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Top 10 Moments of the ICC World Cup 2015 so far

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Ravindra Jadeja

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Ravindra Jadeja, is a left-handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He is considered as a genuine all rounder. Jadeja started playing his first class cricket for Saurashtra. In the year 2005, at the age of 16 years he was a member of India U-19 junior team. Thereon participated in U-19 world cup in Sri Lanka in 2006 and performed well. Jadeja’s good form continued in the U-19 world cup, in 2008 edition.  He played a vital role in the victory of India as a player and a vice-captain.

Jaddu, as he known among the friends, holds the only Indian player to score three triple centuries in first class cricket in the history of cricket. In 2008-09, Ravindra Jadeja with his immaculate first class all round performance, got a call to the Indian ODI team against Sri Lanka. In his debut match he scored an impressive 60* . Though he had displayed his ability to play long innings in the first class cricket, he waited four years after his ODI debut for his first Test cap.

Jadeja, is a specialist T20 player. His variety in the bowling, ability to hit the ball out of park and the energy in the field makes him a “Rockstar” in the cricket field.

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Full name : Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja

Nick Name : Jaddu, RJ, Rockstar

Born : 6 December 1988

Batting Style : Left-Handed Bat

Bowling style : Slow Left-Arm Orthodox

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Rohit Sharma

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Full Name : Rohit Gurunath Sharma

Nick Name : Ro-hit

Born : 30 April 1987

Batting Style : Right – Hand Bat

Bowling style : Right-Arm Off Break

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Shikhar Dhawan

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Full Name : Shikhar Dhawan

Born : 05 December 1985

Batting Style : Left – Hand Bat

Batting-Position : Top- Order

Role: Batsman

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Ajinkya Rahane

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Full Name : Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane

Nick Name : Jinks

Born :  06 June 1988

Batting Style : Right – Hand Bat

Batting-Position : Top – Order

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar, a right-arm medium – fast bowler, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, India. He is natural swinger of cricket ball. Bhuvi started his cricket career playing for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket and later for Central zone in the prestigious Duleep Trophy tournament. His first class debut was at the age of 17. He came into news when he dismissed sachin Tendulkar for a duck in the Ranji Trophy final match in the domestic season during the year 2008-09.

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Ravichandran Ashwin

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Ravichandran Ashwin, an off spin bowler, is the spearhead of Indian spin bowling. He has unique varieties of deliveries in his kitty to surprise enough the best batsman in the game. He has sucessfully tried and implemented the carrom ball, an inspiration he got from Sri Lankan cricketer Ajanta Mendiz. Ashwin is one of the best findings of the IPL. His remarkable performance in IPL 2010 season for his franchisie ‘Chennai Super Kings’ was a gateway to his national side.

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Suresh Raina

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Suresh Raina, the flamboyant Indian left hand middle order batsman was born on 27 November 1986. He hails from Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. He started his cricket career playing for Uttar Pradesh Junior teams.In 2003, at the age of 16, he made his debut in Renji trophi for Uttar Pradesh.Raina represented India in U-19 world cup.In 2005, Suresh Raina got his first call for national ODI team. His debut was against Sri Lanka at Dambulla.Raina is considered as one of the best modern age cricketers with his brilliance in batting, exemplary fielding skills and a handy part time bowler. Raina has scored century in all the three format of the game, the only Indian player to achieve this record.

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Full Name : Suresh Kumar Raina

Nick Name : Sanu , Saurab

Born : 27 November 1986

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Unknown interesting facts about Rahul Dravid

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1.    Rahul Dravid, the wall of Indian cricket was a keen Hockey player in his childhood. He was also got selected to Karnataka state junior Hockey team.

2.    Like many other cricketers Dravid has nurtured superstitions in the cricket field, he used to wear a new cloth items in his every Test matches.

3.    Rahul Dravid is the only cricketer to have made the international debut and retirement in the same match.This happened when he appeared for his lone T20 match against England.

4.    Dravid holds the record of not being out on duck for most consecutive One Day International matches.

5.    Dravid, at the age of 39, became the second oldest batsman after Sir Donald Bradman to score 1000 or more runs in Test cricket  in a calendar year.

6.    Rahul Dravid is the only cricketer to hit 3 consecutive sixes in an International T20 debut.

7.    India is not the the only team for which Rahul Dravid played against Pakistan. In 2003 he represented Scotland team and dismissed for duck in the fist ball.

8.    He is the only batsman in the world to have been involved in the two 300 plus ODI partnerships.

9.    Rahul Dravid has faced a total of 31,258 deliveries in his Test career, which is a record.

10.    In 2004-05 Dravid was voted as the sexiest sports personality in India in an online survey.

Sanju V Samson

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Sanju Viswanath Samson was born on 11 November 1994 and he hails from Kerala. His father Samson Viswanath was a football player and played for Delhi 1n 1993. Sanju’s father was the prime motivator behind his cricketing talent. Sanju Samson was the  captain of Kerala U-13 cricket team for South Zone U-13 cricket tournament and also scored four centuries in the tournament. In 2011 at the age of 15 he was selected for the Kerala Renji team. He was a member of India’s U-19 Asia cup team held in Malaysia in 2012. He scored a match winning ton in the final of U-19 Aisa Cup final in 2013. In the IPL, intially he was contracted for Kolkata Knight Riders (2012), but could not played any match. In 2013 IPL season he was transfers to Rajasthan Royals and got the opportunity to play under Rahul Dravid. Grooming under Rahul Dravid, whom he considered as his idol, helped him a lot. The IPL season 2013 and 14 played for Rajasthan Royals brought him applause from many cricket pandits. Sanju Samson holds the record of the youngest batsman to score a half century both in IPL and CLT20.

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Full Name : Sanju Viswanath Samson

Born : 11 November 1994

Batting Style : Right-Hand Bat

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Must known facts about MS Dhoni

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1.    Dhoni got out in his debut ODI and T20 matches with out scoring a single run.

2.    Dhoni’s trademark long hair in his early career was inspired from Bollywood actor John Abraham.

3.    His 183* against Sri Lanka in 2005 is highest individual score while chasing in ODI.

4.    Dhoni is the one and only captain in the world who had won all cup of ICC.

5.    Dhoni could not score an ODI century outside Asia.

6.    Dhoni holds the record of fastest centuary by an Indian wicket keeper in the Test match.

7.    Dhoni has not scored a half century/century in International T20 matches.

8.    In the year 2011, the TIME magazine included him in ‘Time 100′, the list of most influential people in 2011.

9.    The record of most catches (06 catches Vs New Zealand) by an indian player in an innings of  Test match is held by MS Dhoni.

10.    MS Dhoni’s trademark cricket shot is known as “helicopter shot”, which was taught to him by late Jharkhand cricketer Santosh Lal, who was also a friend of MSD.

11.    Mahinder Singh Dhoni has captained Indian Team in every match it played in world T20 championship. Another unique record held by the captain cool.

12    MS Dhoni once denied in accepting  the doctoral degree offered by Jharkhand Govt, saying that he has not yet completed his graduation.

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