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Horoscope Today, 28 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 are blessed by moon, a good day for you. You have a good vitality you may enjoy at work, may enjoy romantic moments with spouse, which may improve domestic harmony. You are likely to make new plans to start some new project, your perfection may help you to design the flow chart. Job seekers will find suitable job. Love birds are advised to avoid discussions on worthless topics. Taurus: Today, you may not feel better, old health issues may arises, it may make you upset. You may take some wrong decisions due to impatience and hurry. It is advised to think twice before making any decision. It is advised that should not keep money loose, otherwise you may spend it on buying worthless stuff....
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IPL 2022: Royals extend Bangalore’s wait for first title

Royal Challengers Bangalore were 130 for 4 in 15.2 overs against Lucknow Super Giants in the Eliminator at Eden Gardens. Rajat Patidar had just mowed Ravi Bishnoi for six. The next ball, Patidar pulled again, straight to deep midwicket, where Deepak Hooda dropped a sitter. Patidar blew LSG away thereafter as he led RCB to 207. In Qualifier 2 at Narendra Modi Stadium against Rajasthan Royals, RCB were 130 for 3 in 15.2 overs, with Patidar in flow again. He even picked the wide carom ball from Ravichandran Ashwin and bashed it flat to long-off, where Jos Buttler, on the very edge of the boundary, held on to a much harder chance than Hooda had spilled. RR forced open this window of opportunity so firmly they blew RCB out the door; instead of the 77 runs that LSG had leaked after dropping P...
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RR vs RCB: All over for RCB, same bouncing ball gets Kohli & intruder jumps fence again

As he wrapped up the match with his fourth hundred of the edition, he shook hands with Virat Kohli, who had done the four-century feat in 2016, and proceeded to do the same with rest of RCB. Then, at the end, Butler turned and shouted ‘Virat” who swung back, and Butler would throw his hands around Kohli’s shoulder and say something. A smile appeared in Kohli’s tired face. Couple of days ago, R Ashwin had spoken about how the late Shane Warne led team had won the first edition and “there is something special” in the air this time around. We shall know on Sunday if Warne’s team can do it again in his memory. Placards of Warne bobbed around the stadium as Rajasthan hunted down a paltry total without much fuss. RCB were deflated as soon as Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal exploded away in the ...
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Nadal stays on course for possible Djokovic clash in quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal hammered Dutch 26th seed Botic van de Zandschulp 6-3 6-2 6-4 in the French Open third round on Friday to remain on course for a potential mouth-watering showdown against world number one Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals. Nadal has 13 Roland Garros titles among his 21 majors — the highest among men — but the Spaniard was denied last year when he went down in the semi-finals to eventual champion Djokovic. Around the same time on nearby Court Philippe Chatrier, the Serb also put on a prolific display to book his spot in the fourth round with a 6-3 6-3 6-2 win over Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene to stay in the hunt for a record-equalling 21st major. While Djokovic will next meet Argentine Diego Schwartzman, Nadal will take on Canadian ninth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime before their ...
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It’s about staying grounded for teen chess sensation R Praggnanandhaa | Chess News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Indian teen chess sensation Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa might have achieved some of his best results in the recent past, including upsetting world champion Magnus Carlsen twice, but the 16-year-old believes in keeping his feet firmly grounded. Three months after stunning Carlsen and Levon Aronian in the Airthings Masters tournament, the Indian chess prodigy had come up with another impressive performance by finishing second at the Chessable Masters earlier this week. In the semi-finals, he defeated world No. 9 Anish Giri of the Netherlands before going down to Chinese world number two Ding Liren to finish runner-up in the $150,000 event. "I don't try to celebrate at all. It's nothing compared to what they all have achieved. It's definitely a big thing, but not like it's not somet...
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Rafael Nadal sweeps into French Open last 16 | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Rafael Nadal continued his pursuit of a 14th French Open title, cruising past Dutch 26th seed Botic van de Zandschulp 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to reach the last 16 on Friday. The 21-time major champion will play Canadian ninth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime for a place in the quarter-finals, where world number one Novak Djokovic could await him. Nadal is now 108-3 at Roland Garros in his career. "I think I played a good match against a good player. I'm very happy to win," said Nadal. The Spaniard had a break point for 5-0 in the third set, but Van de Zandschulp refused to roll over, winning four of the next five games before Nadal put away his second match point, having saved a break point in between the two. "You always feel a little bit the nerves to finish the match, so I'm happy to be throu...
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Five sets separate men from boys

