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Shikha Pandey's omission a tough call but she is not dropped: Harmanpreet
Indian women's ODI team vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur on Friday said it was a "tough call" to leave veteran pacer Shikha Pandey out of the upcoming limited-overs series against South Africa but she has not been dropped for good.
Stick to professional duties: Rijiju advises coach Boe for remarks on IT raid
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has reacted sharply to foreign badminton coach Mathias Boe's comments on the IT raid at properties of his actor partner Taapsee Pannu, saying the Dane must stick to his professional duties instead of commenting on matters which are not his domain. Boe had requested Rijiju to help Pannu after the IT department raided properties linked to her over alleged tax evasion.
Bishan Singh Bedi shifted to private room from ICU; recovering well
Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi, who underwent a surgery to remove a blood clot in his brain a few days ago, has been shifted to a private room from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is doing well, a source close to the legendary spinner said.
England batsmen not good enough in India: Strauss
England's batsmen on Thursday produced a shoddy performance to surrender the momentum to India with Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin calling the shots on the opening day of the Test here. After five innings, England crossed the 200-run mark when the managed a total of 205 in 75.5 overs before being bowled out.
Japan to extend Tokyo area state of emergency to March 21
The Japanese government plans to extend a state of emergency to combat COVID-19 for Tokyo and three neighbouring prefectures until March 21, two weeks longer than originally scheduled, Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Friday.
Tottenham edge past Fulham thanks to Tosin Adarabioyo own goal
Tottenham Hotspur rode their luck in the quest for a top-four finish in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory at Fulham on Thursday thanks to an own-goal by Tosin Adarabioyo and the intervention of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).
It felt good to get Joe Root: Mohammed Siraj
The joy in Siraj's tone was palpable when he started explaining how he had gone about planning Joe Root's wicket. "Ball baar baar bahar nikaal raha tha, aur phir ek andar leke aaya. Bahut acha laga jab woh wicket mila (was constantly getting the ball to move away and then brought one in. Felt very good picking that wicket)," he said.
Indian women's trap team settles for silver in ISSF World Cup
Indian women's trap team trio Kirti Gupta, Manisha Keer and Rajeshwari Kumari lost 4-6 to Russia to settle for a silver medal on the concluding day of the ISSF World Cup in Cairo. The trio's effort ensured that the Indian squad finished the World Cup with two medals, with the men's skeet team bagging a bronze earlier in the tournament.
Rohit Sharma finally gets 'consistent' run after seven years
Rohit Sharma has been considered one of the stalwarts of Indian batting for over a decade, but quite surprisingly this is only the second time in his 13-year international career that he has played six Tests in a row that India have played.