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Superb sub Ollie Watkins!

Substitute Ollie scores 90th-minute winner as England rally to beat the Netherlands 2-1 in semi-final; coach Gareth Southgate wary of finalists Spain in Sunday’s showdown

12 July,2024 07:26 AM IST | AFP
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King Charles III sends request to Kane & Co

“If I may encourage you to secure victory before the need for any last minute wonder-goals or another penalties drama, I am sure the stresses on the nation’s collective heart rate and blood pressure would be greatly alleviated! Good luck, England,” he said

12 July,2024 07:28 AM IST | AFP
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Ugly scenes mar beautiful game as players, public clash in the stands

Majority of the spectators were supporting Colombia, but there was no segregation between them and Uruguayan fans. Several Uruguay players, including Nunez, climbed into the crowd and the fighting continued for several minutes until police intervened

12 July,2024 07:30 AM IST | AFP
Cricket News

"He’ll bring some fire": Kallis on Gambhir being appointed as India's head coach

Ex-South African stars Dale Steyn and Jacques Kallis laud Gautam Gambhir’s appointment as India coach; say his aggressive nature will benefit team

12 July,2024 07:22 AM IST | IANS
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Champions Trophy 2025: Team India unlikely to travel to Pakistan

The Pakistan Cricket Board has proposed that the Champions Trophy will be scheduled from February 19 to March 9 with all the matches to take place across three major cities—Karachi, Rawalpindi and Lahore—refusing to opt for a hybrid model for India’s matches

12 July,2024 07:17 AM IST | Agencies
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Former Mumbai all-rounder Dodu no more

Deobhakta’s toil involved leaving his Agashi home, five kms from Virar, in the wee hours of the morning to reach various Mumbai venues for inter-club and inter-office cricket matches

12 July,2024 07:34 AM IST | A Correspondent
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How Gavaskar got Sachin to make a ‘comeback’

Among those who were asked to speak about their experiences with Gavaskar, was Anil Joshi, who was Gavaskar’s teammate at Nirlon

12 July,2024 07:37 AM IST | Subodh Mayure
Cricket News

Cream of world cricket arrive for Sunny’s b’day bash in London

And to say the Bombay Brasserie restaurant near Gloucester Road tube station in Central London had cricket in the air would be an understatement

12 July,2024 07:41 AM IST | Debasish Datta | Christalle Fernandes
Cricket News

Wanindu Hasaranga steps down as Sri Lanka's captain in T20Is

India will tour Sri Lanka for a limited-overs series which begins with the three T20Is to be played on July 26, 27 and 29 at Pallekele, followed by three ODIs in Colombo

12 July,2024 07:12 AM IST | Agencies
Cricket News

Debutant Smith helps England take big lead

The wicketkeeper, who turned 24 today, produced the fifth fifty of the innings after Zak Crawley (76), Ollie Pope (57), Joe Root (68) and Harry Brook (50) had all previously reached the landmark

12 July,2024 07:44 AM IST | Agencies
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Making semis at SW19 is Musetti’s best day in life

Italian 25th seed Musetti defeated 13th-ranked Taylor Fritz of the United States 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 and will face seven-time champion Novak Djokovic for a place in the final

12 July,2024 07:47 AM IST | AFP
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A match to remember!

Jasmine Paolini says defeating Croatian Donna Vekic 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (10-8) to become first Italian woman to make a Wimbledon final, will remain special

12 July,2024 07:49 AM IST | AFP
James Anderson bows out of Test cricket with a win over West Indies

James Anderson bows out of Test cricket with a win over West Indies

James Anderson's (704) test career came to an end with four wickets behind the Australian legend Shane Warner's tally of 708 wickets. Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan tops the list with 800 wickets. Playing for England he added in an interview with Sky Sports, is the best job in the world. I've been privileged to have done it for a long time

12 July,2024 06:14 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Anderson's spell, Stokes' 200th wicket leaves ENG four wkts away from win

Anderson's spell, Stokes' 200th wicket leaves ENG four wkts away from win

Anderson bowled a brilliant spell, sending down 28 dot balls in his first 30 deliveries as he ended the day with figures of 10-5-11-2, leaving West Indies struggling

12 July,2024 05:39 PM IST | London | IANS

"India showed resilience to win T20 WC and celebrations told that story": Laxman

VVS Laxman who represented India in 134 test matches scored 8,781 runs with an average of 45.97. He also heap praises on Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja for their contributions in the shortest format of the game. The trio announced their retirement from the format after the T20 World Cup 2024 victory

12 July,2024 05:00 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

"Brothers, can you relate...": Irfan Pathan shares hilarious meme

Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan shared a crucial partnership but were unable to take the team home. India lost the game by 54 runs eventually

12 July,2024 04:30 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
India to play three ODIs, T20Is against Sri Lanka at Pallekele and Colombo

India to play three ODIs, T20Is against Sri Lanka at Pallekele and Colombo

India will be manned by newly-appointed head coach Gautam Gambhir, while the Lankans will also have a new coach in Sanath Jayasuriya

11 July,2024 07:29 PM IST | Colombo | mid-day online correspondent
Champions Trophy 2025: India favour Dubai-Sri Lanka as alternative venues

Champions Trophy 2025: India favour Dubai-Sri Lanka as alternative venues

Since 2008's Asia Cup, India has not played any cricket tournaments in Pakistan due to tense relationships between both nations

11 July,2024 06:53 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Starc expresses displeasure at being dropped for World Cup game against Afg

Starc expresses displeasure at being dropped for World Cup game against Afg

Australia had replaced Starc with Ashton Agar for the match but the left-arm spinner, despite tying down the Afghanistan batters, could not take any wickets

11 July,2024 05:30 PM IST | Sydney | mid-day online correspondent
'Shocked': Avesh on Bishnoi's wonder grab in India's win against Zimbabwe

'Shocked': Avesh on Bishnoi's wonder grab in India's win against Zimbabwe

Washington Sundar said he had the best view of the catch as he was positioned at mid-on

11 July,2024 04:43 PM IST | Harare | mid-day online correspondent
Ex-pacer Colin Croft disgusted with West Indies at Lord’s

Ex-pacer Colin Croft disgusted with West Indies at Lord’s

The visitors were bowled out for 121 with England fast bowler Gus Atkinson claiming seven wickets

11 July,2024 08:51 AM IST | London | Debasish Datta
Euro 2024: Desolation to glory! Spain’s remarkable revival

Mid-Day Premium Euro 2024: Desolation to glory! Spain’s remarkable revival

Euro 2024: Spain emerged as the standout team this year, navigating a challenging group that included defending champions Italy, before overcoming formidable opponents in Germany and France

12 July,2024 12:26 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

Sunil Chhetri: I will take India to promised land

I have experienced a lot of ups and downs in my career, but one thing is constant, that is one day, we will reach that level which all of us have dreamt of

11 July,2024 09:08 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI

Messi enjoying ‘last battles’ as Argentina storm into final

But asked about Messi’s “last battles” comment, Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni asked for calm

11 July,2024 09:08 AM IST | East Rutherford | AFP
Paris Olympics 2024: Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar inspires youngsters

Paris Olympics 2024: Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar inspires youngsters

Expressing her gratitude, Dipa Karmakar said, “ I thank Leap Gymnastics and JSW Group for inviting me to visit this facility. Their devotion to the growth of gymnastics and Olympic sports in India is truly inspiring and makes me proud"

12 July,2024 05:45 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

Sourav Ganguly buys Kolkata Royal Tigers team

12 July,2024 07:54 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
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