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World Cup 2019: Bookmakers’ favour India to win tournament, New Zealand least favourite

ICC World Cup 2019: The Virat Kohli–led Indian team finished at the top of the table after the end of the league stage with 15 points, followed by Australia (14), England (12) and New Zealand (11),

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Rohit Sharma closes in on his captain Virat Kohli at the top of ICC ODI rankings

Kohli's 442 runs at an average of 63.14 in the ongoing 50-over showpiece, which includes five half-centuries, have seen him gain one point to reach 891 points.

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Women’s World Cup final: Alex Morgan, USA hoping for more celebrations against Dutch pretenders

Alex Morgan, one of the faces of the USA side that has made history by reaching a third consecutive final, has been at the centre of a veritable storm in a tea cup since using the celebration to mark

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Happy Birthday MS Dhoni: Wishes pour in for ‘Wonder of the cricketing World’ on 38th birthday

Dhoni, who turned a year older Sunday, shook a leg with daughter Ziva in the presence of wife Sakshi as his teammates, in his preferred minimalist manner, celebrated the reverential figure's birthday.

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Canada Open: Parupalli Kashyap enters final, to face unseeded Li Shi Feng of China

By virtue of this win, Kashyap, 32, has extended his head-to-head record against Wang to 3-0.

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Wasim Akram praises Shaheen Shah Afridi, says high-flying pacer is Pakistan’s future star

Shaheen's three wickets against New Zealand came in the space of just 20 balls and announced his arrival as a major threat as he dismissed Colin Munro, Ross Taylor and Tom Latham. He took 4-47 against

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I don’t take praise or criticism seriously, says Jasprit Bumrah

Bumrah gave an equally understated response when he was asked how it felt to be receiving heaps of praise as the linchpin of India's attack in his first World Cup.

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India favourite to win World Cup, says Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne

"I think India has a better chance to win this World Cup, for me, from my point of view," Karunaratne told reporters after the loss.

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Semifinal against England going to be exciting, says Australia captain Aaron Finch

Australia overwhelmed England in their group stage meeting at Lord's but, significantly, the hosts were without Jason Roy that day, with the opener now fit again and firing on all cylinders.

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World Cup 2019: It’s India against New Zealand in first semifinal, hosts England face Australia in other

India's seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka at Headingley ensured that they ended on a winning note and leapfrogged Australia after their 10-run defeat by South Africa.

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Banned by ICC for breaching anti-corruption code, Sanath Jayasuriya watches game from stands, not allowed inside team areas

"His ban is for any official cricketing activity, this does not include attending as a fan," an ICC source told PTI on Saturday.

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BCCI writes to ICC after ‘justice for Kashmir’ banners fly above during India-Sri Lanka match in Leeds

Midway into India''s run chase, a third aircraft was also seen with a banner - ''Help End Mob Lynching''.

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MS Dhoni turns 38, celebrates birthday with wife Sakshi, daughter Ziva (see pics)

Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is celebrating his 38th birthday on Sunday with his friends, wife Sakshi Dhoni and his four-year-old daughter Ziva Dhoni.

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Sharp-shooting in cricket: The game has changed, comparing players from different eras an exercise in futility

Cricket has changed and comparing players from different eras is an exercise in futility

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Rohit Sharma shatters record, becomes only batsman to hit 5 centuries in single World Cup

Rohit Sharma hit a 94-ball 103 for his fifth century of this World Cup from nine matches, which took him one more than Sangakkara, who has four hundreds to his name during the 2015 edition.

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Serena Williams into Wimbledon last 16, fears ‘performance anxiety’ with Andy Murray

The 37-year-old American defeated Germany's Julia Goerges 6-3, 6-4 and goes on to face Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro for a place in the quarter-finals.

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World Cup 2019: Jasprit Bumrah becomes second fastest Indian to 100 ODI wickets

World Cup 2019: The 25-year-old, who is the top ranked ODI bowler in the ICC charts took 57 innings to achieve the feat, one more than teammate Mohammad Shami.

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Arunachal Pradesh to get 3 state-of-the-art sports academies soon: Kiren Rijiju

"The three academies will have intake capacities of 100 players each. All the academies will have residential facilities and world-class coaches," Rijiju said at a press conference here.

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Shoaib Malik retires from ODI after Pakistan’s World Cup exit

Malik's decision came after a Pakistan win which was not enough to take the 1992 champions into the semi-finals.

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India vs Sri Lanka World Cup 2019 Highlights: Rohit, Rahul smash tons as India cruise to 7-wicket win

India vs Sri Lanka World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma has become the first batsman to score 5 centuries in a World Cup.

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World Cup 2019: Team management has made it clear that I will bat No 7, says Dinesh Karthik

One of the designated finishers in the Indian line-up, Karthik is happy that he has finally got a chance to play at the global event after having cooled his heels in the three games in the 2007 editio

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Pak anti-graft watchdog grills Sharif over Toshakhana vehicles case

The NAB team grilled the former premier for an hour in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail before handing him a questionnaire, which Sharif will fill after consulting his legal team, the report said.

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ICC World Cup 2019: India seek answers to middle-order puzzle ahead of big semi-final

They will bank on Malinga's intelligence gathered from the Mumbai Indians dressing room to break the 'hitman code'.

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World Cup 2019: English football star Harry Kane plays cricket with Virat Kohli, wishes him luck | Watch

Enjoying the outing, Kohli responded, "I love football. That's what we were talking about the other day.

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India vs Sri Lanka World Cup: When and where to watch Ind vs SL match live

India vs Sri Lanka: While India will be hoping to end the league stage on a high, Sri Lanka would want to depart from the World Cup on a positive note by defeating Virat Kohli's men.

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Sachin Tendulkar thanks Ambati Rayudu for his service to Indian cricket

Wishing you all the best for your 2nd innings," Tendulkar, who is currently in the United Kingdom, wrote on his twitter handle.

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‘Huge gap between ‘run machine’ Kohli and rest of world, says Brian Lara

Lara, who scored 22358 (11953 in ODIs) in international cricket, said if today Indian batsmen are doing well in away series, it is because of Tendulkar, who instilled such confidence in them.

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