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newstennisan hour ago

Victoria Azarenka targets Wimbledon return after birth of her son

Former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka is looking to make her return to competitive tennis at the Wimbledon in July following the birth of her son. The 27-year-old Belarusian ace, who was No 1 in 2012 and 2013, has not played since last year's French Open in May and gave birth to son Leo in December.
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newscricket2 hours ago

Rohit Sharma : IPL 2017 final is the best T20 match of my life

The IPL final between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiant was a thriller till the end and Rohit Sharma has described it as the best T20 game that he has been a part of. It is unclear if teams will be allowed to retain players for the next edition, but skipper Rohit wants to continue with MI.
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newskabaddi15 hours ago

Nitin Tomar becomes most expensive player ever in PKL history

Nitin Tomar attracted the highest bid at the PKL auction and thus became the most expensive purchase in the PKL history after causing a bidding war among the franchises before Uttar Pradesh bought him for a whopping Rs.93 lacs. Manjeet Chillar was the second most expensive player at the auction.
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newscricket16 hours ago

IPL 2017| List of award winners

Mumbai Indians may have won the IPL title for a record third time on Sunday after beating Rising Pune Supergiant by one run, but, they weren’t the only winners on the night as David Warner bagged the Orange Cap with 641 runs and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took the Purple cap with 26 wickets.
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newscricket17 hours ago

Parthiv Patel: We were under pressure after Tiwary hit the four in final over

Parthiv Patel has acknowledged that his Mumbai Indians side were under pressure after Tiwary hit Mitchell Johnson for a boundary on the first ball off the last over. Despite the boundary though Johnson came back well to earn Mumbai a one-run win over Pune and Patel lauded his efforts.
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newstabletennis18 hours ago

India complete golden sweep at South Asian Junior TT Championships

Indian paddlers clinched all gold medals on offer at the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships in Mount Lavinia near Colombo on Saturday. India added six more gold medals on the final day to take the tally to 14 and thus, completed a clean sweep of top honors at the event.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Anil Kumble meets BCCI administrators to discuss pay hike

Anil Kumble met the BCCI’s office-bearers and the Committee of Administrators (CoA) in Hyderabad on Sunday asking on behalf of the team a steep pay rise for centrally contracted players and the coaching staff. The CoA has also spoken to Indian skipper Virat Kohli about the matter via a video chat.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Stephen Fleming: It was a game of inches and metres

Rising Pune Supergiant coach Stephen Fleming believes that the final between Pune and Mumbai Indians lost in moments and losing key wickets at important junctures killed the game. But the former Kiwi skipper heaped praise on his team and said that he was proud of team’s performance this season.
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newscricketa day ago

Who said what: Mumbai Indians' players and management react to record third IPL title

Mumbai Indians created history by winning their third Indian Premier League title with a one-run win over Rising Pune Supergiant at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium in Uppal. Understandably, the players and management were on cloud nine and spoke their heart out after the victory.
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newscricketa day ago

Umar Akmal loses Champions Trophy spot due to poor fitness

Pakistan middle-order batsman Umar Akmal has lost his place in the Champions Trophy squad after failing two fitness tests in England, PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said. The selectors are now considering Umar Amin or Haris Sohail as a replacement. Pakistan open their campaign against India on June 4.
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