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Sarfraz thinks India seem afraid to face off against Pakistan

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LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team captain (T20I) Sarfraz Ahmed thinks India seem afraid to face off against Pakistan on the cricket pitch, which is why they don’t play against his team. “Perhaps India are afraid of facing Pakistan which is why they don’t play against us,” Indian media quoted the T20 ...

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Australians are no longer friends: Kohli

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DARMASHALA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli said he no longer considered Australian cricketers as friends after winning a tense Test series marked by bad blood in Dharamsala. Kohli, who remarked before the series that he was “really good friends” with some Australian players, said things had changed during the bitter contest ...

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India beat Australia by 8 wickets

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HIMACHAL PRADESH: Lokesh Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane steered India to an eight-wicket win in the fourth and final test against Australia as the hosts secured a 2-1 series victory at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium on Tuesday. Rahul made 51 not out and Rahane added a rapid unbeaten 38 ...

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Nathan Lyon roars for Australia in fourth India Test

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DHARAMSALA: Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took four key wickets to fashion a late comeback for Australia on an engrossing second day in the decisive fourth Test against India on Sunday. The 29-year-old made the most of a lively track at Dharamsala, which is hosting its first Test, to return a rich ...

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Calibration needed to reinstate India-Pakistan ties

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SEVERAL political analysts have suggested that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) emphatic triumph in India’s largest populated state, Uttar Pradesh (U.P.) may pave the way for revival of engagement between India and Pakistan. It is being speculated that PM Modi may even meet with his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, ...

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Amitabh hits back at Aussie media for labeling Kohli to Trump

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MUMBAI: Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan gave a strong and befitting response to the Australian media who had referred to Virat Kohli as the ‘Donald Trump of world sport’. Things were already tense and terse between the cricket teams of Australia and India after the recent back-to-back controversies that had rocked ...

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India scared of defeat to Australia: Mitchell Starc

during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between England and Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 14, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.

PUNE: Australia’s injured spearhead Mitchell Starc has said India’s verbal confrontations with the tourists were the result of fear over losing the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after their unexpected defeat in the opening Test of the series in Pune. Starc, who flew home with a foot stress fracture after the second Test ...

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Vodafone’s Indian unit and Idea Cellular announce merger

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MUMBAI: UK telecoms giant Vodafone has merged its Indian business with Idea Cellular, India’s third-largest network, to create the country’s largest operator. The combined company will have almost 400 million customers, accounting for 35% of the market share, the firms said in a statement. The announcement ends months of speculation ...

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Australia draw third Test against India

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RANCHI: Skipper Steve Smith said the momentum was now firmly with Australia in their battle against India after a fine final-day rearguard action by his batsmen saw the visitors draw the third Test Monday. Australia, who began their second innings 152 runs adrift of India, were in deep trouble after ...

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