Rishabh Pant's form would be an important sub-plot when India look to seize the advantage against South Africa in the second T20 International here on Wednesday after a washout in Dharamsala effectively made the series a two-match affair.

After India hosted the U17 World Cup for Men's in 2017, it is set to host the U17 Women's World Cup in 2020 and Bhuvaneshwar has been confirmed as one of provisional venues for the tournament.

Left-handed Miller along with De Kock and Kagiso Rabada form the core of a new-look South African limited overs set-up which is going through a transition phase with first stop being tour of India.

The Sports Ministry has written a letter to Federation Internationale de Gymnatisque (FIG) to allow the committee headed by Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to select the team for next month's World Championship in Artistic Gymnastics.

Sindhu, who is also an Olympic silver-medallist, became India's first world champion in the sport with a straight-game triumph over Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the summit clash on Sunday. She returned to a frenzied welcome on Monday night.

The 26-year-old Annu, who had won a bronze in the 2017 edition in Bhubaneswar, hurled the spear to a best distance of 60.22m to grab the silver. China's Lyu Huihui won the gold with an effort of 65.83m at the Khalifa Stadium.

In a relief for the pace bowler, the apex court has directed BCCI to reconsider the punishment within a three-month period. The 35-year-old cricketer will get an opportunity to be heard by BCCI’s disciplinary committee on the quantum of the punishment, the court further ruled. The top court though maintained that he is guilty of betting/match-fixing.

Dubai: Stand-in captain Rohit Sharma praised his bowlers after India thrashed arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday. Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav enabled India to restrict Pakistan to a paltry 162. Bhuvneshwar …