• Kohli urges India to keep cool for Champions Trophy match
Kohli urges India to keep cool for Champions Trophy match

Yet, some thought that going into the game without their best bowling exponent Ashwin, Kohli committed a cardinal sin. However, the only problem is the Lankans will not know the contours of the Cardiff wicket in much colder Wales. India , in all likelihood, will face Bangladesh in the semi-final on June 15 at Edgbaston. On paper, these are the tw...

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  • French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka
French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka

He claimed the Musketeers Cup without dropping a set in the tournament for the third time , having lost only 35 games en route to achieving what has been dubbed "La Decima". Regarded as one of the favourites before the event , Wawrinka has won all three Grand Slam finals that he has appeared in. If I can play long balls, if I can hit hard, if I c...

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  • Durant's three sinks Cavaliers
Durant's three sinks Cavaliers

But he was at ease in transition, just as he has been all along this spring, strangely enough, the hero turned villain, the passenger now in the driver's seat. No team has blown a 3-0 lead in the National Basketball Association. For Durant, though, this isn't so much about history, or his place in it. It might not be Quicken Loans Arena that Ca...

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  • LeBron James Makes History in Game 4 Win
LeBron James Makes History in Game 4 Win

Golden State Warriors starting forward Draymond Green won't be stuck watching game five of the NBA Finals from the stadium next door this year. "It's part of the game, I understand that", Irving said. But beyond their resiliency, the Cavs have displayed a mental toughness through all kinds of adversity. But it seems like an even more impro...

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  • Champions Trophy: India face Proteas challenge in do-or-die clash
Champions Trophy: India face Proteas challenge in do-or-die clash

Kohli was enjoying a great day in the field and the India skipper made the right call to challenge a not-out decision against an lbw appeal against Andile Phehlukwayo, who also went for four - with Kagiso Rabada (five) also quickly back in the pavilion off the next ball.

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  • Champions Trophy: India win toss, elect to field against South Africa
Champions Trophy: India win toss, elect to field against South Africa

Disciplined and determined in the do-or-die Champions Trophy final Group B encounter, defending champions India first feasted on some nervous South African batting and running between the wickets to bowl them out for 191. Both Pakistan and Sri Lanka are upbeat after their upset victories and it's hard to pick a favourite for tomorrow's matc...

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  • De Silva replaces injured Perera in Sri Lanka squad
De Silva replaces injured Perera in Sri Lanka squad

I haven't discussed the Sri Lankan bowling much in this piece but rest assured they have a superstar in Lasith Malinga who can wreak havoc on his day. In the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand , Dhawan scored 412 at an average of 51.50. The weather at the Oval is clear, and there are absolutely no chances of rain.

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  • Mattek-Sands, Safarova win women's doubles
Mattek-Sands, Safarova win women's doubles

Despite claiming himself claiming the Roland Garros title in 2015, Stan Wawrinka clearly thinks he's the underdog heading into the decider with Nadal looking to become the first player in the Open era to win a Slam 10 times . Not only did Nadal win every set he played in the tournament, he dropped a total of only 35 games, the second fewest by a...

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  • Finn in for Woakes in England cricket team
Finn in for Woakes in England cricket team

Middlesex bowler Finn is pushing for inclusion in the England side to face New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday - live on Sky Sports - after Woakes was forced out of the tournament due to a side strain . Plunkett has already made a decent fist of the emergency assignment, his 4-59 in the hosts' emphatic opening win over Bangladesh taking his an...

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  • Manchester United close to sealing Morata transfer
Manchester United close to sealing Morata transfer

Morata is thought to be the next name of Mourinho's summer wishlist. Negotiations with Madrid have taken place this week, with United's first offer of €60m (£52.3m) turned down. However, it is believed that Real manager Zinedine Zidane wants to continue with Keylor Navas as the club's first choice keeper next season. Manchester United's ...

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  • Antonio Conte confident Chelsea can complete James Rodriguez transfer deal
Antonio Conte confident Chelsea can complete James Rodriguez transfer deal

Here's the latest reports and rumors on Sunday, which involve some very high-profile players from around Europe's top clubs. In a freakish twist, Barcelona could be the ones who benefit the most from James Rodriguez's impending departure from Real Madrid .

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  • Manchester United release Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Manchester United release Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The 35-year-old's agent, Mino Raiola , claimed last month Ibrahimovic was keen to extend his stay at United but the club have made a decision to move on and have identified Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata as the man they want to lead the line next season.

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  • Canadian GP: Hamilton takes 65th pole position, equals Senna's record
Canadian GP: Hamilton takes 65th pole position, equals Senna's record

Vettel responded to Hamilton's first effort with a 1:11:795, a time that prompted the Brit to go even quicker. "We've known for many years that Lewis is a big fan of my uncle's - he's actually an official Ayrton Senna Institute ambassador, supporting our actions that promote a better education for Brazilian children", she said.

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  • Football Fans React After £79million Star Agrees to Join Manchester United
Football Fans React After £79million Star Agrees to Join Manchester United

Ibrahimovic's injury has forced United to withdraw the offer of a new contract that was initially offered to the forward last December, with the vast wages and huge bonus scheme they handed the veteran last summer impossible to sustain as he will not be available for the first half of the season.

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  • Jelena Ostapenko to take French Open glory in her stride
Jelena Ostapenko to take French Open glory in her stride

The final against Halep was shown on a big screen in the centre of Riga and Ostapenko is expecting plenty of fuss when she makes a brief trip back to her home city on Monday. Of course, I work in the gym and stuff but I think I was just born like that". "I knew she had it inside of her, it's just trying to get her to dig down deep and really commit...

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  • Rangers set to complete swoop for midfielder Carlos Pena
Rangers set to complete swoop for midfielder Carlos Pena

The report also suggests that Herrera will be joined in Glasgow by Benfica's Dalcio and Vitoria Setubal defender Fabio Cardoso. Carlos Peña, who was filmed at Mexico City Airport yesterday, is expected to become the third when he arrives in Glasgow today.

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  • Land Rover BAR face New Zealand in the last four
Land Rover BAR face New Zealand in the last four

The British team have performed well in these conditions during last week's America's Cup qualifiers , but Jones said Team NZ are also pretty happy with their speed shown in that range. The New Zealand and Swedish crews dominated their races from start to finish, making few mistakes and giving their opponents little chance to pass, while the Frenc...

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  • India opt to field, Ashwin replaces Umesh against Proteas
India opt to field, Ashwin replaces Umesh against Proteas

Virat Kohli's side must win this last Group B fixture to avoid an exit; they rose to the challenge after electing to bowl first at The Oval. The rivalry between the two sides is more even when it comes to ICC events. "I'm still in good form". When India managed to get AB de Villiers out early, it was an important moment in the match . "It...

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  • Chelsea's Eden Hazard in London for surgery on fractured ankle
Chelsea's Eden Hazard in London for surgery on fractured ankle

While the 26-year-old Belgian says he is happy at the Premier League champions, the former Lille playmaker is refusing to close off his options. Belgium leads Group H. "I am keen to win trophies - and it would be great to win the Champions League ". SunSport revealed last week that the Spanish and European champions are lining up a meg...

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  • Stanley Cup: Sidney Crosby punches PK Subban's face into ice
Stanley Cup: Sidney Crosby punches PK Subban's face into ice

Pittsburgh has a tough fight ahead, and they need to do something they haven't done yet, win in Nashville. "We're going to try to play the game that gives us the best chance to win". If the Penguins can finish off the Predators, they would become the first team to repeat in the NHL's salary-cap era, which began with the 2005-06 season.

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