New Delhi, Jan 5 (PTI) The following are PTI's
top/expected sports stories at 5:30 pm:
STORIES IN THE PIPELINE:
CAPE TOWN - Report of Day 1 of the first Test match between India and South Africa.
CHENNAI - Report of Premier Badminton League tie between Awadhe Warriors and Mumbai Rockets.
JAMSHEDPUR - Report of Indian Super League match between Jamshedpur FC and Mumbai City FC.
SHILLONG - Report of I-League match between Chennai City FC and Shillong Lajong.
IMPHAL - Report of I-League match between NEROCA FC and Indian Arrows.
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
Bhuvi rocks top-order but AB 59 takes SA to 107/3 at lunch
Cape Town, Jan 5 (PTI) Former captain AB de Villiers negated Bhuvneshwar Kumar's terrific first spell with a counter-attacking half-century as South Africa reached 107 for 3 at lunch on the opening day of the first cricket Test.
Forget about playing India in near future: Miandad to PCB
Karachi, Jan 5 (PTI) Pakistan's former captain and coach Javed Miandad has called on his country's Cricket Board to forget about playing India in the near future and instead focus on improving the game's structure here.
Be as consistent as Indian selectors: Butt, Akmal to Pak panel
Karachi, Jan 5 (PTI) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and discarded wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal have called on Pakistan selectors to show the same consistency as their Indian counterparts do while picking the national team.
Smith milestone as Aussies chip away at England lead
Sydney,Jan 5 (AFP) Steve Smith racked up another milestone as he continued to torment England and Usman Khawaja neared a century to put Australia in a strong position after day two of the final Ashes Test here today