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Ashish Nehra says that Indian Cricket led by Virat Kohli has a long way to go
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Ashish Nehra says that Indian Cricket led by Virat Kohli has a long way to go

India earned their maiden series victory in Australia in 2018-19 under Virat Kohli’s leadership. Indian team could do so after trying for seven decades. Former Indian pace bowler Ashish Nehra feels that the Indian Cricket team under the leadership of Virat Kohli is in the same breath, as the Australian Cricket team of 1990s and 2000s. India could earn its maiden series victory in Australia in the year 2018-19, under the leadership of Virat Kohli. The Indian team could achieve this feat after trying for seven decades. But both the Australian stars, Steve Smith and David warner were unable to play in that series, because they were banned from playing on the charges of ball tampering. It was an important factor that contributed to the Indian series victory over Australia. “Thi...
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Zoom calls, donuts and social media challenges: How an Olympic champion is observing Ramadan during the coronavirus pandemic

(CNN)The holy month of Ramadan is generally a here we are at families and buddies to get together, however the coronavirus pandemic has altered everything. Holy sites and mosques are closed, family members are separated from one another. Many traditions and routines have needed to be altered due to a virus that has altered the planet. "It has been very hard," Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad, who's observing Ramadan, informs CNN Sport. "My loved ones is within New You are able to and New You are able to was hit very hard. Just getting away from them, it has been a bit difficult. "Both my parents, they are succeeding. My sister also resides in New You are able to and she's succeeding together with her family. It is good to understand that they are succeeding, however i certainl...
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Vanessa Bryant opens ‘one more letter’ from Kobe on 38th birthday

(CNN)Vanessa Bryant anxiously waited yet another day-to open the surprise she never expected, never understood existed. On Monday, yesterday her 38th birthday, the wife of basketball legend Kobe Bryant found "yet another letter" from her late husband. It's been three several weeks because the former La Opposing team superstar Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and 7 others were wiped out inside a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. "Yesterday I discovered an envelope labeled To: The Romance of my Existence. From, Tu Papi," Vanessa published on Instagram. "I anxiously waited to spread out yet another letter on my small birthday. It provided something to expect to today. "The irony is the fact that Kobe were built with a photo of me attracted by having an Angel holding me up by ...
Harding Park, 2020 PGA host course, set to reopen today
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Harding Park, 2020 PGA host course, set to reopen today

SAN FRANCISCO, May 4 ? TPC Harding Park, scheduled to host the PGA Championship in August as the year's first major, will reopen today, the course announced on its website, but cups will be filled with tubing while rakes have been removed and flagsticks deemed off limits. The San Francisco Department of Public Health permitted the course to book tee times starting Monday and allow public rounds with precautions to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus that shut down sports. “We still have a need to make sure we are protecting public health,” San Francisco Mayor London Breed said yesterday. Harding Park was closed March 16 when stay-at-home measures were imposed in the San Francisco Bay Area. This year's PGA Championship was originally to be staged May 14-17 at the San ...
I hope he’s paying: Ellyse Perry on Murali Vijay’s wish to have dinner with her
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I hope he’s paying: Ellyse Perry on Murali Vijay’s wish to have dinner with her

Australian women's cricket team all-rounder Ellyse Perry is "flattered" that Indian Test opener Murali Vijay picked her name when asked who he would like to take out for dinner among the cricketing fraternity. Sports producer Rupha Ramani had asked Murali Vijay about two cricketers he would want to have dinner with, he said it would be Australia women's cricket star Ellyse Perry and his fellow India opener Shikhar Dhawan. "Ellyse Perry. I want to have dinner with her. She is so beautiful. And Shikhar Dhawan any day. He is a fun guy. Just that he will speak Hindi and I will be conversing in Tamil," Murali Vijay had said during the Instagram Live. Ellyse Perry, the No. 1 all-rounder in ODIs and international women’s cricketer of the year, responded to Vijay's comments saying tha...
Former NHL tough guy Georges Laraque has COVID-19, pneumonia in both his lungs
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Former NHL tough guy Georges Laraque has COVID-19, pneumonia in both his lungs

Former NHL tough guy Georges Laraque has another fight on his hands. Laraque, releasing a series of videos this weekend on his Facebook page from a Montreal-area hospital, says he has contracted COVID-19. "I have pneumonia in both my lungs," he said Saturday. "They’re affected by the COVID because I have asthma. I need to have oxygen blowing through my nose." Laraque, 43, who played 12 NHL seasons and had 131 fights, said he had been running 10 kilometers a day to prepare for a marathon before he came down with symptoms. "Now I can’t even get up without losing my breath," he said. "It’s insane." Laraque, speaking in both French and English, had a couple coughing fits while talking. He said the fevers at night had been bad. "I wake up in sweat all the time," he said...
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma should groom youngsters like MS Dhoni groomed them: Gautam Gambhir
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Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma should groom youngsters like MS Dhoni groomed them: Gautam Gambhir

After established himself among one of the greatest in the white-ball cricket, Rohit Sharma also proved his mettle in the longest format of the game after being promoted as an opener. Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir also believes the 33-year-old is among the greatest in limited-overs in the present time and feels MS Dhoni is the man who should be given credit for Rohit's successful cricket career. Rohit made his debut for India in 2007, but it was only after MS Dhoni promoted him as an opener in 2013 that his career turned around. Today Rohit Sharma is the only player to have hit 3 ODI double hundreds and five World Cup centuries and that is all because he once had strong backing from Dhoni, Gambhir believes. "Where Rohit Sharma is today, it is because of MS Dhoni," Gambhir...
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The Post ranks the top 10 faces in New York sports today

Aaron Judge : He isn’t just the biggest star on the most storied franchise in American sports. After Judge’s jaw-dropping 2017 Home Run Derby performance, commissioner Rob Manfred said he “can become the face of the game.” Potentially the next link in the near-unbreakable, century-long chain of Yankees icons, Judge, 27, combines Ruth’s and Mantle’s power with DiMaggio’s and Jeter’s grace, having turned the team back into a title contender while turning each of his at-bats into events. In late-May of 2017, with Judge on his way to a then-rookie record 52 home runs and a second-place MVP finish, Yankee Stadium unveiled an unprecedented seating section in right field dedicated to the ever-popular outfielder — who has led MLB jersey sales for three straight years — called “Judge’s Chambers.” ...
Today’s sports news: What you need to know
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Today’s sports news: What you need to know

Latest - The 2020 New Zealand Rally Championship has been cancelled with MotorSport New Zealand and the championship promoters opting to future-proof the sport in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. The first two rounds of the championship at Otago and Whangarei were already postponed because of the virus and the government-imposed isolation rules. Long lead-in times needed to organise events coupled with the need for the country to tighten its belts due to the economic impact of Covid-19 means entry numbers cannot be guaranteed, rally New Zealand said in a statement. After robust discussions the regrettable decision was made to indefinitely postpone the New Zealand Rally Championship so that the sport can reset and be in a better position to return to normal in 2021 rathe...