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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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Nadal can eclipse my record of 17 Grand Slam titles: Federer


Roger Federer has his guns trained on Slams and silverware. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who did little of note on the big stage last year, understands that it’s an uphill task, but he isn’t stepping back. In an exclusive chat with ...

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