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Horoscope Today, 30 May 2022: Check astrological prediction for Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces, Leo and other signs – Times of India

Aries: Today, your willpower may help you to start some new innovations on the work front. You may likely to get a big order in your parental business, which will increase growth in the business, in near future. New responsibilities in your job may make you busy. Jobseekers might get good job. Understanding with the spouse may be improved, which can maintain harmony in the family life. Taurus: Today, you may face health issues, which may make you inpatient. You may spend your hard earned money in buying worthless stuffs. You are advised to control your short temper nature, Love birds are advised to avoid discussions on worthless topics, otherwise there might have some break up. Gemini: Today, you may meet some influential person, who may help you in the progress of your work. Your netwo...
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Hardik’s high: Captain guides Gujarat Titans to IPL triumph in maiden season | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: In the end, with their captain Hardik Pandya leading the charge with both the bat and ball, nothing was going to stop Gujarat Titans from holding the IPL trophy this year. AS IT HAPPENED | SCORECARDWith more than one lakh fand cheering them vociferously, and their anthem ‘Aava De’ (bring it on!) blaring at full volume at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday night, Shubhman Gill, who cracked an unbeaten 45 (43b, 3x4, 1x6) finished off the proceedings in style for the Titans, pulling Obed McCoy for a six to seal a seven-wicket triumph in the final over a heartbroken Rajasthan Royals. While Gill played the anchor’s role in the chase to perfection, the Titans owed their win in the summit clash to Pandya, who produced a top-class act with the ball, taking three for 17 to restrict t...
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IPL 2022 Award Winners: Orange Cap, Purple Cap, Fairplay and other award winners

IPL 2022 Award Winners: Debutants Gujarat Titans were crowned the Indian Premier League (IPL) champions on Sunday after they beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the final in Ahmedabad. Opting to bat first, 2008 champions Rajasthan never got going and posted a below-par 130-9 with Jos Buttler, this IPL’s leading scorer, top scoring for them with a rather subdued 39. Gujarat captain Hardik Pandya (3-17) led by example with the ball, dismissing counterpart Sanju Samson, opener Buttler and Rajasthan’s middle-order lynchpin Shimron Hetmyer. Pandya shone with the bat too, scoring 34 and forging a 63-run stand with Shubman Gill to help Gujarat overcome a slow start to their chase. Opener Gill remained unbeaten on 45, sealing Gujarat’s victory with a six and with 11 balls to spare. 3⃣ Wi...
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Debutants to champions: Pandya leads Gujarat Titans to 2022 IPL title

Having begun the Indian Premier League 2022 under an injury cloud and as a raw captain, Hardik Pandya delivered the title for Gujarat Titans in their maiden season in their first match at their home ground, the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, with a spell of 4-0-17-3 and a pressure-easing 34 off 30 in the small chase of 131. Pandya seals it with the ball Against one of the top two bowling sides in the powerplay this IPL – the second being themselves – RR had come through the field restrictions for the loss of only Yashasvi Jaiswal. They were 60 at the start of the ninth over, the first one from Hardik Pandya. It wasn’t a runaway score, but on a used surface they had played on two nights ago in the Qualifier 2, with the ball gripping and holding up, it wasn’t a bad platform at all. 🚨...
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IPL Final 2022: ‘Hardik Pandya – a leader of men’

