Sachin Tendulkar: GOD of Cricket

Sachin Tendulkar, the master blaster, is the name that continues to inspire many, not only in India but also all over the world, to take up the sport. Isn’t! We know that in India cricket is a religion and Sachin Tendulkar is the God. For more than two decades, his talents and achievements were consistent. That made him a giant player and also after taking the retirement he remains India’s favorite son. Very few cricketers, bowlers or sportsmen have gained such type of imagination, popularity as Tendulkar has. So let…

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PV Sindhu First Indian shuttler to win the World Badminton Championship

PV Sindhu scripts history PV Sindhu on Sunday scripted history as she became the first Indian to win badminton World Championships gold by beating arch-rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided summit clash here. The Olympic silver-medallist Indian won 21-7 21-7 in the final that lasted just 38 minutes. A dominating win over Okuhara Two years after being robbed of the gold by Okuhara in an epic 110-minute final at Glasgow that was considered as one of the greatest battles in badminton history, Sindhu finally exorcised the ghost of…

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Shikhar Dhawan Injured

Injured India opener Shikhar Dhawan will be under observation as he strives to recover from a thumb fracture he picked up during the Australia game, the BCCI said on Tuesday. IANS has learned that the fracture line has only been detected on CT scan and no fracture was detected post-X-ray. In a massive blow to Team India, Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the World Cup for at least three weeks due to a swollen thumb. The left-hander picked up the injury while batting against Australia in the last game, where he…

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RISHABH PANT: NOT SELECTED FOR WORLD CUP

India Announce ICC World Cup Squad: No Place For Rishabh Pant Dinesh Karthik has beaten Rishabh Pant in the race to become the second wicket-keeper in the Indian team. For the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales. The five wise men of Indian cricket, led by M.S.K. Prasad, met in Mumbai on Monday and picked the 15-member squad. Vijay Shankar goes to the showpiece event as the number four batsman. And Ravindra Jadeja has been picked as the third spinner ahead of a fourth pacer. KL Rahul joins in…

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ICC World Cup 2019: INDIA

After the successful conclusion of IPL 2019, all eyes are on the ICC Cricket WORLD CUP 2019. It will begin on 30th May 2019. With the first match between England & South Africa at Oval ground, London, England. The 2019 Cricket World Cup (officially ICC Cricket World Cup 2019) is the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by England and Wales, from 30 May to 14 July 2019. What is the format of ICC World Cup 2019? A total of 10 teams will participate in the World Cup and unlike the previous editions,…

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IPL 2019 Live Auction :Complete Squads

As expected, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 player’s auction attracted massive windfall. All eight franchises used the auction to get their squads ready for the upcoming season of the T20 league. A total of 60 players were sold during IPL auction 2019. For some sides, it was about acquiring the game-changing players, while others came with an eye on players to plug the gaps in their squads. Jaydev Unadkat and uncapped Varun Chakravarthy ended up as the joint most expensive players as Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab respectively spent…

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The fastest delivery ever recorded in cricket

#10 Shane Bond Fastest ball: 156.4 kmph —Bond’s fastest delivery was 156.4 kmph during the World Cup in 20o3. Full name Shane Edward Bond National side New Zealand (2001–2010) Test debut (cap 216) 22 November 2001 v Australia Last Test 24 November 2009 v Pakistan ODI debut (cap 124) 11 January 2002 v Australia Last ODI 13 March 2010 v Australia ODI shirt no. 27 T20I debut (cap 13) 21 October 2005 v South Africa Last T20I 10 May 2010 v England Competition Test ODI T20I Matches 18 82 20 Balls bowled 3372 4295 465 Wickets 87 147 25 Bowling average 22.09 20.88 21.72 5 wickets in innings 5 4 0…

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TABLE TENNIS : PING PONG

Table tennis game, also called Ping-Pong, ball game similar in principle to lawn tennis and played on a flat table divided into two equal courts by a net fixed across its width at the middle. The object is to hit the ball so that it goes over the net and bounces on the opponent’s half of the table in such a way that the opponent cannot reach it or return it correctly. The lightweight hollow ball is propelled back and forth across the net by small rackets held by the…

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BADMINTON : THE GAME OF LOVE

INTRODUCTION Badminton, court or lawn game played with lightweight rackets and a shuttlecock. Historically, the shuttlecock was a small cork hemisphere with 16 goose feathers attached and weighing about 5 grams. These types of shuttles may still be used in modern play, but shuttles made from synthetic materials are also allowed by the Badminton World Federation. The game is named for Badminton, the country estate of the dukes of Beaufort in Gloucestershire, England, where it was first played about 1873. The roots of the sport can be traced to ancient…

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RUGBY : THE ROUGHEST SPORT EVER

Rugby, football game played with an oval ball by two teams of 15 players or 13 players. Both rugby union and rugby league have their origins in the style of football played at Rugby School in England. According to the sport’s lore, in 1823 William Webb Ellis, a pupil at Rugby School. Defied the conventions of the day to pick up the ball and run with it in a game, thus creating the distinct handling game of rugby football. This “historical” basis of the game was well established by the early 1900s . History Different…

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ROLL BALL: HANDBALL + SKATING

INTRODUCTION Roll ball  is a sport similar to basketball or handball that is played on quad or inline skates. The play consists of two teams of six players each, five field players and a goal tender. Players move toward the goal while dribbling  or   passing a ball similar to a basketball, with the aim of throwing the ball into a goal at each end of the court. The team that is able to score more goals wins. There are two referees in a match. The ball can be held in either one or both the hands, even during passing and…

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BASKETBALL:HISTORY:SHOOTING ACTION

BASKETBALL Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five players, opposing one another on a rectangular court, compete with the primary objective of shooting a basketball (approximately 9.4 inches (24 cm) in diameter) through the defender’s hoop (a basket 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter mounted 10 feet (3.048 m) high to a backboard at each end of the court) while preventing the opposing team from shooting through their own hoop. A field goal is worth two points unless made from behind the three-point line when it…

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BASKETBALL: RULES AND VIOLATIONS

Rules & Regulations Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five players, opposing one another on a rectangular court, compete with the primary objective of shooting a basketball in a basket. The game is played on a rectangular floor called the court, and there is a hoop at each end. The court is divided into two main sections by the mid-court line. If the offensive team puts the ball into play behind the mid-court line, it has ten seconds to get the ball over the mid-court line. If it doesn’t, then the defence gets…

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VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball game is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team’s court under organized rules. It has been a part of the official program of the Summer Olympic Games since 1964. The sport originated in the United States and is now just achieving the type of popularity in the U.S. that it has received on a global basis, where it ranks behind only soccer among participation sports. Today there are more than 24 million Americans who play volleyball. There…

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