Friday, July 21, 2017

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Herath leapfrogs Ashwin in bowler rankings

Rangana Herath has overtaken Ravi Ashwin to be ranked as the number two bowler in Test cricket. It’s following the Sri Lankan’s haul of 11 wickets against Zimbabwe in the one-off Test. James Anderson’s seven wickets for England against South Africa sees him move level with Australian Josh Hazlewood in ...

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Celtic thump Linfield in Champions League qualifying

Celtic thrashed Linfield 4-0 Wednesday night to progress into the Champions League third qualifying round, winning 6-0 on aggregate. Scott Sinclair bagged a brace, while Tom Rogic struck from long-range and Stuart Armstrong netted in stoppage time. The Scottish Premiership champions will take on Norwegian side Rosenborg in the next ...

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Chelsea agree Morata deal as Costa exit looms

Chelsea have confirmed they’ve agreed a deal with Real Madrid to sign Alvaro Morata for nearly AED 290 million. The Spainish forward still needs to agree personal terms and pass a medical. Morata is likely to be a replacement for Diego Costa, who was left out of their pre-season tour ...

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Neymar to remain at Barça despite AED 950m bid from PSG

Neymar will be staying at Barcelona, despite reports that his release clause has been triggered by Paris Saint Germain. Barça’s vice-president, Jordi Mestre, says he’s “200% sure” the Brazilian will remain at the Camp Nou. He claims that none of their players want to leave the club, and that others ...

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England edge out South Africa in World Cup thriller

England booked their place in the final of the Women’s Cricket World Cup with a dramatic win over South Africa. They seemed to be cruising towards their 219-run target, reaching 139 for 2 with Sarah Taylor and Heather Knight at the crease. But South Africa then took three wickets in ...

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