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Dhawan, Pujara centuries hurt Sri Lanka in first Test

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GALLE: Shikhar Dhawan smashed a career-best 190 on his Test comeback to lead a brilliant Indian batting assault on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. The left-handed opener struck 31 boundaries in a blazing 168-ball knock and Cheteshwar Pujara joined in with an unbeaten ...

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WC heroine Anya Shrubsole lives out Lord’s dream

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LONDON: Anya Shrubsole said her match-winning display in England’s Women’s World Cup final win over India at Lord’s on Sunday was proof that dreams can come true. The 25-year-old pace bowler turned the match on its head with a spell of five wickets for 11 runs late on as England ...

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Shastri on mission to keep India at Number 1

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GALLE: New India coach Ravi Shastri will Wednesday look to prove his team remains the world’s best Test side when they take on Sri Lanka in the first of three matches. Shastri, who took over the demanding role after Anil Kumble’s acrimonious exit last month, has backed India to continue ...

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Indian man kills pregnant wife for not making round chapatis

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NEW DELHI: A 22-year-old pregnant woman was murdered by her husband in India as she couldn’t make him perfectly round chapatis, reported Times of India. The incident occurred in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri Saturday night but it came to light early Sunday morning. Around 4am, the victim’s brother called up the ...

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China warns India not to harbor illusions in border stand-off

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BEIJING: China’s defense ministry warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend its territory, amid a festering border dispute. The stand-off on a plateau next to the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbors, who share ...

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Sri Lanka to probe 2011 Cricket World Cup final defeat

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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s sports minister gave his support Wednesday for an investigation into the country’s controversial 2011 World Cup loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing. The South Asian nation lost the World Cup decider by six wickets at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, stunning the cricket-mad island. Then ...

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Our soldiers won’t be patient forever, says China

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As the standoff between India and China at Doka La enters its second month, Beijing appears to be running out of patience. In a closed-door meeting last week, Chinese officials told foreign diplomats that the Chinese Army has been waiting patiently since the standoff started but they will not do ...

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Australia quietly makes first uranium shipment to India

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SYDNEY: Three years after signing a civilian nuclear supply treaty, the Federal Government confirmed overnight the first shipment of Australian uranium has left for India. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop provided little detail about the inaugural sale, saying only that it was subject to commercial negotiations. The supply deal with India, ...

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Shikhar Dhawan replaces injured Murali Vijay

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MUMBAI: Shikhar Dhawan has been named as replacement for Murali Vijay in the squad for Test series in Sri Lanka starting July 26. The Virat Kohli-led Team India departs for a full-fledged tour consisting three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20 International on July 19. “The All-India Senior Selection ...

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