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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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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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Pakistan thrash India to clinch maiden Champions Trophy

An all-around Pakistan romped past India defeating the men in blue by 180 runs to win their first Champions Trophy title courtesy blistering bowling performances by Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali. Earlier, Fakhar Zaman(114) and Mohammad Hafeez(58) powered Pakistan to a colossal score of 338.
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Champions Trophy 2017 | India thrash Bangladesh to set up historic final against Pakistan

A fiery Indian side eliminated Bangladesh, today, beating them by 9 wickets courtesy of blazing knocks by Virat Kohli (96*) and Rohit Sharma (123*) to set up an epic final against Pakistan. Earlier, the Indian bowlers had restricted Bangladesh to a modest score of 264/7 on a batting-friendly pitch.
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Champions Trophy 2017 | All-round India book semi-final date with neighbours Bangladesh

Riding on a superb bowling performance, coupled with half-centuries from Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan, India secure a 8-wicket victory over South Africa to enter the semi-finals of the CT to keep their title defence hopes alive. With the defeat, though, SA have been knocked out of the competition.
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Champions Trophy 2017 | Mendis, Gunathilaka lead Sri Lanka to an emphatic win over India

Sri Lanka showed some wonderful grit to secure a seven-wicket victory over India to keep their Champions Trophy semi-final hopes alive. Earlier, after posting a competitive 321 runs India allowed the Lankan top-order to dictate terms and will, now, need to beat South Africa to ensure qualification.
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reportcricket25 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Brilliant India thrash Pakistan by 124 runs

India got their Champions Trophy campaign off to a perfect start with an emphatic 124-run win over Pakistan in Birmingham today. Rohit Sharma (91) and Virat Kohli (81*) helped India get past 300 before Hardik Pandya and R Jadeja claimed two wickets apiece to start the title defence on a good note.
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ICC Champions Trophy 2017 |  Bangladesh bow down to India’s fast bowling prowess

India produced an all-round performance to secure an impressive 240-run victory over Bangladesh at the Oval today. Dinesh Karthik (94 rt) played the starring role with the bat before Umesh Yadav (3/16) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s (3/13) virtuoso performance restricted Bangladesh to a mere 84/10.
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ICC Champions Trophy 2017| India clinch 45-run victory over NZ in first warm up clash

India comfortably beat New Zealand in their first warm up game ahead of the Champions Trophy by 45 runs as per the D/L method. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammad Shami’s three wickets apiece supported by Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan’s 92-run partnership ensured an easy win for the defending champions.
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India v Australia | India regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

KL Rahul led the charge as India made light work of a paltry target of 106 to win the final Test by eight wickets and clinch the four-match series 2-1 to regain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, as cricket finally took center stage in a series that was marred by controversies both on and off the field.
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