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How England plan to counter Kuldeep Yadav in final ODI

LEEDS: Pacer Mark Wood on Monday said that England should work on denying Indian wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav early success if his side are to win the third and series deciding ODI here on Tuesday. ALSO READ: India look to solve middle-order woes in series finale Yadav has been the main tormentor of England as he has grabbed nine wickets ... Read More »

What a final! French Four Two good for Croatian courage

MOSCOW: As French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris hit the ball long into the rival half and the referee blew the final whistle, the men in blue ran into each other’s arms, crying, shouting and celebrating like school boys. The blue half of the Luzhniki exploded, the other – red and white – went quiet, then clapped in appreciation. France, a multi-cultural ... Read More »

Unfortunate Dhoni’s finishing skills are repeatedly questioned : Kohli

LONDON: Captain Virat Kohli had to once again come to the rescue of under-fire former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose painstaking 37 off 59 balls, came in for sharp criticism after England beat India by 86 runs in the second ODI at the Lord’s. ALSO READ: Dhoni booed by Indian specatorsHailed as one of the best finishers in limited overs, ... Read More »

It’s been like a dream so far: Hima Das

NEW DELHI: “I am living a dream”, said Hima Das as she tried to put in words her remarkable journey from being a stubborn footballer in a nondescript Assam village to becoming the first Indian woman world champion in athletics. The 18-year-old Das, daughter of farmer parents at Kandhulimari village at Nagaon district, has become the toast of the nation ... Read More »

We might be tempted to play Kuldeep, Chahal in Tests too: Virat Kohli

NOTTINGHAM: India captain Virat Kohli is tempted to play his ‘key weapons’ Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in the upcoming five-Test series against England, considering the wrists spinners’ stellar performance in the ongoing limited overs leg of the tour. ALSO READ: Kuldeep, Rohit take India to emphatic victory While Kuldeep has already played two Tests, Chahal is yet to earn ... Read More »

Mandzukic sends Croatia to first World Cup final

MOSCOW: England staked their claim for the World Cup final berth a little too early in the game in a little too astonishing manner. SCHEDULE | VIDEOSBut the final blow of the ironsmith was dealt by Mario Mandzukic to end England’s fairytale and book the final tryst with France, come Sunday. Moscow’s Luzhniki was dressed in red and white as ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup 2018: France turn on style to beat Belgium, enter final

SAINT PETERSBURG: The crowd wearing blue and chanting Antoinne Griezmann’s name walked to the metro station in a disciplined march as France made it to the World Cup final after 12 years. The little genius from Paris lighted up the Saint Petersburg Arena on Tuesday night with deft touches, silky flicks and passes that bore the mark of highest intelligence ... Read More »