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Jadeja, Ashwin second Indian duo to occupy top spots among ICC bowlers

Dubai: Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja's career best 10-wicket haul against England in the Chennai Test has helped him vault to the second spot, just behind his top-ranked teammate Ravichandran Ashwin, in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings for Test bowlers, released here on Wednesday.

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India end year as top ranked Test team

Dubai: India have ended 2016 as the top ranked Test team on the ICC rankings after registering a 4-0 victory over England in the five-match series which culminated with an innings and 75 runs win for the home side in Chennai on Tuesday.

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Ruthless India thrash England to pocket Test series 4-0

Chennai: Riding on Karun Nair's unbeaten 303 and left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja's seven for 48, a ruthless India on Tuesday hammered England by an innings and 75 runs in the fifth cricket Test and clinched the five-match rubber 4-0.

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Pinki & Jafreen: 'ASBAH' supports to sportswomen brings laurels to the nation

New Delhi: Two girls whose sporting career is sponsored by ASBAH have won laurels for the country at two different international sporting events.

Jafreen Shaik – young tennis player from Hyderabad, Telengana, lost her hearing ability at a very young age. But this handicap has not discouraged her from pursuing her passion for playing Tennis at the top level. Her determination to excel is finally paying off.

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Wawrinka beats Djokovic to win US Open men's title

New York: Third-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland overwhelmed World No.1 Novak Djokovic 6-7 (1-7), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 at the Flushing Meadows here to clinch his first US Open tennis title and his third Grand Slam title.

Wawrinka, who fired 46 winners, including three aces, while saving an impressive 14 of 17 break points, prevailed after three hours and 55 minutes on Sunday.

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