ICC World T20 Semi Final – How India Can Beat West Indies

On 31st March 2011, India had vanquished Pakistan in Mohali to enter the Finals of the Cricket World Cup 2011. Exactly 5 years down the line, the Men In Blue are set to contest in yet another knockout encounter – this time, it’s the ICC World T20 Semi Final 2016. They face West Indies in

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ICC World T20 : Get Set For India v Australia At Mohali

Two teams, which have enjoyed similar fortunes in the ICC World T20 2016 shall lock horns today in Mohali to fight for a semi final slot. Both India and Australia have been outplayed by New Zealand, tested by Bangladesh and fed easy victories by Pakistan. Both have 4 points each, and tonight’s victors shall have

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ICC World T20 2016 : Why India Won Against Bangladesh

3 wickets in the last 3 balls of the Bangladesh innings. That was how India pulled off a heist against their gritty neighbours, last night at Bangalore in the ICC World T20 2016. However, despite the thrilling end to the contest, one can be forgiven for thinking that it was more a case of Bangladesh

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ICC World T20 : India v Bangladesh – Preview

The India v Bangladesh match in the ICC World T20 2016, today, is going to be the third encounter between the two teams this year. And despite the focus on the evolution of Bangladesh cricket, India have been worthy victors on both occasions. Having already lost their first couple of games in this World Cup,

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ICC World T20 2016 Points Table

We are nearly into the second week of the ICC World T20 2016. The first few days have been full of exhilarating action, coupled with the display of top notch T20 cricket. Here we take a look at how the teams stand in the all important points table. Group 2 Matches Played Won Lost Tied

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Candidates Tournament Contender: Peter Svidler

Qualification: Runner-up Chess World Cup 2015 FIDE Rating: 2757 Most Played Opening (W/B): Sicilian, Grunfeld *(Till Paul Keres Memorial) Career Stats: Wins- 799, Draws- 1208, Loses- 389 Peter Svidler is the lowest ranked player at the Candidates tournament this year. He would play as an underdog and only has an outside chance of emerging victorious

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Candidates Tournament Contenders: Anish Giri

Qualification: Top two highest average rating in 2015 FIDE Rating: 2793 Most Played Opening (W/B): Sicilian, Sicilian *(Till Zurich Chess Challenge) Career Stats: Wins- 353, Draws- 487, Loses- 181 Anish Giri is the second seed at the Candidates Tournament, however, he had qualified as the top seed. He is the youngest among the other players

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Candidates Tournament Contenders: Fabiano Caruana

Qualification: Top two finishers in the FIDE Grand Prix 2014–15 FIDE Rating: 2794 Most Played Opening (W/B): Sicilian, Sicilian *(Till Tata Steel Chess) Career Stats: Wins- 410, Draws- 468, Loses- 232 Fabiano Caruana is a calculating machine and has always been highly precise during his games. In recent times he seems to have improved his endgame

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Candidates Tournament Contenders: Levon Aronian

Qualification: Wildcard FIDE Rating: 2786 Most Played Opening (W/B): Slav, Ruy Lopez *(Till Zurich Chess Challenge) Career Stats: Wins- 762, Draws- 960, Loses- 334 The Armenian Grandmaster has been recognised as the clear number 2 in the World of Chess for a long time. However, he no longer holds that position dearly in the last

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Candidates Tournament Contenders: Sergey Karjakin

Qualification: FIDE Chess World Cup Winner FIDE Rating: 2760 Most Played Opening (W/B): Sicilian, Sicilian *(Till Tata Steel Championship) Career Stats: Wins- 620, Draws- 802, Loses- 320 After years of staying in the shadow, Russia has re-emerged among the best in Chess. Here is the 2015 Chess World Cup Winner Sergey Karjakin making his way

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