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  • IND Vs NZ: Mayank Agarwal Credits Rahul Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar After 120 Not Out December 4, 2021 3:24 am Outlook India In and out of the squad in recent times, India’s Mayank Agarwal credited head coach Rahul Dravid and former skipper Sunil Gavaskar for success after the opener scored an unbeaten 120 under pressure on Day 1 of the second Test match in Mumbai against New …
  • How teams stack up for this BBL season December 4, 2021 12:28 am PerthNow HOW THE BBL CONTENDERS STACK UP: ADELAIDE STRIKERS 2020-21 Result: Fifth Key player: Jake Weatherald. The Strikers have plenty of wicket-takers with the likes of Rashid Khan and Peter Siddle, but their batting is thin after being torn apart by Australia …
  • Australia's Stars search for BBL success December 4, 2021 12:28 am PerthNow First they conquered the globe, now the Stars of Australia's Twenty20 World Cup winning side must climb their other Everest. Winning a Big Bash title. Three weeks after their heroics in Dubai, the first batch of Australia's World Champions will …
  • BCCI set to clear Indian team’s travel to South Africa December 3, 2021 7:23 pm The Indian Express Indian cricketers will travel to South Africa later this month despite the threat of new COVID-19 mutant Omicron as the BCCI is convinced that the bio-bubble being created by the CSA will be safe and secure for the players. The tour comprises three Tests, …
  • Making of Harshal Patel’s comeback: Dylan, dipping yorkers, advice from Zaheer, RCB’s backing December 3, 2021 7:23 pm The Indian Express Behind Harshal Patel’s death-over metal is music of a subtler variety, which he explains to Pratyush Raj. Patel’s has been an eventful journey, one laden with rejection and dejection, doubts and setbacks, but from one which he emerged stronger to blossom …
  • New program aims to mobilize faith finances, assets for stronger climate action December 3, 2021 5:07 pm National Catholic Reporter Buddhist monks in Cambodia 'ordain’ a tree, part of an award-winning conservation program to protect a community forest. (Courtesy of FaithInvest) When leaders of the world's religions assembled at the Vatican in October, they sought to deliver a …
  • Will BCCI clear India's tour of SA amid Omicron? December 3, 2021 4:15 pm Rediff.com The fate of India's upcoming tour of South Africa amid the trepidation triggered by new COVID-19 variant Omicron will be addressed when the Board of Control for Cricket in India holds its 90th Annual General Meeting in Kolkata on Saturday. In the BCCI…
  • Before Sreesanth, there was Tinu Yohannan from Kerala December 3, 2021 4:04 pm The Indian Express On December 3, 2001, Tinu Yohannan made history as he became the first player from Kerala to play for the Indian cricket team. On a hazy morning at the PCA Stadium in Mohali, he took the new ball against England in the first Test of the series and bagged …
  • 'Shekar': Rajashekar's film is sought after by OTT platforms December 3, 2021 1:47 pm IndiaGlitz 'Shekar', which has Dr. Rajasekhar as a maverick former cop, is co-written and directed by Jeevitha Rajasekhar. Its production works will be wrapped up soon. Also Read: Kiran Abbavaram writes a teary post on his dead brother In a striking …
  • Man threatens people at gunpoint, arrested December 3, 2021 11:43 am The Times of India Coimbatore: The city police have arrested a 37-year-old man for threatening people at gunpoint and possessing obscene videos and photos of several women in a pen drive. A police patrol team detained A Sameer Ul-Huq, 37, of Nava India, while he was standing …
