New Delhi, Jan 8 (PTI) The following are PTI's
top/expected sports stories at 5:30 pm:
STORIES IN THE PIPELINE:
CAPE TOWN - Report of Day 4 of the first Test match between India and South Africa.
CHENNAI - Report of Premier Badminton League tie between Chennai Smashers and Bengaluru Blasters.
SHILLONG - Report of I-league between Shillong Lajong and
GOA - Report of I-league between East Bengal Churchill Brothers.
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
I have got better at controlling my emotions: Nagal
By Amanpreet Singh
New Delhi, Jan 8 (PTI) He has realised the downside of having a fiery temper and steadily-rising tennis player Sumit Nagal is focussing on anger management to succeed, even though his mentor Mahesh Bhupathi feels a "feisty personality" is no crime if results are coming.
Bihar MP's son selected for Delhi T20s without playing a match
By Kushan Sarkar
New Delhi, Jan 8 (PTI) He hasn't played a single match this season but controversial Bihar politician Pappu Yadav's son Sarthak Ranjan has walked into Delhi's T20 side, which has surprisingly kept under-23 top-scorer Hiten Dalal in the reserves.
Sreejesh named in Indian team for tourney in New Zealand
New Delhi, Jan 8 (PTI) Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh may feature in his first competitive event in eight months after being named in India's 20-member squad for a four-nation tournament in New Zealand.
Azhar barred from attending HC SGM, ex-captain slams move
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (PTI) Controversy broke out at the Hyderabad Cricket Association after it barred Mohammad Azharuddin from attending its Special General Meeting, leaving the former India captain fuming.
Cash-rich Delhi International Open Chess begins tomorrow
New Delhi, Jan 8 (PTI) Grand Master Abhijeet Gupta will spearhead the Indian challenge when the 16th edition of the Delhi International Open, India's richest chess tournament, begins here tomorrow.
Australia rout England by an innings to win Ashes 4-0
Sydney, Jan 8 (AFP) Australia ruthlessly extinguished England's resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney on Monday