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India will look to settle scores with Pakistan

The wait is over. The moment that fans have been waiting for is here. It will not have any bearing on the standings or venues for the next stage. Who cares? It’s India versus Pakistan. That too in the Gulf. The setting may not be the famous Sharjah ground but come Wednesday, the Dubai International […]

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A new regime takes over at DDCA

Cricket takes off at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Wednesday under the new regime of the Delhi and District Cricket Association. For DDCA president Rajat Sharma these are testing times. “I am happy that the dust has settled and DDCA is on a roll,” says Sharma. The Delhi team has Parwinder Awana as the new bowling […]

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Hong Kong gives India a run for its money

India may have won the match but rank outsider Hong Kong won the hearts in the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday night. Chasing a stiff target of 286, Hong Kong openers Nizakat Khan and captain Anshuman Rath gave Rohit Sharma’s men a real scare with an opening partnership of 174, […]

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Track Asia Cup cycling from Friday

Australia will be the runaway favourite when the three-day fifth Track Asia Cup kicks off at the Indira Gandhi Velodrome here on Friday even as Indian cyclists hope to put behind a disappointing outing at the Asian Games. The event, a qualifying tournament for the World Cup, World Championship and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, is […]

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Bagan remains unbeaten

Mohun Bagan defeated Mohammedan Sporting 2-1 in its last engagement to wind up its Calcutta Football League (CFL) campaign with an unbeaten record here on Tuesday. Philip Adjah drew first blood for Mohammedan in the 72nd minute. However, Bagan fought back through goals from Tirthanka Sarkar (83rd) and Pintu Mahata (90th). Bagan had ensured the […]

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Pep’s All Or Nothing style makes Manchester City champs

‘By giving cameras unimpeded access to their world-class training facilities and coaches, and by showing off Guardiola’s genius, All Or Nothing is a striking show of power, a declaration of their conviction of being the bigger club in Manchester,’ says Dhruv Munjal. ‘Money cannot buy you class’ was Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho’s terse assessment […]

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PHOTOS: India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup

Images from the Asia Cup Group A match between India and Pakistan in Dubai on Wednesday. Scorecard Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kedar Jadhav claimed three wickets each as India skittled out Pakistan for a modest 162 in 43.1 overs in an Asia Group league encounter in Dubai on Wednesday. While Bhuvneshwar, who claimed three for 15 […]