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newskabaddi16 hours ago

Live PKL 2018 | Match 65: U Mumba vs Tamil Thalaivas

U Mumba will play in front of the home crowd for one final time later this evening when they will meet Tamil Thalaivas at the Dome @NSCI. Ajay Thakur and Fazel Atrachali will go head to head against each other which will be an exciting battle to watch out for tonight in PKL season 6.
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newssports16 hours ago

India vs Australia | Virat Kohli demands more contribution from lower order

Virat Kohli has been of the opinion that India would be needing contribution from the lower order in Australia, as it has previously lacked in England, which was the main difference. Ravi Shastri has confirmed that India would stop “chopping and changing” now and remain fixed to the 15-man squad.
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newskabaddi16 hours ago

Live PKL 2018 | Match 64: Patna Pirates vs Dabang Delhi

On the last day of the Mumbai leg, Patna Pirates and Dabang Delhi will take on each other in the first game of the evening. It will be a good fight to look forward to Pardeep Narwal and Deepak Narwal in one team and Joginder Narwal and Ravinder Pahal in the other team in today’s first game.
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newshockey17 hours ago

Getting into quarter-final would be first hurdle, says Manpreet Singh

Indian hockey skipper for the World Cup, Manpreet Singh has stated that winning the group stage matches and qualifying for the quarter-final has been earmarked as the side’s first priority. India would play South Africa, Belgium, and Canada in the three group stage matches of their pool.
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newscuesports18 hours ago

Pankaj Advani wins third straight IBSF billiards crown

Pankaj Advani managed to win his twentieth world title on Thursday as he defeated Myanmar’s Thway Oo in the 150-up format, which was also his third straight IBSF billiards crown in the format in the last years. The Indian ace would next compete in the longer ‘Up’ format that has already started.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Rishabh Pant says he shouldn’t be judged by that Old Trafford six

MS Dhoni’s most probable successor, Rishabh Pant has stated that his batting should be judged by the kind of knocks he has played and not by his six off Adil Rashid at Trent Bridge. Pant also revealed that Ravi Shastri has been constant in touch with him over the phone ahead of the Australia series.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Reports : Manish Pandey, Jaydev Unadkat and Ben Stokes to be released by respective franchises

The stars of last IPL’s mega auctions - Manish Pandey, Jaydev Unadkat, and Ben Stokes - are reportedly getting the axe this time. The IPL 2019 auctions have been scheduled for December 16 next month and with numerous external conditions affecting it, all franchises have started contemplating.
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newscricketa day ago

Reports : Deponents furious as Rahul Johri’s testimony lacks audio/video evidence

Rahul Johri’s deposition on Tuesday in front of the CoA-appointed panel surprisingly had no video or audio recording that has created a discomfort among deponents. The investigation committee had also made strict rules for people willing to depose at will, which was changed later under pressure.
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newscricketa day ago

IPL 2019 | Australian players picked in World Cup squad won’t feature in IPL

After informing BCCI about their players not playing in IPL following May 1, Cricket Australia has now altogether refused to let their World Cup picks feature in the Indian Premier League. The move was justified stating that the team would instead be preparing to defend their World Cup title.
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newscricketa day ago

Steve Waugh feels Ravi Shastri’s “best team” label puts extra pressure on players

Steve Waugh sounded unsure if the current Indian team is the best in the last 15 years as claimed by coach Ravi Shastri and stated that such statements could put extra pressure on players. Waugh was also confident that Australian bowlers won’t make it easy for Indian batsmen in the upcoming series.
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