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Ajit Wadekar: Man who made Indian captaincy coveted
If Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi brought princely demeanour to leadership in the swinging 60's, Ajit Wadekar added a dash of middle-class stubbornness during the heady days of early 70's. An astute thinker of the game with copybook technique of the famed 'Bombay School of Batsmanship', Wadekar was more than just the captain, who led India to twin series victories in England and the West Indies in 1971. [...]
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President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes to Ajit Wadekar
President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined the Indian cricketing fraternity in offering tributes to former captain Ajit Wadekar, who died in Mumbai on Wednesday. Wadekar, 77, passed away in Mumbai after prolonged illness. [...]
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Fernando Alonso to retire from F1 at end of the season after 17 years
The 37-year-old Spaniard is competing in his 17th Formula One season [...]
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Change afoot as La Liga begins life without Cristiano Ronaldo
Change is in the air as the new La Liga season begins on Friday without one of its most emblematic players, Cristiano Ronaldo, and with video technology (VAR) being introduced for the first time in Spain’s top flight. [...]
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England defeat India by an innings and 159 runs in 2nd Test, lead series 2-0
England pace bowler Stuart Broad swept aside the India middle order batting in an inspired spell on Sunday to propel his team to a crushing innings and 159 runs victory on the fourth day of the second Test at Lord's. [...]
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India vs England 2nd Test Day 4 – As it happened
The Indian batsmen failed to put up a fight on Day 4 and succumbed to England’s top-class bowling. Pacer James Anderson was in the form of his life as he finished with match figures of 9/43 (5/20, 4/23). [...]
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Jose Mourinho makes 'head coach' jibe after transfer frustration
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said he was closing the book on a frustrating transfer window but could not resist one last jibe after his team's opening Premier League 2-1 win over Leicester City on Friday. [...]
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Will not return to Spain team: Gerard Pique
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed he will not play again for the Spanish national team despite his former Barca coach Luis Enrique being appointed as coach. [...]
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India vs England 2nd Test Day 3: Chris Woakes century puts England in control
A 189-run partnership between Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow for the sixth wicket has put hosts England in a comfortable position on Day 3.   [...]
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India vs England 2nd Test Day 2: Anderson takes five, India all out for 107
It was Edgbaston all over again as India succumbed to pace and swing. England topped the sessions on Day 2, can India comeback into this Test match?  [...]
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Thibaut Courtois 'turned down bigger offers' in order to join Real Madrid
Courtois, 26, signed for Madrid from Chelsea on Wednesday for a reported 35 million euros after winning two Premier League titles as well as the FA Cup and League Cup in England.   [...]
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India vs England 2nd Test Day 1: play abandoned due to rain
The Indian batsmen, who succumbed to England’s probing pace and swing, will look to answer their batting woes in the second Test match. [...]
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Atletico Madrid boost strike force by signing Nikola Kalinic from AC Milan
Croatian striker Kalinic struck six goals in 20 starts in Serie A last season and is likely to be Atletico`s third choice striker behind Costa and Griezmann.   [...]
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Pressure on other Indian batsmen will put Virat Kohli under pressure: Trevor Bayliss
England coach Trevor Bayliss said he expects the Indian team to learn quickly from the mistakes committed while tackling the moving ball. [...]
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I am doing as much as I can as a captain: Virat Kohli
After the loss against England in the One Day International series and the first Test, team India skipper Virat Kohli has said that he was doing as much as he could as a captain. The firebrand batsman further asserted that he had “really good communication with every player”. [...]
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Sri Lanka clinch rain-marred thriller to end losing streak
Put in to bat, Sri Lanka enjoyed their first 50-plus opening partnership of the series from Upul Tharanga (36) and Niroshan Dickwella (34) which laid the foundation for a big total. [...]
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England's James Anderson escapes injury after being struck by golf ball
James Anderson went for a golf session with fellow Stuart Broad and a shot went horribly wrong. [...]
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Rafael Nadal leads ATP rankings, Roger Federer secures second spot
Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) released men's world singles ranking on Monday. [...]
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Rohan Bopanna skips Rogers Cup to save shoulder for Asian Games
Bopanna will compete at the Asian Games without any competitive match since the Wimbledon Championships. [...]
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Olympian TT player Soumyajit Ghosh marries girl who accused him of rape
Everything that could go wrong has gone wrong for the 25-year-old in the year he attained a career-high 58th in the International Table Tennis Federation rankings. [...]
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Zeeshan may consider pairing Leander Paes with Ramkumar Ramnathan at Asiad
In the originally planned combinations, Rohan Bopanna was teamed up Divij Sharan and Paes was paired with young Sumit Nagal for the men's doubles event. [...]
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It was no preparation at all: Sunil Gavaskar over India's lack of practice before Edgbaston
After the ODI series defeat, the Indian team was given a five-day break and the players spent time in Europe.  [...]
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Sourav Ganguly warns Virat Kohli against changing and chopping
Ganguly said it was important for players to play all formats and cited the example of past Indian teams, which he said won overseas series because players stuck together. [...]
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Virat Kohli should take some responsibility for India's loss: Nasser Hussain
Kohli waged a lone battle by scoring 149 and 51 in the game as the other batsmen let the team down.  [...]
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Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup, citing personal reasons
Williams, who has not played since losing the Wimbledon final to Germany’s Angelique Kerber last month, will have her place in the draw taken by Germany`s Tatjana Maria.   [...]
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Sam Curran, England’s unlikely hero in first Test against India
Sam Curran grabbed four top Indian wickets in the first innings and gave his team a precious 13-run lead despite a century by Indian skipper Kohli.   [...]
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PV Sindhu reaches finals of World Championships, beats World No 2 Akane Yamaguchi
Sindhu beat Yamaguchi 21-16, 24-22, after an early burst of dominance from the Japanese. Sindhu will face World No. 9 Carolina Marin in the final.  [...]
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PV Sindhu beats Okuhara in straight sets to enter World Championship semis
Sindhu defeated Okuhara 21-17 21-19 in a 58-minute quarterfinal match to set up a semis clash against World No. 2 and another Japanese Akane Yamaguchi. [...]
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