Daily Archives: November 3, 2018

Ex-India U-19 star. Software engineer. US cricket captain

The six-foot-tall left-arm seamer was India’s highest wicket-taker in the team’s ill-fated U-19 World Cup campaign in 2010. Two of his notable victims were England’s future captain Joe Root and Pakistan’s turbulent opener Ahmed Shehzad.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Sunday (November 4) that comprise the first Twenty20 international between India and the West Indies.

US sanctions: India formulating mechanism to repay Iran

US campaigns in high gear three days before congressional elections

Control of both houses of the US Congress, currently dominated by Republicans, and 36 governors’ offices will be at stake when Americans vote in Tuesday’s elections. Interest has been unusually high for a non-presidential election year, with early voting running well ahead of past cycles.

Pro Kabaddi: U Mumba win Maharashtra derby against Puneri Paltan

U Mumba finally won the Maharashtra derby against Puner Paltan with a 31-22 scoreline in the Pro Kabaddi League on Saturday.

Cornell to cricket: Mumbai-born techie now captains US team

Left-arm seamer Saurabh Netravalkar was India’s highest wicket-taker in the U-19 World Cup in 2010. Among his scalps was Joe Root, now England’s Test captain.

Injured Andre Russell ruled out of T20I series

West Indies suffered a major blow ahead of the first Twenty20 International (T20I) against India as their star all-rounder Andre Russell was ruled out of the three-match T20I series due to injury.

Brian Lara on Virat Kohli: Good to see that game has a leader now

Eulogising Virat Kohli’s phenomenal achievements is the new normal and latest to join the bandwagon is West Indies legend Brian Lara terming the Indian captain as “game’s leader at the moment.”

Need to improve against spinners: Ajinkya Rahane

India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, who has been experiencing a dip in form over the last two years, has admitted that he needs to improve against the spinners.

Lanka’s main Tamil party to support no-trust motion

Mahinda Rajapaksa claims he has enough numbers to prove his majority and at least six of ousted premier, Ranil Wickremasinghe’s men have defected to his side. The current suspension of parliament by the president is seen as a key to Rajapaksa negotiating for enough defections.