Tuesday , November 21 2017

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Pakistan ´turnaround´ impresses Kohli

Pakistan ´turnaround´ impresses Kohli

BIRMINGHAM: India captain Virat Kohli paid trubute to Pakistan´s “magnificent turnaround” after his Champions Trophy title-holders booked a place in the final against their arch-rivals. Kohli´s men overwhelmed Bangladesh by nine wickets at Edgbaston on Thursday, a day after Pakistan had seen off England by eight wickets in an almost …

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Kedar Jadhav proves to be India’s secret weapon

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND: India’s Kedar Jadhav had six career wickets in one day internationals before Thursday’s Champions Trophy semi-final against Bangladesh but it was his very occasional off-spin that proved to be decisive in his team’s win. Bangladesh, batting first, were going well with Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim putting on …

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Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

PARIS: Two-time champion Maria Sharapova will not play at Roland Garros this year after the French tennis federation denied her a wild card, FFT president Bernard Guidicelli said on Tuesday. The former world number one, who only returned from a 15-month doping ban last month, will miss the French Open, …

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Pietersen pulls out of IPL auction

Pietersen pulls out of IPL auction

NEW DELHI: Former England captain Kevin Pietersen ruled himself out Friday of the lucrative Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament, saying he needed a breather after a packed schedule in recent months. Pietersen, 36, played for the Rising Pune Supergiants franchise in the 2016 edition but could only manage four games …

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Many happy returns for birthday girl Kerber

Many happy returns for birthday girl Kerber

MELBOURNE: Defending champion Angelique Kerber celebrated her 29th birthday with a gritty win at the Australian Open on Wednesday — and used to be rewarded by way of enthusiasts serenading her on centre court. the highest seed beat 89th-ranked fellow German Carina Witthoeft however the spherical two win was once …

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Handscomb to make ODI debut against Pakistan

Handscomb to make ODI debut against Pakistan

SYDENY: middle-order batsman Peter Handscomb will make his restricted overs debut for Australia against Pakistan in the 1/3 one-day global in Perth on Thursday. Handscomb replaces the injured Mitchell Marsh after a extremely successful introduction to check cricket by which the 25-yr-previous scored two centuries and two fifties in his …

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