murali urges bowlers   08 October, 2014
Footballers to get insurance in ISL   08 October, 2014
Bianchi 'critical but stable'   08 October, 2014
Document surfaces outlining Pietersen's misbehaviour   08 October, 2014
'I was naive, stupid but not a villain'   07 October, 2014
'Bullying' hurt England, says Pietersen   06 October, 2014
Dhoni to co-own Chennaiyin FC   06 October, 2014
World Cup unfair protest target: FIFA   13 May, 2014
F1 fraternity praying for Bianchi   06 October, 2014
Ferdinand to leave Manchester United   13 May, 2014
KomBack & setback   04 October, 2014
Paes denies allegations by wife Rhea   12 May, 2014
Goldfinger   27 September, 2014
Slippery shine   27 September, 2014
Cole quits England after World Cup axe   12 May, 2014
Federer to lead Indian franchise of IPTL   22 September, 2014
Going for glory   18 September, 2014
'Federations have a hand-to-mouth existence'   18 September, 2014
Evolution of a revolution?   13 September, 2014
HI recommends 4 players for Arjuna Award   08 May, 2014
Target practice   13 September, 2014
Crisis of talent in Indian boxing: Qamar   08 May, 2014
Raring to go   30 August, 2014
Sethi, Miandad engaged in war of words   07 May, 2014
Aiming for the big O   23 August, 2014
IOA serious about hosting 2019 ASIAD   06 May, 2014
Fair play   16 August, 2014
Sports bar   04 August, 2014
Fast forward   26 July, 2014
Relay medals in jeopardy after Gay's ban   05 May, 2014
Murray ponders hiring McEnroe as coach   05 May, 2014
Tyson Gay returns Olympic medal   03 May, 2014
Marsh named chief Australia selector   02 May, 2014
SC reserves order on setting up probe panel   29 April, 2014
Moin named Pak team manager, chief selector   22 April, 2014
Disillusioned with WC meeting: Manohar   21 April, 2014
Anti-Srini faction opposes Shastri's inclusion   21 April, 2014
BCCI should probe IPL fixing scandal: SC   16 April, 2014
IOA forms ad-hoc panel to run boxing   03 April, 2014
Sports Ministry derecognises IABF   01 April, 2014
Speed up 2016 planning: IOC tells Brazil   22 March, 2014
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