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Dhananjay Devasper

(Dhananjay Devasper is an "IT guy" by profession and a sports fanatic at heart. He has an unbridled passion for sports and Indian achievements in sport. Extremely opinionated, he attempts offering perspectives around sports which are simple to understand and easy to relate with)

MS Dhoni's gamble backfires on India

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September 8, 2014, 2:20 am

A total of 81 runs came off the last five overs and England propelled towards a good total.

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India enjoy an emphatic victory — just like the first Test

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August 30, 2014, 4:00 am

New Director of the Indian team, Ravi Shastri, would have reasons to smile.

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MS Dhoni could pay the price for India's dismal show

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February 18, 2014, 10:30 am

It may be the time to look for another leader in Tests as Dhoni has been uninspiring overseas.

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IPL fixing scandal can destroy a few high-profile names

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February 11, 2014, 4:28 pm

Indian cricket is heading towards its darkest period as the closet doors open up.

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Sachin Tendulkar’s 200th Test: 5 Moments that stood out Sachin Retirement Articles

Sachin Tendulkar’s 200th Test: 5 Moments that stood out

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November 18, 2013, 11:16 am

Sachin Tendulkar’s 200th and final Test had all the elements of a Bollywood potboiler. The event had captured the imagination of every cricket fan in India. And true to its billing, the Test match played at the Wankhede Stadium had a bit of everything.

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Sachin Tendulkar should not allow BCCI or N Srinivasan the pleasure of dictating when he retires

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October 1, 2013, 10:13 am

Records have always been an integral part of Sachin Tendulkar’s glorious career. So much so, that the general perception exists, that the man plays only for records. One can do that for a brief period of time in one’s career, but to consistently maintain that attitude for over two decades is another matter altogether.

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Sachin Tendulkar’s 200th Test Match and the shenanigans around it

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September 2, 2013, 3:21 pm

The BCCI seems to believe that it is perfectly fine to behave in the most ungentlemanly manner while running "The Gentleman’s Game" in India.

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MS Dhoni rescues India yet another time, but for how long?

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July 12, 2013, 1:52 pm

Another India-Sri Lanka contest, another final in which these teams meet and yet another Indian victory which has sent the Indian fans into raptures. For die-hard Mahendra Singh Dhoni fans, it was a cause for double celebrations. But one has to question the timing of many things in the entire tri-series.

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A poor show in the ongoing tri-series will revive the “there is no alternative to Dhoni” argument

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July 5, 2013, 11:03 am

The initial matches in the ongoing tri-series in the Caribbean have brought about a few facts. First and foremost, this is one of those series where even the most die-hard cricket fan will find it difficult to follow. The timing of the series is poor, and the time zone difference does not do any favours to office goers in the subcontinent.

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Lady Luck by his side, Shikhar Dhawan emerges as ICC Champions Trophy 2013’s most outstanding batsman

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June 24, 2013, 1:13 pm

If one has to pick a single star in India’s ICC Champions Trophy 2013 campaign, the popular choice could well be the flamboyant Shikhar Dhawan. His purple patch was key to India’s successful campaign. In the entire tournament he had only one score below 50 (48 at that), not counting the curtailed 20-over final.

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ICC Champions Trophy 2013: India’s performances make them overwhelming favourites

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June 18, 2013, 9:18 am

Indian cricket was in a siege when Mahendra Singh Dhoni arrived in England. The team built a protective wall around itself to insulate itself from the negativity arising out of the spot-fixing and betting issues in the Indian Premier League (IPL).  But adversity brings out the best in champions and India have unmistakably shown that quality thus far in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy 2013.

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Uncanny similarities between the 2010 and 2013 IPL finals between CSK and Mumbai Indians Moments in history

Uncanny similarities between the 2010 and 2013 IPL finals between CSK and Mumbai Indians

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May 28, 2013, 5:30 pm

There was an escapable sense of deja vu watching the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Mumbai Indians (MI) Indian Premier League (IPL) final on Sunday.

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It’s probably time to cut short the Infinitely Prolonged League (IPL)

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April 30, 2013, 10:37 am

We are halfway into the Indian Premier League (IPL) and people are already asking how much longer before the play-offs. For a tournament of its kind, the IPL has yawn-inducing schedules. It spans almost two months on the cricketing calendar; it takes an eternity before the play-offs are decided.

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‘Sir’ Ravindra Jadeja: The Rajnikanth of the cricketing world is now an internet phenomenon

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April 17, 2013, 12:07 pm

Ravindra Jadeja is certainly unique in the cricketing world. For someone who was purchased by the Chennai Super Kings at an astronomical $ 2 million, he has flattered to deceive on most occasions.

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4-0 whitewash of Australia: Chennai Super Kings ‘ku whistle podu’ Humour

4-0 whitewash of Australia: Chennai Super Kings ‘ku whistle podu’

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March 27, 2013, 11:10 am

After India beat Australia comprehensively in the Delhi Test, the fireworks began in the heartland of Chennai  with boisterous celebrations in the Chennai Super Kings camp. The mood was buoyant and leading the pack with a big smile was none other than the owner of the Chennai Super Kings, N Srinivasan himself.

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West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 20, 2014 (14:30 IST)   at Kolkata

Pakistan vs Australia in UAE, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 (11:30 IST)   at Dubai

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 (19:00 IST)   at Cuttack

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Oct 25, 2014 (09:30 IST)   at Dhaka

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 27, 2014 (03:00 IST)   at Hamilton

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South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 24, 2014  at Mount Maunganui

South Africa won by 72 runs

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 21, 2014  at Mount Maunganui

South Africa won by 6 wkts

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 17, 2014  at Dharamsala

India won by 59 runs

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 14, 2014  at Visakhapatnam

Match cancelled

Pakistan vs Australia in UAE, 2014

Oct 12, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Australia won by 1 run

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