The first week of a Grand Slam usually sets the tone for the rest of the fortnight. The men’s draw – played in the best-of-five-sets format – usually produces predictable, lopsided results, while the best-of-three women’s draw throws up plenty of upsets. Roland Garros has stayed true to that this week. Taylor Fritz, seeded 13th, is the highest-ranked men’s player to fall so far, while only three of the top eight seeds are left in the women’s draw. Defending champion Barbora Krejcikova – still reeling from an elbow injury – had to withdraw after testing positive for Covid-19. There have been calls to do away with the best-of-five format altogether. Due to long matches and complicated schedules, tennis has struggled to compete with other sports for younger viewership, and the likes of Nov...
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Bilaterals may get ‘squeezed’ with longer duration for leagues like IPL: ICC chairman Barclay | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: The bilateral contests between international teams may get "squeezed" if the window for T20 leagues like the IPL keep getting longer, ICC Chairman Greg Barclay said on Friday. With the addition of two teams this season, the IPL has been expanded to 74 games over a two month window compared to 60 matches last season. Asked how one strikes a balance between the IPL and the international calendar, Barclay said, “It is a good question. There will be an increase in both the scoping scale of some of the domestic leagues like the IPL and possibly some of the others and there will be new leagues. "But they are the sovereign domain of the members, the domestic competitions, they can run as they choose to. But more events, and longer time periods through those events mean there is going t...
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Djokovic eases into French Open last 16 | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Top seed Novak Djokovic powered past Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia 6-3 6-3 6-2 on Friday to advance to the French Open fourth round and stay firmly on course to challenge for a record-equalling 21st Grand Slam win. The 35-year-old world number one, who was on the court for less than two hours, next plays 15th seed Diego Schwartzman of Argentina. "It's not possible to play perfectly but to strive to play close to perfection," Djokovic said in an on-court interview. "I want to play my characteristic game, my aggressive game. It is not always possible but today it was very good." Bedene, ranked 195th in the world after an eight-month layoff and a return to action in March, was no match for Djokovic's power and near-flawless service games. The Serb wasted three break points at 2-1 in the ...
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Watch: Pitch invader touches Virat Kohli in IPL Qualifier 2 | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: An enthusiastic fan breached security at the world's biggest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad to touch Virat Kohli in the second Indian Premier League qualifier on Friday. Kohli was at the crease after Rajasthan Royals invited Bangalore to bat first when the young man ran onto the field and attempted to shake hands with the superstar cricketer. But the fan, it seemed, could only touch the glove of Kohli who reluctantly put his hand forward to avoid the intrusion after the first ball of the match. અમદાવાદ : વિરાટ કોહલીને મળવા ચાહક સુરક્ષા તોડી ગ્રાઉન્ડમાં ઘસી આવ્યો, જુઓ વિડિયો#CGNews #Ahmedabad #Viratkohli… https://t.co/gQ0CRhkiLJ— ConnectGujarat (@ConnectGujarat) 1653660835000A group of ground officials gave chase and eventually overpowered the man in yellow t-shirt before haulin...
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French Open: Sasnovich ousts another GS champion, Leylah Fernandez advances

Aliaksandra Sasnovich eliminated a Grand Slam champion for the second straight match to reach the fourth round at the French Open. The 47th-ranked Belarusian beat three-time major champion Angelique Kerber 6-4, 7-6 (5) at Court Simonne Mathieu. Sasnovich had defeated reigning U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu in the second round. She next faces Italian player Martina Trevisan, whose best result at a Grand Slam was the quarterfinals at Roland Garros two years ago.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium Heading to the #RolandGarros fourth round for the first time 🔜 Aliaksandra Sasnovich knocks out no.21 seed Kerber 6-4 7-6(5). pic.twitter.com/b8idIM4My4 — Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) May 27, 2022 Coco Gauff reached the fourth round at the French Open by beating Kaia Kanepi. T...
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UEFA to prevent Ukrainian, Belarusian teams from being drawn against each other | Football News – Times of India

Teams from Belarus and Ukraine will be prevented from being drawn against each other in any UEFA competition going forward, the Executive Committee of European soccer's governing body said on Friday. The move comes following Russia's invasion of Ukraine for which Belarus has been a key staging area. Teams from Russia and Ukraine were already prevented from being drawn against each other well before the conflict began earlier this year. In March, UEFA had said Belarusian clubs and the national team will have to play all their home matches in UEFA competitions at neutral venues with no spectators allowed. "Today's further decision is made to ensure the smooth running of UEFA competitions as the safety and security of the teams, officials and other participants may not be fully guaranteed ...
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Gauff triumphs in French Open battle of the ages | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Coco Gauff, the youngest player left in the French Open, made the last 16 on Friday with a straight-sets win over Kaia Kanepi, the oldest woman in the tournament at 36. Gauff, the 18-year-old 18th seed, triumphed 6-3, 6-4 to reach the fourth round for a second successive year having enjoyed a run to the quarter-finals in 2021. Kanepi, ranked 46, was the junior champion at Roland Garros in 2001, three years before Gauff was born. Gauff defeated the Estonian on her way to the Parma clay court title in 2021 and goes on to face Belgium's Elise Mertens for a spot in the quarter-finals. Mertens reached the last 16 with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Varvara Gracheva of Russia. !(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { window.TimesApps = window.TimesApps || {}; const { ...
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Benzema – a talisman for Real Madrid but a divisive figure in France

