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Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by five wickets to win Asia Cup

NEW DELHI: Left-handed opener Lahiru Thirimanne hit a magnificent century as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by five wickets to win their first Asia Cup title after 2008. Sri Lanka chased down the 261-run victory target with 22 balls to spare ...

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You’ll see a different me in World T20: Suresh Raina

CHENNAI: For close to seven years, Suresh Raina was an inseparable part of the Indian limited-overs unit. But he lost his ODI place before the Asia Cup where India couldn’t make it to the final. There were times when India missed the left-hander’s aggression ...

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End of the road for Formula One in India

NEW DELHI: In just over a week’s time, the lights will be turned on in Melbourne to get the 2014 season of Formula One rolling. For F1 in India though, it seems to be lights out – in the foreseeable future at ...

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India need Virender Sehwag for World Cup, suggests Brett Lee

NEW DELHI: Former Australian pacer Brett Leethinks the axed Virender Sehwag needs to be in India’s mix of things for the team to make an impact on the bouncy surfaces of Australia in the next World Cup. With MS Dhoni’s team struggling away ...

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Asia Cup 2014: Afghanistan register stunning 32-run win over Bangladesh

NEW DELHI: Brilliant batting by Asghar Stanikzai (90*) and Samiullah Shenwari (81) followed by some spirited bowling saw Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 32 runs in theirAsia Cup encounter in Fatullah on Saturday. Chasing a challenging 255-run target, Bangladesh lost the plot as they ...

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Asia Cup: Pakistan thrash Afghanistan by 72 runs

NEW DELHI: A stupendous unbeaten century by Umar Akmal and a brilliant show by the bowlers helped Pakistan secure a comprehensive 72-run win against  Afghanistan with a bonus point in their  Asia Cup clash at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, ...

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Beating India is no longer an upset, says Bangladesh pacer Mashrafe Mortaza

MIRPUR: Bangladesh’s premier pacer Mashrafe Mortaza today said that beating a heavyweight Indian cricket team is no longer considered as an “upset” as the hosts have defeated them on a few occasions in the near past including the last edition ...

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Enjoy captaincy, Ganguly advices Kohli

KOLKATA: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly wants Virat Kohli to win the Asia Cup, which he believes would help regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to come out of his comfort zone and reinvent himself as a captain. “I want Virat ...

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Olympiakos bring listless Man United to their knees

PIRAEUS (Greece): Manchester United were shunted towards an unscheduled exit in the Champions League after crashing to a shock 2-0 defeat at Olympiakos in their last 16 first leg match on Tuesday. Goals from Alejandro Dominguez and Arsenal loanee Joel ...

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