  • From high-school ‘sporty-geek’ to Test captain: the rise of Pat Cummins December 4, 2021 3:41 am The Age Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Kings Cross, October 2013. Sydney’s nightlife district is entering its final summer before the introduction of the 1.30am lockout laws. Late on this Sunday evening, there’s not a whole lot going on. In …
  • CLSA downgrades Maruti as SUV market share falls December 4, 2021 3:36 am Economic Times Mumbai: CLSA has downgraded its rating on Suzuki India to 'sell' from 'underperform' and lowered target price to ₹6,420 from ₹ 6,550 as the automaker has been consistently losing market share in the fast growing and most profitable sports …
  • Agarwal leads India’s fightback December 4, 2021 3:33 am Daily Star Mayank Agarwal hit an unbeaten 120 to lead India's fightback on the opening day of the second Test after Mumbai-born New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel took all four wickets to fall. India reached 221 for four at stumps with Agarwal and wicketkeeper- …
  • Neeraj Chopra, Olympic Champion, To Fly To USA For Off-Season Training Ahead Of Mega 2022 December 4, 2021 3:23 am Outlook India The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Friday approved an urgent proposal to enable Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra to travel to the US for a 90-day off-season training ahead of a busy 2022 season. (Other Sports News) The proposal, moved by the …
  • VDH: COVID cases remain high at 482, two deaths for 416 December 4, 2021 12:35 am Vermont Business Magazine Photo inside the UVM Medical Center ICU. In response to the surge in hospitalizations, the UVM Medical Center in Burlington is adding 10 COVID and five ICU beds (transferred from the operating room) and Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin is adding three …
  • Tripura's table tennis coach Kajal Dey lost his hands but not spirit; urges people to follow passion December 3, 2021 10:39 pm Big News Network Agartala (Tripura) [India], December 4 (ANI): When the whole world was busy observing the International Day of persons with disabilities on Friday through varied programmes to promote an understanding of disability issues and well being of persons with …
  • Baby AMG is a small wonder! December 3, 2021 10:19 pm The Hindu Business Line The Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatch’s presence may have been cut short, but the limousine version has been setting buyer’s hearts aflutter. But to send their pulse racing and their adrenaline pumping will need something a lot faster. Something that Mercedes- …
  • Global Connected Fitness Market Report 2021: Market was Valued at $1068.10 Million in 2020 – Competitive Developments, Strategies, M&As and New Product Developments to 2026' December 3, 2021 9:46 pm MENAFN (MENAFN- PR Newswire) , Dec. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The 'Global Connected Fitness Market – Analysis By Type (Hardware, Software), Application, End Use, By Region, By Country (2021 Edition): Market Insights and Forecast with Impact of COVID-19 …
  • India – Google Pixel Watch tipped to arrive in 2022 December 3, 2021 9:45 pm MENAFN (MENAFN- NewsBytes) According to a report by Business Insider , the wearable has been internally codenamed as 'Rohan' and it will be launched next year. The Pixel Watch is said to sport a circular dial with no bezels and run on Google's Wear OS …
  • India – These Honda cars are available with discounts worth Rs. 45,000 December 3, 2021 9:45 pm MENAFN (MENAFN- NewsBytes) The benefits can be availed in the form of cash discounts or free accessories, exchange bonuses, loyalty benefits, and corporate discounts. These offers vary as per location and models. Here are more details. Takeaways Why does this …

