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Mid-Day Premium ‘Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo re’ done right

The victory marked Kolkata's second title conquest at the venue, echoing their inaugural triumph in 2012, amid resounding cheers from the near-capacity crowd at the 36,000-seater stadium

27 May,2024 11:44 AM IST | Srijanee Majumdar
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KKR's sweet dream, SRH's Knightmare!

Kolkata beat Hyderabad to win their third IPL trophy after fiery opening spell by pacer Mitchell Starc helps bundle out Pat Cummins & Co for just 113; Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Venkatesh Iyer’s 91-run stand ensures Shreyas Iyer-led side chase target with 57 balls and eight wickets to spare

27 May,2024 06:50 AM IST | PTI
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Rohit lands in New York with nine WC squad members

Kohli, who played the IPL Eliminator in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, will link up with the rest of the squad later and likewise for Hardik, who had gone to the UK after the completion of the IPL league stage

27 May,2024 06:47 AM IST | PTI
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BCCI announce cash rewards for curators, groundstaff for tireless work in IPL

Sunrisers, which set the T20 cricketing world on fire with their fierce hitting, sky-high run-rates, largely due to the opening pair of Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma, got the taste of its own medicine

27 May,2024 11:47 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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IPL 2024 prize money: Winners, runners-up, orange cap, purple cap and more

Kolkata bowled out Hyderabad for IPL's lowest total of 113 in a final as Australia's left-arm quick Starc returned figures of 2-14 to live up to his top billing in the world's most lucrative T20 tournament. 

27 May,2024 12:13 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Sunil Narine becomes first player to clinch MVP award in IPL thrice

Narine won his first MVP award in the IPL 2012 after picking up 24 wickets, it was also his debut season

27 May,2024 12:51 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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'Dare to dream': KKR mentor Gautam Gambhir offers insight into IPL 2024 victory

KKR lifted their third title under the leadership of Shreyas Iyer after thumping the Hyderabad-based franchise by eight wickets on Sunday

27 May,2024 12:43 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Boxer Abhimanyu beats Nikolov to enter Rd 2

The Indian clinched the bout 3-0 and ensure two wins out of two for the Indian contingent in the Thai capital

26 May,2024 07:41 AM IST | PTI
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Lifter Bharali clinches gold at youth worlds

Ryan McDonald from the United States finished second with a effort of 125-159-284 while Serhii Kotelevskyi of was placed third on 130-153-283

26 May,2024 07:42 AM IST | PTI
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Rafa’s last French Open? He isn’t 100 per cent sure

I hope you understand. In some ways I don’t want to close the door 100 per cent . I am enjoying playing tennis. I am travelling with the family. They are enjoying,” he said

26 May,2024 07:44 AM IST | AFP
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PV with a difference!

India’s World No.15 shuttler Sindhu shows improved form after training stint under legendary Prakash Padukone as she registers come-from-behind semis win over Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan; faces China’s Wang Zhi Yi today

26 May,2024 07:46 AM IST | Shirish Nadkarni
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Manchester Utd stun league champs City 2-1 to lift FA Cup

Jeremy Doku squeezed an 87th minute strike past Andre Onana’s weak attempted save but it was too late to rescue City

26 May,2024 07:49 AM IST | AFP
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IPL 2024 | "...it's special": Andre Russell on KKR winning the title

Mitchell Starc, Andre Russell's exceptional spells and Venkatesh Iyer's gritty fifty helped KKR successfully chase the target in the IPL 2024 finals against SRH. KKR pulled off the run-chase of 114 runs in just 10.3 overs with eight wickets in hand, with Venkatesh Iyer and Rahmanullah Gurbaz shinning for KKR

27 May,2024 07:30 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
From setbacks to success: Shreyas Iyer's journey to IPL 2024 victory

From setbacks to success: Shreyas Iyer's journey to IPL 2024 victory

For Shreyas Iyer's childhood coach Pravin Amre, it was a sort of special feeling. Amre was the one who tested Iyer and promoted him to bat at number three from number seven in his maiden Ranji season in 2014-15. By leading KKR into the final, Iyer achieved the rare feat of playing the summit clash as captain of two different franchises in the IPL

27 May,2024 04:28 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Championing T20 cricket: India's resolve to break World Cup title drought

Championing T20 cricket: India's resolve to break World Cup title drought

After winning the inaugural T20 World Cup in South Africa in 2007, India has only reached one more final, losing to Sri Lanka in 2014

