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It’s not an open and shut case for India!

Skipper Shubman Gill, who is expected to open alongside Yashasvi Jaiswal in three T20Is in Lanka, admits that competition for opening slots has intensified

16 July,2024 07:30 AM IST | PTI
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Pat Cummins to miss Australia’s tour to England, Scotland

Australia is scheduled to play three T20s against Scotland and five one-day internationals against England in September

16 July,2024 07:02 AM IST | AP | PTI
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Aditi takes 17th place for best finish in a Major

Aditi carded 2-under 69 and 7-under for the week. It was the first time she finished inside Top-20 at a Major

16 July,2024 07:01 AM IST | Agencies
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Chess: Gukesh seventh; Caruana finishes on top

It turned out to be a fine performance by Caruana following his victory in the Superbet Classic here

16 July,2024 07:01 AM IST | Agencies
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Anahat, Bawa in World Junior squash quarters

Anahat, 16, beat Japan’s Akari Midorikawa 11-6, 13-11, 11-2. Meanwhile, Bawa advanced to the quarter-finals with a 11-9, 5-11, 11-5, 13-11 win over Segundo Portabales of Argentina

16 July,2024 07:01 AM IST | PTI
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Shooter Bhavtegh wins silver at Junior World Cup

Bhavtegh, a silver winner at the Junior Asian Championships last year, shot 52 in the six-man final to finish behind American Benjamin Keller, who shot 56 out of the 60 allotted clay targets, to grab the gold medal

16 July,2024 07:01 AM IST | PTI
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Nadal returns with Bastad doubles win

They won 6-1, 6-4 against Guido Andreozzi and Miguel Reyes-Varela

16 July,2024 07:00 AM IST | Agencies
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‘I want to sit at same table as the big guys’

After beating Novak Djokovic in straight sets to retain his Wimbledon title, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz says he’s hungry for success and aims to get closer to the legends when he finishes his career

16 July,2024 07:00 AM IST | AP | PTI
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Colombia suffered due to delayed start: Coach Nestor Lorenzo

“I think we had a very good build-up to the game but then some unusual situations started to happen,” he said referring to the 82-minute delay to the match caused by crowd and security problems at the entrances to the stadium

16 July,2024 06:59 AM IST | AFP
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'This was written': Di Maria

After Argentina’s 1-0 win over Colombia in final, veteran winger Angel says he dreamt of retiring in this way; insists he’s grateful to this generation for helping him achieve all that he wanted

16 July,2024 06:59 AM IST | Agencies
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Chaos delays start as fans kept waiting outside venue

Tournament organisers halted entry into the ground and delayed kick-off of the South American football showpiece after fans rushed the entrance gates, clashing with security and leading to the gates being closed two hours before kick off

16 July,2024 06:58 AM IST | AFP
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Kane in pain: ‘It hurts, we wanted to win this for Gareth’

Despite a stellar career with numerous goalscoring honours, Kane, 30,  is yet to win a team trophy. Prior to Sunday’s match, Kane said he would gladly “swap everything in my career” for Euros glory

16 July,2024 06:58 AM IST | AP | PTI
Pandya to lead India vs Lanka, Gill or SKY in the running for vice-captaincy

Pandya to lead India vs Lanka, Gill or SKY in the running for vice-captaincy

The T20Is against Sri Lanka will run from July 27 to 30 in Pallekele, followed by the ODIs from August 2 to 7 in Colombo

16 July,2024 01:32 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
'First two days of ENG vs WI summed up where Test cricket is': Hussain

'First two days of ENG vs WI summed up where Test cricket is': Hussain

There is curiosity around whether the second Test between England and the West Indies at Trent Bridge will prove to be more competitive

16 July,2024 12:27 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Laxman presents Rinku with 'Fielder of Series' award after India's series win

Laxman presents Rinku with 'Fielder of Series' award after India's series win

Before the ceremony, he showed a video message from former India fielding coach T Dilip, who emphasised the importance of fielding

16 July,2024 12:20 PM IST | Harare | mid-day online correspondent
PCB appoints Tony Hemming as chief curator for 2 years

PCB appoints Tony Hemming as chief curator for 2 years

Tony Hemming in the past has worked with the International Cricket Council and has an experience of four decades in pitches and outfield. He has worked on Melbourne, Perth and Hobart grounds apart from supervising tracks in Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates

15 July,2024 10:32 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
After Mumbai, Hardik Pandya pulls huge crowd in Vadodara

After Mumbai, Hardik Pandya pulls huge crowd in Vadodara

The T20 World Cup 2024 marked the redemption of Hardik Pandya who faced continuous boos in nearly all the stadiums he played during the IPL 2024. He replaced Rohit Sharma as the captain of Mumbai Indians following which the social media was harsh towards Pandya

15 July,2024 07:46 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

"Never going to be easy to replace Rohit and Virat": Vikram Rathour

Vikram Rathour and Rahul Dravid debuted for India in the same series against England in 1996. The duo has played domestic cricket against each other event before that. A three-decade relationship helped when they came together as a back-room staff

15 July,2024 07:12 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

"It is a good thing that everyone is performing": Shubman Gill

In the Zimbabwe series, the "Men in Blue" played four opening batsmen namely Abhishek Sharma, Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ruturaj Gaikwad. Jaiswal joined Shubman Gill as an opener from the third match of Zimbabwe's tour

15 July,2024 06:12 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

"You will be seeing me play at least for a while": Rohit Sharma

With Rohit Sharma retired from the T20I format, in the recently concluded T20I series, sensational batsman Shubman Gill was handed over the leadership role of the "Men in Blue". Rohit left T20Is as the highest run-scorer in the format with 4,231 runs from 159 matches

15 July,2024 04:32 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
SIS pitches launches

SIS pitches launches "Guide to Cricket pitch systems"

Paul Taylor, former England cricketer and SIS Grass International Sales Director (Cricket) said, “ This guide is an educational resource for anyone involved in the management and upkeep of cricket pitches. In today's fast-evolving cricket landscape, understanding the nuances of different pitch systems is crucial"

15 July,2024 04:13 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Lionel Messi hopeful of quick return from injury

Lionel Messi hopeful of quick return from injury

Most ankle sprains require a recovery period of at least three weeks meaning Messi is unlikely to be available for his club, Inter Miami, until August

16 July,2024 12:28 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS

Swiss playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri ends national-team career after standout goal

It was his seventh major tournament since going to the 2010 World Cup as an 18-year-old

16 July,2024 12:22 PM IST | Bern (Switzerland) | AP | PTI

Euro 2024 | 'We went all the way...': Cucurella hits back at Neville's criticism

In response to the same, Cucurella said that La Rojas went 'all the way' in marquee tournament. The Spaniard also thanked Neville for his 'support'

16 July,2024 12:18 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent

"Remember their faces": Kohli wishes luck to India's Olympic-bound athletes

In a video posted on social media, featuring Paris Olympics athletes such as Neeraj Chopra and Nishant Dev, Virat Kohli said it is time for India to be recognized as a global sporting powerhouse

15 July,2024 09:21 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
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