Shami rues ‘loose’ batting with tip to focus on job

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Some hope for Djoker

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Hunt for balance to kickstart Rohit era

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Peng Shuai: Nod to shirts, with a rider

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Shades of Connors in Medvedev court-ship

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Stampede at stadium crushes fans

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Sports  /  Published 15.02.21

WI spinners choke Bangla

A second-string West Indies team under stand-in captain Kraigg Brathwaite completed a 2-0 series sweep against Bangladesh with a dramatic 17-run win in the second Test on Sunday. Chasing 231 for vict...
By Reuters in Dhaka

Sports  /  Published 14.02.21

Test: India take firm lead

India took command of the second Test after an exhilarating day two when 15 wickets fell on a rapidly deteriorating pitch with star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin ensuring a massive first innings lead fo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chennai

Sports  /  Published 14.02.21

Bangladesh spinners peg back West Indies

Bangladesh’s spinners shared the early wickets to stop West Indies from taking complete control of the second and final Test on Saturday. West Indies reached 41/3 in their second innings at stum...
By AP, PTI in Dhaka

Sports  /  Published 14.02.21

Mohun Bagan aim for pole

ATK Mohun Bagan will have the chance to dislodge Mumbai City FC from pole position if they beat Jamshedpur FC in an ISL VII match at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda on Sunday. Antonio Lopez Habas’s...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.02.21

Leicester City punish error-strewn Liverpool

An error by Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson helped Leicester come from behind to earn a 3-1 win on Saturday, with the champions losing three successive Premier League games for the first time since Novem...
By Reuters in Leicester

Sports  /  Published 14.02.21

Umpiring slip puts DRS in VAR zone

Agreeing that these things are part of the game, Leach jokingly compared the DRS to being “a bit like VAR (Video Assistant Referee)” in football. “It was a bit like VAR today. It&rs...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.02.21

Rohit emerges hero

This is the first time two consecutive Tests have been played at one venue in India in the same series. Rohit Sharma (161) registered the seventh Test century of his career. It is his first ag...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.02.21

Novak Djokovic races against time

The Australian Open rolls on amid a Melbourne lockdown, but the tournament risks losing its greatest champion in the first week as fans wait to hear if Novak Djokovic will be fit to play on Sunday. D...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 14.02.21

Horse racing: Lombardy for Derby

Trainer Vittal Deshmukh’s Lombardy (Trevor Patel-up) may win the HRC Golconda Derby Stakes in Hyderabad on Sunday. SELECTIONS: 12.10pm: Costello 1. Mandala Bay 2. 12.40pm: Good Connection 1. Be...
By Star Racer

Sports  /  Published 13.02.21

Rohit, Rahane put India in driver's seat

Rohit Sharma oozed class with an aesthetically pleasing 161 on a challenging track, helping India seize the initiative with a solid opening day score of 300 for 6 against England in the second cricket...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chennai


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