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2009-05-24 19:34:40

The Deccan Chargers fought off Anil Kumble's 4 for 16 spell Sunday to defeat the Royal Challengers in the Indian Premier League cricket final in South Africa. The Johannesburg thriller saw Herschelle Gibbs (53 not out) and Andrew Symonds (33 in 21 balls) take Hyderabad's total to 143-6 in 20 overs, enough to register a six-run win over the Bangalore team's 137 for 9 in the same number of overs, the BBC reported. The Chargers thus erased their ignominious record of finishing at the bottom in...

2008-07-10 00:00:18

By NICOLE DASTUR He ruled the Indian spin bowling attack for years. Now, at 37, he's captaining the Indian Test side. But Anil Kumble's not yet out, for he's all set to make his acting debut in a Pritish Nandy production Meerabai Not Out. Yes, Kumble will soon be seen on the big screen; what's more, he's playing himself! "The film revolves around cricket and a particular cricketer which happens to be me. So I'm essentially playing myself. That's why I agreed to do the film," says Kumble,...


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