New Delhi, Jan 3 (PTI) The following are the top/expected stories at 1700 hours:
*Report of Premier Badminton League tie between Pune 7 Aces and Chennai Smashers.
*Report of Tata Open Maharashtra.
*Report of PKL match between between Gujarat Fortunegiants and U P Yoddha.
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
Another Pujara master-class gives India day 1 honours at SCG
By Chetan Narula
Sydney, Jan 3 (PTI) Cheteshwar Pujara played the anchor's role yet again with his third masterful hundred of the series, helping India dominate Australia on the opening day of the fourth and final Test here.
We have to copy Pujara and bat time: Labuschagne
Sydney, Jan 3 (PTI) Australia's latest number three batsman Marnus Labuschagne has said the first innings is vital to the result of the fourth Test and that they need to copy his Indian counterpart Cheteshwar Pujara to bat time as the game progresses.
Focus is on World Cups to secure Olympic quota: Anish Bhanwala
By Aparajita Upadhyay
New Delhi, Jan 3 (PTI) Commonwealth Games gold medallist shooter Anish Bhanwala is meticulously planning his path to the 2020 Olympics and says the first step in the "process" will be to secure a quota for Tokyo Games in the upcoming World Cup.
Need to learn from mistakes, says Agarwal after missing out on maiden ton
By Chetan Narula
Sydney, Jan 3 (PTI) India opener Mayank Agarwal was livid with himself after squandering a golden opportunity to score a maiden Test hundred on day one of the fourth Test but hopes to quickly learn from mistakes in his fledgling career.
We have to be smart in our approach, says Gurpreet Sandhu
Abu Dhabi, Jan 3 (PTI) India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu feels the key to India's success in the upcoming AFC Asian Cup will be in approaching the games smartly, one at a time.
Sharath Kamal eyeing a historic 9th national title
Cuttack, Jan 3 (PTI) Veteran Sharath Kamal will be chasing a record-breaking ninth title when the 80th National Table Tennis Championships begin at the Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Friday.
Mayank Agarwal's coach sad at his ward missing out ton against Australia
Bengaluru, Jan 3 (PTI) India opening batsman Mayank Agarwal's coach Irfan Sait is heart broken that his ward missed out on a century for the second time in the ongoing Test series in Australia, but is happy that he is cementing his place in the team