Daily Archives: February 15, 2019

Ind v Aus: Who could be in & who out of India squad

On Friday, when MSK Prasad and his colleagues sit down to pick the T20 and ODI squads for the home series against Australia, they have a few things to debate.

Karthik or Pant? Selectors face call over second wicketkeeper

With news of vice-captain Rohit Sharma and his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan’s possibility to take a break in the T20I series, there’s a possibility KL Rahul may stage a comeback. Another batsman who is tipped to return is Ajinkya Rahane. Among wicketkeeper-batsmen, MS Dhoni is a certainty, but the race is on between Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant to seal the second spot.

Chelsea edge out Malmo, Arsenal lose at BATE in Europa League

Chelsea claimed a 2-1 victory at Malmo in the Europa League last-32 first leg on Thursday to ease some of the pressure on beleaguered coach Maurizio Sarri, while Arsenal suffered a shock loss to BATE Borisov.

The world’s largest plane will now fly into history

Europe’s Airbus is scrapping production of the A380 superjumbo, with lacklustre sales forcing it to abandon a dream of dominating the skies with a 21st century cruiseliner. Airbus said on Thursday the last A380 would be delivered in 2021. The shake-up came after Emirates decided to reduce its orders for the iconic superjumbo and order a total of 70 of the smaller A350 and A330 Neo instead.

Trump to declare ’emergency’ to fund border wall

Google, Facebook will soon have to pay creators in EU

May suffers another damaging defeat in Brexit saga

The House of Commons rejected a government motion intended to express MPs’ support for May as she continues an 11th-hour bid to renegotiate her Brexit deal with the EU. Hardline eurosceptics in her Conservative party abstained from voting on the government’s non-binding motion, which they believed raised the chances of avoiding a no-deal Brexit.