Parthiv Patel struck 42 and 67 not out in the two innings at Mohali and Anil Kumble felt he had never lost faith that could make a comeback.
MS Dhoni, has not been playing since the home series against New Zealand, would have gone into the ODI series without proper game for 77 days.
BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke expressed his condolences on the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
Michael Cheika's side returned from their end-of-season tour having beaten Wales, Scotland and France before going down to Ireland and England.
Roelant Oltmans asked the players to fully concentrate on the job at hand as their performances in the World Cup will be taken into consideration.
Crystal Palace ended a run of 18 Premier League games without a clean sheet going back to April when they beat Southampton.
Pita Taufatofua announced his desire to become Tonga's first male Olympic cross-country skier in a video for the Olympic Channel.
Paul Robinson believes Burnley have the character and skill to survive in a much tougher Premier League than the one he played in a decade ago.
Roger Federer and Serena Williams have both opted to sit out the third editions of the IPTL.
Manchester United have been held to draws in six of their last eight league games, including consecutive draws against Arsenal, West Ham and Everton.
Travis Tygart said that a year dogged by scandal had presented authorities with a window of opportunity to get tough and reform.
Saqlain Mushtaq , who was hired by ECB to help the English spinners for the first two Tests will continue in his role in the ODI series
Klay Thompson's 60 points came in just 29 minutes to become the first NBA player with this record.
Lyon will be relying on the in-form Mathieu Valbuena to take them into the last 16 of Champions League for the first time in three years.
FIFA confirmed that former German police chief Ralf Mutschke, had departed, without giving any further details.
Daniel Ricciardo said third place in 2016 felt more convincing and more sustainable than it had in 2014.
WWE Raw on Monday night saw Charlotte Flair looking to make peace with her estranged father Ric Flair.
Alvaro Morata joined his team mates for the first time since he suffered a hamstring injury in Spain's 2-2 draw against England.
Diego Simeone's team did keep a clean sheet for a fourth consecutive game and will be aiming to repeat the result of their previous meeting.
Roger Federer was not named in any team of the IPTL third edition while expected to play for Indian Aces.