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BEST Sports photos of the week

Last updated on: May 7, 2013 21:54 IST

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The inclusion of top international cricketers in the IPL is certainly a fact#8744 but a major talking point among fans is the presence of cheerleaders, who have added sex appeal to the matches.

Every boundary hit or every wicket taken is followed by a jig by the blonde girls, brought in specially to add to the entertainment quotient.


Image: Chennai Super Kings cheerleaders
Photographs: BCCI
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West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo is the leading wicket-taker in the ongoing IPL. 

Asked about his wicket-taking abilities, he replied: "I think it boils down to the condition or the surface, the time of the game, the particular batsman; you need to know when is the right time to bowl a slower delivery or a yorker and try to read the situation of the game."


Image: Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings
Photographs: BCCI

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This dropped catch by Virat Kohli that cost Bangalore the match against Kings XI Punjab on Monday night, in Mohali.


Image: Virat Kohli
Photographs: BCCI

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Norwich City's Robert Snodgrass and Aston Villa's Joe Bennett jump for a cross during their English Premier League soccer match in Norwich.


Photographs: Andrew Winning/Reuters

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Viktoria Redei-Soos (centre) of Gyor is challenged by Gro Hammerseng (left) and Tonje Larsen of Larvik during the Women's EHF handball Champions League Final first leg match in Larvik on Sunday.


Photographs: Terje Bendiksby/NTB Scanpix/Reuters
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The horses run on a muddy track as they go into the first turn during the running of the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.


Photographs: John Sommers/Reuters

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Boston Celtics' Jeff Green (right) falls over New York Knicks' Tyson Chandler after driving to the basket during the second half of Game 6 of their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal playoff basketball series in Boston.


Photographs: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters

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A pitch invader hugs Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery as the players celebrate defeating Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final second leg soccer match at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona.

Bayern Munich won the match 3-0 and went through to the final on a 7-0 aggregate victory.


Photographs: Albert Gea/Reuters

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