Data Mining Under 19 and Senior Indian Cricket Teams

As I am a big cricket fan, I watched the finals of the Under 19 Boys world championship between Australia and India. Congratulations to the Indian cricket team for winning it four times in the past 20 years or so. Given my interests in data mining and also cricket, I dug up more facts about …

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Can India win a Gold medal in Badminton at Common Wealth Games 2014?

Can India win a gold medal in Badminton in CWG 2014? While my heart says yes, my brain says NO. Here are the reasons why: 1. Saina Nehwal is not playing Saina Nehwal was the winner of the singles event in Women’s and with her recent victory in the Australian Open, there was a lot …

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Sachin Tendulkar Fans – Who is Peyton Manning?

There has been a huge cry over the fact that Maria Sharapova mentioned that she did not know who Sachin Tendulkar was. Immediately her FB profile was trolled by a million Sachin fans. What nonsense is this? If you are a real Sachin Tendulkar fan, think like how Sachin will think – just think of …

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Can Professional Badminton Pick Up In India?

Thomas Cup and Uber Cup are two prestigious events held in Badminton where players represent their country (similar to Davis Cup in Tennis). Currently, Thomas Cup and Uber Cup Championships are held in New Delhi. As the turn out in the stadium was very poor, there was an interesting conversation that got started in Facebook …

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Badminton In India

People who know me well obviously know about my love for Badminton. Those of you, who believe Badminton is a backyard game, please watch the video given in this post and then decide. (The fastest recorded smash in badminton is over 200mph, while the fastest in tennis is only 156mph.) Lately, there has been a …

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Sachin scores 100th hundred – finally

It is party time for every one who is a Sachin Tendulkar fan. Finally, after over a year of waiting and some missed opportunities,  Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th hundred, in the one day international against Bangladesh last week. Having watched almost every match of Sachin’s in the past one year in anticipation of his …

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Can Virat Kohli maintain his consistency?

Virat Kohli appears to have all the stars aligned in the right places for him. He is just 23 years old, but already has eight international hundreds in the past year and a half. After his magical century at Hobart (Tasmania, Australia) against Sri Lanka, and the announcement the very next day that he will …

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