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IPL 2017 Final: Mumbai clinch third IPL title in last-ball finish

Mumbai Indians 129 for 8 (Krunal 47, Unadkat 2-19, Zampa 2-32, Christian 2-34) beat Rising Pune Supergiant 128 for 6 (Smith 51, Rahane 44, Johnson 3-26, Bumrah 2-26) by 1 run Scorecard and ball-by-ball details This was, barring a WWE-style rebirth, Rising Pune Supergiant’s last ever IPL game. They made sure it went the distance, all the way to the last ball, despite keeping Mumbai Indians down to the lowest first-innings total in an IPL final. Somehow, Pune managed to drag a chase of 130 to the last ball. The…

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EVMs tamper-proof, allegations on malfunctioning wrong, says Election Commission

Yet again seeking to demonstrate that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) are not tamperable, the Election Commission on Saturday dismissed the possibility of manipulating the functioning of the machines either during manufacturing, polling and transportation stages or when they are stored. Addressing a press conference after a public display of the functioning of the machines, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said those who had raised doubts about the functioning of the machines in the mind of the people have not been able to give any credible information that the machines…

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IPL 2017 Qualifier 2: Karn, Bumrah carry Mumbai into fourth IPL final

Mumbai Indians 111 for 4 (Krunal 45*, Chawla 2-34) beat Kolkata Knight Riders 107 (Suryakumar 31, Karn 4-16, Bumrah 3-7) by six wickets Scorecard and ball-by-ball details Legspinner Karn Sharma and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah picked up their best T20 bowling figures on the same day, combining to take 7 for 23 in seven overs to lift Mumbai Indians into their fourth IPL final with a six-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders. Sent in to bat on another difficult Chinnaswamy Stadium pitch, Knight Riders succumbed against excellent bowling plans to…

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‘Don’t Hang Jadhav Now, Allow Consular Access To Him’, ICJ Verdict Hands India Major Diplomatic Win Over Pak

Today, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) presented its verdict to Pakistan and India regarding the death sentence given by Pakistan to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. The world court ruled in favour of India and stayed Jadhav’s sentence. It also overruled Pakistan’s objections and said this matter was, in fact, under the jurisdiction of the ICJ. The court added that there is “urgency in the present case” and there should not be “any execution before the final decision”. An 11-judge bench gave the verdict today at a public sitting in…

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IPL 2017 Eliminator : Knight Riders survive rain scare in 1.27 am finish

Kolkata Knight Riders 48 for 3 (Gambhir 32*) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad 128 for 7 (Warner 37, Coulter-Nile 3-20, Umesh 2-21) by seven wickets (D/L method) Scorecard and ball-by-ball details With half their Eliminator completed, Kolkata Knight Riders’ players must have sat in their dugout, cursing. Cursing the weather, the scheduling, themselves. They had won the toss and bowled excellently to restrict Sunrisers Hyderabad to 128. Conditions at the Chinnaswamy Stadium were far from ideal to bat in, but only six teams had ever defended a 20-overs total of 128 or…

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IPL 2017 Qualifier 1: Dhoni, Sundar vault Pune into the final

Rising Pune Supergiant 162 for 4 (Tiwary 58*, Rahane 56, Dhoni 40*) beat Mumbai Indians 142 for 9 (Parthiv 52, Sundar 3-16, Thakur 3-37) by 20 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details After being asked to bat on a favourable chasing ground, Rising Pune Supergiant lost a majority of the first innings. But it was an atypically slow surface at the Wankhede Stadium. Rising Pune utilised those sluggish conditions significantly better than Mumbai Indians to clear their path to the IPL final. Rising Pune defended 162 comfortably in the end, by…

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IPL 2017 Match No 56: RCB end disappointing season with consolation win

Royal Challengers Bangalore 161 for 6 (Kohli 58, Gayle 48, Cummins 2-21) beat Delhi Daredevils 151 (Pant 45, Harshal 3-43, Avesh 1-23) by 10 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details They might have had heady highs and lowly lows in between but Delhi Daredevils ended their season as they began it: let down by their mercurial batsmen after the bowlers kept Royal Challengers Bangalore down to a middling total. In their first fixture, Daredevils failed to chase down 158; here they came short going after 162. On both occasions, Rishabh Pant…

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IPL 2017 Match No 55: Pune rout Kings XI for 73 and book second place

Rising Pune Supergiant stormed into the playoffs, earning at least two more matches, and the opportunity for an IPL title, before signing out of franchise cricket. They demolished Kings XI Punjab in a knockout match at home to book a spot in the first qualifier against Mumbai Indians on Tuesday. Kolkata Knight Riders will take on defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Eliminator in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The Kings Paupers XI Steven Smith made a point to mention the moisture in the pitch in Pune, and his bowlers made excellent…

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Hafiz Saeed ‘Spreading Terrorism In The Name Of Jihad,’ Says Pakistan

Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed and his four aides have been detained by Pakistan for “spreading terrorism in the name of jihad”. Pakistan’s home ministry, which levelled the charge, produced him before a three-member board judicial review board that’s headed by Pakistan Supreme Court judge Ejaz Afzal Khan and comprises two other senior judges. Appearing before it yesterday, Hafiz Saeed said he had been detained by the Pakistan government to stop him for raising voice for Kashmiris. Pakistan’s home ministry, however, rejected his arguments and told…

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IPL 2017 Match No 54: Knight Riders miss out on top-two finish as Mumbai defend 173

Mumbai Indians 173 for 5 (Rayudu 63, Tiwary 52, Boult 2-30) beat Kolkata Knight Riders 164 for 8 (Pandey 33, de Grandhomme 29, Hardik 2-22) by nine runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details Mumbai Indians ended the league stage of the IPL with a table-topping 20 points after they beat Kolkata Knight Riders by nine runs at the Eden Gardens. The defeat meant Knight Riders, with 16 points, would not finish in the top two. Sunrisers Hyderabad, who had beaten Gujarat Lions in Saturday’s afternoon game, had ended the league stage…

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