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India eves skipper Mithali Raj to get BMW

India eves skipper Mithali Raj to get BMW

  • Former chief selector of the junior Indian cricket team, V Chamundeswaranath will be awarding the luxury car to Indian women's team skipper Mithali Raj.
  • Chamundeswaranath had earlier gifted a Chevrolet car to Mithali in 2007.
  • Mithali scored 409 runs in the Women's World Cup 2017.
Djokovic ends 2017 season due to injury

Djokovic ends 2017 season due to injury

  • Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic will have to miss the remainder of the 2017 ATP season due to his right elbow injury. 
  • Djokovic on Wednesday announced that he will skip all tournaments including the US Open, this season.
  • He will return to the ATP tour in January 2018.
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South Africa A beat India A in tri-series ODI

South Africa A beat India A in tri-series ODI

  • South Africa A beat India A by 2 wickets in the ODI of the Tri-Series on Wednesday.
  • Put into bat, India A were bundled out for 152 in 41.5 overs. 
  • South Africa A reached the target in 37.4 overs.
  • Skipper Manish Pandey (55) was top-scorer of India A.
Galle Test: India finish Day 1 at 399/3

Galle Test: India finish Day 1 at 399/3

  • India were 399/3 in 90 overs at the end of Day 1 in the first test match against Sri Lanka at Galle on Wednesday.
  • Pujara 144* and Rahane 39* were at the crease.
  • Sri Lanka's Pradeep took 3 wickets.
  • Earlier, India won the toss and opted to bat.