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Horoscope Today, 18 May 2022: Check astrological prediction for Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer and other signs – Times of India

Read your horoscope predictions to know what the stars have in store for you today. Aries: Today you may feel dull, You may have some health issues. You are advised to postpone making investments into the business. It is also advised not to start new venture. You are likely to face losses in the business. Your gains may likely to convert into loses. Taurus: Today you may feel good, domestic harmony may make you happy. You may meet some influential person to get some benefits in the work front. You may likely to perform good in your job, you may expect some rewards in terms of promotions. Disputes in inherited property may likely to settle down. Gemini: Today you may be healthy, you may be able to focus towards your goals, your performance may be very good at work, your boss may be happy...
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Where to bowl in the IPL? Depends on boundary length

Rishabh Pant was exasperated. Shardul Thakur had been trying to force Kagiso Rabada to hit to the longer boundary, but his slower one had arrived around off- stump, and the South African had swatted him easily over the shorter deep-midwicket rope. From behind the stumps, the Delhi Capitals skipper pushed hard with both hands towards the longer offside, imploring Thakur to shift the line further away from Rabada. The very next ball, Thakur got it right, pitching the cutter on off and getting it to slant across much wider. In no position to pull now, Rabada ended up slapping it straight to wide long-off on the farther rope. The last threat gone, DC wrapped up a crucial 17-run win over Punjab Kings at DY Patil Stadium on Monday. The difference between the boundaries on the edges of the ‘V’...
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IPL 2022: Hyderabad live to fight another day as Mumbai squander advantage

Tim David had all but ousted Sunrisers Hyderabad, hitting four sixes in an awful T Natarajan over. The requirement for Mumbai Indians had come down to 19 runs from 13 balls, chasing 194 for victory. Then, on the last ball of the 18th over, David went for a non-existent single, eager to retain strike. He never had a chance. Bhuvneshwar Kumar followed it up with a wicket-maiden and Sunrisers stayed alive, theoretically, winning the game by three runs. Partnership batting Finally, an out-of-form Kane Williamson dropped himself down the order, and promoting Priyam Garg to open the innings augured well for the team. The youngster scored a very handy 42 off 26 balls and in tandem with Rahul Tripathi, gave Sunrisers the impetus they wanted. Winning aside, improving the net run rate was the nam...
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Jasprit Bumrah becomes first Indian pacer to take 250 T20 wickets | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Jasprit Bumrah on Tuesday became the first Indian pacer to pick up 250 T20 wickets. Bumrah achieved this feat in match number 65 of the ongoing Indian Premier League 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Mumbai Indians pacer reached the milestone after removing Washington Sundar on the final ball of the Sunrisers Hyderabad's innings. Bumrah bowled a full toss ball, on off stump, and Washington completely mistimed his slog and as a result, his stumps were rattled. 𝐁💥💥𝐌 x 2⃣5⃣0⃣ 🔥He becomes the first Indian pacer to reach this milestone 🙌💙#OneFamily #DilKholKe #MumbaiIndians… https://t.co/YQqsYrGC6k— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) 1652802814000Bhuvneshwar Kumar stands second in the list with 223 wickets in the shortest format of the game. Overall, he is the fifth Indian bowler to ac...
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‘Loss to Chinese Taipei brought the team together’: Thomas Cup champion Arjun M R

It’s been two days since India did the hitherto impossible– winning the ultimate team title in badminton, the Thomas Cup. India’s doubles specialist Arjun M R is still flying high, just like his teammates Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen, doubles duo Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and his partner Dhruv Kapila, with whom he formed the second pairing. The men’s team demolished Indonesia, the 14-time tournament royalty to lift the Thomas Cup for the very first time. According to Arjun, their strategy was simple. “No high hopes; we took one match at a time”, the 25-year-old said, while talking to indianexpress.com. A meticulously executed master class performance by Srikanth, Rankireddy, Shetty, Sen and Prannoy helped them lift their maiden trophy after previously reaching the Thoma...
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Wriddhiman Saha seeks NOC from Cricket Association of Bengal | Cricket News – Times of India

