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Manchester City off to winning start with victory at Wolves
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Manchester City off to winning start with victory at Wolves

Manchester City got their Premier League campaign off to a flying start with a 3-1 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers thanks to first-half goals by Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden plus a late Gabriel Jesus strike on Monday.The result means there has not been a single drawn match in the opening two rounds of Premier League fixtures and the 44 goals over a single ‘game week’ is a record for the 20-team era.Wolves beat City home and away last season but Pep Guardiola’s side were full value for their victory despite a strong response from the home side after they went 2-0 down.Guardiola gave a debut to close-season signing Nathan Ake, the Dutch defender signed from Bournemouth, lining up alongside John Stones in the centre of defence.While City were given a rest in the first week o...
Novak Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open to make Masters history
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Novak Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open to make Masters history

World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a sluggish start to lift his fifth Italian Open title on Monday, defeating Argentine Diego Schwartzman 7-5 6-3 for a record 36th ATP Masters crown.Playing in his maiden ATP 1000 final, eighth seed Schwartzman raced out of the blocks to convert two break point opportunities for a 3-0 lead as Djokovic’s usually clinical backhand offered up some errors.An on-and-off drizzle at Foro Italico, which included a smattering of fans, added to Djokovic’s frustration but he still found a way past Schwartzman’s serve to draw level at 3-3.Djokovic’s relentless baseline hitting came to the fore when he broke Schwartzman in the 12th game to take the opening set, despite committing 18 unforced errors.Schwartzman, who outplayed defending champion Raf...
IPL 2020 Highlights, RCB vs SRH: All-round RCB beat SRH by 10 runs
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IPL 2020 Highlights, RCB vs SRH: All-round RCB beat SRH by 10 runs

IPL 2020, RCB vs SRH Highlights: The final wicket goes down. Sandeep Sharma finds Virat Kohli in the deep and with that, RCB have beaten SRH by 10 runs to get off the mark in the points-table. SRH looked to be on course at 121/2 with Jonny Bairstow looking set with a half-century, but a slide triggered by Yuzvendra Chahal, saw SRH lose their final eight wickets for 31 runs. Chahal finished with 3/18 while Navdeep Saini and Shivam Dube picked up two wickets each.In the first innings, RCB posted a challenging 163/5 on the back of half-centuries from AB de Villiers and IPL debutant Devdutt Padikkal. RCB’s opening wicket stand put on 90 runs with Padikkal bringing up a half-century, and even though RCB struggled between overs 12 and 16, de Vil...
Experts warn of sharp fall in house prices – realestate.com.au
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Experts warn of sharp fall in house prices – realestate.com.au

Around 76,000 fewer dwellings were expected to be needed next year as a result of the fall in immigration. Picture: Alan Barber A ban on immigration could make the next few months a great time to buy a house, with COVID-19 sparking conditions not seen in 40 years. A COVID-19 induced ban on immigration is set to see Australia hit a giant population slump, the likes of which we have not seen in four decades, according to market experts, Fitch Ratings. In a research note, Fitch Ratings predicted Australian house prices would fall by 5 to 10 per cent in the next 12 to 18 months as a result, spared by an estimated 76,000 fewer dwellings required in 2021 because immigration will have dried up. MORE: 28-year-old buys house sight unseen, again Thous...
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Debutant Padikkal, Chahal get RCB off to a winning start | Cricket News – Times of India
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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Debutant Padikkal, Chahal get RCB off to a winning start | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Young opener Devdutt Padikkal starred on debut before Yuvzvendra Chahal produced a crafty spell to set up a 10-run win for Royal Challengers Bangalore in their opening IPL contest against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday. Padikkal (56 off 42, 8 fours) displayed his highly rated talent with a half-century before AB de Villiers (51 of 30) provided the much needed final flourish to take RCB to 163 for five after they were sent in to bat. ScorecardChasing 164 for a win, SRH were all out for 153 in 19.4 overs. The Sunrisers were on course for a comfortable chase with Jonny Bairstow (61 off 43) looking in ominous touch. Chahal (3/18) removed the Englishman and Vijay Shankar in successive balls in the 16th over to tilt the game decisively in his team's favour. Bairstow perished in his atte...
Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open to make Masters history | Tennis News – Times of India
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Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open to make Masters history | Tennis News – Times of India

