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 Vijay Kumar - Won Silver in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol
Article   Olympics 2012 | Article   Aug 3 2012 9:25PM            

Article Image Vijay Kumar grabs silver in 25m Rapid Fire pistol Army sharp shooter Vijay Kumar today fought a nerve-wracking battle with five other top marksmen to clinch the silver medal in the men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the Olympic Games today. Kumar beat back the challenge of world champion Alexei Klimov of Russia, Chinese duo of Ding Feng and Zhang Jian and German Christian Reitz in the 40-shot final to finish runner-up in a thrilling finale behind Cuba's Leuris Pupo who shot his way to the gold with a world record equalling score of 34. Credit for Vijay's success goes to Indian Army: Father He shot a sequence of 99 96 98 at the Royal Artillery Barracks. The Army man then successfully competed with five shooters for a medal. Pre-Games medal favourite Ronjan Sodhi had yesterday failed to qualify for the double trap event. Klimov had created a new world record by shooting 592 b...

 London 2012 Saina Nehwal
Article   Olympics 2012 | Article   Aug 2 2012 10:05PM            

Article Image "Once you are satisfied with your goal, it is the real happiness." I never knew what surgery was, Saina said on the eve of the India Open. �but after I went through it, I realised how tough returning from it can be. You lose movements and touch and to get back to your full fitness is extremely tough. It takes more time than usual, you cant straight away recover and win. It is not only physical but mental too. Even now there is always this tension and fear that what if I get injured again. Even in All England that match I lost, it was 50-50, it could have gone anywhere. So, I know I will be back to my best form with time. London 2012: Saina Nehwal becomes first Indian to reach semi-final in Olympics badminton London: Saina Nehwal on Thursday created history as she became the first Indian shuttler to reach the semifinals of the Olympics after notching up a hard-fought straight-game victory over Tine Baun of Denmark ...

 Gagan Narang wins Bronze
Article   Olympics 2012 | Article   Jul 31 2012 12:47PM            

Article Image "Now I know the difference between a rousing reception and a pat on the back. Now I know the difference between a gold in Commonwealth Games and a bronze in Olympics." Gagan Narang, 29, participating in his third Games, had a total score of 701.1 (598 qualifying, 103.1 final) to finish third at the Royal Artillery Barracks range, triggering celebrations among the Indian diaspora here and the countrymen back home. However, it proved to be a mixed day for India, as Olympic debutant Vishnu Vardhan' went down in straight sets to Slovenia's Blaz Kavcic in the first round of tennis competition, while woman archer Bombayla Devi bit the dust in the round of 32 of the individual event. However, boxer Sumit Sangwan seemed unlucky as he went down 14-15 under controversial circumstances to Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino in the round of 32 of 81kg category. Narang, who missed the final round in Beijing Games on a countback, was in his e...

 China Won First Gold
Article   Olympics 2012 | Article   Jul 28 2012 5:57PM            

Article Image China fired out a signal of their Olympic intent with the first gold medal of the London 2012 Games on Saturday in the shooting, while the host city warmed up to a Michael Phelps-Ryan Lochte shootout in the pool. The U.S. team mates square off on the opening night at the aquatic centre, which staged early drama when 2008 Olympic champion Park Tae-hwan was disqualified in the heats. The South Korean, who won the 400 freestyle four years ago, came first but had left the blocks a fraction too early. China's Yi Siling became the first gold medallist of the Games when she won the 10 metre air rifle shooting. Competitions in badminton, archery, table tennis and judo also started early on a bright sunny morning in London. After Friday night's opening ceremony, where Britain laid on a mesmerising and sometimes eccentric extravaganza for the world, the host nation was hoping world champion Mark Cavendish would bring home its first gold medal in the men's cycling road race. A celebra...

