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MCC Committee recommends shot clock, standard ball, free hits in Test cricket London, Mar 13 (PTI) A shot clock to prevent time wasting, standard ball for the inaugural World Test Championship and free hit for a no ball are among the steps proposed by the MCC World Cricket Committee to spice up the longest format.
Dipa eyes Olympic berth with strong performances New Delhi, Mar 13 (PTI) India's Dipa Karmakar will look to secure an Olympic berth with "some good performances" at back-to-back Artistic Gymnastics World Cups in Baku and Doha, beginning Thursday.
Maharashtra, Karnataka to fight for Mushtaq Ali crown Indore, Mar 13 (PTI) Old rivals Maharashtra and Karnataka will square-off in the final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy here Thursday after both teams stayed unbeaten in the Super League stage.
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup a litmus test for youngsters: vice-captain Surender Bengaluru, Mar 13 (PTI) Indian men's hockey team vice-captain Surender Kumar Wednesday said the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup will be a good opportunity for youngsters to test themselves ahead of the qualifying tournaments for 2020 Olympics.
Joshna continues impressive run to reach quarters in Egypt Cairo, Mar 13 (PTI) India's squash star Joshna Chinappa extended her impressive run in the Women's Black Ball Squash Open with a fighting win over sixth seed Sarah-Jane Perry here.