Daredevils pacer Mohd Shami is yet recover fully from a niggle and will sit out once again.
Coach Paul van Ass keen to address defensive frailties and improve India’s off-the-ball game.
Ding was the only Asian player to have been ranked World No. 1.
The hockey team, for instance, is ranked ninth and even though it has qualified for the Olympics, it won’t be eligible according to the new norms.
There were 7 different nationalities in Top-7 and that shows how global Hero Indian Open has become.
For me the Indian Open is homecoming with the food, the ambience and the old friends.
Delhi’s Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir will play against Mumbai in Ranji Trophy quarters in Cuttack.
Preeja had said before the start of the Games that this could be her last competition.
Tygart, the anti-doping crusader credited with exposing cyclist Lance Armstrong as a cheat, said Rodriguez had a great opportunity to make amends for his actions by coming clean.
On one hand Sreejesh, the key behind India’s success at the Asian Games last year, showed the reason he is regarded as one of the best in the world at the moment.
RR, incidentally, is the only team to have turned profitable from IPL 1, which it won.
It’s Mumbai’s last game on home turf and the importance of a win cannot be undermined for their future in the league.
18-year-old Hafseer overcomes troubled childhood, poverty to clinch decathlon bronze.
Dutee Chand tested positive for hyper-androgenism ahead of the Commonwealth Games last year.
Dutee Chand, the sprinter who was detected with hyper-androgenism, will be on track in the 100, 200 and the relay.