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Indian women's hockey team edged out by Belgium in FIH Pro League match

Antwerp, May 24 (UNI) The Indian women’s hockey team delivered a spirited performance but narrowly lost 2-1 to hosts Belgium in their FIH Pro League 2023-24 match at the Wilrijkse Plein here on Saturday.
India, ranked ninth in the world, faced a challenging first half against the fifth-ranked Belgians. Ambre Ballenghien opened the scoring in the 14th minute with a powerful strike from a penalty corner, followed by Vanessa Blockmans adding a second in the 20th minute after a deflected shot from Louise Versavel.
Despite the early setbacks, India showed resilience and fought back in the second half. Sangita Kumari reduced the deficit in the 34th minute, converting a chance created by Deepika’s deflected pass, beating Belgian goalkeeper Elodie Picard.
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Women's ODI: Pressure mounts on Shafali, Harmanpreet as India seek series win

18 Jun 2024 | 7:53 PM

By BD Narayankar
Bengaluru, June 18 (UNI) Struggling opener Shafali Verma and the under-pressure skipper Harmanpreet Kaur need to deliver with the willow, as India lock horns with South Africa in the upcoming second women’s ODI here on Wednesday.

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Gambhir attends interview for Team India head coach position

Gambhir attends interview for Team India head coach position

18 Jun 2024 | 7:34 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) The cricketing world is abuzz as Gautam Gambhir, a prominent figure in Indian cricket, has officially thrown his hat into the ring to become the next head coach of Team India.

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In-form India keen to do something special in Super Eight: Rohit

In-form India keen to do something special in Super Eight: Rohit

18 Jun 2024 | 6:53 PM

Barbados, June 18 (UNI) Having won all their games except the washed-out encounter against Canada to march into the Super Eight of the T20 World Cup, India are now fired up to do something special in the tournament's second stage, says skipper Rohit Sharma.
“There’s real keenness in the group to go and do something special. That’s a good way to start the second stage of the tournament,” Rohit told BCCI during a training session ahead of the Super Eight phase.

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T20WC: Records which tumbled in Windies' knock against Afghanistan

T20WC: Records which tumbled in Windies' knock against Afghanistan

18 Jun 2024 | 6:22 PM

Saint Lucia, June 18 (UNI) Records fell like ninepins as the West Indies totalled a stunning T20 World Cup innings to crush Afghanistan by 104 runs at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.

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Entertainer’s Cricket League launched in Mumbai

18 Jun 2024 | 4:40 PM

Mumbai, June 18 (UNI) The Entertainer’s Cricket League, a first of its kind content creator-based cricketing league was launched in Mumbai on Tuesday.

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