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  • Shane Watson amazed with Safararaz’s control over shots

     Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is mighty impressed with young Indian batsman Sarfaraz Khan, who he says is an incredible batsman with amazing control over his shots. Sarfaraz smashed 35 runs off just 10 balls, hitting five fours and two sixes, to propel Royal ....

     Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is mighty impressed with young Indian batsman Sarfaraz Khan, who he says is an incredible batsman with amazing control over his shots. Sarfaraz smashed 35 runs off just 10 balls, hitting five fours and two sixes, to propel Royal ....

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  • RCB’s batting might pummels Sunrisers

     Royal Challengers Bangalore opened its IPL campaign with a 45-run victory as Sunrisers Hyderabad felt the force of the opponent’s considerable batting might here on Tuesday. Virat Kohli and A.B. de Villiers, two of the more terrifying names in the business, comb ....

     Royal Challengers Bangalore opened its IPL campaign with a 45-run victory as Sunrisers Hyderabad felt the force of the opponent’s considerable batting might here on Tuesday. Virat Kohli and A.B. de Villiers, two of the more terrifying names in the business, comb ....

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  • Bengaluru FC’s last-eight target

     As Bengaluru FC (BFC) prepares to take on Ayeyawady United in the AFC Cup at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Wednesday, it will be hoping for some of its I-League form to rub off on it. The side, which is on the cusp of becoming the domestic champion, has seen ....

     As Bengaluru FC (BFC) prepares to take on Ayeyawady United in the AFC Cup at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Wednesday, it will be hoping for some of its I-League form to rub off on it. The side, which is on the cusp of becoming the domestic champion, has seen ....

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  • Anand invited to draw up plans for universities

    India’s first and most famous chess Grandmaster, Viswanathan Anand, was invited by Maharashtra Governor, CH Vidyasagar Rao, to draw up a plan to teach the sport to university students across the State. The latter was addressing a gathering of chess players and spor ....

    India’s first and most famous chess Grandmaster, Viswanathan Anand, was invited by Maharashtra Governor, CH Vidyasagar Rao, to draw up a plan to teach the sport to university students across the State. The latter was addressing a gathering of chess players and spor ....

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  • MI will bank on good Eden vibes

    Mumbai Indians’ good vibes with Eden Gardens will be bothering host Kolkata Knight Riders as the reigning champion takes on the former title-holder in an interesting IPL-9 match here on Wednesday. Mumbai Indians has won both its crowns at the Eden and its captain R ....

    Mumbai Indians’ good vibes with Eden Gardens will be bothering host Kolkata Knight Riders as the reigning champion takes on the former title-holder in an interesting IPL-9 match here on Wednesday. Mumbai Indians has won both its crowns at the Eden and its captain R ....

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  • BCCI and the two sides ofthe charity coin

    What is it about the IPL that provokes extreme reactions? The cricket purist’s objection is based on the manner in which it caters to the lowest common denominator. The six is overdone, and it is all cricket porn, he argues. There’s more to the game than atte ....

    What is it about the IPL that provokes extreme reactions? The cricket purist’s objection is based on the manner in which it caters to the lowest common denominator. The six is overdone, and it is all cricket porn, he argues. There’s more to the game than atte ....

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  • Sri Lanka exits on a winning note

     Sri Lanka ambushed South Africa by 10 runs at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Monday to exit the ICC Women’s World T20 on a winning note. Neither side had made the semifinals, but this was a fiercely-contested encounter, belying its dead-rubber status. Pur ....

     Sri Lanka ambushed South Africa by 10 runs at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Monday to exit the ICC Women’s World T20 on a winning note. Neither side had made the semifinals, but this was a fiercely-contested encounter, belying its dead-rubber status. Pur ....

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  • With nothing to play for, India plays Turkmenistan

     For a side which forced the mighty Iran to a draw earlier and which defeated Oman 2-1 in its last encounter, Turkmenistan head coach Amangylyc Kocumow had very little to say about his team ahead of the World Cup football qualifier against India here on Monday. Almo ....

     For a side which forced the mighty Iran to a draw earlier and which defeated Oman 2-1 in its last encounter, Turkmenistan head coach Amangylyc Kocumow had very little to say about his team ahead of the World Cup football qualifier against India here on Monday. Almo ....

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  • Inzamam incredibly pleased with Afghanistan’s performance

    As wickets continued to tumble at the Vidarbha Cricket Association stadium on Sunday, the Afghanistan players got braver and impersonated other Calypso celebrations, something that is synonymous with the West Indies team. One could sense the West Indies were increasi ....

    As wickets continued to tumble at the Vidarbha Cricket Association stadium on Sunday, the Afghanistan players got braver and impersonated other Calypso celebrations, something that is synonymous with the West Indies team. One could sense the West Indies were increasi ....

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  • Kohli's technique both unique and complete

    Even on sluggish surfaces, he generates enormous power to send the ball racing to the fence or land beyond the ropes. He not just employs his bat-speed and wrists to get under the ball for the lofted hits but revels in the arc between mid-wicket and square-leg and, stun ....

    Even on sluggish surfaces, he generates enormous power to send the ball racing to the fence or land beyond the ropes. He not just employs his bat-speed and wrists to get under the ball for the lofted hits but revels in the arc between mid-wicket and square-leg and, stun ....

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