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    Zimbabwe claim match ‘evenly poised’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Zimbabwe fielding coach Shepherd Makunura told reporters on Monday that he felt that the match was evenly poised, despite Bangladesh’s mammoth first innings total in the second day of the Mirpur Test....

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    Mehedi hailed as next big thing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim on Monday acknowledged youngster Mehedi Hasan as the potential next big player for Bangladesh cricket after the latter displayed glimpses of his batting ability in the second Test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka....

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    New Age | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Mushfiqur Rahim, who struck an unbeaten 219 runs against Zimbabwe, became the first wicketkeeper-batsman to score two double hundreds in Test history....

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    Australia different ball game: Rohit

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Batsman Rohit Sharma said India were brimming with confidence after their crushing home victories over the West Indies -- but warned that winning their first Test series in Australia was a challenge of a different order....

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    Derby defeat leaves MU fighting for top four

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Manchester United can forget trying to challenge Manchester City until they can even compete for a place in the Premier League top four, Jose Mourinho confessed as his side were outclassed in a 3-1 derby defeat by the English champions on Sunday....

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    Federer crashes to Nishikori in ATP Finals opener

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Roger Federer suffered a shock straight-sets defeat to Kei Nishikori at the ATP Finals on Sunday, severely denting his bid for the 100th title of his illustrious career...

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    We are not robots, says Higuain

    Agence France-Presse . Milan | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    On-loan AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain apologised for his meltdown in the 2-0 defeat to his parent club Juventus on Sunday which saw him sent off for screaming at the referee after earlier missing a penalty....

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    Real reward interim boss Solari with permanent contract

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    Interim Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari was appointed permanent coach on Monday after overseeing a startling upturn in the European champions’ fortunes since he stepped in to replace Julen Lopetegui....

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    Boca, River 1st-leg ends in draw

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    River Plate twice came from behind to snatch a 2-2 draw with fierce Argentinian rivals Boca Juniors in the first leg of their weather-delayed ‘Superclasico’ Copa Libertadores final in Buenos Aires on Sunday....

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    Bangladesh on top after Mushfiq double

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:51am on November 12, 2018

    Mushfiqur Rahim struck unbeaten 219 while Mehedi Hasan made 68 not out as Bangladesh declared their first innings at 522-7 against Zimbabwe in the second Test in Dhaka on Monday...