Seen as a future India Test regular, Young Lokesh Rahul today cracked a memorable triple century - the first from Karnataka to achieve the feat in Ranji Trophy as well as first-class cricket - guiding his side to a mammoth total in their match against Uttar Pradesh here.
Four ITBP commandos, who repulsed an audacious terrorist attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat province last year, have been accorded the President's Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) on the eve of the Republic Day here.
Just when all seemed lost for Mumbai, lower-order batsmen Shreyas Iyer and Shardul Thakur fought back to give the visitors a vital first-innings lead against Uttar Pradesh on Day 3 of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Tuesday.
After missing out on initial IPL action, Praveen Kumar made an instant impact against Chennai Super Kings, albeit in a losing cause, but the Mumbai Indians medium-pacer said he still gets the goose bumps when he thinks about his snub during the February auctions.
The Election Commission on Friday appointed Tamil Nadu`s chief electoral officer Praveen Kumar for this crucial constituency from where Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will face Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal and Congress`s Ajay Rai as well as candidates of the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party.
Defending champions Mumbai Indians have roped in Uttar Pradesh swing bowler Praveen Kumar as the replacement for the injured Zaheer Khan for the remainder of their campaign in the Indian Premier League.
Riding high on their five consecutive victories, Karnataka will be looking to continue their winning streak when they take on Uttar Pradesh in the quarterfinals of the Ranji Trophy at Chinnaswamy Stadium here tomorrow.
Two of the three Indian boxers, who had alleged manipulation in the World Championship trials, were today let off with warnings by the National Federation even as the third was summoned to appear before the disciplinary committee on September 30.