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Last updated: Sunday, November 29, 2015 3:42:04 PM

Poor pitches will kill Indian cricket (Column: Just Sport)
After seeing the pitches resembling cart-tracks for the India-South Africa Test series, the International Cricket Council (ICC) may seriously consider doing away with the toss and giving the visiting teams the option of batting first in the sub-continent.

Friday, November 27, 2015 6:56:05 PM

AFC backs Shaikh Salman for FIFA presidency
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa's campaign to become the next FIFA president was unanimously supported by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee meeting here on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 6:26:05 PM

Maruti Suzuki announces association with Indian Aces in IPTL
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Carmaker Maruti Suzuki announced its brand S-Cross' association with International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) franchise Micromax Indian Aces on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 5:28:04 PM

Was playing the ball on its merit: Pant
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian under-19 opener Rishabh Pant who blasted his way to a match-winning knock of 118 runs against Afghanistan in a tri-series game here on Friday said he was not trying to do anything special and played the ball on its merit.

Friday, November 27, 2015 5:08:04 PM

Golfer Shweta pips Vani, Gursimar in playoff
Jaipur, Nov 27 (IANS) Pune's Shweta Galande held her nerve to pip Gursimar Badwal and Vani Kapoor in a thrilling three-way playoff on the ninth hole to win the season-ending Rs.5 lakh 18th leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour at the Rambagh Golf Club here on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 5:00:04 PM

Orchard replaces injured Whetton in Australian hockey team
Raipur, Nov 27 (IANS) Australia were forced to bring about another change to their squad for the Hockey World League (HWL) Final, as they replaced forward Jake Whetton with Simon Orchard here on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 4:54:05 PM

Amla disappointed at losing Test series to India
Nagpur, Nov 27 (IANS) South Africa skipper Hashim Amla was very disappointed at losing the third Test as well as the series to India here on Friday, adding that they should be fighting "honourably".

Friday, November 27, 2015 4:32:04 PM

Pant helps India beat Afghanistan by 104 runs in U-19 tri-series
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) A dominant batting performance by opener Rishabh Pant (118) backed by equally disciplined leg-spin bowling from Zeeshan Ansari (5/37) helped India beat Afghanistan by 104 runs in a U-19 cricket tri-series at the Jadavpur University ground here on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 4:30:04 PM

Ashwin shines as India clinch series with third Test win
Nagpur, Nov 27 (IANS) India rode on a superb performance from off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin to beat South Africa by 124 runs in the third Test and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 4:30:03 PM

Ashwin best spinner in world cricket currently: Kohli
Nagpur, Nov 27 (IANS) Elated with the series-win over South Africa, India skipper Virat Kohli lauded his team, especially off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin who clinched a match-winning 12 wickets in the third Test which ended in a 124-run victory for the home side here on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 4:28:04 PM

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