U-19 World Cup: India score easy win over Sri Lanka

Bloemfontein, Jan 20: An impressive batting performance, topped by a disciplined bowling, saw defending champions India cruise to a 90-run victory over Sri Lanka in an opening group league encounter of the ICC U-19 World Cup here on Sunday. Batting first, India scored a competitive 297 for 4, riding on half-centuries from their premier batsmen
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Wijk ann Zee, Jan 20: Viswanathan Anand pushed Magnus Carlsen to the wall before allowing the reigning world champion to walk away with a draw in the seventh round of Tata Steel Masters, here on Sunday. It was a Sicilian Rossolimo and Carlsen admitted that he missed out a crucial sequence of moves while sacrificing
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Mumbai, Jan 18: Mumbai City gave their hopes of a top four finish a big boost with a 2-0 win against Bengaluru FC in an Indian Super League clash here at the Mumbai Football Arena on Friday. Defensive mistakes cost Bengaluru dear and helped Mumbai’s cause as Modou Sougou (13th) took advantage of Gurpreet Singh
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Rome, Jan 18: A dominant Vinesh Phogat downed two tough Chinese rivals on her way to the 53kg final of the Rome Ranking Series event after teen sensation Anshu Malik settled for a silver medal in 57kg competition, here on Friday. Vinesh won by technical superiority against Khrystyna Bereza (10-0) and Lannuan Luo (15-5) before
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Chennai, Jan 17: Kazak Vinayak Sharma will take on Gokul Suresh in the men’s singles final of the Sumanth & Co AITA ranking tennis tournament at MPTA@KTC here on Thursday. In the semifinals today, Sharma thrashed Kavin Masilamani 6-1, 6-1 while Suresh had to work hard to beat Neeraj Elangovan 6-4, 6-4. The women’s singles
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Rome, Jan 17: Anshu Malik on Thursday reached the final of the 57kg competition at the Rome Ranking series event, assuring at least a silver medal on what has been an impressive senior level debut for the teenage wrestler. Giving no chance to her American rival Jenna Rose Burkert, Anshu finished the semifinal bout in
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Guwahati, Jan 16: Zeena Khitta continued her good form in the 10m air rifle event as she clinched gold at the Khelo India Youth Games with a score of 251.3 here on Tuesday. Punjab’s Jasmeen Kaur and Sift Kaur bagged the silver and bronze medals respectively. Khitta has backed up her excellent performance at the
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Jakarta, Jan 16: World champion P.V. Sindhu advanced to the second round of the Indonesia Master with a hard-earned victory over Japan’s Aya Ohori, but defending champion Saina Nehwal suffered a shock exit from the Super 500 tournament, here on Wednesday. It was also curtains for world championships bronze medalist B. Sai Praneeth, Kidambi Srikanth
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Mumbai, Jan 15: Australia gave India a harsh reality check with a 10-wicket hiding in the ODI series opener here on Tuesday, exposing the home team’s middle-order frailty and putting to sword its bowling. Anticipating dew in the evening session, Aaron Finch opted to field. India ended up with a below-par 255 on a decent
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Chennai, Jan 15: Mumbai dismissed Tamil Nadu for 324 to secure a 164-run first-innings lead and three points on the fourth and final day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match here on Tuesday. The visitors, who made 488 in the first innings riding on captain Aditya Tare’s 154, enforced the follow-on and the match
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