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Novak Djokovic Into Fourth Final Of Season In Tel Aviv

Novak Djokovic reacts after winning the men's singles semifinal match in Tel Aviv on Saturday.© AFPNovak Djokovic reached his fourth final of 2022 on Saturday when he defeated Roman Safiullin in straight sets in the Tel Aviv semi-finals. The 35-year-old Djokovic triumphed 6-1, 7-6 (7/3) and will look to win his third title of the season, and 89th of his career, when he tackles either Croatia's Marin Cilic or Constant Lestienne of France in Sunday's final. Former world number one Djokovic raced to a 5-0 lead on his way to capturing the opening set in just 23 minutes without facing a break point.However, Safiullin, the world number 104 bidding to make an ATP final for the first time, was far more competitive in the second set.He had two break points which Djokovic saved in the sixth gam...
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IND vs SA: India Look To Address Death Bowling Concerns In Final Tune-Up Ahead Of T20 World Cup

India will be looking to round off their T20 World Cup preparation with a marked improvement in their death bowling besides providing crucial game time to its untested players in the three-match series against South Africa, beginning here on Wednesday. India skipper Rohit Sharma, expectedly, singled out death bowling as an area that requires improvement following the series win over Australia.The hosts will be without two of their key bowlers, Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumarwho have been rested ahead of the ICC event next month.Mohammad Shamiwho is one of the World Cup reserves, is yet to recover from COVID-19 and will be missing the three games against the Proteas after being unavailable for the rubber against Australia.Harshal Patel did not have the best of times in his comeback ...
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Ajinkya Rahane Sends Yashasvi Jaiswal Off For Disciplinary Issues In Duleep Trophy. Watch Final

Rahane sent Jaiswal off the field for disciplinary issues© TwitterThe fifth and final day of the Duleep Trophy final between West Zone and South Zone saw some drama unfolding in the middle as West Zone captain Ajinkya Rahane sent young opening batter Yashasvi Jaiswal off the field due to disciplinary issues. The entire episode unfolded as Jaiswal was having a regular go at South Zone batter T Ravi Teja, Both players kept on having a go at each other, and finally the umpires decided to have a word with Rahane.During the 50th over of the final innings, Jaiswal and Ravi Teja engaged in a verbal exchange. Rahane quickly charged to pacify the situation. The experienced player was seen having a word with Jaiswal.But Jaiswal still kept on having a go at Teja, and then Rahane decided to sen...
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Duleep Trophy Final: West Zone Close In On Win As South Zone Crumble To 156/6

West Zone closed in on a memorable come-from-behind victory as they took out the South Zone top and middle-order after setting them an improbable victory target of 529 in the Duleep Trophy final here on Saturday. Reeling at 156 for six at stumps on the fourth and penultimate day, South Zone were staring at a heavy defeat as they trailed by 375 runs. West Zone put up a mammoth 585 for four in their second innings after conceding a 57-run first-innings lead to their opponents.Prolific run-scorer Sarfaraz Khan recorded a fine, unbeaten century (127 off 178 balls) to continue West's charge after overnight double centurion Yashavi Jaiswal was dismissed for 265 at the SNR College Cricket Ground.At the end of third day's play, West Zone were 376 for three and Jaiswal was batting on 209 off 2...
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Sreesanth Explains Why Dhoni Gave Joginder Last Over In 2007 T20 World Cup Final

India celebrate after winning the 2007 T20 World Cup.© TwitterSaturday marks the 15th anniversary of India lifting the 2007 T20 World Cup title. The MS Dhoni-led team beat Pakistan in a thrilling final in Johannesburg to win the maiden T20 World Cup. The match went down to the final over and MS Dhoni turned to the relatively unknown Joginder Sharma, The pacer went on to dismiss Misbah-ul-Haq to win the match for India, and sreesanthwho took the all-important catch of Misbah, revealed why Dhoni opted for Joginder to bowl the final over."Dhoni bhai takes decisions like that and Dhoni bhai knows Jogi bhai very well," Sreesanth told Star Sports."Lot of people don't know that we used to play for Indian Airlines. Dhoni bhai, me, Yuvi paa, Bhajju paa, we all used to play for Indian Airlines...
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Julius Baer Generation Cup: Indian Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi To Meet Magnus Carlsen In Final

