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Mahakaushal Express derails near Mahoba
Mar 30, 2017 06:43 IST
By Haidar A Naqvi
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what happened: The train that runs from Jabalpur to Nizamuddin derails near Kulpahar in Mahoba early morning.
what it means: Eight rear coaches came off the tracks around 3 am. Nine people are said to be hurt. Relief train and ambulances have reached the site. The injured were given first aid.
what next: The track route was being cleared.  Many trains have been diverted.
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'Bradman-like' Smith to become great captain - Lehmann
Mar 29, 2017 20:40 IST
By Soumitra Bose
what happened: Aussie coach Darren Lehmann has hailed 'Bradman-like' Steve Smith for his consistent batting form.
what it means: Smith was top scorer in the series vs India with 499 runs, which included 3 hundreds, and Lehmann said his consistency was similar to former great Donald Bradman, who retired with an average of 99.94.
what next: Lehmann believes the 27-year-old Smith has potential to become one of Australia's great captains.
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Ibrahimovic happy at Man United as contract talks continue
Mar 29, 2017 20:32 IST
By Soumitra Bose
what happened: Zlatan Ibrahimovic is relishing his time at Man United and is in talks to extend his contract.
what it means: In November, manager Jose Mourinho said United planned to extend his initial one-season deal by another year but according to media reports Ibrahimovic wants a two-year contract.
what next: "Let's see what happens, we are talking. I have an option for another year," Ibrahimovic said.
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Pakistan bowler Irfan suspended for year over spot-fixing
Mar 29, 2017 20:25 IST
By Soumitra Bose
what happened: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan has been suspended for a year for links with bookies.
what it means: Irfan has been fined 1 million rupees after failing to disclose two approaches made by bookmakers during this year's Pakistan Super League T20 tournament, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said.
what next: The PCB will review the suspension after 6 months, at which point Irfan's contract may be restored.