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Thursday 23 November 2017
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Category: Sports

Gayle onslaught powers WI to victory

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Clive Lloyd complained recently that T20 cricket had “messed up” West Indies but whatever the ills of the shortest format it certainly stirs something in the Caribbean soul. Easily...

Pakistan pick Sohail Khan for World Cup

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Pakistan have picked 30-year old fast bowler Sohail Khan in their 15-man squad for the 2015 World Cup. Sohail had played the last of his five ODIs in Zimbabwe in 2011, but took ten wickets in two...

Kohli and Rahul hundreds lift India

Australia v India - 4th Test: Day 3

It is hard to decide what was more predictable on a belter of a Sydney pitch, the Steven Smithcentury that was raised on day two or the Virat Kohli hundred that arrived on day three. They now have...

Australia v India, fourth test at Sydney

Australia v India - 4th Test: Day 2

Australia captain Steve Smith scored his fourth century in successive Tests to put his side in control of the fourth Test against India in Sydney. Smith’s 117 saw him match Sir Donald Bradman...

Petersen quits international cricket

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Alviro Petersen has retired from international cricket following the Test series against West Indies and will take up a Kolpak deal in English county cricket. The strong suggestion is that...

Binny makes India’s World Cup squad

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  Allrounders Stuart Binny and Akshar Patelhave been included in India’s squad for the 2015 World Cup. There were no major surprises among the 15 players in terms of either inclusions...

T20 has messed our cricket up – Lloyd

Sir Clive Lloyed New Years Address at Newlands

Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd has said that West Indies cricket has been “messed up” by the T20 format, creating a situation where playing Tests for the country did not seem to...

Williamson, Watling stretch lead past 100

New Zealand v Sri Lanka - 2nd Test: Day 3

In the previous Test played at Basin Reserve, a 352-run stand between Brendon McCullum and BJ Watling had turned the tables on India. Kumar Sangakkara and Dinesh Chandimal added 130 in this Test, a...

Teams set for emotional series finale

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The 2014 calendar year began with Australia at the SCG in celebration mode. The Ashes had been won and a 5-0 clean-sweep was there for the taking. The 2015 calendar year begins with Australia at the...

Looking back at Germany v Brazil, World Cup semi-final

Looking back at Germany v Brazil

In the end, it all felt uncomfortable. All so desperately awkward. As an impartial observer and a guest in Brazil at its own carnival, witnessing the humiliation at the Estádio Mineirão was...

Dav Whatmore named new Zimbabwe coach until end of World Cup

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Australian Dav Whatmore has been named as the new coach of Zimbabwe. The Sri Lanka-born 60-year-old has agreed a contract until the end of the World Cup in March 2015. Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka...

Record breaking Rohit’s knock enough to beat Sri Lanka

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Rohit Sharma established a new World Record for the highest individual ODI score. Rohit Sharma created history by hitting the highest individual ODI score with an incredible knock of 264 to set the...

India register 169-run win over Sri Lanka in 1st ODI

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India registered a comprehensive win over Sri Lanka in the first One-Day International (ODI) of the five-match series to take a 1-0 lead at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Sunday. It was an...

Kabaddi wrestles its way back into sporting limelight

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Mumbai, India – If you experienced childhood in India, chances are you played kabaddi as a tyke. I did. My companions did. Bollywood performer and now proficient kabaddi class group manager,...

Messi shines in Barca win

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Barcelona put a turbulent few months behind them by clearing aside Elche 3-0 at the Nou Camp in their opening session of the Spanish season. Lionel Messi was the champion player as he scored twice...

F1: Ricciardo wins Belgium GP

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Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo caught up on his sublime win in Hungary by securing triumph in the Belgium Grand Prix Sunday, yet it was again strains inside the Mercedes camp that stood out as...

Poor Man Utd held by Sunderland

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Manchester United’s poor begin to the season proceeded with a dull 1-1 draw against Sunderland, leaving new mentor Louis Van Gaal as of now looking for a first alliance win for his new club....