Veteran cricketer Gopalaswamy Kasturirangan (in pic) died as a consequence of coronary heart assault at his residence right here at this time. Kasturirangan, 89, was additionally a former administrator and the BCCI curator. He had principally performed his matches for Mysore in Ranji Trophy because the right-arm medium tempo bowler from 1948 to 1963.
Nagal by means of to quarters, to fulfill Wawrinka subsequent
India’s high singles participant Sumit Nagal superior to the singles quarterfinals of the Prague Openafter beating lower-ranked Kiri Lehecka. World No. 127 Nagal, seeded sixth, prevailed 5-7 7-6(4) 6-Three in two hours and 21 minutes within the second spherical. Nagal will meet three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka within the subsequent spherical.
Ex-India goalkeeper Bhaskar Maity no extra
Former India soccer goalkeeper Bhaskar Maity died at a Navi Mumbai hospital as a consequence of mind hemorrhage at this time. Maity was 67 and is survived by his spouse, a son and a daughter. Maity represented India towards Iraq in the course of the 1978 Asian Games at Bangkok. He performed for Maharashtra from 1975-1979 within the Santosh Trophy.
BCCI rejects Dream11’s 2021 and 2022 bid
The BCCI at this time introduced fantasy gaming platform Dream11 as this yr’s IPL title sponsor however the firm won’t keep on board for the following two seasons after its conditional three-year proposal was rejected as a consequence of “low” bid quantities for 2021 and 2022.
Kapur, Shubhankar to play at Wales Open
Indian golfer Shiv Kapur will return to motion for the primary time since early March when he tees up on the Wales Open, beginning tomorrow. Also taking part in is Shubhankar Sharma.
NBA roundup: Top seeds fall in playoff openers
Eighth-seeded Portland Trail Blazers defeated top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers 100-93 in Game 1 of their Western Conference opening-round matchup within the NBA bubble close to Orlando. Eighth-seeded Orlando Magic beat top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks 122-110 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first-round sequence. Agencies