Newcomer Gujarat Titans won the Indian Premier League at its first attempt on Sunday with allrounder Hardik Pandya leading his team to an emphatic seven-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals in the final. Pandya grabbed 3/17 with impeccable medium-fast bowling to restrict Rajasthan to 130/9 after Sanju Samson won the toss and chose to bat. Pandya then made a crucial 34 off 30 balls as Gujarat reached 133-3 in 18.1 overs in front of a raucous crowd of more than 100,000 at the Narendra Modi Stadium. Opening batter Shubman Gill top-scored with an unbeaten 45 and sealed the memorable win with a six off Obed McCoy over deep square leg.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium Pandya’s superb bowling in the middle overs derailed Rajasthan’s bid for a second IPL title since winning th...
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IPL 2022: RR’s Jos Buttler bags Orange Cap with 863 runs | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Rajasthan Royals opening batter Jos Buttler held the Orange Cap in the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Englishman registered a whopping total of 863 runs in 17 matches, at an average of 57.53 and a strike rate of 149.05. Second in the tally was Lucknow Super Giants skipper KL Rahul with 616 runs, Buttler surpassed Delhi Capitals batter, David Warner's tally of 848 runs to become the second-highest scorer of all time in an IPL season. He also smashed four centuries and four half-centuries in IPL 2022. Coming to the summit clash, Hardik Pandya's all-round performance of 34 runs with the bat and a three-wicket haul with ball powered debutants Gujarat Titans to a seven-wicket win over inaugural champions Rajasthan Royals here at the Narendra Modi Stadium on S...
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IPL 2022: RR’s Yuzvendra Chahal wins Purple Cap with 27 wickets | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Rajasthan Royals spinner Yuzvendra Chahal held the Purple Cap in the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Chahal scalped a total of 27 wickets, at an average of 19.51 and an economy of 7.75 in 17 matches of IPL 2022. He was followed by Royal Challengers Bangalore spinner Wanindu Hasaranga with 26 wickets. Coming to the summit clash, Hardik Pandya's all-round performance of 34 runs with the bat and a three-wicket haul with ball powered debutants Gujarat Titans to a seven-wicket win over inaugural champions Rajasthan Royals here at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday. Apart from Hardik, it was Shubman Gill who smashed 45 runs and helped his side chase down the modest target of 131 in 18.1 overs. !(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { window.TimesApps = ...
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French Open: Rafael Nadal sets up 59th match with Djokovic

Rafael Nadal got through a serious test in the French Open’s fourth round by edging Felix Auger-Aliassime 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to set up a record 59th matchup against rival Novak Djokovic. 🙌🇪🇸 pic.twitter.com/nsLcUgApBv — Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) May 29, 2022 Sunday’s thriller in Court Philippe Chatrier was only the third five-setter Nadal ever has played at Roland Garros, where he has won 13 of his record 21 Grand Slam titles.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium Nadal is 3-0 in those contests that go the distance, part of his overall 109-3 mark at the clay-court tournament. Two of those three career defeats in Paris came against Djokovic, owner of 20 major titles and two at the French Open. Last year, Djokovic beat Nadal in the semifinals en route to the trophy....
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IPL 2022 Final, Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals Highlights: Gujarat Titans complete dream debut with IPL title | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Nobody gave them a chance but Gujarat Titans, bucking all pre-tournament predictions, surprised everyone by lifting the Indian Premier League title in a dream maiden season after a seven-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals in the final on Sunday. Gujarat's highly-rated bowling attack, led by skipper Hardik Pandya (3/17) himself, limited a formidable Rajasthan Royals batting unit to 130 for nine after losing the toss. As it happened | ScorecardShubman Gill and David Miller remained unbeaten on 45 and 32, respectively, to complete an emphatic win for their team. It should have been a comfortable chase but Rajasthan bowled their hearts out to make it an interesting final. As they showed all season, Gujarat remained calm in tough situations to finish the chase in 18.1 overs. Not...
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Stephens powers into French Open quarter-finals | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Sloane Stephens reached the quarter-finals at Roland Garros for the third time on Sunday by thrashing Switzerland's Jil Teichmann 6-2, 6-0 in the last 16. Former US Open champion Stephens, who lost the 2018 French Open final to Simona Halep, will next face fellow American Coco Gauff on Tuesday. "Americans in Paris... I think it'll be a great match and I'm looking forward to it," said Stephens who is currently 64th in the WTA rankings. Teichmann, who had never reached the second week of a major before, was no match for Stephens who romped to victory in just 63 minutes. !(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { window.TimesApps = window.TimesApps || {}; const { TimesApps } = window; TimesApps.loadFBEvents = function() { ...
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Watch: Lockie Ferguson bowls fastest delivery of IPL 2022, beats Umran Malik | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Titans pacer Lockie Ferguson on Sunday surpassed Sunrisers Hyderabad's Umran Malik's record for the fastest delivery of IPL 2022. Ferguson achieved this feat during the summit clash of IPL 2022 against Rajasthan Royals, at the Narendra Modi Stadium, where he bowled at the pace of 157.3 kmph. Delivered: The fastest ball of the #TATAIPL 2022 ⚡️⚡️Presenting the Lockie Ferguson thunderbolt 👌 👌 #GTvRR |… https://t.co/MJuc8XeOha— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) 1653839012000Earlier, this record was held by Umran Malik, who had bowled at the pace of 157kmph. He had also won the 'fastest delivery of the match' award 14 consecutive times. !(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { window.TimesApps = window.TimesApps || {}; const { TimesApps } = window; ...
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IPL final watched by crowd of 104,859: Organisers | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: The Indian Premier League final between Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals in Ahmedabad set a new record attendance for a cricket match, attracting a crowd of 104,859, organisers said on Sunday. The 132,000-seater Narendra Modi Stadium -- the biggest cricket ground in the world -- was nearly full for the season finale of the popular Twenty20 tournament. The largest crowd in one-day matches was previously listed as 100,000 in Kolkata in the 1990s and early 2000 but the highest official figure for a limited-overs match was the 87,812 people at the 1992 50-over World Cup final between Pakistan and England in Melbourne. The Ahmedabad stadium has been working empty or at half capacity during the coronavirus pandemic after it opened in 2020 to a packed mega rally of former US pres...
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Athletes camping overseas are bringing back performance enhancing drugs for distribution: Anju tells AFI

