Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Sports

Three arrested in IPL betting sting

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NEW DELHI: Indian police seize trio of men following Gujarat versus Delhi clash in Indian Premier League. Indian police have arrested three men suspected of illegal betting on lucrative Indian Premier League matches, the cricket board said. The trio were arrested Thursday at a hotel where the Gujarat Lions and ...

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Messi to tie the knot with highschool sweetheart

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LONDON: Barca star is all set to play the most important league of his life. Yes! Lionel Messi is all ready to tie the knot with his longstanding partner. The two have been together for ten years. The pair who has been together for such long time finally agreed to ...

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Quit IPL, get contract deals: Australia board tells its top cricketers

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SYDNEY: The Australian Cricket Board offered long-term contracts to five of its most valuable players in exchange for not playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) from the next season. As per the report, Cricket Australia’s move to offer three-year deals to star players – Steven Smith, David Warner, Pat Cummins, ...

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Amir Khan: Will announce my comeback fight opponent next month

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NEW DELHI: British Pakistani boxing star Amir Khan today said Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao and reigning IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook are among the prospective opponents for his much-anticipated return to the ring come November. “I will announce a fight within the next one month. I am in talks with ...

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Watson: This year has been my worst IPL

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KOLKATA: Royal Challengers Bangalore allrounder Shane Watson admitted that 2017 was the “worst IPL” that he has ever had but is committed to doing everything possible to ensure the team wins their final game against Delhi Daredevils. Royal Challengers have only two wins in the season so far, and if ...

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Pakistan all out for 376 on second day against Windies

Members of the West Indies team form a guard of honour for captain Misbah-ul-Haq of Pakistan who is playing his final test match, during the second days of play of the 3rd and final test match at the Windsor Park Stadium in Roseau, Dominica on May 11, 2017.  
The series is level with one match all. / AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON

Misbah-ul-Haq walks out to a guard of honour DOMINICA: Pakistan opener Azhar Ali made his second century of the series as they batted into a strong position on the second day of the third test against West Indies in Dominica. Azhar laboriously ground out a patient 127 in a marathon ...

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Younis Khan to coach Afghanistan team after retirement

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KABUL: Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan is set to join the Afghanistan national team as coach after he retires from international cricket at the end of the third Test against the West Indies, said Afghanistan Cricket Board chairman. The ACB head Atif Mashal told media that Younis, 39, had agreed ...

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IPL: Chris Gayle apologises to Bangalore fans

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BENGALURU: Following a disastrous campaign with the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the on-going IPL, batsman Chris Gayle revealed his appreciation towards the fans who continued to support their team despite the circumstances. “My sincerest apologies to all the RCB fans. You all have been very supportive and in spite of ...

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