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Monday, May 16, 2022Rome champion Novak Djokovic delights in ‘sunshine double’

Novak Djokovic said his seven-year-old son Stefan had won his first tournament on the same day the Serb lifted his first crown in more than six months at the Italian Open, describing their success as a “sunshine double”.

Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-0 7-6(5) to triumph in Rome on Sunday, ensuring a perfect week for the world number one before the French Open starting on May 22, but the 2


Monday, May 16, 2022Our top-order should set up games for us: Rahul

Mumbai, May 16: Lucknow Super Giants skipper K L Rahul wants his top-order batters to up their game following their second consecutive loss in the Indian Premier League.

The 24-run loss to Rajasthan Royals on Sunday was LSG's first back-to-back defeat in the competition, denting their chances of finishing in the top-two.

They need to win their remaining game against Kolkata Knight Riders on


Friday, May 13, 2022Pat cummins to miss remainder of IPL due to hip injury

Australia test captain Pat Cummins has been ruled out of the remainder of the Kolkata Knight Riders’ Indian Premier League campaign due to a minor hip injury.

Following the match against Mumbai Indians in Tuesday, Cummins, who bagged 3-22, underwent an MRI on his right hip.

“I had an amazing time in India, and I would like to thank KKR for taking care of my family and me. I wish all the tea


Friday, May 13, 2022IPL 2022: In the coming time, I hope he plays for India, performs well, says Umran Malik's father

New Delhi, May 13: In the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), young Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Umran Malik has been one of the standout stars, bowling the fastest deliveries with his raw pace and earning praise from all quarters, with some experts calling for him to be fast-tracked into the India men's side.

In his second season of featuring in the IPL after making heads turn in


Thursday, May 12, 2022Chhattisgarh Ranji team captain booked in cheating case

An offence has been registered against the captain of Chhattisgarh’s Ranji Trophy team for allegedly getting a job in the office of principal accountant general audit in Raipur by submitting bogus documents, police said on Thursday.

The Vidhan Sabha police have registered a case against Harpreet Singh Bhatia (31), a resident of Balod district, for allegedly getting the job of auditor/accountan


Thursday, May 12, 2022‘All the work on batting is making a difference’: R Ashwin pleased with maiden T20 fifty

Playing his 104th innings in his 277th Twenty20 match, Ravichandran Ashwin scored his maiden half-century in the format for Rajasthan Royals against Delhi Capitals at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. After the game, Ashwin said it was pleasing to see that the work he had done on his batting was coming good.

Before the start of Indian Premier League 2022, Ashwin had an average of 1