• Tendulkar’s Smashing New Home

    On the first day of Navratri, Sachin Tendulkar has moved into his new home in Bandra — a five-storeyed bungalow at 19-A, Perry Cross Street.

    It has reportedly cost the world's richest cricketer a whopping Rs 39 crore (about $7.9 million at today's prices).

    IANS reports:

    A battery of media-persons clicked away furiously as Sachin, clad in a simple striped T-shirt and trousers, took his first formal step into the bungalow with a glow of happiness on his face.

    "I am really thrilled and happy today, especially for my mother and my family members," gushed Sachin on the occasion.

    His family members, mother, wife and children also followed suit and then everybody started admiring the cricket maestro’s ‘dream home’ in every nook and corner.

    Sachin spent his early childhood in Sahitya Sahawas Colony, Bandra east, and later honed his batting skills in the famous Shivaji Park grounds when he lived in Dadar.

    After scouting around all over Mumbai, he had zeroed in on and purchased the Bandra west

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  • Akhtar

    I wanted to be known, recognised: Akhtar

    After kicking the hornet's nest with sensational claims in his autobiography 'Controversially Yours', former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar didn't shy away from raising a new controversy when he said that 'it is beyond his dignity to respond to Sachin's snub.'

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    In an interview with NewsX, the pacer took on Pakistan Cricket Board and Wasim Akram once again. He also clarified why Tendulkar was scared of him during the Faisalabad Test.

    Sachin"Tendulkar was suffering from tennis elbow during that time and was having difficulty holding his bat (pulling), so we decided to target his head and get him out. We wanted to scare him off with barrage of bouncers. And I felt - that particular day - Sachin was scared, he was uncomfortable against me," Akhtar said.

    Shoaib also maintained his stand that Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid were not match-winners - atleast when he was around.

    The speedster lashed out at PCB chairman Ijaz Butt,

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  • Caption Challenge – 1

    All right, wise guys. How many of you can come up with a funny caption for this?

    Leave your caption in a comment. We will republish the funniest ones.


    Update, September 28: Thanks for your awesome response to Caption Challenge!

    Your 1300+ comments made our day. It was tough picking out the best ones, but here's the short-list:

    Vipin Dhangar - Time to play dandiya.

    Abhishek - Wingardium Leviosa!

    Arka - Raina fishes outside the off-stump, but this is overdoing it!

    Santhosh Kumar - Thanks to BCCI, even bats get stress fractures.

    Rohan - Itne-mein-tuta ta ta, bagal mein joota ta ta.

    Binayak - Kalmadi's gift to Raina?

    Vikas - Sit, Bat, Sit. Finish your job so we can go home.

    Mohd Talha - Bats off ... to Malinga!

    Vincy - Haath mein handle, zameen pe balla... haye allah... haye allah.

    PlugUgly - Stringing in the Rain(a)

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