The course record for Indian women stood at 2:37:29, set by OP Jaisha in 2015. Sudha bettered that by over two minutes, clocking 2:34:56 to secure her spot for Doha, and finishing eighth overall in the race.
It turns out skipping the Pro League has not just robbed India of weekly matches – home and away – against the world's best teams, it has also made the Road to Tokyo a tricky one, especially for the women's team.
Ishant Sharma is a much better bowler than he was six years ago, and as The Indian Express finds out, he has his close-knit support system to thank for emerging from the biggest nightmare of his career.
Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang pulled off the deciding bout against Delhi Sultans' Andrey Kviatkovski to guide defending champions Punjab Royals to their first win of the ongoing Pro Wrestling League (PWL) season,