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What’s common between Gavaskar and Kapil? Love for Maradona

DNMUM416391 | 6/18/2018 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :373



Bengaluru: It is no secret that a majority of top-level cricketers love football. England cricketing great Denis Compton played international football for his country, while the legendary Ian Botham played 11 matches for Scunthorpe United in the English Football League before the current English Premier League took shape. West Indies master blaster Viv Richards is believed to have played the 1974 World Cup qualifiers for Antigua. India’s own Kapil Dev had a brief stint with the popular East Bengal FC in Kolkata during his hey days. And, the modern-day hot stars Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni are co-owners of the Indian Super League teams, FC Goa and Chennaiyin FC, respectively. There’s an addition to that long list. Two of the finest crickete
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