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IPL 2020, RR vs CSK: Steve Smith set to return for Rajasthan Royals

By: PTI | Dubai | Updated: September 22, 2020 12:04:11 am Steve Smith will take over the captaincy duties for RR. (Source: AP) Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith is all set to return to action during his team’s opening IPL contest against Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday, having successfully recovered from the concussion injury sustained […]

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Simona Halep wins Italian Open title after Karolina Pliskova retires

By: AP | Rome | September 21, 2020 8:50:56 pm Romania’s Simona Halep celebrates winning the final with the trophy after Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova retired from the match after sustaining an injury. (Reuters) Top-seeded Simona Halep won her first Italian Open title on Monday when Karolína Plíšková retired midway through the final with an […]

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Prajnesh Gunneswaran advances, Sumit Nagal exits from French Open Qualifiers

By: PTI | September 21, 2020 7:32:12 pm Prajnesh Gunneswaran is India’s second-highest ranked singles player. (Source: File) Prajnesh Gunneswaran overcame a sluggish start to advance to the second round of the French Open men’s singles qualifying event but country’s top player Sumit Nagal bowed out after a close defeat, here on Monday. Seeded 16th, […]

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Ashleigh Barty trades tennis racket for golf club to win local championship

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 21, 2020 5:28:19 pm Australia’s Ashleigh Barty (REUTERS/File Photo) Ashleigh Barty, who is the top-ranked WTA player in the world, will not defend her title at the French Open this month but that hasn’t stopped the tennis star from winning silverware. The Australian tried her hands on golf, something […]

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Australia may not tinker much with squad for Test series against India, hints Justin Langer

By: PTI | Perth | September 21, 2020 4:26:51 pm Australia coach Justin Langer (Reuters/File Photo) Australia head coach Justin Langer has hinted that they will go with tried and tested players when India arrive for a four-Test series at the end of the year unless an exceptional performer emerges from the Sheffield Shield. The […]

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Sunrisers Hyderabad Season Preview: SRH spin and pace department well-stocked

Written by Tushar Bhaduri | September 21, 2020 3:55:13 pm Sunrisers Hyderabad will be led by David Warner. (SRH) Q: Can Warner’s men rise again?A: If their top order can be prolific and consistent in this high-pressure tournament played during an unprecedented situation, their bowling is strong enough to challenge for their second IPL title. […]

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IPL 2020: How Delhi Capitals won the match in half a Super Over against Kings XI Punjab

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 21, 2020 7:49:14 pm IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals beat Kings XI Punjab in the Super Over. (BCCI/IPL) Marcus Stoinis’ brilliant all-round performance carried Delhi Capitals to a Super Over win against Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League on Sunday. As a batsman, Stoinis smashed 53 runs off […]

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IPL 2020: R Ashwin gives positive update on shoulder injury

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 21, 2020 10:09:11 pm Ravichandran Ashwin endured dream and nightmare in a space of six deliveries. (Twitter) Ravichandran Ashwin suffered a nasty injury on the last ball of his first over during the match between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Delhi Capitals (DC) in IPL 2020 on Sunday. Ashwin, […]