New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI) The following are the top/expected stories at 1800 hours.
*ISL report of FC Pune City vs ATK in Pune.
*Press Conference stories of third and final T20 between India and New Zealand in Hamilton.
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
Indian women's team loses 3rd T20I despite Mandhana's 86, suffers 0-3 series whitewash
Hamilton, Feb 10 (PTI) The Indian women's team almost pulled off a dramatic win but failed to score a boundary in the final delivery to lose the third and final T20 International against New Zealand by a mere two runs here on Sunday.
Rathour added to India A, U19 support staff; questions raised
By Kushan Sarkar
New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI) The BCCI is set to appoint former Test opener Vikram Rathour as batting coach of India A and Under 19 teams but since he is a relative of U19 national selector Ashish Kapoor, the recruitment may lead to a 'conflict of interest' controversy.
Ponting tips India, England favourites to win World Cup on current form
Melbourne, Feb 10 (PTI) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has tipped India and England as favourites to win the upcoming World Cup on current form but feels that his country also has a chance to defend the title it clinched in 2015.
New Zealand deny India perfect finish, grab T20 series with 4-run win
Hamilton, Feb 10 (PTI) New Zealand denied India a perfect finish to their highly successful tour Down Under by clinching the T20 series 2-1 with a narrow four-run win in the series-deciding third match here Sunday.
Disappointed with T20 series loss but lots of positives from NZ tour: Rohit
Hamilton, Feb 10 (PTI) India captain Rohit Sharma said his team will return home with lots of positives despite a "disappointing" 1-2 defeat in the three-match T20 series.
England Lions draw first unofficial Test versus India 'A'
Wayanad, Feb 10 (PTI) Ollie Pope (63) and Sam Hain (57) stood out on the final day with fighting half centuries as England Lions drew the first unofficial Test against India 'A' at the Krishnagiri stadium here Sunday.
Pakistan to host all Australia series matches in UAE
Karachi, Feb 10 (PTI) Australia have refused to play any of the ODI series matches in Pakistan due to security concerns and the two teams will now compete in the World Cup preparatory five-match rubber in the UAE.
Indian women's football team face Nepal in Hero Gold Cup
Bhubaneswar, Feb 10 (PTI) Hosts India would look to seal a place in the final of the Hero Gold Cup women's international football tournament when they face Nepal in their second round-robin match here on Monday.
We need someone to bat through 20 overs: Mandhana
Hamilton, Feb 10 (PTI) Whitewashed by New Zealand women in the three-match T20 series, India opener Smriti Mandhana Sunday said her team needs to address its batting woes, especially after losing all the games from winning positions