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Miami Open: Del Potro downs Nishikori to enter quarters

Miami : Argentine tennis tornado Juan Martin del Potro virtually erased Japan’s Kei Nishikori from the map, taking just 72 minutes to smash his rival 6-2, 6-2 and move into the quarter-finals of the Miami Open here. In the next round, Del Potro will face off for the first time on the ATP circuit against […]

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Astle mop up tail as New Zealand thump England in opener

AUCKLAND, Recalled leg-spinner Todd Astle captured two wickets in the final session as New Zealand recorded an innings and 49-run victory over England in a day-night test at Eden Park to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. Astle, who was recalled to replace the injured Mitchell Santner, had Craig Overton trapped in front […]

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Yuki pulls out of Davis Cup tie

New Delhi, Mar 26: India’s highest ranked player Yuki Bhambri has pulled out of the Davis Cup tie against China owing to a minor abdominal tissue tear. The selection committee has picked World No. 246 Prajnesh as Yuki’s replacement as he is the next best singles ranked player. After losing to hosts Canada 2-3 in […]

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Smith, Warner to stand down for rest of Test

Smith, Warner to stand down for rest of Test

Ball-tampering scandal:

Sydney, Mar 25 :Steve Smith and David Warner will stand down as captain and vice-captain for rest of Australia’s third Test match against South Africa, Cricket Australia said today as it investigates a ball-tampering scandal. There have been growing calls for Smith to be sacked as captain after he admitted being the mastermind of a […]

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Rashid Khan fastest to 100 ODI wickets

Harare: Teenaged Afghanistan legspinner Rashid Khan has become the fastest bowler to the milestone of 100 ODI wickets, doing so in 44 matches which is eight fewer than the previous record holder, Australia’s Mitchell Starc who took 52 matches to break an 18-year-old record in 2016. Rashid, the game’s No 2 ranked ODI bowler, took […]

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Federer to lose No. 1 ranking after shock loss to Kokkinakis

Miami, Mar 25 : Roger Federer’s latest reign atop the world rankings will end after the Swiss great’s shock loss to Australian qualifier Thanasi Kokkinakis in the second round of the Miami Masters. Kokkinakis, ranked 175th in the world, needed a wild card just to get into qualifying. But he showed nerves of steel in […]

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Root out in final over as New Zealand strengthen hold

AUCKLAND: Captain Joe Root was dismissed off the last ball of the fourth day moments after he had been struck on the hand by a Trent Boult bouncer to put New Zealand firmly in the driving seat to win the rain-affected first test at Eden Park. Root, who received on-field treatment, was bounced again on […]

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Shami injured in road accident

New Delhi: Indian fast bowler Mohammad Shami was injured in a road accident on Sunday when he was on his way to New Delhi from Dehradun, police said. Shami, who recently found himself in the centre of a controversy following accusations of domestic violence, match fixing and extra-marital affairs by his wife Hasain Jahan, suffered […]

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WGAJK holds 14 events of State Winter Games

WGAJK holds 14 events of State Winter Games

Gulmarg: On 2nd day of ‘Annual State Winter Games’, 14 events were held at Gulmarg under the supervision of experts of the Winter Games Association of J&K, High Altitude Warfare School, IIS&M and other former international skiers at Merry Shoulder slope of Kongdori at Gulmarg. In Senior Snowboarding Giant Slalom competition Firdous Ahmad Sheikh, Firdous […]

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Blue Star Sonawari and XI–Brothers seal the day with comprehensive wins

Wular Premier League

Sopore, March 24: Blue Star Sonawari won the first match of the day as they chased 157 for the loss of 4 wickets. While as the second match of the day witnessed the lowest total of Wular Premier League as Kandi-XI was bundled for paltry 40 runs, chasing mammoth total of 171 runs, as XI […]