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Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Monday (December 17) that comprise the fourth day action of the second Test between India and Australia in Perth.

I have not seen a better player than Virat Kohli: Michael Vaughan

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan believes India captain Virat Kohli is a better batsman across three formats than legends such as Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting.

Pro Kabaddi: UP Yoddha beat Patna Pirates 47-31

UP Yoddha produced an impressive team effort to beat defending champions Patna Pirates 47-31 in a Pro Kabaddi Season 6 match on Sunday.

EPL: Austin punishes Leno blunder as Saints stun Arsenal

Charlie Austin shattered Arsenal’s 22-game unbeaten run as the Southampton striker punished a howler from Gunners goalkeeper Bernd Leno to seal a shock 3-2 win on Sunday.

Hockey WC: Belgium crowned champions in dramatic style

The goal-less regulation period was the first in the history of World Cup finals. But in a game where both sides put up a defensive masterpiece of epic proportions, none deserved to concede, and it happened. It was 0-0 at full-time. The victory was also a revenge of sorts — for the 2017 European Championships defeat against the Dutch.

Joshana crowned national champion for a record-equalling 16th time

Joshana Chinappa was crowned the national champion for the 16th time on Sunday when she defeated edged out Urwashi Joshi 9-11, 11-1, 11-6, 11-5. With her win, Joshana equalled the hitherto women’s record of 16 titles that Bhuvaneswari Kumari had won earlier.

Virat Kohli, Tim Paine exchange verbal blows

Tensions flared-up towards the end of Day 3 with none other than the two captains, Virat Kohli and Tim Paine, exchanging verbal volleys as the second Test between India and Australia headed for a nail-biting finish.

Wish Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap a happy married life

Star Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap got married on Sunday.

We’re a little surprised by on-field call: Bumrah on Kohli’s dismissal

India were “surprised” at the on-field umpire’s call that led to skipper Virat Kohli’s controversial dismissal but the team has moved on and is focussed on restricting Australia to a low score in the second Test, pacer Jasprit Bumrah said on Sunday.

Hockey World Cup: Australia thrash England 8-1 to clinch bronze medal

Last edition champions Australia secured a consolation bronze medal after mauling England 8-1 at the men’s hockey World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday.