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West Indies Bowling Coach Corey Collymore Urges His Bowlers To Learn From Indian Bowlers

New Delhi: Former West Indies fast bowler and current bowling coach Corey Collymore has urged his young and inexperienced attack to learn from the Indian bowling attack, after the visitors were reduced to 94/6, trailing by 555 runs in the first Test at Rajkot.

Mohammed Shami claimed two wickets to lead India’s charge after they declared at a record 649/9, their highest Test total against the Caribbean side. “From a bowling point of view, I stressed to the bowlers to have a look and see how well the Indians started. That’s something I was talking out, our starts,” said Colleymore.

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Prithvi Shaw Scores A Century In Debut To Become The Youngest To Achieve The Feet

New Delhi: Diwali came for Shaws and their neighbours at Manpur little early, a small town known for its handloom and railroad tie factory in Bihar’s Gaya district when one of its lad scored century in his debut.

Soon after the sunset, the town situated on the banks of Falgu river, hitherto famous for its Patwatoli locality that has the reputation of breeding IITians, celebrated the birth of a new cricket star with firecrackers.

The celebrations had started at Prithvi Shaw’s ancestral home on Wednesday itself, soon after it became certain that he will make his debut in the first Test with West Indies at Rajkot.

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Virat Kohli Says, The Decision Of Selecting Any Player Out Of Purview Of Captain

New Delhi: Virat Kohli has asserted that it is not his space to comment on the controversial omission of Karun Nair from the Test squad and contrary to the growing belief all decisions are not being made from “one place”.

Nair’s exclusion from the two-Test squad for the home series against the West Indies triggered a controversy as he was dropped despite warming the bench through the five-Test series against England.

Hanuma Vihari, who was not originally picked in the England-bound squad, pipped Nair to make his debut in the fifth and final Test at The Oval.

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Indian Paddlers Achieve Career-Best World Rankings In The Latest Chart Of ITTF

New Delhi: Indian paddlers Manika Batra, Achanta Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan have achieved career-best world rankings in the latest chart released by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).

Manika, who became the first Indian woman to win a singles gold at Commonwealth Games, was rewarded for her consistent show as she moved up to World No. 55, climbing one rung up the order.

“Great feeling to climb to my best rank of 55! Congratulations to @sharathkamal1 bhaiya and @sathiyantt too for their career best ranks,” Manika tweeted.

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Athletes Allowed Entry To Games Village On Undertaking Of Paralympics Committee Officials For Payment By October 4

New Delhi: In an embarrassing moment, the Indian contingent for the Asian Para Games was refused entry to the Athletes Village in Jakarta for a few hours by the organisers as the necessary payment was not done on time.

A top official of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) said that the para-athletes were initially denied entry when they arrived at the Games Village as the Sports Ministry had not till then cleared funds to the tune of $2.5 lakh.

The PCI officials then gave an undertaking that the payment will be done by October 4 and only then the athletes were allowed entry to the Games Village. The Asian Para Games begins at Jakarta on October 6. PCI vice-president Gursharan Singh, who is accompanying the Indian contingent in Jakarta, said, unlike the Asian Games (for able-bodied athletes) held in August, the participating teams for the Para Games will have to make payments for accommodation, competition, registration, among others.

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