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Gayle’s skill level was quite up, says Morgan

Gayle’s skill level was quite up, says Morgan

March 17:England skipper Eoin Morgan has said Chris Gayle’s skill level was “quite up”, putting into perspective the onslaught the big-hitting Jamaican unleashed on his bowlers in their opening ICC World T20 fixture here. Gayle smashed a sensational unbeaten century, studded with 11 towering sixes, to single-handedly take West Indies to a comprehensive six-wicket victory

Champions League: Injury-hit Manchester City FC reach quarter-finals for first time

March 16:  Injuries to centre-backs Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi overshadowed proceedings as Manchester City reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time after drawing 0-0 with Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday. Leading 3-1 from last month`s away leg, Manuel Pellegrini`s side completed the job in forgettable fashion, with Jesus Navas`s shot against the post

Sania-Hingis duo suffer shock exit in Indian Wells

March 15: Their fairytale partnership began last year at Indian Wells, with Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis going on to achieve an unprecedented level of success with 41 straight wins. Unfortunately, the duo failed to rekindle the magic and defend their US hardcourt title. The world No 1 Indo-Swiss pair suffered a shock upset in the

Vikas Krishan, Devendro Singh to spearhead an experienced Indian boxing squad for Olympic qualifiers

March 15:  Vikas Krishan (75kg) and Laishram Devendro Singh (49kg) will spearhead an experienced 13-member Indian boxing squad that will participate in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifying tournament scheduled to be held in Qian’an, China, from March 23 to April 3. The squad, comprising 10 men and three women, was selected during the selection trials held at

Online sale of ticket from Mar 16 for India-Bangla tie

March 15:  Online sale of tickets will begin tomorrow from 0900 hrs for India-Bangladesh WCT20 cricket match to be played at Chinnaswamy stadium in the city on March 23, Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) Secretary Brijesh Patel said today. In a release here, Brijesh said some of the cricket fans, who were successful winners in

India’s batting makes it strong contender to win WT20: Yousuf

March 15: Former Pakistan captain Muhammad Yousuf has picked India as the strong contender to win the ICC World Twenty20 as he feels the home team has the batting firepower. Yousuf pointed out that there were high scoring matches in the World T20 qualifying round for associate teams and in warm-up games, and said it would

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