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Australian Open: Dominant Djokovic demolishes Pouille

On Friday, Novak Djokovic continued his quest for a record seventh Australian open crown by swatting aside French  Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a final against Rafael Nadal. It was a flawless display on Rod Laver Arena by the world number one who moves into a first Melbourne decider since 2016. Novak Djovick said the official that “It is definitely one of the best matches I’ve ever had on this court.” In his speech, Djovick also added that  “You know, everything worked the way I imagined it before the match and…

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Indonesia Masters badminton: Sindhu, Srikanth reach quarterfinals

On Thursday, Indian badminton players PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth made wonderful performance and reached Indonesia Master’s quarter-final with straight-game triumphs over their respective opponents in Jakarta. PV Sindhu became second and defeated Gregoria Mariska Tunjung 23-21, 21-7 in 37 minutes to make the last-eight stage of her season-opener. The 28-year-old  PV Sindhu from Hyderabad, who had won silver medals at the Commonwealth Games, World Championship and Asian Games before clinching the World Tour Final title last year, is expected to take on Spain’s Carolina Marin next. Last week, the competitor  Kidambi Srikanth…

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Mohammad Shami become the fastest Indian bowler in ODI

On Wednesday, the Indian Cricketer Mohammad Shami became the fastest Indian bowler to claim 100 ODI wickets, during the first One Day International of the five-match series against New Zealand in McLean Park at Napier. Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami also reached the milestone in his 56th match, with the wicket of opener Martin Guptill. In the One Day International match Mohammad Shami beat the records of Irfan Pathan who took 59 ODIs to the mark. Other Indians cricketers including  Zaheer Khan (65 matches), Ajit Agarkar (67 matches) and Javagal Srinath (68…

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Virat Kohli the first cricketer to win ICC Test, ODI and overall Player of the Year awards

On Tuesday, The Indian Captain Virat Kohli became the first cricketer to make a clean sweep of individual honours in the ICC annual awards, claiming the Test, ODI and overall Player of the Year trophies besides being named the captain of the world body’s all-star teams. Virat Kohli is the first in the history who has been honoured by the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, his second consecutive, the ICC Test and the ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018. The Chairman of…

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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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