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The ball that MS Dhoni hit for that iconic six to win 2011 World Cup located

Written by Devendra Pandey | Updated: September 24, 2020 4:47:09 pm MS Dhoni had taken India to the historic win in the 2011 World Cup final with a huge six at Wankhede. (FILE) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has come forward to help the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) locate the ball which disappeared into the […]

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First Covid lay-offs by BCCI: 11 coaches at national academy; they say were not alerted

Written by Devendra Pandey | Mumbai | Updated: September 23, 2020 3:39:37 pm Dravid, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and board secretary Jay Shah did not respond to queries from The Indian Express. (File) NO INDIA matches since February, its showpiece IPL playing out in a bio-bubble of empty stands in the UAE, the world’s richest […]

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Sanju Samson hits it out of the park in RR’s win over CSK

Written by Vishal Menon | Updated: September 23, 2020 3:39:08 pm Sanju Samson scored a 32-ball 74 against CSK, hitting nine sixes. (Source: IPL) The Chennai Super Kings knew they were up against it, chasing 217 for their second successive win in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Midway through their innings, the cause seemed lost, […]

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Bianca Andreescu pulls out of French Open, to take rest of 2020 off

By: Reuters | Updated: September 23, 2020 10:10:38 am Bianca Andreescu won the 2019 US Open. (Source: File) Canada’s Bianca Andreescu has pulled out of the French Open and will take the rest of the season off to focus on her recuperation, the world number seven said on Tuesday. Andreescu, who did not defend her […]

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IPL 2020: Yashasvi Jaiswal seeks MS Dhoni’s blessings before debut

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 27, 2020 6:26:07 pm Yashasvi Jaiswal made his Rajasthan Royals debut against CSK. (Screengrab) IPL 2020: Yashasvi Jaiswal, the player of the U-19 World Cup made his debut for Rajasthan Royals against Chennai Super Kings in an IPL match in Sharjah. Jaiswal, the young Indian prodigal batsman, was also […]

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Ankita Raina progresses, Ramkumar bows out of French Open qualifiers

By: PTI | Updated: September 22, 2020 8:08:16 pm Ankita Raina will next take on Japan’s Kurumi Nara, seeded 22nd. (Source: File) India’s Ankita Raina progressed to the second round of the French Open qualifiers with a hard-fought win over Jovana Jovic on Tuesday but Ramkumar Ramanathan’s bid to qualify for his maiden Grand Slam […]

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Michael Jordan form NASCAR team with Bubba Wallace as driver

By: Reuters | September 22, 2020 5:25:09 pm Michael Jordan wants to “open more opportunities for Black people in racing.” (Source: Reuters) NBA great Michael Jordan and three-time Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin have partnered to form a new single-car NASCAR Cup Series team that will feature Bubba Wallace as its driver, the trio said […]

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Original 9, Lleyton Hewitt, Lisa Raymond among nominees for tennis Hall Class of 2021

By: AP | Newport | September 22, 2020 1:35:45 pm Lleyton Hewitt won the US Open in 2001 and Wimbledon in 2002. (File photo) Billie Jean King and the other members of the Original 9 who laid the groundwork for the women’s professional tennis tour are the first group nominated together for the International Tennis […]