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This has given us more confidence to play more positive cricket in Sydney . Paceman Ishant Sharma then sealed the result when he had Nathan Lyon edge behind to wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant for seven when attempting to slog the ball. India declared twice at the MCG to set Australia a daunting victory target of 399, and the bowlers skittled Tim Paine's side for 151 and 261 in a total team performance.
  • Chelsea duo set to miss Crystal Palace, Southampton and Nottingham Forest games

    Chelsea duo set to miss Crystal Palace, Southampton and Nottingham Forest games

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    I want to speak to him only about his position on the pitch. When asked whether the Belgian will be at Stamford Bridge next season, Sarri said: "I don't know but it's time to decide", according to FourFourTwo. I know very well that it's not easy, but I think we can do a new deal for both". They're over reliant on Eden Hazard , who's been involved in a league-high 19 goals.
  • Cavs signing Warriors free agent McCaw to offer sheet

    Cavs signing Warriors free agent McCaw to offer sheet

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    The No. 38 pick in the 2016 National Basketball Association draft is averaging four points and 1.4 rebounds per game in his career. While he is still a raw player, his 6-foot-7 frame makes him an attractive prospect. McCaw declined a two-year, $5.2 million offer from Golden State, a source told The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears in October. If the Warriors choose to keep McCaw, it could cost substantially more than just his salary figure because of luxury-tax ramifications.
  • Paris Saint-Germain In Talks With Arsenal For Aaron Ramsey

    Paris Saint-Germain In Talks With Arsenal For Aaron Ramsey

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    The 28-year-old will be free to talk to foreign clubs in January as his current deal at the Emirates Stadium enters its final six months. "Ramsey would be a great buy", he told Sky Sport Italia . The Gunners decided earlier this year that they would not be extending his terms, with Juventus swooping in to secure a deal for the midfielder. Ramsey has made 350 appearances and scored 59 goals since joining from Cardiff City for just under £5m in 2008.
  • Tottenham to activate Alderweireld contract extension clause

    Tottenham to activate Alderweireld contract extension clause

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    However, by taking up the year's option it also activates a £25million release clause which runs from the start of the 2019 summer transfer window to the last two weeks. "After November he had a rest and was here trying to recover his best and I think he is doing fantastic. That increases the level, the competitive level in the squad and for sure helps to get good results".
  • Agarwal, Vihari Start After Australia Bundled Out For 151

    Agarwal, Vihari Start After Australia Bundled Out For 151

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    His hostile spell helped the visitors gain a mammoth lead of 292 runs and more or less they have sealed the fate of this game unless rain intervenes big time in the last two days. It could have been different, but Cummins was dropped on 2 by keeper Rishabh Pant off Hanuma Vihari in the 50th over. Jasprit Bumrah is already the World No.1 bowler in One Day Internationals and with this performance at Melbourne, he is trying to make sure that Clarke's prediction does not go wrong.
  • Dale Steyn becomes South Africa's leading Test wicket-taker

    Dale Steyn becomes South Africa's leading Test wicket-taker

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    He shared a 67-run partnership with Hasan Ali for the ninth wicket to save his team from a complete capitulation. After bowling Imam, Olivier claimed the wicket of the experienced Azhar Ali , with the help of a diving Rabada at midwicket after a mistimed pull shot.
  • LeBron day-to-day with groin strain

    LeBron day-to-day with groin strain

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    James suffered a strained groin during the Lakers' 127-101 blowout road win over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day. Already without LeBron James due to a sprained left groin, the Lakers lost Rondo to a Grade 3 sprain to his right ring finger. More importantly, he has led the Lakers to fourth place in the tightly contested Western Conference with a 20-16 record.
  • Lionel Messi Comments On Missing Out On 2018 Ballon D'Or

    Lionel Messi Comments On Missing Out On 2018 Ballon D'Or

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    Messi however acknowledged that the Portuguese goal machine gave the reason to go the extra mile and bring out the best in him. The disappointment does not seem to have affected Messi too much, however, as he continues to set the standard for the La Liga giants.
  • Baseball player pays off parents' debt for Christmas

    Baseball player pays off parents' debt for Christmas

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    Singer then announces that he is paying off a loan his parents had at a bank and is paying off all their debt. Singer, a native of Eustis, Florida, was selected by the Royals with the 18th overall pick in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft , signing a $4.25 million contract.
  • Inter supporter dies from wounds suffered in pre-match incident

    Inter supporter dies from wounds suffered in pre-match incident

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    Italian football federation president Gabriele Gravina said the incidents that occurred inside and outside the stadium were "no longer tolerable" and that he intends to simplify the rules for suspending matches. Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti said he called for the game to be stopped three times but authorities did not listen. "Koulibaly was certainly irritable".
  • Guardiola in new territory with English title fight

    Guardiola in new territory with English title fight

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    Manchester City were hit by a stunner for the second time in the space of four days as Ricardo Pereira's late strike sent them home from Leicester with no points. That is what I am concerned about right now: what I have to do to help them come back, to [get them] playing the way they want to play, to move something and try to win again.
  • Alabama will be without starting OL Deonte Brown for Orange Bowl

    Alabama will be without starting OL Deonte Brown for Orange Bowl

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    Alabama has suspended starting left guard Deonte Brown and two other players from the Orange Bowl for violating unspecified team rules. Most Alabama players and fans have obvious choices for the team they disliked the most growing up: Auburn, Georgia, Florida, LSU, or maybe another.
  • Rockets' Chris Paul strains hamstring, out at least 2 weeks

