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Cricket

New Zealand XI pacer Trent Boult in action during a  practice match against Board President’s XI in Mumbai on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)

Board President’s XI upset Kiwis

NZ XI make poor start to India campaign as they fall short by 31 runs in Mumbai warm-up game.

Rohit Sharma

Future of India is bright, says Rohit Sharma

Rohit said he liked to bat alongside Rahane, who got to play in the series due to the absence of Shikhar Dhawan.

Kuldeep Yadav

Ready to bowl on any surface, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep started as a pace bowler but at the age of nine he switched to wrist spin at his coach's insistence.

The visitors will hope to travel back home with the T20 trophy at least, after having lost the ODI series 4-1 against a formidable Indian side. (Photo: PTI)

India vs Australia 3rd T20: Match abandoned as teams share T20 trophy

The wet outfield at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium forced the match to be called off.

K.L. Rahul

India vs New Zealand Kiwis eye better show

The Black Caps would certainly look to improve upon their previous performance against slow bowlers. 

Tennis

Daria Kasatkina of Russia returns a shot to Angelique Kerber of Germany during their second round match of the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo,

Daria Kasatkina ousts Simona Halep

Sends world no. 2 packing in second round; Wozniacki too crashes out

Garbine Muguruza of Spain returns a shot to Monica Puig of Puerto Rico during their second round match of the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo. (Photo: AP)

Pan Pacific Open: Garbine Muguruza cruises

Second seed Pliskova sets up date with former world no.1 Kerber.

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty returns to Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Repubic in their women’s singles quarter-final of the WTA Wuhan Open tennis tournament in China on Thursday.	(Photo: AFP)

Ashleigh Barty in cruise mode

Beats former world no. 1 Pliskova in Wuhan quarter-final.

Canada’s Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil in their Davis Cup doubles match against Rohan Bopanna and Purav Raja in Edmonton.(Photo: AP)

Davis Cup: India on back foot

Rohan Bopanna, Raja lose doubles to hand advantage to Canada.

Football

Brazil’s Lincoln (no. 9) scored the first goal against Niger in their Group D match in Margao on Friday. (Photo: Fifa)

Lincoln, Brenner sink Niger

Iran had already secured a place in the Round of 16 with wins over Guinea and Germany.

New Zealand players at a practice session at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

Kiwis gear up for India

Williamson said it will be a challenge to face Kuldeep, Chahal.

Ghana start favourites against their African counterparts but Samuel is taking no chances. (Photo: AFP)

Fifa U-17 World Cup: Ghana test awaits Niger

Ghana topped Group A with wins over Colombia and India and a defeat at the hands of USA by a solitary goal.

Action from the Group C between Costa Rica and Guinea at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa on Tuesday. The match ended 2-2. (Photo: PTI)

Fifa Under-17 World Cup: Iran surprise for Germany

The Asians were powered by Younes Delfi’s early brace and pumped in an additional two goals in the second half to seal a berth in the round of 16.

England’s Jadon Sancho (right) in action against Mexico in their Group F match in Kolkata on Wednesday. England won 3-2. (Photo: AP)

Fifa U-17 World Cup: Sancho guides England into last 16

It seemed a one-way traffic for the English youngsters but El Tri made a sensational comeback with a stunning brace by Diego Lainez (65th, 72nd).

In Other sports

Alpine skier Julia Mancuso poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit in Utah on Tuesday, ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. (Photo: AFP)

All is cool, S Korea on Winter Games

Seoul’s foreign ministry played down the security fears, saying it is working through diplomatic channels to reassure the participants.

Victors of the Mumbai Suburban  District Table Tennis Championships held at Khar Gymkhana.

Mamta Prabhu wins title on comeback

The Dena Bank player eventually won by a 11-9, 13-15, 13-11, 11-8, 9-11, 11-3 scoreline.

The Dutchman, who was appointed as the Indian women's coach in February earlier this year, has never worked with a national men's team before. (Photo: Screengrab)

Sjoerd Marijne succeeds Roelant Oltmans as Indian men's hockey coach

The announcement of his appointment was made by newly appointed Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.

Ravidra Kotiyan

Ravindra, Mamta are new state TT champions

Mamta too yielded only one game as she toppled top-seeded Senhora Dsouza 4-1 (11-9, 11-9, 11-7, 7-11, 11-7).