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June 24, 2020

37 years of India’s maiden World Cup title win

New Delhi , June 25 (ANI): It was on June 25, 1983, when India lifted their first-ever cricket World Cup title, defeating West Indies in the finals by 43 runs at the Lord's Cricket Ground. It is now 37 years to India's triumph in the tournament.The World Cup-winning team was led by all-rounder Kapil Dev.India's World Cup final playing XI included Sunil Gavaskar, K Srikkanth, Mohinder Amarnath, Yashpal Sharma, SM Patil, Kapil Dev (c), Kirti Azad, Roger Binny, Madan Lal, Syed Kirmani, and Balwinder Sandhu.After the win,…

Liverpool defeat Crystal Palace, inch closer to Premier League title

Liverpool , June 25 (ANI): Liverpool defeated Crystal Palace 4-0 on Wednesday (local time) at the Anfield Stadium to inch closer to the Premier League title win.With this win, the side now has 86 points from 31 matches and the club just needs two more points to seal the title.In the match against Crystal Palace, Trent Alexander-Arnold opened the scoring for Liverpool as he registered a goal oin the 23rd minute of the match.Twenty minutes later, Egyptian Mohamed Salah got into the act to double the lead for the Reds.With this…

Mallorca’s Luka Romero becomes La Liga’s youngest ever player

Madrid , June 25 (ANI): Real Mallorca's Luka Romero on Wednesday (local time) became the youngest ever player to feature in a La Liga match.The youngster achieved the feat against Real Madrid. The 15-year-old replaced Idrissu Baba in the 83rd minute to set a new record in the Spanish league, Goal.com reported.With this Romero broke the record of former defender Sanson who made his debut for Celta in December 1939.As per a report on Goal.com, Romero is the son of Argentine defensive midfielder Diego Romero, who currently…

1983 WC win, a ‘watershed’ moment in Indian cricket history: Mohammad Kaif

New Delhi , June 25 (ANI): Former India batsman Mohammad Kaif on Thursday labelled the 1983 World Cup win as a watershed moment in the Indian cricket history.The Kapil Dev-led side had defeated West Indies by 43 in the finals to win the 1983 World Cup.Taking note of that feat, Kaif tweeted: "June 25, 1983: The iconic image of Kapil Dev holding the World Cup Trophy at Lord's is a watershed moment in Indian cricket history. It changed cricket in India. This win inspired the next generation to achieve the impossible and dream…

Chris Tremain, Adam Zampa join NSW squad for upcoming domestic season

Sydney , June 25 (ANI): Pacer Chris Tremain and spinner Adam Zampa have been named in the New South Wales squad for the upcoming domestic season.Tremain and Zampa are among four new faces in the NSW squad this season along with allrounder Nathan McAndrew and opener Daniel Solway.Tremain who has played four ODIs for Australia is one of 13 current or former Australia representatives on the new NSW list, cricket.com.au reported.The pacer had made his state debut for New South Wales in 2012 before representing Victoria."It feels…
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