Ashes auditions for Australia’s vacant number six spot have seen a number of leading candidates fluff their lines in the domestic Sheffield Shield but Jake Lehmann’s strong form could force an awkward decision at the selectors’ table where his father sits.
The Supreme Court will hear on Friday an All India Football Federation (AIFF) plea challenging a Delhi High Court order setting aside the election of NCP leader Praful Patel as its president.
India’s boxing legend won her fifth gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships on Wednesday in the 48kg category.
Manpreet Singh, who led India to the 2017 Asia Cup hockey title after a decade, is all praise for former skipper Sardar Singh, saying the veteran midfielder’s presence in defence in the prestigious tournament was a boost for the backline.
It looked like India didn’t score enough to win the rain-curtailed third T20I against New Zealand in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday, but Jasprit Bumrah’s death-over skills and electric fielding from the home team sealed the three-match series in their favour, which impressed coach Ravi Shastri no end.
Banned Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Abhay Singh Chautala on Tuesday showed up at the association`s emergent executive council meeting without any invite.
Former world number one Andy Murray is targeting a return to competitive tennis at the Brisbane International in January in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
Rafael Nadal’s personal doctor said on Tuesday they will do “everything possible” to enable the 16-time Grand Slam champion to compete at next week’s season-ending Tour Finals in London.
In a long flight to Thiruvananthapuram for the third T20I, Chahal and NZ spinner Ish Sodhi spread out the chessboard for a different India vs New Zealand match, and the hosts won that as well.