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Jaipur to get world’s 3rd largest cricket stadium with 75,000 capacity

Jaipur Cricket Stadium
Rajasthan Cricket Association is planning to construct a state-of-the-art 75,000 seater swanky stadium near state capital, secretary Mahendra Sharma said on Saturday. When completed, it will be the third largest cricket stadium in the world after reconstructed Motera (1.10 lakh) and the MCG (just over 100,000). It is learnt that a new stadium is brainchild of RCA president Vaibhav Gehlot, son...

Cricketer Shikha Pandey’s blog is our aspiration on World Sports Journalists Day

Shikha Pandey (Source: Twitter/Shikha Pandey)
July 2 marks the event of World Sports Journalists Day. This day also commemorates the establishment of the International Sports Press Association (abbreviated AIPS from its French name) which occurred in 1924 during the Olympics that were being held in Paris. Top many Indian sportspersons took to their social media handles to celebrate their love for sports journalists, cricketer...

Sharanya Sadarangani becomes first women’s cricketer to play in ECS T10 League

India's Sharanya Sadarangani, on Monday, June 29, became the first women’s cricketer to take part in the ongoing edition of the European Cricket Series T10 League (ECS). She played for the KSV Cricket Club in the match against PSV Hann Munden. Her side lost the game by five wickets. KSV made a lacklustre start and were reduced to 51...

Well-known Delhi club cricketer Sanjay Dobal succumbs to COVID-19

Sanjay Dobal
Well-known club cricketer and former Delhi U-23 support staff Sanjay Dobal died on Monday morning after failing to recover from COVID-19 infection, a source close to the family said. Dobal was 53 years old and is survived by his wife and two sons - elder Siddhant, who plays first-class cricket for Rajasthan and younger Ekansh, who made his debut for...

Women’s cricket is different sport, don’t make superfluous changes: Shikha

Shikha Pandey
Senior India pacer Shikha Pandey finds suggestions such as use of smaller balls and shorter pitches to make women's game appealing to be "superfluous" and urged the ICC "not to tinker" with rules to attract more audience. Pandey, one of India's finest new ball bowlers after Jhulan Goswami, shared a series of tweets in the wake of a recent ICC...

5 youngest cricketers to debut for Indian women’s cricket team

Cricket reigns as king when it comes to Indian sports. It has a massive following all across the country, recognised by every Indian and played by all children at some point of time. India’s women’s cricket team has gained a lot of traction in the last couple years for their achievements. Here are five youngest Indian cricketers who made...

India’s cricket fraternity mourns demise of Rajinder Goel

Rajinder Goel
India's cricket fraternity mourned the demise of legendary first-class spinner Rajinder Goel, calling him a "master of his craft" whose "bradmanesque" record made him a stalwart in domestic cricket. Goel died on Sunday owing to age-related illnesses. He was 77 and is survived by his wife and son Nitin Goel, who has also played first-class cricket and is a domestic...

5 upcoming stars of Indian women’s cricket team

5 upcoming stars - Indian women's cricket team
In the last few years, Indian Women's cricket has been blessed by a few young talents coming through the ranks into the senior side. After entering into the final of 2017 Women's ODI World Cup - Women's cricket in India has taken their next step with Women's IPL, matches getting televised and more importantly, building a unit for the...

Tripura U-19 woman cricketer Ayanti Reang found dead

Ayanti Reang
A Tripura U-19 women's cricket team player, Ayanti Reang, has been found dead at her residence. According to vernacular daily 'Syandan', the 16-year-old was found hanging from the ceiling of her room on Tuesday night. There was no official word on the cause of her death. The youngest of four siblings, Ayanti was a member of Tripura's Under-19 team for the last...

Cricket fraternity condoles Rajput’s sudden demise

Sushant Singh Rajput
India's cricket fraternity mourned the tragic demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who had portrayed iconic Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the blockbuster biopic - MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. Rajput committed suicide by hanging himself at his Mumbai residence on Sunday morning. He was 34. The news of Rajput's demise sent shock waves across the cricket fraternity with the likes of...