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Pataudi absorbed pressure like no other: Laxman
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) He may be famous for his leadership skills and elegant batting but what the whole world may not know is that no batsman in the world has absorbed more pressure than cricket legend Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:34:04 PM

Weed out illegal bowling action from grassroots: Laxman
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Expressing concern over the proliferation of bowlers with suspect action, former India batsman V.V.S. Laxman Wednesday called for taking corrective steps at the grassroots level, and said there can be no compromise on the laws of the game.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:32:15 PM

Laxman bats for day-night Test cricket
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Amid a growing debate over the survival of Test cricket, Indian batting great V.V.S. Laxman Wednesday pitched for day-night Test matches, asserting that its novelty value would attract crowds without compromising the inherent core fabric of the longer version.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:26:16 PM

Gavaskar all-time best Indian batsman, says spin trio
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) The legendary spin trio of Bishan Singh Bedi, Erapalli Prasanna and Bhagwat Chandrasekhar Wednesday hailed Sunil Gavaskar as the best Indian batsman they have seen, but said the one they would love to pay and watch for his sheer artistry was Gundappa Viswanath.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:38:03 PM

Laxman salutes Tiger Pataudi's steely resolve
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Describing Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi as the "first superstar of Indian cricket", batting great V.V.S. Laxman Wednesday hailed the "Tiger's" steely resolve to overcome the loss of one eye and perform at the highest level.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:36:11 PM

Kerala Blasters, Mumbai City FC settle for 1-1 draw
Kochi, Nov 12 (IANS) Kerala Blaster FC and Mumbai City FC cancelled each other's goal-scoring threat out to settle for 0-0 draw in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:24:04 PM

We rise to the occasion during big events: Jayawardene
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) His side may have come a cropper in the ongoing One-Day International (ODI) series against India, but veteran Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene Wednesday exuded confidence of handling pressure and doing well in big events, including the 2015 World Cup.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:42:11 PM

ICC crackdown on illegal bowling 20 years late: Bishan Bedi
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Legendary Indian spinner Bishan Singh Bedi Wednesday said the International Cricket Council's (ICC) recent crackdown on illegal bowling action has come 20 years late.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:18:09 PM

Rohit Sharma could be our X-factor in World Cup: Kohli
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) In a bid to pep-up talented willower Rohit Sharma, Indian skipper Virat Kohli Wednesday said the Mumbaikar could turn out to be the team's X-factor in next year's World Cup, provided he is in form.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 7:08:03 PM

Gribble named HIL lead umpires manager
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Hockey India League (HIL) Wednesday appointed Craig Gribble as lead umpires manager for the third edition of the tournament to be held in January-February 2015.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 7:00:07 PM

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