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Warriors beat Thunders in opening game

An explosive knock from Bode-Barsain Thunders’ Mukunda Yadav sealed a 33-run win over Bajaj Khadak Warriors in the inaugural match of the Saptari Premier League in Rajbiraj on Monday.

Sports Bureau, Jun 18 2019

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Uruguay hammer Ecuador 4-0

Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani were on target as Uruguay thumped 10-man Ecuador 4-0 in their opening Group ‘C’ match at the Copa America on Sunday.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jun 18 2019

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Lloyd double leads dominant United States into last 16

Veteran striker Carli Lloyd scored twice as the United States beat Chile 3-0 on Sunday, sending the current holders into the last 16 at the Women’s World Cup despite some remarkable resistance from the opposition goalkeeper Christiane Endler.

REUTERS, Jun 18 2019

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Bhandari, the star striker of Nepali women’s football

Sabitra Bhandari is the star striker of the Nepali women’s national football team. Her strike rate, imposing presence at the heart of the opposition’s defence and her electric pace set herself apart from the rest players. She nicknamed herself as ‘Samba’ for the love of Brazilian football.

Post Report, Jun 18 2019

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Police knock out defending champions Golden Gate

Nepal Police Club knocked defending champions Golden Gate International Club out of the Nepal Basketball League after Bikash Gurung once again inspired his team in a thumping 90-65 win to take the three-match Eliminator 2-0 on Monday.

ADARSHA DHAKAL, Jun 18 2019

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Injured Roy to miss England’s next two games

England opener Jason Roy will miss the hosts’ next two World Cup matches with a torn left hamstring, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Monday.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jun 18 2019

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India minister Shah trumpets ‘another strike’ on Pakistan

India’s powerful home minister Amit Shah on Monday hailed the country’s cricket World Cup win over Pakistan as “another strike”—months after his country launched air attacks over Pakistani territory in an escalation of tension between the two rivals.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jun 18 2019

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Sensational Shakib anchors big Bangladesh chase

Bangladesh powered to the second highest run chase in World Cup history as Shakib Al Hasan’s brilliant century clinched a memorable seven-wicket win over the West Indies on Monday.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jun 18 2019

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