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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’.

22nd Day of November

1873 JT Tyldesley, a fleet-footed right-handed stroke-maker, was born on this day. The Englishman made almost 40,000 first-class runs in a long career with Lancashire and England. He played 31 Tests, making 112 in his second Test to set up a 210-run victory over South Africa in Cape Town in …

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22nd Day of December

1929 Wazir Mohammad, brother of Hanif Mohammad who often remained under the shadow of Hanif, was born on this day. Wazir was one of four Test-playing Mohammad brothers. He scored both his Test hundreds in the Caribbean series of 1957-58. 1947 Dilip Doshi, the left-arm spinner for India, was born …

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20th Day of December

1905 Bill O’Reilly, a leg-spinner with the speed of a medium pacer, was born on this day. Also known as ‘Tiger’, Bill was 6feet 2inches tall who played 27 Test matches and took 144 wickets. 1948 A Test match, that remains the only match to be won off the last …

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19th Day of December

1916 Merv Wallace, one of New Zealand’s most underrated cricketers, was born on this day. Wallace scored two half-centuries on debut at Lord’s in 1937 and returned after the war to score 1722 runs on the 1949 tour of England. 1969 Nayan Mongia, a wicketkeeper-batsman for India, was born on …

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18th Day of December

1910 Eric Tindill, an extraordinary sportsman for New Zealand was born on this day. Tindill is the only man to play Test cricket and rugby, as well as becoming a Test umpire and international rugby referee. He made his Test cricket debut in 1936 against England and kept wicket in …

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17th Day of December

1914 Mushtaq Ali, the stylish opener for India, was born on this day.  He formed a fine opening partnership with Vijay Merchant, and in the second Test in 1936, at Old Trafford, the pair added 203 for the first wicket in 150 breathtaking minutes. His last Test, against England in …

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16th Day of December

1882 Jack Hobbs, the man who scored the most runs and the most hundreds in first-class cricket, was born on this day. The Englishman scored 61,760 runs and 199 centuries of which most of the runs came while playing for Surrey. Hobbs formed a dynamic opening partnership with Herbert Sutcliffe …

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