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CWC’19: Shakib shines, B’desh thrash Windies by 7 wickets

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan guided Bangladesh to beat the West Indies by seven wickets in the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton on Monday. Chasing a competitive target of 322, Bangladesh got off to a steady start before Andre Russell got Soumya Sarkar caught at slip for…

Bhuvneshwar ruled out of next 2-3 games due to hamstring niggle: Kohli

 India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of at least the next two World Cup games after picking up a hamstring niggle during the clash against Pakistan. The paceman walked off the field without completing his third over and…

CWC’19: Memes galore as India thrash Pakistan

India defeated Pakistan by 89 runs on Sunday at Manchester in the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, and as a result, the Men in Blue maintain their unbeaten record against the arch-rivals in the World Cup. The Men in Blue displayed a clinical performance against Pakistan. Batting first, India posted 336 runs…

CWC’19: India beat Pakistan by 89 runs in rain-hit match

Brilliant knocks from Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli before the magnificent spells by the bowling unit guided India to beat Pakistan by 89 runs at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday. With the win, India’s head-to-head record against Pakistan in World Cup matches now sits at 7-0. Chasing a competitive target of 337 runs, Pakistan faced an…

Cricket World Cup: Buttler ready to lead England

Jos Buttler says he is ready to step up and captain England in the World Cup if injured skipper Eoin Morgan fails to recover in time to face Afghanistan on Tuesday. Morgan had to leave the field with a back…

CWC ’19: Meme war intensifies ahead of Indo-Pak clash

As the much-anticipated India-Pakistan World Cup clash is inching closer, the social media war between cricket enthusiasts on either side of the border has amplified. Recently, a spoof video came out on social media duplicating what transpired when Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was captured by Pakistani troops. Countering…

India far better than Pakistan as a team: Kapil Dev

The “far better” Indian team has a much higher probability of winning against Pakistan in their forthcoming Cricket World Cup clash, said former India captain Kapil Dev on Friday. “The Indian team is definitely far better. I am not saying because I am Indian. But I feel when I…

Real Madrid confirm signing of ‘Japanese Messi’ Kubo

Real Madrid confirmed the signing of Japanese teenager Takefusa Kubo on Friday. The 18-year-old joins from FC Tokyo and will play for Madrid’s B team, Castilla, next season. “Takefusa Kubo will join Castilla next season,” a Real Madrid statement read.…

Hockey: India maul Japan 7-2 to storm into final

India outplayed reigning Asian Games champion Japan 7-2 to storm into the summit clash of the FIH Series Finals hockey tournament here on Friday, assuring themselves a place in the year end’s Olympic qualifying event. Returning to the side after…

India static at 101st in FIFA rankings

The Indian football team remained static at 101st place in the FIFA rankings issued Friday. India had finished third in the King’s Cup in Thailand, which the organisers had said was a FIFA-sanctioned tournament.  Igor Stimac’s men had lost to…

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