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MS Dhoni wins ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the decade – cricket

The most successful captain in the history of Indian cricket, MS Dhoni was picked as the winner of the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the decade. Dhoni pipped the likes of Kane Williamson, Mahela Jayawardene, Brendon McCullum and others to bag the award for his decision to recall former England batsman Ian Bell following a controversial run out during ...

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Ankita Raina wins ITF doubles title in Dubai – tennis

Top Indian tennis player Ankita Raina won her third doubles title of the pandemic-hit 2020 season, clinching the Al Habtoor challenge with Ekaterine Gorgodze. The unseeded Indo-Georgian pair won 6-4 3-6 10-6 against Aliona Bolsova Zadoinov from Spain and Slovakian Kaja Juvan in the final of the USD 100,000 hard court event on Saturday.Ankita said success on the singles circuit ...

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Ankita Raina wins ITF doubles title in Dubai – tennis

Top Indian tennis player Ankita Raina won her third doubles title of the pandemic-hit 2020 season, clinching the Al Habtoor challenge with Ekaterine Gorgodze here. The unseeded Indo-Georgian pair won 6-4 3-6 10-6 against Aliona Bolsova Zadoinov from Spain and Slovakian Kaja Juvan in the final of the USD 100,000 hard court event on Saturday. It was the fourth doubles ...

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India vs Australia, Live Cricket Score, 2nd T20I Today Match: Virat Kohli wins toss, India to bowl against Finch-less Australia – cricket

India vs Australia: 2nd T20, Live: Australia will bat first at the Sydney Cricket Ground after Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl. Matthew Wade is leading as Aaron Finch misses out due to injury. Three changes for India – Yuzvendra Chahal replaces Ravindra Jadeja, Shreyas Iyer in for Manish Pandey and Shardul Thakur gets a game ahead ...

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What’s in a name?: ‘Adolf Hitler’ wins vote in Namibia – world news

While many Namibians have names originating from the ex-colonial power Germany, a newly-elected municipal councillor has overnight romped to prominence not because of his victory but because he is called Adolf Hitler. Adolf Hitler Uunona, 54, a politician of the ruling SWAPO party was last week elected local government councillor for Ompundja constituency in northern Namibia, with 85 percent of ...

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BJP wins three MLC seats in UP, loses Varanasi to SP candidate – india news

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party won three of the six Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council seats for which results were announced on Friday. While the BJP managed to end the decades-long dominance of eight-time MLC Om Prakash Sharma in Meerut, it finished in the third place in Varanasi where Samajwadi Party’s Lal Bihari Yadav won. BJP’s Umesh Dwivedi won the Lucknow ...

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Indian teacher Ranjitsinh Disale wins $1 million global prize, shares half with other finalists – world news

Ranjitsinh Disale, a teacher from Solapur district of Maharashtra, has won the $1 million (around Rs 73.8 million) Global Teacher Prize set up in partnership with Unesco, and gave away half of it to nine other finalists from various countries. The Varkey Foundation, which has promoted the prize since 2014, said Disale has transformed the lives of girls at the ...

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Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain wins Booker for fiction – world news

Scottish writer Douglas Stuart, whose debut novel Shuggie Bain narrates the story of a boy growing up in Glasgow in the 1980s, has won the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction from a shortlist that included Indian-origin writer Avni Doshi’s Burnt Sugar. “I always wanted to be a writer, so this is fulfilling a dream,” said Stuart, 44, in his acceptance ...

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Douglas Stuart wins 2020 Booker Prize; Avni Doshi misses out – world news

Scottish writer Douglas Stuart, whose debut novel ‘Shuggie Bain’ described a boy growing up in Glasgow in the 1980s with a mother battling addiction, has won the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction from a six-member shortlist that included Indian-origin writer Avni Doshi’s ‘Burnt Sugar’. The awards ceremony was broadcast on BBC with the six authors joining virtually. The event included ...

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India vs Australia: Chandrasekhar magic, Gavaskar meltdown, and Kohli’s dominance – India’s six biggest Test wins Down Under – cricket

The Indian team led by Virat Kohli has reached Australia for the upcoming series and are currently placed in quarantine. But the players have already started their training sessions – videos of which are being constantly shared by the BCCI on their social media platforms. India are scheduled to play 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is after which the two teams will ...

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