Shakib Al Hasan can now resume international cricket on October 29, 2020. The 32-year-old all-rounder said he is 'extremely sad' to have been banned from cricket.
The Prime Minister said that efforts are being made to encourage youth to be associated with sports and contribute towards society. "This is the reason why many people like Babita Phogat have joined BJP and are working with full dedication," Modi said.
Men's cricket team coach Ravi Shastri wished his followers a Happy Dussehra and wrote, "Enjoy the victory of good over the evil. May you have a fun-filled and blissful."
Brief scores: India 98/6 (Rohit Sharma 24, Manish Pandey 19, Sunil Narine 2-14) beat West Indies 95/9 (Kieron Pollard 49, Nicholas Pooran 20, Navdeep Saini 3-17) by four wickets.
England and Australia will be the first two cricketing nations to wear names and numbers on their jerseys for the first time in the 142 year history of Test cricket.
Team India chief selector MSK Prasad on Sunday had announced the squads at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai for the upcoming series in Windies. Putting all speculations to rest about India captain Virat Kohli's participation in the limited-overs series, he was chosen to lead the team in all formats
24-year-old Sindhu lost the first set against Ohori but she was able to bounce back in the second and third set to win the match that lasted for almost an hour. Srikanth had a field day as he brushed aside Nishimoto's challenge in under 40 minutes.
The 40-year-old made his ODI debut in the year 2011 World Cup against West Indies in Delhi and he went on to scalp four wickets.In his eight-year-long ODI career, the leg-spinner has featured in 106 ODIs for Proteas and has bagged 172 wickets. His career-best figures till now are of 7/45 against West Indies in 2016
Pooran and Fabien Allen stitched a partnership of 83 runs bringing Windies really close to the target. But both these batsmen perished in quick succession. Pooran said that he feels responsible for getting Allen run-out at such a crucial juncture in the match.
India will play their first match of the tournament against South Africa at The Rose Bowl in Southampton on 5 June.