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5 Highest Run Scorers Batsmen in Asia Cup History

Asia Cup: Top 5 Highest Run Scorers Batsmen in…

The inaugural season of the Asia Cup was held in the year 1984. The Asia Cup has completed its 14th season. In this article, we take a look at top 5 highest run scorers in Asia Cup history. Asia Cup is a very important tournament for Asian nations as it acts as a preparatory tournament for the World Cups. In every edition of the Asia Cup, we have seen some of the top-class batting performances from players from both bat and ball. In
Tendulkar donates 10 million rupees to help India battle COVID-19 surge

Tendulkar donates 10 million rupees to help India battle…

LONDON: India batting great Sachin Tendulkar has donated 10 million rupees (approximately US$135,000) to a fundraising campaign that is helping hospitals treating COVID-19 patients procure oxygen concentrators. Mission Oxygen, which describes itself as a non-for-profit, charitable initiative, said it has placed an order for 1,365 concentrators from China and thanked Tendulkar for his donation. "His donation of rupees 1 crore to Mission Oxygen in its endeavour to procure and provide life-saving oxygen concentrators to hospitals across the nation in this time of need
India cricket icon Tendulkar leaves hospital after being treated for COVID-19

India cricket icon Tendulkar leaves hospital after being treated…

MUMBAI: India cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar said on Thursday (Apr 8) that he has been released from hospital a week after he was admitted when he contracted COVID-19, but he will remain in isolation at home. Tendulkar, who turns 48 later this month, was previously quarantining at home after testing positive following mild symptoms. "I have just come home from the hospital and will remain isolated while continuing to rest and recuperate. I would like to thank everyone for all the good wishes
Sachin Tendulkar tests positive for COVID-19, quarantines himself at home

Sachin Tendulkar tests positive for COVID-19, quarantines himself at…

Former Indian cricketer and legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar has tested positive for COVID-19. Taking to social media, the Little Master informed that all other members at his home have returned a negative COVID result. "I have been testing myself and taking all the recommended precautions to ensure Covid is kept at bay. However, I've tested positive today following mild symptoms," Tendulkar said in a statement on Twitter. "All others at home have tested negative. I've quarantined myself at home and am following all
Yadav, Pandya good enough to play T20 World Cup, Tendulkar says

Yadav, Pandya good enough to play T20 World Cup,…

SILIGURI, India - Batting great Sachin Tendulkar is convinced Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan are good enough to be in the India squad when the nation hosts the Twenty20 World Cup later this year. Both the top-order batsmen made their India debut in the ongoing T20 series against England, with Kishan smashing an incendiary fifty in his first match. Yadav, who plays with Kishan for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League, had to wait until his second match to get a bat

‘This is exactly what Tendulkar used to do’: Sehwag…

A regular feature of Kohli's batting in his career has been the number of times he has remained unbeaten. In fact, in 81 T20I innings, the India captain has remained not out 22 times, which proves just how good he is. After a long time, Virat Kohli, the master of the chase was on display, batting in full throttle and guiding India home in the second T20I against England on Sunday. Kohli did what he does best – shepherd a chase in a

‘My mind was messed up’: Shaw reveals the advice…

Shaw played the first Test in Adelaide and played just 6 balls in the two innings he played. He was dropped from the playing XI as Shubman Gill replaced him. Shaw was criticised heavily for his technique. Prithvi Shaw had a miserable 2020 with the bat as he failed to capitalize on the chances provided to him. The 21-year-old batting sensation had to endure a below-par season in Indian Premier League 2020 for Delhi Capitals as coach Ricky Ponting highlighted the shortcomings in

Road Safety World Series: India announce star-studded squad, Sachin…

India Legends will play their first match against Bangladesh Legends on March 5 and Sri Lanka Legends start their campaign against West Indies Legends on March 6. Former India cricketers Yusuf Pathan, Naman Ojha and Vinay Kumar, all of whom recently announced their retirements, will feature in the India Legends team in the 'Road Safety World Series' starting here on March 5. Former Sri Lankan swashbuckling opener Sanath Jayasuriya, who is remembered for the vital role he played in the team's 1996 ODI
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To Err is Human: Bucknor Recalls Handing Tendulkar Wrong…

Former International Cricket Council (ICC) umpire Steve Bucknor recalled incidents involving former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and how he was adjudged erroneously out on two occasions. Bucknor spoke about the match at Gabba in 2003 when he adjudged Tendulkar out LBW but now agreed that the Jason Gillespie delivery was going over the wickets. He also recounted the incident when he thought Tendulkar had edged an Abdul Razzaq delivery into the hands of the wicket-keeper in 2005 at the iconic Eden Gardens. "Tendulkar

Use of wax, 2nd new ball after 50 overs:…

The International Cricket Council (ICC) have banned the usage of saliva to shine the ball as a precautionary measure for cricket to be played in the post-Covid-19 era. India legend Sachin Tendulkar and Australia bowling legend Brett Lee talked about the measures taken by the global cricket governing body and discussed how can cricket be kept more balanced and not let it tilt too much in the favour of batsmen. “It’s a tough call because it’s something which we have done during our
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Sachin Tendulkar turns hairstylist for son Arjun, video wows…

