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Apr 14, 2021

A view of Badi Chaupar during a dust storm in Jaipur.

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View of Ganga ghat during a night curfew to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Varanasi.

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Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani during an election campaign road show in support of a the party candidate for Assembly polls, in Dakshin Bardhaman.

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A view of the deserted Gateway of India before the start of 15 days curfew amid surge in COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a public meeting for Assembly polls, at Goalpokhar in Uttar Dinajpur district.

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Devotees gather at a temple to offer prayers on the occasion of 'Vishu Festival', in Chennai.

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Muslim devotees break their fast during Iftar on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Jama Masjid in Delhi.

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Charred remains e-rickshaws after a fire in a slum at Noor Nagar Jamia, in New Delhi.

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Autorickshaw driver Manikandan sells face masks as an alternative way to earn money, after the government laid down fresh set of restrictions due to spike in COVID-19 cases, in Vellore.

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R K Mission members at their gutted camp after a fire, during ongoing Kumbh 2021, in Haridwar.

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Artists make sand sculpture of a Dr BR Ambedkar during a programme of Samajwadi Party to pay tribute to him on his birth anniversary, Prayagraj.

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BJP party workers scuffle with VCK party members while celebrating B R Ambedkar's birthday, in Madurai district.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi dances with artists during Rongali Bihu celebrations, at Latashil Playground in Guwahati.

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Muslim worshipers perform evening prayers after breaking their fast, during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Ramadan is marked by daily fasting from dawn to sunset.

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Police detain a person to slap fine for not wearing protective face mask, as coronavirus cases surge across the country, at New Market area of Kolkata.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi joins Muslim community members during their 'Iftar' on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, in Guwahati.

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Muslim devotees break their fast during Iftar on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Jama Masjid in Delhi.

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A Muslim man arranges Iftar food on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Jama Masjid in Delhi.

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Muslims pray before breaking their day-long fast on the first day of the holy month of Ramzan at a market in Mumbai.

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Muslims offer prayers before 'Iftar' inside the Jumma Masjid on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan, in Ahmedabad.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren pays tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar while attending an election campaign rally ahead of the by-poll to Madhupur Assembly constituency, in Deoghar.

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Visitors' rush at a market at Badi Chaupar amid a surge in coronavirus cases, in Jaipur.

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People light lamps to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti, at a colony in Meerut.

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Residents watch after a fire broke out in 'jhuggies' near a crematorium in Paschim Vihar area of New Delhi.

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A police personnel patrols at near the Gateway of India area, before the start of the 15-day curfew due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, at Colaba, in Mumbai.

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People gather near the site of a fire which broke out in 'jhuggies' near a crematorium in Paschim Vihar area of New Delhi.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at a public meeting for Assembly polls, in Darjeeling.

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Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh leaves the DRDO office after he was interrogated for hours by officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation, in Mumbai.

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Migrant workers board buses to leave for their native places, amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, at National Highway 48, near Rajiv Chowk, in Gurugram.

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Nadia Trinamool Congress MP Dev during an election campaign rally for West Bengal polls, in Nadia district.

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TMC candidate form Gazole constituency Basanti Barman during a door-to-door election campaign ahead of West Bengal assembly polls, in Malda district.

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People belonging to Muslim community offer 'Dhuhr' prayers, while maintaining social distancing as precaution against COVID-19, on the first day of Ramadan in Srinagar.

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Bhim Army National President Chandrashekhar Azad being felicitated by BKU leader Rakesh Tikait, during the ongoing farmers' protest, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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A volunteer packs urns containing ashes after final rites of those who died of COVID-19, to be taken to Haridwar, in Surat.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives in a helicopter to speak to families of the deceased and injured in the Sitalkuchi clash during the fourth phase of State Assembly polls, at Mathabhanga in Cooch Behar district.

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Akhada sadhus on their way to take bath at Har Ki Pauri on 3rd Shahi Snan of ongoing Kumbh Mela 2021, in Haridwar.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games mascot Miraitowa and Buddhist monks wearing protective face masks attend a ceremony to unveil a display of Olympic Symbol on Mt. Takao in Hachioji, west of Tokyo to mark 100 days before the start of the Olympic Games.

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BJP National President JP Nadda during a campaign for West Bengal polls, in Bangaon Uttar.

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Migrants board buses for their native places amid surge in COVID-19 cases, at Jhakakati Bus Stand in Kanpur.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee speaks to families of the deceased and injured in the Sitalkuchi clash during the fourth phase of State Assembly polls, at Mathabhanga in Cooch Behar district.

