Afghanistan seal ODI World Cup spot in India after washout game against Sri Lanka

Second ODI against hosts Sri Lanka in Pallekele was abandoned due to rain. Afghanistan received five extra points in the World Cup Super League standings because of the no result that took their total to 115 points. Sri Lanka will look to tie the three-ODI series by defeating Afghanistan in the third ODI on Wednesday.
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Iran protests after US soccer body modifies Iranian flag to show support for protesters - Sports News

Iran's football federation on Sunday lodged a complaint to FIFA after US Soccer Federation posted modified Iranian flag in one of its social media posts. The word “Allah” was removed from the Islamic Republic’s flag. The now-deleted post showed the Group B table in which USA and Iran have been drawn together. US players said they were not aware of any post of such nature.
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11 hours ago

You are messing up chances, need to reinvent game: K Srikkanth to Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant should be given a break from international cricket to reinvent his game, says Krishnamachari Srikkanth. Pant has looked subdued in limited overs cricket this year, scoring just one fifty in the shortest format. The 25-year-old crossed the 30-run mark only twice in the 21 innings he has played in 2022.
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11 hours ago

What did Messi do just hours after scoring the goal against Mexico?

Lionel Messi was spotted at training with his friend and team-mate Rodrigo de Paul. The two walked the length of the training ground, found a shaded area under the sun, and leaned back to sit and enjoy the practice. After the training, the Argentinian players had visits from their family and friends in Qatar.
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11 hours ago

‘This is the decision of BCCI and PCB’ : Gautam Gambhir reacts on Ramiz Raja’s ‘Pakistan won’t tour India for ODI World Cup’ remark

Cricket pundits and ex-players have responded strongly to Ramiz Raja’s explosive comments, “Who will watch the World Cup in India if Pakistan doesn’t take part?” Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said “Wait for the right time. India is a major power in the world of sports & no country can overlook India”
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12 hours ago

Irritating to see matches being affected by rain and closed roof is good option: Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill says rain-affected matches are an irritant for both players and the paying public. The Punjab youngster doesn’t feel that 400 or 450 runs per innings would be an everyday phenomenon in coming times. Gill is a strong contender for a place in the squad of 15 for next year’s ODI World Cup.
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Auger-Aliassime leads Canada past Italy into Davis Cup final Malaga

Felix Auger-Aliassime led Canada to its second-ever Davis Cup final. The 22-year-old won both his singles and doubles rubbers in a 2-1 fightback over Italy. Canada will face Australia in the final on Sunday in Málaga, Spain.
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Blake Govers slams hat-trick as Australia rout India 7-4

Blake Govers scored a hat-trick as Australia thrashed India 7-4 in the second hockey Test. The Kookaburras extended their winning streak over India to 12 matches. Hardik Singh and Mohammed Raheel scored the other two goals for India. The third match of the series will be played on Wednesday.
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Neymar shows swollen ankle, plans to return at World Cup

Team doctors say Neymar will miss Monday's match against Switzerland. Neymar posts photos of his swollen ankle on Instagram. He says he's been waiting too long for this World Cup to go out like this. The 30-year-old is second on Brazil’s scoring list with 75 goals.
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FIFA World Cup 2022, Tunisia vs Australia Live Updates: Group D kickoff at Al Janoub Stadium

Tunisia coach Jalel Kadri says Australia has a high level of athletic performance. Kadri: “They have players who are able to run very rapidly, who can ensure a good exploitation of opportunities.’Nevertheless they have some weaknesses which we will be able to invest in,” he added.
#JalelKadri #SportsNews #FIFAWorldCup202 #Tunisia #News #Sports #Football

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Davis Cup: Australia beat Croatia 2-1 to reach final

Australia beat Croatia 2-1 in the Davis Cup final for the first time since 2003. Lleyton Hewitt's team fought back from losing the first singles to win the doubles. Canada and Italy will play each other in the other semifinal on Saturday. The final is on Sunday on the indoor court in Málaga.
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After selectors, BCCI not to renew Upton’s contract