 Medal Count
Article   Olympics 2012 | Article   Jul 28 2012 5:40PM            

Article Image First Day July 18th Medal Count and ScheduleTHE first gold medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games has gone to China. Shooter Yi Siling won the women’s 10m air rifle title this morning at the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich. The 23-year-old world No1 and gold medal favourite lived up to her billing by beating Poland’s Sylwia Bogacka into second. Bogacka, 30, qualified in first place and was leading until the eighth shot, when a wayward effort condemned her to silver. China’s Yu Dan collected the bronze medal, with Beijing gold medallist Katrina Emmons fourth. ...

 Olympics 2012 in London
Article   Olympics 2012 | Article   Jun 24 2012 6:11PM            

Article Image The Olympic Games2012 in London The Olympic Games is the biggest sporting event on the planet. With 26 sports, 10,500 athletes and millions of spectators, it�s going to be a busy summer. The 2012 Summer Olympic Games will be held in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012, followed by the 2012 Paralympic Games from 29 August to 9 September. London hosted the Olympic games in 1908 and 1948. We expect 205 nations to take part in 300 events at the Olympic Games in 2012. 147 nations will take part in the Paralympic Games. The 'big build' The Olympic Delivery Authority, established in 2006, was responsible for building the main permanent venues and infrastructure on the Olympic Park, and the Olympic Village. It also built the new Lee Valley White Water Centre and made enhancments to the existing venues at Eton Dorney and Weymouth and Portland. Every year from 2007, the ODA set out what it would achieve each year, to make it transparent and accountable for the significant public investm...

 Olympics History
Article   Olympics | Article   Jun 16 2012 4:18PM            

Article Image Since it began, more than two thousand years ago, the Olympic Games have been the competition grounds for the worlds greatest athletes. From its beginning, as a competition for the citizens of ancient Greece and other surrounding countries, the Olympics have developed into a worldwide, commercially oriented event. This page is dedicated to provide knowledge on the Olympic Games, past, present, and future. Olympic History The Games as a method of dating important historical events. The prize the winners received included free food and lodging for life. Winners were mentioned in poems, their figures set in sculpture, and their achievements known throughout Greece. To put it simply, winning the Olympic games made you a hero. Even being at the Games was an honor. People from Italy, Sicily, Asia, Africa, and Spain all made the long journey to Olympia. All the famous people of the time attended the Games. The sculptor Phidias, who made the enormous statues of Zeus and Athena ...

 Vishwanathan Anand
Article   Chess | Article   Jun 3 2012 5:34PM            

Article Image "I attend to my fitness. I go the gym every day and try to maintain my physical fitness; without that, it is tough to take challenges on the chess board." Vishwanathan Anand ("Vishy" to his fans) has been the World Champion since 2007. He was born in 1969 in Mayiladuthurai, a small town in southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, but grew up in Chennai. His mother taught him to play chess at age 6. As an Indian and as an Asian chess player he blazed a trail with a number of firsts, including in 1984 becoming the youngest Indian to earn the title of IM (aged fifteen), becoming the youngest ever Indian Champion at 16, becoming in 1987 the first Indian to win the World Junior Championship and Indias first grandmaster, and becoming Indias (and Asias) first World Champion. He is also the first World Champion since Robert James Fischer who did not originate from one of the countries of what was the Soviet bloc. Moreover, he is the first player ...

 Gagan Narang
Article   Shooting | Article   Aug 11 2011 12:19PM            

Article Image Gagan Narang added 4 gold medals to the Indian tally at the recently concluded2010 Commonwealth Gamesin New Delhi. In the Men's 10 m air rifle singles event, he shot a perfect 600 which was a new record. Gagan also clinched a silver medal in his pet event at theAsian Games 2010. He also combined withAbhinav BindraandSanjeev Rajputto provide the country with another silver, in the team event behind champions China. Both of his silves were won on the opening day of Asian Games. Full Name:Gagan Narang Date of Birth (Birthday):May 6, 1983 Zodiac Sign:Taurus Height:5 ft 8 in� Weight:98 kg� Hair Color:Black Birth Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu Religion:Hindu Languages:Hindi, Tamil and English Professional Game:Shooting Gagan Narang is a gold medalist in theAfro Asian games, 2003 inHyderabadon October 26, 2003 in Men's 10m air rifle competition.He had won an air rifle gold medal at theWorld Cup 2006and followed that event in April 2008. In a pre-Olympic event inH...

