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In a six-hitting contest, there was a mini-CSK reunion as several stars including Balaji and Badrinath took part.
Colombo, July 21, 2017 (AFP) - Rangana Herath will lead Sri Lanka in the first Test against India after Dinesh Chandimal was admitted to hospital Friday with pneumonia, chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said.
The owner of a Chinese firm behind a bid to take over English club Southampton said on Friday the deal was being held up and that he wasn't sure if the current owner still wanted to sell, casting doubts over the long-running negotiations. Chinese stadium builder Lander has been in protracted talks to buy Southampton from current owner Katharina Liebherr since the start of the year, but the deal has hit some road bumps, including Lander's listed unit pulling out of the deal in April. The seller is having second thoughts about selling the club," Lander's founder Gao Jisheng told Reuters on the sidelines of an event in Beijing.
Tammy Beaumont’s England form has been transformed by moving up the batting order. The 2014 World T20 was a dark time for Tammy Beaumont. Having turned 23 on the eve of the tournament, she travelled to Bangladesh as a member of an experienced England side and was seen as the player to give the batting some lower-order punch.
India wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha has voiced his admiration for former coach Anil Kumble and said that the players shared an open relationship with the legendary spinner while he was at the helm of the team.
Mongolian sumo wrestler Hakuho on Friday smashed the record for most career wins in Japan's national sport as the 'yokozuna', or grand champion, took down Takayasu in a frenetic bout to deafening cheers at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament. The Mongolian - who was so small when he arrived in Japan at age 15 only a minor sumo 'stable' would take him in - also holds the record for the most number of tournament wins. Hakuho's success comes as foreign wrestlers increasingly dominate Japan's 15-century-old sport.
With a growing disconnect between cricket boards and players associations each day, West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo — no stranger himself to board-players disputes — has thrown his weight behind the players saying that it's the players who need to be given importance rather than the administrators
July 21 (CRICKETNMORE) - Check out top Ten Players with most ducks in Test cricket history. Famous West Indian fast bowler Coutney Walsh tops the list of most players with duck in test history.
Mumbai, July 21 (CRICKETNMORE) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday hailed the performance of the women's team after it made it to the final of ICC Womens World Cup in the United Kingdom following a huge won over Australia in the semi-final on Thursday.
Greater Noida [Uttar Pradesh], July 21 (ANI): India's first-class cricketer Parvinder Awana was on Friday beaten up by a group of five unknown people in Greater Noida. It is reported that Awana was returning from Haridwar and while passing Greater Noida, five unknown people, who were travelling by car along with a girl, attacked him. The group of people, who was running away after having a fight in ice factory, thought that Awana was chasing them and, therefore, they overtook his car before assaulting the cricketer.
(Reuters) - Centre back David Luiz expects Gary Cahill to succeed John Terry as Chelsea captain and says he is prepared to shoulder more responsibility regardless of who wears the armband. After 13 years as Chelsea's first choice captain, Terry moved to Championship side Aston Villa earlier this month and Cahill is now expected to get the role on a full-time basis. Luiz, who has captained the Brazil national team on multiple occasions, said he was focused on helping the side rather than captaincy.
Significantly,Tom Westley made 106 not out against a strong South Africa attack for the second-string England Lions at Worcester last month.
By Michael Church HONG KONG (Reuters) - Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare has confirmed the club received an offer from AS Roma for want-away winger Riyad Mahrez but have declined the Italian club's bid. Mahrez, who was instrumental to the club's remarkable Premier League title triumph in 2016, publicly announced his desire to leave Leicester City at the end of last season after three seasons with the East Midlands club. Roma would fit the bill for the ambitious Mahrez after they finished second in Serie A last season to secure a place in next season's Champions League.
(Reuters) - Newcastle United have signed right back Javier Manquillo from Atletico Madrid on a three-year contract, the newly-promoted Premier League club said on Friday. Madrid-born Manquillo, 23, started his career at Atletico and has previously featured in the English top flight during loan spells at Liverpool and Sunderland. "From the first moment that Rafa Benitez called me, I just knew that I had to come here, to such a big club," Manquillo, who made 20 league appearances for Sunderland last season, said in a statement.
England start as favourites to lift their fourth Women's World Cup title at Lord's on Sunday, but face an Indian side high on confidence after knocking out defending champions Australia in the semi-finals. Indian middle order batsman Harmanpreet Kaur took centre stage with an unbeaten 171 and was backed by a disciplined performance by her bowlers as India pulled off a 36-run upset win over six-time world champions Australia. England, captained by Heather Knight, edged out South Africa by two wickets in the other semi-final, and hold the head-to-head advantage over India in the 50-over format at World Cups, with six wins to the visitors' four.
Ravi Shastri and many others compare Harmanpreet Kaur's sensational 171* with Kapil Dev's magnificent 175 from 1983 World Cup. A final at Lord's add to their imaginations.
(Reuters) - Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma has signed a new six-year contract at the club but will spend the 2017-18 campaign on loan with Stoke City, the Premier League champions said on Friday. The 22-year-old France international has made 71 appearances for Chelsea since arriving at Stamford Bridge at the start of 2014-15 season. "It is fantastic Kurt has chosen to commit his future to Chelsea," Chelsea's technical director Michael Emenalo said in a statement.
The TNPL will consist of eight teams and will start from tomorrow (July 22), with the final to be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on August 20.
Chandigarh, July 21 (CRICKETNMORE): Punjab girl Harmanpreet Kaur on Thursday night virtually led India single-handedly into the final of the Women's World Cup in England with her superlative unbeaten knock of 171, edging out title holders Australia.