BCCI asks ball makers to recheck quality, SG promises improvement
The Indian cricket board has asked Sanspareils Greenlands (SG), manufacturers of the cricket ball being used in the ongoing Test series, to look into its quality following complaints from India captain Virat Kohli and his teammates, including its seam not lasting long enough.
Haryana to grant preparation money for Olympic players
To encourage the sportspersons, especially those who are not economically well-off but have qualified for participation in Olympic Games, the Haryana Government on Wednesday decided to grant preparation money of Rs 5 lakh to them.
Root is in love with Indian pitches: 842 runs in 7 Tests
In-form England captain Joe Root's rendezvous with India continues as he now has aggregated 1,679 runs in 17 matches, and Tuesday's 227-run win in the first Test was a perfect icing on the cake. He made his Test debut in India 2012 and so far he has scored 842 runs in seven matches in this country.
Suspension of 22 shooters likely to be revoked
The suspension of 22 shooters, including Olympic quota winner Yashaswini Singh Deswal, from the national championships for disciplinary reasons will come up for review after the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president, Raninder Singh said that he would persuade general body of the NRAI, scheduled to meet on March 5, to stay the decision of suspension.