 Abhinav Bindra
Article   Shooting | Article   Aug 11 2011 12:08PM            

Article Image "Practice is a talent. Perseverance is a talent. Hard work is a talent." Abhinav Bindra is the brightest star among a new breed of talented Indian shooters. Born on 28 September 1983 to an affluent Punjabi family, Bindra developed the passion for the game at an early age. He became a shooter at the tender age of fifteen. He was the youngest participant at the 1998 Commonwealth Games. Bindra came into limelight by winning a bronze medal in the 2001 Munich World Cup, with a new junior world record score of 597/600 and fetched international accolade to India by winning India's first individual Olympic gold medal in 2008. Read on to know more about the profile and career of Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra. Nick Name: The Monk Date of Birth (Birthday): September 28, 1982 Zodiac Sign: Libra Height: 5'8 Hair Color: Black Birth Pl...

 Saina Nehwal
Article   Badminton | Article   Aug 11 2011 12:01PM            

Article Image "Once you are satisfied with your goal, it is the real happiness." London 2012: Saina Nehwal becomes first Indian to reach semi-final in Olympics badminton London: Saina Nehwal on Thursday created history as she became the first Indian shuttler to reach the semifinals of the Olympics after notching up a hard-fought straight-game victory over Tine Baun of Denmark in the women's singles quarterfinals at the London Games on Thursday. Fourth seeded Saina edged past fifth seed Tine 21-15 22-20 in a 39-minute match at the Wembley Areana to set up a clash with the current world No 1 and World champion Yihan Wang of China in the semifinals, whom she hasn't beaten once in her last five encounters With this win, Saina bettered her quarterfinal finish at the Beijing Games four years ago and also excorcised the demons of that painful defeat to Maria Kristin Yulianti of Indonesia. The wor...

 Ngangim Dingko Singh
Article   Boxing | Article   Aug 9 2011 3:46PM            

Article Image Ngangim Dingko Singh, usually known as Dingko Singh is an Indian Boxer, and considered to be one of the most outstanding boxers the nation has ever produced. He is well known for having grabbed a Gold Medal in the boxing event at the Bangkok Asian Games 1998. Early Life He was born on the 1st of January 1979 in a remote village in Manipur to a very poor family. Dingko had to fight back adversities right since the beginning of his life, and was brought up in an orphanage. National Boxing The trainers at a Special Area Games scheme initiated by the Sports Authority of India identified the hidden talents of Dingko, and he was trained under the expert supervision of Major O.P. Bhatia, who later on became the Executive Director of the Teams Wing in the Sports Authority of India. Dingko�s talent, efforts and training began paying off when he won the Sub Junior National Boxing Championship in 1989 at Ambala at a young age of just 10 years. This achievement brought Dingko in...

 Mohammed Ali Qamar
Article   Boxing | Article   Aug 9 2011 3:42PM            

Article Image Mohammed Ali Qamar is an Indian Boxer hailing from Kolkata, and is famous for being the first Indian Boxer ever to have won a Gold Medal in the Boxing event of the Commonwealth Games. Early Life & Introduction to Boxing He was born in the year 1980 at Kidderpore, a relatively down market area of Kolkata, the state capital of West Bengal. His father was a great Boxing fan and wanted to see his son emerge as a successful Boxer. To get his dream realized, Qamar�s father got him admitted to the Kidderpore School of Physical Education. At the institution, Qamar got to meet Cheena Bhai, an excellent Boxing Coach who noticed an extra ordinary spark in him, and decided to polish him into a super strong Boxer. Performance at National Boxing Circuit Under the able guidance of Cheena Bhai, Qamar began learning the basics of Boxing and soon his hidden capabilities started to unfold. He made the first big bang by winning the West Bengal Inter District Championship held at How...

