PTI Sports Highlights at 5:30 PM

first_imgNew Delhi, Dec 25 (PTI) The following are PTIs top/expected sports stories at 5:30 pm:STORIES IN THE PIPELINE: NEW DELHI: Preview of I League match between Indian Arros and Shillong Lajong.THIRUVANANTHPURAM – National shooting Championship for rifle and pistol.GUWAHATI – Premier Badminton League match between Delhi Dashers and Mumbai Rockets. STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-HARBHAJAN-INTERVIEW (EXCLUSIVE) Steyn would be challenged by India: HarbhajanBy Kushan SarkarNew Delhi, Dec 25 (PTI) Comeback from a career- threatening injury is never easy and thats why South African pace ace Dale Steyn might not turn out to be as big a threat for India in next months highly-anticipated Test series, feels senior spinner Harbhajan Singh. SPO-SHASTRI Dhoni at 36 can beat players of 26: Shastri slams criticsNew Delhi, Dec 25 (PTI) Fitter and faster than players 10 years his junior, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is irreplaceable in the Indian ODI team right now, feels national coach Ravi Shastri, who says critics should perhaps analyse their own careers at 36 before finding faults in the former captain..NEWDEL SPD10 SPO-IND-UNADKAT Unadkat hopes Lanka series to be a turnaround in his career By Nikhil BapatMumbai, Dec 25 (PTI) Back in the national team after a year in the wilderness, left-arm pacer Javdev Unadkat feels that his impressive show in the T20 International series against Sri Lanka can prove to be a turnaround in his career. SPO-IND-POTHAS We have been good in patches, says Lanka coach Nic PothasMumbai, Dec 25 (PTI) Sri Lanka won just one ODI in the just-concluded full tour of India but their coach Nic Pothas has sought to take the positives, saying his side were good in patches and would return home as better players. SPO-KASHMIR-WOM Nepal womens cricket team captain wants to play in KashmiradvertisementBy Tariq A SofiJammu, Dec 25 (PTI) Nepal national womens cricket team captain Rubina Chhetri was initially unenthusiastic about joining Chief Ministers T20 premier league here due to fear factor but after spending time with local players she has developed a desire to play in Kashmir as well. SPO-AFRIDI-ICECRICKET Smith, Afridi join other former stars for ice cricket New Delhi, Dec 25 (PTI) Graeme Smith and Shahid Afridi have joined a host of former stars for the inaugural St. Moritz Ice Cricket in Switzerland from February 8-9. SPO-U19-SONS Star cricketers sons look to shine in U-19 World CupDubai, Dec 25 (PTI) Past U-19 World Cups have seen quite a few sons of international cricketers in action and this time is going to be no different with Austin Waugh and Thando Ntini among those looking to display their potential in a tournament that showcases future stars every two years. PTI AT ATlast_img