New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) Following are PTI’s top/expected stories at 17:30 hrs EXPECTED STORIES:
*Report of Super Cup match between Neroca FC and Kerala Blasters.
*Match report of first ODI between India Women and England Women.
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
India at CWG: Lifters continue medal-winning run; shuttlers, boxers unbeaten By Poonam Mehra
Gold Coast, Apr 6 (PTI) There was no stopping the Indian weightlifting juggernaut with Sanjita Chanu and Deepak Lather adding a gold and bronze to the team’s tally, while the shuttlers and boxers continued to be unbeaten on the second day of the 21st Commonwealth Games here today.
Sanjita’s gold, Lather’s bronze ensure another weightlifters’ day in CWG By Poonam Mehra
Gold Coast, Apr 6 (PTI) One lamented the records that went unbroken in a gold-winning performance, while the other couldn’t believe his luck in managing a podium finish on debut — Indian weightlifting had two contrasting medallists to celebrate on day 2 of the Commonwealth Games here today.
CSK, Royals’ return adds spice to IPL 11; Kohli eyes elusive crown By Bharat Sharma
New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) The Indian Premier League keeps getting bigger with each passing edition and the return of MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings and Shane Warne-coached Rajasthan Royals for the 11th edition only adds to the cult of the most popular Twenty20 league in the world.
Resurrected CSK face holders MI in season opener By Nikhil Bapat
Mumbai, Apr 6 (PTI) Returning to the fray after serving out a two-year suspension, two-time winners Chennai Super Kings will take on reigning champions Mumbai Indians in the lung-opener of the Indian Premier League here tomorrow.
Lucky Lather adds bronze to India’s weightlifting CWG medal surge By Poonam Mehra
Gold Coast, Apr 6 (PTI) Riding on some luck and loads of exuberance, teenager Deepak Lather today became the youngest Indian weightlifter to claim a Commonwealth Games medal, picking up the bronze in the men’s 69kg category here today.
Indian team staring at defeat at Asia level in five years Tianjin, Apr 6 (PTI) The Indian Davis Cup team was staring at defeat at the zonal level for the first time in five years following shock defeats of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Sumit Nagal on the opening day of the second round tie against China, here today.
Sad I couldn’t break all Games records: Sanjita Chanu By Poonam Mehra
Gold Coast, Apr 6 (PTI) Ever heard of a successive gold-medallist speak of being sad after medal ceremony? That was Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu, who was disappointed about not breaking a Commonwealth Games record despite the fact that she was not even 100 per cent fit.
Sanjita adds to weightlifting gold rush, breaks one CWG record By Poonam Mehra
Gold Coast, Apr 6 (PTI) Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu (53kg) today claimed her second successive Commonwealth Games gold medal, smashing a Games record in the process, despite nursing a nagging back problem here.
India have edge but it can be anybody’s game: Pak goalkeeper By Mona Parthsarathi
New Delhi, April 6 ( PTI ) Veteran Pakistan goalkeeper Imran Butt has accepted that India have an edge going into the mouth-watering clash between the arch-rivals in the Commonwealth Games here tomorrow.
Of Mirabai’s journey from lifting firewood to CWG gold By Tapan Mohanta
Kolkata, Apr 6 (PTI) Lifting more firewood than her elder brother at a tender age of 12 was normal for Mirabai Chanu during an impoverished childhood.
Boxing: Amit, Naman enter CWG quarters
Gold Coast, Apr 6 (PTI) Indian boxers Amit Panghal (49kg) and Naman Tanwar (91kg) today advanced to the quarterfinals after notching up comprehensive wins in their opening bouts of the Commonwealth Games here.
India blank Scotland 5-0 to enter mixed team quarters Gold Coast, Apr 6 (PTI) India blanked Scotland 5-0 to enter the quarterfinals of the badminton mixed team event, displaying tremendous form en route to their third successive clean sweep at the Commonwealth Games here today.
India women thrash Malaysia in 2nd CWG match Gold Coast, Apr 6 (PTI) Defender Gurjit Kaur scored twice as the Indian women’s hockey team brought its Commonwealth Games campaign back on track with a 4-1 thrashing of Malaysia in its second Pool A match here today.
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