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Kanpur Test: New Zealand steady in run chase against India, 79/1 at lunch on day 5

Kanpur/IBNS: India returned to the change room empty handed at the close of the first session on day five of the inaugural Test as New Zealand scored 79/1 till the lunch break chasing a target of 284 here on Monday.

Kashmir: Director YSS declares Nehru Cup hockey tournament open

Srinagar/IBNS: Director Youth Services and Sports (YSS), Gazanffar Ali, declared inter-district competitions open for under-15 and under-17 players competing in the Nehru Cup 2021 at Subhash Stadium, Udhampur Friday.

Sports policy to be unveiled within a month: Kashmir LG

Jammu/IBNS: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Saturday inaugurated the Gymnastics Academy of J&K at MA Stadium.

RCGC Open Golf: Kshitij Naveed Kaul lifts second title with ‘ice-cool’ 72, Ankur Chadha finishes second

Kolkata/IBNS: Kashmiri pro-golfer Kshitij Naveed Kaul bagged his second PGTI title with an ‘ice-cool’ even-par 72 during the ICC RCGC Open Golf Championship 2021 at The Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) on Sunday.

Rahane, Pujara will bounce back, play important knocks for us: India batting coach

Kanpur/UNI: India batting coach Vikram Rathour Sunday backed Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara, who are "going through a lean phase", saying that they will bounce back and play important knocks for the team in the future.

Gritty fifties by Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Saha help India gain control of Kanpur Test

Kanpur/UNI: India declared their second innings at 234 for 7 and set a massive target of 284 for New Zealand on Day 4 of the first Test match played Sunday.

SNAP: India need 9 more wickets to win Kanpur Test

India need 9 more wickets to win Kanpur Test. At stumps on Day 4, NZ are 4 for 1, chasing 284 runs target. Tom Latham, William Somerville at crease.

Palmeiras sink Flamengo to win second consecutive Copa Libertadores

Montevideo/UNI/Xinhua: Palmeiras successfully defended their Copa Libertadores title on Saturday after an extra-time goal from substitute Deyverson gave them a 2-1 victory over Flamengo.

Bayern down bottom side Bielefeld 1-0 to stay atop in Bundesliga

Berlin/UNI/Xinhua: German giants Bayern Munich defended their top spot after carving out a hard-earned 1-0 win over resilient Arminia Bielefeld on the sole goal from Leroy Sane at the 13th round in Bundesliga on Saturday.

WTT Championships finals 2021: Indian paddlers eliminated in QF's

Houston/UNI: Indian campaign ended at the World Table Tennis Championships Finals here on Sunday as the mixed pair of Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and the women’s duo of Archana Kamath and Manika Batra missed out on an opportunity to script history after suffering a defeat in their respective quarterfinal matches.

SNAP AT TEA: Shreyas Iyer's 50 boost India lead against NZ

Shreyas Iyer's 50 helps India to increase lead to 216 runs against New Zealand in the second innings on Day 4 of Kanpur Test on Sunday. India are 167 for 7 at tea

Tim Southee swings Day 4 morning session in NZ's favour, India 84 for 5 at lunch

Kanpur, Nov 28 (UNI) New Zealand bowlers led by Tim Southee swung the morning session in their favor in which they scalped Mayank Agarwal and Ravindra Jadeja as India were reduced to 84 for 5 with an overall lead of 133 runs at lunch on Day 4 of the first Test at Green Park Stadium here on Sunday.

Shreyas Iyer becomes first Indian to score a ton, fifty in each innings of debut Test

Kanpur, Nov 28 (UNI) Shreyas Iyer became the first Indian batter to score a century and a half century in each innings of a debut Test.

India's South Africa tour amid COVID-19 variant: Players' safety paramount, says BCCI treasurer Dhumal

New Delhi/UNI: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) treasurer Arun Dhumal on Saturday assured that the Indian cricket board is closely monitoring the situation in South Africa, where a new COVID-19 variant has been found, and would take a call on sending the national team while keeping in mind the health and safety of players.

Indonesia Open 2021: PV Sindhu crashes out after semi-finale loss to Ratchanok Intanon

Bali/UNI: India’s two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu crashed out of Indonesia Open Super 1000 Tournament after suffering a defeat against Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon in the semi-finale.