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India confident about doing well in second Test, says Amit Mishra

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Colombo, Aug.19 : Leg-spinner Amit Mishra said on Tuesday that the Indian cricket team will put up a better performance against Sri Lanka in the second Test which starts at the P. Sara Oval here on Thursday.Recalling India’s 63-run defeat in the first Test, Mishra, said he was confident that the side led by Virat Kohli has recovered sufficiently well ...

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Saina’s father lauds her achievement despite lose at World C’ship

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Hyderabad, Aug 16 : Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal’s father Harvir Singh on Sunday said that his daughter has made the nation proud by becoming the first Indian to secure a silver medal at the World Championship.He, however, said that this was not the end, adding that Saina would go a long way in her career.”Although Saina lost, she has won ...

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Mirza-Hingis bow out of Rogers Cup

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Toronto, Aug 16 : Top ranked women’s doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis suffered a shocking semi-final defeat against fourth seeded pair of Caroline Garcia and Katarina Srebotnik at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.Mirza and Hingis endured a 3-6, 2-6 blow against the French-Slovenian duo in a contest that lasted almost an hour.The Indian-Swiss duo had lifted the ...

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Ashwin breaks into Top 10, Dhawan vaults to 32

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Dubai, Aug.16 : Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has moved three places to ninth in the ICC Test Rankings for bowlers, while Shikhar Dhawan vaulted 15 places to a career-high 32nd in the rankings for batsmen, despite India losing the opening Test match against Sri Lanka by 63 runs in Galle.Ashwin claimed match figures of 10 for 160, while Dhawan scored his ...

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India subdue Spain 2-0 to level three-match series

India's Sandeep Singh (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against France during their London 2012 Olympic Games men's field hockey final qualifying match in New Delhi February 26, 2012. REUTERS/B Mathur (INDIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS FIELD HOCKEY) - RTR2YH2N

New Delhi, Aug 12 : The Indian men’s hockey team produced a much improved performance as they claimed a convincing 2-0 win over Spain to level the three-match series 1-1 in the second game at Sant Cugat del Valles on Wednesday.Ramandeep Singh put India ahead in the second quarter before he provided a well-worked pass to Akashdeep Singh, who then ...

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