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‘Smoothman’ Gill: India’s new run machine

‘Smoothman’ Gill: India’s new run machine

NEW DELHI: Shubman Gill’s prowess as an opener was never in doubt, but his first Twenty20 ton has got people talking about him as the next Virat Kohli, an all-format run machine for India. Gill scored 126 in just 63 balls in a crushing 168-run series-clinching win over a hapless New Zealand on Wednesday. It […]

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Gill-inspired India crush NZ to clinch T20 series

Gill-inspired India crush NZ to clinch T20 series

AHMEDABAD: Opener Shubman Gill smashed an unbeaten 126 to help India clinch the T20 International series against New Zealand with a crushing 168-run victory in the decider on Wednesday. Gill recorded his maiden T20 century for India as he steered the team to a massive 234-4 after they elected to bat first at the world’s […]

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J-K’s Abid Mushtaq picked to bowl Australian team in nets

J-K’s Abid Mushtaq picked to bowl Australian team in nets

After scalping 32 wickets in 7 matches of Ranji Trophy, J-K’s Abid Mushtaq is set to bowl to touring Australian team in nets ahead of their test series against India, reported Kashmir Sports Watch (KSW). Australian team left from Sydney to India on 31 January and will hold a 4-day training camp in Bengaluru before […]

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India opener Murali Vijay retires from international cricket

India opener Murali Vijay retires from international cricket

NEW DELHI: Indian opener Murali Vijay on Monday announced his retirement from international cricket. The 38-year-old Vijay played 61 Tests, 17 one-day and nine T20 internationals during a decade-long stop-start career for India. “Today with immense gratitude and humility, I announce my retirement from all forms of international cricket,” Vijay wrote on Twitter. “My journey […]

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Advisor Bhatnagar visits Gulmarg, reviews preparation for 3rd ‘Khelo India National Winter Games’

Advisor Bhatnagar visits Gulmarg, reviews preparation for 3rd ‘Khelo India National Winter Games’

Asks officers to adopt coordinated approach for making event a grand success GULMARG, JANUARY 27: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, today visited famous tourist destination Gulmarg and chaired a meeting at Golf Club here to review arrangements for the upcoming third edition of ‘Khelo India National Winter Games’. The third edition of ‘Khelo […]

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Mickey Arthur set to return as Pakistan coach, hints Sethi

Mickey Arthur set to return as Pakistan coach, hints Sethi

LAHORE: Mickey Arthur’s appointment as the Pakistan head coach is still on the cards despite the country’s cricket board ruling it out earlier this month due to the South African’s contractual obligations with English County side Derbyshire. But Najam Sethi, the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s interim Manag­ement Committee, said on Monday he is […]

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Shami advises Umran: If you work on line and length you can rule the world

Shami advises Umran: If you work on line and length you can rule the world

Raipur: Veteran Indian pacer Mohammed Shami feels young Umran Malik, with his raw pace, has a bright future ahead and the youngster “can rule the world” if he works on his line and length. The Jammu and Kashmir speedster has impressed with his express pace, bowling at 150 clicks consistently but has struggled with accuracy. […]

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Netherlands bulldoze Chile 14-0 in record win to reach quarter-finals

Netherlands bulldoze Chile 14-0 in record win to reach quarter-finals

BHUBANESWAR: The Netherlands gave a record 14-0 lesson to debutants Chile on Thursday to become the first team to qualify for the FIH World Cup quarter-finals here at the Kalinga Stadium. The victorious Dutch team in the process topped pool ‘C’. It was the biggest-ever margin of defeat in the World Cup, bettering Australia’s 12-0 […]

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Hockey World Cup: Suspense over Hardik Singh to take on Wales

Hockey World Cup: Suspense over Hardik Singh to take on Wales

Will star striker Hardik Singh be available against Wales in India’s last Pool C league match of the Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on Thursday? The suspense has not ended yet. Even if he is not fielded against Wales, the real concern is whether he will be fit enough to play in the rest of […]

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ILT20: Robin Uthappa becomes first player to receive Green Belt after his fantastic innings of 79 runs off 46 balls

ILT20: Robin Uthappa becomes first player to receive Green Belt after his fantastic innings of 79 runs off 46 balls

Former Indain cricketer Robin Uthappa became the first player to receive the Green Belt at the DP World ILT20 after his fantastic innings of 79 runs off 46 balls against Gulf Giants at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday. Uthappa is currently leading the top run-scorer’s chart with 122 runs in the competition so far. […]

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