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Chepauk's fan attendance surges after tepid turnout

Chennai, May 24 (UNI) The MA Chidambaram Stadium, often dubbed the heart of cricket fervor in Chennai, witnessed a stirring spectacle during Friday's IPL qualifier match. What began as a tepid turnout soon metamorphosed into a resounding chorus of cheers and applause, painting a vivid picture of the enduring charm of cricket in India's sporting landscape.
The initial concerns lingered amidst the sparse spectators. However, the atmosphere underwent a dramatic shift with a pivotal announcement: Sunrisers Hyderabad had clinched the toss, electing to face the Rajasthan Royals head-on in a battle of cricketing titans.
The decision reverberated through the stadium like a thunderclap, reigniting the passions of cricket enthusiasts and sparking a contagious fervor that spread like wildfire. From the fringes of the stands to the heart of the arena, anticipation soared, drawing a swelling tide of fans eager to immerse themselves in the unfolding drama.
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Smriti Mandhana's masterclass leads India to series whitewash

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23 Jun 2024 | 9:08 PM

By BD Narayanka Bengaluru, June 23 (UNI) In a display of skill and determination, India swept aside South Africa with a commanding six-wicket victory in the third women's ODI at M Chinnaswamy Stadium today. This win secured a clean sweep in the series, marking their dominance with a third consecutive triumph over their rivals.

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Seminar to train judges for sailing events ends

23 Jun 2024 | 8:57 PM

Hyderabad, June 23 (UNI) The EME Sailing Association of India (SAI) on Sunday announced the conclusion of a three-day International Judges Seminar, held after a long interval of 15 years.

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Women's ODI: Laura Wolvaardt's 61 leads South Africa to competitive total

Women's ODI: Laura Wolvaardt's 61 leads South Africa to competitive total

23 Jun 2024 | 6:02 PM

Bengaluru, June 23 (UNI) South Africa showcased resilience and strategic batting to post a competitive 215/8 in their 50-over clash against India, held at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday. Laura Wolvaardt and Tazmin Brits led the charge with solid contributions, while India's bowlers, particularly Deepti Sharma and Arundhati Reddy, kept the visitors in check with crucial breakthroughs.

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Aim to nurture Olympic medal winners: Ajit Pawar

Aim to nurture Olympic medal winners: Ajit Pawar

23 Jun 2024 | 4:10 PM

Mumbai, June 23 (UNI) Deputy Chief Minister and President of Maharashtra Olympic Association Ajit Pawar on Sunday said efforts are being made to develop a sports culture in the state for nurturing future Olympic medal winners.

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Gulbadin keeps semifinal hopes alive as Afghanistan defeat Australia

Gulbadin keeps semifinal hopes alive as Afghanistan defeat Australia

23 Jun 2024 | 10:40 AM

St Vincent, June 23 (UNI) In a monumental moment for Afghanistan cricket, they secured a thrilling victory over the mighty Team Australia in a must-win match of the T20 World Cup Super Eight stage on Sunday IST. This victory keeps Afghanistan’s hopes alive in the tournament and is a testament to their growing prowess in international cricket.

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