The following are the top/expected stories at 1730 hours:
*Report of Hockey World Cup.
*Report of Indian Super League match between Kerala Blasters and Jamshedpur FC.
*Report of I-League match between East Bengal and Minerva FC.
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
Scrapping of Champions Trophy hockey is a shame, say former players
By Saumojyoti S Choudhury
Bhubaneswar, Dec 4 (PTI) The International Hockey Federation's decision to scrap the four-decade old Champions Trophy has not gone down well with the purists of the game.
Rahane says India will have to produce long partnerships
By Chetan Narula
Adelaide, Dec 4 (PTI) India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Tuesday tagged Australia as the favourites ahead of the first Test and said the visitors will have to come up with long partnerships to win their maiden series Down Under.
We have plans for all Indian batsmen, not just Kohli: Mitchell Marsh
By Chetan Narula
Adelaide, Dec 4 (PTI) The talk is all about Virat Kohli right now but the Australian bowlers' preparation for other Indian batsmen is as detailed and anyone who thinks otherwise is plain "silly", all-rounder Mitchell Marsh said Tuesday.
Why aren't Dhoni, Dhawan playing domestic cricket? Asks Gavaskar
New Delhi, Dec 4 (PTI) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has questioned the BCCI for allowing the likes of Shikhar Dhawan and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to skip domestic cricket ahead of a hectic six months culminating into the World Cup in England.
I constantly go back to knocks played with Smith, it's important for me: Marsh
Adelaide, Dec 4 (PTI) Going back to knocks played alongside the banned Steve Smith is a source of positivity for Australian vice-captain Mitchell Marsh, who hopes to partner the former skipper a few more times once his suspension ends.
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