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November 2017

Current India team can beat anyone: Kapil Dev

New Delhi, Nov 30: Ahead of India's high-profile South Africa tour, former captain Kapil Dev on Thursday said the current side are at a level to beat any team.Following the ongoing series against Sri Lanka at home, India are slated to visit South Africa for three Tests, six One-Day Internationals (ODI) and three Twenty20 Internationals in January. "I think the team has reached a level where they can beat anyone," the 58-year-old said at the CNN-News18 Indian of the Year 2017. "Be it…

Spain’s Silva extends contract with Man City

Manchester, Nov 30: Spain midfielder David Silva on Thursday extended his contract with English football club Manchester City."David Silva has signed a one-year contract extension with Manchester City," the club said in a statement. The 31-year-old, who is widely recognised as one of Man City's greatest ever players, has been in fine form the ongoing season during the record-breaking run of 19-consecutive wins that has seen Pep Guardiola's side establish an eight-point lead at the top of the…

Amateur Diksha leads after Round 2 of Hero WPGT final leg

Gurugram, Nov 30: Amateurs Diksha Dagar and Ananya Borthakur maintained a good distance between themselves and the rest of the field as the 2017 season of the Hero Womens Pro Golf Tour approached its grand finale at the Classic Golf and Country Club here.Left-handed Diksha, who shot a brilliant 66 in the first round added a very steady 71 to move three shots into the lead over Ananya (70). Diksha is now 7-under 137 through 36 holes, while Ananya is four-under 140. The best professional is now Saaniya Sharma (70),…

Failure important to value success, say celebs

Mumbai, Nov 30: Failure is as important as success, believe celebrities like former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, author-producer Twinkle Khanna and badminton ace Pullela Gopichand, who gathered here at a panel discussion on Thursday.The discussion was organised as part of Surf Excel's #HaarkoHarao campaign aimed at changing the perspective on failure to a learning experience. The celebrities unanimously said that failing in one match or one exam never limits a child for anything, and rather opens up many more…

I-League: Young sides Neroca, Minerva to battle for three points

Ludhiana, Nov 30: Two of the youngest squads in the history of I-League will face-off when Minerva Punjab take on Neroca F.C. at the Guru Nanak Stadium here on Friday.Minerva Punjab held Kolkata football giants Mohun Bagan to a draw at home last time and will now host the newly promoted Neroca, which is also the first ever club from Manipur to take part in the top division of Indian football. The home side were tactically dominant in their match against Mohun Bagan where they followed the man-marking strategy which…
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