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Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy lose in quarters, exit Denmark Open
Oct 20, 2017 23:16 IST
PTI
what happened: Saina Nehwal & HS Prannoy lost their respective quarterfinals in the Superseries Premier in Odense.
what it means: While Saina lost 10-21, 13-21 to Japan's Akane Yamaguchi, Prannoy went down 13-21, 18-21 to top seed Son Wan-ho of South Korea on Friday.
what next: Saina & Prannoy will next play in the French Open Superseries that will commence next week in Paris.
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Pakistan thrash Sri Lanka, take 4-0 lead in series
Oct 20, 2017 23:06 IST
AFP
what happened: Pakistan thrashed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the Sharjah ODI to take a 4-0 lead in the series.
what it means: Fifties from Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik helped Pakistan continue their winning run. For Sri Lanka, this was their 11th consecutive loss and they are staring at yet another 5-0 whitewash.
what next: The final match of the series will take place on October 20th in Sharjah.
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Trump launches petition against NFL players' anthem protests
Oct 20, 2017 19:42 IST
AP
what happened: US President Donald Trump has stepped up the pressure on NFL over protests during national anthem.
what it means: Trump has launched a petition and asked his supporters to show their patriotism by backing it. His calls to punish players who kneel for the anthem to protest racism has been rejected by the NFL.
what next: NFL will continue to back players' efforts to fight racial disparities in criminal justice system.
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Hasan Ali moves to No.1 in ICC rankings
Oct 20, 2017 19:18 IST
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what happened: Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali has become No.1 in the latest ICC rankings after his good show vs SL.
what it means: Hasan Ali recently became the fastest Pakistan bowler to take 50 ODI wickets. The right-arm pacer was the leading wicket-taker in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 which Pakistan won by beating India.
what next: Pakistan will be aiming to achieve a whitewash over Sri Lanka and continue their good form in ODIs.
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