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Monday, December 06, 2021


What’s common between Anil Kumble and Ajaz Patel? The Perfect 10 and cameraman Taqi Raza

December 6, 2021 11:50:57 pm

From being in the company of snake charmers at Kotla in 1999 to capturing history once again at Wankhede Stadium.

ISL: Jamshedpur FC shock ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1

December 6, 2021 10:49:25 pm

Doungel scored the opener for the Men of Steel with a sublime finish from the right flank. Lima scored the second after coming on as a substitute in the second half. Kotal pulled one back for ATKMB.

Saini takes 3/42, South Africa A reach 249-7 against India A on day 1

December 6, 2021 10:17:44 pm

Opting to bat, South Africa A rode on a fifty each from opener Sarel Erwee (75) and middle-order duo of Tony de Zorki (58) and Khaya Zondo (56).

First India-South Africa Test to be on batting-friendly Centurion

December 6, 2021 8:39:23 pm

As per the revised itinerary, India will play three Tests and as many ODIs during their tour of SA, while the T20Is have been postponed following the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

Was fortunate to get 10-fer: Ajaz Patel in interview to R Ashwin

December 6, 2021 6:45:54 pm

The 33-year-old Mumbai-born Patel, who migrated to New Zealand as a seven-year old, said it has been a "dream come true" to be able to play at the city of his birth and come up with a historic feat.

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How conditions, toss, and scoreboard pressure made New Zealand batsmen lose the plot

December 6, 2021 6:20:34 pm

New Zealand bravely resisted what looked like certain defeat in Kanpur, but in Mumbai, they gave the feeling of having already lost way before the last wicket had fallen.

Joe Root keeps England lineup under wraps for 1st Ashes test

December 6, 2021 5:39:38 pm

Root denied he was indulging in “mind games” in delaying his team announcement in the face of Australia’s clarity.

Yorkshire turns to Gough amid rebuild after racism scandal

December 6, 2021 4:53:49 pm

Gough spent 15 years at Yorkshire across two spells and has become a leading figure in broadcasting since retiring in 2008.

Technique won’t guarantee runs all the time, but will to fight is key: Mayank

December 6, 2021 4:39:13 pm

Agarwal produced a 150-run knock in the first innings and followed that up with a 62-run innings to be adjudged player of the Match.

How an incredible bench strength has fuelled India’s golden era in cricket

December 6, 2021 4:16:10 pm

It’s a testament to the reserves that India can triumph in Australia or win at home against New Zealand without much fuss and without their key players.

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Virat Kohli on Ajinkya Rahane’s form: Only he knows what he is going through

December 6, 2021 4:43:58 pm

The Indian captain answered some tricky questions, including his own form or the lack of it which, he said, couldn't be connected to any repetitive pattern of dismissals.

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 8:35:51 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 3:35:21 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.

India vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 4 LIVE Score

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.