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Ambulances, carrying bodies of people who died of COVID-19, parked outside the Jahagirpura Crematorium for their last rites, as coronavirus cases surge countrywide, in Surat.

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Bhim Army National President Chandrashekhar addresses during the ongoing farmers' protest, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Bhim Army National President Chandrashekhar Azad pays tribute to Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, during the ongoing farmers' protest, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.

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Congress MLAs PC Sharma (L), Jitu Patwari (C), and Kunal Choudhary stage a dharna in front of Gandhi Statue to protest against shortage of oxygen cylinders, as coronavirus cases surge countrywide, in Bhopal.

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Passengers arrive at Anand Vihar Bus Terminal, as coronavirus cases surge across the national capital, in New Delhi.

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A police officer takes commuters, who were not wearing face masks, for a COVID-19 test in Amritsar.

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A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Reena Dahiya (30) during the vaccination festival 'Tilka Utsav', at EDMC Vishwkarma Park Dispensary in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Association of Indian Universities' 95th annual meet and National Seminar of Vice-Chancellors, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Family members and relatives, wearing PPE, perform a ritual during the cremation of a person, who died of COVID-19, amid a spike in coronavirus cases countrywide, at Nigam Bodh Crematorium in New Delhi.

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Relatives look on during cremation of a family member, who died of COVID-19, amid a spike in coronavirus cases countrywide, at Nigam Bodh Crematorium in New Delhi.

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Devotees gather to offer prayers during the third 'Shahi Snan' of the Kumbh Mela 2021, at Har ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar.

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Devotees gather to offer prayers during the third 'Shahi Snan' of the Kumbh Mela 2021, at Har ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar.

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Health workers sort samples during COVID-19 testing of passengers, as coronavirus cases surge across the national capital, at Anand Vihar Bus Terminal in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge during the launch of Congress party Digital Media Platform, INC TV, in New Delhi. All India Mahila Congress Committee President Sushmita Dev is also seen.

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Sangrur MP and AAP Punjab Chief, Bhagwant Mann, during a press conference in Patiala.

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Health workers conducts COVID-19 testing of passengers, as coronavirus cases surge across the national capital, at Anand Vihar Bus Terminal in New Delhi.

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A health worker takes a swab sample to test for COVID-19 at drive-through COVID-19 testing facility at GMDC ground in Ahmedabad.

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Devotees gather to offer prayers during the third 'Shahi Snan' of the Kumbh Mela 2021, at Har ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar.

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Senior Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge (R) addresses after launching Congress party Digital Media Platform, INC TV, in New Delhi. Randeep Singh Surjewala (C) and All India Mahila Congress Committee President Sushmita Dev (L) are also seen.

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Passengers wait to be tested for COVID-19, as coronavirus cases surge across the national capital, at Anand Vihar Bus Terminal in New Delhi.

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A health worker takes a swab sample to test for COVID-19 at drive-through COVID-19 testing facility at GMDC ground in Ahmedabad.

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Devotees gather to offer prayers during the third 'Shahi Snan' of the Kumbh Mela 2021, at Har ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh speaks during an event to pay tribute to Bharat Ratna Baba Sahab Bheem Rao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, in New Delhi.

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People offer floral tributes to a portrait of Bhimrao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary in Hyderabad. Ambedkar, was a Champion of India's lowers caste people and one of the key architects of the Indian Constitution.

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People wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus stand in queues to board trains at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai.

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Muslims pray during the first dawn prayers of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, as they keep social distancing to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. During Ramadan, the holiest month in Islamic calendar, Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn to dusk.

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Artist perform traditional Bihu dance to celebrate Rongali Bihu at Tezpur in Sonitpur district.

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Jasbir Singh, left, and Harvinder Singh, right, assist head priest Gaini Kuldeep Singh, center, with a ceremonial changing of the Sikh flag during Vaisakhi celebrations at Guru Nanak Darbar of Long Island in Hicksville, N.Y. Sikhs across the United States are holding toned-down Vaisakhi celebrations this week, joining people of other faiths in observing major holidays cautiously this spring as COVID-19 keeps an uneven hold on the country.

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AIBA President Umar Kremlev with Vinka and Poonam after their win during the AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Championships in Kielce, Poland.

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The unveiled statues of Miraitowa, left, and Someity, official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, are seen to mark 100 days before the start of the Olympic Games at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building, in Tokyo.

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A police officer tries to control a crowd waiting to board trains at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai.

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People wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus stand in queues to board trains at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to Bharat Ratna Baba Sahab Bheem Rao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, in New Delhi.

