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Monday, December 06, 2021


Picture perfect: Axar, Patel, Ravindra, Jadeja pose as India vs New Zealand series end

December 6, 2021 3:20:36 pm

The quartet stands with their backs facing the camera in such a way that the names on their jerseys read perfect.

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Mumbai Cricket Association lauds Ajaz Patel after his 10-wicket haul in 2nd Test

December 6, 2021 2:06:16 pm

Ajaz Patel bagged 14 of the 17 Indian wickets to fall in the Mumbai Test.

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Indian cricket team donate Rs 35,000 to Wankhede Stadium groundsmen

December 6, 2021 1:51:41 pm

Earlier in Kanpur, India's new head coach Rahul Dravid gave Rs 35,000 to Green Park's groundstaff, led by Shiv Kumar, for preparing a sporting pitch for the first Test against New Zealand.

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ICC Test Rankings: India dethrone New Zealand to reclaim top spot

December 6, 2021 2:30:35 pm

India now has 124 rating points, while New Zealand lost three points and remains with 121 points.

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Mindset is same under new support staff: Virat Kohli

December 6, 2021 1:16:59 pm

Virat Kohli also said the overseas success in England and Australia has made the team richer in experience and they would like to build on that with a maiden Test series win in South Africa in the upcoming away contest.

ISL: Plenty of goals, and ‘big’ matches that ended with one-sided scorelines

December 6, 2021 1:17:35 pm

It’s still early days in this ISL season, but Mumbai City has reached where they had left off last year – at the top of the table.

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Clear communication important while making tough selection decisions: Dravid

December 6, 2021 1:08:46 pm

Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara are under pressure to save their places in the side ahead of the South Africa tour.

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Stats: India hammer New Zealand by 372 runs, register biggest Test win

December 6, 2021 3:30:25 pm

India have taken just about 45 minutes to wrap up the Test by picking up the five remaining wickets. The margin of victory is India's highest ever on home soil.

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Cricket Australia confirm Perth Ashes Test relocation

December 6, 2021 1:13:52 pm

Cricket Australia are expected to announce over the next few days that the fifth test will be switched to another city because of Western Australia's hard line on quarantine.

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Serie A: Juventus beats Genoa 2-0 amid spat between Massimiliano Allegri and Morata

December 6, 2021 10:14:00 am

Tempers had threatened to boil over earlier and almost did so when Alvaro Morata was substituted seconds after getting a booking and was shouted at by Allegri on the touchline.

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Lewis Hamilton wins crazy Saudi Grand Prix to level with Max Verstappen

December 6, 2021 9:35:38 am

That played into the hands of Verstappen, who stayed out while Hamilton pitted from the lead for fresh tyres to take advantage of the safety car deployment.

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Davis Cup: Russia beats Croatia to win title after 15-year wait

December 6, 2021 9:31:38 am

The International Tennis Federation and the Kosmos Tennis group that is behind the competition said that next year four cities will host the group stages, with another venue likely Abu Dhabi hosting the knockout rounds.

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India vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 4 Highlights: IND win by 372 runs

December 6, 2021 10:41:01 am

India vs New Zealand (IND vs NZ) 2nd Test, Day 4 Highlights: India deliver their biggest win by runs

Understanding Ross Taylor’s final slog sweep in India

December 6, 2021 8:44:51 am

With Kane Williamson’s availability for Bangladesh a doubt after the tennis elbow, Taylor could perhaps get a chance to bow out in front of his home crowd.

Nepo blunder gives Carlsen 5-3 lead; tiredness creeping in

December 6, 2021 8:00:53 am

Nepomniachtchi's biggest mistake came when he initiated a sacrifice of pawns for both players but then for reasons unknown pushed another one of his pawns forward on 21...b5.

Neutral venues could get IPL games

December 6, 2021 8:35:43 am

The suggestion was made by a few state associations during the board’s AGM on Saturday, and the associations want the board to request IPL teams to play at least two games each on different venues.

Kerala Blasters record first win, beat Odisha FC 2-1

December 5, 2021 10:25:46 pm

Alvaro Vazquez (62nd minute) and substitute Prasanth Karuthadathkuni (85th) scored second-half goals to hand the yellow shirts their first victory in 11 months.

Domene’s hat-trick hands Argentina second Junior Hockey WC title

December 5, 2021 10:08:54 pm

Domene converted three penalty corners in the 10th, 25th and 50th minute, while Franco Agoistini (60th) scored a field goal just seconds from the final hooter to hand Argentina their second title.

Fred gives Rangnick winning start at Man United

December 5, 2021 9:45:27 pm

United had struggled to create clear chances against Patrick Vieira's well-drilled side but the oft-criticised Fred beat Vincente Guaita with a wonderful strike from the edge of the box.

A city under construction: How Rourkela is using hockey as a catalyst to transform itself

December 6, 2021 7:55:28 am

From India's biggest stadium to an upgraded airport, the tiny Odisha city is getting a facelift as it gets ready to co-host the World Cup in 2023.

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SA Team Selection: Virat’s ODI captaincy, Ishant’s place in Test, back-up No. 3 up for discussion

December 5, 2021 8:12:53 pm

India are supposed to play three ODIs in South Africa and the biggest question now is whether the country needs two white ball captains which can potentially lead to clash of ideas.

Tough to bounce back after being bowled out for 60-odd: Ravindra

December 5, 2021 7:26:39 pm

The Indian-origin Ravindra once again showed resistance with Henry Nicholls to see off the day with 140/5, even as India stood on the cusp of a series-winning second Test.

This has been my dream year but aim is to improve further: Axar Patel

December 5, 2021 7:14:17 pm

Patel has largely remained under the shadow of another orthodox left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja's for years before he made the year 2021 his own with 36 wickets with his fifth Test ongoing.

Junior Hockey World Cup: Losses to Baby Bleus bookend French ascent, Indian jr deficiencies

December 6, 2021 8:48:04 am

India lose third-place Junior World Cup match 3-1 to the French.

Mitchell says he took cue from Mayank to counter Indian spinners

December 5, 2021 6:51:10 pm

Mitchell (60 off 92 balls) shared 73 runs for the fourth wicket with Henry Nicholls (36 batting) to provide much needed resistance in New Zealand's improbable chase of 540.