SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS AT 1800 HRS

first_imgNew Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) The following are PTIsNew Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) The following are PTIs top/expected sports stories at 6:00 pm:STORIES IN THE PIPELINE:MUMBAI – Indian Super League match between Mumbai City FC and Bengaluru FC.NEW DELHI – Report of the Pro Wrestling League match between Delhi Sutlans and NCR Punjab Royals.STORIES ON THE WIRE:SPO-ROHIT-JONESRohits defensive skills letting him down in Tests: Dean JonesBy Bharat SharmaNew Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) Former Australia batsman Dean Jones feels Rohit Sharmas rare talent is undisputed but his defensive skills are letting him down in Test cricket.SPO-KOHLI-ICC-2NDLD AWARDRun-machine Kohli rules ICC awards, claims top honoursDubai, Jan 18 (PTI) Indian skipper and batting mainstay Virat Kohli today dominated the ICC annual awards clinching both the cricketer and captain of the year honours — a much- expected windfall of accolades for his phenomenal run across formats.SPO-U19-IND-PREVIEWIndia expected to extend domination against ZimbabweMount Maunganui (New Zealand), Jan 18 (PTI) A quarter- final berth already secured, India will be aiming to keep their unbeaten run intact when they take on another weak opponent in Zimbabwe in the ICC Under-19 World Cup, here tomorrow.SPO-MINERVA-FIXING-AIFFWill protect footballs integrity: AIFF on fixing approachNew Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) Acting on I-League club Minerva FCs report against a match-fixing attempt, the All India Football Federation today stressed on its zero-tolerance policy on corruption, saying it would leave no stone unturned to “protect the integrity” of the sport.advertisementSPO-PWL-LD MAHARATHIMumbai Maharathi make U-turn hours after pulling out of PWLNew Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) Mumbai Maharathi made a dramatic turnaround hours after pulling out of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) for being “cheated”, saying the franchise was “shocked and distressed” to hear about the development.SPO-ICC-TEAMSKohli named captain of ICCs Test & ODI teamsDubai, Jan 18 (PTI) Virat Kohli was today named captain of the ICC Test and ODI teams of the year that included four other Indians as well.SPO- OPEN-INDAll Indians win at Australian OpenMelbourne, Jan 18 (PTI) Veteran Leander Paes and Purav Raja outplayed their opponents to progress to the mens doubles second round at the Australian Open and were joined by Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan with their respective partners.SPO-HOCK-INDIndian mens hockey team loses to BelgiumTauranga (New Zealand), Jan 18 (PTI) The Indian mens hockey team failed to convert any of the four penalty corners and ended up losing 0-2 to Belgium at the Four Nations Invitational tournament at the Blake Park here today.SPO-CHESS-INDAnand draws with Wei Yi to stay in joint leadBy our Chess CorrespondentWijk Aan Zee, Jan 18 (PTI) Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Wei Yi of China in the fifth round of Tata Steel Masters Chess tournament here.SPO-U19-WCBrook guides England to seven-wicket win over BangladeshQueenstown, Jan 18 (PTI) Captain Harry Brook scored a fine century as England defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets today to put themselves in line to top Group C in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup.SPO-KOHLI-GAVASKARKohli becomes second India batsman to reach 900-point markDubai, Jan 18 (PTI) Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900- point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, which were released following the conclusion of the Centurion Test. PTI SSC SSClast_img