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Ahmedabad, also known as Amdavad is the largest city and former capital of the Indian state of Gujarat.
Allan Robert Border AO (born 27 July 1955) is a former Australian international cricketer.
Allen & Unwin is an Australian independent publishing company, established in Australia in 1976 as a subsidiary of the British firm George Allen & Unwin Ltd., which was founded by Sir Stanley Unwin in August 1914 and went on to become one of the leading publishers of the twentieth century.
Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.
Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.
The iconic Barabati Stadium is an Indian sports stadium located in Cuttack, Odisha.
Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America.
Bishan Singh Bedi (sometimes spelt as Bishen Singh Bedi; born 25 September 1946) is a former Indian cricketer who was primarily a slow left-arm orthodox bowler.
Bombay State was a large Indian state created at the time of India's Independence, with other regions being added to it in the succeeding years. Bombay Presidency (roughly equating to the present-day Indian state of Maharashtra, excluding South Maharashtra and Vidarbha) was merged with the princely states of the Baroda, Western India and Gujarat (the present-day Indian state of Gujarat) and Deccan States (which included parts of the present-day Indian states of Maharashtra and Karnataka. On November 1, 1956, Bombay State was re-organized under the States Reorganisation Act on linguistic lines, absorbing various territories including the Saurashtra and Kutch States, which ceased to exist. On May 1, 1960, Bombay State was dissolved and split on linguistic lines into the two states of Gujarat, with Gujarati speaking population and Maharashtra, with Marathi speaking population.
The Border–Gavaskar Trophy is a Test cricket series, played between India and Australia.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Chetan Pratap Singh Chauhan (born 21 July 1947) is a former cricketer who played 40 Test matches for India.
Clive Hubert Lloyd (born 31 August 1944) is a former West Indies cricketer.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
The game of cricket has inspired much poetry, most of which romanticises the sport and its culture.
Cuttack is the former capital and the second largest city in the eastern Indian state of Odisha.
David Andrew Warner (born 27 October 1986) is an Australian international cricketer and a former captain of the Australian national team in Limited overs cricket.
Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.
Doug Walters MBE (born 21 December 1945 in Dungog, New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer.
Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Dungarpur is a city in the southernmost part of Rajasthan state of India.
Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India established in 1864.
The Emirate of Sharjah (الشارقة) is one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
A cricket team from England, organised by the Marylebone Cricket Club, toured India and Sri Lanka in the 1976-77 cricket season.
ESPNcricinfo (formerly known as Cricinfo or CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.
Faisalabad (فیصل آباد;; Lyallpur until 1979) is the third-most-populous city in Pakistan, and the second-largest in the eastern province of Punjab.
Fast bowling is one of the two main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket, the other being spin bowling.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Geoffrey Boycott OBE (born 21 October 1940) is a former Yorkshire and England cricketer.
Georgetown is the capital of Guyana, located in Region 4, which is also known as the Demerara-Mahaica region.
Gideon Clifford Jeffrey Davidson Haigh (born 29 December 1965) is an English-born Australian journalist who writes about sport (especially cricket) and business.
Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India.
Goud (also spelt as Gaud or Gawd) Saraswat Brahmins are a Hindu Brahmin community in India and a part of the larger Saraswat Brahmin community.
Gundappa Ranganath Viswanath (born 12 February 1949) is a former Indian cricketer.
Harbhajan Singh Plaha (born 3 July 1980 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India), commonly known as Harbhajan Singh or simply Harbhajan, is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game cricket.
Sir Ian Terence Botham, OBE (born 24 November 1955) is an English former cricketer and current cricket commentator.
Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi PP, HI (born 5 October 1952) is the Chairman of Pakistan Movement of Justice and the candidate for the Prime Minister of Pakistan in the upcoming Pakistani general election, 2018.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
The India national cricket team toured Australia in the 1977–78 season to play 5 Test matches.
The Indian cricket team toured England in the 1971 season and played 19 first-class fixtures, winning 7, losing only one and drawing 11.
The India national cricket team toured New Zealand from 15 January to 22 February 1976 and played a three-match Test series against New Zealand.
The India national cricket team toured the Pakistan during the 1978–79 cricket season.
The India national cricket team toured the West Indies during the 1970–71 cricket season.
The India national cricket team toured the West Indies during the 1975–76 cricket season.
The Indian Premier League (IPL), officially Vivo Indian Premier League for sponsorship reasons, is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India contested during April and May of every year by teams representing Indian cities and some states.
