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England powers closer to series victory

Mark Wood starred as England took a huge stride towards securing a series win when it dominated the second day of the fourth and final Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Saturday. England posted a first innings total of 400 before reducing South Africa to 88 for six by the close. Two […]

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Goud back to where it began

For 15 years, Yere Goud made the Karnail Singh Stadium here his home. On Saturday he was back, this time leading Karnataka and trying to plot Railways’ — the host and his erstwhile employer — defeat. Karnataka had a good beginning to the season, winning the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (T20), and Vijay Hazare (one-dayers) […]

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U-19 World Cup: Bishnoi, Ankolekar star for India

Leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi and left-arm spinner Atharva Ankolekar bowled India to a 44-run win against New Zealand in the ICC Under-19 World Cup here on Friday. India will meet Australia in the Super League quarterfinal at Potchfestroom on January 28. In the rain-hit final Group A match, reduced to 23-overs-per-side, India scored 115 for no […]

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NZ vs IND: KL Rahul relishing the dual role

Keeping wickets and batting up front is a lot more work, but India’s K.L. Rahul on Friday said he “is loving” the additional responsibility as it is bringing the best out of him. Rahul scored 56 off 27 balls, his 99-run partnership with Virat Kohli setting up India’s chase. Rahul kept wickets full-time first during […]