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Lendl Simmons (59) and Parthiv Patel (38) gave Mumbai Indians a rollicking start as they started their chase of the season's highest total. MI skipper Rohit Sharma , who was fielding at the long off boundary tried to follow the ball's trajectory hoping to catch it but found himself sitting alongside Pune players.
  • What Jose Mourinho told his four debutants before Crystal Palace win

    What Jose Mourinho told his four debutants before Crystal Palace win

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    If Mourinho's side win they will claim their second trophy of the season, following the EFL Cup, as well as qualifying for the Champions League next season. "I just told myself to go out there and enjoy and do your best and things will come". Palace edged a quiet second half, Christian Benteke hitting the post with a header as they failed to find a way back into the game.
  • Celtics eliminated from Eastern finals by Cavaliers

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    He'll be 29 years old when he hits free agency next summer and will be near his mid-30s at the end of a possible five-year deal the Celtics could offer him. Maybe it's a strategic move, or maybe he's just being cocky. He's a guy who said he wanted us, and he has us starting next Thursday, and you know he's a guy who brings it every single night.
  • Kerber in shock early exit, Kvitova returns

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    There was nothing positive for Kerber to take from her 6-2 6-2 loss to Ekaterina Makarova as she became the first top seed in the women's draw to lose in the opening round at Roland Garros in the Open era. The 90th-ranked Nara defeated American teenager Amanda Anisimova , who was making her Grand Slam debut after reaching the junior final here a year ago, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.
  • Raikkonen struggling to understand Ferrari's Monaco strategy

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    Vettel would have received seven fewer points if he had finished Sunday's race at No. 2. "Yes, yes, yes", screeched Vettel after winning before launching into thanks for his team. Jenson Button , back for one race to replace two-time champion Fernando Alonso, who was due to race at the Indianapolis 500 later Sunday, retired his McLaren after a collision with German Pascal Wehrlein's Sauber .
  • Emotional Kvitova wins 'twice' on French Open return

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    Petra Kvitova says she will make her comeback at the French Open , less than six months after being attacked by a knife-wielding intruder. In her first match of the year the two-time Wimbledon champion beat Julia Boserup in straight sets, the Czech visibly emotional upon securing passage to round two.
  • Man City close to signing world record deal for goalie Ederson Moraes

    Man City close to signing world record deal for goalie Ederson Moraes

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    Gianluigi Buffon's world-record move for a goalkeeper from Parma to Juventus in 2001 was reported to be worth 53m euros, or £32.6m at the time. Ederson's arrival will put pressure on Chile worldwide Claudio Bravo , who joined the club last summer from Barcelona but endured a hard first season.
  • Three Arsenal centre-backs could miss FA Cup final — BBC journalist

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    Arsenal actually beat Chelsea in two out of three meetings this season, winning the first two matchups on August 2 and September 24. But the fact that he will be absent from Wembley Stadium on Saturday will be worrying the Gunners faithful as they seek to derail their arch-rivals chances of lifting a League and Cup double.
  • Eoin Morgan frustrated by Lord's pitch as England collapse vs South Africa

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    England has been embarrassed in the third one-day match against South Africa at Lords, losing their first six wickets for just 20 runs in a disastrous final hit-out before the Champions Trophy . "It was not a one-day worldwide wicket if I am honest", added Morgan. His frustration at failing to get into a formidable top six is palpable. England took out the three game series two-one, but now has only 48 hours to rebuild their shattered confidence before the opening match of the ...
  • Winning for India only thing that matters: Virat Kohli

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    His batting is improving by the day and the Champions Trophy will be the ideal platform for Smith to gather momentum for the 2019 World Cup, which will also be hosted by England. As far as the mindset was concerned, it made me realise that I can not do everything in every game. "But they have managed to continue that mindset pretty well, I don't see anyone taking a backwards step at any stage of the game, and that is pretty fantastic to see".