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Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams staved off Simona Halep

The 2019 Australian Open is a Grand Slam tennis tournament which is taking place at Melbourne Park from 14 to 27 January 2019. It is the 107th edition of the Australian Open  and the 51st in the Open Era and it will be the first Grand Slam of the year. The Australian Open tournament will consist of events for professional players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Junior and wheelchair players will compete in singles and doubles tournaments. On Monday, Serena William staved off a spectacular fightback from world number one Simona Halep to win 6-1…

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India vs Australia 3rd ODI: India Won the Series

On Friday, MS Dhoni showed that he is still the best finisher as he remained unbeaten on 87 and led India to a fantastic seven-wicket victory over Australia in the third One-Day International (ODI) in Melbourne Cricket Ground With the victory in the third ODI at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), India won the three-match series by  2-1 and recorded their maiden bilateral series on the Australian soil. It was India’s just second bilateral series Down Under after the 2016 series, which the hosts had won 4-1. Chasing 231, India…

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IND vs AUS 3rd ODI : Dhoni’s record on Melbourne Cricket Ground

The third and final match of the one-day series on the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is being played between the team India and the host Australia team today. Australia has set a target of 231 for India in the match. Earlier, the hosts were stuck in the spin and only got 230 runs in 48.4 overs. Chahal took 6 wickets for 42 runs and was the best performer. Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bowl first. India has made three changes to the team for this…

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IND vs. AUS 2nd ODI : Virat Kohli smashes 39 ODI hundred

On Tuesday, Virat Kohli led from the front in Adelaide as India chased 299 to stay alive in the three-match series against Australia. Virat Kohli’s master class in chasing was again on display as he paced his innings to perfection in the do-or-die fixture at the Adelaide Oval. Coming in to bat in the 8th over of the match after Shikhar Dhawan’s wicket, who gave India a fantastic start before falling for 32 off 28 balls. Virat Kohli kicked off slowly as Rohit Sharma accelerated from the other end. Once…

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India ended 71-year drought after Sydney draw

On Monday, India finally exhales after 71 years. They have now won a Test series between Australia in Sydney Cricket Ground, a country that’s ransacked their dignity like no other.  The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) was washed out by rain as Virat Kohli etched his name in history for becoming the first-ever Asian captain to win a Test series Down Under. Going into the Sydney Test, India had a 2-1 lead and they just needed a draw to win a historic Test series on the Australian soil. On the last day…

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Veteran cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar pass away at 87 of age

The Popular cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar, passed away yesterday at his residence in Mumbai. He was 87 years old and had been battling old age-related ailments for the past few days. Mr. Ramakant Achrekar was one of the pre-eminent features of Mumbai cricket culture. Mr. Ramakant Achrekar was the cricket coach of Sachin Tendulkar who shaped Sachin’s career in the field of cricket. Apart from cricket he also built the career of many other cricketers including Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Chandrakant Pandit, Lalchand Rajput, Vinod Kambli, Pravin Amre, Sameer Dighe, Ajit Agarkar, Paras Mhambrey and Ramesh…

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INDIA vs. AUS Fourth test match: Confusion over Ashwin’s selection

On Wednesday, the health status of Ravichandran Ashwin caused confusion to the Indian Cricket team. The Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli said the senior player that “he has not recovered on time”. He also said that during the cricket match between India and Australia, Ravindra Jadeja was first named for the second Test at Perth. Later, the cricket coach Ravi Shastri said in the Melbourne match that Jadeja was suffering from shoulder stiffness and wasn’t 100 per cent fit at the start of the Perth Test. The BCCI went…

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India to be fit and become sports-playing nation: Says Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar said on Sunday that “India is a sports-loving nation”, and also marked the importance of becoming a sport -playing country. Sachin Tendulkar introduced the new initiative “Sparkling the Future “of DBS bank at a TMC school in Mumbai area for the children. Under the initiative, solar-powered floodlights have been installed at the ground to enable the children to play at night. While addressing a large number of students Tendulkar highlighted the need to make a change in the lifestyle of the people so that the country…

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India vs West Indies; Virat Kohli shines, match end in tie but India lead 1-0

The second match played between India and West Indies yesterday at Vishakhapatnam ended with a tie despite the extraordinary performance by the captain Virat Kohli who break the record of making fastest 10,000 runs surpassing master blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s record. The match was in the suspense till the last ball of the match as West Indies gave a tough fightback to the Indian team. Indian team batted first and mounted 322 runs for the opponents by the amazing performance by skipper Virat Kohli and other team members. The suspense in…

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Youth Olympics 2018: Weightlifting sensation Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins first ever gold

Jeremy lalrinnunga has emerged as another weightlifting sensation by grabbing India’s first ever gold in men’s 62 Kg category. The 15-year-old weightlifting champion has claimed the yellow medal on the third day of the Youth Olympic Games. Jeremy hails from Mizoram and lifted a total of 274Kg with a clean and jerk of 150 Kg and snatch of 124 Kg. The silver medal goes to Toptas Cancer of Turkey by lifting 263Kg and bronze to Villar Estiven by lifting 260 Kg weight. In the Asian championships, Jeremy lalrinnunga won a…

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