ROME: World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a sluggish start to lift his fifth Italian Open title on Monday, defeating Argentine Diego Schwartzman 7-5 6-3 for a record 36th ATP Masters crown. Playing in his maiden ATP 1000 final, eighth seed Schwartzman raced out of the blocks to convert two break point opportunities for a 3-0 lead as Djokovic's usually clinical backhand offered up some errors. High Five ✋@DjokerNole clinches his fifth title in Rome 👏 📹: @TennisTV | #IBI20https://t.co/6aIUOszsQE— ATP Tour (@atptour) 1600708393000An on-and-off drizzle at Foro Italico, which included a smattering of fans, added to Djokovic's frustration but he still found a way past Schwartzman's serve to draw level at 3-3. Djokovic's relentless baseline hitting came to the fore when he broke Schwartzm...
IPL 2020: Virat Kohli becomes Simranjeet Singh for a day in honour of ‘COVID Hero | Cricket News – Times of India
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IPL 2020: Virat Kohli becomes Simranjeet Singh for a day in honour of ‘COVID Hero | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: India and Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli on Monday changed his Twitter handle name to Simranjeet Singh to honour the work done by the "COVID Hero" amid the pandemic. Through the IPL, the RCB players will be honouring a bunch of good samaritans who are helping needy people amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Massive respect for Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers who will have names of #CovidHeroes on their jerseys for the IPL… https://t.co/wtsLZfMeuU— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) 1600687445000The players wore jerseys sporting "My COVID Heroes" to pay their tribute to the "Real Challengers" in RCB's opening game Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday. Simranjeet Singh is one such "Real Challenger" from Chandigarh, hearing impaired, but that did not stop him from serving his community ...
IPL 2020: Pain has settled down and scan reports are encouraging, says Ashwin | Cricket News – Times of India
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IPL 2020: Pain has settled down and scan reports are encouraging, says Ashwin | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Senior India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is hopeful of recovering from his shoulder injury as his pain has subsided considerably and the scan reports have been "encouraging" after a nasty fall during Delhi Capitals' IPL opener against Kings XI Punjab. Check IPL 2020 League Stage ScheduleAshwin endured a dream and nightmare in a space of six deliveries as he scalped two KXIP batsmen and then suffered a jerk on his left shoulder trying to dive and stop a run off his own bowling. "I was in pain as I left the field last night, but the pain has settled down and the scan reports are pretty encouraging too. Thanks for all your love and support," Ashwin tweeted. I was in pain as I left the field last night, but the pain has settled down and the scan reports are pretty encoura… https:...
IPL 2020: SRH’s Mitchell Marsh suffers injury while bowling against RCB | Cricket News – Times of India
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IPL 2020: SRH’s Mitchell Marsh suffers injury while bowling against RCB | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh suffered an ankle injury while bowling during his side Sunrisers Hyderabad's IPL opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday. The 28-year-old Marsh twisted his ankle on the follow through during the fifth over of the RCB innings and he was seen hobbling out of the ground. Vijay Shankar completed the remaining two balls of the over and gave away nine runs. Marsh, who bowled only four deliveries, has had a history of injuries in the past due to which he has missed a number of editions of IPL. Marsh didn't come back to the field during the rest of the RCB innings. The Sunrisers won the toss and opted to field. Source link
LA County Firefighters Work to Protect Home Threatened by Bobcat Fire
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LA County Firefighters Work to Protect Home Threatened by Bobcat Fire

media_playLA County Firefighters Work to Protect Home Threatened by Bobcat Fire The Bobcat Fire, primarily in the Angeles National Forest and Los Angeles County, had burned over 105,000 acres as of Monday, September 21, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Video filmed by LA County Firefighters on Friday, September 18, and released on Monday shows firefighters with Engine 4143 fighting to protect a home north of Highway 2 from the encroaching flames. The LA County Fire Department said the Bobcat Fire, which started on September 6, was 15 percent contained as of Monday, September 21. Credit: @lacountyfirefighters via Storyful Source link
Moving on after US Open default, Novak Djokovic wins Italian Open
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Moving on after US Open default, Novak Djokovic wins Italian Open

