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  • The film gives my side of the story, says a candid Azharuddin

    He perhaps was the last link between batting and its artistic celebration. However, cricket may have forgotten Mohammad Azharuddin after the match-fixing scandal engulfed him and a few others. “I have suffered a lot,” he mumbles. But he will be back, this time o ....

    He perhaps was the last link between batting and its artistic celebration. However, cricket may have forgotten Mohammad Azharuddin after the match-fixing scandal engulfed him and a few others. “I have suffered a lot,” he mumbles. But he will be back, this time o ....

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  • Yuvraj available for high-octane clash

    The face-off between two teams, one up there in the points table and the other aspiring to get there, is bound to have some high-octane action as Gujarat Lions (GL) takes on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Rajiv Gandhi international stadium here on Friday. “Yuvraj ....

    The face-off between two teams, one up there in the points table and the other aspiring to get there, is bound to have some high-octane action as Gujarat Lions (GL) takes on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Rajiv Gandhi international stadium here on Friday. “Yuvraj ....

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  • Rahane guides Pune to victory as Daredevils’ gamble backfires

     Seeking victory in desperation, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men could not have asked for a better result. If Delhi’s think-thank chose to rest Zaheer Khan, Quinton de Kock and Chris Morris and still expected to win, Rising Pune Supergiants was not complaining. ....

     Seeking victory in desperation, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men could not have asked for a better result. If Delhi’s think-thank chose to rest Zaheer Khan, Quinton de Kock and Chris Morris and still expected to win, Rising Pune Supergiants was not complaining. ....

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  • Bangalore aims to get campaign back on track against Pune

    With five defeats in seven games, RCB are currently placed at a lowly seventh spot in the table with four points while Pune are just a notch above in sixth spot courtesy their third win against Delhi Daredevils, yesterday. It has been a tough journey for the two supe ....

    With five defeats in seven games, RCB are currently placed at a lowly seventh spot in the table with four points while Pune are just a notch above in sixth spot courtesy their third win against Delhi Daredevils, yesterday. It has been a tough journey for the two supe ....

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  • Real Madrid edges past Man City

    Bale’s right-footed shot ricocheted off City midfielder Fernando on its way into the top corner to break the deadlock in the 20th minute, with Real going on to dominate the encounter despite failing to add to its lead. The 1-0 aggregate result, after last week& ....

    Bale’s right-footed shot ricocheted off City midfielder Fernando on its way into the top corner to break the deadlock in the 20th minute, with Real going on to dominate the encounter despite failing to add to its lead. The 1-0 aggregate result, after last week& ....

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  • In the middle of nowhere, Saifai attempts to emerge as a major sporting hub

    The road from Etawah to Saifai is witness to the transformation of the erstwhile nondescript village into a centre for large-scale infrastructure development, the 20km distance easily traversed in 15 minutes. The birthplace of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav ....

    The road from Etawah to Saifai is witness to the transformation of the erstwhile nondescript village into a centre for large-scale infrastructure development, the 20km distance easily traversed in 15 minutes. The birthplace of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav ....

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  • It was a hard row to hoe for him to reach Rio

    For this spirited 25-year-old, the grim battle his mother, Asha Bhavana Bhokanal, is waging for life in the ICU for the last few days, has been haunting him but that did not deter him from achieving his dream of representing India in the Olympics. “Yes, it is a ....

    For this spirited 25-year-old, the grim battle his mother, Asha Bhavana Bhokanal, is waging for life in the ICU for the last few days, has been haunting him but that did not deter him from achieving his dream of representing India in the Olympics. “Yes, it is a ....

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  • India slips in latest ICC ODI, T20 rankings

    The Indian cricket team was dislodged as the top Twenty20 side and also dropped a rung to fourth in the ODI charts of the latest ICC rankings following the annual update. India is now second in the Twenty20 charts, behind New Zealand. Australia and New Zealand have re ....

    The Indian cricket team was dislodged as the top Twenty20 side and also dropped a rung to fourth in the ODI charts of the latest ICC rankings following the annual update. India is now second in the Twenty20 charts, behind New Zealand. Australia and New Zealand have re ....

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  • Mega-bucks chasing ordinary talent

    If the International Cricket Council and the Board of Control for Cricket in India push through an act that penalises cricketers for possession of assets/money disproportionate to their talent, or, to be precise, the lack of it, tens of dozens of cricketers will be caught i ....

    If the International Cricket Council and the Board of Control for Cricket in India push through an act that penalises cricketers for possession of assets/money disproportionate to their talent, or, to be precise, the lack of it, tens of dozens of cricketers will be caught i ....

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  • Not a ‘super captain’, says Zaheer Khan

     Zaheer Khan is reliving his tactical acumen acquired over a period of time as an international cricketer. Fifteen years of intense combat on the field have given him the platform to explore and experiment in a format that is ideally meant for the young. But even at 37 ....

     Zaheer Khan is reliving his tactical acumen acquired over a period of time as an international cricketer. Fifteen years of intense combat on the field have given him the platform to explore and experiment in a format that is ideally meant for the young. But even at 37 ....

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