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Cricket

Former Indian cricketer Madan Lal on Monday said that the pink ball Test between India and Bangladesh will be a challenge for the batsmen but it will be fun for the bowlers. (Photo:Twitter)

Challenge for batsmen, fun for bowlers: Madan Lal on pink-ball Test

Lal is also very optimistic about the day-night Test as he called it a 'really good move'.

With Australia retaining the Ashes earlier this year, England, under new coach Chris Silverwood, have embarked on a two-year project to reclaim the urn in 2020-21. (Photo:AP)

Joe Root's England to examine new philosophy in New Zealand Test series

Silverwood has advocated a more conservative approach to test cricket, with skipper Joe Root emphasizing the importance of patience.

Recently, Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has revealed some shocking facts about the issue. Moreover, Hafeez also slammed all the Pakistani players, who were involved in spot-fixing. (Photo:Screengrab/Youtube)

Mohammad Hafeez makes shocking claims, says he once played with spot-fixers: watch

The 39-year-old also admitted that it was wrong of him to play with them, but he could not have done much about it.

Australia's Steve Smith is 'feeling good' ahead of the first Test match against Pakistan. (Photo:AFP)

Steve Smith is 'feeling good' ahead of first Test against Pakistan

The first Test match will begin from November 21 and Smith said that he will practice leaving the ball for the next few days.

 The Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) ombudsman Justice (Retired) Badar Durrez Ahmed ordered Rajat Sharma and other officials to continue in their respective roles at the DDCA in the interest of the game and fixed November 27 as the date for further hearing of complaints in the matter. (Photo: Twitter)

DDCA ombudsman asks Rajat Sharma, others to continue discharging their duties

Soon after the resignation of DDCA President Rajat Sharma, several other members also stepped down from their respective posts.

Tennis

Rafael Nadal expressed his disappointment over his withdrawal and said he had an amazing time playing at the Laver Cup. (Photo: AP)

Rafael Nadal out of Laver Cup due to hand injury

Nadal took to Twitter and wrote that he has an inflammation on his left wrist.

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.

A source close to AITA has revealed that the Indian team is not willing to travel to Pakistan due to the deteriorating relationship between the two countries. (Photo: AFP)

Indian tennis team writes to AITA, seeking venue change for Davis Cup

AITA had written to the ITF to shift the venue of the tournament from Pakistan or postpone the tournament for some time.

Top seeded Ashleigh Barty overcame a slow start to defeat Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1, while Simona Halep battled past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6 7-5 6-4 in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday. (Photo:AFP/AP)

Rogers Cup: Ashleigh Barty, Simona Halep into the second round

French Open champion Barty double faulted to give Sharapova a 2-1 lead in the first set.

Football

Defender Matthias Ginter scored one goal and was involved in two more as Germany comfortably saw off Belarus 4-0 on Saturday to clinch their place at Euro 2020, qualifying for the finals for a record 13th time in a row. (Photo:AFP)

Germany crush Belarus 4-0 to qualify for Euro 2020

The inspired Ginter broke the deadlock in the 41st minute with a clever backheel.

Croatia qualified for Euro 2020 after second-half goals from Nikola Vlasic, Bruno Petkovic and Ivan Perisic inspired a comeback 3-1 home win over Slovakia in a pulsating Group E qualifier on Saturday. (Photo:AFP)

Croatia qualifiy for Euro 2020 after 3-1 comeback win vs Slovakia

The result left the Croatians on 17 points from eight games as they completed their campaign.

Arsene Wenger has been appointed as FIFA's new chief of global football development on Wednesday.  (Photo: AFP)

FIFA appoints Arsene Wenger as chief of global football development

The French manager was welcomed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino to the world football governing body's headquarters here in Zurich.

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo scored another treble, moving closer to 100 international goals, as he led the European champions to a 6-0 drubbing of Lithuania in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Thursday. (Photo:AP)

Cristiano Ronaldo bags hattrick, helps Portugal thump Lithuania 6-0

Ronaldo, whose hat-trick was the 55th of his career and ninth for Portugal, has 98 goals.

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.

In Other sports

Saurabh Chaudhary claimed the silver medal in men's 10m air pistol event to continue India's surge at the 14th Asian Championship. (Photo: File)

Saurabh Chaudhary strikes silver in 10m Air Pistol event at Asian Championships

The 17-year-old World Cup and the Asian Games gold-medallist shot 244.5 to finish second on the podium behind North Korea's Kim Song Guk.

The 1st episode of the series features composer and rapper Baba Sehgal, actor Aishwarya Sakhuja, professional poker player Abhishek Goindi and comedians Karan Talwar and Gursimran Khamba. (Photo: Screenshot/ SnG Youtube)

Poker-based comedy series hits screens

The series is live on SnG Comedy along with CHNO Shuffle's Social Media Channels on October 24.

Milkha is most remembered for finishing fourth in the 400m final in the 1960 Rome Olympic Games, while Randhawa finished fifth in 110m hurdles in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. (Photo: PTI)

'Don’t see anyone winning athletics medal in Olympics in near future': Milkha Singh

Singh was speaking on the sidelines of the Indian Sports Honours 2019, which are being instituted by Virat Kohli and RP-SG.

Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth on Tuesday attained his career-best ranking by breaking into the top 10 players in the latest BWF Rankings. (Photo:AFP)

Sai Praneeth attains career-best ranking, breaks into top 10

Praneeth, who now holds the 10th position, moved up by one spot and also became India's number one.