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Wimbledon 2017: Ruthless Nadal Reaches 850-win Milestone

The two-time Wimbledon champion is just the seventh player to reach the 850-win mark, joining Roger Federer, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, John McEnroe, Andre Agassi and Guillermo Villas. With 217 Grand Slam match victories, Nadal is now in sixth place on the all-time list at the majors. Nadal, seeded to face defending champion Andy Murray in the semi-finals, will play ... Read More »

Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal aim to bury Wimbledon doubts

Defending champion Andy Murray and fellow two-time winner Rafael Nadal take centre stage on the first day of Wimbledon on Monday, keen to deliver early hammer blows to any doubts over their title aspirations. Top seed and world number one Murray opens proceedings on Centre Court insisting a hip problem will not prevent him from dispatching Kazakh lucky loser Alexander ... Read More »

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: How Ekta Bisht and Sushma Verma gave India victory over Pakistan

Ekta Bisht, Pakistan, and personal milestones seem to go together. The last time India played their neighbours in an ODI, she took five wickets, and passed the 50-wicket mark. On Sunday at the Derbyshire County Cricket Ground, she scalped five more, and with her fifth, became the fifth-highest wicket-taker for India in this format. The circumstances though were very different. ... Read More »

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: India’s superior form, recent record against West Indies gives them advantage

A light but persistent rain forced the Indian team to train indoors at the County Ground at Taunton on Wednesday, preparing for their second game against the West Indies at the ICC Women’s World Cup. They will not be short of confidence though, after their opening win against England and an outdoor net session on Tuesday. The two teams come ... Read More »

Sri Lanka quick Lasith Malinga handed suspended one-year ban

LASITH Malinga received a suspended one-year cricket ban after the fast bowler pleaded guilty to a charge of speaking to the media without permission, Sri Lanka’s cricket board said Tuesday. The sanction is suspended for six months and Malinga will also be fined 50 percent of the match fee from his next one-day international, Sri Lanka Cricket said. The charge ... Read More »

England vs South Africa 2nd T20 Jason Roys controversial dismissal mars series levelling Proteas win

Taunton: Jason Roy’s bizarre dismissal turned the second T20 international’s South Africa’s way as the Proteas won by just three runs at Taunton on Friday. The narrow victory at Somerset’s headquarters saw South Africa level the three-match series at 1-1 as it bounced back from a nine-wicket defeat by England at Southampton on Wednesday to set-up a winner-takes-all clash in ... Read More »