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That makes him the most expensive bowler in the India squad over the four matches and has prompted questions over whether they might recall specialist seamers such as Umesh Yadav or Mohammed Shami for the final in his place. A local paper called it a match between the imperial might of India versus Pakistan's rag-tag band of rebels. - This will be the fifth time these sides will have faced off in the Champions Trophy; the record is now balanced with two victories apiece.
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    Even though this particular Finals didn't go the way LeBron James probably hoped it would, it only solidified The King's status as one of the game's all-time greats. Durant told Simmons the most surprising text he got after the victory was from his high-school girlfriend. "The Pittsburgh Penguins would never turn down a visit to the White House and, if invited, we would go as a team", David Morehouse said Tuesday in a prepared statement obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  • US Open - the story of the third round

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    Of the group, it was Casey who had the wildest day . He recovered to drain a 13-foot birdie putt on the par-three 13th, but thereafter was unable to build any momentum over the remainder of the opening nine holes. I wish he was calling it just to hear what he would have said. "It was downwind to where I knew if I hit it solid, I could definitely get it there". With the likes of Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy , Jason Day and Jordan Spieth missing the cut at the U.S.
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    Admittedly it wasn't a day for wings to shine but not once did the Welshman cause the slightest alarm in the Maori defence and if North appears in the Lions' starting team next Saturday the loudest cheers will come from those in black. Nehe Milner-Skudder hacked on and Liam Messam finished. He is carrying a quad injury - though Halfpenny can take over kicking duties - but it would be a bold decision to consider leaving him out.
  • Draymond Green makes fun of Cavaliers during parade

    Draymond Green makes fun of Cavaliers during parade

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    I have been at pains to tell people that these match-ups are overrated. LeBron James has made it clear that he's chasing the ghost of Michael Jordan . Golden State won the series in five games and Green displayed a shirt that said "Quickie" with the Quicken Loans symbol. With another player, especially one of Iguodala's caliber, Kerr's decision could have caused problems - or at least some drama.
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    Hamilton, still fresh from sealing the 65th pole position of his career which drew him level with the tally of his boyhood hero Ayrton Senna, said: "It has been an incredible weekend and I couldn't be happier". While the Mercedes pair streeted the field it was a stellar drive from Ricciardo, who managed to make his way onto the podium for a third straight race after starting in sixth.
  • Four-way tie at Erin Hills

    Four-way tie at Erin Hills

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    Fleetwood was poised to take the lead until his pitch to the 18th wasn't strong enough and his next shot went beyond the flag and down the slope some 70 feet away. "I'm looking forward to hearing about that when I get back to the house since J.T. and I are staying together", said Fowler. "I'm going to enjoy my time tonight with my little girl and my wife".
  • Logjam: Casey, 3 others tied at the top in US Open

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    Wisconsin's other representative in the tournament, 23-year-old Jordan Niebrugge of Mequon, also made the cut after matching Stricker with rounds of 73 and 72. And I feel, even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, these last two rounds will serve me well going into the summer. "I just get a little shaky and jittery on putts and that's what happened on 15".
  • Rain reduces India-Pakistan clash to 48 overs per side

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    His opening partnership of 136 runs with Rohit Sharma , who scored 91 from 119 balls, put India in the driver's seat. Pakistan's target at the start of their innings was 324 runs in 48 overs under the Duckworth-Lewis method, but this became 289 in 41 after play was again interrupted by rain.
  • Justin Thomas shoots record-equalling 63 at US Open

    Justin Thomas shoots record-equalling 63 at US Open

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    Also playing in the afternoon was Dustin Johnson , the defending champion and No. 1 player in the world, who opened with a 75. Koepka's four-under 68 kept him in the hunt to win a first major, having recorded three top-five finishes previously.
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    The Latvian turned 20 on Thursday and Marion Bartoli led the Court Philippe Chatrier crowd in singing "Happy Birthday", in French, to Ostapenko moments after her victory. 1 in the Race to Singapore next week and No. "She's putting everything back", Pliskova said. Halep reunited with Cahill in Madrid after the Adelaide mentor walked away following her mid-match emotion in Miami.
  • Birmingham win will not have any relevance: Kohli

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    This year's ICC Champions Trophy final will be contested by two of the fierce rivals in cricket. Earlier, it used to be Shoaib (Akhtar) and Umar Gul vs us and now Amir is their best bowler. India and Pakistan have met each other on four occasions in Champions Trophy and have won two matches each. The South African captain, who plays alongside Kohli for the Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the Indian Premier League , revealed that the "outstanding cricketer" is someone who is ...
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    We have changed nothing from the first day we came here, honestly". You can also check out Cricketnext's Champions Trophy 2017 LIVE blog for all the latest action from the match including live scores, ball-by-ball commentary and analysis.
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    Ramsey showed wonderful composure and audacity to chip the penalty in a passable imitation of Antonin Panenka's famous effort for Czechoslovakia at the same stadium back in 1976. In the stadium where Antonin Panenka first produced that nonchalant chipped spot-kick, in the 1976 European Championship final for Czechoslovakia against West Germany, Ramsey showed nerves of steel to deliver his own version.
  • Fowler ready to break major duck

