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.London, UK
India's Jasprit Bumrah, second left, celebrates taking the wicket of Ollie Pope on Day 5 of the 4th Test at The Oval, London. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • Jasprit Bumrah reached 100 Test wickets in his 24th match, one fewer than Kapil Dev
  • He bowled Ollie Pope and Jonny Bairstow out in the 2nd session of Day 5 of the 4th Test
  • Bumrah's average, 22.45, is the best among Indian bowlers to reach 100 Test wickets 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics this year. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Abhinav Bindra won India's first individual godl medal at the Olympics
  • Kapil Dev's team won India's first cricket World Cup in 1983
  • Indian hockey team's Olympic gold in 1928 triggered ten successive medals

London, Aug 17 (PTI) English captain Joe Root admitted to committing tactical blunders and said he underestimated the Indian lower-order after Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah's batting ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Virat Kohli was not included in Shoaib Akhtar's all-time playing XI. (Photo credit: File/AP/PTI)

  • Shoaib Akhtar picked his all-time ODI playing XI
  • Four Indians - MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Kapil Dev and Sachin Tendulkar - were included
  • Akhtar named Shane Warne as captain

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Paramedics using a stretcher to take out of the pitch Denmark's Christian Eriksen after he collapsed during the Euro 2020 soccer championship match. (Photo credit: File/AP/PTI)

  • In recent days, India lost celebrated cricketer Yashpal Sharma due to a cardiac arrest
  • In a past few months, Sourav Ganguly and Kapil Dev, too, suffered from heart attacks
  • After Eriksen's collapse, "sales of defibrillators have increased sharply"

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Yashpal Sharma was a part of India's 1983 World Cup-winning squad. (Photo credit: Twitter/PunjabKingsIPL)

  • Yashpal Sharma, 66, died after suffering a massive cardiac arrest
  • The middle-order batsman was known for his batting prowess
  • He was cremated at the Lodhi Road crematorium, New Delhi

New Delhi, Jul 13 (PTI) "I shared a strange relationship with Malcolm Marshall. The moment I would come in, he would at least hit me twice on the chest," the late Yashpal Sharma would narrate ...

New Delhi, Jul 13 (PTI) India's cricket fraternity was in shock and disbelief as it mourned the death of 1983 World Cup hero Yashpal Sharma on Tuesday, paying glowing tributes to the former ...

New Delhi, Jul 13 (PTI) India's cricket fraternity was in shock and disbelief as it mourned the death of 1983 World Cup hero Yashpal Sharma on Tuesday, paying glowing tributes to the former ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Yashpal Sharma died of a heart attack on Tuesday (Photo credit: Twitter/@ianuragthakur)

  • Yashpal Sharma was a member of India's World Cup winning team in 1983
  • His blistering 61 against England in the semi-finals carried India to the finals
  • Following retirement, he worked as an umpire and was also a national selector