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IPL 2019: Was on SRH group chat and kept getting messages last year, says David Warner

David Warner was out of sight but not out of mind through Sunrisers Hyderabad's journey to the final of last IPL, with the returning Australian saying he was part of their chat group, getting encouraging messages.

Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express Train’s engine catches fire, two passengers killed

Two passengers of the Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express died on Friday after they jumped out of the moving train between the Chaterhat and Nijbari section in West Bengal when they saw smoke emanating from the locomotive's engine, said Railway sources.

Only BCCI can answer why I didn’t play IPL last year, says Steve Smith

The BCCI had acted voluntarily while banning Steve Smith and David Warner from last edition of IPL on ball tampering charges and the former Australian captain said that only the Indian board can answer why it panned out that way.

Maharashtra IAS official shoots at, injures wife; hangs self

The Indian Administrative Service official was posted in the state's Skill Development department and had previously served as collector of Nandurbar district.

ICC gives green light to name and jersey number in Tests

Virat Kohli will soon be seen wearing No 18 on his white flannels as the ICC has allowed Test-playing nations to have the players sport their names and numbers on their jerseys.

Govt exceeds disinvestment target, proceeds touch Rs 85,000 cr in FY19

In the current fiscal, the government is eyeing Rs 14,500 crore by way of sell of its 52.63 per cent stake in REC to state-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC).

One man doesn’t win IPL: Stephen Fleming on Gautam Gambhir’s Virat Kohli jibe

Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming differed with Gautam Gambhir's viewpoint that one can't say Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni in the same breath, as India's captain has not won the tournament.

PSG’s Neymar charged for ‘insulting’ referee in Manchester United defeat

Paris St Germain forward Neymar has been charged for "insulting and/or molesting" the referee following his post-game rant after the French side were knocked out of the Champions League last 16 by Manchester United, UEFA said on Friday.

Discussed Masood Azhar issue with China: Pakistan Foreign Minister Qureshi

Qureshi who returned from Beijing on Thursday after attending the first strategic bilateral dialogue between the two all-weather allies, heaped praise on China.

World Cup 2019: Australia are never true underdogs, says Aaron Finch

Australia's recent ODI series triumph over world no. 1 India shows that the five-time champions are no underdogs going into the World Cup, said skipper Aaron Finch, insisting that his team is capable of lifting the coveted trophy.

Women continue to remain under-represented in the national parliament: India

Today India has 1.4 million elected women representatives. Women constitute around 44 per cent of the total grassroots elected representatives and 43 per cent of the elected heads of villages in India are women, he said.

Steve Smith’s elbow lot worse compared to David Warner, says Dean Jones

Dean Jones claimed that Steve Smith's elbow is "lot worse" as compared to David Warner and hinted that it could play a part in team selection for the early matches of the Indian Premier League.

Defending champion Shubhankar Sharma plays solid 2nd round to move to 11th in Malaysia

Shubhankar Sharma carded a superb four-under 68 to leap from overnight T-41 to Tied-11th at the halfway stage of the Maybank Championship on Friday.

India’s top woman racer Sneha Sharma grabs second place in Malaysia

India's fastest woman racer Sneha Sharma grabbed the second position in the opening round of the highly competitive MSF Series here at the Sepang International Circuit.

Smriti Mandhana, Jhulan Goswami continue to top ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings

Smriti Mandhana and Jhulan Goswami continued to lead the batting and bowling charts respectively in the latest ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings released Friday.

Madras HC quashes plea seeking postponement of polling date in Madurai

Justices N Kirubakaran and S S Sundar dismissed the petition after the Election Commission submitted that it has extended the voting time in Madurai constituency by two hours.

ICC World Cup 2019: West Indies good tournament team, don’t write us off, says Carlos Brathwaite

If the West Indies can "replicate" the stunning form they displayed against England recently, they may go all the way in the ICC World Cup, star all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite said Friday.

Congress wants Deve Gowda to contest from Bengaluru North: KPCC president Gundurao

The 85-year-old JDS patriarch is yet to decide on contesting the Lok Sabha polls and has been thinking about his "usefulness" in the national capital. Gowda has said he lacked the strength that he had in 1996, when he became the Prime Minister, but there is "enthusiasm".

Will certainly contest Chandni Chowk LS seat irrespective of alliance with AAP: Sibal

Sibal had won twice from Chandni Chowk in 2004 and 2009 before losing to BJP leader Harsh Vardhan in 2014.

IPL 2019: 50-50 on their minds, Cricket’s mega stars get ready for annual carnival

The annual cricket carnival-like every other edition will also throw up a few unexpected heroes, who will be topic of 9 pm dinner table discussions.

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