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    Fowler and Thomas are staying in a house together this week, so they will have plenty to talk about Saturday night as the two young Americans try to burst out of the pack. The last six majors have crowned first-time champions and that trend looks poised to continue at Erin Hills where you have to look way down the leaderboard to 19th before finding a major victor in U.S.
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    Instead of the overly cautious approach that normally prevails at most U.S. Opens, anyone thinking about holding the trophy will need to compile a barrage of birdies to have any chance. English says "They want par to be a good score, and this afternoon it will be". "It could change in a heartbeat". His second shot drifted off the fairway, and his third was over the green in the fescue.
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    Jonathan Sexton of the British & Irish Lions kicks to restart the match between the Maori All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Rotorua International Stadium in Rotorua , New Zealand . While he has his own selection concerns in the next week, Sexton was pleased with the Lions' collective performance against the Māori All Blacks .
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    Klay Thompson , he was just supposed to be this okay shooter in the league , like that's what you thought of Klay Thompson when he came in. "And I know he wants to be here and we want him here". "I don't believe in that". "So we knew this team was beatable, we knew we can play better, and [Game 4] is the result you get when we play at our best".
  • America's Cup 2017: Wednesday's Semi-Finals Postponed Because Of High Winds

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    Burling had a control issue at the start of the opening race of the day, conceding a clear start to BAR but once he got the boat to top speed he passed Ben Ainslie's boat to take a 4-1 lead. "It's been an up-and-down road but it's nice to be hitting a bit of form", Outteridge said. He said the crew will review video to see what precisely went wrong.
  • Kohli calm ahead of India-Pakistan final

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    Two days later, again in the Welsh capital, Pakistan produced a brilliant all-round display to hammer previously unbeaten tournament hosts England by eight wickets in a lopsided semi-final. Pakistan have been badly bruised against India this series in their opening group stage match, having lost the game by 124 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method.
  • Thomas has record nine-under, Harman grabs US Open lead

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    Open record and broke another. On a wild and wonderful day of scoring, Justin Thomas signed for a 63 - a round of nine-under - that constituted the lowest ever round to par in the championship's long and celebrated history. Royal Oaks pro emeritus Smith also taught Leonard, as well as 2007 U.S. Amateur champion Colt Knost. Yet Johnson was forced to bide his time for the next six holes, unable to convert the few birdie chances that came his way.
  • Champions Trophy Finals: High voltage match between India & Pakistan tomorrow

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    What augurs well for Pakistan is their form since they lost the first group game to India . The right-handed Rohit struck a superb unbeaten 123 to propel India to a convincing nine-wicket win. India , with skipper and star batsman Virat Kohli heading the tournament batting averages with a stratospheric 253, are a formidable outfit. "Some teams might not have the best starts and come back amazingly, which Pakistan have done", Kohli said on the eve of the much-anticipated, high ...
  • US Open: Thomas tickled pink over his 63

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    Both golfers struggled to find the fairways and too often they were forced to hack it out of the waist-deep rough. On that occasion, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Hale Irwin and Ray Floyd shared the halfway lead, with Irwin going on to win the "Massacre at Winged Foot" on seven over par.
  • Thomas sets Open mark with 9-under 63; Harman leads

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    Justin Thomas is congratulated by his caddie after an eagle on 18 gave him a 9-under 63. Record scoring and constant movement at the top of the leaderboard is usually exactly what fans want from a golf tournament. "I was just happy that I was the one to take advantage of it today". When I get it going, I don't fear, like I used to. It was the second straight year McIlroy missed the cut at the U.S.
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    Nosotros lo vemos como un gran ejemplo porque es un deportista de elite y sabe concentrarse en lo que tiene que hacer", dijo el portero Rui Patricio . Porque México llegará con qué presumir: casi clasificado al Mundial , líder del Hexagonal , con 18 victorias, 4 empates y solo 2 derrotas en la era Osorio , además de un cuadro que poco a poco va convenciendo en las formas.
  • Pakistan mindset better for CT final after India loss: Arthur

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    After 1990, the other addition to this rush of blood has been youths engaging the security forces in clashes whenever Pakistan loses an event to India . "What we've produced after that doesn't come as any surprise, because that's how we trained, and that's what we worked at", Arthur told reporters at The Oval yesterday.
  • Seeking answers, Jordan Spieth struggles in 3rd round at US Open

