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  • English Premier League: Manchester City turn on style as last-gasp Chelsea deny Manchester United

    London: Manchester City brushed aside Burnley 5-0 to pull clear at the top of the Premier League on Saturday after Chelsea snatched a point in a dramatic late finish against Manchester United. City’s win gives them a two-point cushion over Chelsea and Tottenham — 1-0 winners at West Ham — but Liverpool will join them on 23 points if they beat Huddersfield in the late kick-off.

  • Golf: Shubhankar Sharma blazes course with day’s best 64

    Jeju Island (South Korea): Shubhankar Sharma blazed through the first nine in  6-under 30 on way to carding an 8-under 64, leapfrogging 45 places to be T-26 by the third round of THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES here on Saturday.  It was the day’s best card and saw Sharma zoom from T-71st to T-26. Sharma, who shot 74-75 on first two days and was 5-over for 36 holes, is now 3-under

  • World Wrestling C’ships: Wrestler Sumit Malik to fight for bronze

    Budapest (Hungary): India’s Sumit Malik put himself in line to win the biggest medal of his career as he will fight for a bronze at the Wrestling World Championships even as Sonba Tanaji Gogane was outclassed by reigning European champion Rashidov Gadzhimurad in the men’s free style quarter-finals, here on Saturday.

  • Skipper Holder says West Indies expect tough one-day series

    Guwahati: Humiliated 0-2 by India inside six days in the preceding two-match Test series, West Indies captain Jason Holder expects no let up from the formidable home team and said the visitors would be bracing up for a tough ODI series beginning here on Sunday.

  • Denmark Open: Saina sizzles, Srikanth fizzles

    Odense (Denmark): Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stormed into the women’s singles final of Denmark Open with an easy win over Gregoria Tunjung of Indonesia but Kidambi Srikanth suffered a straight game defeat in the men’s  singles semi-finals to bow out of the tournament here
    on Saturday.

  • Fame won’t affect my game: Naomi Osaka

    Singapore: US Open champion Naomi Osaka admitted on Saturday she is still grappling with her newfound stardom but believes the overwhelming attention won’t  affect her game at the  season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.

  • England vs Sri Lanka: England wraps up Lanka series with 18-run win

    Kandy (Sri Lanka): Thunder, lightning and torrential rain halted England on their Sri Lanka tour on Saturday, but they wrapped up the one-day series against their hosts with a faster run rate. After Dasun Shanaka hit a boundary-smattered 66 to help Sri Lanka make 273-7 from their 50 overs, Jason Roy made 45 and England pair Joe Root and captain Eoin Morgan were just shifting up a gear in the chase when

  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Mumbai beats Delhi to lift title for third time

    Bengaluru: Aditya Tare struck a fluent half-century as a clinical Mumbai defeated Delhi by four wickets to win their third Vijay Hazare Trophy title at M Chinnaswamy stadium here on Saturday. Mumbai last won the trophy way back in 2006-07 when they defeated Rajasthan.

  • India vs West Indies 1st ODI: FPJ’s dream 11 prediction for India and West Indies

    After dominating the 2-match Test series, India will take on West Indies in 5-match ODI series starting from October 21. Men in Blue would be aiming to replicate their Test fortunes and announced the 12-man suqad. India announced Rishabh Pant’s name while announcing the 12-man squad and interestingly if Pant makes it to playing XI, it would mark his ODI debut. Pant’s name included as India’s search of a wicketkeeper MS Dhoni’s option.

  • India vs West Indies 1st ODI at Guwahati! Live cricket score; LIVE streaming: When and where to watch in India, live coverage on TV

    A formidable India will take on West Indies in 1st ODI aiming to replicate their Test form. Coming to ODIs, Team India will look to seek answer of their middle-order question. Worry for the team is their middle-order batsman who can strengthen the position. India have options namely Ambati Rahyudu and Rishabh Pant who can fill the spot. Pant and Rayudu both named in India’s 12-man squad against West Indies, who will

  • India vs West Indies: Rayudu is right person to bat at no 4 position, says Virat Kohli

    Guwahati: India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday said his side’s middle-order puzzle will be solved if Ambati Rayudu cements his place at the crucial No. 4 position in the matches ahead of next year’s World Cup. Kohli said the challenge was only to find someone for the No. 4 slot and with Rayudu stepping up for that position in recent times, the batting order was more or less settled.

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