Bolivar fail to advance to Libertadores quarters

La Paz, May 25  Club Bolivar were eliminated from the Copa Libertadores group B, despite defeating Ecuador’s Delfin S.C. 2-1.

Bolivar will have the consolation of qualifying for the Copa Sudamericana after placing third in the group, behind Atletico Nacional and Colo-Colo, reports Efe.

The Bolivians…

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IPL: Buoyant KKR pose tough challenge for heavyweights Hyderabad

Kolkata, May 25  Despite their dominance throughout the league stages, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will have to bring their best to the table when they take on buoyant Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 2 here on Friday.

The winner of Friday’s big-ticket game…

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Pretoria May 24   Former South Africa skipper AB de Villierssprang a surprise on Wednesday by announcing his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect.

“I have decided to retire from all international cricket with immediate effect. After 114 Test matches, 228 ODIs and 78 T20 Internationals, it…

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IPL: Chennai edge out Hyderabad in thriller to enter final

Mumbai, May 23 A fighting unbeaten half-century under pressure from Faf du Plessis helped Chennai Super Kings edge past Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets in the first qualifier here on Tuesday to enter the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Needing 140 runs to win, Chennai made heavy…

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Ganguly against toss abolition in Test cricket

Kolkata, May 22 Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday joined Bishan Singh Bedi and Dilip Vengsarkar in opposing the proposal to abolish the toss from Test cricket.

Opinion has been divided among former cricketers since a newly-formed committee of the International Cricket Council (ICC), one that includes ex…

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