Rishabh Pant smashes 85 as India post 287 for 6 in 2nd ODI vs South Africa

Rishabh Pant top-scored with 85 off 71 as India put up a healthy 287 for 6, batting first in the 2nd ODI of the three-match series against South Africa in Paarl. Pant and skipper KL Rahul (55 off 79) featured in a third-wicket stand of 115 to lift India from 64 for 2. The middle […]

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Salman Butt describes KL Rahul’s decision to open batting in South Africa ODIs as “positive and right move”

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has backed KL Rahul’s decision to open the innings in the one-day series against South Africa, which begins in Paarl on Wednesday. Butt described the move as a very positive one. At a virtual press conference on Tuesday, ahead of the 1st ODI, Rahul confirmed that he would open the […]

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Salman Butt questions India’s approach in South Africa, says too many out-of-form batters got picked

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt reckons India got their approach in South Africa completely wrong, specifically in the batting department. Butt punched holes in India’s five-batter theory, pointing out that three out of five batters went into the series with questions being asked about their form. India backed Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane in all […]

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South America’s top UEFA Champions League performers | UEFA Champions League

Most appearances by a South American** player in the European Champion Clubs’ Cup/UEFA Champions League (including qualifying) 147: Lionel Messi (ARG – Barcelona)128: Roberto Carlos (BRA – Real Madrid, Fenerbahçe)114: Dani Alves (BRA – Sevilla, Barcelona, Paris)105: Fernandinho (BRA – Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City)105: Javier Zanetti (ARG – Inter Milan)98: Javier Mascherano (ARG – Liverpool, Barcelona)98: […]

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South America’s top UEFA Champions League performers | UEFA Champions League

Most appearances by a South American** player in the European Champion Clubs’ Cup/UEFA Champions League (including qualifying) 147: Lionel Messi (ARG – Barcelona)128: Roberto Carlos (BRA – Real Madrid, Fenerbahçe)114: Dani Alves (BRA – Sevilla, Barcelona, Paris)105: Fernandinho (BRA – Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City)105: Javier Zanetti (ARG – Inter Milan)98: Javier Mascherano (ARG – Liverpool, Barcelona)98: […]

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