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Shikhar Dhawan (Photo: AP)

It is an eye-opener when you get dropped: Dhawan

During the recently-concluded IPL season, Dhawan finished as the second highest run-getter for runners-up Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Ajinkya Rahane (left) and Rashid Khan at an awards function in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

Rashid test for INDIA

Afghanistan will be underdogs in the Test against India, but they will start as favourites against Bangladesh in the T20 clashes.

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In-form James Anderson can make it hard for Virat Kohli: Glenn McGrath

About the bowling department, McGrath is confident that speedsters Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah will make a mark.

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India vs Afghanistan: Mohammed Shami fails Yo-Yo test, excluded from hosts' squad

Shami will be replaced by Delhi’s Navdeep Saini, who is uncapped.

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India vs Afghanistan Test, Day 2: India beat Afghanistan, clinch innings victory

Score after 38.4 overs, AFG 103 all out, Shahidi 36*; Jadeja 4-17, Umesh Yadav 3-26.


Leander Paes

Leander Paes, Purav Raja win 1st title as a team

It was first title-clash for Paes and Raja after joining forces since August, when they teamed up to compete at ATP 250 Winston-Salem Open.

CSE previously had also urged Mirza to dissociate herself from the advertisement. (Photo: AP)

CSE asks Sania Mirza to publicly disassociate from a poultry advertisement

The organisation said that it has been declared misleading by the Advertisement Standards Council of India.

The 21-year-old Ayhika, who had upset World No. 20 Lee Ho Ching of Hong Kong in Mavericks’ victory.

Mavericks edge out Maharashtra in thriller

The 21-year-old Ayhika, who had upset World No. 20 Lee Ho Ching of Hong Kong in Mavericks’ victory.

The winners and runners-up of Ramesh Desai Memorial Sub-Junior Tennis Nationals.

Manas, Tejaswi emerge champions

In the girls doubles, top seeded Shruti Ahlawat/Maliksha Kuramu ousted Nirali Padniya and Saumya Ronde 6-0, 6-1 to claim the title.


Diego Maradona poses with a T-shirt reading “I love you but I’m a mess” from the grandstand during the match between Argentina and Croatia. (Photo: AFP)

Nizhny NovgoGRAVE for Argentina

The performance was so pedestrian that it would have been better had they not qualified for the World Cup like Italy and the Netherlands.

Hirving Lozano of Mexico celebrates after scoring the opening goal in their Group F match against Germany at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. (Photo: AP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany hit Mexican wall

Joachim Loew started eight of the nine 2014 World Cup winners in his squad, with Mesut Ozil returning from a knee injury.

An Argentina's fan wearing a fancy hat depicting Argentina's forward Lionel Messi reacts after being defeated by Croatia at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod. (Photo: AFP)

Neither wealth nor population matters in Cup

African nations have not done well except for Senegal. Morocco, despite playing well, lacked finish and Egypt are already eliminated.

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric celebrates scoring on a penalty kick during Saturday’s match against Nigeria. (Photo: AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick

It was the fifth penalty awarded in four World Cup matches Saturday.

Gianni Infantino

Football: Fifa proposes mini-Cup every 2 years

The new competition would run parallel to existing international tournaments such as the European Championship and Copa America.

In Other sports

Tyson Pedro

Saturday night party in the ring

The young Australian has already said he has got nothing to lose against the ranked 7 Preux and will go all out in their light heavyweight fight.

A decade ago Divya Desphande promised much as a teenager in Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) in Pune.

I lack self-belief at the moment: Divya

The talented paddler took time to adjust to tough routine in Mumbai conditions but now she has got accustomed to the city.

Vikrant Ninave

Top seeds Tyrone Pereira, Vikrant Ninave march into quarter-finals

Earlier, Tyrone survived a first round scare as he came from behind to overcome Ainoor Khan 13-15, 15-7, 15-9.

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli signs for Surrey stint

Kohli should be available for three County Championship games against Hampshire, Somerset and Yorkshire.