 Vijender Singh
Article   Boxing | Article   Aug 9 2011 2:43PM            

Article Image Vijender Singh Beniwal (Born 29thOctober, 1985) is an Indian boxer who won the Bronze medal in Olympics, Beijing born to a Hindu Family in Kalwas village, Bhiwani district in Haryana. He did his schooling in his village only and also received his bachelor�s degree in local collage in Bhiwani. Vijender was a athletic and had a great dedication for sports, he used to practiced boxing at the Bhiwani Boxing Club through Coach Jagdish Singh who appreciated his talent and encouraged him to take it as his profession. He belongs to a family ofJatethnicity. Vijender�s early days were spent in his village where he did his schooling, after which he received a bachelor�s degree from a local college in Bhiwani. He practiced boxing at theBhiwani Boxing Clubwhere coachJagdish Singhrecognized his talent and encouraged him to take to professional boxing. Vijender went on to compete at the sub-junior nationals where he won a silver medal for two years in succession. Having won medals in different co...

 Sania Mirza
Article   Tennis | Article   Aug 9 2011 2:26PM            

Article Image Sania Mirza (born November 15, 1986, Mumbai, India resides in Hyderabad, India) is a professional female tennis player from India. Coached by her father, Imran Mirza, Sania began playing tennis at age six. She turned professional in 2003. Date of Birth (Birthday):November 15, 1986Zodiac Sign:ScorpioHeight:5'8”Hair Color:BlackBirth Place:Mumbai, IndiaReligion:MuslimMarital Status:MarriedLanguages:Hindi and EnglishHobbies:Swimming and musicProfessional Game:Tennis She became the first and only Indian woman to reach the 4th round of a Grand Slam tournament at the 2005 US Open. She is now the highest ranked female tennis player ever from India (She had a rank of 42, her highest ever, by end of August 2005). Her original goal was to enter the top 100 by the end of 2005, but she revised it to entering the top 50 after good performances at the beginning of the year. (She may have also been helped by the fact that she has very few points to defend for this year and thus, it has been an u...

 Rohan Bopanna
Article   Tennis | Article   Aug 8 2011 6:28PM            

Article Image Rohan Bopanna, who started playing tennis when he was 11 years old, reached his career high doubles rankings on 15 November 2010 when he was ranked world no.13 by theATP Rankings. He had previously reached his career high singles rankings of world no.213 on 23 July 2007. Rohan's breakthrough year was the 2010 season, when his pairing with Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi turned into a formidable partnership. Rohan and Aisam, started playing together as a doubles team in the middle of 2007 with the nickname - 'IndoPak Express' and went on to win 4 Challenger titles in quick succession. However, it was only in the 2010 season that the they made significant waves on the international platform and broke into the top 10 doubles teams in the world. The duo made it to the Final of the US Open, the Quarter-Final of Wimbledon, the Final of 5 ATP Tour Events and won the Johannesburg Open, all in the same year. Rohan also played a decisive role in India's 2010 Davis Cup triumph over Brazil, taking India to t...

 Mahesh Bhupathi
Article   Tennis | Article   Aug 8 2011 5:37PM            

Article Image Mahesh Bhupathi is an ace tennis player. Born on 7 June 1974 in Chennai, India, he is a rarity in the Indian sporting scenario. In a career spanning for more than a decade, Bhupathi has delivered some amazing performances. He has teamed up with Leander Paes to dominate the Men's Doubles, for quite a long time. Bhupathi is among the best doubles tennis players in the world. Apart from contributing as a team, Bhupathi has proved his dexterity in tennis by winning a number of Singles titles too. Go through the following lines to read about the profile of Mahesh Bhupathi. Full Name:Mahesh Shrinivas BhupathiNick Name:HeshDate of Birth (Birthday):June 7, 1974Zodiac Sign:GeminiHeight:6 ft 1 in”Weight:89 Kg”Hair Color:BlackBirth Place: Chennai, IndiaReligion:ChristianMarital Status:Married (Separated)Languages:Hindi,EnglishProfessional Game:Tennis CareerMahesh Bhupathi became a professional tennis player in 1995. He paired up with Leander Paes, the combination which has worked wonders for ...

