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newscricketan hour ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 | England are firm favourites, says Brian Lara

Brian Lara has picked England as the firm favourites to win next month's ICC Champions Trophy which they host. The batting great said England have unearthed some exciting players since losing the World T20 final to West Indies last year. The hosts play Bangladesh in the inaugural match on June 1.
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newscricket16 hours ago

Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Dhoni always tries to be ahead of the game

MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar faced each other twice in the IPL and both times, MS Dhoni smashed him for 19 runs in an over. Though he does not finish his games as well as he used to, Dhoni still remains one of the few batsmen who has been able to dominate the Indian pace bowler.
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newsbadminton16 hours ago

Sudirman Cup| India knocked out of quarter-final by China 0-3

India’s campaign at the Sudirman Cup ended after the first three matches itself as China took an unassailable 3-0 lead on Friday.As a result, PV Sindhu’s women’s singles match against He Bingjao and Ashwini Ponappa-N. Sikki Reddy’s women’s doubles against Bao Tixin-Tang Jinhua now stand canceled.
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newscricket17 hours ago

Chahal thinks seniors like Virat Kohli can’t be blamed for RCB’s poor performance

Royal Challengers Bangalore ended last in this year’s IPL, but Yuzvendra Chahal thinks it is not right to blame seniors like Virat Kohli for their dismal show. The leggie had been the leading wicket-taker for the franchise last year with 21 wickets but ended up with just 14 wickets this year.
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newstennis18 hours ago

French Open 2017| Murray faces an uphill road to the finals

The French Open draws have been revealed and Andy Murray has been handed a tricky path to what would be his second consecutive final at Roland Garros. Though Murray has avoided the likes of Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in his half, he still faces a tough road to the finals in Paris.
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newscricket21 hours ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017| Hussey predicts an England-Australia showdown in the finals

In an interview today, Mike Hussey predicted that arch-rivals England and Australia will fight it out for the 2017 Champions Trophy title in the finals of the tournament scheduled to be held on June 18th. The two sides are placed in Group A and are first scheduled to clash on June 10 at Edgbaston.
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newscricketa day ago

Hardik Pandya: I used to be dropped from the junior state team because of the “attitude problem”.

Mumbai Indians star all-rounder Hardik Pandya, revealed how his expressiveness had been coined as an attitude problem in his early years as a cricketer. Moreover, Pandya stated that playing more games has sobered down his attitude as he had learned to keep his emotions in check.
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newscricketa day ago

Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli differ in opinion regarding pay hike

Indian team coach Anil Kumble and Indian skipper Virat Kohli may have a difference in opinion on the salary hike as proposed by Kumble. In a meeting with the BCCI Kumble suggested an extra allowance for Kohli. However, an official revealed that Kohli has not personally requested for a hike yet.
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newssportsa day ago

India set to bid for Asian Beach Games and Asian Games

India will bid for the hosting rights for two major continental sporting extravaganza in the form of the 2020 Asian Beach Games and the 2030 Asian Games. Kazakhstan, Cambodia and Turkmenistan are some of the other countries that have also expressed interest in hosting the 2020 Beach Games.
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newstennisa day ago

Andy Murray battling illness ahead of French Open

Andy Murray is reportedly unwell ahead of the French Open, the main draw of which starts on Sunday. The Briton world No 1 has been struggling with various ailments since the start of the year which has affected his run at major events. Murray was runner-up to Novak Djokovic at the last French Open.
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