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Indian left-arm pacer Jaydev Unadkat recently addressed a misquotation of his statements from a recent interview that was shared by an X user on social media. The 32-year-old cricketer explained how he had to manage his daily chores while playing county cricket in the UK, unlike in India where players often receive extensive support. However, the X user distorted Unadkat’s comments, making it seem as though the pacer was complaining about receiving privileges without enduring any hardships. This misinterpretation led to criticism from fans on social media, prompting Unadkat to respond and clarify the situation. Here is Unadkat’s actual statement…

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Uthishta Kumar, a baker from Bengaluru, had a memorable request earlier this year when Virat Kohli asked her to bake a cake for his wife, Anushka Sharma’s birthday. Celebrating her eighth anniversary as a baker, Uthishta took to Instagram to share the delightful story of baking for the celebrity couple. She posted a picture with Kohli and Anushka, along with a photo of the classic chocolate cake she crafted for the Bollywood star’s special day. It was her specialty, and she believed that such a significant occasion deserved the classic chocolate cake to make it truly special. Here’s what Uthishta…

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England batter Zak Crawley has emerged as a prominent advocate of their ultra-attacking ideology known as Bazball. While England has achieved significant success in home Tests with this approach, there have been moments of criticism, particularly after the Ashes and the series against India earlier this year. However, Crawley highlighted how the English public is enamored with the team’s dynamic playing style. He believes that the impact on the crowd is a factor that transcends mere scorelines. Speaking to reporters ahead of the second Test against the West Indies at Trent Bridge, Crawley shared his thoughts during the press conference:…

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Former Australian speedster Brett Lee once ventured into the world of music, collaborating with the legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle for a music video back in 2006. Recently, the iconic singer made headlines again as she was spotted with another cricketing legend, former Indian captain MS Dhoni, at the Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant wedding. The 90-year-old attended the lavish wedding with her granddaughter Zanai Bhosle. Zanai posted a picture on her Instagram story, captioning it: “Quite a moment.” Asha Bhosle is a revered singer whose career has spanned over eight decades, recording songs in various languages, many of which are for…

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The 2024 Women’s Asia Cup (T20) is set to kick off on July 19 in Sri Lanka. Eight teams – India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, UAE, Malaysia, and Thailand – will compete in this thrilling tournament. As the defending champions from the previous edition, India will enter the competition as strong favorites. Fresh off their recent multi-format series against South Africa, the Indian team is in excellent shape and will be brimming with confidence ahead of this multi-nation event. This is only the fifth time the Women’s Asia Cup will be played in the T20 format, making it a…

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If there was ever an epitome of the quote ‘Innocence is bliss,’ it would be the young prodigy who took the sporting world by storm last night – Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz. Rarely does an event overshadow a Euro final in football, yet Alcaraz achieved this by winning Wimbledon on July 14. Adding to his rapidly growing legacy at just 21, Alcaraz defeated 24-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic, a man who had not lost on Wimbledon’s center court from 2013 to 2022 until Alcaraz’s back-to-back titles in 2023 and 2024. By making arguably the greatest player in the sport look…

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For the first time in a long time, England will field a bowling attack without both James Anderson and Stuart Broad in home conditions. This marks a significant transition, as England looks toward the future and new possibilities. The fact that England faces a selection dilemma immediately after Anderson’s retirement underscores the depth of their pace bowling resources. With Gus Atkinson likely to retain his place after a stellar debut and Chris Woakes set to lead the attack, England needs a third seamer to round out the bowling lineup. Skipper Ben Stokes bowling 18 overs in the first Test is…

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Indian cricketer Kuldeep Yadav expressed his admiration for Argentinian football legend Lionel Messi after Argentina clinched the Copa America 2024 title. The final saw Argentina narrowly defeat Colombia 1-0 on Sunday, July 14, at Hard Rock Stadium. In a fiercely contested match, Messi had to leave the field in the 64th minute due to a severely swollen right ankle. Substitute Lautaro Martinez stepped up, scoring the decisive goal in the 112th minute, securing Argentina’s back-to-back title and their 16th Copa America triumph. Kuldeep Yadav took to Instagram to share his excitement. He posted a story featuring a post by Lionel…

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Former Pakistani batter Misbah-ul-Haq seemed poised to lead Pakistan to a historic victory in the 2007 T20 World Cup final against India. Despite his valiant 43-run effort, Pakistan fell short by five runs while chasing a target of 158. Recalling the narrow defeat, Misbah recently reflected on how Pakistan’s confidence soared after restricting India to 157/7 in 20 overs. He noted that the shorter boundaries at the Wanderers Stadium posed a challenge for India’s spin-reliant bowling attack, particularly for their key spinner, Harbhajan Singh. Speaking to Star Sports, Misbah-ul-Haq shared: “We were very confident because of the kind of pitch…

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Zimbabwe has unveiled its 15-member squad for their inaugural Test match against Ireland, scheduled to take place from July 25–29 at Stormont in Belfast, Ireland. Veteran cricketer Craig Ervine will captain the side, which includes notable senior players such as Sean Williams, Tendai Chatara, Blessing Muzarabani, and Richard Ngarava. Uncapped Players to Watch The squad also features four uncapped players who are set to make their Test debuts: Jonathan Campbell, Brian Bennett, and wicketkeeper-batters Clive Madande and Joylord Gumbie. Their inclusion marks an exciting opportunity for fresh talent to showcase their skills on the international stage. Zimbabwe Test squad for…

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