IPL Auction 2018 comes to an end with 169 players sold to eight franchises. Jaydev Unadkar costlies Indian for Rs 11.5 crore but Ben Stokes is the most expensive at Rs 12.5 crore; both players to Rajasthan Royals.
From August to November in that year, Petriashvili was kept in inhuman conditions for ransom. He remembers the horrible time and though he was released after three months, the Georgian wrestler remains haunted to this day.
Vinesh and Ritu, two of the four Phogat sisters participating in the Wrestling Nationals, won gold in their respective categories on the opening day. Second day will see other two - Geeta and Sangeeta - in action.
Kevin Durant, on the second day of his three-day visit to India, took part in a world record coaching session which was attended by 3459 kids and he said that he would love to come back to India and help the programme grow in the country.
Karan Mor, who lost his father at the age of 16, sees off a stiff challenge in the 66kg category to win the selection trials and join the India squad for the Junior World Wrestling Championships that begin on August 1 in Finland.
Novak Djokovic held all four Grand Slams when he entered Wimbledon last year but in a stunning turnaround, he possess none of the titles as he gets ready to play in London where Andy Murray is the top seed and the defending champion.
Ben Stokes has scored 150 runs for England in the ongoing Champions Trophy in two innings including a century against Australia in the final group game. England will hope the all-rounder continues his good form as they face Pakistan in the semi-final.
Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have shared four century and six fifty-plus stands from eight matches in two editions, 2013 and 2017, of the ICC Champions Trophy. India have lost only one game out of eight games that the two have opened for the team.
England and Bangladesh face-off in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 opener at The Oval where the hosts will look to continue their blistering form in one-day internationals while Bangladesh will look to continue their rise among the ranks on Thursday.