‘India will win the 2022 Asia Cup not just against Pakistan’

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India-Pakistan cricket match is coming. The two arch-rivals in the Asia Cup T20 cricket tournament have been drawn in the same group. India-Pakistan will face each other in Group ‘A’ match on the second day of the tournament starting from August 27 in UAE. Due to political tensions, India and Pakistan have not played a bilateral cricket series for a long time. The two arch-rivals now only meet in any ICC or ACC tournament. As India-Pakistan matches are rarely seen, there is no dearth of discussion and excitement whenever the…

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Former Man United star Giggs goes on trial for assault

Former Man United star Ryan Giggs went on trial Monday on charges of attacking and coercively controlling his ex-girlfriend, in a case that has upended his managerial career. The 48-year-old, who until recently served as coach of the Wales national team, has pleaded not guilty to the charges, which carry a maximum jail term of five years. The jury trial at a crown court in Man United opened around 11:00 (12:00 SA time), presided over by judge Hilary Manley. She said the trial is expected to last two weeks but could…

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Producing proper test match forwards not high on New Zealand

We wouldn’t pick Trevor Nyakane or Frans Malherbe for the All Blacks. Heck, we might not even give them a game in Super Rugby. Not fast enough over 40 metres. Can’t step, can’t fend, can’t spiral pass 30 metres off both hands. Their skinfolds are no good, there’s no kicking game. They can’t even dunk a basketball, on the occasions when the boys are playing a pickup game. Never mind that Nyakane and Malherbe win you test matches. Forget the way they demolished the All Blacks scrum at Mbombela. Neither…

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Former India player takes over as Nepal head coach

Former India cricketer Manoj Prabhakar has been appointed as Nepal head coach, the Cricket Association of Nepal stated on Monday, 8 August. Prabhakar will succeed Pubudu Dassanayake, who recently resigned from his position and took over as the head coach of the Canada men’s team. Prabhakar was a bowling all-rounder for India and represented his country in 169 internationals. He has worked as a head coach for three Ranji Trophy teams, and served as bowling coach for Afghanistan in 2016. Confirming his appointment, a statement by Cricket Association of Nepal…

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Womens Open 2022 Million-dollar Ashleigh Buhai wins playoff

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Womens Open News: Million-dollar Ashleigh Buhai wins playoff for Women’s Open and first major You wait more than 130 years for a mainstream women’s event at Muirfield then nobody wants to leave. The R&A, which presides over the Women’s Open, was at least spared the embarrassment of a Monday conclusion but such an outcome was in the equation as a playoff between Ashleigh Buhai and Chun In-gee rumbled on to the fourth sudden-death playing of the 18th hole. For Buhai, glory and $1.1m from a major she looked at one…

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Rafael Nadal Withdraws From Montreal 2022

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Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from next week’s National Bank Open Presented by Rogers in Montreal due to an ongoing abdominal issue. The Spaniard aggravated the injury during his quarter-final clash against Taylor Fritz at Wimbledon on July 6. Despite battling through the pain to a remarkable five-set victory against the American, Nadal was later forced to withdraw from his semi-final clash against Nick Kyrgios. Nadal requires more time to recover from the problem, prompting his withdrawal from the hard-court ATP Masters 1000 event in Canada. “I have been practising for…

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Zimbabwe Beat Bangladesh in ODI for first time since 2013

Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh in a one-day international for the first time in more than nine years with one of its greatest comebacks. Bangladesh was made to bat first and posted an imposing 303-2 at Harare Sports Club. Zimbabwe replied with 307-5 and 10 balls to spare, pulling off its equal third highest chase. Zimbabwe lost its openers in the first two overs and was 62-3, but Innocent Kaia and Sikandar Raza both scored centuries — achieved in the same over — to lead their team to win the first of…

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Haaland is Embracing Life Out Of The Comfort Zone

For all the global appeal and excitement that the Premier League generates, there is a clear danger of Manchester City and Liverpool’s dominance reaching a point of repetition that undermines the competitive appeal of England’s top flight. Other members of the so-called “Big Six”, however, are determined that when action returns on Friday, when Arsenal take on Crystal Palace, they can at least close the gap and begin to recapture the elusive element that is at the heart of the league’s popularity. For all the latest news, follow Daily Star’s…

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Tamim Departed After Notching The Pick Of 8000 Runs

Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das scored their fourth ODI centuries in the first ODI against Zimbabwe in Harare today. Tamim scored his 54th career fifty off 80 deliveries off Milton Schumber. Tamim’s knock is studded with nine fours. Litton is unbeaten on 44 off 64 balls as Bangladesh reach 116 for no wicket in 25 overs. However, after an opening stand of 119 runs, Sikandar Raja’s partnership was broken. For all the latest news, follow Daily Star’s Google News Channel. Tamim became the first Bangladeshi to reach 8000 runs in…

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Ronaldo Linked With Boyhood Club Sporting Lisbon Report

Cristiano Ronaldo has reiterated his desire to leave Manchester United after a meeting at the club’s Carrington training base despite United insisting Ronaldo is not for sale, reports say. According to The Athletic, Ronaldo’s primary desire is to play Champions League football next season so that he can cement his scoring record in the competition. He currently has 140 goals and is 15 ahead of Lionel Messi, although the Argentine is two years younger. Ronaldo also wants to overtake Messi on the group stage goals tally, currently three behind Argentina.…

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