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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’.

14th Day of February

1896 South Africa were bowled out for 30 by England in Port Elizabeth. This is their lowest score in Tests and the second lowest by any team. George Lohmann took 8 wickets for 7. In the first innings he took 7 for 38. 1982 Sri Lanka’s first international victory in …

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12th Day of February

1949 Gundappa Viswanath, one of the most stylish batsmen India have produced, was born on this day. He made a strokeful century at Kanpur against Australia in 1969. Vishwanath was the master of late cut, in some way he defined the shot. He played the game in its true spirit. …

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11th Day of February

1937 Bill Lawry, one of the greatest openers of Australian side, was born on this day. Left-handed Lawry had a tremendous debut series in 1961 against England when he accumulated 420 runs including a century at Lord’s. He became the captain in1967-68 against India but his captaincy did not long …

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10th Day of February

1847 Albert Hornby, one of only three men in Test history with a bowling average of 0, was born on this day. Hornby played three Tests which spanned for five years and took 1 for 0 off seven overs in his career. 1941 John Hampshire, the first Englishman to score …

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9th Day of February

1922 Jim Laker, the Englishman who took 10 wickets in an innings for the first time ever, was born on this day. Laker had taken all ten against Australia for Surrey in a tour match. In 1956 at Old Trafford, he took 19 wickets against Australia. He took 46 wickets …

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8th Day of February

1952 India got their first Test victory, on their 25th attempt. T came against England in Madras. The Test is marked by Vinoo Mankad’s 12 wickets. Wicket keeper Khokhan Sen made four stumpings in the innings, and five in the match. Both were records until Kiran More stumped West Indies …

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7th Day of February

1982 Australia won the Women’s World Cup against England in Christchurch. Australia won by 3 wickets with 6 balls to spare. 1999 The day of Anil Kumble’s perfect 10. Kumble became only the second man after Jim Laker to take all ten wickets in a Test innings against Pakistan in …

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