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Waqar confident of beating England in upcoming Test series

Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis is confident that his team can beat England in the upcoming three-match Test series in the United Arab Emirates. The former captain also indicated that Pakistan would rely heavily on their spinners to test the English batsmen. “More than the limited over series in Zimbabwe, we are totally focused on the Test matches against England. ...

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Neymar is preferable than Messi and Ronaldo

Brazil legend Roberto Carlos has stressed that he prefers Neymar over Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi and Ronaldo are widely regarded as the two best players around in the game and have won seven Ballon d’Ors between them over the past seven years. Nevertheless, Carlos, who has taken charge of Indian Super League side ...

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Djoker plays pantomime villain to cap great year

Novak Djokovic probably felt like he was battling against 20,001 people in the US Open final on Sunday, with grand slam king Roger Federer on the other side of the net backed by an Arthur Ashe Stadium full of his opponent’s closest friends. As the match reached its gripping climax, they cheered every point Federer won and celebrated Djokovic’s errors ...

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Winning Combination of Bangladesh “A” ODI Team

Bangladesh A team now on a tour to India starts  three matches ODI series tomorrow in Bangalore. Given the strength of two sides and recent successes of Bangladesh team in ODI Bangladesh A starts as firm favorites in the series . But it is a game of cricket and especially in ODI cricket or otherwise a gamble  a team wins ...

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Ronaldo, Bale key to Real Madrid’s Champions League hopes

The Champions League anthem is ready to sound again for football fans around the world. It’s the most prestigious club competition there is and, for Real Madrid, it is the greatest challenge once again. But it looks like a difficult one. With a new coach following the controversial sacking of Carlo Ancelotti at the end of last season, the bar ...

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I don’t care about a few as whole country loves me: Sania

She has always found her stupendous success on court go hand-in-hand with controversies off it and that is precisely the reason why Sania Mirza is hardly bothered about what a few people have to say about her. Call it coincidence but both of her US Open titles were preceded by unwanted controversies. Her US Open women’s doubles title two days ...

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Warner ruled out of Bangladesh tour

Australia opener David Warner has been ruled out of the tour of Bangladesh in October because of the broken thumb he sustained while batting during the second ODI of the ongoing series in England. He does not require surgery on the thumb of his left hand, however, and is expected to be fit for the home series against New Zealand ...

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Espanyol 0-6 Real Madrid : Record-breaker Ronaldo hits FIVE in thumping win

The Portuguese international became the club’s all-time top goalscorer with an amazing haul on Saturday, scoring a hatful and also providing an assist in the rout. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a sensational five goals and became Real Madrid’s record goalscorer as his side thrashed Espanyol 6-0 on Saturday. After notching a first-half hat-trick, the Portuguese star turned home Gareth Bale’s cross ...

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Maxwell condemns boundary-catch rule change

Australia’s destructive batsman Glenn Maxwell feels the modification in the rule for boundary-catch does not goes with the spirit of the game. Maxwell caught a beauty on the boundary in England vs Australia 2015 fourth ODI but he thinks that such catches should not be allowed by ICC. The rule was changed in October, 2013. Before the modification in the ...

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Shaharyar asks ICC president to convince India

In yet another attempt to get the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) to resume the bilateral series against Pakistan in the UAE during the month of December, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar M Khan held a meeting with ICC president Zaheer Abbas here on Friday, asking him to help persuade the Indian authorities for the ...

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