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That meant Johnson played the last seven holes not knowing what his score would be. Meanwhile, author Ron Whitten, who helped design the course, said among his proudest achievements are the bunkers, most of which don't have flat lies and aren't almost as well-manicured or maintained as what these players face on a weekly basis.
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    It has also won 12 of its last 14 ODIs against Pakistan since September 2010 including a 7-1 advantage in games played in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah where conditions suited Pakistan . We know that realistically England are playing unbelievably well. England's batting line-up, boasting the likes of Alex Hales , Joe Root, Eoin Morga, Ben Stokes and Jos Butler, has looked to be in an impressive form but is expected to face a stern test against the Pakistan bowling attack.
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    Meanwhile England dropped struggling opener Jason Roy, whose four in the 40-run group win over Australia meant he'd averaged just 6.37 from eight one-day worldwide innings this season, with a mere two double-figure scores. England struggled on a slow pitch against a disciplined Pakistan attack to limp to a paltry total of 211 all out in the first Champions Trophy semi-final on Wednesday.
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    It's kind of insane to think about the conversations we had this summer and going into the year about how we can both mesh and do what we do and be the players that we are. "They assembled a great team ". Wanda went back to those comments, though, and pointed out how when LeBron James went to Miami, it had the same effect on the league.
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    Maybe Thompson or Curry would have hit those shots if Durant never came to Golden State; maybe the Warriors would have won the title without him; maybe Durant didn't actually alter National Basketball Association history in any meaningful way.
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    New Zealand's bowlers finally found their groove in the final overs, but by that point, England had already put together a solid innings. The No.3 accumulated a solid fifty from 66 balls without ever dominating and was undone by a snorter from Mark Wood which bounced off his gloves to the keeper.
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    India will meet Bangladesh in the semi-finals in Birmingham on Thursday. Pakistan , chasing a seemingly modest 237 for victory, were on the brink of defeat at 6-137. South Africa found it impossible to take charge against India's accurate bowling and only Quinton de Kock (53) produced an innings of substance. The Indian captain said, "The opportunity comes your way, you have to grab it".
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    Now, the Warriors will face a frenzy of free-agent moves this summer to try to keep as many stars and brilliant backups as possible around for another run in 2018. To get to that record, James had to make eight Finals appearances. - Durant's 35.2 points per game rank as the 10th-most in NBA Finals history .
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    The Queenslanders responded with a try but that was all the fight they could do for the scoreline. Up front you would think Nate Myles and Jacob Lillyman have played their last Origins while Guerra should also be moved on for now. "We had a good preparation and we knew we were in for a good showing". "They will be as well prepared as ever, they'll be as tough as ever and our guys need to understand that because this is the time that they like".
  • John Terry gives critics short shrift over Chelsea send off

    John Terry gives critics short shrift over Chelsea send off

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    Terry was brought off in the match, in the 26th minute, the same number on his shirt and has been criticised by rival fans and pundits for arranging his substitution. "It was a compromise between the two of us". The 36-year-old defender retained his place, making his 717th appearance and last as a Chelsea player at Stamford Bridge.