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September 02, 2020

The All-Rounder

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

The Indian-born Australian Lisa Caprini Sthalekar was recently inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, becoming the 9th woman to be so honoured. We have an exclusive conversation with the pioneering cricketer-turned-commentator, who remains grounded even in the face of incredible professional success
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Mayanti Langer-Binny
February 19, 2020

Game Face

Text by Snehal Pradhan. Illustration by Vishnu M Nair

Following a serendipitous opportunity, the girl who once hated cricket is now a fixture on its televised English coverage in India. Over the last 13 years, Mayanti Langer-Binny has commentated on a host of major global sports events, and in a long-overdue encounter, former national cricketer Snehal Pradhan observes the off-camera confidence that has maintained the broadcaster’s steady position in such an unpredictable field
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Vietnamese Cooking Class at Flavour Diaries
May 30, 2019

From Russell Peters' stand-up show to an exhibition on portraiture, Verve gives you the lowdown on the events that should be on your radar this weekend
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Anjali Doshi, co-editor of The Nightwatchman, Tendulkar in Wisden: An Anthology, Ramnath Goenka Award for Sports Journalism (Broadcast), Former cricket editor at NDTV 24x7

Why Are We At Our Most Patriotic During An India V/s Pakistan Match?

Text by Anjali Doshi. Illustration by Tanya Eden

We elevate sport beyond finite numbers, beyond the limited significance of runs or records, to the point where it becomes about more than the game
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Aravind Adiga, Author, Man Booker Prize winner, Selection Day
November 03, 2016

The Man Booker Prize winning author talks about his characters, cricket and what drives him as a writer
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian Cricket Captain

Why Mahendra Singh Dhoni Is India’s Most Innovative Cricketer

Text by Anjali Doshi. Illustration by Rahul Das

His unconventional playing calls have marked Mahendra Singh Dhoni as India’s most innovative cricketer. We decode his mind and mystique
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