Legendary long jumper and Athletics Federation of India (AFI) senior vice-president Anju Bobby George on Sunday dropped a bombshell alleging that few of country’s athletes are bringing back performance enhancing drugs from overseas, which are being distributed among some of their colleagues. Speaking at the two-day Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the AFI here, Anju, the country’s lone World Championships medallist, said many of the banned drugs being consumed, have been brought by athletes caught for doping originated from abroad. “Many banned drugs being taken by the athletes caught for doping are not available in India, they come from abroad,” Anju, also an acclaimed coach, has reportedly briefed the general body. “It is not only the coaches supplying banned drugs to young athletes bu...
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Athletes camping overseas are bringing back performance enhancing drugs for distribution: Anju tells AFI general body | More sports News – Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Legendary long jumper and Athletics Federation of India (AFI) senior vice-president Anju Bobby George on Sunday dropped a bombshell alleging that few of the country's athletes are bringing back performance enhancing drugs from overseas, which are being distributed among some of their colleagues. Speaking at the two-day Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the AFI here, Anju, the country's lone World Championships medallist, said many of the banned drugs being consumed, have been brought by athletes caught for doping originated from abroad. "Many banned drugs being taken by the athletes caught for doping are not available in India, they come from abroad," Anju, also an acclaimed coach, has reportedly briefed the general body. "It is not only the coaches supplying banned drugs to y...
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Watch: IPL creates Guinness World Record with largest cricket jersey | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Amid the high voltage final clash of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 between Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals, the tournament created the Guinness World Record for the world's largest cricket jersey. IPL achieved this feat during the summit clash of the 15th edition at Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday. A 𝗚𝘂𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱 𝗥𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗿𝗱 to start #TATAIPL 2022 Final Proceedings. 🔝 #GTvRR Presenting the 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱'𝘀 𝗟𝗮𝗿𝗴𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗖𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲… https://t.co/ljGyZMTFjz— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) 1653831111000The certificate was presented to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly, secretary Jay Shah, and IPL chairman Brijesh Patel. Coming to the summit clash, Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bat against Gujarat Titans. The Titans could have a significant psych...
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French Open 2022: Coco Gauff reaches quarterfinals again

