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‘If they score 150, they would not be ahead’: Ex-India cricketer explains how WTC final can ‘turn in India’s favour’ | Cricket

The inaugural ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final between Virat Kohli’s India and Kane Williamson-led New Zealand seems to be heading towards a dreaded draw because of the poor weather conditions and heavy downpour in Southampton. New Zealand are currently playing their first innings and at stumps on Day 3, they reached 101/2 after bundling out India for a paltry ...

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Brazil passes half a million Covid-19 deaths, experts warn of worse ahead | World News

Brazil’s death toll from Covid-19 surpassed 500,000 on Saturday as experts warn that the world’s second-deadliest outbreak may worsen due to delayed vaccinations and the government’s refusal to back social distancing measures. Only 11% of Brazilians have been fully vaccinated and epidemiologists warn that, with winter arriving in the southern hemisphere and new variants of the coronavirus circulating, deaths will ...

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‘Let’s not worry too much’: ‘Weather man’ Karthik posts scenes from Rose Bowl ahead of start of Day 3 of WTC final | Cricket

The fickle English weather has been a thorn in the eyes of this World Test Championship final. After Day 1 was washed out and Day 2 ended early because of bad light, all the attention is on Day 3, which is considered to be the most crucial day of a Test match final. With there being forecast of rain, people ...

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Ahead of PM Modi’s Kashmir meet, Pakistan issues a warning for India | Latest News India

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s high-stakes meeting with political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir on June 24, Pakistan issued a warning on Saturday, saying that it will oppose any move by India to “divide” or change the demography of Kashmir. In an official statement issued by Pakistan’s foreign office, the country’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that India ...

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Putin promises billions of Russian rubles in spending ahead of polls | World News

President Vladimir Putin proposed Saturday at his United Russia party congress billons of rubles in spending ahead of September parliamentary polls that could see the deeply unpopular party struggle. Addressing several hundred of his mostly mask-wearing and socially-distanced loyalists in a Moscow convention centre as the capital set a pandemic high for new Covid cases for the second straight day, ...

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‘Waking up to the sun’: Dinesh Karthik tweets positive weather update from Southampton ahead of start of WTC final | Cricket

After the opening day of the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand was washed out in Southampton Day 2 promises to be a bright affair, literally. In what should come as wonderful news to cricket fans, the weather at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton looks sunny, the confirmation of which was given by India wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik, ...

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Ahead of WTC final, BCCI shares video of Ravi Shastri’s stirring speech after historic Gabba Test – WATCH | Cricket

Indian cricket fans are excited for the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand. It is the culmination of the incredible journey that the Indian cricket team has gone through in the last two years. Faced with multiple obstacles, Team India have managed to thrive to become the top team on the WTC points table. One of the ...

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Juneteenth holiday gets cheer from Black Americans, say more work ahead | World News

Black Americans rejoiced after President Joe Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday, but some said that, while they appreciated the recognition at a time of racial reckoning in America, more is needed to change policies that disadvantage too many of their brethren. “It’s great, but it’s not enough,” said Gwen Grant, president and CEO of the Urban League of Kansas ...

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‘India have been saved by weather’: Michael Vaughan’s tweet irks Indian fans ahead of WTC final | Cricket

In what appeared to be a tongue-in-cheek remark, Former England captain Michael Vaughan said India have been saved by the weather after the first session of their World Test Championship (WTC) final match against New Zealand was washed out due to rain. Continuous rain since Thursday evening at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton meant the toss and start of the ...

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New Zealand players’ photo with books while waiting for rain to stop in Southampton goes viral ahead of WTC final | Cricket

It has been a frustrating morning for both India and New Zealand cricketers as rain in Southampton washed out the first session of Day 1 in the World Test Championship final on Friday. The official announcement of no play till lunch was made almost an hour before the scheduled toss time at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, which forced the ...

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