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Virat Kohli becomes number one batsmen in Test cricket

India may have gone down against England in the first Test at Edgbaston but captain Virat Kohli achieved another personal milestone by becoming the top ranked batsman in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen. Virat Kohli struck his first Test Century in England in the first innings of the Edgbaston Test, making 149. He also […]

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Ishant Sharma fined

Ishant Sharma was on Saturday fined 15% of his match fee for his animated celebration after dismissing England’s Dawid Malan on the third day of the first Test. The pacer was found to have violated Article 2.1.7 of the code, which relates to “using language, actions or gestures which disparage or which could provoke an […]

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Liyana hogs the limelight

Four records were set on the opening day of the 66th State senior aquatic meet at the LNCPE Swimming pool, Kariyavattom, here on Saturday. Liyana Fathima Umer of Ernakulam stole the limelight, setting two meet records. She rewrote Jomi George’s three-year-old record (28.31), clocking a flat 28s in the 50m freestyle event to become the […]

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Lahiri slips to T-16

India’s Anirban Lahiri battled to an even-par 70 to slip to tied 16th spot after the second day of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament here. Race to Dubai champion, Tommy Fleetwood had seven birdies in his 63 as he took a share of the lead alongside Ian Poulter (62-67) and Justin Thomas (65-64) at the […]

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BFC loses to Saguntino

Bengaluru FC’s pre-season tour of Spain was off to a stuttering start after it lost 2-1 to Atletico Saguntino on Friday. After the home side took the lead as early as the seventh minute, BFC restored parity seven minutes into the second half with a strike by playmaker Dimas Delgado. It was the Spaniard’s first […]

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Manchester City and Chelsea to lock horns

Manchester City takes on Chelsea in Sunday’s Community Shield — the traditional curtain-raiser to the English season — but the Wembley showpiece will offer few clues as to the destination of the Premier League title. The glorified friendly between the league champion and the FA Cup winner has been a notoriously poor predictor of success […]

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Bhandari to head senior selection panel

Former Delhi assistant coach and player Amit Bhandari returned to Delhi cricket as chairman of the senior men’s selection committee after day-long interviews here on Saturday. Other members Bhandari would be joined by his former Delhi teammate Rajat Bhatia and Sukhvinder Singh as the other members of the selection committee as per the recommendations of […]

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Ruffina favoured for main event

Trainer Dallas Todywalla’s ward Ruffina, who is in fine nick, should not find it difficult to win the Pune Bookmakers’Association Turf Club Trophy (Gr. 3), the chief event of Sunday’s (Aug. 5) races here. Rails will be announced one hour before the start of the first race. RUBEN STAR PLATE DIV. II (1,200m), Maiden, 3-y-o […]