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Cricket

Jammu & Kashmir players celebrate the wicket of B. Indrajith of Tamil Nadu in a Vijay Hazare match in Chennai on Sunday. (Photo: E.K. Sanjay)

Vijay Hazare Trophy: J&K leave Tamil Nadu on brink of elimination

TN skipper Vijay Shankar said it was critical for one of the set batsmen to stay throughout the innings.

Michael Hussey

Ashwin deserves place, says Hussey

Aussie says Kuldeep’s inclusion should not come at the expense of Ashwin.

M.S. Dhoni’s poor batting form is a  concern.

Rishabh Pant could come in as MSD’s cover

Calls grow louder for Pant’s inclusion in the ODI squad

India stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma (left) and his Pakistan counterpart Sarfraz Ahmed. (Photo: AP)

World Cup rehearsal for India, says Rohit Sharma

India begin their Asia Cup campaign against Hong Kong on September 18 before taking on arch-rivals Pakistan the next day.

Prithvi Shaw (Photo: PTI)

Spotlight is on Prithvi as Mumbai meet Hyderabad

Medium pacer Tushar Deshpande, who grabbed five against Bihar in the quarter-final also is in good form.

Tennis

Zeel Desai in action on Thursday.

Top seeds book semis berths

Siddhanth was not able to play his best game and lost 2-6, 2-6 in the quarter-finals of the mens’ event here.

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.

 Divij Sharan (left) and Rohan Bopanna. (Photo: AP)

Paes omitted, Bhambri back in Davis squad

According to him Bopanna and Divij are the first choice for doubles and Prajnesh Gunneswaran was a revelation with a bronze medal show at Jakarta.

Ankita Raina

Fed Cup: Tough task for India against China

The other group has Chinese Taipei, Thailand, Korea and Japan.

Football

Action from Girona FC’s match against Melbourne City in  La Liga World pre-season at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi. (Photo: Sunoj Ninan Mathew)

Girona hit Melbourne for 6

True to their tradition, Girona operated in intricate triangles, inviting pressure and then casually scheming ahead.

Paul Pogba’s (right) relationship with Jose Mourinho appears to be fractured beyond repair. (Photo: AFP)

Pogba vs Mourinho: Is this end of the road at Man United?

The former United youth player may eventually get the move to Barcelona that was mooted in August.

Robert Pires

Spanish league is open sans CR7, says Pires

For those who started watching the Premier League at the turn of the century, Arsenal would always be their first love.

Romelu Lukaku (Photo: AP)

Poverty fired World Cup dreams, says Lukaku

Lukaku started the tournament in spectacular style, scoring two goals against Panama for the Red Devils.

Mumbai City FC will play its first ISL against Jamshedpur FC

MFA set to get the ball rolling

Slowly becoming the primary stadium of Mumbai, the venue is moving towards AFC compliance.

In Other sports

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IAAF gold label for Mumbai Marathon

The $405,000 event will witness in action over 46,000 participants running across six race categories on January 20.

U Mumba and Jaipur Pink Panthers players in action during their Pro Kabaddi League match. (Photo: PTI)

U Mumba rally to outplay Jaipur Pink Panthers

Captain Fazel Atrachali was a calming influence on his team as he marshalled the defense.

Suraj Panwar shows his silver medal from the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Youth Olympics: Suraj walks away with silver

Panwar won the stage 2 competition by clocking 20 minutes and 35.87 seconds on Monday night but finished second overall.

Tamil Nadu’s V.M. Ranjeet in action on Wednesday.

Prerna, Arjun Kadhe sail into last 16

Ranjeet kept his composure to got past Jayaprakash in the long drawn battle.