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Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that he didn't find it disrespectful that Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova didn't know who he was as she did not follow cricket."Sharapova's comments were not disrespectful. She doesn't follow cricket," a gentleman-like Sachin said in an interview to a private news channel.Tendulkar fans reacted angrily on social media when Sharapova admitted during a post match press conference at the Wimbledon that she did not know who was Sachin Tendulkar.Tendulkar was in the Royal Box during the Championship alongside former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss.Sharapova's Facebook and Twitter account faced severe backlash and lot of unsavoury posts were found though the Russian tennis ace kept silent."Sachin Tendulkar was the other person who came in at the same time as David (Beckham). Do you know who Sachin is?" The reigning French Open champion flatly had replied: "I don't."Tendulkar is a regular visitor at the Royal Box during Wimbledon and a couple of seasons back Swiss ace Roger Federer had posted a pic of himself with the Indian superstar on his twitter account.PTI

Australia coach Darren Lehmann expects players to sledge during South Africa ODIs

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Australia coach Darren Lehmann expects players to sledge during South Africa ODIs

Johannesburg: Australia coach Darren Lehmann haspredicted that sledging is likely to be part of themix when the Aussies confront South Africa in a five-match one-dayinternational series.Skipper Steve ...


India vs New Zealand: Sachin Tendulkar sees Virat Kohli & co dominating world cricket

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India vs New Zealand: Sachin Tendulkar sees Virat Kohli & co dominating world cricket

Kanpur: Legendary Sachin Tendulkar on Thursdaylavished praise on the current team led by Virat Kohli as he feels that the core will remain same for the next decade expecting India to dominate world cr...

India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli says he's not averse to using Spidercam, but it shouldn't interrupt play

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India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli says he's not averse to using Spidercam, but it shouldn't interrupt play

Kanpur: India's Test captain Virat Kohli says he is not averse to the idea of using Spidercam in Tests as long as it doesn't interrupt the field of play or affect the proceedings of the match.Spiderca...

Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth, Ajay Jayaram, H S Prannoy progress to second round of Japan Super Series

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Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth, Ajay Jayaram, H S Prannoy progress to second round of Japan Super Series

Tokyo: It turned out to be a mixed day for Indian shuttlers at the Japan Super Series with Ajay Jayaram, H S Prannoy and K Srikanth fighting their way to the second round of the men's singles competit...

India vs New Zealand 2016: Virat Kohli wants hosts to improve their batting against spin

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India vs New Zealand 2016: Virat Kohli wants hosts to improve their batting against spin

Kanpur:Captain Virat Kohli said he is not overlyworried about the Indian Test team's recent struggles againstspinners, but added thatthey are working on this aspect, sincea side that aspires to be cha...

BCCI appoints former wicket-keeper MSK Prasad as India's chief selector

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BCCI appoints former wicket-keeper MSK Prasad as India's chief selector

Mumbai: In defiance of the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha committee recommendations, the BCCI on Wednesdaynamed a five-member selection committee headed by former wicketkeeper-batsman MSK Prasad and co...

Pakistan awarded with ICC Test Championship mace for the first time

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Pakistan awarded with ICC Test Championship mace for the first time

Lahore: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Wednesdayreceived the ICC Test Championship mace for leading the side to the top of the ICC Test Team Rankings for the first time since the current rankings s...