Daily Archives: October 14, 2018

RBI won’t budge on local data storage, deadline ends today

The six-month deadline for 78 payment services companies to ensure that all data relating to transactions on platforms operated by them are stored only in India expires on October 15.

Small plane crashes into crowd in Germany, several people killed

Hit by #MeToo storm, Rahul Johri set to skip ICC meeting

Facing allegations of sexual harassment, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri was on Sunday forced to pull out of an upcoming ICC Meeting in Singapore after the Committee of Administrators turned down his request for more time to explain the charges.

Afghanistan Premier League: Zazai records six sixes in an over

Rising star Hazratullah Zazai, who has played 2 ODIs and 3 T2OIs for Afghanistan so far, has made his presence felt by hitting six sixes in an over during the ongoing Afghanistan Premier League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday.

Pro Kabaddi: Patna Pirates pip UP Yoddha

Patna Pirates overcame a sluggish start to record a comfortable 43-37 victory over UP Yoddha in the Pro Kabaddi League on Sunday.

These heavy losses tough to digest: Jason Holder

West Indies captain Jason Holder conceded that the embarrassing back-to-back three-day defeats against India is “difficult to digest”, considering pitches were batsman-friendly.

Kohli indicates Umesh Yadav will be in mix in Australia

India captain Virat Kohli says Umesh Yadav’s “standout performance” has made the fast bowler a strong candidate for selection in the starting XI when the side travels Down Under, next month.

Final South Africa-Zimbabwe T20I abandoned

Rain and a wet outfield caused the abandonment of the third and final Twenty20 international between South Africa and Zimbabwe at Willowmoore Park on Sunday.

New opposition alliance formed in Bangladesh ahead of election

The Jatiya Oikya Front (“United National Front”), led by Kamal Hossain, was formed on Saturday following months of negotiations among opposition parties. Zia’s BNP along with two other parties joined the alliance. Kamal is a former foreign minister and a prominent lawyer who drafted the secular constitution just after independence in 1971.

Australia were ‘too aggressive’, says James Anderson

Australia’s cricketers have sometimes “tried too hard to be aggressive” as they sought to live up a traditional stereotype of what is expected from them, England’s James Anderson said on Sunday.