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Rafi's late strike helps Chennai snatch a draw

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PTI | Chennai

Super-sub Mohammed Rafi's header in the 89th minute helped Chennaiyin FC secure a 1-1 draw against Jamshedpur FC in an Indian Super League game at the Nehru stadium here on Saturday. The visitors had taken the lead in the 32nd minute through a brilliant strike from Wellington Priori and kept the...

World No 1 Federer bags 97th career title

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | AP | ROTTERDAM

Roger Federer came to the ABN AMRO World Tournament aiming to secure a return to the top of the world rankings. He achieved that goal Friday. On Sunday, he put an exclamation point on a remarkable week by winning the tournament for good measure. Federer overpowered an ailing Grigor Dimitrov 6-2,...

NO STOPPING BLUE ARMY

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | IANS | Johannesburg

Following Dhawan’s heroics, Bhuvi’s astonishing 5/24 helps India win opening T20 by 28 runs A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. Put in to bat, Shikhar Dhawan (72) hammered the South African bowlers...

Singles

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | Agencies

Mohun Bagan win 5-goal thriller vs neroca imphal: Birthday boy Dipanda Dicka notched a brace and Akram Moghrabi netted the winner as Mohun Bagan came out 3-2 victors over Neroca FC to dash the home side's title hopes in the I-League here on Sunday. Felix Chidi and Singam Subhash Singh scored...

AB de Villiers ruled out of T20I series

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PTI | Johannesburg

South Africa's injury woes continued with their star batsman AB de Villiers being ruled out of the three-match T20I series due to a knee injury here on Sunday. De Villiers had suffered a blow to his left knee a day before the fifth ODI. Though the former skipper featured in the...

England win battle, but NZ win war

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | AFP | Hamilton

An aggressive Colin Munro belted New Zealand into the Twenty20 tri-series final against Australia despite England claiming their final round-robin match by two runs in Hamilton on Sunday. Munro plundered the England attack at the top of the New Zealand innings, equalling the sixth-fastest half-century of all time in cricket's shortest...

‘One of our most balanced performances’

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PTI | Johannesburg

Captain Virat Kohli allayed injury-related fears and then termed India's 28-run win over South Africa in the first T20 International "one of our most balanced performances" in recent times. When South Africa were batting, Kohli left the field for a brief while after getting injured. "The injury was early on in the...

Batting lets Eves down in 3rd T20 against South Africa

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PTI | Johannesburg

India's middle-order collapsed after a fiery start as South Africa won the third Twenty20 International by five wickets to keep the five-match series alive, here on Sunday. Indian women, eyeing their maiden T20 series win in South Africa after winning the first two matches, collapsed to 133 in 17.5 overs after...

SL complete T20 win

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | AP | SYLHET, Bangladesh

Opener Kusal Mendis smashed a career-best 42-ball 70 as Sri Lanka completed a tour sweep, sealing a 75-run win over Bangladesh in the second and final T20 international on Sunday. Sri Lanka also claimed the tri-nation one-day trophy and took the test series 1-0 in their one-and-half-month long Bangladesh tour. A second...

over to the short & sweet one

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PTI | Johannesburg

On a high after the demolition of South Africa in the ODIs, an upbeat India will be aiming to tighten the noose around the beleagured hosts when they square off in a three-match T20 series, starting here on Sunday. Having created history by thrashing South Africa 5-1 in the ODI series,...

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Zuma’s downfall gives ANC a final chance

18 Feb 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

Now that Jacob Zuma has finally exited, the African National Congress, which has fallen a long way from its glory days, has one last chance to rebuild its reputation before next year’s election. Whether the ANC is the best bet for South Africans is a different question altogether As a passer-by in the upscale Johannesburg suburb of Saxonwold observed, the South African Police would never have raided the enormous, high-walled compound...

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Fight between ruling party and citizens: Hardik

20 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel on Monday said that the fight in Madhya Pradesh is not between BJP and Congress but the ruling party against the citizens. Before participating in the Samajik Chetna rally, talking to media persons here on Monday, Patel said, “Chief Minister in Madhya Pradesh is called Mama (uncle) but we don’t want a Shakuni Mama...

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