Julius Baer Generation Cup: File photo of Arjun ErigaisiYoung Indian Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi got the better of Liem Quang Le (Vietnam) to set up a final clash with world no.1 Magnus Carlsen in the Julius Baer Generation Cup online rapid chess tournament. While the 19-year old Erigaisi had to fight hard to subdue the challenge of his Vietnamese rival, Carlsen won 3-1. In the Erigaisi-Liem Le match, the first game ended in a draw before the Indian won the second to go ahead. A draw followed in the third before the Vietnam player drew level with a 32-move victory.However, in the tie-breaker, it was Erigaisi all the way as he won two straight games to book a spot in the final, to be played Carlsen was made to work hard for his passage into the final by the Keymer. The German teenager...
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Laver Cup 2022, Roger Federer And Rafael Nadal vs Jack Sock And Frances Tiafoe LIVE: Roger Federer Prepares For Final Match

Laver Cup 2022, Federer & Nadal vs Sock & Tiafoe DOUBLES match LIVE© AFPLaver Cup 2022 Live Updates: Tennis legend Roger Federer is set to play his final professional match when he and long-time rival Rafael Nadal take on Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe in a doubles match in the Laver Cup. Federer had announced last week the Laver Cup would be his final professional tournament. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, dogged by a knee injury, has not played since the 2021 Wimbledon quarter-finals and last week announced his retirement at the age of 41. The Swiss great has enjoyed a storied rivalry with the Spaniard over nearly two Decades and together they have won 42 Grand Slam singles titles in a golden era for the men's game. The pair played 40 times, including in nine Grand Slam finals, wit...
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Duleep Trophy Final: Yashasvi Jaiswal Scores Double-Century To Bring West Zone Back In Game

Young opener Yashasvi Jaiswal smashed his way to a double hundred in just about two-and-half sessions as West Zone took control of proceedings despite South's 57-run first innings lead on the third day of the Duleep Trophy final in Coimbatore. At the end of third day's play, West Zone were 376 for 3, courtesy Jaiswal's unbeaten 209 off 244 balls that had 23 boundaries and three sixes. West now have a lead of 319 runs and even if they declare at lunch on Day four, they will have five full sessions to force an outright victory although the track is getting easier for batting with no wear and tear.For South, it will be about batting out in the fourth innings and winning the trophy by virtue of first innings lead.Jaiswal had a 169-run third wicket stand with Shreyas Iyer (71) and another ...
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Duleep Trophy Final, Day 2: Babar Indrajith Hits Ton As South Zone Take First Innings Lead vs West Zone

Baba Indrajith's scintillating hundred and Krishnappa Gowtham's rearguard 43 took South Zone past West Zone's first-innings total on an interesting second day of the Duleep Trophy final. Indrajith's 118 off 125 balls, along with contributions from Manish Pandey (48) and Gowtham (43 off 55 balls), ensured that South finished the second day on 318 for seven -- 48 runs clear of West Zone's first innings score of 270.The match did turn out to be interesting when South were in a spot at 243 for six, but all-rounders Gowtham and T Ravi Teja (26) added 63 for the seventh wicket in just 16.2 overs, and in the process, surpassed West's total .However, with the final being a five-day affair South are still some distance away from ensuring a healthy lead, which might not happen with only Teja rem...
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Roger Federer Teams Up With Rafael Nadal At Laver Cup For Final Match

Roger Federer will team up with long-time rival Rafael Nadal at Laver Cup.© AFPRoger Federer will team up with long-time rival Rafael Nadal for the final match of his glittering career, Laver Cup organizers announced on Thursday.The 20-time Grand Slam champion will play doubles with the Spaniard, who has won 22 majors, at the O2 arena in London on Friday.Federer, whose most recent competitive match was a loss to Hubert Hurkacz in last year's Wimbledon quarter-finals, has been struggling with a knee problem.PromotedThe Laver Cup is a team competition that pits Team Europe against Team World.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)Topics mentioned in this article Source link