emfizz.com
emfizz.com July 24, 2017


Dhawan to replace injured Vijay for Sri Lanka Test tour

17 July 2017, 04:27 | Terri Saunders

Shikhar Dhawan Replaces Injured Murali Vijay In India Squad For Sri Lanka Test Series

India tour of Sri Lanka: 'Unfit' Murali Vijay ruled out, Shikhar Dhawan included in 16 member squad

Left-handed opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan was named as the replacement for injured Murali Vijay for the upcoming India's tour of Sri Lanka.

The right-hander has been asked to continue with his rehabilitation program after complaining of wrist pain during a match.

India will play a three-match Test series starting July 21.

Download the News Nation Mobile App and stay connected with top stories from India and around the world.

Chelsea Keen On Sergio Aguero
Chelsea are on the lookout for a new striker after Antonio Conte told Diego Costa he was surplus to requirements. Sky sources say "it will be very hard for Chelsea to sign Aguero" but that their interest is real.


Bob Wolff, legendary sports broadcaster, dies at 96
He worked for the local CBS radio affiliate in Durham, N.C., and eventually became the voice of the Washington Senators in 1947. With a career that spanned almost 80 years, Wolff had been the longest-running broadcaster in radio and television history.


China Maintains Steady Growth In Q2
Economists in Reuters' poll forecast second quarter GDP to grow 1.7 percent from a quarter ago. The U.S. dollar index ( DXY ) continued to trade near 11-month lows at the start of the week.


Chasing a competitive target of 191, Lewis smashed his way to an unbeaten 125 off 62 balls with as many as 12 sixes and six fours as the reigning World T20 champions knocked off the runs in only 18.3 overs.

Fresh from an extraordinary ICC Champions Trophy 2017 edition, Shikhar Dhawan has found a place in the 16-member squad for Sri Lanka tour, where India will play 3 Tests. The Virat Kohli-led Team India departs for a full-fledged tour consisting three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20 worldwide on July 19. Dhawan cracked 338 runs from five matches with the help of one century and two fifties at the elite tournament. He last played a Test for India in 2016 against New Zealand in a home series. The will be India's first full series in eight years in Sri Lanka, involving all three formats of the game.

Test squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice captain), Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Abhinav Mukund.



Other News

Trending Now

Cruz Proposal Reminds State Insurance Regulators of 'Junk Insurance — NYTimes
The CBO estimated the original bill would increase the number of uninsured Americans by 22 million by the end of 2026. To qualify, insurers would just have to offer one plan that complies with the ACA's comprehensive benefits standard.

England to play South Africa in semi-finals
The 29-year-old has 122 Test scalps to his name, but went for 274 runs across two Tests in England back in 2012. Captain Heather Knight top scored with 67 from 88 balls, while Tammy Beaumont supported with 42 from 71.

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Gets A Full Set Of Character Posters
IRELAND'S Wild Atlantic Way looks out of this world in a new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer that was released online yesterday. Hamill, best known as Luke Skywalker in the " Star Wars " franchise, said he still thinks of Carrie Fisher like she is alive.

Ashley Madison parent settles website users' data breach lawsuit
Meaning that even if a person's name did appear in the data dump, they might not have been an Ashley Madison member, apparently. It may also be the case that previous users entitled to compensation simply want to lay the issue to rest and will not claim.

Presidential election 2017: Gopal Krishna Gandhi to file nomination on July 18
Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot said, "The Opposition candidates stand for the idea of India, equality, secularism, tolerance".

Rating Roundup: Himax Technologies (HIMX)
See Himax Technologies , Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 10 by Chardan Capital Markets. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in shares of Himax Technologies by 339.2% in the first quarter.

Trump's Approval Ratings After Six Months Are the Worst of Any President
Trump's approval scores have continued to drop precipitously, as it was up at 42 percent back in April. With respect to the meeting, 63% of respondents believe Trump Jr.'s actions were inappropriate.

Chance The Rapper Dropped A New Young Thug Collaboration On Soundcloud
Chance the Rapper and Young Thug has joined teams to help and save SoundCloud by releasing an exclusive song on their platform. Here are the two tweets that are fueling speculation, as well as, the new track.

New loan move agreed for Chelsea's Van Ginkel
PSV announced the deal in a statement which read: "PSV and Chelsea have reached an agreement on a transfer of Marco van Ginkel ". PSV have been desperate to take Van Ginkel back to the club and have now succeeded.

Elaine Thompson clocks meet record to win 100m in Rabat
Semenya, who has a personal best of 50.40 - set in Brussels a year ago - finished way off the pace in a time of 51.53. Ben Youssef Meite of Cote d'Ivoire was second in 10.01, with Britain's Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake third in 10.18.