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June 25, 2015 4:58 am gmt |
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Joe Root hit 68 in England’s 191-7, with Jason Roy, Alex Hales and Ben Stokes all playing cameos. After Brendon McCullum bludgeoned 35 from 15 balls, New Zealand were well set at 82-2 off eight overs. But collapses of 3-12 in 11 balls and 5-4 in 12 balls saw the Black Caps bowled out for [&hell...
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June 25, 2015 4:13 am gmt |
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Dhoni and Dhawan hit half-centuries; Raina’s sizzling performance earns him the Man-of-the-Match award. India salvaged some pride with an emphatic 77-run victory over Bangladesh in the third and final ODI at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium here on Wednesday. Asked to bat on a dry track and with th...
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June 24, 2015 5:04 am gmt |
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Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi launched a frontal attack on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday (Sunday), saying nothing moved in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) or the Indian Premier League (IPL) without the Minister’s say-so. Mr. Modi is at the centre of a storm over ...
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June 24, 2015 4:28 am gmt |
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In Bangladesh, known for its rain and rivers, a series whitewash has acquired a popular coinage — ‘Banglawash’. On the eve of the third and final One-Day International between India and Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium here, the prevalent question was, “Can India, trailing 2-0...
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June 23, 2015 6:02 am gmt |
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Under-fire India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a sarcastic tone said that if his removal from captaincy can help Indian cricket move in right direction then he is game for it. “I am always the one who is responsible for anything bad that happens in Indian cricket. Everything that happens is because...
In Sports
June 23, 2015 5:56 am gmt |
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It’s been six months since Mahendra Singh Dhoni quit Test cricket but the manner in which he used to approach the shorter format “would not change” as his philosophy is to adapt as per the demands of the situation. Questioned if his approach has changed at all, Dhoni responded in negative. “No, it wi...
In Football
June 17, 2015 6:04 am gmt |
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Coached by Englishman John Herdman, Canada went ahead when Ashley Lawrence scored early on. But Kirsten van de Ven struck a vital equalizer with five minutes left. China drew 2-2 with New Zealand to finish second, but the Dutch are likely to qualify as one of the best third-placed teams. The top two ...
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June 17, 2015 5:04 am gmt |
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Serb Sinisa Mihajlovic has been appointed the new coach of AC Milan, replacing Filippo Inzaghi who was sacked on Tuesday, the Serie A club said. Mihajlovic, who stood down as Sampdoria coach earlier this month, becomes Milan’s fourth boss in less than two years following Inzaghi, Massimiliano A...
In Cricket
June 16, 2015 8:35 am gmt |
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The next edition of the Asia Cup one-day tournament is likely to be held next year in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the first week of March. Although no final decision on the host country was taken during the meeting of the Asian Cricket Council executive board in Malaysia recently, UAE is the st...
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June 16, 2015 5:47 am gmt |
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Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay achieved career-best positions but skipper Virat Kohli dropped out of the ICC rankings’ top-10 after the drawn one-off Test against Bangladesh in Fatullah. Vijay has moved up three places to 20th, while Dhawan has vaulted 15 places to 45th. Ajinkya...
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June 16, 2015 5:08 am gmt |
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Argentina conceded a last-minute equalizer to open its Copa America participation with a disappointing 2-2 draw with Paraguay on Saturday. Substitute striker Lucas Barrios scored in the 90th-minute to cap Paraguay’s comeback after Argentina had opened a two-goal lead in the first half. Sergio Aguero ...
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June 15, 2015 10:39 am gmt |
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A baffled Usain Bolt ran his worst turn ever as he barely won the 200 meters at the Adidas Grand Prix meet in a sluggish 20.29 seconds on a warm, windy day at Randall’s Island on Saturday. Bolt was running into a stiff headwind of 2.8 meters per second that surely affected his time, but [&helli...
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June 15, 2015 5:48 am gmt |
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Pakistan Cricket Board chief (PCB) Shahryar Khan confirmed that a deal was struck with Zimbabwe but rubbished claims that the African side was “bribed” to tour Pakistan. Zimbabwe became the first full member team to tour Pakistan after the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan squad in 2009,...
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June 14, 2015 3:18 am gmt |
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Nadal now has a 11-2 record against Monfils The Spaniard has won the Stuttgart title twice, both on clay. Rafael Nadal defeated Gael Monfils, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final of the Stuttgart Open on Saturday. The Spanish top seed could become the first man to win titles at the event on both clay and [&he...
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June 13, 2015 8:22 am gmt |
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Bangladesh were 55 for one in 12.4 overs when the players were forced off the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium. Rain continued to play spoilsport as morning showers interrupted play on the fourth day of the one-off Test in Fatullah on Saturday. Bangladesh were 55 for one in 12.4 overs when the players w...