It’s do or die battle at third Test for us: Kholi

Trent Bridge (UK), Aug 18: India may be struggling to avoid a series defeat going into today’s third Test at Trent Bridge, but Virat Kohli believes the situation could in a way liberate his players. “You know, when your back is against the wall that is the time you can’t afford to think of anything
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Cincinnati (US), Aug 18: Roger Federer saw off the challenge of resurgent fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka to reach the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Friday. Federer has won all seven of the finals he has appeared in at the ATP Masters 1000 event in Ohio, and is on course to triumph for the first
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Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayeewas ‘a man of all seasons’ who wore several hats – as a poet, a journalist, and a crafty politician. But not many would know that Vajpayee was an ardent sports lover. Being a strong advocate of peaceful relations with Pakistan, Vajpayee used cricket as a diplomatic tool to extend a friendly
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Chennai, Aug 16: Jammu & Kashmir’s Prinkle Singh, the top-seed in the girls section, overcame a mid-match slump to beat Bakthi Shah of Telangana 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 to advance in the adidas-MCC Junior National (under-18) clay court championship here. After breezing through the opening set, Prinkle Singh dropped a close second set before regrouping to
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Former India Test captain Ajit Wadekar passed away on Wednesday at the age of 77 after a prolonged illness. He breathed his last at Mumbai’s Jaslok Hospital. Wadekar made his debut in 1966 against the West Indies and went on to represent India in 37 Tests and two one-day internationals. As a left-hand batsman, Wadekar scored
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With the Asian Games set to begin from Saturday this week, India announced their full 572-athlete contingent that will be participating in the Games in Indonesia. The athletes who have already reached Indonesia for the Games, sent their wishes on Wednesday as India celebrates its 72nd Independence Day. In a tweet, Hockey India captain, P
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Ever since India’s tennis star Sania Mirza married Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik, her nationality has been constantly questioned by fans and trolls on social media. The 31-year old gave a befitting reply to a troll who asked her if her Independence day fell on Tuesday, the day Pakistan celebrates. One of Sania’s followers called Romeo
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Bengaluru, Aug 14: Skipper Shreyas Iyer and senior batsman Ankit Bawne hit patient half centuries after early stutter as India A won the two-match series against South Africa A by 1-0 margin after the second “Test’’ ended in a draw. India A won the first four day “Test’’ by an innings and 30 runs. Starting
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Dubai, Aug 14: Indian captain Virat Kohli lost his number one position in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen, dropping to second after a forgettable performance in the lost second Test against England. Kohli lost the position to former Australian captain Steve Smith, who is currently serving a one-year ban owing to his role in
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Abu Dhabi, Aug 14: Young International Master Nihal Sarin made his final stride towards the third and last GM norm, disposing off higher rated Grandmaster Parligras Mircea-Emilian of Romania in the sixth round of Abu Dhabi Masters here. Taking his tally to 4.5 points out of six rounds, Nihal currently clocks a rating performance of
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