Daily Archives: November 3, 2019
Three former cricketers of the Bengal women’s team were injured when the car they were travelling in hit a goods vehicle near Sardanga in East Burdwan on Sunday morning. Purnima Chowdhury, Shyama De and Chandana Mukherjee — who now serve as selectors — have been admitted to Camri Superspeciality Hospital, near Memari, along with the driver of their vehicle, Biswajit Paridha.
Ahead of the final lap on the RCEP pact, India has shared concerns – ranging from the base year for tariff reduction to protection against Chinese imports and opening up services sector by the other 15 countries — that haven’t been addressed yet. Indian officials have made that it wants the country’s interests to be fully protected before it inks the mega trade bloc pact.
The Tata Group may consider bidding for Air India, an airline it once owned, whenever the govt finalises its sale. “Ideally, it is a Vistara decision. It is not a Tata Sons decision. I will ask the team to evaluate it,” said the Tata group chief N Chandrasekaran. Air India would augment Vistara’s domestic market share, which presently stands at 6%, with its 12% presence.
Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain’s upstart Brexit Party, said on Sunday he would not stand in the next month’s election, choosing instead to campaign countywide against PM Boris Johnson’s EU divorce deal.
Bangladesh ended their 20-overs jinx against India after Mushfiqur Rahim’s unbeaten half-century helped secure a 7-wicket win in the first T20I. Bowlers laid the platform for a memorable victory, restricting India to 148-6. Mushfiqur, dropped on 38, went on to score 60 not out and featured in a crucial partnership with Soumya Sarkar as the visitors finally humbled India in their 9th attempt.
As Indian cricket gets desperate by the day to form a solid middle-order in limited-overs cricket, there’s a nagging problem growing at the top of the order in the T20 format. It’s the amount of time taken by the openers to take off. Shikhar Dhawan’s stuttering knock of 42-ball 41 on Sunday only magnified the issue.