 Leander Paes
Article   Tennis | Article   Aug 8 2011 5:11PM            

Article Image Leander Paes has scripted many memorable triumphs, both at the national and international levels. The Wimbledon Junior title and US Open Champion has brought laurels to the country, in his career spanning over a decade. In the past, he paired with another veteran Indian player - Mahesh Bhupathi - to deliver some enthralling performances. Paes is the inspiration to the young Indian tennis players. He is one of the most successful professional Indian tennis players, known worldwide for his amazing achievements and the never-say-die attitude that he maintains, while on the tennis court. Full name:Leander Adrian Paes Gender:MaleHeight:5'10" (178 cm)Weight:170 lbs (77 kg)Born:June 17, 1973 in Goa, IndiaCountry:<뎬Ƅ> IndiaSport:Tennis ChildhoodLeander Paes was born on 17 June 1973, in Calcutta, India. Belonging to the Goan Catholic community in Calcutta (the present day Kolkata), his parents - father Vece Paes and mother Jennifer Paes were sportspersons. Vece was a midfielder in t...

 Zaheer Khan
Article   Cricket | Article   Aug 7 2011 12:30PM            

Article Image Zaheer Khan is an Indian fast bowler with all the traits that made the Pakistani fast bowlers a phenomenon. He swings the new ball and reverses the old, he does well on flat subcontinent pitches and relishes the helpful ones away, and he controls all three balls well - SG, Duke and Kookaburra. He might not quite have the skills of Wasim Akram, who he has often been compared to, but mentally Zaheer has become as good as Akram. He knows how to get wickets, he has an intuitive sense of when to go for the kill, and once a batsman has shown him the slightest hint of a weakness, Zaheer preys on it ruthlessly. Unlike the Pakistan fast bowlers of the 2000s, though, he stays away from controversy and is pretty low-key off the field. Full Name:Zaheer KhanNick Name:ZaksDate of Birth (Birthday): 7 October 1978Zodiac Sign:LibraBirth Place:Shrirampur, Maharashtra, IndiaReligion:MuslimMarital Status:Single Zaheer's career can be easily divided into three distinct sections, neatly segregated by in...

 V.V.S. Laxman
Article   Cricket | Article   Aug 7 2011 12:06PM            

Article Image V.V.S. Laxman was born on the 1st of November 1974 in Hyderabad, Andhra Prdesh. Both of his parents are doctors, and he too studied Medical Science for a short period of time but quit it later to play professional Cricket in a full fledged way. He received his preliminary education at Little Flower High School, Hyderabad. Full Name:Vangipurappu Venkata Sai LaxmanBorn:November 1, 1974, Hyderabad, Andhra PradeshMajor teams:India, HyderabadBatting style:Right-hand batBowling style:Right-arm off break Key AttributesLaxman is a right handed batsman and is famous for hitting spin bowlers mercilessly and maneuvering the ball with ample use of his wrists to the desired corner of the ground. Interestingly, Laxman has delivered his best performance for a maximum number of times against the Australian Cricket team both in Test and ODI matches.Early LifeV.V.S. Laxman was born on the 1st of November 1974 in Hyderabad, Andhra Prdesh. Both of his parents are doctors, and he too studied Medical ...

