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09-07-2022

Queen of Cricket

As Indian women’s cricket grows onwards and upwards, Mithali Raj’s contribution will always remain significant. A tribute to the former India captain who has called time on her career.

Briefing

Lalith Kalidas
Magazine

Ranji Trophy quarterfinals: Punjab’s mighty batting crumbles against MP

Spinners took 10 wickets to bowl out Punjab for 203 in the second innings and set up a 10-wicket win for Madhya Pradesh. Shubham Sharma racked up his
Karan Sharma
Magazine

Ranji Trophy quarterfinals: Captain Karan Sharma helps UP knock out Karnataka

Karnataka failed to capitalise on a 98-run first-innings advantage and suffered a five-wicket loss to Uttar Pradesh in the quarterfinals. UP captain K
Suved Parkar
Magazine

Ranji Trophy quarterfinals: Mumbai posts biggest win by runs in first-class cricket

Mumbai’s Suved Parkar marked his debut with a mammoth 252 in the first innings while his Ranji roommate Yashasvi Jaiswal recorded his maiden first-c
Sudip Kumar Gharami
Magazine

Ranji Trophy quarterfinals: Record-breaking batters drive Bengal home

Sudip Kumar Gharami struck a maiden first-class hundred as Bengal amassed 773 in the first innings. With Jharkhand folding up for 298 in the first inn
Kumar Kartikeya Singh
Magazine

Ranji Trophy semifinals: Madhya Pradesh in final after 23 years

Madhya Pradesh defeated Bengal by 174 runs to reach the Ranji Trophy final for the first time since 1998-99. Chandrakant Pandit was the captain then,
Yashasvi Jaiswal
Magazine

Ranji Trophy semifinals: Batting quartet orchestrates Mumbai’s success 

For the second time this season, Prithvi Shaw, Sarfaraz Khan, Armaan Jaffer and Yashasvi Jaiswal featured together in Mumbai’s starting XI, this tim
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Statsman

Statsman: Rishabh Pant second-youngest Indian to captain T20 team

Rishabh Pant, 24, led India for the first time in an international match in the T20I against South Africa in Delhi on June 9, 2022. He is the second-y
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More Sports

Breaking Good: Breakdance as sport and India's talent pool

Breaking, which was once seen only as an underground dance movement, is now part of the mainstream sports and will be making its Summer Olympics debut
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Chess

Narayanan and Nihal Sarin — Treading different paths to success

S. L. Narayanan and Nihal Sarin, two young chess players from Kerala, have quietly firmed up their places in the country’s top-10 list.
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Last Word

The gap between individual morality and the nation’s morality

Dollar-rich countries in the Middle East ruled by despots and with dodgy human rights records already own top football clubs in Europe and England. Co
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Food For Thought

Train to eat precisely and scientifically

There are two other parameters that frighten me as a sports nutritionist in a player’s life: sickness and injury. They are always lurking in the sid
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More Sports

KIIT & KISS: A sports hub with world-class infrastructure

For well over a decade now, KIIT and KISS have quietly created a sports hub, churning out international stars and athletes in the country. They house
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Vantage Point

Who will win Wimbledon?

Do any of the leading men’s contenders have the right stuff to dethrone Novak Djokovic? Can Iga Swiatek, a clay-court star whose two Grand Slam titl
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On The Write Line

The Stokes-McCullum effect

The England team with another captain and coach had, just a year earlier, declined a similar challenge of getting 270 odd to win on the final day agai
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Women's Cricket

Mithali Raj - Celebrating the queen of Indian cricket

As India’s women’s cricket grows onwards and upwards, Mithali Raj’s contribution will always remain significant.
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Basketball

NBA Finals: A sweet triumph for the Warriors

The Warriors doubled down on their strategy to retain their star players at a high cost — they pay the highest luxury tax in the league — even aft
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F1

F1: Red Bull flying away with the lead

Red Bull’s Verstappen won his sixth race of the season in the Canadian GP after taking pole position in a rain-affected qualifying session. The reig
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Football

AFC Asian Cup 2023: General Stimac and his new band of warriors get the berth

India won all three matches in the group D engagement of the final qualifying stage to qualify for the AFC Asian Cup 2023.
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Athletics

Inter-State Athletics Championships: New stars take the spotlight

In the absence of track and field stars like Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra and national 3000m steeplechase champion Avinash Sable, javelin thro
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IPL News

IPL Media Rights auction: BCCI’s blockbuster sale could open floodgates to higher viewership

IPL Media Rights: The high premium that digital rights commanded at the auction could be a game-changer for the league, franchises’ fortunes and the
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Athletics

Denied CWG spot despite meeting qualification standard, Tejaswin Shankar has no regrets

As things stand, Tejaswin would also have been a medal contender in Birmingham. Only two jumpers who will prospectively be competing at the Commonweal
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Cricket

Temba Bavuma, South Africa's symbol of hope

The diminutive, soft-spoken captain is a significant figure in South African sport, but can he leave behind a legacy of greatness?

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