With just 15 days to go for the third ODI between India and West Indies to be hosted here, the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) still awaits the security clearance by the state government to stage the match on October 17.
Defending champions India stayed on course for double gold in kabaddi as the sport's powerhouse stormed into the finals of both men and women's events respectively, with resounding wins at the 17th Asian Games, here on Thursday.
The new playing conditions for Tests, One-Day Internationals (ODI) and Twenty 20 Internationals (T20Is) will come into effect with the series between Pakistan and Australia, which starts here on October 5.
India's table tennis players had a bad outing with the likes of Soumyajit Ghosh and Manika Batra bowing out of the 17th Asian Games after suffering defeats in the men and women's singles round of 16 matches, respectively, here on Thursday.
It turned out to be a mixed day for Indian volleyball teams competing in the 17th Asian Games here, as the men's team defeated Thailand 3-1 in the 5th-8th place classification match after the women suffered a 0-3 reverse to Hong Kong to finish 8th in the competition on Thursday.
Yorkshire`s County Championship-winning openers Adam Lyth and Alex Lees were named player of the year and young player of the year respectively by England`s Professional Cricketers Association on Wednesday.
Aletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Italian champions Juventus are as good as Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid despite his side inflciting Juve`s first defeat of the season in a 1-0 win on Wednesday.
Daniel Sturridge will not join up with England for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers after England manager Roy Hodgson and Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers reached an agreement over the striker`s fitness.
The organising committee of Asian Games on Thursday said that Indian boxer Laishram Sarita Devi's refusal to accept her bronze medal during the ceremony was "regretful and against the spirit of sportsmanship" and the matter has now landed in the doorsteps of Olympic Council of Asia.