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Darren Sammy Chooses Rajshahi Kings over T20 Global League

There was a rumor ongoing that Darren Sammy might opt to play for T20 Global League, the newly launched franchise league from South Africa. Rajshahi Kings fans were tensed, would their King of Hearts the leader who put them to BPL 2016 final, come back to them? South Africa is launching their own franchise league called the T20 Global League. Sammy has his preference sorted and is all set to play in that league. The 33-year old experienced all-rounder is the captain of Pakistan Super League (PSL) winners Peshawar Zalmi….

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Mo Farah wins final race in Britain at Birmingham Diamond League meeting

British distance great Mo Farah sprinted clear to win the 3,000m at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting in his final track meeting on home soil. The 34-year-old, who is switching to road racing in 2018, came home in seven minutes 38.64 seconds. “All I dreamed of as a youngster was running for Britain,” said the four-time Olympic gold medallist. Elsewhere, Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith came fifth in a 100m race won by Olympic champion Elaine Thompson. Farah took his sixth World Championship gold in London earlier this month – to go…

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Neymar: Paris St-Germain forward says Barcelona ‘deserve better’ board

Neymar has criticised the directors of his former club Barcelona, who he left to join Paris St-Germain for a world record £200m earlier this month. The Brazil international was speaking after scoring twice on his home debut for PSG in a 6-2 win over Toulouse. “I spent four beautiful years there and parted happy,” said the 25-year-old. “But with them [the board], no. “For me, they are not the people who should be there, for the direction of Barca. Barca deserve much better.” Neymar’s two goals against Toulouse took his tally to three…

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England v West Indies: Why are West Indies so poor – and can problems be fixed?

We thought they might struggle. But this badly? West Indies were beaten by an innings and 209 runs by England at Edgbaston, losing a record 19 wickets in a day. The entire team, in two attempts, batted for a total of six and a half hours. England opener Alastair Cook managed almost 10 on his own. To the casual observer, it might have been a surprising margin of defeat. But, in the words of Test Match Special commentator Fazeer Mohammed: “It was just another day. West Indies are being decimated in…

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