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Vijay hits century as India reach 245/2 at tea on Day 1 of Delhi Test

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New Delhi, December 2 : Electing to bat, India were 245 for two at tea on the opening day of the third cricket Test against Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla ground here on Saturday. Murali Vijay (101) and skipper Virat Kohli (94) were at the crease for the hosts. India lost opener Shikhar Dhawan (23), who became off-spinner Dilruwan ...

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Russia breathe sigh of relief after drawing ‘ideal’ WC group

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Moscow, December 2 : Russia breathed a collective sigh of relief after avoiding Spain and looking like favourites to make it out of their group in their first home World Cup. “The ideal group,” the government-run R-Sport news agency shouted in a banner headline on its website after the State Kremlin Palace draw saw them paired with Saudi Arabia and ...

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Kohli completes 5,000 runs in Test cricket

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New Delhi, December 2 : India captain Virat Kohli reached the landmark of 5,000 runs in the five-day format on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka here on Saturday. The 29-year-old from Delhi reached the mark in typical style, smashing Sri Lanka pacer Suranga Lakmal for a boundary shortly after lunch. Kohli became the ...

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Virat Kohli wins toss, elects to bat in 3rd Test against Sri Lanka

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New Delhi, December 2 : India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the third cricket Test at Feroz Shah Kotla ground here on Saturday. India, who are leading the series 1-0, have made two changes to their playing XI, bringing in Shikhar Dhawan and Mohammed Shami in place of KL Rahul and ...

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Players not willing to don it, Sachin’s jersey as good as retired

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New Delhi : The No. 10 jersey that Sachin Tendulkar made his own may not be seen on an Indian player in the future with the Indian cricket board (BCCI) claiming that cricketers are unwilling to don it out of respect for the icon despite the absence of any plan to formally retire it. Tendulkar retired in 2013 and since ...

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