Rayudu: “It’s special, it’s been a long wait.”

Source Yes indeed. It has been a pursuit. Was it a pursuit for recognition? Success? Or was it a mere sense of belonging at the big stage? While batting on 99, he flicked the ball to square leg, many expected a quick run to the other end, a big leap…

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What I owe to Cricket

Source When my friend rather respected person (read Gosar) mentioned to me about writing something on Cricket, I was totally confused not because I can’t write or play or watch but for the fact that I am not one of those Indians who eat, sleep and breathe cricket. I do…

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Flamboyant Future of Test Cricket

Source So we are back at it again. It has become fashionable these days for players recently retired from the game to lament about the future of the oldest form of the game – Test Cricket. A new entrant in this list is a former England captain Andrew Strauss who…

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‘Ajju’ Rahane – The one-stop solution

Two very special Indian Cricketers have scored IPL centuries on my birthday, April 15. Both Mumbaikars! Tendulkar scored a 100 vs Kochi Tuskers @ Wankhede in 2011 and Rahane scored a scintillating 60 ball 103 @ Bangalore in 2012. I would appreciate the latter one more because it came from…

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Teacher’s Day: A Tribute to Sports

On the occasion of Teachers Day, Cricket 361° dedicates an entire post for people who have learnt something useful from the sports-persons and have looked upon them as teachers. We invited all our readers and fans to post messages for the sportsperson they have learnt from. This post is a…

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Teacher’s Day tribute to Sachin Tendulkar

A teacher is someone who imparts knowledge, molds our thoughts, builds our character and shows us the path for living a fulfilling and enriching life. In the Mahabharata, Eklavya mastered the art of archery just by keenly observing his guru Dronacharya from far away. Dronacharya was oblivious to the knowledge…

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