India U-19 thrash Lanka by innings and 21 runs

Colombo, July 21: The India U-19 cricket team produced a fine all-round performance to thump Sri Lanka U-19 by an innings and 21 runs in the first Youth Test at the Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground. Wicketkeeper-batsman Nishan Madushka’s brilliant ton (103) and a valuable 78 from Nuwanidu Fernando went in vain as India bundled out
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Bulawayo, July 21: Fakhar Zaman became the first Pakistan player to hit a double century in one-day internationals as Pakistan crushed Zimbabwe by 244 runs to go 4-0 up in their one-day series. Zaman’s unbeaten 210 off 156 balls guided Pakistan to its highest ever ODI total of 399-1 after Pakistan won its first toss
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New Delhi : Indian wrestler Mansi settled for a silver medal after being outplayed in the final by Japan’s Akie Hanai and Swati Shinde claimed a bronze at the Junior Asian Wrestling Championship here. Mansi had won her two bouts in dominant fashion, winning by technical superiority against Nadia Narin (10-0) and Zhanerka Assanova (11-0).
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New Delhi : Gold Coast CWG bronze medallist Divya Kakran had to settle for a silver medal after being too defensive in the final against nemesis Meerim Zhumanazarova while Karuna and Reena returned with bronze medals at the Junior Asian Wrestling Championship. All five Indian girls in action reached the final round but Sangeet Phogat
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Bengaluru : The Indian men’s hockey team pulled off a sensational 4-2 win over New Zealand in the first Test of the three-match series at the Sports Authority of India’s Bengaluru Campus. Rupinder Pal Singh (2”, 34”), Mandeep Singh (15”) and Harmanpreet Singh (38”) scored for India while Stephen Jenness (26”, 55”) scored a brace
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Singapore : The Indian badminton team, including its best bet Sourabh Verma, bowed out of the Singapore Open after a dismal outing here. Verma lost to Vietnam’s Tien Minh Nguyen 21-18, 15-21, 11-21 in 56 minutes in a men’s singles match. Rituparna Das was show the exit door by Yulia Yosephin Susanto of Indonesia 21-15,
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New Delhi : Veteran Indian star Leander Paes, who missed the entire clay and the grass court season, made a winning return to competitive tennis with American partner Jamie Cerretani at the ATP Hall of Fame Open in Newport. Paes, playing his first match since creating the Davis Cup world record in February for most
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Already dubbed the “best-ever FIFA World Cup” even before the Final, the 2018 FIFA World Cup came to a thrilling end in Moscow on Sunday, July 15 with football fans and casual viewers alike following on TV around the world. In many territories, broadcasters achieved viewing figures that matched and even bettered the consistently excellent
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Mumbai : Iconic Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar announced an association with Middlesex Cricket to launch Tendulkar Middlesex Global Academy (TMGA). The academy will provide young girls and boys between the age of nine and 14 an opportunity to learn from master blaster Tendulkar himself and Middlesex Cricket. TMGA, a joint venture between SRT Sports Management
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Mumbai : Indian chess has grown consistently in the last three decades, believes five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand, who expressed optimism that the country’s progress would be reflected in the Chess Olympiad. “I am proud to have played part, (as a) catalyst and convinced a lot of people to try out chess. I was the
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