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Marcotti: Chelsea's win says more about Sarri than Guardiola

Maurizio Sarri has a reputation for pure attacking football, but he showed he can be pragmatic as his Chelsea side stunned Man City 2-0.

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Pogba actually makes Man United worse

Paul Pogba has the ability to be world-class but in a poor team, such as Jose Mourinho's Manchester United side, he is a liability.

Australia v India

1st Test, Adelaide

Australia's tail makes India sweat for famous win

Australia's lower order conjured up thoughts of a remarkable victory but Jasprit Bumrah steered India into the series lead

Monga: Kohli takes conservative route to victory

The India captain prized 'control' the most on the final day in Adelaide, and his bowlers delivered that for him

Kohli reveals how the no-balls 'pissed off' Ishant

While most of the Indian team joyfully celebrated their victory over Australia, Ishant Sharma was visibly upset with the five no-balls he bowled

Key moments: Pujara's Starc lesson, Australia's first-innings fail

The Match Day experts on what defined the Adelaide Test


Laxman: Both bowling units fantastic, the batting will decide series

VVS Laxman feels that both teams have a comparable bowling attack, so it will be the batting that sets the sides apart


'Our bowlers are fitter and faster' - Kohli

The India captain lauds his team after their victory in the opening Test against Australia, and says they won't let up the intensity going forward


A bush lunch in Kangaroo Island

A lunch like no other, and spectacular naturals wonders to go with it


'We've got a lot of faith in our lower order' - Paine

Australia captain is confident that they can make a comeback in Perth


VVS Laxman: 'Pujara would have inspired his team-mates'

VVS Laxman feels that Cheteshwar Pujara's outstanding batting in both innings helped lift India's overall spirits


Laxman: India's wicket-taking fast bowlers making a difference

VVS Laxman believes that India's current pace attack is potent because of the work put into strength and conditioning


'Pujara showed a lot of resilience' - Bangar

Sanjay Bangar talks about India's lower-order slump, Pujara's milestones and what Murali Vijay brings to the team


Finch pairs and Marsh jokes

The best of social-media chatter from day 4 of the Adelaide Test


Fab Four: Players to watch out for on day five

Who will define how the Adelaide Test pans out on day five? Our Match Day experts make their picks


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Gautam Gambhir

Exclusive interview

'I could not smile more because nothing came easy to me'

Gautam Gambhir speaks to ESPNcricinfo about his 'two faces', his on-field confrontations, and the pressure of an IPL price tag, among other things

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'Azhar's name clearly mentioned in anti-corruption meetings'

Gautam Gambhir also speaks about the contentious opener-rotation policy during the 2011-12 ODI tri-series in Australia


World Cup 2018

Ruthless India, chaotic Pakistan, giant-killers France

Two weeks, 24 games and plenty of memories to cherish. Jonathan Selvaraj recaps the best moments from the group stages of the 2018 Hockey World Cup.

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Perfect mix of vintage and modern in India's rout of Canada

From Amit Rohidas' Dilip Tirkey impression to Lalit Upadhyay's old-school dribbling, India found the perfect mix of classic tactics and modern approach in their comprehensive win against Canada.


LIVE Transfer Talk: Mou gets green light to sign Alderweireld

Toby Alderweireld has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford. Will Jose Mourinho finally get his man? Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Lowe's 10 things: Bucks' weak spot, Russ 3s and Kuzma

This week the spotlight falls on John Wall stagnation, Kawhi stretching and a new headband trend.

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'Had it. Lost it.': The Warriors and the elusive quest for joy

Injuries and arguments threatened to derail the Warriors' season. Now, is Golden State back on the road to recapturing its joy? Or is the feeling fleeting?

'I think your play is embarrassing;' the worst of the worst night in Bulls history

The Chicago Bulls entered Saturday night coming off their biggest win of the season over the Thunder. But the game against the Celtics did not end well ... at all.

Copa Libertadores is over, but drama will roll on

The players of Boca Juniors and River Plate have had their say. Now it is the turn of the lawyers.

River beat Boca in epic final, claim 4th Copa title

River Plate claimed their fourth Copa Libertadores title, 5-3 on aggregate, after defeating Argentine rivals Boca Juniors in 3-1 on Sunday.

River Plate players revel in Copa Libertadores win

River Plate players expressed that it felt weird playing their home leg of the Copa Libertadores final in Real Madrid's Bernabeu after they beat Boca Juniors 5-3 on aggregate.


Fans clash with police in Buenos Aires after Libertadores final

Riot police clashed with fans throwing glass bottles and objects after River Plate won the Copa Libertadores final against rivals Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires.


Argentina takes over Madrid: River-Boca magic in the Bernabeu

Fans from all over the world converged on Madrid to watch the Copa Libertadores final. Here's the best of the best from a historic day of football.


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