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Wednesday, July 29, 2020


Punjab’s Princepal Singh is fourth Indian picked for NBA developmental league

July 29, 2020 7:54:42 am

Signed by a select squad of the developmental NBA G League, the step up takes the 6'10" hoopster closer to his dream of playing in the world’s snazziest league.

Long-running Broadway hit: England regain Wisden Trophy in Manchester

July 29, 2020 7:52:46 am

Stuart Broad joins the elite 500-wicket club as his 10-wicket haul at Old Trafford leads England to series win over West Indies.

When Ajit Agarkar turned Lion at Lord’s in 2002

July 29, 2020 7:54:15 am

Undaunted by the Bombay Duck nickname, Ajit Agarkar went onto play a blithe innings to roar his way to the Lord's Honours Board in one of the most entertaining hundreds by an Indian tailender.

James Anderson and I still have a few overs left in us: Stuart Broad

July 28, 2020 10:43:50 pm

Stuart Broad, who was dropped from the opening Test, reached the 500-wicket milestone when he dismissed Kraigg Brathwaite on the fifth day of the deciding third Test against the West Indies.

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No selection regrets for West Indies despite fatigue: Jason Holder

July 28, 2020 10:07:55 pm

A tired-looking West Indies were skittled out for 129 in their second inning by England to lose the third Test at Old Trafford by 269 runs, falling to a 2-1 series defeat.

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ATK Mohun Bagan proposes removal of salary cap on ISL teams

July 28, 2020 9:36:38 pm

Mumbai City FC, now backed by the City Football Group, have supported ATK's proposal of removing the salary cap of Rs 16.5 crore amidst rumours of a record transfer for FC Goa's Hugo Boumous.

Stuart Broad, James Anderson are two of England’s best of all time: Joe Root

July 29, 2020 7:56:03 am

England won the first test series since the COVID-19 pandemic 2-1.

‘I always fight until the final whistle’: Syed Shahid Hakim recovers from COVID-19

July 29, 2020 7:54:50 am

Syed Shahid Hakim, who represented India in the 1960 Olympics and officiated as a referee in 33 international games later in his career, said that he will be discharged from care on Tuesday night.

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma maintain top two spots in ICC ODI rankings

July 28, 2020 8:19:19 pm

Jasprit Bumrah remained second in the bowler's list behind New Zealand's Trent Boult (722). Ravindra Jadeja is the lone Indian to feature in the top 10 all-rounders rankings at the eighth spot.

Stuart Broad has a good chance of surpassing my Test tally: James Anderson

July 28, 2020 8:11:00 pm

Stuart Broad, who was dropped from the opening Test in Southampton, reached the milestone of 500 wickets when he dismissed Kraigg Brathwaite on the fifth day of the deciding third Test.

England overcome West Indies, rain-threat to reclaim Wisden Trophy in Manchester

July 28, 2020 11:21:59 pm

Stuart Broad reached 500 wickets in style within the first hour when he trapped opener Kraigg Brathwaite plumb in front, struck low on the back leg on 19.

Mariano Diaz tests positive for COVID-19, confirms Real Madrid

July 28, 2020 6:38:31 pm

Real Madrid said in a statement that tests were conducted on the squad on Monday and that though Mariano Diaz was in "perfect health", he would be self-isolating at home.

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David Warner determined to lead Sunrisers Hyderabad to another IPL title

July 29, 2020 7:56:37 am

David Warner isn’t going back to the Indian Premier League for redemption. In a delayed and disrupted season caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Warner wants to return in a bid to lead Sunrisers Hyderabad to another title.

ICC World Cup Super league is incredibly complex: Michael Atherton

July 28, 2020 5:45:01 pm

The ICC launched the ODI Super League which will determine qualification for the 2023 World Cup. The top seven teams from the league will automatically book their spot at the event in India.

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Stuart Broad reaches 500 wickets in Tests, shatters records for England

July 29, 2020 7:53:08 am

Stuart Broad became the seventh bowler to surpass the tally of 500 Test wickets. Interestingly, he reached the milestone in his 14th year of Test cricket.

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David Warner may reconsider future as COVID-19 restrictions would mean long stints away from family

July 28, 2020 3:15:55 pm

Warner, who made a successful return to international cricket after serving a one-year ban for ball tampering, has three daughters with wife Candice. The 33-year-old said staying away from family will not be an easy task.

Olympics during a pandemic: 1920 Antwerp Games haunted by war & flu

July 28, 2020 5:50:30 pm

With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, here is a look back at the history of the Summer Games.

England vs West Indies 3rd Test, Day 5 Highlights: ENG win by 269 runs

July 28, 2020 8:16:06 pm

England vs West Indies (ENG vs WI) 3rd Test, Day 5 Highlights: England reclaimed the Wisden Trophy.

WWE RAW: A new Champion is crowned, Randy Orton sets his sights on Drew McIntyre

July 28, 2020 2:04:20 pm

Randy Orton made good on his promise that the WWE Champion would never see an RKO coming.

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Baroda call off camp after player’s kin tests positive

July 28, 2020 2:54:22 pm

All the usual precautions were taken. When the players enter the ground, they had to undergo thermal screening. Also, the players had to regularly update about their health to the officials.

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Former skipper of physically challenged India cricket team applies for peon’s job

July 28, 2020 2:54:17 pm

Inflicted with polio since birth, Sain played nine games for India's physically challenged team between 2015 and 2019, also captaining the side during this time. At 35, he is currently looking for a steady income to support his family -- wife and a one-year-old toddler.

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Disallow run if non-striker backs up before ball release: Ashwin on ICC’s new no-ball rule

July 29, 2020 7:56:28 am

R Ashwin was responding to the new ICC law where the front-foot no-balls will be closely monitored by the third umpire in the ICC World Cup Super League, starting on July 30.

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Pakistan tour of England: Fawad Alam named in 20-man Pakistan Test squad, comeback chances bright

July 29, 2020 7:56:32 am

The tour selection committee headed by head coach and chief selector, Misbah-ul-Haq left out batsmen Ifthikar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Fakhar Zaman and uncapped Haider Ali, handing Fawad with a good chance to make a comeback.

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Viswanathan Anand finally gets a win after six consecutive defeats at Legends of Chess tourney

July 28, 2020 2:54:37 pm

Playing against long-time rival after six straight losses, Anand won his first game of the tournament despite conceding early advantage on Monday night.

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Caribbean Premier League to start next month in Trinidad

July 28, 2020 2:54:33 pm

CPL 2020 will be held between August 18-September 10 and the tournament would be staged in two venues in Trinidad and Tobago.