 Yuvraj Singh
Article   Cricket | Article   Aug 7 2011 11:39AM            

Article Image Yuvraj Singh is a cricketer from Chandigarh in India. He was born on 12 December 1981 in Chandigarh, India. He is the son of former cricketer and Punjabi movie star Yograj Singh. He has played in ODIs for India since 2000. He played his first Test match in 2003. For a short while, he was the vice captain of the ODI team from late-2007 to late-2008. At the 2007 World Twenty20 against England he hit six sixes in a single over, which was a rare feat in international cricket. Full Name:Yuvraj SinghBorn:December 12, 1981, ChandigarhMajor teams:India, Punjab, YorkshireBatting style:Left-hand batBowling style:Slow left-arm orthodox Yuvraj was first noticed by the selectors while he captained the U-19 Punjab team in the final of the Cooch-Behar Trophy against Bihar U-19s. He scored 358 runs in the final match. He was then selected for the U-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka in January 2000. The Indian team won the tournament. In 2000, he was selected for the first batch of the National Cricket...

 Harbhajan Singh
Article   Cricket | Article   Aug 7 2011 11:17AM            

Article Image Harbhajan Singh was born on 3rd July 1980 to a Ramgarhia Sikh family in Jalandhar, Punjab. He is the second youngest child in the family of 6 children and is the only son of Sardar Sardev Singh. His father was the main motivation behind him taking cricket as a career. Full Name:Harbhajan SinghDate of Birth:Jul 03, 1980, Jullundur (now Jalandhar), PunjabMajor Team:India, Asia XI, Lancashire, Mumbai Indians, SurreyPlaying Roll:BowlerBatting Style:RightBowling Style:Right-arm offbreak Early Life Harbhajan Singh Plaha was born on 3rd July 1980 to a Ramgarhia Sikh family in Jalandhar, Punjab. He is the second youngest child in the family of 6 children and is the only son of Sardar Sardev Singh. His father was the main motivation behind him taking cricket as a career. His schooling career is very interesting. He has studied in five different schools from 1st to 12th. Jai Hind Model School (1-5), Government Model Senior Secondary School (6-8), Doaba School (9-10), and Parvati Jain Hig...

  Suresh Raina
Article   Cricket | Article   Aug 6 2011 5:40PM            

Article Image SureshRaina has been a member of the Indian cricket team for ODIs since July 2005, and was included in the Test squad in early 2006, but has yet to make his Test debut. Domestically he plays for Uttar Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy and Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy. He is primarily a left-hand batsman, who is known for his ability to hit the stumps from the infield. He is also a very occasional off-spinner.Full Name:Suresh Kumar RainaNick Name:SanuDate of Birth (Birthday):27 November 1986Zodiac Sign:ScorpioBirth Place:Rainawari, Jammu and Kashmir, IndiaReligion:HinduMarital Status:SinglePlaying Style:Left hand BatsmanHeight:5 ft 8 inchesNational Team :IndiaSports Played :Cricket The youngest in a family of five children, Raina decided to take up cricket seriously in 1999, and moved from his home town of Ghaziabad, near New Delhi to Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, to attend the specialist government Sports College. He rose to become the captain of the Uttar Pradesh U-16...

 Virender Sehwag
Article   Cricket | Article   Aug 6 2011 5:31PM            

Article Image Virender Sehwag can be termed as the backbone of Indian batting line up in all formats of the game. Since his debut, he has been an excellent ambassador for Indian cricket. His exceptional hand eye coordination and ability to hit really big shots takes him to a special class of his own. Sehwag brought a revolution in Indian cricket with his brave and fierce hitting skills and a determination to take on every bowling attack. On his day he can tear the opposition bowling attack into large chunks. For his exceelnt contribution to Indian cricket, he has been faciltated with state honors like Bharat Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.Full Name:Virender SehwagNick Name:Viru, Nawab Of Najafgarh, Sultan Of MultanDate of Birth (Birthday):October 20, 1978Zodiac Sign:LibraBirth Place:Delhi, IndiaReligion:HinduMarital Status:MarriedFamily BackgroundFather's Name:Mr.KrishanMother's Name:Krishna SehwagBrother :Taufiq Qureshi and Fazal QureshiWife :AartiSon :AryavirNational Team :IndiaSports Played :Cricket...