    Rockets' Chris Paul strains hamstring, out at least 2 weeks

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    D'Antoni did not have a timeline on Paul's return. Gordon's 3-pointer with 37 seconds left got Houston within two, and the Rockets got a stop on a long ensuing Heat possession. With five straight wins they had risen from 14th to seventh in the Western Conference in the space of a week. "In this offense you need all of the playmaking that you can have and usually me, Chris, and James have the ball in our hands trying to play-make for other people and provide good scoring".
  • India dominate Australia on opening day

    India dominate Australia on opening day

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    Boxing Day Test- India vs Australia 3rd Test: Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli combined to frustrate Australia for an entire session as India held the whip-hand at 215 for two at the close of a grinding opening day of the third test on Wednesday.
  • Golfer Jyoti Randhawa arrested on poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh

    Golfer Jyoti Randhawa arrested on poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh

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    Reports also said that Randhawa owns a pack of hunting dogs that were used during a search for a tigress who was killed in the western state of Maharashtra. He was ranked in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking several times between 2004 and 2009. Randhawa took up shooting as his golfing career faded after winning the last of his eight Asian Tour titles, the Thailand Open, in 2009.
  • Arsenal's Mkhitaryan out for six weeks

    Arsenal's Mkhitaryan out for six weeks

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    Henrik Mkhitaryan has added to Arsenal's lengthening injury list after he suffered a metatarsal fracture during last week's north London derby defeat. The Gunners are now fifth in the Premier League, though they sit level on points with fourth-placed Chelsea, with only goal difference separating the two teams.
  • Ricky Ponting shocked by timing of Steve Smith, Cameron Bancroft interviews

    Ricky Ponting shocked by timing of Steve Smith, Cameron Bancroft interviews

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    Now Bancroft has detailed the events in Cape Town in March this year, telling Fox Sports , the Australian braodcaster, he did not know any better and just "wanted to fit in and feel valued". I would have gone to bed and I would have felt like I had let everybody down. Smith also thanked the people close to him for helping him get out of a "pretty dark space" following the ball-tampering incident.
  • Aaron Rodgers to play Sunday against the Jets

    Aaron Rodgers to play Sunday against the Jets

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    The report noted it's unclear what offseason changes the Jets will make, but the team could make Harbaugh an offer in excess of the $7 million he already earns at Ann Arbor. The Packers are facing two teams just like them - the Jets and the Lions - who have endured disappointing seasons and will not be playing beyond Week 17.
  • Tendulkar dismisses Perth pitch's 'average' rating

    Tendulkar dismisses Perth pitch's 'average' rating

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    The former talisman said the bowlers and batsmen's skills are truly tested on such kind of tough pitches. This pitch was by no means "Average". Australia had pulled off a stunning 141-run win to square the four-Test series but the rating by ICC match referee Ranjan Madugalle could be related to the uneven bounce that resulted in a couple of nasty blows, according to a Cricket Australia (CA) statement.
  • Two wins to go top is a ‘lovely thought’ says Steven Gerrard

    Two wins to go top is a ‘lovely thought’ says Steven Gerrard

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    The summer signing from Hearts came off the bench and his physical presence unsettled the home defence; now Gerrard anticipates similar showings from the 31-year-old in the months to come. Before that, it is Neil Lennon and his unsafe if unpredictable side at Ibrox and should there be a home win this afternoon and at the weekend, Rangers will go into 2019 top of the Premiership .
  • Baker Mayfield stares down Hue Jackson as Cleveland Browns knock off Bengals

    Baker Mayfield stares down Hue Jackson as Cleveland Browns knock off Bengals

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    Mayfield completed 18-of-31 for 188 yards, two touchdowns and one interception as Cleveland improved to 6-7-1 with the win. That's cold , and also the best thing ever. Seriously, he was asked given the video evidence? Mayfield has defeated the Bengals twice with Jackson on the sideline. Jackson posted a 3-36-1 record in three seasons with the Browns before being relieved.
  • Carl Frampton refuses to rule out retirement after defeat to Josh Warrington

    Carl Frampton refuses to rule out retirement after defeat to Josh Warrington

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    Josh is very strong'. "There were times throughout [Saturday] where it's been an emotional roller coaster, thinking "am I at this level?' But then I think 'don't be daft". "He won the fight fair and square". But the way Warrington closed the gap between him and Frampton in those exchanges was key in the fight. A pass for Warrington Frampton will cost £19.95.
  • BCCI Confirms Availability Of Jadeja For Melbourne Test

    BCCI Confirms Availability Of Jadeja For Melbourne Test

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    Clearing the doubts about Jadeja's injury, BCCI said, "Jadeja complained of a left shoulder discomfort after prolonged bowling spells during the 2018, West Indies ODI series". "In a perfectly balanced side you'll have someone who can bowl some overs so Mitch becomes an attractive commodity on a wicket probably unlike Adelaide and Perth", he said, where the surface offered fast bowlers plenty of opportunities.
  • Rockets to sign G Rivers

    Rockets to sign G Rivers

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    He became an unrestricted free agent after clearing waivers. The Rockets are having a hard season, having already lost 15 games. Somewhere like the Rockets with James Harden . So the best location for him is where someone else will be handling the ball next to him. Rivers appeared in 29 games for Washington, averaging 7.2 points while shooting 39 percent from the field.