A total of 814 players from India and 283 from overseas – registered for the auction with most entries coming from the West Indies (56) followed by Australia (42) and South Africa (38).

While Starc, who last played in the T20 league in 2015, misses out once more, Root — centurion on the first day of the ongoing opening Test against India, too didn’t enroll for the second successive time, joining fellow England players Harry Gurney and Tom Banton, who also did not register.

ENGLAND Test skipper Joe Root and Australian speedstar Mitchell Starc opted out while tainted Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and India’s S Sreesanth were among the 1097 players who registered for the much-awaited IPL auction to be held here on February 18.

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Sumit Nagal was expecting a clash against a top-10 player in his opener but the India tennis player on Friday drew Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis as his first round opponent at the Australian open.

It will be Nagal’s second clash against the world number 72 in as many weeks after losing to the Lithuanian early this week in the build-up event.

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Arjun Tendulkar has registered for the lucrative Indian Premier League! With the next Tendulkar ready to burst into the scene, will the 21-year-old find a bidder? What are his chances of being lapped up by Mumbai Indians in the upcoming mini-auction in Chennai? He is a rookie but a left-armer and that could work in his favour in the auction. The seamer has set his base price at Rs 20 lakh.

 
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India’s mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa was rewarded for its stupendous show at the recent-concluded Asia leg as it broke into the world’s top 20 in the latest BWF rankings announced on Tuesday.

Satwik and Ashwini, who had become the first Indian mixed doubles pair to reach the semi-finals of a world tour Super 1000 event at the Toyota Thailand Open, jumped 16 places to reach a career-best ranking of world number 19.

02/02/2020

Indian cricketers must get two weeks break after this season of IPL to recover from fatigue since staying in Bio-Bubbles is “mentally draining”, head coach Ravi shastri said on Friday.
 
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Seven members of the Indian women’s hockey team, including captain Rani Rampal, and two support staff members on Monday tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of a training camp at the Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) Centre in Bengaluru.

The IPL has created the “safest” bio-hub for its participants but Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting says he is also well aware of the “grim” COVID-19 situation outside the bubble in India and often discusses it with his players.

India is among six teams which have qualified for the women’s T20 competition of the 2022 Commonwealth Games as cricket returns for the second time in the multi-sporting event.

The six qualifiers who join home team England in the eight-team T20 competition are Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, and a country from the West Indies.

Indian archery’s star couple Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das led the show with two individual gold medals as the country capped its best ever performance in a World Cup, claiming three golds and a bronze in the tournament’s first stage.

Former world number one Deepika claimed her career’s third individual World Cup gold to add to the team’s triumph, while her husband Das grabbed his first ever World Cup individual medal in style winning the men’s recurve individual final.

Needing a win to stay in control of the Spanish league, Atletico Madrid stumbled again on Sunday with a 2-1 loss to Athletic Bilbao, giving Barcelona a chance to take over the lead.

Not even the return of Luis Suarez and Joao Felix was enough for Diego Simeone’s team, which could drop to second on Thursday when Barcelona plays eighth-place Granada at home.

The Denver Nuggets (DEN) will be facing the Memphis Grizzlies (MEM) for their upcoming regular season NBA game for the 2020-21 season. The game is scheduled for Monday, 9:00 PM EST (Tuesday, 6:30 AM IST) at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado. Here is a look at the DEN vs MEM Dream11 prediction and DEN vs MEM Dream11 team.

The mysterious ’54’ number, displayed by KKR analyst Nathan Leamon left fans and commentators buzzing with what the odd combination of numbers could mean.

Pitted against Punjab Kings (PBKS), Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) stepped onto the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday hoping to change its luck after being knocked down by four consecutive defeats in the ongoing IPL 2021. While the team attempted to restrict Punjab Kings’ from reaching a respectable score, the dugout was seen delivering a coded message ’54’ to skipper Morgan. The mysterious number, displayed by KKR and England analyst Nathan Leamon left fans and commentators buzzing with what the odd combination of numbers could mean. 

The clash between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad proved to be an enthralling one for the fans as the contest went down till the Super Over. SRH’s Kane Williamson was instrumental in the team equalling DC’s score of 159 in the contest. The Kiwi international stepped up with an inspiring half-century but the side failed to cross the line after their middle-order failed to deliver on yet another occasion. Despite his brilliant outing with the bat, Williamson created an embarrassing record after the DC vs SRH Super Over thriller.

The Mumbai leg of the Chennai Super Kings ended on a high note when they defeated the Royal Challengers Bangalore in Match 19 of the IPL 2021 by 69 runs. This victory put the Chennai Super Kings on the top spot of the IPL 2021 points table. The Chennai Super Kings are on a winning spree and the team is set to continue their matches in the Delhi leg of the tournament.

Delhi has been one of the worst-hit states due to the second wave of the coronavirus. The state is also facing an oxygen shortage for its patients. Due to the ongoing situation, many international players have begun to quit the league in the middle of the season. Players leaving the tournament mid-season has left the fans speculating whether the international players are ready to quit and if the IPL is going to be suspended.