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August 24, 2019

Ashes: Hazlewood stars as Eng are bundled for 67 (Tea report)

Leeds, Aug 23: Josh Hazlewood took five wickets as England were shot out for 67 in the first innings, their lowest Ashes score since 1948, before Australia also struggled but reached 82/3 and took a lead of 194, at tea on day 2 of the third Test here on Friday.England missed a huge opportunity to capitalise after the Aussies were bowled out for 179 in their first innings with Jofra Archer bagging six wickets. But Hazlewood was in the mood from the word go on a sunny morning at Headingley, as he nabbed five wickets for just…

Not happy with win, need to give best in semis: Sindhu

Basel, Aug 23: Moments after her stunning quarterfinal victory over World No. 2 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the BWF World Championships here on Friday, star shuttler P.V. Sindhu said that she was not settling for this and would want to put in another good show in the last-four clash."I need to focus and get back for the next game. I am not happy with this win, there is still the semifinal to play for and I hope to give my best," Sindhu said after beating Tai Tzu 12-21, 23-21, 21-19 to storm in the semifinals,…

It’s a big win, want to carry forward momentum: Praneeth

Basel (Switzerland), Aug 23: After creating history by becoming the first men's singles player after Prakash Padukone in 1983 to win a World Championships medal, Sai Praneeth on Friday termed his straight games victory over world No. 4 Jonatan Christie of Indonesia as a "very big win".Just a week after being chosen for the Arjuna Award, Praneeth breezed past Christie 24-22, 21-14 in 51 minutes to progress to the semifinals, thus assuring himself of a bronze medal. He will next take on defending champion and…

Sindhu, Praneeth assure medals in World Championships

Basel (Switzerland), Aug 23: Shuttler Sai Praneeth on Friday ended India's 36-year wait for a medal in the men's section of the BWF World Championships by sealing his place in the semifinals of the prestigious event, thereby assuring himself a bronze medal.After Prakash Padukone clinched a bronze at the Worlds in 1983, Praneeth quenched India's thirst for an elusive medal by stunning world No. 4 Jonatan Christie of Indonesia 24-22, 21-14 in the quarterfinal. Praneeth's triumph came little after…
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