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Blazing fifties by Bairstow, Livingstone help Punjab Kings post 209/9 against Royal Challengers

Blazing fifties by Bairstow, Livingstone help Punjab Kings post 209/9 against Royal Challengers

English batters Jonny Bairstow (66 off 29 balls) and Liam Livingstone (70 off 42 balls) hit attacking half-centuries to help Punjab Kings post a massive 209/9 in 20 overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Match 60 of IPL 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium here on Friday. Bairstow started the early carnage against Royal Challengers Bangalore, […]

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Sams, Tilak shine as Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings

Sams, Tilak shine as Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings

Tilak Varma struck an unbeaten 34 as Mumbai Indians recovered from a precarious position after bowling out Chennai Super Kings for 97 — thanks to a superlative effort by their bowlers — to register a five-wicket win in Match 59 of the IPL 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday. After Daniel Sams claimed […]

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McCullum linked to England coaching role

McCullum linked to England coaching role

LONDON: Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is now in contention to become England’s new Test head coach, according to British media reports. The Daily Mail said McCullum, a key figure behind New Zealand’s rise in both red and white ball cricket, had become a candidate on recently-appointed England director of cricket Rob Key’s list of possible […]

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Australia monitoring situation in Sri Lanka ahead of tour

Australia monitoring situation in Sri Lanka ahead of tour

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia is monitoring the unrest in Sri Lanka but is confident the national team’s seven-week tour of the island will go ahead as scheduled in June and July, the governing body said on Tuesday. Seven people died and more than 200 were injured on Monday as thousands defied a curfew to protest against […]

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NZ’s Henry Nicholls faces injury scare ahead of England tour

NZ’s Henry Nicholls faces injury scare ahead of England tour

New Zealand batter Henry Nicholls was injured just before the team’s departure to England. Nicholls will have a scan on his right calf after injuring it during running drills in Mount Maunganui before flying out this weekend. His availability should be known within the next day or so. “He’s having an MRI scan later today, […]

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Man City move closer to Premier League title, Arsenal boost top four bid

Man City move closer to Premier League title, Arsenal boost top four bid

LONDON: Manchester City moved a step closer to retaining the Premier League title with a 5-0 demolition of Newcastle United, while Arsenal beat relegation-threatened Leeds United 2-1 to boost their bid for a top four finish on Sunday. Pep Guardiola’s side took control before half-time at the Etihad Stadium thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling […]

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Pace sensation Umran Malik should be in India Test side immediately, says Pietersen

Pace sensation Umran Malik should be in India Test side immediately, says Pietersen

Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen wants the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to bring Sunrisers Hyderabad pace sensation Umran Malik into the Test side right away because there is “no point waiting around.” Umran bowled the fastest delivery of IPL 2022 when he clocked 157 kmph during his team’s match against Delhi […]

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Stokes keen to get Anderson, Broad in Test squad; says no to Root for vice-captain’s job

Stokes keen to get Anderson, Broad in Test squad; says no to Root for vice-captain’s job

England’s newly-appointed captain, Ben Stokes, has stated that he is eager to get pace-bowling stalwarts Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad back in the Test squad for the three-match series against New Zealand, which begins on June 2 at Lord’s. The two ageing warhorses were strangely left out of England’s three-Test tour of the Caribbean earlier […]

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Mohamed Salah and Sam Kerr win FWA Footballers of the Year

Mohamed Salah and Sam Kerr win FWA Footballers of the Year

The Football Writers’ Association has named Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah the ‘Footballer of the Year’ for the second time, and Chelsea striker Sam Kerr the ‘Women’s Footballer of the Year.’ Mohamed Salah of Liverpool received 48% of the vote, beating out Kevin De Bruyne and Declan Rice, who finished second and third in the poll. […]

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Rishabh Pant says ‘was not worried even at 84/5 in match’ against KKR

Rishabh Pant says ‘was not worried even at 84/5 in match’ against KKR

Delhi Capitals’ skipper Rishabh Pant said he was confident of their chances of winning the match against Kolkata Knight Riders despite his team being reduced to 84/5 at one time. Pant said he was sure they would pull it through if they managed to take it deep into the death overs. David Warner (42) and […]

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