Three Espanyol defenders converged, like a band of policemen shadowing a slippery pickpocket, onto Karim Benzema, his shaved crown glistening under the lights, his imposing frame in Real Madrid’s turquoise green away shirt shining in the undulating wave of attention. Benzema slipped out, then slipped in, veered closer to the nearest, unsuspecting defender, cushioned the lobbed pass with his right thigh, stuttered and stumbled as he chased the rebound, slunk his right shoulder a tad, as if shrugging a housefly off, before he twisted the ball with the back of his right heel through the agape legs of the defender, Eduardo, towards the path of an onrushing, untracked Casemiro, who slammed the ball past the goalkeeper. Such undefinable moments — a no-look, back-heeled, nut-megged assist — de...
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Liverpool’s Thiago, Fabinho in travelling squad for Champions League final | Football News – Times of India

Liverpool midfielders Thiago Alcantara and Fabinho will be part of the squad that is travelling to Paris for the Champions League final against Real Madrid, the Premier League club said on Friday. Liverpool will face Real in Saturday's final at Stade de France with the Merseyside club looking to win a third trophy this season, having claimed the League Cup and FA Cup. The midfielders were injury concerns for manager Juergen Klopp but the club said they are set to come into contention to return. Thiago resumed training after being forced from the pitch with a muscle issue in the first half of their 3-1 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the final league game of the season last Sunday, as Liverpool finished second in the table. Fabinho has not featured for the team since sustaining a mus...
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Virat Kohli wishes former head coach Ravi Shastri on his birthday | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Star Indian batter Virat Kohli on Friday extended his birthday wishes to Ravi Shastri, the former head coach who turned 60 on Friday. Kohli took to Instagram to extend his wishes to Shastri, with who he shared a great partnership as a captain-coach duo before Shastri stepped down as head coach in November 2021. "Happy Birthday Ravi bhai. Have a good one," said the star batter's Instagram story. Indian opener Mayank Agarwal also took to Twitter to extend his wishes to Shastri, tweeting, "A very happy birthday @RaviShastriOfc bhai! Wishing you a year of good health, happiness and success." A very happy birthday @RaviShastriOfc bhai! Wishing you a year of good health, happiness and success.— Mayank Agarwal (@mayankcricket) 1653628031000Middle-order batter Cheteshwar Pujara also wis...
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IPL 2022 Qualifier 2, RR vs RCB Live Score Updates: Virat Kohli in focus as Rajasthan lock horns with Bangalore

IPL 2022 Qualifier 2 RR vs RCB Live Cricket Score: Here are the two squads: Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (captain), Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Anunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Shubham Garhwal, James Neesham, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rassie van der Dussen, Daryl Mitchell, Corbin Bosch. Royal Challengers Bangalore: Faf du Plessis (captain), Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Josh Hazlewood, Shahbaz Ahmed, Anuj Rawat, Akash Deep, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash Prabhudesai, Chama Milind,...
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RR vs RCB Live Score, IPL 2022: McCoy removes Du Plessis but Rajat solid for Bangalore : 18.2 : Royal Challengers Bangalore : 146/7

LIVE NOWTHE TIMES OF INDIA | May 27, 2022, 21:11:45 ISTT20 MATCH LIVE UPDATES IPL 2022 RR vs RCB Live Score: Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson won the toss and opted to bowl first against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Qualifier 2. Both teams are unchanged for tonight's contest. Check RR vs RCB IPL live score updates, scorecard, Ball by ball commentary, live streaming and highlights on Times of India.Read Less!(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...
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Sri Lanka crushes Bangladesh by 10 wickets to win series

Sri Lanka crushed Bangladesh by 10 wickets in the second cricket test to win the series 1-0 after the host team collapsed from 156-5 to 169 all out in its second innings on Friday. Sri Lanka easily reached the target on the fifth and final day to finish 29-0 in three overs with Oshada Fernando hitting 21 off only nine balls. Captain Dimuth Karunaratne was 7 not out. Fast bowler Asitha Fernando did most of the damage for Sri Lanka’s bowlers, registering his first 10-wicket haul in a match with 4-93 in the first innings, followed by 6-51. Shakib Al Hasan (58) and in-form Liton Das (52) earlier helped Bangladesh avoid an innings defeat.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium Resuming the day on 34-4 and still needing 107 runs to make Sri Lanka bat again, Bangladesh lost Mushfiq...
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If Rishabh Pant plays 100 Tests, his name would be etched in record books forever: Sehwag | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: If Rishabh Pant wants to get his name etched in record books forever, he should strive to play 100 Test matches for the country, one of India's greatest long format match-winners Virender Sehwag said on Friday. Sehwag, the country's only cricketer to have struck two triple hundreds in Test cricket, is among the 11 Indians to have played 100 plus Tests and scored over 8500 runs. Pant, who has an enviable record being the only Indian wicket-keeper to have scored Test hundreds in Australia, England and South Africa, has played 30 Tests and scored 1920 runs so far at an average of 40.85. "If he (Pant) goes on to play 100+ Tests, his name would be etched in the history books forever. Only 11 Indian cricketers have achieved this feat, and everyone can recall those 11 names," Sehwag sa...