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Hardik Pandya injured

India had a major injury scare with all-rounder Hardik Pandya being stretchered after a fall in his fifth over. After delivering the fifth ball, Hardik, brought in as the first change, went down in his follow-up and couldn’t get up. After being examined by team physio Patrick Farhart, he was stretchered off and didn’t play […]

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Sajan corners the limelight; five new records set

Sajan Prakash kept his date with records as he blitzed his way to two new marks on the opening day of the Glenmark 72nd National senior swimming championship at the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar International Aquatic complex here on Wednesday. Five new records, including a best Indian performance, were set. Sajan Prakash started in style by […]

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I have a role in selection: Kanitkar

Host Tamil Nadu begins its Vijay Hazare campaign with a game against Gujarat here on Thursday. Coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar said, “We are well prepared; we have covered every aspect in the last few days. I think, the players have had the right amount of rest as well.” Tamil Nadu won the title in 2016-17 but […]

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Ramkumar through, Prajnesh loses

Ramkumar Ramanathan defeated Maximilian Neuchrist of Austria 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the $150,000 Challenger tournament on Wednesday. However, Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in the first round to Jurij Rodionov of Austria. Other results: $150,000 Challenger men, Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Austin Krajicek (USA) & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt Tristan Lamasine […]

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Jemimah, Poonam put India 1-0 up

Jemimah Rodrigues and Poonam Yadav produced special performances to help India to a 13-run win over Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 International of the five-match series here on Wednesday. Jemimah smashed 36 off 15 balls in a whirlwind innings that saw her become the first Indian woman to hit three sixes in an over. […]

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Belgium and France share top spot in FIFA rankings

Belgium have joined world champions France as the joint leaders in the FIFA rankings published on Thursday, the first time in the table’s 25-year history that the top spot has been shared. Roberto Martinez’s Belgium collected two wins, including their first in the UEFA Nations League over Iceland earlier this month, to bring them level […]