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Sangakkara is retired from worldwide duty, but the legendary Sri Lanka batsman is now playing for Surrey and he took the opportunity to spend some time with his country's emerging youngsters before Thursday's crucial clash with India .
  • Sharma, Dhawan star in commanding win over Pakistan

    Sharma, Dhawan star in commanding win over Pakistan

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    We didn't do it today. "When we put a performance in like that we answer a lot of questions, and a lot of things become clearer for us in terms of how we take this team forward". Yuvraj powered his way to a half-century in just 29 balls, which eventually earned him the "Man of the Match" award. "You just have to go and back yourself, and tell the opposition that you're here to attack", he said.
  • Sarfraz credits team on collective effort to beat South Africa

    Sarfraz credits team on collective effort to beat South Africa

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    Sent into the bowl first, Pakistan restricted South Africa to 220 runs for eight wickets in Group B day/night One-day worldwide. Arthur's words must still have been ringing in their ears, as they were much improved against their coach's country of birth in all facets of the game, restricting the Proteas to 219-8 off their 50 overs and reaching 119-3 in reply when rain prevented any further play.
  • Steph Curry Debuts

    Steph Curry Debuts "Away" Colorway Of The Under Armour Curry 4

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    With 45 seconds left in the game, Kevin Durant pulled up from three and drained the shot to put the Golden State Warriors up by 1 with less than a minute to go. "I really don't know what I did last night. And I even dropped my mouthpiece because I was so uncoordinated". The Curry 4 is the next signature shoe from Under Armour for its superstar, which the brand confirmed with Footwear News would arrive in a mid and low this fall .
  • Andy Murray v Stan Wawrinka - player profiles

    Andy Murray v Stan Wawrinka - player profiles

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    Murray has needed the best part of 14 hours playing time while Wawrinka has been in action for nearly 11 hours and Thiem just under 10. He's won the previous three: at Roland Garros two years ago, the U.S. "He was pushing me all the time , so was tough for me to find any solution", recalled the 32-year-old Wawrinka, the oldest man to reach the semifinals in Paris since Jimmy Connors in 1985.
  • SNP hold North Ayrshire as election ends in hung parliament

    SNP hold North Ayrshire as election ends in hung parliament

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    Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said that the prospect of a second referendum was "dead" after a "historic" night in which party recorded its best general election performance since 1983. Asked if there was a role for the SNP in a future government, Ms Sturgeon said: "There may well be, but it is perhaps too early to say that". We have to wait and see how things shake out.
  • Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

    Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

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    Irving was on the mark on 10 of 12 shots from the field at one point in the opening period, and he finished the half with 28 points for the second-highest point total by a player in the last 20 NBA Finals. Ultimately the Warriors were undone by a slow start yesterday as the Cavaliers, playing with their backs up against the wall, turned in their most physical and complete game of the NBA's championship series.
  • Chatwood, LeMahieu lead Rockies past Cubs

    Chatwood, LeMahieu lead Rockies past Cubs

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    Obviously (Marquez) would have liked to go a little bit deeper, but our bullpen guys came up big, all day. Added Hanigan: "The bullpen was huge". "We expect to win road, home, whatever". The Cubs will need that depth because no one is sure when Addison Russell will return to the field, as Major League Baseball is investigating accusations of domestic violence against the Cubs shortstop.
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    Now they need the biggest ever in the NBA's postseason. The 2017 Warriors are likely be one of the greatest squads ever assembled, but it won't be flawless. "But when everyone has two fouls, it's hard to match their physicality". Love led the way with 14 points for the Cavs and he was aided by Irving's 11 and eight points from James.
  • Cavs prevent NBA Finals sweep, end Warriors perfect postseason run

    Cavs prevent NBA Finals sweep, end Warriors perfect postseason run

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    Cleveland's two biggest stars punched back after two blowout losses in Oakland. He passed Los Angeles Lakers great and Hall of Famer Magic Johnson for most triple-doubles in NBA Finals history. It would take an even more unlikely comeback for the Cavaliers to prevent the Warriors from winning the 2017 NBA Finals and Durant might take less than the max in the offseason to keep the core together.
  • Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason, party in Game 4

    Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason, party in Game 4

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    James also set a record with his ninth triple-double in the NBA Finals, and he posted another record for his third Finals triple-double in an elimination game. That's because the Cavaliers stopped Warrior's ideal postseason play and maybe started another comeback. For now though, they hold a 3-1 lead. At times, it seemed like he was the only Warrior with any kind of fight in him.
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    Morata would personally like to stay at twelve time European Champions, but after only making 14 La Liga starts this season, the striker knows he needs game time ahead of next summer's World Cup. "Alvaro is a player who wants to play a more important role", Morata's agent told Foot Mercato . While many United fans may wish the club to keep De Gea next season, the sense is it's becoming likelier by the day that the Spanish stopper is heading back to Spain, and the Morata deal seems to be a ...