New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) The following are PTI's
top/expected sports stories at 6:30 pm:
STORIES IN THE PIPELINE:
CENTURION - Day 2 match report of the second Test between India and South Africa.
CHENNAI - Report of Indian Super League match between Mumbai City FC and Kerala Blasters in Mumba.
HYDERABAD - Report of Premier Badminton League final between Bengaluru Blasters vs Ahmedabad Smash Masters.
NEW DELHI - Report of of Pro Wrestling League between NCR Punjab Royals and Veer Marathas.
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
Kohli steadies ship after Pujara run-out
Centurion, Jan 14 (PTI) Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay steadied the ship with a 52-run stand for the third wicket, taking India to 80 for two at tea on day two of the second Test against South Africa here.
India record 100-run win over Australia in U19 WC opener
Mount Maunganui, Jan 14 (PTI) In an authoritative show, Indian colts trounced Australia by a massive 100-run margin in their ICC Under 19 World Cup opener with bowlers complementing a splendid batting performance, here.
SPO-OPEN LD IND
Bhambri downs Polansky; to face Baghdatis in Oz Open 1st round
Melbourne, Jan 14 (PTI) Continuing his good form from the last season, Yuki Bhambri today qualified for the Australian Open with a come-from-behind win but Ramkumar Ramanathan missed out on his maiden Grand Slam appearance.
SPO-CHESS-ANAND Anand edges past Matlakov in Tata Steel opener
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands) Jan 14 (PTI) Viswanathan Anand survived a few anxious moments, including a checkmate attempt by his rival, before prevailing over Maxim Matlakov in the first round of Tata Steel Masters Chess tournament here.
Pant slams fastest T20 century by an Indian
New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) Delhi wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant, abruptly sacked from captaincy a week ago, gave another example of his rare talent by blasting a record 32- ball hundred in a North Zone match against Himachal Pradesh, here today.
Pant follows Kohli's mantra: Keep scoring, records will follow
New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) "Records happen if you keep scoring," said Rishabh Pant after smashing the fastest T20 century by an Indian during the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy, here today.
William's strike guide Minerva to 1-0 win over Shillong
Shillong, Jan 14 (PTI) William Opoku Asiedu produced the solitary goal to guide Minerva Punjab FC to a 1-0 win over hosts Shillong Lajong FC in an intense Hero I-League match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here today