Barbershops and salons remain closed in most parts of India despite an easing of lockdown restrictions, which might explain why legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar played hairstylist for son Arjun. Taking to Instagram, the batsman showed off his skills with a comb and scissors, trimming his 20-year-old son’s hair with the help of “hair salon assistant” — daughter Sara. He used a trimmer to complete the hairstyle and the video got over 3 million views in less than 24 hours. Posting the video, the cricketer wrote,

AB de Villiers rates Sachin Tendulkar as a better…

Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers faced a tough time on Monday as his fans asked him to choose his favourite between Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Steve Smith. De Villiers, who plays under Kohli at Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore, said that Kohli is better than Smith when it comes to score big and win games all around the world. "It's difficult (to pick between Virat Kohli and Steve Smith). Virat is definitely the more natural ball striker. Smudge
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Sachin Tendulkar Talks About Desert Storm Match, Says ‘Decided…

Now every fan remembers Sachin Tendulkar’s of the desert storm match which remains fresh in the archives of our memories. The match between India and Australia, Coca Cola Cup 1998 was held at Sharjah was a massive desert storm stopped the play when Sachin Tendulkar was batting. During one of the interviews, the Master Blaster spoke about being struck by fear since it was the first time he saw something like this. The first thought that cropped up in his mind was that
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Sachin Tendulkar picks his five favourite all-rounders in the…

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, on Saturday, hand-picked his five favourite all-rounders in the world. Sachin, who recently celebrated his 47th birthday, graced Star Sports show ‘Cricket Connected’ with his presence. In that show, he named Kapil Dev as his favourite all-rounders upfront. Dev was instrumental in India’s dominance in World Cricket in the mid-80s. Then, Sachin named world-beaters Imran Khan, Ian Botham and Richard Hadlee. Imran was the spearhead of Pakistan’s bowling front for several years and consistently contributed in the lower-middle order.

Harmanpreet Kaur’s Magic Trick On The Mirror Stuns Fans…

With no cricket action taking place due to India lockdown, Harmanpreet Kaur decided to try her hand at magic. On Wednesday, Harmanpreet Kaur posted a video in which she can be seen performing a magic trick. In the video, the Indian T20I skipper can be seen standing in front of a mirror and holding a glass with a ball in it. She then throws the ball towards the mirror and it appears that her mirror reflection on the other side has collected the ball in her glass. The video

Sachin Tendulkar turns 47: From 100 hundreds to 200…

Sachin Tendulkar, famously known as the 'God of Cricket' has turned 47 today. The legendary Indian batsman was the definition of cricket for many across the world during his decorated 24-year international career. Fans switched off their televisions as soon as the 'little master' was dismissed and at other times were held to the edges of their seats when he was at the crease. Sachin Tendulkar made his debut at the young age of 16 against Pakistan and went on to become one

‘Great time of life’: Sourav Ganguly on ‘iconic quartet’…

The late 90s and the first decade of the 2000s was a great time for Indian cricket. The team was achieving results on the field and it was comprised of some of the most talented batsmen in world cricket. This bunch was led by the indomitable Sourav Ganguly, under whose captaincy India reached their second ever ICC World Cup final in 2003. On Monday Wisden India uploaded a photograph of Ganguly along with teammates Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman. The special

Dale Steyn names two Indian greats in list of…

Veteran South African pacer Dale Steyn on Sunday named Indian greats Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid in the list of best batsmen he has played with. Tendulkar and Dravid are regarded as icons of Indian cricket. Both scored over 10,000 runs in both ODIs and Test cricket, apart from breaking several big records. While Sachin was nicknamed the ‘Master Blaster’ for his stroke play, Dravid was called as ‘The Wall’ for his ability to not give away his wicket easily. But in a

For Indian Basketball Fans, Kobe was their Sachin

The late nineties was the period when a diminutive cricketer by the name of Sachin Tendulkar was taking over the imagination of an entire nation. Indians watched in awe as a 5ft 4'' almost chubby batsman from Mumbai, with a distinctly squeaky voice and childlike looks, pulverized an imposing Australian fast bowling attack in Sharjah. India's'God of Cricket' had officially arrived. Just a day after Tendulkar's 'Desert Storm' innings on 22nd April 1998, another 'God' by the name of Michael Jordan was gearing up for
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On this day: Tendulkar’s promotion as ODI opener proves…

Sachin Tendulkar was resplendent. His colourful innings came appropriately on the day of the festival of colours. His talent for free flowing aggression, somewhat underemployed in the world of one-day cricket till today when his promotion as opener was a tactical move thrust upon the side, found a perfect medium on a warm afternoon at the Eden Park. The Sunday was as close to an Indian summer's day New Zealand is likely to see in this part of the year and the home side's