By: AP | Rome | Updated: September 22, 2020 1:13:13 am Novak Djokovic celebrates his Italian Open win. (Source: AP)Fifteen days after he was defaulted from the U.S. Open, Novak Djokovic had plenty to celebrate on Monday. Djokovic beat Diego Schwartzman 7-5, 6-3 to win his fifth Italian Open title; he passed childhood idol Pete Sampras for the second-most weeks at No. 1 with 287 — trailing only Roger Federer’s 310 weeks in the top spot — and he re-asserted his dominance before the French Open starts in six days. “I don’t think I played my best tennis throughout the entire week but I think I found my best tennis when I needed it the most, in the decisive moments to...
SRH vs RCB Live Score, IPL 2020: Debutant Padikkal smashes fifty to lead RCB run charge | Cricket News – Times of India
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SRH vs RCB Live Score, IPL 2020: Debutant Padikkal smashes fifty to lead RCB run charge | Cricket News – Times of India

SRH vs RCB: Live Blog | Live Scorecard* MAIDEN IPL FIFTY for debutant Devdutt Padikkal off just 36 balls. RCB 83/0 in 9.3 oversThe youngster brought up his fifty with his 8th four of the innings off Abhishek Sharma. Devdutt Padikkal debut match:FC -- 7 & 77 vs Maharashtra 2018 List A -- 58 vs Jharkhand 2019 T20 -- 53* vs Uttarakhand 2019 IPL -- 51* vs SRH 2020 Bowling change: Abhishek Sharma comes into the attack. Time-Out! 9 overs: RCB 75/011 RUNS! Finch (27*) smacked a four and a six off consecutive deliveries off Rashid Khan. First, Finch smashed a short ball over mid-wicket for a four and followed that up with a slog-sweep maximum behind square leg. 8 overs: RCB 64/0Brilliant comeback over from Natarajan too, gave away just five singles in it. * SRH skipper David Warner making r...
SRH vs RCB, Emotional Rollercoaster: Of audacious smiles and agony of guilt
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SRH vs RCB, Emotional Rollercoaster: Of audacious smiles and agony of guilt

Written by Sriram Veera | Updated: September 22, 2020 12:23:16 am Devdutt Padikkal's 56 helped Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 10 runs on Monday. (Source: IPL)Padikkal’s audacious smile It came immediately after the first four of Devdutt Padikkal’s IPL career but it wasn’t a smile of joy or relief. There was, however, a touch of audaciousness about it. It was the first ball of the second over, and Padikkal not only charged out but also side-stepped outside leg stump to biff it over midwicket. He nodded his head to himself as he savoured the moment and flashed a triumphant smile, that you usually see in advertisements. It was a l...
IPL 2020: Looking to put on a ‘good show’ against CSK, says Steve Smith | Cricket News – Times of India
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IPL 2020: Looking to put on a ‘good show’ against CSK, says Steve Smith | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI (UAE): Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith and his team is looking forward to putting on a good show in their opening match for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). IPL began on September 19 with Mumbai Indians (MI) locking horns with CSK in the tournament opener. Check IPL 2020 League Stage ScheduleCSK managed to defeat MI by five wickets while on Sunday, Delhi Capitals triumphed over Kings XI Punjab in the Super Over. Rajasthan Royals will take on CSK on September 22 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. "Yeah obviously missed the last three ODIs in England. Been in Dubai for a couple of days now with some good rest and then got into a bit of running. Yesterday I did a bit of zig-zag running, which is part of the protocols to pass to ...
Ravichandran Ashwin:  IPL 2020: Will find out more about Ashwin’s injury soon, says Delhi Capitals’ coach Ricky Ponting | Cricket News – Times of India
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Ravichandran Ashwin: IPL 2020: Will find out more about Ashwin’s injury soon, says Delhi Capitals’ coach Ricky Ponting | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Delhi Capitals' head coach Ricky Ponting said they will find out more about the shoulder injury sustained by off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin soon. Ashwin started his IPL 2020 campaign in the most impressive fashion on Sunday during Delhi's opening match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), taking two wickets in his first over. However, off the last ball of the over, he dived to save a single and hurt his shoulder in the process. After that, Ashwin went off the field with team physio Patrick Farhart. Delhi secured a win against KXIP in the Super Over. "Still buzzing the morning after! Thrilled with the way we fought back after our start, @MStoinis with both bat and ball and @KagisoRabada25 with a quality super over. We'll find out more about @ashwinravi99's injury soon and hopefully he...
Prajnesh advances, Nagal exits from French Open Qualifiers
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Prajnesh advances, Nagal exits from French Open Qualifiers

