Cricket

Vijay scores third fifty-plus score against Worcestershire

[ad_1] Indian opener Murali Vijay had another productive outing in the English County Championship Division One, scoring 85 to propel Essex to a commanding position, after bowling out Worcestershire for 94 on Tuesday.This was Vijay’s third fifty-plus score, in as many innings, in the debut season.Vijay, who struggled in the Test series against England and was dropped after the third match, made his runs off 197 balls at the County
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Zaheer: Dhoni should bat at No. 4

[ad_1] On the eve of India-Pakistan clash in the ongoing Asia Cup, former pacer Zaheer Khan has said veteran Mahendra Singh Dhoni should bat at the crucial No. 4 position given his vast experience.The former left-arm speedster also felt that the hundred struck by K L Rahul in the last and the fifth Test against England last week will bolster his confidence in the continental showpiece being held in the
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India will be under pressure, says Sarfraz

[ad_1] No India-Pakistan tie can start without the teams exchanging verbal volleys. Sarfraz Ahmed, the Pakistan captain, fired the first salvo by stating that India will be the team under pressure during Wednesday's Asia Cup face-off, since it is entering the tournament on the back of a disappointing series loss in England and in the absence of captain Virat Kohli.“As a team, definitely they will be under pressure, but if
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Who is Khaleel Ahmed? – Sportstarlive

[ad_1] Twenty-year-old Khaleel Ahmed, with an experience of only two first-class games, became the 222nd player to represent India in One Day Internationals on Tuesday. He received his cap a few hours before the Asia Cup encounter against Hong Kong.The fast bowler from Rajasthan was picked by the selectors keeping the World Cup in mind. M.S.K. Prasad, chairman of selectors, had justified the inclusion citing the need for a left-arm
Football

Transfer Talk – Manchester United join PSG and Barcelona in race for Brazilian wunderkind Lucas Paqueta

[ad_1] The guys respond to your tweets about Liverpool's win over PSG, including Salah's struggles, assigning blame for PSG and comparing the two No. 9s. The transfer window for all of Europe's big five leagues is closed, but that doesn't stop Transfer Talk from rummaging around about who will be moving where come January. United to rival PSG for Paqueta Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are setting up to fight
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ICC appoints recruitment firm to search for new CEO

[ad_1] The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday confirmed that global executive recruitment company, Egon Zehnder has been appointed to conduct the search for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) following the end of David Richardson’s tenure next summer.“This is a pivotal time for our game and we need to appoint a Chief Executive who can oversee the delivery of our new global strategy for cricket, which is focused on
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BCCI hires Dubai-based law firm, British lawyer for ICC hearing

[ad_1] A day before India meet Pakistan on the cricket pitch, the BCCI geared for an off-the-field battle with the PCB by hiring a Dubai-based law firm and a British lawyer for next month’s ICC hearing on the compensation claim filed by the Pakistan Board.Pakistan has claimed damages of approx ₹447 crore for India not playing any bilateral cricket with them despite a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which guarantees six
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Vijay Hazare Elite Group A preview: Karnataka, Mumbai, Punjab among strong contenders

[ad_1] Karnataka, Mumbai and Punjab are among the strong contenders in Elite Group ‘A’ of the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day tournament, which commences, here, on Wednesday.All Elite Group ‘A’ fixtures will be held in Bengaluru, at three venues – Alur grounds, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium and Just Cricket ground.The Bengaluru leg begins with an exciting encounter at Alur grounds, with Ajinkya Rahane’s Mumbai taking on Baroda. Apart from Rahane, Mumbai boasts
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Paris Saint-Gemain loss to Liverpool was not a ‘logical defeat’ – Thomas Tuchel

[ad_1] Craig Burley believes PSG's inability to close down and apply pressure in midfield was what cost them against Liverpool's potent attack. The guys respond to your tweets about Liverpool's win over PSG, including Salah's struggles, assigning blame for PSG and comparing the two No. 9s. ESPN FC's Craig Burley and Paul Mariner break down Liverpool's deserved win over PSG and highlight Neymar's disappearance during the match. Paris Saint-Germain coach
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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: Starting Daniel Sturridge over Roberto Firmino paid off ‘100 percent’

[ad_1] ESPN FC chronicles Liverpool's Champions League matchweek against PSG, from the buildup around the city to the celebrations following Firmino's winner. LIVERPOOL -- Jurgen Klopp says he had to resist the temptation to start Roberto Firmino against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night, with the Brazilian coming off the bench to score the dramatic winner in Liverpool's 3-2 victory in their Champions League opener. Firmino started as a substitute in