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Prannoy, Lakshya, and Satwik-Chirag advance to Japan Open quarterfinals

Sen defeated the 27-year-old Japanese shuttler in 50 minutes. After easily winning the first game, the man from Almora never let the lead slip and won the match with relative ease.

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After Lakshya Sen and the fiery men’s doubles team of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty advanced to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open badminton on Thursday, India’s HS Prannoy won the match of compatriots.

Sen, 21, who won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, defeated Japanese shuttler Kanta Tsuneyama in the pre-quarterfinal match 21-14, 21-16 to qualify to the next round.

The Indian men’s doubles team of Satwiksairaj and Chirag advanced to the last-eight round with a commanding victory over the Danish team of Lasse Molhede and Jeppe Bay, fresh off their victory in the Korea Open.

Chirag and Satwiksairaj entered the quarterfinals with a smashing score of 21-17, 21-11.

Then, in the match between fellow countrymen Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth, the former won with scores of 19-21, 21-9, and 21-9 to proceed to the Super 750 tournament’s quarterfinals.

Gayatri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly of India, despite their heroic attempts against Nami Matsuyama and Chiraru Shida in their round of 16 matches, were eliminated. They lost 19-21 and 21-23.

Sen defeated the 27-year-old Japanese shuttler in 50 minutes. After easily winning the first game, the man from Almora never let the lead slip and won the match with relative ease.

Prannoy fell against Srikanth in the first game but rallied to win the following two matches and go to the next round of the competition.

The team of Satwik and Chirag had an easy time of it, winning all of their games in a row. This season, the defending Asian champions took home victories at the Korea Open (Super 500), Swiss Open (Super 300), and Indonesia Open (Super 1000).

Six levels, including World Tour Finals, four Super 1000s, six Super 750s, seven Super 500s, and eleven Super 300s, make up the BWF World Tour.

Ranking points are also offered by the BWF Tour Super 100 level, another division of the competition.

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Happy Birthday KL Rahul: Suniel Shetty wishes son-in-law KL Rahul on his 32nd birthday

On the special occasion, his father-in-law and actor Suniel Shetty dropped a sweet birthday wish for KL Rahul. Suniel Shetty shared a photo wherein he, along with his son Ahan Shetty and son-in-law KL Rahul, can be seen lounging on a sofa.

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Suniel Shetty’s son-in-law and Indian cricketer KL Rahul celebrates his 32nd birthday on Thursday. On this special occasion the Bollywood actor took to his Instagram handle to wish the Lucknow Super Giants skipper on his special day. Suniel Shetty shared a picture with KL Rahul and his son Ahaan on Instagram.

In the picture, the veteran actor is seen relaxing on the couch with his son Ahaan and KL Rahul. Suniel Shetty captioned the picture they say its not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters. He said he felt blessed to have KL Rahul in his life. He said this is a connection which he could not explain.

Suniel Shetty’s daughter Athiya Shetty reacted to the post and wrote favourite men. KL Rahul replied with a black heart emoji to the post. Many Indian cricketers, social media user and fans also wished KL Rahul on his birthday.

One X user Muffadlal Vohra wrote that whichever position the Indian team asked KL Rahul to bat, he was always there to answer the call whether it is opening the batting, or batting in the middle order or the role of a finisher he was ready to do it. He said KL Rahul is truly one of the most versatile batsmen of this era and wished him Happy Birthday.

Another X user Naeem shared a video of KL Rahul and wished him Happy Birthday.

Cricketer Kuldeep Yadav shared a picture with KL Rahul and wrote Happy Birthday KL Rahul bhai.

One X user Tanuj singh shared a video of the star cricketer and recounted his hundreds in different countries.

Spinner Yuzvendra Chahal shared a picture with KL Rahul and wrote Happy Birthday my brother KL Rahul. Hope you have a good one. One X user Leisha wished the star cricketer Happy birthday.

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IPL 2024: Delhi Capitals thrash Gujarat Titans by 6 wickets

A 3-wicket haul early in the innings by Mukesh Kumar helped DC bowl out GT for 89 in 17.3 overs.

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Delhi Capitals defeated Gujarat Titans by six wickets in their IPL 2024 match, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. Delhi Capitals reached to 92/4 in 8.5 overs, as Rishabh Pant (16*) and Sumit Kumar (9*) remained unbeaten. For Gujarat Titans bowling attack, Sandeep Warrier took 2 wickets.

A 3-wicket haul early in the innings by Mukesh Kumar helped DC bowl out GT for 89 in 17.3 overs. Rashid Khan was the top-scorer for Gujarat Titans with a knock of 31 runs off 24 deliveries. Mukesh Kumar was the pick of the bowlers for Delhi with figures of 3 for 14 and was well supported by Ishant Sharma who gave another top class performance this season. The Gujarat Titans batsmen were seen struggling as they lost wickets at regular intervals, with the likes of Shubman Gill, Sai Sudharsan and David Miller struggled to make an impact.

Fraser and McGurk gave Delhi Capitals the perfect start, who scored 20 runs off just 9 balls. Porel and Hope ensured that that Delhi Capitals reached to 67 in the powerplay overs as they lost 4 wickets by that time. Sumit Kumar and Rishabh Pant ensured that Delhi Capitals reached victory with 11.1 overs to spare.

Rishabh Pant was in sublime form behind the stumps as he had 2 stumpings and two catches to his name. Pant was given the Player of the Match award for his performance with the gloves and his captaincy in Ahmedabad. Pant’s stunning catch of David Miller earned a lot of praise from Adam Gilchrist who explained why the effort was a tough one. The former Australian wicketkeeper said when the ball is coming at an angle, the tendency is to go to the right. He explained that once the ball started to deviate, the base and technique needed to be right from Pant as he has to go the other way.

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KKR captain Shreyas Iyer fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in match against RR

KKR lost to Royals by two wickets on Tuesday at Eden Gardens.

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The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were found guilty of violating an IPL Code of Conduct while playing the Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Tuesday, following their defeat in their second match at the Eden Gardens. The Knight Riders not only dropped their opening game of the IPL 2024 season, but their captain also received a fine.

KKR captain Shreyas Iyer has been fined Rs 12 lakh for maintaining a slow over-rate during an IPL match at Eden Gardens against the Rajasthan Royals.

According to the official notification, Iyer has been charged with a huge fine of Rs 12 lakhs as it was his team’ first of the season offense under IPL’s Code of Conduct and involved a minimum over-rate penalty.

In a release from the IPL, it is said, Shreyas Iyer, the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders, has been fined after his team maintained a slow over rate during their TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens on April 17.

Meanwhile, this is not the first time in this season when a team has maintained a slow over-rate. Earlier, Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Rant was also fined twice for maintaining a slow over-rate. If his team commits this again, the he along with his will be banned for one match, as per IPL’s Code of Conduct.

In a T20I loss to the Royals on Tuesday, Sunil Narine scored his first century for the Knight Riders. Up till the 18th over, Narine (109 off 56) batted, first partnership with Angkrish Raghuvanshi (30) for 85 runs and then with Andre Russell (13), for 51 runs. For KKR, it was a one-man show. Jos Buttler blasted his way to an unbeaten 60-ball 107 as the visitors completed the chase on the game’s last ball. In response, RR were briefly in major trouble.

While KKR lost their second match in six games, it was the Royals’ sixth win in seven games.

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