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (née Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician, stateswoman and a central figure of the Indian National Congress.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
John Augustine Snow (born 13 October 1941) is a retired English cricketer.
Kanpur (formerly Cawnpore) is the 12th most populous city in India and the second largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow.
Kapil Dev Nikhanj (born 6 January 1959), better known as Kapil Dev, is a former Indian cricketer.
Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.
Karnataka cricket team represents the Indian state of Karnataka in domestic cricket competitions.
The Kensington Oval is a stadium located to the west of the capital city Bridgetown on the island of Barbados.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
Lahore (لاہور, لہور) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, and is the country’s second-most populous city after Karachi.
List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.
The Chief Minister (CM) of Maharashtra is the head of the Government of the western Indian state of Maharashtra.
In cricket, a player is said to have scored a century when he scores 100 or more runs in a single innings.
The Governor of Maharashtra is the Executive Head of the State of Maharashtra.
The list includes all Indian captains of individual, women's and youth cricket.
Sunil Gavaskar is a former international cricketer who represented and captained the Indian cricket team.
The history of Louisville, Kentucky, United States, as a city is considered to have started on February 13, 1828, the date of the first city charter.
The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award of the Republic of India.
Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States.
Motganhalli Laxminarsu Jaisimha (3 March 1939 – 6 July 1999) was an Indian Test cricketer.
Maalamaal (Rolling in Money) is a 1988 comedy film starring Naseeruddin Shah and Satish Shah, directed by Kewal Sharma.
Madhav Krishnaji Mantri (1 September 1921 – 23 May 2014) was an Indian cricketer who played in four Tests from 1951 to 1955.
, Malcolm Denzil Marshall (18 April 1958 – 4 November 1999) was a West Indian cricketer.
Malcolm Walter Speed (born 14 September 1948) is an Australian businessman and the former CEO of the International Cricket Council.
Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan, Mansur Ali Khan, or M. A. K. Pataudi (5 January 1941 – 22 September 2011), nicknamed Tiger Pataudi, was an Indian cricketer and former captain of the Indian cricket team.
The Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture was started by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on 6 February 2013.
The Marathi people (मराठी लोक) are an ethnic group that speak Marathi, an Indo-Aryan language.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
Michael John Procter (born 15 September 1946) is a former South African cricketer.
Moti Bagh Stadium is a cricket stadium located in Vadodara, Gujarat.
Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
The Mumbai cricket team is a cricket team representing the city of Mumbai in Indian domestic cricket.
Narayanaswami Srinivasan (born 3 January 1945) is an Indian industrialist.
Nagpur is the winter capital, a sprawling metropolis, and the third largest city of the Indian state of Maharashtra after Mumbai and Pune.
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (19 May 1913 – 1 June 1996) was the sixth President of India, serving from 1977 to 1982.
Nehru Stadium (নেহৰু ষ্টেডিয়াম), is a multi-purpose stadium in Guwahati, Assam, India and managed by the Board of Sports, Government of Assam.
The New Zealand national cricket team toured India in 1976-77 season.
The New Zealand national cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket.
Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.
Padinjarethalakal Cherian Alexander (20 March 1921 – 10 August 2011) was an Indian Administrative Service officer of 1948 batch who served as the Governor of Tamil Nadu from 1988 to 1990 and as the Governor of Maharashtra from 1993 to 2002.
The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India, preceded by the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan and followed by the Padma Shri.
Padma Shri (also Padma Shree) is the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Pahlan Ratanji "Polly" Umrigar (28 March 1926 – 7 November 2006) was an Indian cricketer.
Port of Spain (also spelled Port-of-Spain) is the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago and the country's third-largest city, after Chaguanas and San Fernando.
The President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India is the highest post at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which runs Cricket in India.
The Prime Minister of India is the leader of the executive of the Government of India.
The Providence Stadium or Guyana National Stadium is a sports stadium in Guyana, replacing Bourda as the national stadium.
The Queen's Park Oval is a sports stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, used mostly for cricket matches.
Raj Bhavan (translation: Government House) is the official residence of the Governor of Maharashtra.
The Rajasthan cricket team is a cricket team which represents the Indian state of Rajasthan.
The Ranji Trophy is a domestic first-class cricket championship played in India between teams representing regional and state cricket associations.
Rex Vernon Whitehead (26 October 1948 – 26 June 2014) was an Australian Test cricket match umpire, from Victoria.
Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO (born 19 December 1974), is a former Australian international cricketer, and two-time World Cup winning captain in 2003 and 2007, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Rohan Sunil Gavaskar born 20 February 1976 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh is a former Indian cricketer.
Rohan Bholalall Kanhai (born 26 December 1935) is a former Guyanese cricketer who represented the West Indies in 79 Test matches.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar (born 12 July 1965) is a former Indian cricketer.
Sathya Sai Baba (born Sathyanarayana Raju; 23 November 192624 April 2011) was an Indian guru, a cult leader, and philanthropist.
Seam bowling is a bowling technique in cricket whereby the ball is deliberately bowled on to its seam, to cause a random deviation.
The Second Test in the Indian cricket team's tour of Australia for the 2007–08 summer was a controversial Test cricket match played over five days at the Sydney Cricket Ground from 2 to 6 January 2008.
Sharad Govindrao Pawar (born 12 December 1940) is an Indian politician who serves as the president of the Nationalist Congress Party which he founded in 1999, after separating from the Indian National Congress.
Sharjah (الشارقة; Gulf Arabic: aš-šārja) is the third largest and third most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, forming part of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area.
The Sharjah Cricket Stadium (Arabic:لشارقة جمعية ملعب الكريكيت) is in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.
The Sheriff of Mumbai is an apolitical titular position of authority bestowed for one year on a prominent citizen of Mumbai.
Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
In sports broadcasting, a sports commentator (also known as sports announcer, sportscaster or play-by-play announcer) gives a running commentary of a game or event in real time, usually during a live broadcast, traditionally delivered in the historical present tense.
Sportstar is a Fortnightly sports magazine published in India by the publishers of The Hindu.
The Sri Lanka national cricket team, nicknamed The Lions, is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One-Day International (ODI) and T20 International status.
Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan ((informally Venkat, born 21 April 1945) is a former Indian cricketer. He played Test cricket for the Indian cricket team, and later became an umpire on the elite International Cricket Council Test panel. His Test career was one of the longest for any Indian player. He also played for Derbyshire in English county cricket from 1973 to 1975. A qualified engineer and an alumnus of Chennai's famed College of Engineering, Guindy, he is a recipient of the civilian honour of Padma Shri.
The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal under the Constitution of India, the highest constitutional court, with the power of constitutional review.
Taj Coromandel is a five-star luxury hotel located in Chennai, India.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The Oval, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London.
The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group.
Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and Tobago.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Vadodara (formerly known as Baroda) is the third-largest.
Vazir Sultan Tobacco Colts XI and Vazir Sultan Tobacco XI were two first-class cricket teams, sponsored by the Indian company Vazir Sultan Tobacco, that competed in the Moin-ud-Dowlah Gold Cup Tournament in the 1960s and 1970s.
Vengurla is a town in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, India just north of Goa.
The Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground is a cricket ground located in the city of Nagpur.
Vijay Samuel Hazare (11 March 1915 – 18 December 2004) was an Indian cricketer.
The Wankhede Stadium is a cricket stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
The West Indies cricket team embarked on a tour of India in 1983–84 following their surprise defeat to India in 1983 World Cup.
The West Indies cricket team, captained by Clive Lloyd, toured India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan from November 1974 to March 1975 and played a five-match Test series against the India national cricket team followed by a two-match series against the Pakistan national cricket team.
The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.
The West Indies cricket team, colloquially known as and (since June 2017) officially branded as the Windies, is a multi-national cricket team representing the Caribbean region and administered by Cricket West Indies.
The wicket-keeper in the sport of cricket is the player on the fielding side who stands behind the wicket or stumps being watchful of the batsman and be ready to take a catch, stump the batsman out and run out a batsman when occasion arises.
The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their "influence on the previous English season".
World Series Cricket (WSC) was a break away professional cricket competition staged between 1977 and 1979 and organised by Kerry Packer for his Australian television network, Nine Network.
Syed Zaheer Abbas Kirmani (in Punjabi and Urdu: سید ظہیر عباس کرمانی; born 24 July 1947), popularly known as Zaheer Abbas, is a former Pakistani cricketer.
The 1983 Cricket World Cup (officially the Prudential Cup '83) was the 3rd edition of the Cricket World Cup tournament.
The 2014 season of the Indian Premier League, abbreviated as IPL 7 or Pepsi IPL 2014, was the seventh season of the IPL, established by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007.