 Gautam Gambhir
Article   Cricket | Article   Aug 6 2011 5:17PM            

Article Image Gautam Gambhir is one of the most complete batsmen of the current era. He is adept at opening in all three forms of the game. He can be more aggressive than Virender Sehwag, he can play the kind of back-to-the-wall innings that would do Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman proud, and he can accumulate without taking any risks, much like Sachin Tendulkar has been doing in the last quarter of his career.Full Name:Gautam GambhirNick Name:GautiDate of Birth (Birthday):14 October 1981Zodiac Sign:LIBRAHeight:5 ft 6� (1.68 m)Batting style:Left-handedBowling style:Right arm leg breakRole:BatsmanHair Color:BlackBirth Place:Delhi, IndiaReligion:HinduMarital Status:SingleEducation :Schooling from Modern School, New Delhi and graduated from Hindu College, Delhi universityLanguages:Hindi, EnglishHobbies:reading and relaxing with his family, long drives with his friends, playing Play Station Portable (PSP) gamesNational Team :IndiaSports Played :CricketGautam Gambhir made his Test debut against Australia at ...

 Rahul Sharad Dravid
Article   Cricket | Article   Aug 6 2011 5:03PM            

Article Image Rahul Sharad Dravid, generally known as Rahul Dravid is an Indian Cricket player and has been the Captain of the team for some time. Owing to his long and steady innings at the crease, Dravid is sometimes referred to as �The Wall� by Indian media and fans. Apart from Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid is the only Indian batsman who has scored over 10,000 runs in Test Cricket, and the 6th batsman in the world to have scored 10,000 runs in One Day International (ODI) Cricket, although 2 other Indian batsmen, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly had achieved the feat before him. Dravid also has grabbed the biggest number of catches in the history of Test Cricket with a total of 182 catches, and has partnered in 72 centuries with 18 different batsmen which is in itself a world record. Full name Rahul Sharad Dravid Born January 11, 1973, Indore, Madhya Pradesh Current age 38 years 202 days Major teams India, Scotland, Asia XI, ICC World XI, Karnata...

 Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Article   Cricket | Article   Aug 6 2011 4:48PM            

Article Image "Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field." Full Name:Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar Nick Name:Master Blaster and Little Champion Date of Birth (Birthday):April 24, 1973 Zodiac Sign:Taurus Height:5'5 Hair Color: Black Birth Place:Mumbai, India Religion:\Hindu Marital Status:Married Working With :Indian Air Force (Group Captain) Languages:Marathi, Hindi and English Hobbies:Listening to music, watching Formula 1 car racing, music collection National Team : India Sports Played : Cricket Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born on April 24, 1973 in Mumbai, India. He went to Shradashram Vidyamandir, a high school in Mumbai H Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, generally known as Sachin Tendulkar is an Indian Cricket player who is considered to be one of the all time greatest batsmen to ...

 Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Article   Cricket | Article   Aug 6 2011 4:07PM            

Article Image "I never allow myself to be pressured." Mahendra Singh Dhoni was born on 7th July 1981 to Pan Singh and Devki Devi in Ranchi city of Jharkhand. He has a brother Narendra and sister Jayanti. Dhoni studied at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Jharkhand from where he evolved as a footballer. His first passion was football and he represented his home town at district and club level. He was the goalkeeper in his football team. First Name :Mahendra Last Name :dhoni Birth Name :Mahendra Singh Dhoni Nick Name :Mahi Date of Birth :Tuesday, July 07, 1981 Place of Birth :Ranchi, Jharkhand Mother :Devaki Devi Father :Pan Singh Sister :Jayanti Brother :Narendra Wife :Sakshi Rawat Education :DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali Height :5 ft 9 inch (1.75 m) Martial Status :Married Occupation :Cricket...

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