Agarwal, Vihari, Jadeja among runs on final day of warm-up game

Mayank Agarwal and Hanuma Vihari spent some valuable time in the middle while Ravindra Jadeja scored his second fifty of the game on the final day of India’s warm-up match against County XI on Thursday. After bowling out County XI for 220 on day two, Agarwal (47 off 81) and Cheteshwar Pujara (38 off 58), opened India’s second innings on day three. The duo shared an 87-run stand which ended when Agarwal charged down the wicket to off-spinner Jack Carson only to be caught at mid-on by fellow India teammate…

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Mets takeaways from Monday’s win over Reds, including a stunning seven home runs

Pete Alonso in dugout The Mets went up 3-0, fell behind 7-3, then went ahead 9-8 late on James McCann‘s two-run home run in the eighth. After a third blown save by Edwin Diaz in the ninth, the Mets scored six runs between two extra innings to win 15-11. Here are the takeaways from the game: 1. It was a bad day to bet the under. In the top of the first, it was 3-0 three batters in thanks to a single by Brandon Nimmo and homers by Pete Alonso…

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SL vs IND: Shikhar Dhawan 10th Indian To Score 6,000 ODI Runs, Also Completes 10,000 Runs As Opener In International Cricket

India’s stand-in white-ball captain Shikhar Dhawan brought up 6000 ODI runs on Sunday. As a result, he is now the 10th Indian batsman to do so in the 50-over format. He achieved the feat in the ongoing first ODI of the three-match series against Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, MS Dhoni, Mohammed Azharuddin, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag are the other nine batsmen who have scored more than 6000 runs in the ODI format. He…

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Ireland vs South Africa 3rd ODI: South Africa Beat Ireland By 70 Runs As Series Ends 1-1

Janneman Malan scored a mammoth 177 not out against Ireland in the 3rd ODI.© Twitter South Africa overpowered Ireland by 70 runs in the third one-day international at Malahide on Friday to end the series all level at 1-1. Ireland were eyeing their first ODI campaign success against a top eight nation after a 43-run win on Tuesday put them 1-0 up following a washed out opener. But Janneman Malan’s career-best 177 not out was the centrepiece of the Proteas’ imposing 346-4 on Friday. Together with Quinton de…

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West Indies vs Australia: Mitchell Starc Defends 10 Runs In Final Over Against Andre Russell. Watch

Australia’s veteran fast bowler Mitchell Starcgot a big roar during the fourth T20I against the West Indies, where his team won by four runs. Starc has defended 10 runs in the last over against one of the fiercest T20 batsman in the world — Andre Russell. The West Indies needed 11 runs to win in the last over after Riley Meredith conceded 25 runs in the 19th over of the Windies inning. Captain Aaron Finch threw the ball to Starc who had an expensive outing in the series till then…

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Lightning’s connection to Canadiens runs deep ahead of Stanley Cup Final

TAMPA, Fla. — When Julien BriseBois first started working for the Montreal Canadiens, they gave him an office next to the one Jean Beliveau kept at the Bell Centre. The early days of his hockey career were shaped by the organization’s alumni. BriseBois was raised in the Montreal suburb of Greenfield Park and got hired by the team as a 24-year-old lawyer in 2001, leaning heavily on the experiences of Bob Gainey, Guy Carbonneau, Rick Green, Roland Melanson, Pierre Mondou and Rejean Houle. “I was learning a lot more than…

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WTC Final: India aim to bat and have back-up runs on final day, says Shami

India would set New Zealand a target only after getting enough “back-up runs” on the final day of the World Test Championship Final, senior pacer Mohammed Shami said on Tuesday, hinting that the team would adopt a ‘safety first’ approach. India were 64 for 2 at stumps on the fifth day with a 32-run lead. Skipper Virat Kohli and seasoned Cheteshwar Pujara were at the crease. “We have lost a lot of time due to rain. So there is no discussion as such, on a total. We have just started…

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World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Japan, Australia extend runs; Kyrgyzstan without a keeper

While players from Japan, Australia and Syria were extending winning streaks, a defender from Kyrgyzstan was having some difficulty handling a new assignment in Asian qualifying for the 2022 World Cup. Kyrgyzstan was forced to play a second-round qualifier with a defender in goal on Monday because all three of the national team’s goalkeepers were self-isolating following a COVID-19 outbreak. Aizar Akmatov instead played between the posts, allowing one goal in a 1-0 loss in Group F to Mongolia, which is ranked 192nd of FIFA’s 211 teams. Oyunbaataryn Mijiddorj scored…

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