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Bajrang, Vinod settle for silver

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New Delhi : Asian Championships gold medallist Bajrang Punia and Vinod Kumar settled for silver medals at the Under-23 Wrestling World Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, as India finished with three medals at the event. Bajrang, who had won a bronze medal at the 2013 senior World Championships, lost his 65kg final to Russia’s two-time World Military champion Nachyn Sergeevitch Kuular ...

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Kohli rested for Lanka ODIs; Rohit to lead

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Nagpur : “Definitely, I do need rest… I’m not a robot,” Virat Kohli had declared on November 15 in Kolkata, right before the first Test. Kohli had said that he’d “ask” for rest when he needed it. Kohli has spoken, and the selectors have obliged. Kohli has been rested for the ODI series against Sri Lanka, and Rohit Sharma will ...

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Nagpur Test: India beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs

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Nagpur, November 27 : India trounced Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs to win the second cricket Test here on Monday. India dismissed Sri Lanka for 166 runs in 49.3 overs in their second innings just after lunch to wrap up the match well inside four days. Ravichandran Ashwin (4/63) picked up four wickets for India, while Ravindra Jadeja ...

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Two Lankan fans, too much fun!

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Nagpur : The Sunday crowd totalled 19,731 at the ground today, and of these, only two were partisan Sri Lanka supporters. Gayan Senanayaka and Mohamed Nilam caused much mirth and excitement in the stands, and cops and kids were equally keen to click a selfie with them. Senanayaka and Nilam have gone pro in their role as travelling supporters of ...

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Nagpur Test: India close in on big win in second Test

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Nagpur, November 27 : India reduced Sri Lanka to 145 for eight in their second innings at lunch on the fourth day of the second cricket Test, here on Monday. Sri Lanka still trail India by 260 runs as the hosts are on their way to an innings win to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Skipper Dinesh Chandimal (53) ...

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