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Saturday , June 17 , 2017
 
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Promise & prayer on Sarfraz's lips

The pressure on Sarfraz Ahmed is enormous, yet the Pakistan captain was relaxed when The Telegraph met him in the lobby of The Grange City Hotel on Friday evening....   | Read..
 

Virat is the world's best batsman across formats: Dennis Amiss

Dennis Amiss, an England stalwart and a member of the elite 100 first-class centuries' club, spoke to The Telegraph in Birmingham on Thursday evening....   | Read..
 

Pak will have to put up one hell of a fight

The stage is set for the final and it doesn't get any bigger than India taking on Pakistan. I feel India is too experienced a side for Pakistan and we should come out winners at the end of it all....   | Read..
 

Dravid: Don't change tactics

India captain Virat Kohli should avoid making any changes to the team for the Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday, believes former captain Rahul Dravid....   | Read..
 

Bumrah remains cautious

Jasprit Bumrah is not at all surprised with Pakistan making the Champions Trophy final especially after they were handed a thrashing by India in the group stage....   | Read..
 

Will be a good final: Jadhav

Kedar Jadhav, too, was an equally important contributor for India's semi-final victory over Bangladesh on Thursday....   | Read..
 

Azhar: Can beat India

Pacer Mohammed Aamir, who missed the Champions Trophy semi-final due to back spasms, is feeling better after completing a training session at The Oval on Friday....   | Read..
 

Ali, Wasim have been impressive

An India vs Pakistan final is about as big an occasion as the ICC could have hoped for, but few would have foreseen Pakistan going the distance in the tournament given the nature of their defeat to......   | Read..
 

Marais & Richard to officiate

Marais Erasmus, the senior most umpire of South Africa, and Richard Kettleborough were chosen by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as on-field umpires for Sunday's Champions Trophy Final betw......   | Read..
 

Opening partnership vital factor in India's success

India moved one step closer to retaining their ICC Champions Trophy crown with an supremely convincing and clinical display against Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Thursday. It was a brilliant display i......   | Read..
 

O'Keefe axed, Starc is rested

Australia have rested pacer Mitchell Starc and dropped left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe for the upcoming two-Test series in Bangladesh, Cricket Australia said on Friday....   | Read..
 

Steve's 'battle'

Former leading England pace bowler Steve Harmison has revealed that his battle with depression got so bad that at the peak of his career he contemplated suicide....   | Read..
 

Root: We aren't a finished product

England's limited-overs team has improved significantly since being dumped out of the 2015 World Cup in the group stage. But they remain a work in progress, batting mainstay Joe Root has said....   | Read..
 

Injury not an excuse, says Rory

Rory McIlroy said before the US Open that if a player could not hit the broad fairways at Erin Hills he might as well go home. After a disastrous opening round 78 on Thursday, 'home' may be where t......   | Read..
 

Paul Casey finds the going tough

After grabbing a share of the early second round lead at the US Open, Paul Casey crashed down the leaderboard with a triple bogey as the Erin Hills layout showed its teeth on Friday....   | Read..
 

False start, a win and lot of drama

World champion Dafne Schippers was involved in a bizarre women's 200 metres at the Oslo Diamond League meeting on Thursday, when the Dutchwoman false-started, was allowed to race and won, was then ......   | Read..
 

Prannoy upsets Long, Srikanth in semis too

India's HS Prannoy continued his giant-killing spree to stun World and Olympic champion Chen Long of China to enter the semi-finals of the Indonesia Super Series Premier along with Kidambi Srikanth......   | Read..
 

I-League crisis worsens

The apparent lack of co-operation on part of the marketing partners and indifferent attitude of some senior officials have resulted in the current imbroglio over the ISL and the I-League, feels a s......   | Read..
 

Putin piles on pressure

Adding to the pressure on Russia on the eve of the Confederations Cup opening fixture, against New Zealand, president Vladimir Putin has demanded "better results" from coach Stanislav Che......   | Read..
 

'Deeply disenchanted' CR7 likely to leave Real Madrid

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave the club and Spain after being accused of committing tax fraud in the country, a Portuguese sports daily reported on Friday....   | Read..
 

Erroneous entry by SSP

Indian golfers SSP Chowrasia and Rashid Khan grabbed a share of the third spot after turning in steady second-round cards at the Queen's Cup here on Friday....   | Read..
 
Mohammed Aamir during a training session at The Oval on Friday. (Reuters)   | Read..
 
 
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