Latest Cricket News Updates http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Tue 11 Aug 2020 Dravid beats Tendulkar to be voted India’s greatest batsman in 50 years: Wisden poll http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/ffTcVwvIcK_drh-sevawcirc/dravid-beats-tendulkar-to-be-voted-indias-greatest-batsman-in-50-years-wisden-poll.html While Sachin Tendulkar is often termed as the greatest batsman of all time, the underrated Rahul Dravid has been finally given his due of sorts. The unassuming Dravid has been voted as the greatest Indian batsman in Test cricket in the last 50 years in an opinion poll by Wisden India. Tributes galore as domestic legend Rajinder Goel dies at 77 http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/acgNsu1o0V_drh-sevawcirc/tributes-galore-as-domestic-legend-rajinder-goel-dies-at-77.html India’s domestic cricket legend Rajinder Goel, often referred to as one of ‘India’s nearly men’, died on Sunday after a prolonged illness. Goel was 77. A left-arm spinner, Goel picked up a massive 750 first-class wickets in a career that spanned two and a half decades Cricket fraternity in shock as Sushant Singh Rajput dies at 34 http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/1UWEWFnJzV_drh-sevawcirc/cricket-fraternity-in-shock-as-sushant-singh-rajput-dies-at-34.html Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who potrayed the character of former Indian captain MS Dhoni in the acclaimed movie ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’, committed suicide at his residence in Mumbai at the age of just 34. Apart from Bollywood and his fans, the cricketing franternity too has been left stunned by the shocking turn of events. Sachin Tendulkar leads tributes as Vasant Raiji, India’s oldest first-class cricketer, passes away at 100 http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/nEG856lMnE_drh-sevawcirc/sachin-tendulkar-leads-tributes-as-vasant-raiji-indias-oldest-first-class-cricketer-passes-away-at-100.html India’s oldest first-class cricketer, Vasant Raiji, passed away in the early hours of Saturday at the age of exactly 100. A right-handed batsman, Raiji made his debut for Cricket Club of India against Central Provinces and Berar in Nagpur in 1939. Raiji made his Mumbai debut in 1941 for Western India with Vijay Merchant as captain. Until Tendulkar's arrival, India was about defensive batting: Manjrekar http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/kgfSOcyllp_drh-sevawcirc/until-tendulkars-arrival-india-was-about-defensive-batting-manjrekar.html Former India cricketer-turned-commentator Sanjay Manjrekar, who played a fair amount of his cricket in the 1990s, has reiterated that Indian cricket was way too dependent on Sachin Tendulkar the batsman back in the era. Speaking to Ravichandran Ashwin in 'Reminisence with Ash' show on Instagram, Manjrekar admitted what a lot of other experts have also spoken about. Exchanged a few words with him: Tendulkar reveals how he upset McGrath during ICC Knockout 2000 http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/bszRT5hBvT_drh-sevawcirc/exchanged-a-few-words-with-him-tendulkar-reveals-how-he-upset-mcgrath-during-icc-knockout-2000.html It is a known fact that Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar is not a fan of sledging. In fact, recently former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq had revealed how he was left embarrassed after trying to have a go at the Master Blaster. However, Tendulkar recalled an incident in which he was the one to initiate a war of words. Why Simon Doull rates Rohit Sharma as better than Tendulkar in ODIs http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/M1ifYovX8L_drh-sevawcirc/why-simon-doull-rates-rohit-sharma-as-better-than-tendulkar-in-odis.html Former New Zealand fast bowler and cricket commentator Simon Doull feels that Rohit Sharma is a better one-day batsman than Sachin Tendulkar. According to Doull, Rohit has the ability to maintain the tempo of his innings even while approaching a landmark. Tendulkar, on the other hand, was known to slow down as he approached a hundred. PM Modi holds meeting with Kohli, Tendulkar, Ganguly via video conference; praises sportspersons’ efforts in COVID-19 fight http://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/houleqAVQQ_drh-sevawcirc/pm-modi-holds-meeting-with-kohli-tendulkar-ganguly-via-video-conference-praises-sportspersons-efforts-in-covid-19-fight.html Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a meeting with 40 top sportspersons of the country via video conference. The sporting legends included prominent current and former Indian cricketers like skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Yuvraj Singh, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Virender Sehwag. During the meeting with the sports personalities, the PM discussed about the ongoing crisis owing to the Coronavirus and the subsequent 21-day lockdown as well as the active role sportspersons are playing in the fight against COVID-19.