Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Sports

Dazzling Pandya and Kuldeep, India floor Sri Lanka

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PALLEKELE:  A blazing century from all-rounder Hardik Pandya and four wickets from spinner Kuldeep Yadav left India in total command of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka on Sunday. Kuldeep led an inspired bowling display with his left-arm wrist spin to help dismiss Sri Lanka for 135 in ...

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Vijender Singh Once Again Challenges Amir Khan for a Fight

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NEW DELHI: Vijender Kumar has a 8-0 winning record since turning pro in 2015 and the star India boxer has once again expressed his desire to fight against British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan.  In an interview, Vijender said that he hopes to fight against Amir Khan soon, who had earlier said ...

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Chris Gayle could return to face England in ODIs

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LONDON: Chris Gayle could make an eye-catching return to West Indies’ one-day side against England later this summer following the thawing of relations between senior Caribbean cricketers and the board. Even at 37, the big-hitting Gayle remains one of the world game’s biggest drawcards, but he has restricted his international ...

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PCB recalls 13 players from CPL and English county circuit

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The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has abruptly revoked No-Objection Certificates given to 13 players currently in England and the West Indies and has asked them to return home to fulfill national and domestic commitments. The board had originally given as many as 10 players, including seven centrally contracted cricketers, permission ...

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Lanka fight back after Dhawan fires ton

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PALLEKELE: Shikhar Dhawan smashed a scintillating century for India, but Sri Lanka’s spinners struck five times to leave the tourists on edge after the first day of the third Test on Saturday. Malinda Pushpakumara took three wickets and Lakshan Sandakan two, leaving India on 329-6 at the close, with Wriddhiman ...

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BCCI is not above God, says Sreesanth

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NEW DELHI: An irate S. Sreesanth on Saturday vowed to make a competitive comeback despite BCCI’s decision to appeal against the lifting of the life-ban on the tainted pacer. On Friday, the BCCI decided to appeal to the Division Bench of Kerala High Court against lifting of life ban on ...

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India’s Mukund slams trolls for comments on skin colour

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MUMBAI: India opening batsman Abhinav Mukund has lashed out at social media trolls for comments he received on his skin tone and has called for a change in people’s mindset. The 27-year-old Tamil Nadu batsman posted a statement on Twitter late on Wednesday, saying that he had wanted to address ...

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English teen takes six wickets in an over

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Luke Robinson, a 13-year old from London, bowled out six batsmen in six consecutive deliveries of his over creating history of sorts while playing for Philadelphia Cricket Under-13s. Robinson’s family was elated at what the boy had achieved and took their time to absorb what had happened. A 13-year old ...

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Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica into world 4×100 relay finals

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PARIS: Usain Bolt’s bid to bring the curtain down on his glittering career with a 15th world gold medal remained on track as Jamaica qualified for the final of the 4x100m relay. Bolt took the unusual step of racing the relay heats, something usually reserved for the more unheralded members ...

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