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May 6, 2016

IPL: Sunrisers restrict Lions to 126 for 6

Hyderabad, May 6: Riding on some brilliant bowling, Sunrisers Hyderabad restricted a struggling Gujarat Lions to a paltry 126 for 6 in a league game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here on Friday.Faced with some immaculate bowling from Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ashish Nehra, the Lions were off to a poor start losing the key wicket of West Indian power-hitter Dwayne Smith early after being sent in to bat. Both Bhuvneshwar and Nehra started brilliantly with maiden overs…

Golfer Lahiri second at Wells Fargo

Charlotte (North Carolina), May 6: Leading Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri has got off to a stupendous start in the $7,300,000 Wells Fargo Championship as he scored six-under 66 in the opening round to grab the second place here.The world No.55 on Thursday scored six birdies on a flawless performance at the Quail Hollow Club. He trailed leader Andrew Loupe and Steve Wheatcroft by a stroke, while defending champion Rory McIlroy scored one-over 73 to be tied 70th. "I have been playing good golf -- I need to be more…

Zidane doing amazing for Real Madrid: Brazil’s Ronaldo

Madrid, May 6: Brazil football legend Ronaldo has heaped praised on Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane for gaining the respect of his club’s players.Ronaldo and Zidane played together at Real Madrid from 2002 until the latter's retirement in 2006, the French star having joined from Juventus in 2001 and the centre-forward arriving a year later from Inter Milan. Zidane stepped up from his role in charge of the club's junior side to take charge of the first team in January when Rafael Benitez's…

Sania-Martina march into Madrid Open final

Madrid, May 6: Top women's doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis entered the final of Madrid Open tennis beating unseeded Vania King and Alla Kudryavtseva 6-2, 6-0 on Friday.The top seeded pair needed just 51 minutes to get the better of the American-Russian in the clay court tournament. The Indo-Swiss pair will vie for their fifth title of the year at Madrid against Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic. Sania and Martina have already won titles in Sydney, Brisbane, Australian Open and St. Petersburg…

IPL: Sunrisers win toss, opt to field vs Lions

Hyderabad, May 6: Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner won the toss and elected to field against a struggling Gujarat Lions in their Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here on Friday.The Hyderabad franchise, who return to action after a six-day break since their last match, have included star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh in place of Ashish Reddy in the playing XI. This is the Punjab southpaw's first IPL match of the season after being ruled out with an ankle injury…
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