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Indian squad announced for South Africa ODI series

The All-India Senior Selection Committee met in Mumbai today to pick the squad for the six-match away ODI series against South Africa.

India squad for ODI series: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (Vice-Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur.


Warriors thump the Lions in MODC Opener

The Warriors bowlers led from the front with the ball to set up an emphatic win against the bizhub Highveld Lions in the opening game of the Momentum One-Day Cup at the Bidvest Wanderers, in Johannesburg on Wednesday. Sisanda Magala was the pick of the bowlers with 3/28 which earned him a well-deserved man of the match award. Ayabulela Gqamane (2/34) and Clayton Bosch (2/36) also helped in reigning in the Lions to 209 runs in 39.5 overs. 


Ryan Taylor reveals who convinced him to join the ISL

When defending champions ATK replaced injured midfielder Carl Baker with defender Ryan Taylor it raised a few eyebrows. Talking to the media on the eve of the match against Mumbai even coach Teddy Sheringham didn’t sound too convincing on why he made that choice. But the former Newcastle United player not only played the entire duration of the game against Mumbai City FC last Sunday, he also played his part as the holders registered their first win in ISL-4.


Sachin Tendulkar seeks acceleration of development work in Donja

Cricketing legend and Hon’ble Member of Rajya Sabha Sachin Tendulkar visited Donja village in Osmanabad, Maharashtra which he has adopted under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY). Sachin has committed Rs. 4 crore from his MP LAD funds for the infrastructure development of the village. Donja is the second village adopted by Tendulkar SAGY after Puttumraju Kandriga in Andhra Pradesh.


High Powered Canadian Bobsledders Celebrate Four-Man Silver at World Cup in Igls

Powered by the fastest crew on the planet, Justin Kripps piloted his Canadian four-man bobsleigh to the silver medal on Sunday at the final World Cup before the holiday break in Igls, Austria.


Alex Harvey Ninth in World Cup Cross Country Ski Pursuit

Alex Harvey completed his final tune-up for the prestigious Tour de Ski with a ninth-place finish in the World Cup cross-country classic-ski pursuit race in Toblach, Italy.


Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden Reunite with Bobsleigh Silver at World Cup in Igls

Justin Kripps and Jesse Lumsden reunited in the Canadian two-man bobsleigh where they won a silver medal at the World Cup in Igls, Austria on Saturday. 


Alex Harvey Skis Hair Short of Podium at Cross Country World Cup in Italy

Alex Harvey skied just two seconds short of his first World Cup podium of the season where he finished fourth on Saturday in Toblach, Italy.


New Zealand XI squad to face West Indies announced

A 12 man squad has been named for the New Zealand XI side to play West Indies in a 50 over warm-up match in Whangarei on Saturday. It will be the West Indies first while ball match of the tour, with their first ODI against the BLACKCAPS to be played on the 20th in Whangarei. 


Netball: One change to Diamonds Quad Series team

Australian Diamonds defender Sharni Layton has not received medical clearance, and will be withdrawn from the January Netball Quad Series.  Emily Mannix has been elevated to the touring squad of 14, from which a final 12 athletes will be named 24 hours prior to each test. 


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