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'Unconventional' Ganguly wore his heart on his sleeve: Laxman

'Unconventional' Ganguly wore his heart on his sleeve: Laxman

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman on Tuesday paid tribute to Sourav Ganguly, saying the former India captain was "unconventional and fiercely proud" and always wore his heart on his sleeve."Unconventional and fiercely proud, Sourav Ganguly wore his heart on his sleeve. And, sometimes, bared it ...

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Mohammed Shami distributes food and masks to migrants amid COVID-19 crisis

Mohammed Shami distributes food and masks to migrants amid COVID-19 crisis

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): As India continues its fight against coronavirus crisis, Indian spearhead Mohammed Shami distributed food packets and masks among the needy on National Highway 24 in Uttar Pradesh.The right-handed bowler has also set up a food distribution centre near his house in Sa...

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Padma Shri Rani Rampal recommended for Khel Ratna

Padma Shri Rani Rampal recommended for Khel Ratna

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal has been nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while Vandana Katariya, Monika and Harmanpreet Singh have been nominated for the Arjuna Award by Hockey India.Rani has led the India team to historic victories ...

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I feel like I could still play: Liam Plunkett

I feel like I could still play: Liam Plunkett

London, June 2 (IANS) England cricketer Liam Plunkett still believes he is one of the best fast-bowlers in the country despite not getting picked in the 55-member training group recently.Plunkett, who picked up three wickets in the 2019 World Cup final against New Zealand, stated not much has change...

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Kohli & boys undergo quarterly eye tests: BCCI official

Kohli & boys undergo quarterly eye tests: BCCI official

<br>Speaking to IANS, a BCCI official said that while it is a good idea on the part of the CAB, the contracted players of the BCCI have been undergoing the same process quarterly for the last three years."I think it is a brilliant move on their part because cricket is after all a game of ...

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Coutinho interested in Premier League return, reveals agent

Coutinho interested in Premier League return, reveals agent

London, June 2 (IANS) Brazilian footballer Philippe Coutinho is interested in making a return to Premier League, according to his agent Kia Joorabchian.After spending five years at Liverpool, Coutinho left for Barcelona in 2018 after the Spanish giants forked out a reported 160 million euros to fill...

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Pogba joins big-name footballers in condemning Floyd's death

Pogba joins big-name footballers in condemning Floyd's death

Manchester, June 2 (IANS) Manchester United playmaker Paul Pogba has voiced his anger and urged everyone to speak out on George Floyd's death that has caused a massive outrage in the United States.Floyd, aged 46, died last week shortly after Derek Chauvin, a police officer, held him down with a knee...

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COVID-19 break could add a year or two to my career, says Anderson

COVID-19 break could add a year or two to my career, says Anderson

London, June 2 (IANS) Veteran England pacer James Anderson believes the enforced break in cricket due to COVID-19 pandemic could prolong his career by an year or two.All cricketing activities across the world have been suspended since mid-March due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, which has so ...

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Watch: As India fights corona, Shami sets up food distribution centre in UP

Watch: As India fights corona, Shami sets up food distribution centre in UP

New Delhi: As India continues with its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, people from all walks of life have come to support those in need amid times of distress.India cricketer Mohammad Shami, who is currently at his home during the enforced break, is also making sure he makes his contribution by...

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COVID-19: County players agree extended pay cut for June & July

COVID-19: County players agree extended pay cut for June & July

London: The Professional Cricketers' Association have agreed to extend the reduction in remuneration for county players until the end of July amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) last week announced that no domestic cricket activities will take place...

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