New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) The following are the top, expected stories at 1720 hours EXPECTED STORIES: *Innings reports of U-19 World Cup games, including India’s match against South Africa.
*Updated report of India Open.
*Preview of ISL match between Kerala Blasters and Mumbai City FC.
*Report of PKL STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-CRI-IND-TRANSITION Shubman Gill likely to be middle-order enforcer, Vihari and Iyer to fight for other slot By Kushan Sarkar New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) The supremely-talented Punjab batter Shubman Gill will lend solidity to the Indian middle-order when a major reshuffle is expected to force struggling Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane out of the Test team.
SPO-BAD-LD IND India Open: Lakshya Sen enters final, to face World Champion Loh Kean Yew New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) World championship bronze medallist Lakshya Sen entered his maiden World Tour Super 500 summit clash on Saturday with a come-from-behind win over Malaysia’s Ng Tze Yong at the Yonex-Sunrise India Open, here.
SPO-GOLF-IND-SINGAPORE Chikka, Joshi in top-5, stay in contention at Singapore International Singapore, Jan 15 (PTI) Indian golfer S Chikkarangappa, shot a two-under 70 in difficult conditions in the third round to move to sole third and within three shots of the leader Rattanon Wannasrichan (73) at the Singapore International, here on Saturday.
SPO-BAD-VIRUS-LD IND Two players withdrawn from India Open due to COVID-19; Brian Yang too pulls out New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) The COVID-19 pandemic continued to take a toll on the Yonex-Sunrise India Open badminton tournament with two players being withdrawn from the main draw ahead of their mixed doubles semifinal clash here on Saturday.
SPO-KABBADI-PKL-PREVIEW PKL:Jaipur Pink Panthers take on Tamil Thalaivas; Patna Pirates battle Bengaluru Bulls Bengaluru, Jan 15 (PTI) In-form Jaipur Pink Panthers, who have already toppled two top teams, will look to keep the juggernaut rolling when the take on Tamil Thalaivas in the Pro Kabaddi League here on Sunday.
SPO-FENCING-IND Bhavani Devi losses, India’s campaign in individual events ends in Fencing World Cup New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) Indian fencers, including Olympian Bhavani Devi, bowed out of the women’s individual sabre event of the World Cup after losing their respective contests in Tbilisi, Georgia.
SPO-FOOT-ISL-ATKMB-POSTPONEMENT COVID-hit ATK Mohun Bagan’s match against Bengaluru FC too postponed Fatorda, Jan 15 (PTI) With a surge in COVID-19 cases inside the bio-bubble here, ATK Mohun Bagan’s Indian Super league match against Bengaluru FC was postponed, hours before their kickoff here on Saturday.
SPO-CRI-WTC-IND India drops to 5th in WTC standings after Newlands loss New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) India’s seven-wicket loss to South Africa in the series-deciding third Test has cost them a top four spot as Virat Kohli and his men slipped to the fifth position in the World Test Championship standings.
SPO-CRI-IND-SA-ELGAR DRS controversy gave us a window to chip away at target: Elgar Cape Town, Jan 15 (PTI) South African skipper Dean Elgar said the DRS controversy offered them a “window” to have a go at the target with the Virat Kohli-led Indian team getting distracted by their on-field chatter during the series-deciding third Test.
SPO-CRI-SHASTRI-PETERSEN Great world player in the making, reminds of Gundappa Viswanath: Shastri on Petersen New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has lavished rich praise on Keegan Petersen, saying the South African batter reminded him of the legendary Gundappa Viswanath.
SPO-CRI-U19-WC-WI-AUS Australia, Sri Lanka register wins on day one of U-19 World Cup Georgetown (Guyana), Jan 15 (PTI) Australia and Sri Lanka logged their first points at the U-19 World Cup after registering comfortable victories over West Indies and Scotland, respectively, on the opening day here. PTI APA APA
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