reportcricket2 days ago

India vs West Indies | Top-order propel India to their first win of the series

Exceptional batting performances from Ajinkya Rahane(103), Virat Kohli(87), and Shikhar Dhawan(63) helped India beat Windies by XX runs in the second ODI at Port of Spain. The bowlers then followed up the exquisite batting performance and restricted the hosts to 205/6 in their chase of 311.
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Australia Open 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth stuns Chen Long to clinch title

Kidambi Srikanth put on a dominant display to secure his third Super Series title by beating China’s Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 to win the 2017 Australian Open final. This is Srikanth’s second consecutive title win in as many weeks after pocketing the Indonesia Open title last week.
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ICC Women’s World Cup | India kick-off their campaign with a comfortable win over England

Smriti Mandhana (90), Punam Raut (86), and captain Mithali Raj (71) helped India secure an easy 35 run win over England in their opening game of ICC Women’s World Cup. Having set England a target of 282 to win, the Indian bowlers dismissed their opponents for just 246 runs.
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Tennis Roundup | Federer reaches Halle final; Kvitova through to Aegon Classic final after Safarova retires

Roger Federer, chasing a ninth title at the Halle Open, thrashed Russia's Karen Khachanov 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) on Saturday to enter the final. Meanwhile, Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova reached the Aegon Classic final in Birmingham after Lucie Safarova retired from their semi-final with a leg injury.
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Ramandeep’s brace help India thrash Pakistan 6-1

Having beaten Pakistan 7-1 in the last game, India put another five past their arch rivals to put the former’s spot in next year’s World Cup in jeopardy. Ramandeep Singh (2), Akashdeep Singh, Pradeep Mor, Harmanpreet Singh, and Mandeep Singh all scored in the one-sided rout in London.
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Australian Open 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth enters his third successive Super Series final

With a thoroughly dominating performance, Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has reached the Australian Open Super Series final by defeating fourth-seeded Shi Yuqi of China 21-10, 21-14. With the victory, Srikanth became the first Indian male shuttler to reach three successive Super Series finals.
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India vs West Indies | First ODI ends sans result as rains play spoilsport

The first ODI between India and West Indies had to be abandoned after rains started pouring during the Indian innings. Put into bat first, India started strongly with Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane knitting a 132-run partnership to help India reach 199-3 before rains interrupted play.
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Australian Open 2017 | Saina and Sindhu crash out in the quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal bowed out of the Australian Super Series tournament today after losing her quarterfinal match to China's Sun Yu by 21-17, 10-21, 21-17. PV Sindhu, too, like her compatriot crashed out of the tournament after facing a 21-10, 20-22, 16-21 defeat at the hands of World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying.
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Confederations Cup | Chile and Germany share the spoils

World champions Germany and South American champions Chile played out a 1-1 draw at the Confederations Cup at Kazan Arena in Russia. Chile took the lead through Alexis Sanchez's record-breaking goal early in the first half but Germany earned a point through Lars Stindl’s finish in the 41st minute.
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Australia Super Series 2017 | Kidambi Srikanth to face Sai Praneeth in the Quarter-finals

B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth have won their respective second-round matches of the Australian Open to book a quarter-final date with each other. In the Women's singles, Sania Mirza and PV Sindhu, too, secured passage into the round of eight after registering victories in Sydney.
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