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Poulomi Kundu

PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata. After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata. In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer. Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream. So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.

10th Day of March

1971 India won their first Test against West Indies at the 25th attempt in Port-of Spain. Dilip Sardesai’s hundred and half-centuries by Gavaskar and Eknath Solkar gave India a first-innings lead of 138. In the second innings, Sunil Gavaskar hit the winning runs and remained unbeaten at 67. S Venkataraghavan …

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8th Day of March

1928 Jack Hobbs became the oldest man in Test history to score a hundred when he knocked 142 in Melbourne against Australia. He was 46 years and 82 days old. 1931 Neil Adcock, the first South African to get to 100 Test wickets, was born on this day. Adcock took …

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7th Day of March

1934 Nari Contractor, a dependable opener for India, was born on this day. Contractor made his Test debut against New Zealand in Bombay. But his bright cricket career was cut short due to a fatal injury at head from a ball of Charlie Griffith in Bridgetown in 1961-62. His skull …

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6th Day of March

1956 Peter Roebuck, perhaps the most famous cricket writers, was born on this day. He played 335 first-class matches and 298 List A matches for Somerset ut never played for England. Later he became a distinguished cricket writer. Roebuck died in 2011 when he fell to his death from a …

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5th Day of March

1921 Nazar Mohammad, Pakistan’s first Test centurion, was born on this day. He played only five Tests and all against India in 1952-53. 1963 Eddo Brandes, the Zimbabwean seamer who was famous for his chicken farm, was born on this day. Brandes seamed the ball with ease and was successful …

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Subhankar Sharma wins his second European Tour title in 2 months

Consecutive birdies on the last two holes helped India’s Subhankar Sharma lift the title at the third edition of the Maybank Championship  at the Saujana Golf and Country Club in Subang. This is Subhankar’s second  Asian Tour and European Tour sanctioned tournament title after winning the Joburg Open in December …

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