KOLKATA: A day after the Bengal senior selectors named Wriddhiman Saha in the Bengal squad for the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal tie against Jharkhand, the wicketkeeper-batter had reportedly asked for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from his state association. Saha, who opted out of the Ranji Trophy league phase citing personal reasons, was not consulted before being named in the squad. The Siliguri boy called up Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Avishek Dalmiya on Tuesday afternoon seeking release. Dalmiya had an initial talk with Saha who expressed his displeasure about some CAB officials raising questions about his commitment for Bengal. It was learnt that Saha was so hurt by such allegations that he decided to cut all his ties with Bengal cricket. Dalmiya, himself, however ...
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India’s women pistol shooters make it five out of five wins at Suhl Junior World Cup | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India's women pistol shooters have made it five gold out of five after the trio of Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan trounced hosts Germany 16-2 in the 25m pistol team final at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl on Tuesday. India also picked up a silver medal in the 50m rifle 3 positions mixed team competition when Pankaj Mukheja and Sift Kaur Samra went down 12-16 to Poland's Michal Chojnowski and Julia Piotrowska in the gold medal match. India's medal tally has now swollen to 11 gold, 13 silver and four bronze medals. With India set to emerge champions, Italy, lying second with four golds and with shotgun events still left on the roster, will look to reduce the gap at the top. The Indian women's pistol team reached the gold medal round, finishing second to the Germa...
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South Africa batter Zubayr Hamza suspended by ICC for doping violation | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: The ICC on Tuesday suspended South African batter Zubayr Hamza from all cricket-related activities for a period of nine months after he admitted to an anti-doping rule violation under the apex body's anti-doping code. Hamza provided an out-of-competition sample on January 17, 2022 in Paarl, South Africa, in which the prohibited substance Furosemide - which is a specified substance in Section S5 of the 2022 WADA Prohibited List - was found. He admitted the violation and, having established no significant fault or negligence on his part, a nine-month period of ineligibility has been imposed, backdated to 22 March 2022, the date that Hamza accepted a provisional suspension. The effect of this suspension is that Hamza will be eligible to return to cricket on December 22, 2022. In add...
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Tamim ton puts Bangladesh in charge of 1st test on Day 3

Opener Tamim Iqbal’s first century against Sri Lanka put Bangladesh in charge of the first test after three days on Tuesday. Bangladesh was 318-3, only 79 runs behind Sri Lanka’s 397. Tamim made 133 off 217 balls before retiring due to muscle cramp during the tea interval. But Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das put on an unbroken 98-run stand to keep Bangladesh in command. Mushfiqur was 53 not out and 15 runs from becoming the first Bangladeshi to 5,000 test runs. Liton was 54 not out. “It is confidence, understanding what their game plan is. They executed it beautifully,” Bangladesh batting coach Jamie Siddons said. Stumps on Day 3 – Bangladesh on 318/3 trail SL's 1st innings by 79 runs.#BANvSL (Photo Credit: BCB) pic.twitter.com/1dfKR64Feq — Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) May 17, 202...
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deaflympics: PM Modi to host India’s Deaflympics contingent | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated the Indian contingent for its best ever performance at the recently concluded Deaflympics, and said he will be hosting them at his residence on May 21. India wrapped up its campaign in the 24th Deaflympics in Caxias do Sul, Brazil winning 8 gold, one silver and 8 bronze medals. "Congrats to the Indian contingent for the best ever performance at the recently concluded Deaflympics! Every athlete of our contingent is an inspiration for our fellow citizens. I will be hosting the entire contingent at my residence on the morning of the 21st," Modi tweeted. Congrats to the Indian contingent for the best ever performance at the recently concluded Deaflympics! Every athlet… https://t.co/v4hNTTUxrV— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 165...
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SA batter Zubayr Hamza suspended by ICC for doping violation

The ICC on Tuesday suspended South African batter Zubayr Hamza from all cricket-related activities for a period of nine months after he admitted to an anti-doping rule violation under the apex body’s anti-doping code. Hamza provided an out-of-competition sample on January 17, 2022 in Paarl, South Africa, in which the prohibited substance Furosemide – which is a specified substance in Section S5 of the 2022 WADA Prohibited List – was found. He admitted the violation and, having established no significant fault or negligence on his part, a nine-month period of ineligibility has been imposed, backdated to 22 March 2022, the date that Hamza accepted a provisional suspension. The effect of this suspension is that Hamza will be eligible to return to cricket on December 22, 2022.In addition, a...
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Seville on alert as fans arrive for Europa League final

More than 5,000 police officers and security personnel are on high alert in Seville as the Spanish city braces for the throngs of Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt fans arriving for the Europa League final. Streets are being closed, barriers are being erected around monuments and security has been heightened in subway stations and at the city’s main squares to try to maintain order as more than 50,000 Scottish and German fans are expected in the city ahead of Wednesday’s match. Both clubs are hoping to end decades of European despair by winning the final of the second-tier continental competition at Sevilla’s Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán Stadium. Frankfurt hasn’t won a European trophy in more than 40 years, while Rangers’ last European title came 50 years ago. The winning club will also secure a...
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The dominant Bajrang will be back soon: Bajrang Punia | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: "You will soon see the Bajrang who ruled the mat in 2018," assured Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Bajrang Punia after winning the 65kg trials for the Commonwealth Games while Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia also expectedly triumphed in their respective categories, here on Tuesday. Bajrang, who is under the scanner for lack of attacking moves in his bouts since the Asian Championship, booked his berth in the national team with wins over Sujeet (4-0) and Vishal Kalliraman (2-1). Like it happened in the Asian Championship in Mongolia, where he won a silver, Bajrang was largely engaged in standing wrestling against Sujeet, winning points on passivity of his rival. In the final against Vishal, he attempted a few moves but was put on the clock himself for lack of action and eventuall...
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Nikhat, Manisha and Parveen to go for gold at world boxing championships | Boxing News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Nikhat Zareen, Manisha Moun and Parveen Hooda will fight hard to change the colour of their medals when they enter the ring for the semifinals of the IBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Istanbul on Wednesday. The three boxers are assured of at least a bronze after they pulled out thrilling victories in their respective quarterfinal bouts on Monday. "The performance has been satisfactory. The boxers have performed very well although they weren't able to convert it (into wins). But all of them have played well. They have given their best in the ring," women's head coach Bhaskar Bhatt told PTI from Istanbul. Nikhat (52kg) will be aiming to upgrade her maiden medal at the world event from bronze to gold and standing in her way is Caroline De Almeida of Brazil. The 25-year-o...
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The dominant Bajrang will be back soon: Bajrang Punia

