The second seeded Serb has a relatively kind draw until the quarter-finals.
The series could see either team reclaim the number one limited-overs world ranking.
Alpine Skiing is an all-family affair, with Hira Lal and Himanshu Thakur being first cousins.
Pakistan still need another 93 runs to avoid an innings defeat and go 1-0 down in the three Test series
Kartik refused to comment on the issue but Railways coach Abhay Sharma denied any wrongdoing.
India put up a dismal show as they start their Hockey World League Finals campaign with a 2-0 loss to England.
The only surprise decision came from Kings XI Punjab who retained the uncapped Manan Vohra.
Pacer’s four-for dismisses Mumbai for 129 in 2nd innings; Maharashtra 224 runs away from semis berth.
At stumps on Day Three, UP were 55/1 with Srivastava and Murtaza batting.
J&K will now hope that their skipper's dream run continues.
Younis and Misbah steadied the Pakistan second innings with an unbroken 113-run stand.
Manan Vohra and Sanju Samson are two uncapped players to be retained.
Uttar Pradesh came back strongly to keep their hopes alive for an interesting finish.
It puts him in elite company with Abedi Pele of Ghana and Samuel Eto'o from Cameroon.
Bopanna and Qureshi will take on Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic in the final.
Chasing 252, Maharashtra were 28 for the loss of Chirag Khurana's wicket at stumps.
Rasool grabbed five for 58 in 14.2 overs, polishing off Punjab's middle and lower-order to bowl them out for 296.
Shukla's valiant unbeaten half-century helped Bengal stage a remarkable fight-back.
Nadal, No. 4 Murray, No. 5 Del Potro and No. 6 Federer all stacked in the same half.
Goals from Karim Benzema and Jese led Real Madrid to a 2-0 win over Osasuna.