Indian tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran overcame a sluggish start to advance to the second round of the French Open men’s singles qualifying event but country’s top player Sumit Nagal bowed out after a close defeat, here on Monday. Seeded 16th, Nagal -- who became the first Indian in seven years to win a singles match at a Grand Slam with his opening round victory at the US Open --- lost 6-7 (4) 5-7 to Germany’s seasoned player Dustin Brown in one hour and 47 minutes.Nagal had his chances in the second set as he was leading 3-0 but Brown did not let him continue with the momentum. Prajnesh, India’s second-highest ranked singles player, got the better of Turkey’s Cem Ilkel 6-3 6-1 after losing his service early in his opening qualifier of the clay court Grand Slam. Ano...
Suarez cuts Barcelona contract, agrees Atletico Madrid terms: reports
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Suarez cuts Barcelona contract, agrees Atletico Madrid terms: reports

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has agreed a deal with the club to end his contract and settled on personal terms with Atletico Madrid, according to reports in Spain on Monday. The Catalans’ third top scorer of all time was told he was not wanted by new Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman and has been looking for a new club.Suarez, 33, who has one year to run on his Barcelona contract, agreed a deal with the club to cut it short, reports said.Mundo Deportivo said Suarez has fixed a contract with Atletico Madrid for two seasons, although the club will need to lighten their wage bill to accommodate the Uruguayan.Reports in Italy say Juventus are in talks with Atletico to re-sign Spain striker Alvaro Morata. Suarez had been heavily linked with Juventus but coach Andrea Pirlo said it ...
IPL 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Preview – 2016 finalists meet on the back of contrasting fortunes
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IPL 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Preview – 2016 finalists meet on the back of contrasting fortunes

Since headlining the 2016 IPL final four years ago, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore have gone down contrasting paths. Champions that season, SRH have reached the Playoffs all three seasons, in one of which the side finished runners-up. Meanwhile, RCB’s fortunes have gone south, twice bagging with the wooden spoon (In 2017 and 2019) and one finishing sixth on the points-table.IPL 2020, SRH vs RCB - LIVE!This year, even before RCB underwent their first training session, the memes began flooding the internet with Kohli’s team being at the receiving end of it. But as a fresh season beckons, Kohli has the chance to shut down all his trolls, purely on the basis of the wherewithal he possesses this year. In Aaron Finch and Chris Morris, RCB have managed to se...
IPL 2020, RCB Predicted XI: Will Aaron Finch make his RCB debut?
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IPL 2020, RCB Predicted XI: Will Aaron Finch make his RCB debut?

Having bagged the wooden spoon twice in the last three seasons, the Royal Challengers Bangalore are under immense pressure to live up to their star power. Ahead of the IPL 2020 auction last December, hoping to spark turnaround in fortunes, RCB let go off 12 players from their previous year’s squad and spent Rs 21.5 crore to purchase some smart buys.IPL 2020, SRH vs RCB - LIVE!With a strengthened and a much more balanced squad this time around, Virat Kohli-led RCB will be itching to break the jinx of the last three years and their journey towards it begins Monday, when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad. Ahead of their series opener against the 2016 IPL champions, here’s a look at the 11 players they are likely to field.IPL 2020, SRH vs RCB Live Streaming: When and where to ...