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  • What makes Kohli tick in chases

    Is batting so easy? Kohli certainly gives that impression. In decimating Australia — it has become a habit now — he only confirmed his pedigree as a match-winner. He does not have to prove a point to anyone, but he challenges himself every time he is at the ....

    Is batting so easy? Kohli certainly gives that impression. In decimating Australia — it has become a habit now — he only confirmed his pedigree as a match-winner. He does not have to prove a point to anyone, but he challenges himself every time he is at the ....

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  • Less fancied teams ready to make it to the top

     Since the first edition of women’s ICC Twenty20 in 2009, only England, New Zealand and Australia have made the finals with Australia winning the last three editions. However, the captains of South Africa and West Indies feel this year some other team can brea ....

     Since the first edition of women’s ICC Twenty20 in 2009, only England, New Zealand and Australia have made the finals with Australia winning the last three editions. However, the captains of South Africa and West Indies feel this year some other team can brea ....

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  • The reclamation project

    Right from the time Brendon McCullum channelled Gilbert Jessop to blaze a memorable, unbeaten 158 for Kolkata Knight Riders against Royal Challengers Bangalore, the cricketing pundits were quick to forebode a grim future for bowlers in the shortest form of the game. ....

    Right from the time Brendon McCullum channelled Gilbert Jessop to blaze a memorable, unbeaten 158 for Kolkata Knight Riders against Royal Challengers Bangalore, the cricketing pundits were quick to forebode a grim future for bowlers in the shortest form of the game. ....

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  • Soaring high, swooping low

    While it is debatable whether the standards of batting and bowling have improved in the last decade — flat-track bullies thrive while game-changing pacemen and spinners are harder to find — fielding has witnessed a revolution. Some might, however, argue, ....

    While it is debatable whether the standards of batting and bowling have improved in the last decade — flat-track bullies thrive while game-changing pacemen and spinners are harder to find — fielding has witnessed a revolution. Some might, however, argue, ....

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  • Maria Sharapova posts letter to her fans on Facebook page

    The former world No. 1 took full responsibility for her mistake when she made the announcement at a news conference Monday in Los Angeles. The 28-year-old player could face a lengthy ban from the International Tennis Federation, possibly ending her season and preventing ....

    The former world No. 1 took full responsibility for her mistake when she made the announcement at a news conference Monday in Los Angeles. The 28-year-old player could face a lengthy ban from the International Tennis Federation, possibly ending her season and preventing ....

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  • Viswanathan Anand beats Topalov in Candidates’ opener

    With the two of the three games ending in draws, Anand is likely to emerge as the sole winner on day one of the biggest event of the year and can now look up to remaining event with immense confidence after being written off by the pundits. While luck might have play ....

    With the two of the three games ending in draws, Anand is likely to emerge as the sole winner on day one of the biggest event of the year and can now look up to remaining event with immense confidence after being written off by the pundits. While luck might have play ....

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  • Kariappa praises coaches from TN

    “HIOP is aimed at making a standardised coaching pattern wherein every coach in any corner of the country will adopt a similar coaching pattern. Four academies in TN have already enrolled in HIOP. Within a month, the rest will register,” he told The Hindu he ....

    “HIOP is aimed at making a standardised coaching pattern wherein every coach in any corner of the country will adopt a similar coaching pattern. Four academies in TN have already enrolled in HIOP. Within a month, the rest will register,” he told The Hindu he ....

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  • ‘Can’t let the team and country down’

    ngelo Mathews was as honest as a mirror when asked if he was prepared to take over the reins of Sri Lanka’s Twenty20 squad from Lasith Malinga. “No, I was not [ready for it],” he said with a straight face on Wednesday afternoon. Appearing slightly disin ....

    ngelo Mathews was as honest as a mirror when asked if he was prepared to take over the reins of Sri Lanka’s Twenty20 squad from Lasith Malinga. “No, I was not [ready for it],” he said with a straight face on Wednesday afternoon. Appearing slightly disin ....

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  • Mithali Raj confident

    I don’t see why we shouldn’t be qualifying for the semifinals,” said a confident Mithali Raj ahead of the India women’s first ICC World T20 warm-up match against Ireland. “We had a very successful T20 series against Australia and Sri Lanka. ....

    I don’t see why we shouldn’t be qualifying for the semifinals,” said a confident Mithali Raj ahead of the India women’s first ICC World T20 warm-up match against Ireland. “We had a very successful T20 series against Australia and Sri Lanka. ....

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  • Tamil Nadu routs Punjab

     Substitute Raegan scored a hat-trick as Tamil Nadu ran riot in the second half to crush Punjab 5-0 in the Santosh Trophy at the SEC Railway Stadium here on Wednesday. The commanding win enabled Tamil Nadu top Pool B with 10 points. It will now meet host Maharashtra in ....

     Substitute Raegan scored a hat-trick as Tamil Nadu ran riot in the second half to crush Punjab 5-0 in the Santosh Trophy at the SEC Railway Stadium here on Wednesday. The commanding win enabled Tamil Nadu top Pool B with 10 points. It will now meet host Maharashtra in ....

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