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Srikanth beats Axelsen enters semis; Saina, Prannoy crash out

Srikanth beats Axelsen enters semis; Saina, Prannoy crash out

Odense, Oct 21 (UNI) Indian star shuttler Kidambi Srikanth had to sweat hard to beat world champion Viktor Axelsen entering the semi-final of the Denmark Open Superseries here while Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy crashed out their respective events in the quarterfinals held on Friday. The world no 8 Indian defeated the local favourite 14-21, 22-20, 21-7 wrapping up the game in 55 minutes. In another match, Saina lost 10-21, 13-21 to Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in just 29 minutes. Earlier, in the first match Saina thrashed Olympic champion Carolina Marin. While, HS Prannoy was defeated by Son Wan Ho of Japan 13-21, 18-21 taking a time of just 44 minutes. World number two PV Sindhu crashed out of the tournament losing 21-17, 23-21 to Chinese Chen Yufei in the first round of the Superseries itself. UNI XC NC SDR 1535

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BCCI announces teams for Ranji Trophy 2018-19 season; nine new teams added

BCCI announces teams for Ranji Trophy 2018-19 season; nine new teams added

18 Jul 2018 | 8:05 PM

New Delhi, July 18(UNI) The BCCI on Wednesday announced that 37 teams will participate in the Ranji Trophy 2018-19 season, commencing November 1.

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Taide,Badoni strike centuries to put India U-19 in strong position against Sri Lanka

18 Jul 2018 | 8:02 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) India's Atharwa Taide (113) and Ayush Badoni (107) stroke centuries to put the U-19 team in a strong position against Sri Lanka on the second day of the four-day first Youth Test at the Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground at Colombo on Wednesday.

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PNG's Nosaina Pokana allowed to resume bowling in international cricket

18 Jul 2018 | 8:00 PM

Dubai, Jul 18 (UNI) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday confirmed
that following remedial work and a reassessment, the bowling action of Papua New
Guinea’s Nosaina Pokana has been found to be legal, and the left-arm fast bowler
can now resume bowling in international cricket.

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Joe Root vaults to a career-high second ranking

18 Jul 2018 | 7:54 PM

Dubai, Jul 18 (UNI) England batsman Joe Root’s back-to-back centuries have helped
him vault into second place in the latest MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings that have
also seen India’s spinner Kuldeep Yadav break into the top-10 for the first time in his
career.

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Rampaging Faheem takes Pakistan to seal series win against Zimbabwe

Rampaging Faheem takes Pakistan to seal series win against Zimbabwe

18 Jul 2018 | 7:45 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) All-rounder Faheem Ashraf on Wednesday produced magical spell of fast-bowling as Pakistan wrapped up a nine-wicket win over Zimbabwe to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match ODI series in Bulawayo.

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