American teenager Coco Gauff hit one backhand around the net post in the first set along the way to earning a berth in the French Open quarterfinals for the second consecutive year. The 18-year-old American took over from 4-all in the opening set en route to beating No. 31 seed Elise Mertens of Belgium 6-4, 6-0 at Court Philippe Chatrier on Saturday. Gauff burst onto the scene at Wimbledon when she was 15 by becoming the youngest qualifier in tournament history, beating Venus Williams and getting all the way to the fourth round. Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium Her first Grand Slam quarterfinal came in Paris in 2021, when she lost to eventual champion Barbora Krejcikova, and now she’s made it that far again. The 18th-seeded Gauff’s next opponent will be 2017 U.S. Open...
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We will lift the sixth trophy anyhow, says MI’s Suryakumar Yadav | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season was a disaster for Mumbai Indians, with the five-time champions finishing at the bottom of the table with just four wins out of 14 league matches. However, despite having an awful campaign, star batter Suryakumar Yadav has set his goal for the next edition, saying the team will come back strongly and lift the coveted sixth trophy in the cash-rich league. In a video shared by the Mumbai Indians, a disappointed Yadav, who missed the start and end of the league because of injuries, said, "We've to lift the sixth (trophy) anyhow. It's unfortunate that it can't happen this year. Next year, we have to add one more trophy anyhow." Yadav, was one of the few bright spots for Mumbai in a forgettable campaign, being their second-highest run-gette...
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IPL 2022: RCB’s Rajat Patidar calls Virat Kohli his ‘idol’ | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Royal Challengers Bangalore batter Rajat Patidar expressed gratitude towards his former skipper Virat Kohli and called him his 'idol'. RCB's stint in IPL 2022 came to end after they lost in the Qualifier 2 match against Rajasthan Royals here at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Friday. Taking to his Twitter, Patidar posted a picture with Kohli and wrote, "No feeling more special than learning from your idol. Grateful." No feeling more special than learning from your idol. Grateful.😇@imVkohli 🙌🏻 #RCB https://t.co/dtRVq6akZj— Rajat Patidar (@RajatPatidar75) 1653816139000Patidar had joined RCB as a replacement for Luvnith Sisodia. He played a total of 8 matches and scored 333 runs, at a strike rate of 152.75. He also smashed 112 runs in the Eliminator match against Lucknow S...
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Jehan Daruvala secures maiden podium in Monaco

India’s Jehan Daruvala took his fourth podium of the Formula 2 season with a second-placed finish at the iconic Monaco street track. The 23-year-old chalked up the landmark result, his 11th Formula 2 podium, in Saturday’s sprint race. The Prema Racing driver had lined up third on the grid. He got a good getaway but had to take avoiding action to dodge stalled pole-sitter Jake Hughes which allowed team mate Dennis Hauger into the lead. Jehan slotted into second and gave chase but was unable to find a way past on the twisting streets of the Principality, notorious for being difficult to overtake on, with the top six, except Hughes, finishing in the order in which they started.Best of Express PremiumPremiumPremiumPremiumPremium Still, Jehan took home his first Monaco podium, the Red Bull-b...
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Umran Malik ‘breath of fresh’ air for pace bowling: Dav Whatmore | Cricket News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: Former Australian cricketer and World Cup-winning coach Dav Whatmore on Sunday said Umran Malik was a breath of fresh air in the world of pace bowling and expressed hope that the 22-year-old goes from strength to strength. Whatmore, who arrived in Srinagar as part of a camp at a private school here, said many youngsters from JK would like to emulate the pace sensation. "Umran Malik is a breath of fresh air for the speed and pace bowling. He has been wonderful to the point that he was retained by his (IPL) franchise which is a big thing. I am sure there are a lot of youngsters in this state that would like to emulate Malik," the cricketer, who has in past coached Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh among other teams, told reporters. He congratulated Malik for being selected in ...