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Neymar out until at least May 17, eyes ‘dream’ World Cup

Neymar out until at least May 17, eyes ‘dream’ World Cup

Sao Paulo: Brazilian superstar Neymar said that he won’t be back playing at least until the second half of May, when he is scheduled to have his final medical exam following foot surgery. “There isn’t an exact date yet. I have the last exam, if I’m not mistaken, I’m not sure, on May 17,” the […]

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CA denies reports of Langer’s appointment as head coach

CA denies reports of Langer’s appointment as head coach

Sydney: Cricket Australia (CA) says reports claiming Justin Langer will replace Darren Lehmann as the national team’s head coach are premature. On Wednesday, the West Australian said former Australia opener Langer will be the man to succeed Lehmann, who stepped down in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal despite being cleared of having any knowledge […]

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Nishikori beats Medvedev to reach Monte Carlo last 16

Nishikori beats Medvedev to reach Monte Carlo last 16

Monte Carlo: Japan`s Kei Nishikori continued his comeback from injury with an impressive 7-5, 6-2 win over Russian Daniil Medvedev on Wednesday to reach the Monte Carlo Masters third round. The former world number four, who has struggled over the last year with a right wrist injury, followed up his first-round victory against Tomas Berdych […]

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Alam not selected on merit, claims Inzamam

Alam not selected on merit, claims Inzamam

Lahore: Pakistan chief selector Inzamamul Haq on Tuesday has rejected criticism for not selecting left-handed batsman Fawad Alam for the upcoming Test tour of Ireland and England in May. Alam, who has a first-class average of 55.36 in 145 matches, the best in the history of Pakistan’s domestic cricket, was once again overlooked in the […]

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Pulwama set to host unique mega cricket league

Pulwama set to host unique mega cricket league

Saffron Cricket League

By: Zeeshan Pulwama, April 17:In first of its kind, Pulwama is all set to host a mega cricket league which is presumed  to commence in last week of April 2018. The mega league has been named as ‘Saffron Premier League’ and will be played at Sports Stadium Pulwama. The league is first of its kind […]

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Narine takes 100th IPL wicket in emphatic win

Narine takes 100th IPL wicket in emphatic win

Kolkata: Sunil Narine took his 100th Indian Premier League wicket and Andre Russell produced another blitz in Kolkata Knight Riders’ 71-run drubbing of Delhi Daredevils at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Monday. Narine failed with the bat after being sent in to open, but the West Indies spinner more than made up for it with […]

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Afghanistan’s Shahzad fined for playing in Pakistan

Afghanistan’s Shahzad fined for playing in Pakistan

Kabul: Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on the weekend fined wicketkeeper-batsman Muhammad Shahzad AUS$5,000 for playing in a local tournament in Pakistan. The ACB then issued a firm ultimatum to the 30-year-old to return to the country within a month or risk losing his contract. Shahzad, who lives in Peshawar, a city near the Afghan border […]

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Djokovic earns 1st Masters win of 2018

Djokovic earns 1st Masters win of 2018

Monaco (France): Serbia’s Novak Djokovic earned his first Masters 1,000 win this year after defeating fellow Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-0, 6-1 in the first round of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters. World No.13 Djokovic needed just 56 minutes to beat his rival and concluded the Monday night’s match without giving up a single break point of […]

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Defender Nacho absent as Real Madrid train for Bilbao tie

Defender Nacho absent as Real Madrid train for Bilbao tie

Madrid: Real Madrid’s head coach Zinedine Zidane could count on a full roster at training on Tuesday ahead of the team’s mid-week league home fixture against Athletic Bilbao with the exception of defender Nacho Fernández, who remains in recovery from a thigh injury. The morning training session got underway at the Valdebebas complex and the […]

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Don’t need to use my back as my arms can do the job: Dhoni

Don’t need to use my back as my arms can do the job: Dhoni

Mohali, Apr 16: Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s powerful forearms won many a matches for India and no wonder the former India captain has confidence to clear the boundary even when he is suffering from excruciating back pain. For lofted shots, a batsman needs to maintain shape while transfering body weight into the shot. However against Kings […]