Paddy Upton's contract not renewed by BCCI after T20 World Cup exit. Upton was part of India’s 2011 World Cup-winning squad. The 53-year-old has been in charge of the Indian team since July. He has also coached Lahore Qalandars and Sydney Thunder in Pakistan Super League and Big Bash League.
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India continue to lead Cricket WC Super League standings despite loss to NZ

India suffered a seven-wicket defeat against New Zealand in the opening ODI. The Black Caps climbed two spots to fourth in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League standings. India are at the top with 129 points from 19 matches, followed by England, Australia, Australia and Bangladesh.
#BlackCap #ICCMen’sCricketWorldCupSuperLeague #CricketWCSuperLeague #India #News #Sports #Cricket

3 days ago

Our bowlers restricted India to par score with good bowling upfront: Tom Latham

Tom Latham scored 145 not out off 104 balls and shared a 221-run unbroken stand with skipper Kane Williamson (94 not out) as New Zealand won in 47.1 overs. India's score of 306 for 7 on a small Eden Park ground was just about par, Latham said.
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3 days ago

Japan’s Doan savors answering Germany jibes at World Cup

Japan midfielder Ritsu Doan says he had to grit his teeth when he heard people saying his team would be an easy opponent for Germany at the World Cup. The 24-year-old sparked a remarkable comeback and arguably the biggest result in Japan’s World Cup history. Doan only needed four minutes to cancel Ilkay Gündogan's first-half penalty with the equalizer. Japan can theoretically even book its place in the second round with a win on Sunday.
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3 days ago

FIFA World Cup 2022: Iran players under no pressure after refusing to sing anthem, says Mehdi Taremi

Iran striker Mehdi Taremi says the national team are under no pressure after refusing to sing the national anthem in their first match at the World Cup against England. The players stood in silence as the anthem played at the Khalifa International Stadium as their fans shouted and made thumbs-down gestures. Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says the media has the right to ask questions on politics surrounding games.
#MehdiTaremi #SportsNews #FIFAWorldCup2022 #WorldCup #Iran #News #Sports #Football

3 days ago

Italy stun United States to reach Davis Cup semi-finals

Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini beat Jack Sock and Tommy Paul in doubles decider. Lorenzo Sonego gave Italy a shock lead before Taylor Fritz levelled tie at 1-1. Italy now face the winner of Thursday's tie between Germany and Canada for a place in the final. Croatia will play Australia in the other semi-final.
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4 days ago

HI to give complimentary tickets to Olympians and former players for men’s World Cup

The 16-team men’s showpiece is scheduled to be held from January 13-29. The matches will be held simultaneously at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and the Birsa Munda International Stadium in Rourkela. Earlier on Thursday, HI marked the 50-day countdown for the prestigious event by opening ticket sales online.
#SportsNews #Olympia #WorldCup #KalingaStadium #News #Sports #Hockey

4 days ago

‘He is way too good’: Glenn Maxwell gushes over Suryakumar Yadav’s explosive batting

Suryakumar Yadav was the 3rd highest run scorer at the 2022 T20 World Cup. The 32-year-old scored 111 off just 51 balls in India's win over New Zealand. Glenn Maxwell believes the batsman is batting on a 'different planet' Yadav is playing some of the most ridiculous shots I've ever seen.
#SuryakumarYadav #SportsNews #T20WorldCup #India #News #Sports #Cricket

4 days ago

IND vs BAN: 3rd ODI moved to Chittagong from Dhaka

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has moved the 3rd ODI against India from Dhaka to Chittagong. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party has announced plans for a protest that could potentially shut down the capital on match day. The BNP is expected to bring hundreds of thousands onto the streets of Dhaka on December 10.
#IND #Chittagong #News #Sports #Cricket

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