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World Cup 2019: England crush Afghanistan by 150 runs, top points table

World Cup 2019: England crush Afghanistan by 150 runs, top points table

SUMMARY: pic.twitter.com/wsVUlF6oBp — Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 18, 2019Toss: England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bat first.

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All out for 6! Mali record lowest ever total in women’s T20Is

All out for 6! Mali record lowest ever total in women’s T20Is

SUMMARY: Rwanda bowled out Mali for six runs, the lowest total in a women’s T20 International, in the Kwibuka Women’s tournament in Kigali City on Tuesday.

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Yuvraj Singh seeks BCCI’s nod for participation in overseas T20 leagues

Yuvraj Singh seeks BCCI’s nod for participation in overseas T20 leagues

SUMMARY: Yuvraj Singh, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, has written to the BCCI seeking its permission to play in T20 leagues around the world.

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Rashid Khan trolled for most expensive World Cup spell, cricketers come to his defence

Rashid Khan trolled for most expensive World Cup spell, cricketers come to his defence

SUMMARY: Iceland Cricket, the Twitter handle which has taken the world of cricket by storm over the last two years, was one of many who trolled Rashid Khan.

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BCCI turns down Afghanistan’s request to host T20 league in India

BCCI turns down Afghanistan’s request to host T20 league in India

SUMMARY: The BCCI has turned down Afghanistan Cricket Board’s request to host its T20 league in India.

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Badminton Rankings: Kidambi Srikanth only Indian in top 10; PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal fall

Badminton Rankings: Kidambi Srikanth only Indian in top 10; PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal fall

SUMMARY: The World Tour will begin again next month with the Canada Open Super 100 (July 2-7), followed by US Open Super 300 (July 9-14), Indonesia Open Super 1000 (July 16-21), Russian Open Super 100 (July 16-21), Japan Open Super 750 (July 23-28) and Thailand Open Super 500 (July 30- August 4).

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Gulbadin Naib tries to obstruct Eoin Morgan’s way to get him run out

Gulbadin Naib tries to obstruct Eoin Morgan’s way to get him run out

SUMMARY: At this point, Naib stretched out his hands and seemed to try to obstruct Morgan’s way, almost as if to give fielder Najibullah Zadran time to come in and run Morgan out.

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Eoin Morgan blasts record 17 sixes, slams fourth fastest World Cup century

Eoin Morgan blasts record 17 sixes, slams fourth fastest World Cup century

SUMMARY: Advertising# Morgan hit 17 sixes in his innings, also breaking the record for the most number of sixes by a batsman in an ODI innings.

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Watch: Gulbadin Naib takes stunning catch of own bowling to dismiss Jonny Bairstow

Watch: Gulbadin Naib takes stunning catch of own bowling to dismiss Jonny Bairstow

SUMMARY: AdvertisingNaib provided a much-need breakthrough to his team, getting Bairstow out for 90, ten runs short of his maiden World Cup century.

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Former UEFA chief Michel Platini arrested in Qatar World Cup probe

Former UEFA chief Michel Platini arrested in Qatar World Cup probe

SUMMARY: Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters.

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Emotions run high at Fenway as 3 ejected

Emotions run high at Fenway as 3 ejected

SUMMARY: While Cora yelled at both umpires, Benintendi continued to bark from the top step of the dugout.

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Virat Kohli remains sole Indian in Forbes list of highest-paid athletes

Virat Kohli remains sole Indian in Forbes list of highest-paid athletes

SUMMARY: Star cricketer Virat Kohli remains the sole Indian in the Forbes list of world’s highest-paid athletes with estimated annual earnings of $25 million.

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UFC fighter sues after crane collapses into home

UFC fighter sues after crane collapses into home

SUMMARY: Chiasson won "The Ultimate Fighter 28" in November at featherweight and is 3-0 in the UFC with three finishes.

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reserve days logistically impossible, says ICC CEO - The Hindu

reserve days logistically impossible, says ICC CEO - The Hindu

SUMMARY: There have been whispers about the need for reserve days even for the round-robin league fixtures but the International Cricket Council’s chief executive Dave Richardson, through a statement, clarified that logistically it is impossible.

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USWNT breaks scoring record against Thailand

USWNT breaks scoring record against Thailand

SUMMARY: It was a night that records tumbled as Thailand suffered the heaviest defeat in World Cup history.

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India sweats over Dhawan’s fitness - The Hindu

India sweats over Dhawan’s fitness - The Hindu

SUMMARY: Later Virat Kohli was asked about Dhawan’s injury and the skipper replied: “I am not too sure at the moment.

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U.S. women make opening statement with record rout of Thailand

U.S. women make opening statement with record rout of Thailand

SUMMARY: The kids are all rightplay 1:05 Lavelle: USWNT made a statement in World Cup opener Midfielder Rose Lavelle reflects on the USWNT's record start to the Women's World Cup following their 13-goal win over Thailand.

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New-look Raiders to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'

New-look Raiders to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'

SUMMARY: The other candidates for "Hard Knocks" this year were the San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants, Detroit Lions and Washington.

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United States vs. Thailand

United States vs. Thailand

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Rain plays on captains’ minds ahead of Australia-Pakistan clash - The Hindu

Rain plays on captains’ minds ahead of Australia-Pakistan clash - The Hindu

SUMMARY: Australia captain Aaron Finch hopes the holder doesn’t become the latest World Cup team to be derailed by bad weather.

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