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Team India captain Jasprit Bumrah produced a scintillating power-hitting performance during Day 2 of the rescheduled fifth and final Test of the series against England. Bumrah broke West Indies great Brian Lara’s record for most runs in an over in Test cricket, smashing 29 off Stuart Broad’s over in the first innings. Broad eventually conceded 35 runs in the over including extras, registering his name in the unwanted record for the most expensive over in Test history.Former India opener Virender Sehwag was among the many who reacted to Bumrah’s blitzkrieg against Broad. Sehwag shared a hilarious meme on his official…

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RUDNE, Ukraine — Yurii Brukhal, an electrician by trade, did not have a very dangerous role when he volunteered for Ukraine’s territorial defense forces at the start of the war. He was assigned to make deliveries and staff a checkpoint in the relative safety of his sleepy village. Weeks later, his unit deployed from his home in the west to a frontline battle in eastern Ukraine, the center of the fiercest fighting against Russian forces. He was killed on June 10. Andrii Verteev, who worked in a grocery store in the village, spent the first months of the war guarding…

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The most reliable way I’ve found to discover books I love is by seeking out the recommendations of writers whose work I admire. So when I saw that Patrick Radden Keefe, the author of the riveting “Empire of Pain,” was discussing his favorite writers in The Times Book Review, I broke out my note-taking app to add Emmanuel Carrère’s “The Adversary” to my ever-lengthening list of titles to read. It’s a holiday weekend here in the U.S., and I’ll be spending at least part of it reading, outside if the weather permits, indoors before a fan if it doesn’t. If…

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The cricketing world was taken by storm as Indian captain Jasprit Bumrah came out with the bat, swinging for the fences, and scored 31* off 16 balls, after having come in at number 10. This included a mammoth 35-run over off Stuart Broad, the most runs taken from a single over in any Test match, and included a no-ball which went for six and a bouncer which went for 5 wides.Bumrah, in his first-ever professional match as captain, walked in when Mohammed Shami was dismissed early in the morning of day 2 of the rescheduled fifth Test match at Edgbaston.…

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For 19 years the record stood with former South Africa leg-spinner when West Indies legend Brian Lara had smashed 28 runs back in 2003 in Johannesburg. South Africa’s Keshav Maharaj had come close to relieving him off that unwanted record, but had equalled Lara’s feat two years back against bowler Joe Root. But on Saturday, in Edgbaston, under the cloudy skies, the unlikely Jasprit Bumrah handed Stuart Broad a nightmarish over as the England pacer conceded a whopping 35 runs in a over. Moments after the carnage, the former South Africa bowler, Robin Peterson reacted. (India vs England Live Score,…

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Team India put on a strong score of 416 in the first innings as wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant (146) and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (104) smashed centuries, while captain Jasprit Bumrah pulled out an absolute carnage against Stuart Broad on Day 2. Bumrah broke Brian Lara’s record for most runs in an over in the longest format of the game, as Broad conceded 35 runs in six deliveries. By lunch, Bumrah had also given India a breakthrough, removing Alex Lees on 6.Bumrah is leading the Indian team in the absence of full-time captain Rohit Sharma, who was ruled out of the Edgbaston…

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After James Anderson picked his fourth wicket dismissing Ravindra Jadeja, India were still far from the 400-run mark. And with nine wickets down, little did that seem possible. But India’s tail had wagged before to trouble the hosts and its wagged again on Saturday with stand-in skipper Jasprit Bumrah at helm as the visitors finished with 416 runs on board. And entirety of that 41 runs that were added after Jadeja’s dismissal, came down to one over, that one that witnessed Bumrah’s madness with the bat which left the while Indian dug-out absolutely flabbergasted. (India vs England Live Score, 5th…

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Ravindra Jadeja continued his rich vein of form in international cricket as he slammed his third century in whites in the rescheduled fifth Test against England. Resuming from his overnight score of 83, the left-handed all-rounder reached the triple-figure mark with a boundary against Matty Potts. What followed was an expected sword celebration at Edgbaston. (India vs England Live Score, 5th Test Day 2)There was a roar of applause from the spectators as Jadeja dished out his trademark celebration. The Indian camp was on cloud nine with Virat Kohli being his animated self. He was spotted cheering for Jadeja alongside…

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Stuart Broad bowled the most expensive over in the history of Test cricket during Day 2 of the rescheduled fifth and final Test of the series between India and England on Saturday. Broad conceded 35 runs in an over that included five-wides and a no-ball that was hit for a six by Jasprit Bumrah. The Indian captain smashed 29 runs off the over with the bat, hitting four fours and two sixes. On the last ball of the over, Bumrah took a risky single and eventually reached the non-striker’s end successfully.Bumrah began with a four towards fine leg, as a…

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