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Upul Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka in ODI series against India
Aug 15, 2017 22:35 IST
AFP
what happened: Upul Tharanga will lead a 15-man Sri Lanka squad in the the five-match ODI series against India.
what it means: The upcoming series will be Upal Tharanga’s first series in charge of the team after Angelo Mathews gave up the ODI captaincy following the 2-3 loss against Zimbabwe in July.
what next: Sri Lanka will face India in the first ODI in Dambulla on August 20.
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Maria Sharapova awarded US Open main draw wildcard
Aug 15, 2017 22:03 IST
AP
what happened: Maria Sharapova has been granted a wildcard for the main draw of the 2017 US Open.
what it means: Five-time Major champion Maria Sharapova of Russia will play her first Grand Slam event since serving a 15-month doping suspension.
what next: The 30-year-old has withdrawn from US Open warm-up events in Toronto and Cincinnati due to injury.
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo receives five-match ban
Aug 14, 2017 19:26 IST
REUTERS
what happened: Cristiano Ronaldo was suspended for five game after pushing referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea.
what it means: Ronaldo was banned for 5 matches after being sent off for committing a second bookable offence and then pushing the referee in Real Madrid's 3-1 Supercopa de Espana first-leg victory over Barcelona.
what next: Real Madrid will face FC Barcelona in the Supercopa de Espana 2nd leg on August 17.
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India complete series sweep with emphatic win over SL
Aug 14, 2017 15:17 IST
AP
what happened: India beat SL by an innings and 171 runs in Pallekele to complete a historic 3-0 clean sweep.
what it means: SL were all out for 181 in their 2nd innings after being asked to follow on. R Ashwin was the pick of the Indian bowlers with 4/68. This is India's 1st-ever clean sweep in a 3-Test series overseas.
what next: Both team will square off in a five-match ODI series, starting August 20.