27 May,2024 03:46 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
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IPL 2024 | "It is really amazing what he did": Pietersen heap praise on Narine

Featuring 15 IPL 2024 matches, Sunil Narine accumulated 488 runs with the willow. He also has one century and three half-centuries to his name. Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen expressed his views by saying, "It is amazing, it really is amazing what he did, because I was one of the most vocal critics at the start of the tournament"

27 May,2024 03:36 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Opener Phil Salt celebrates KKR's third IPL title win on video call from UK

Opener Phil Salt celebrates KKR's third IPL title win on video call from UK

Salt, who went unsold in the IPL auction last year, was bought by KKR as a replacement player for opener Jason Roy, the Englishman who opted out of the league due to personal reasons

27 May,2024 03:33 PM IST | Chennai | mid-day online correspondent
Match-winner Starc's undefeated record in title clashes across all formats

Match-winner Starc's undefeated record in title clashes across all formats

No matter how he does in bilateral series or during the group stage games of an ICC tournament, Starc breaking the shackles and activating his 'Big Match Starc' mode and delivering match-winning performances when it matters the most is a guarantee

27 May,2024 02:47 PM IST | Chennai | mid-day online correspondent
Rinku Singh sets sights beyond, confidently envisions T20 World Cup triumph

Rinku Singh sets sights beyond, confidently envisions T20 World Cup triumph

Kolkata Knight Riders won their third IPL title by trouncing former champions Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in the final on Sunday night

27 May,2024 02:39 PM IST | Chennai | mid-day online correspondent
IPL 2024: Venky, KKR's very own 'clutch chief'

IPL 2024: Venky, KKR's very own 'clutch chief'

Venkatesh scored 52* in 26 balls in the final, with four boundaries and three sixes, with strike rate of 200.00 accelerating KKR's easy run chase of 114 runs and ending it within the first half of the innings itself

27 May,2024 02:09 PM IST | Chennai | mid-day online correspondent
Mitchell Starc hints at quitting one format to open doors for others

Mitchell Starc hints at quitting one format to open doors for others

While the 34-year-old didn't specify the format he intends to give up, it is likely to be ODIs considering that the next 50-over World Cup is in 2027

27 May,2024 01:48 PM IST | Chennai | mid-day online correspondent
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to make a comeback in the boxing ring

    Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to make a comeback in the boxing ring

    Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, 57, is preparing for his first professional fight since 2005 against YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul, 27. The heavyweight bout at the Arlington, Texas home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys, will be contested over eight two-minute rounds with each fighter using 14-ounce gloves. The outcome will be included in both fighters' professional boxing records. Paul, a YouTube influencer-turned-boxer, has won nine of 10 boxing matches with six knockouts against a mix of celebrities and middling fighters. He suffered his sole career boxing loss in February 2023 when he lost a split decision to Tommy Fury, the half-brother of World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. Mike Tyson and Jake Paul took verbal jabs at each other on May 16) during a press conference to drum up interest for their July boxing match at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. While Tyson called Paul "a young boy" and vowed to "finish him", Paul said we would "put Tyson to sleep for the last time." 

    18 May,2024 06:36 PM IST
    Owner Ratcliffe salutes Man Utd’s commitment in title win

    Owner Ratcliffe salutes Man Utd’s commitment in title win

    The British billionaire was quick to say how proud he was seeing United win its first trophy since he became a minority shareholder in February

    27 May,2024 06:51 AM IST | London | AP | PTI

    Boss Ten Hag still unclear about future

    The build-up to the second successive all-Manchester FA Cup final was dominated by talk over Ten Hag’s future. “I don’t know [if I will stay],” he told the BBC

    27 May,2024 06:48 AM IST | London | AFP

    Mbappe leaves PSG ‘with head held high’ after clinching title

    “To finish with a trophy in a final, there is no better way. It feels really good,” Mbappe told reporters after PSG beat Lyon 2-1 in the final in the northern city of Lille

    27 May,2024 06:46 AM IST | Lille | AFP
    PV Sindhu didn’t have Plan B to strike back

    PV Sindhu didn’t have Plan B to strike back

    How can one analyse this setback in Sindhu’s fortunes in the run-up to the Paris Olympics, less than three months from now

    27 May,2024 07:11 AM IST | Mumbai | Shirish Nadkarni

    Alcaraz off with a bang

    27 May,2024 06:55 AM IST | Paris | AFP
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