Arunabha Sengupta

Shane Warne — 40 Less Widely Known Facts

An eternal child of outrageous capers, often beyond justification, but always curiously lovable.

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Shane Warne: The Man Who Breathed Life Into The Dying Art Of Leg-Spin Bowling

Shane Warne, born September 13, 1969, resurrected the art of leg-spin bowling, adding substance, style and glamour to the most intriguing of cricketing crafts, writing a new chapter big enough to merit a dedicated volume. Arunabha Sengupta looks at the career, wickets and transgressions of this living headline of the world of cricket.

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World Cup 1983 final: How the magic unfolded at Lord’s to give India her greatest moment

As the championship unfolded, Kapil Dev’s "dark horses" turned out to be Derby winners as they galloped in style past the finishing line.

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World Cup 1983: Kapil Dev’s 175 not out masterminds The Great Indian Escape

Kapil Dev walked out at 9 for 4. It soon became 17 for 5, and then 78 for 7. What followed was an innings with few parallels.

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ICC World Cricket League: Far from the madding crowd

CricketCountry Historian Arunabha Sengupta visited the VRA cricket ground, Amstelveen, to take a look at the France-Norway contest in the ICC World Cricket League (Europe Region Division One) encounter.

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The D’s: Redoubtable names and some splendid cricketers with short careers

From the early era’s Joe Darling and Reggie Duff to the modern masters in Rahul Dravid and AB de Villiers, encompassing men ranging from Ted Dexter to Aravinda de Silva on the way.

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The WG Grace: a stylish Bristol pub, but bears little more than the Champion’s name

The WG Grace is a stylish, modern pub in Bristol, with every desirable feature and a favourite haunt of the students.

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Australian all-time XI, The Great War to The Packer War: Bradman’s lot and all that

Having completed the rather difficult task of sifting through the Pre-War greats, let us now turn to our second phase, from 1919 to the appearance of Packer.

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Australian all-time XI, pre-World War 1: Explosive batsmen, devastating bowlers, imposing moustaches

To make an insurmountable task easier, we have broken the history of Australian cricket into three different parts. Here is the XI for the Australian team stretching from the beginning of Test cricket in 1877 to the start of the First World War.

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New Zealand’s first victory over MCC

It was perhaps the last opportunity for the New Zealanders to be taken seriously as a cricketing power, and ensure a return of another MCC side anytime soon.

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New Zealand in Bangladesh, 2 Test Series, 2023

11/28/2023 • 09:00 IST

England in West Indies, 3 ODI Series, 2023

12/3/2023 • 23:00 IST

Ireland in Zimbabwe, 3 T20I Series, 2023

12/7/2023 • 21:30 IST

Ireland in Zimbabwe, 3 T20I Series, 2023

12/7/2023 • 16:30 IST

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