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When Lata Mangeshkar came to BCCI’s rescue

June 25, 2013

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Just as MS Dhoni laid his hands on the gleaming World Cup and confetti filled the air at the Wankhede Stadium in 2011, the BCCI was quick to announce a handsome reward of Rs.1 crore each to the 15 players in the team. The reward was later doubled to Rs.2 crore per player amidst speculations […]

Underdog title took pressure off us: Srikkanth

June 25, 2013

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’83 winner and opener on the victory It’s unbelievable that 30 years have passed since that remarkable day in Lord’s. India had beaten two-time defending champions West Indies to lift the World Cup in 1983. It was one of the biggest upsets in cricket and one which changed the face of cricket in this country […]