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In the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), one thing that has been consistent for the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) is the brilliant batting performance of their openers, David Warner and Jonny Bairstow.
Kavinder Singh Bisht (56kg) upstaged reigning world champion Kairat Yeraliyev to be assured of his maiden Asian Championship medal, while Sonia Chahal (57kg) advanced to the last-four of the women’s draw at the continental showpiece here Monday. Also making the semis was national champion Deepak Singh (49kg).
Kavinder Singh Bisht (56kg) upstaged reigning world champion Kairat Yeraliyev, while Amit Panghal (52kg) edged past familiar foe and Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov, assuring themselves of medals at the Asian Boxing Championships on Monday.
Former New Zealand cricket Head coach Mike Hesson, who is now guiding Kings XI Punjab in IPL in a chat with TimesofIndia.com, spoke about the Punjab squad balance, Ashwin’s captaincy, managing the workload of World Cup bound Indian players in his team, KL Rahul and Mohammed Shami, the most impressive IPL captains, the Chris Gayle factor and much more.
On Saturday, Rajasthan Royals sacked Ajinkya Rahane as captain, replacing him with Steve Smith. This was the 10th instance when the baton of captaincy was passed mid-season in the IPL. TOI looks at the other nine occasions.