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Cricket

Former opener Gautam Gambhir feels the India and Bangladesh captains need to be innovative while handling their pacers with the pink ball, including using them frequently under lights for more effectiveness. (Photo:Twitter)

Pacers will be more effective if captains use them under lights: Gautam Gambhir

India and Bangladesh will play their first-ever Day/Night Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata beginning on Friday.

There is growing uncertainty over the upcoming T20I match between India and West Indies on December 6. (Photo: AFP)

MCA sources say that there are no plans to shift IND-WI T20 match out of Mumbai

The source also said that the association is currently waiting for the clearance from Mumbai police and the final call will be taken later.

Asked if he would be ready to play a Day/Night Test in Australia during next year's big tour, Virat Kohli gave a positive reply with a rider. (Photo: AFP)

Virat Kohli says that India will play D/N Test in Australia but there is a condition

India is finally playing a Day/Night Test with the pink ball against Bangladesh starting on Friday.

Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins led an Australian fight back as Pakistan lost five wickets for just 19 runs after lunch on the opening day of the first cricket Test at the Gabba on Thursday. (Photo:AP)

Australian pacers rattle Pakistan for 240 on Day 1

The pressure began to tell and with the score on 75 Masood waved at a Cummins delivery outside off stump and got an edge to Steve Smith.

New Zealand targeted the wicket of 'freak' Ben Stokes on Thursday as they battle to get back into the first Test against England at Mount Maunganui. (Photo:AFP)

World Cup hero Ben Stokes tortures New Zealand again as England reach 241/4 on Day 1

By stumps, with Stokes in imperious form, the score had doubled and England will resume on Friday on 241 for four.

Tennis

A six-time champion at Flushing Meadows, Serena Williams was once money in the bank when it came to the US Open. (Photo: AP)

Fans hoping Serena Williams wins US Open

In the twilight of her remarkable career Serena Williams is more often the sentimental favourite rather than the bettors’ choice.

Sumit Nagal leapfrogged 16 places after his first-round exit in the US Open where he took a set off Swiss maestro Roger Federer before losing the match. (Photo: AFP)

Sumit Nagal achieves career-best 159 in ATP rankings

The 22-year-old from Haryana ended runners up in the Banja Luka ATP Challenger following a first round appearance at the US Open last month.

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu upstaged tennis great Serena Williams in the US Open final to win her maiden Grand Slam title. (Photo: BiancaAndreescu/Twitter)

Bianca Andreescu hoping to win more titles after her maiden US open trophy

Since claiming the title in her US Open main draw debut, Andreescu has had a trophy photoshoot atop Rockefeller Center.

As Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal scripted his 19th Grand Slam win, netizens lauded the player and sent in congratulatory messages on Twitter. (Photo: AFP)

Twitteratis hail Rafael Nadal as he scripts 19th Grand Slam win

Nadal defeated Russia's Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in the finals to record his fourth US Open title win on Sunday.

Football

Roger Federer first thought about how long his playing career would last in 2009 but a decade later the 38-year-old is still going strong and says he will keeping playing until his body decides otherwise. (Photo:AFP)

Roger Federer says he will continue playing till his body permits

Federer won his last Grand Slam in January 2018 when he claimed his sixth Australian Open.

Barcelona and Real Madrid will face each other at Camp Nou for the first El Clasico of the 2019-20 season on December 18, La Liga confirmed on Wednesday. (Photo:AFP)

Barcelona to host Real Madrid in first El Clasico of the season on December 18

Barcelona and Real Madrid are levelled on 25 points at the top of La Liga after 12 matches this season.

Wales reached their second straight European Championship finals after a goal in each half by midfielder Aaron Ramsey gave them a 2-0 home win over Hungary in their decisive Group E qualifier on Tuesday. (Photo:AFP)

Aaron Ramsey's double seals Euro 2020 spot for Wales

The Welsh finished runners-up on 14 points from eight games, three behind Croatia.

After the appointment of Jose Mourinho as the head coach, Tottenham on Wednesday announced the coaching staff. (Photo:AFP)

Tottenham Hotspur name Jose Mourinho's coaching staff

Joao Sacramento, Carlos Lalin, Nuno Santos, Ricardo Formosinho and Giovanni Cerra has been named as part of Mourinho's coaching staff.

Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as Germany finished top of their Euro 2020 qualifying group after brushing Northern Ireland aside 6-1 on Tuesday. (Photo:AP)

Serge Gnabry claims hat-trick as Euro qualified Germany rout Northern Ireland 6-1

Having already booked their berth at the Euro 2020 finals on Saturday by beating Belarus.

In Other sports

India made a promising start at the Korea Masters with shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma advancing to the second round of the men's singles competition here on Wednesday. (Photo:File)

Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma progress, Sourabh Verma bows out in Korea Open

The sixth seed Srikanth defeated Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-18 21-17 in match that lasted 37 minutes.

Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Thursday progressed to the quarter-finals of the ongoing Hong Kong Open after registering a win in the second round. (Photo: AFP / File)

Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth enters quarter-finals

In an all Indian affair, Srikanth outclassed Sourabh Verma 21-11, 15-21, 21-19.

World Champion PV Sindhu suffered a shock defeat to lower-ranked Pai Yu Po of Chinese Taipei in the opening round to be ousted from the USD 700,000 China Open here on Tuesday. (Photo: AFP)

China Open: Another early exit for PV Sindhu as she bows out after loss to Pai Yu Po

World No.6 Sindhu lost 13-21 21-18 19-21 to world No.42 Pai in a 74-minute women's singles match.

Chinki Yadav has been placed a creditable sixth in what was her first senior international final. (Photo: Twitter)

Olympic quota in shooting secured for India by Chinki Yadav

She stormed through to the finals of the Women's 25m Pistol in the ongoing 14th Asian Shooting Championship and secured the olympic quota.