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    The stats prove him right. It was more positive news for Leishman, who is the only Australian still alive in the tournament on 4-under through 36 holes following an even-par 72. No penalty was assessed, but after officials saw the video, they thought one might be called for. Niebrugge, Talor Gooch and Kevin Dougherty, who each played at Oklahoma State, were grouped together in the first two rounds.
  • LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers weren't overmatched in NBA Finals

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    The Warriors' victory on Monday night peaked with 29.5 million viewers and was an increase of 20 per cent from the 20.9 million who watched Game 5 previous year. "We want to keep this thing together and see how we can continue to keep getting better". It's hard to escape the feeling that the end result of this National Basketball Association season was inevitable, with more of the same on the way.
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    This marks the third straight year in which the Lakers will have the No.2 overall pick in the draft. "I really don't pay a lot of attention to it", Fultz told Philadelphia reporters Saturday night after working out for the 76ers. Colangelo, Brown, Eversley and Williams weren't there. Ball averaged 14.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 7.6 assists per game for the Bruins last season.
  • Sarfaraz vows to play 'attacking cricket' in clash against India

    Sarfaraz vows to play 'attacking cricket' in clash against India

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    On a day when the maximum temperature in London went upto 29 degree celsius and the level of humidity was also higher than the usual United Kingdom standard, players were left troubled by the technical fault. Kohli also gave an insight of how he prepares for a big match but pointed out that no player can dominate or fail against any rival everyday. De Villiers also admitted that he was impressed with Kohli's ability to score runs and maintain a strong captaincy record.
  • Thomas sets scoring record with 63 at US Open

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    Brooks Koepka bogeyed the par-3 sixth after hitting his tee shot near the grandstand and fell to 7 under. The course is probably nicer to play without the wind, but if it does blow, then you'll definitely have to play proper golf . World No.9 Rickie Fowler (68) is solo fifth, with Players Championship victor Si Woo Kim , from South Korea, a shot back in sixth after also carding a 68.
  • Brian Harman edges clear, Justin Thomas dazzles in US Open blitz

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    In the 116 previous U.S. Opens, only six players had ever reached 10-under par or better, never in the same tournament. With Johnson, McIlroy and Day all missing from the weekend action, all eyes will be on a clustered leaderboard which is dominated by players who have never won a major.
  • Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround

    Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround

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    On Aamer Sohail's disparaging remarks , Ahmed said the team was not thinking about what he said. We dissected India a lot before that game at Edgbaston but we've backtracked a bit on that. We have practiced the same way as we started the day we came here. "They have won all the matches except the one against Sri Lanka ", Pathan said in an exclusive conversation with ANI.
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    Spieth was at 4 over for the tournament 16 shots behind leader Brian Harman . Harman closed with two birdies and three tough pars for a 5-under 67 that gave him a one-shot lead at 12-under 204. Open experience, but Mike Davis and Co. have a decade's worth of traditional setups coming our way. "I'm not sure if it was the trousers", Thomas said.
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    Rickie Fowler , the first-round leader, is in a three-way tie at 6 under, followed by an eclectic mix of five golfers at 5 under. Schauffele's improbable time at the top has brought "just boatloads of support", he said. On No. 7 he sank a 15-footer. Behind the leading quartet, a logjam grouped eight players within two shots of the lead. The birdies started piling up as the round drew to a close.
  • Kohli turns off social media ahead of Pakistan clash

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    A match no fan on either side of the border will forget. It's a game played in the head. "But [now] on the biggest stage it is India v Pakistan ". India's dominance extended to the rest of their tournament run, where they scored a tournament-best 1098 runs en route to the final. Or will it be the slick, skilled side who hammered England by eight wickets in the semi-finals, with Hasan Ali, the competition's leading wicket-taker, spearheading a brilliant bowling effort as the previously ...
  • India favoured to beat Pakistan in final

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    However, while Kohli's India are seeking their own island of " calm " to facilitate decision-making under pressure, Pakistan are thriving on "excitement', according to Arthur, making their group strategies polar opposites."The guys are genuinely excited".
  • 'Young boy' Ronaldo is still hungry for glory after victory

    'Young boy' Ronaldo is still hungry for glory after victory

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    Mario Mandzukic's stunning strike cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener for Juventus to reach the break at 1-1. "This year was fantastic again, last year was wonderful too". "No one did it [defending the Champions League] and we did it so you can say today is a truly historic day for all Madrid fans, for myself, for the whole [Madrid] family", he said.
  • Five of the best UCL final goals before Mario Mandzukic's overhead kick

    Five of the best UCL final goals before Mario Mandzukic's overhead kick

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    Real Madrid dominated from here and while Juventus' heads were buried down, Marco Asensio put the final nail in the coffin as he converted Marcelo's cross. Madrid ran out 4-1 winners in the final at Cardiff's Principality Stadium but endured a tough first half with Juventus dominating the play until Croatian Modric took control of the game.