“You will soon see the Bajrang who ruled the mat in 2018,” assured Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Bajrang Punia after winning the 65kg trials for the Commonwealth Games while Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia also expectedly triumphed in their respective categories, here on Tuesday. Bajrang, who is under the scanner for lack of attacking moves in his bouts since the Asian Championship, booked his berth in the national team with wins over Sujeet (4-0) and Vishal Kalliraman (2-1). Like it happened in the Asian Championship in Mongolia, where he won a silver, Bajrang was largely engaged in standing wrestling against Sujeet, winning points on passivity of his rival. In the final against Vishal, he attempted a few moves but was put on clock himself for lack of action and eventually prevailed. #...
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PSG player criticized for missing anti-homophobia day game

A group fighting homophobia in soccer has called on the French league and Paris Saint-Germain to ask player Idrissa Gueye for an explanation after he missed a game last week amid reports that he refused to play because he did not want to wear a rainbow-colored number on the back of his jersey. The Senegal midfielder traveled with his teammates to Montpellier last weekend for Saturday’s French league game in the southern city but did not play, with PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino citing “personal reasons” to justify his absence on the field. For the second consecutive season, professional clubs in the country had been invited to label their players’ shirts with colored numbers using the rainbow flag, the symbol of the LGBTQ movement. According to French radio RMC, citing unidentified sourc...
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1st Test: Tamim ton gives Bangladesh upper hand against Sri Lanka | Cricket News – Times of India

CHITTAGONG (Bangladesh): Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das struck fifties after Tamim Iqbal made a hundred to put Bangladesh in pole position in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Chittagong on Tuesday. Liton hit 54 not out and Mushfiqur made 53 not out as the pair added 98 runs in an unbroken stand to guide Bangladesh to 318-3 at stumps on the third day, in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings 397. Tamim retired on 133 after reaching his 10th Test hundred with a four and single off Asitha Fernando off successive balls before tea. But he is expected to resume his 217-ball innings -- including 15 fours -- on the fourth day when Bangladesh will aim to accelerate their scoring rate in pursuit of a first-innings lead. Liton joined Mushfiqur when Tamim did not return after the break and helped Ba...
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Thomas Cup: We knew we had the ability to get a medal, says HS Prannoy | Badminton News – Times of India

MUMBAI: HS Prannoy played a major role in India's maiden triumph in the Thomas Cup world badminton team championship by winning two crucial fifth rubbers in the quarterfinals and semifinals. India and Malaysia were tied 2-2 in the quarterfinal clash and everything depended on Prannoy's match against Jun Hao Leong. The Indian shuttler defeated the Malaysian opponent 21-13, and 21-8. Prannoy encountered the same situation in the semis clash with Denmark and the 29-year-old from Kerala prevailed over Rasmus Gemke in three games, coming back after losing the first game to win 12-21, 21-9, 21-12. Prannoy, who has won a bronze medal in boys' singles at the 2010 World Junior Championships, and a silver medallist at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games, has had big best results in team competitions win...
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Wrestler Satender Malik assaults referee Jagbir Singh during CWG trials, gets life ban | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In an unprecedented incident, Services' wrestler Satender Malik launched a physical assault on referee Jagbir Singh after losing the 125kg final during the Commonwealth Games trials, prompting the national federation to impose a life ban on him, here on Tuesday. The Air Force wrestler was leading 3-0 with just a 18 seconds left in the deciding bout when Mohit effected a 'take-down' move and also pushed Satender out of the mat for another point. However, referee Virender Malik did not award two points to Mohit for the 'takedown' move and gave only one point for the pushout. The decision upset Mohit, who requested for a challenge. Satyadev Malik, the jury for the bout, excused himself from the decision for the sake of impartiality, since he belonged to the Mokhra village from w...
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MI vs SRH Live Score, IPL 2022: On rollercoaster ride, Hyderabad meet Mumbai in must-win game – The Times of India

The formidable Sunrisers pace attack includes Umran Malik, who has been a revelation, while the others like Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Marco Jansen, who can trouble Rohit with the delivery that comes in, and yorker specialist T Natarajan have fared well. The MI batters will need to be wary of Malik, who is improving after every game and already has 18 wickets.!(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { window.TimesApps = window.TimesApps || {}; const { TimesApps } = window; TimesApps.loadFBEvents = function() { (function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { if (f.fbq) return; n = f.fbq = function() { n.callMethod ? n.callMethod(...arguments) : n.queue.push(arguments); ...