Faizan Qadiri

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Everything Sporty

featurecricket15 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India's predicted XI for the high-voltage encounter against Pakistan

the most-anticipated game of the tournament is around the corner as arch-rivals India and Pakistan are all set to lock horns at Old Trafford on Sunday. India are without the services of Shikhar Dhawan, which creates an opportunity for Vijay Shankar to make an immediate impact at No. 4 spot.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricketa day ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sri Lanka's predicted XI for the game against Australia

After two back to back washed out games that they could have won, Sri Lanka are up against another team from the Southern Hemisphere. A win could give them a chance to make it into the top four but a loss could very well end their chances of making the top four considering their remaining fixtures.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricket2 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Australia's predicted XI for the encounter against Sri Lanka

Before England completed their fourth game today, Australia were the only team to be afforded that luxury by the Rain Gods. With three wins in four games, the defending champions will know that another two points against Sri Lanka tomorrow will see them take over the top spot from New Zealand.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricket8 days ago

AFG vs NZ | Takeaways - Afghanistan’s biggest problem and ICC's passive approach to concussion

New Zealand continued their winning streak in the World Cup - notching up a hat-trick of wins - against an Afghanistan side that lost Rashid Khan for the second innings. While the game highlighted the Kiwi’s strengths, another Afghan defeat showcased the real problem as a painfully obvious one.
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featurecricket18 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | South Africa’s Predicted XI for tournament opener against England

And there you go. Another edition of the ICC World Cup is upon us and it will start with a game between South Africa and England at the historic Oval tomorrow. As the world is putting England as the favourites, South Africa could well be the dark horse and fly under the radar.
Faizan Qadiri
featuresports7 months ago

The Good, Bad and Ugly ft. BCCI, Indian Football, and Fake News

From India getting ready for the final test of their “overseas year” to yet another federation playing out their issue in public, to fake news creeping into Indian sports, it has been an interesting week all around. So as always, we have compiled our six most important stories of the week for you.
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featuretennis9 months ago

No Serena, Carlos Ramos is neither a cheat nor a thief - He is a man doing his job

When a player wins his/her maiden Grand Slam title, it is the completion of a target they have set for themselves. But forget living out a dream, newly crowned US Open Champions Naomi Osaka endured a nightmare and there was only one person to blame for it - not Carlos Ramos, but Serena Williams.
Faizan Qadiri
featuresports9 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | Analyzing India's performance at the 2018 Asian Games

With India winning a historic 69 medals at the 18th Asian Games held in Jakarta, it is important to look at the performances of the contingents separately. So here at SportsCafe we have decided to have a look at all the teams that went to Jakarta to see how they ended up doing before returning home.
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featurebadminton10 months ago

PV Sindhu’s World Championship final is more than match; it is a date with destiny

At a time when India was fading into mediocrity, a youngster emerged who would save the sport from falling into the depths of indifference as had happened to Indian football all those years ago.This would inspire a whole generation of athletes who would eventually become a force to be reckoned with.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricketa year ago

Shame Australia!! Not for what Steve Smith and co did but for what has followed

CHEATS. SHAME. CLOWN UNDER. SACK THEM ALL. SMITH’S SHAME. CAUGHT WITH THEIR PANTS DOWN. SMITH FALLS ON HIS SWORD. This is not Twitter talk but actual headlines that were used to describe the Sandpaper-gate incident that took place in the third Test between Australia and South Africa in Newlands.
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