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India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI scoreboard

Mohali, Dec 13 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the second One-Day International (ODI) played between India and Sri Lanka at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Wednesday. India Innings: Rohit Sharma not out 208 Shikhar Dhawan c Lahiru Thirimanne b Sachith Pathirana 68 Shreyas Iyer c (sub)C Chaturanga de Silva b Thisara Perera 88

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Jharkhand Assembly disrupted over kissing event, other issues

Ranchi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Jharkhand Assembly saw repeated disruptions on Wednesday over various issues, including the ruling BJP's demand that the house take up the kissing event organised by a JMM legislator, and was finally adjourned for the day without much business. Bharatiya Janata Party members stood up at their seats and demanded a discussion on the kissing competition of tribal c...

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Sri Lanka win toss, opt to field in 2nd ODI

Mohali, Dec 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera won the toss and elected to field in the second One-day International against India at the Punjab Cricket Association's I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Wednesday. After the seven-wicket loss in the Dharamsala opener on Sunday, India made one change in their playing XI by handing a debut to teenaged all-rounder Washington Sundar in place ...

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New Mayor promises to revamp Agra

Agra, Dec 12 (IANS) The new Mayor of Agra on Tuesday pledged to do everything to change the profile of the Taj Mahal city. Navin Jain of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said this after taking oath of office as Mayor at a well-attended function on the Agra College ground in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma. Besides Jain, 100 corporators were also ...

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India aim to bounce back in second ODI vs Sri Lanka

Mohali, Dec 12 (IANS) Still licking their wounds after the humiliation in Dharamsala, India will be aiming to roar back when they face a rejuvenated Sri Lanka in the do-or-die second One-day International (ODI) at the Punjab Cricket Association's I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Wednesday. The embarrassing seven-wicket loss in Sunday's opener of the three-match rubber was not only an eye-open...

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Delhi to host dance, music, theatre carnival in February

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) A blend of orchestra, electronic dance music (EDM) and hip hop performances by international and homegrown artistes is set to enthrall people here at Navrasa Duende Global Carnival from February 23 to 25. The three-day carnival will feature an array of musical, dance and theatrical performances along with events dedicated to literature, architecture and spiritual...

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Man kills mother, brother over land dispute in Bihar

Patna, Dec 10 (IANS) A man killed his mother and brother and seriously injured another brother owing to a dispute over ancestral land in Bihar's Arwal district on Sunday, police said. Krishna killed his mother Malti Devi, 65, and brother Dinesh Sah, 30, in Pondil village in Kurtha police station jurisdiction with a sharp iron rod. Pondil police station incharge Lakhmi Narain Sudhanshu sa...

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Sri Lanka thrash India in first ODI

Dharamsala, Dec 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka dominated with both bat and ball to outclass India by seven wickets in the first One-day International (ODI) at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. After opting to field, Sri Lanka rode on career best figures of 4/13 from pacer Suranga Lakmal to restrict India to a lowly total of 112 runs. The right-arm seamer's previous be...

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Lakmal helps Sri Lanka dismiss India for 112 in first ODI

Dharamsala, Dec 10 (IANS) Medium-pacer Suranga Lakmal took a four-wicket haul as Sri Lanka dismissed India for a paltry 112 runs in the first One-Day International (ODI) at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. The 30-year-old returned his best bowling figures (4/13) in ODI cricket to stun the Indian batting. The right-arm seamer's previous best of 4/30 was aga...

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Sri Lanka opt to field against India in first ODI

Dharamsala, Dec 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka's new captain Thisara Perera won the toss and opted to bowl against India in the first One-Day International (ODI) match at the HPCA Stadium here on Sunday. For India, Rohit Sharma will also make his captaincy debut in the absence of Virat Kohli, who has been rested for the three ODIs and three Twenty Internationals against the Islanders. Mumba...

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Washington Sundar to replace injured Kedar Jadhav for Sri Lanka ODIs

Dharamsala, Dec 9 (IANS) Teenaged all-rounder Washington Sundar was on Saturday drafted into the India squad replacing injured Kedar Jadhav for the three-match One-day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka, starting here on Sunday. Jadhav suffered a hamstring injury during training at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday, following which the Tamil Nadu a...

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India look to extend dominance over Sri Lanka in ODIs

Dharamsala, Dec 9 (IANS) India will aim to extend their dominance sans regular skipper Virat Kohli when they face Sri Lanka in the opener of the three-match One-day International rubber at the HPCA Stadium here on Sunday. Kohli had asked for a break ahead of the challenging tour to South Africa later this month and, in his absence, vice captain Rohit Sharma will take over the reins of th...

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Hardik's closest aide ditches him on eve of first round of polls

Gandhinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) In a sudden jolt to the Patidar agitation and its leader Hardik Patel on the eve of the first round of polling in the Gujarat assembly elections, his closest aide Dinesh Bambhania resigned from the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) on Friday. Bambhania, who had been a convener of PAAS since its inception in July 2015 and also faces sedition charges, asked Har...

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Only NSG, CISF to handle VVIP security: Home Ministry

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has relieved the paramilitary forces CRPF and ITBP from VVIP protection and given the responsibility to their sister agencies CISF and NSG that are already in the job for long, an official said. The ministry order, issued on November 23, said the decision was taken after a review of personal protection duties of VVIPS. As per the o...

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'Over half of Mumbai varsity buildings without civic body clearance'

Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) As many as 36 out of the 61 buildings of the University of Mumbai at its Kalina Campus are in regular use without the mandatory Occupation Certificate (OC) issued by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation, rendering them technically illegal, an RTI reply has revealed. The Kalina Campus at Santacruz east, close to the Mumbai Airport, came up between 1975-2016 in a bid...

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Kohli inches closer to Ponting's record in ICC rankings

Dubai, Dec 7 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli's prolific run with the willow has helped him jump three spots to the second position in the latest ICC Test Rankings released on Thursday and inch closer to match Australian legend Ricky Ponting's record of holding the top spot across all the three formats at the same time. Former Australia captain Ponting is the only batsman to have topped ...

9 days ago
Dhananjaya, Roshen performed in tough conditions: Chandimal

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal on Wednesday heaped praise on centurion Dhananjaya de Silva and debutant Roshen Silva for helping the team salvage a draw in the third and final Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here. Dhananjaya (119 retd hurt) and Roshen (74 not out) played vital knocks to salvage a draw in the final Test against India here. Dhananjaya coul...

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India register ninth straight series win after drawing Kotla Test

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India registered a record ninth straight series win after drawing the pollution-marred third and final Test against Sri Lanka at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Wednesday. Chasing an improbable 410, a defiant Sri Lanka rode on Dhananjaya de Silva's third Test century and debutant Roshen Silva's unbeaten half century to score 299/5, before both the captains decided to...

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Third Test: India vs Sri Lanka Day 5 scorecard

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the fifth and final day of India vs Sri Lanka third Test played at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Wednesday. Sri Lanka (second innings) Dimuth Karunaratnec Saha b Ravindra Jadeja13 Sadeera Samarawickramac A Rahane b Shami5 Dhananjaya de Silvaretd hurt119 Suranga Lakmalb Ravindra Jadeja0 Angelo Ma...

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De Silva's defiant ton keeps Sri Lanka alive in Kotla Test

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Dhananjaya de Silva's third Test century kept alive Sri Lanka's hopes of salvaging a draw as the islanders reached 226/5 at tea on the final day of the third Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Wednesday. De Silva (119), however walked off the field, immediately after reaching the milestone after suffering a glute muscle injury, leaving debutant Roshen Silva (38)...

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