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Pakistani cricketers’ photos removed from Mohali stadium after Pulwama attack

Pakistani cricketers’ photos removed from Mohali stadium after Pulwama attack

Chandigarh: The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) on Sunday removed the photographs of Pakistani cricketers from various points inside the Mohali stadium as a “humble step” to show solidarity with the families of martyrs of the Pulwama attack. The decision was taken at a meeting of the cricket body’s office bearers here, PCA treasurer Ajay Tyagi […]

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Kohli maintains top spot in ICC Test batsmen chart, Pujara in third spot

Kohli maintains top spot in ICC Test batsmen chart, Pujara in third spot

Dubai, Feb 17:  India captain Virat Kohli remained on top while teammate Chesteshwar Pujara managed to hold on to his third position in the latest ICC Test rankings, where Sri Lankan Kusal Perera made a quantum leap of 58 places. Kohli is leading the chart with 992 rating points ahead of New Zealand skipper Kane […]

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Boult, Mahmudullah fined for misconduct

Boult, Mahmudullah fined for misconduct

Christchurch, Feb 17:  New Zealand bowler Trent Boult and Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah have been fined for breaching cricket’s code of conduct during the second one-day international in Christchurch. Boult was fined 15 percent of his match fee for an “audible obscenity” while Mahmudullah was fined 10 percent for “abuse” of equipment for striking the fence […]

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Ronaldo on target as Juventus cruise before Atletico showdown

Ronaldo on target as Juventus cruise before Atletico showdown

Milan, Feb 16: Cristiano Ronaldo set up Paulo Dybala to score early and added one himself with defender Leonardo Bonucci also on target as Juventus surged 14 points clear in Serie A with a 3-0 win over lowly Frosinone. Coach Massimiliano Allegri was taking no chances, even against a side sitting second bottom of the […]

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PSL an opportunity for young cricketers ahead of World Cup: Sarfraz

PSL an opportunity for young cricketers ahead of World Cup: Sarfraz

DUBAI: Sarfraz Ahmed said  that Pakistan Super League (PSL) provided an opportunity for  young cricketers to prove their skills and worth  ahead of the  World Cup. Sharing his words with media after thrashing  Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators’ skipper said  that those who perform exceptionally in the PSL 2019  would be considered for the upcoming World […]

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I would always like to bat as high as possible – Rishabh Pant

I would always like to bat as high as possible – Rishabh Pant

New Delhi : A slight tweak in hand positioning and body posture was all that it took for Rishabh Pant to turn the tables after a tough stint behind the stumps in England and the fast-rising Indian wicketkeeper-batsman credits Kiran More for making it happen. He faced sharp criticism for his wicket-keeping skills in adverse […]

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Saina beats Sindhu in Senior Nationals final for second title in a row

Saina beats Sindhu in Senior Nationals final for second title in a row

Guwahati: Saina Nehwal on Saturday won her second consecutive and fourth overall Senior Nationals women’s single badminton title as she defeated PV Sindhu 21-18, 21-15 in the final in Guwahati. The 28-year old Saina defended her title successfully as she took on rival Sindhu in the final. Whhile top seed Sindhu had a positive start, […]

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Rahul recalled, Karthik dropped, Markande new face for Australia engagements

Rahul recalled, Karthik dropped, Markande new face for Australia engagements

Mumbai, Feb 15 :  Batsman K L Rahul was Friday recalled for the ODI and T20 home series against Australia but the selectors dropped Dinesh Karthik while picking rookie leg-spinner Mayank Markande as the new face. India will play two T20 Internationals and five ODIs, starting February 24, in what will be their last international […]

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Du Plessis and De Kock stretch South Africa Test lead

Du Plessis and De Kock stretch South Africa Test lead

Durban, Feb 15 : Faf du Plessis and Quinton de Kock hit half-centuries as South Africa stretched their lead on the third day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Friday. South Africa were 227 for five in their second innings at lunch, a lead of 271 runs. Du Plessis was unbeaten on 72 while […]

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Saina, Kashyap, Sourabh Verma enter semifinals of Senior Nationals

Saina, Kashyap, Sourabh Verma enter semifinals of Senior Nationals

Guwahati: Former champions Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma advanced to the semifinals of the 83rd Yonex-Sunrise Senior Badminton Nationals in Guwahati on Friday. Defending champion Saina hardly broke a sweat to get the better of former India number one Neha Pandit of Mumbai 21-10, 21-10 in a lop-sided quarterfinal contest. The two-time Commonwealth […]

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