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The weather is clear and there is no forecast of rain and the pitch will be the one used during the India versus Sri Lanka game. "Our bowlers bowled really well and the fielders backed it up". Kohli joined Dhawan and after surviving hostile spells from Morkel and Rabada the pair started to play with more freedom. The onus was on du Plessis to then bat through the innings.
  • Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

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    After several players took to social media to congratulate the Spaniard on his unbelievable feat, it was Roger Federer - who is already practising for the upcoming grass-court season, Federer tweeted to congrulate his longtime friend. Nadal said he had not given up hope of taking back the world No. 1 ranking that he last held in June 2014. "If that happens, why not? Because I need to feel strong, low and powerful legs to play well in Wimbledon".
  • Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

    Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

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    There's been a lot of sweat equity from David (Poile) and anybody who has been a part of that organization. Predators fans erupted in boos and Predators coach Peter Laviolette was furious but that didn't change the ruling. It shouldn't be that surprising of a stat. Penguins and Predators are a combined 18-4 at home in these playoffs. LINE HISTORY: Oddsmakers opened the Predators as -150 home favorites for Game 6, but they've been bet down slightly to the current number of Predators ...
  • The Nashville Predators Success All Hinges on the Play of Pekka Rinne

    The Nashville Predators Success All Hinges on the Play of Pekka Rinne

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    Scott Wilson and Evgeni Malkin scored 15 seconds apart in the third period at PPG Paints Arena , as Pittsburgh again struggled for long stretches before finding a way to win. The biggest stop came on Forsberg's wrister, a pad save on a point-blank shot from the top of the crease with 21 seconds left. Mired in an eight-game goal drought heading into the series , the 22-year-old Nebraskan provided the victor in Game 1 and again in Game 2 when he pounded home a rebound just 10 ...
  • Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland

    Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland

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    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) yells at referee John Goble during the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Friday, June 9, 2017. Green told Lowe he doesn't regret the play, and according to Lowe, everyone on the Warriors quickly forgave Green for losing his cool. "Yeah, they make me feel good".
  • Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli trains with red ball ahead of SA game

    Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli trains with red ball ahead of SA game

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    He just does it really well when he gets going. Speaking exclusively to India Today, the 36-year-old said that his past experiences with both Kohli and Kumble was enough to convince him that neither would jeopardise the interests of the national team at any cost and expressed hope that the duo can sit down and talk out any differences in opinion they might have once India's Champions Trophy campaign comes to an end.
  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Yuvraj Singh breaks unique record for India

    ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Yuvraj Singh breaks unique record for India

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    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur slammed his team's performance and said they had been given a "reality check" after India handed them a 124-run humbling in the Champions Trophy in Edgbaston on Sunday. India taking on Pakistan is always a hyped-up affair and the fact that the two teams play each other only in ICC events just adds to the intensity.
  • Louisville opens 1-0 series lead against United Kingdom in super regional

    Louisville opens 1-0 series lead against United Kingdom in super regional

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    The Bulldogs (40-26) took a 1-0 lead in the first, when LSU starter Alex Lange allowed a single and two walks before hitting Jake Mangum to force home a run. McKay struck out Carson looking, forced Connor Heady into an infield pop up for the second out of the inning, and then gave up an RBI single to Tristan Pompey that cut the Cardinals' lead to 4-2.
  • Silva and Diego Costa on target as Spain beat plucky Macedonia

    Silva and Diego Costa on target as Spain beat plucky Macedonia

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    Spain will host Italy in their next qualifying game while Macedonia , who are second from bottom of the group on three points, travel to third-placed Israel , who lost 3-0 to Albania . Costa doubled the lead when he tapped in Isco's cross. Defending deep for much of the game, the Macedonians made a few forays forward on the counter-attack but they rarely managed to trouble David De Gea until Ristovski's frenetic charge from the halfway line ended with him firing into the top ...
  • LeBron James denies claims that he is wearing down

    LeBron James denies claims that he is wearing down

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    Even with that explanation, he said, his mother maintained a stance of, "You go back, I ain't going back with you". The Warriors withstood big games from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, who combined for 77 points-the most scored by a duo in a Finals loss in National Basketball Association history.
  • WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 15th day

    WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 15th day

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    The Spaniard notched his memorable success on a second match point when three-time Grand Slam victor Wawrinka sent a backhand into the net. "I have been through some tough moments, injuries, so it's great to have big success like this again", said Nadal.
  • Nadal reclaims French Open throne with brutal defeat of Wawrinka

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    Having beaten world number one Andy Murray with a majestic display of power in the semi-final, third seed Wawrinka arrived full of confidence as, at 32, he tried to become the oldest French Open victor since Andres Gimeno in 1972. He defeated the Swiss tennis ace 6-2, 6-3 and 6-1. Rafael Nadal will resume his bittersweet relationship with Wimbledon buoyed by his record-breaking French Open but wary of the traps which have ensnared him at the All England Club.