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India win toss, elect to field

India win toss, elect to field

And the question millions of cricket fans around the world, possibly even a billion, are all asking is 'which Pakistan will turn up?'. On Thursday, in their semi-final clash against Bangladesh, the Men in Blue were utterly dominant as they won the game by nine wickets, chasing down a target of 265 with 59 deliveries remaining.



Looming expansion draft turns up trade chatter around NHL

Sunday, June 18: Protection lists are approved and distributed to teams and the NHL Players' Association. Vegas could agree, for example, not to pick a certain player in exchange for a draft pick. Player contracts might dictate which of the two options a team chooses. The Calgary Flames roster is filled with quality forwards , but not everyone can be protected in the upcoming expansion draft.


ICC Champions Trophy Final: 'Colonial' rivals to fight for glory

ICC Champions Trophy Final: 'Colonial' rivals to fight for glory

They won against Sri Lanka miraculously in a must-win affair and bettered their show against England in the semi. The victory also assumed significance as fans were earlier that year disappointed following India's group stage exit from 2007 50-over World Cup in West Indies.



Forget group win over Pakistan, Indian captain Kohli warns before final

Pakistan will summon up the spirit of Imran Khan's "cornered tigers" as they attempt to complete their remarkable Champions Trophy journey by upsetting India in what could be the most watched cricket match of all time. Of the 11 Pakistan players that beat England on Wednesday - the return of injured quick Mohammad Amir for Sunday's final is their only anticipated change - Babar Azam , Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan had their very first taste of India-Pakistan cricket in ...


International Football Association Board to consider radical rule changes

International Football Association Board to consider radical rule changes

Awarding a goal for handball on the line would have probably seen Ghana reach the 2010 World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay's Luis Suarez was sent off for handling Dominic Adiyiah's goalbound shot on the line in the dying seconds of extra-time - Asamoah Gyan failed to convert the penalty and the South American side went on to win in the penalty shootout.


Pakistan's Amir fit for Champions Trophy final

Pakistan's Amir fit for Champions Trophy final

However, it is the players on the field with their skills, which can make this contest even more memorable. They were exceptional against Sri Lanka and very impressive against England in the semifinals. It's how you prepare for the big games. Ahmed confirmed that Muhammad Amir was fit, but shied from confirming whether he would play tomorrow's match claiming the playing eleven had not been decided since the team had not seen the pitch yet.