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Yuvraj, Pujara dominate England at lunch on Day 2

Yuvraj, Pujara dominate England at lunch on Day 2Ahmedabad, Nov 16 - Yuvraj Singh (batting 72) made an impressive return to Test cricket and along with Cheteshwar Pujara (batting 133) dominated the English attack in the morning session of the second day of the first Test match here Friday.

India started the day at 323 for four and solid batting by Yuvraj and Pujara took the hosts to 410 for four at lunch.

The duo put on a 127-run stand for the fifth wicket as England again went wicketless in the morning session.

The southpaw, playing his first Test match after battling rare germ cell cancer, was in great touch. He hit six fours and two sixes in his innings with Pujara scoring 35 runs of the 83 notched up in the first session of the day.

The English bowlers again bowled without any luck. The pacers had very little effect on the proceedings on a pitch that is degrading every moment.

Graeme Swann, who took all the four Indian wickets to fall on day one, too failed to add to his exploits but did manage to cause some problems for the batsmen. (IANS)


Premier League set to introduce famous WC 'vanishing spray' next season

Richard ScudamoreLondon, July 31 - Premier League is set to add the Vanishing spray in the next season, after its success at the 2014 World Cup.

The spray was used to draw bordering lines for free-kicks, corner-kicks and defensive walls.  Read more »

Everton signs Romelu Lukaku for record breaking 28m pounds

Romelu LukakuLondon, July 31 - English football club Everton has signed Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku in a record breaking 28 million pound deal.

The club is aiming to challenge its city rival Liverpool with this transfer.  Read more »

Greame Smith praises team for regaining top spot in Test

Graeme SmithJohannesburg, July 31 - South Africa's former captain Graeme Smith has praised the team for regaining the top spot in the ICC Test ranking.  Read more »

It will be tough for us on day five: Shikhar Dhawan

shikhar dhawanSouthampton: Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has admitted that his team is in a tough position in the third Test against England and will find it difficult to save the match on the final day Thursday.  Read more »

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone attempts to settle bribery trial

Bernie-EcclestoneLondon, July 30 : Lawyers of the Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone said that the F1 boss was ready to pay 25 million euros to a German bank to resolve the bribery case against him.  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »