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Parvez Rasool reach 100 List-A matches milestone.

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SRINAGAR,OCT 06:The J&K skipper achieved this milestone on Wednesday by playing in the Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Rajasthan. Cricketer Parvez Rasool on has got another first to his name as he became first ever cricketer from State to play 100 List-A matches.The J&K skipper achieved this milestone on Wednesday by playing in the Vijay Hazare Trophy match against Rajasthan. ...

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U-19 Asia Cup: India beat Bangladesh by 2 runs to enter final.

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DHAKA,OCT 05:The Indians were able to defend a small total, thanks to a disciplined bowling show led by pacer Jangra and left-arm spinner Desai, who shared six wickets between them. Mohit Jangra and Siddharth Desai grabbed three wickets apiece as India eked out a narrow two-run win over Bangladesh to enter the final of the Under-19 Asia Cup here on ...

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Karun Nair’s axing drama calls for transparency in team selection matters

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NEW DELHI,OCT 03:Karun Nair was dropped from the India squad for the Test series against West Indies.(Action Images via Reuters)Karun Nair’s exclusion from the squad to play the two Tests against West Indies starting on Thursday sparked an unsavoury controversy even before celebrations over the Asia Cup victory had subsided.Nair revealed to a website he hadn’t been informed by selectors ...

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Dalit girl who broke barriers to become a wrestling national champion

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NEW DELHI: Neetu was married off when she was just 13.  At 14, she was a mother. A failed marriage, financial struggles and social discrimination, the dalit girl has grappled with harsh realities of life from an early age. However, amidst the severe challenges she could never take her mind off from her passion—wrestling. On Saturday, after years of hardships, ...

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PCB summons Umar Akmal over fixing approach claim

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Lahore, June 26: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has summoned Umar Akmal on Wednesday after the batsman claimed in a TV interview that he was approached to fix matches, especially the contest against arch-rivals India in the 2015 ICC World Cup. Akmal even went on to claim that he got spot-fixing offers every single time Pakistan played India, ...

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Argentina cancels Israel World Cup friendly after Gaza violence

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Jerusalem, June 6: Argentina has cancelled a World Cup warm-up match against Israel under political pressure over Israel’s treatment of Palestinians in Gaza, the media reported. Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain told the ESPN sports channel on Tuesday the game had been cancelled, BBC reported. “They’ve finally done the right thing,” Higuain said in an interview. Argentine media also reported the cancellation. ...

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