Vijay Lokapally

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Vijay Lokapally, based in New Delhi, writes for THE HINDU and SPORTSTAR

Azhar, The revolving door at the crease

| August 5, 2021

Batsman with magical wrists. Or batsman with 100 strokes. It seemed he was born to bat and Mohammad Azharuddin, at…

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A batting genius called Viswanath

| May 31, 2021

If ever God gave me a boon I would want to bat like GR Viswanath. Yes. There was a certain…

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Sunil Gavaskar, A Master Batsman on Poor pitches

| April 2, 2021

Batting is as Sunil Gavaskar demonstrated. Flawless, skillful, radiant, and, importantly, making an authoritative statement at the crease. With a…

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Kapil Dev, A jewel of Indian cricket

| February 11, 2021

Kapil Dev. The name triggers a flood of memories from his deeds on the cricket field. From the debut against…

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The everlasting charm of India-Pakistan cricket rivalry

| November 24, 2020

April 1978. The news was prominently displayed on the sports page. “Pakistan stars for Abbas Ali Baig Benefit Match.” It…

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni- Lord of Cricket Field

| October 2, 2020

There is the cub. And then the lion. But Mahendra Singh Dhoni was never a cub. He was the lord…

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Bishan Singh Bedi, Poetry In Motion

| August 11, 2020

He is an incorrigible cricket romantic. The eternal traditionalist, a giant of the game whose art was a medium of…

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