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Migrants arriving from Maharashtra stand in a queue at Patna Junction to undergo COVID-19 testing, as coronavirus cases spike countrywide, in Patna.

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Passengers leave Hatia Railway Station upon their arrival, amid the ongoing surge in coronavirus cases, in Ranchi.

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Passengers stand outside the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus to board outstation trains, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases in Mumbai.

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Passengers stand outside the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus to board outstation trains, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases in Mumbai.

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A medic administer a COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary during the vaccination at a dispensary, in Delhi.

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A medic administer a COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary during the vaccination at a dispensary, in Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Association of Indian Universities' 95th annual meet and National Seminar of Vice-Chancellors, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Migrants arriving from Maharashtra rest outside Patna Junction, as coronavirus cases spike countrywide, in Patna.

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BJP National President JP Nadda paid floral tributes to Bharat Ratna Baba Sahab Bheem Rao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, in Kolkata.

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Cars lined up in a queue for drive-through COVID-19 testing, amid a spike in coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a conference of Vice Chancellors of various universities, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Passengers board a bus to their native places, amid the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases, in Prayagraj.

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An Olympic torch relay runner carries the torch on the second day of the Osaka leg in Suita, north of Osaka, western Japan. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic kick-off event which was rescheduled due to the coronavirus outbreak was yet rearranged to hold at the former Expo park, instead of public streets, to close off the audience from the event, following the mayor's decision as Osaka has had sharp increases in daily cases since early March.

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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a passenger to test for COVID-19 , amid a countrywide spike in coronavirus cases, at a bus stand in Jammu.

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The statues of Miraitowa, left, and Someity, official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, to mark 100 days before the start of the Olympic Games as well as a display of the Olympic symbol at Mt. Takao, on monitor, are unveiled by officials and guests at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building in Tokyo.

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Vice President Kamala Harris pays respects to slain U.S. Capitol Police officer William "Billy" Evans as he lies in honor at the Capitol in Washington.

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Health workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the emergency unit of a field hospital set up to treat COVID patients in Ribeirao Pires, greater Sao Paulo area, Brazil.

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People offer floral tributes to a statue of Bhimrao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary in Hyderabad.

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People wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus stand in queues to board trains at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai. India is experiencing its worst pandemic surge, with average daily infections exceeding 143,000 over the past week.

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People wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus stand in queues to board trains at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai.

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People wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus stand in queues to board trains at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai.

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A police officer tries to control people waiting to catch trains at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai.

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People wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus stand in queues to board trains at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai.

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Porto players react at the end of the Champions League quarter final second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Porto at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium, in Seville, Spain.

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Chelsea's head coach Thomas Tuchel, center right, celebrates with Chelsea's Thiago Silva at the end of the Champions League quarter final second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Porto at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium, in Seville, Spain.

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Porto's Chancel Mbemba, right, duels for the ball with Chelsea's Kai Havertz during the Champions League quarter final second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Porto at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium, in Seville, Spain.

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Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger, top left, jumps for the ball with Porto's Mehdi Taremi, right, during the Champions League quarter final second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Porto at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium, in Seville, Spain.

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PSG's head coach Mauricio Pochettino greets PSG's Angel Di Maria at the end of the Champions League, second leg, quarterfinal soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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Bayern's Joshua Kimmich, left, and PSG's Angel Di Maria challenge for the ball during the Champions League, second leg, quarterfinal soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's Neymar, left, and Bayern's Lucas Hernandez challenge for the ball during the Champions League, second leg, quarterfinal soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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Shahbaz Ahmed of Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrates the wicket of Abdul Samad of Sunrisers Hyderabad during Indian Premier League cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore players celebrate the wicket of Jonny Bairstow of Sunrisers Hyderabad during Indian Premier League cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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David Warner captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad plays a shot during Indian Premier League cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Manish Pandey of Sunrisers Hyderabad plays a shot during Indian Premier League cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Shahbaz Nadeem of Sunrisers Hyderabad celebrates the wicket of Shahbaz Ahmed of Royal Challengers Bangalore during Indian Premier League cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Jason Holder of Sunrisers Hyderabad celebrates the wicket of Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bangalore during Indian Premier League cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Glenn Maxwell of Royal Challengers Bangalore raises his bat after scoring a fifty during Indian Premier League cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad players celebrate the wicket of AB de Villiers of Royal Challengers Bangalore during Indian Premier League cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad players celebrate the wicket of Devdutt Padikkal of Royal Challengers Bangalore during Indian Premier League cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.

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