Three coronavirus cases have been detected among charter flights carrying tennis players, coaches and officials to Melbourne for the Australian Open, forcing 47 players into strict hotel quarantine.
World badminton champion PV Sindhu was disappointed when the Tokyo Olympics were postponed last year, but she utilised the free time to work on rectifying her mistakes. The ace Indian shuttler recently returned to the court at the Thailand Open but crashed out in the first round. Sindhu says losses remind her of the need to come back stronger the next time.
India were staring down the barrel at 186 for six on the third day of the fourth and final Test but Thakur (67) joined hands with debutant Washington Sundar (62) for a combative 123-run seventh wicket stand which helped his team cut down Australia’s first innings lead to just 33 runs.