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We feel Shikhar Dhawan too could make way for C Pujara, who was surprisingly left out in the first Test. However, it remains to be seen if Dhawan will be dropped after just one bad outing. England will miss the services of all-rounder Ben Stokes, who will be appearing in Bristol to answer charges of affray. Ollie Pope was due to make his Test debut on Thursday but will now have to wait until Friday, when he will hope the weather picks up enough for him to take to the field with his ...
  • Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for 2nd Test-- England v India

    Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for 2nd Test-- England v India

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    However, much of the focus will be on Pope who has been talked up as an England prospect after coming through the Lions setup. "I'm looking forward to him, more than anything, just going out there and being himself - and playing exactly as he has done throughout this summer".
  • Truex chasing title as current king of the road

    Truex chasing title as current king of the road

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    Midway through the segment, the Big 3 of Busch, Truex and Kevin Harvick were running in the top 10, but Elliott dominated and beat Busch by 1.3 seconds. Sunday will be a marathon for NASCAR and the teams because inspection this week was moved to prior to the race . The times of Paul Menard, who qualified 14th, and Kurt Busch, who qualified 21st, were disallowed.
  • Statement from NCAA leaders on college basketball reforms

    Statement from NCAA leaders on college basketball reforms

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    If the NBA allows high school students to enter its draft, elite high school senior basketball players (as determined by United States of America basketball) will be allowed to sign with an agent. - Division I schools will be required to pay for tuition and related expenses for men's and women's basketball players who leave school and return later to earn their degree.
  • Tiger Woods takes ice bath, prepares for final major of year

    Tiger Woods takes ice bath, prepares for final major of year

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    Why he'll win: The PGA Championship often produces a victor that is not necessarily on everyone's radar. "He's added so much value off the golf course for us the last two ( Ryder Cups , as an assistant), if we could have him for both this time, it would be great", said Love, a winning USA captain from 2016 who will assist Furyk in France.
  • World Cup hangover lingers over Premier League kick-off

    World Cup hangover lingers over Premier League kick-off

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    We begin October with a double header as Jose Mourinho and Rafael Benitez resume hostilities in Manchester United v Newcastle United (Saturday, October 6th, 5.30pm), before Fulham take on Arsenal (Sunday, October 7th, 12pm). "Every player can be individually better, so the guy who can shoot perfectly with his right [foot] can shoot perfectly with his left", the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach said.
  • Liverpool & Chelsea Battling To Sign £40m Star As Player Confirms 'Concrete Interest'

    Liverpool & Chelsea Battling To Sign £40m Star As Player Confirms 'Concrete Interest'

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    He did not score a league goal after February 17, with his form fading away toward the end of the campaign, but clubs such as Roma , Chelsea and Liverpool have reportedly shown interest. We dearly hope that our interest in signing Bailey turns into something more concrete. This example shows that football is a fast-paced business. Now everybody comes to him and suddenly wants something from him.
  • Mo'unga praises Crusaders for showing the love in Super final triumph

    Mo'unga praises Crusaders for showing the love in Super final triumph

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    Crusaders captain Sam Whitelock , left, jokes with Lions captain Warren Whiteley as they pose for a photo with the Super Rugby trophy on the eve of the Super Rugby Final in Christchurch , New Zealand, Friday, Aug. The only change to the Crusaders side that whipped the Wellington Hurricanes last week sees Heiden Bedwell-Curtis replace injured flanker Jordan Taufua, with Wallabies back-rower Pete Samu on the bench.
  • Kasper Schmeichel slams 'exceptionally harsh' treatment of Joe Hart

    Kasper Schmeichel slams 'exceptionally harsh' treatment of Joe Hart

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    However, a series of high-profile errors prior to the arrival of Pep Guardiola meant that his place at the club has been perilous in recent years. The 31-year-old ultimately lost his place in England's World Cup squad too, edged out by Jordan Pickford, Jack Butland and Pope for a place in Gareth Southgate's plans this summer.
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    Ferdinand Pleads With United Chairman - "Don’t You Dare Let Pogba Go"

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    The German giants are clearly happy to let one of their long term players leave the club, with the 29-year-old clearly looking to assess his options with two major clubs interested in securing his services. Mourinho appeared to question Pogba's effort and heart while playing for his club, saying, "I don't think it's about us getting the best out of him [at Manchester United], it's about him giving the best he has to give".
  • Astros Lance McCullers placed on 10-day DL with right elbow discomfort

    Astros Lance McCullers placed on 10-day DL with right elbow discomfort

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    Roberto Osuna has been added to the Astros roster as the corresponding move for McCullers Jr. hitting the Disabled List. McCullers said Saturday night he is "hopeful" that the ailment is not serious. Meanwhile, Osuna was arrested on May 8 in Toronto and charged with assault. "Our decision to acquire Roberto was based on the entirety of information that we gathered during our extensive evaluation".
  • Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield

    Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield

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    The second goal was better, with Wijnaldum driving into the box and receiving Firmino's pinpoint pass in his stride before stroking in a low shot. After such an early flurry of action, the goals dried up temporarily. "And I'm not saying that on the back of the Champions League final, it's something we've spoken about before". One of the main things I was asked about after the game was: 'Can he really play as the No.
  • Lucas Digne urges Yerry Mina to join him at Goodison Park

    Lucas Digne urges Yerry Mina to join him at Goodison Park

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    He said: "My tattoo has a story and it's not about football". The French worldwide who also won the Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain and also played for Roma, while speaking after putting pen to the paper said he was delighted to come to Everton , a big club with a great history.
  • Mourinho warns of tough times if United fail to improve squad

    Mourinho warns of tough times if United fail to improve squad

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    And Mourinho voiced his frustration at a lack of transfer activity before their latest friendly with Bayern Munich , noting: "My CEO knows what I want for quite a long time, he knows what I want". The Frenchman instead stayed behind for a double training session at Carrington after leaving the tour of the U.S.to attend the birth of his child.
  • £670million-rated Luka Modric sends Real Madrid message

    £670million-rated Luka Modric sends Real Madrid message

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    In order to dissuade Inter Milan's pursuit of Modric , Real president Florentino Perez suggested it will take a bid of more than £670million for the Serie A club to land the midfielder. Real Madrid have identified Luka Modric replacement.What's the rumour? "He's made it concise and clear". "Yes I talked to Modric after the great World Cup that he had", Lopetegui said.