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Zazai breaks into Top 10 in T20 rankings

DUBAI: Hazratullah Zazai jumped 31 places in the recently-released T20I rankings for batsmen, reaching a career-best seventh position, following a highly successful series against Ireland where he notched up 204 runs in three matches,

Glenn Maxwell, KL Rahul and D’Arcy Short – all of whom had impressive scores in the recently-concluded two-match T20I series between India and Australia also saw a rise in their positions.Maxwell, with scores of 56 and 113* in the two games, jumped two places to No. 3 with a career-high rating point of 815 – higher than where he was placed when he was the No.1 batsman in the shortest format a year ago. His efforts helped Australia register their maiden T20I series win in India.For Australia, Short has gained eight positions to be ranked eighth among batsmen in T20Is while Nathan Coulter-Nile, who played a pivitol role in Australia’s win in the Visakhapatnam T20I has picked four slots to be ranked 45th among bowlers.For India, apart from Rahul – who has gained four spots to be ranked sixth – Virat Kohli has jumped two places to 17th and MS Dhoni has climbed seven places to 56th among batsmen.
In the bowler’s category, Jasprit Bumrah has advanced 12 places to 15th while Krunal Pandya has climbed 18 spots to gain a career-best position of 43.The Afghanistan-Ireland series has helped Mohammad Nabi gain 12 spots to reach the 30th position in the batsmen’s rankings while Usman Ghani has moved up 25 positions to reach 79th.Mujeeb ur Rahman, who was ranked 42nd among bowlers, has now gone up a couple of slots.DUBAI: Hazratullah Zazai jumped 31 places in the recently-released T20I rankings for batsmen, reaching a career-best seventh position, following a highly successful series against Ireland where he notched up 204 runs in three matches, including a career-best 162* – second highest T20I score.
Glenn Maxwell, KL Rahul and D’Arcy Short – all of whom had impressive scores in the recently-concluded two-match T20I series between India and Australia also saw a rise in their positions.Maxwell, with scores of 56 and 113* in the two games, jumped two places to No.3 with a career-high rating point of 815 – higher than where he was placed when he was the No. 1 batsman in the shortest format a year ago.
His efforts helped Australia register their maiden T20I series win in India. For Australia, Short has gained eight positions to be ranked eighth among batsmen in T20Is while Nathan Coulter-Nile, who played a pivitol role in Australia’s win in the Visakhapatnam T20I has picked four slots to be ranked 45th among bowlers.
For India, apart from Rahul – who has gained four spots to be ranked sixth – Virat Kohli has jumped two places to 17th and MS Dhoni has climbed seven places to 56th among batsmen. In the bowler’s category, Jasprit Bumrah has advanced 12 places to 15th while Krunal Pandya has climbed 18 spots to gain a career-best position of 43.The Afghanistan-Ireland series has helped Mohammad Nabi gain 12 spots to reach the 30th position in the batsmen’s rankings while Usman Ghani has moved up 25 positions to reach 79th. Mujeeb ur Rahman, who was ranked 42nd among bowlers, has now gone up a couple of slots.

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Dunya News

NEW DELHI (AFP) – An Indian snooker tournament has been indefinitely postponed in a row over visas for Pakistani athletes following a suicide bomb attack New Delhi has blamed on Pakistan.
The 10 Reds Asian Tour event, scheduled to be held in Bangalore next month, looks likely to be cancelled after organisers said they could not guarantee Pakistani competitors would be allowed into the country.It follows the International Olympic Committee’s suspension of talks with India on holding major sports events last week after New Delhi refused to issue visas to two Pakistani shooters to take part in a World Cup event.Tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals have risen following a February 14 suicide attack in Kashmir in which 40 Indian paramilitaries were killed.It might be moved out, it has already been postponed, a senior Asian Confederation of Billiards Sport (ACBS) official said of the tour event, speaking on condition of anonymity.Read Also: India fears Olympic isolation over Pakistan visa rowThe participation of every member nation is paramount and is the responsibility of the host country.
After legs in Qatar and China, the Bangalore tournament was to be the third on the Asian tour.But Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) secretary S.Subramaniam told AFP six of the 24 proposed competitors were of Pakistani origin.Since their visas will be an issue we informed the Asian body and they postponed the event.They are looking for venues elsewhere, he said.The IOC has also told individual sports federations not to award events to India until it can guarantee visas for all competitors.The Kashmir attack sparked nationwide outrage in India where there have been calls to boycott the India-Pakistan cricket World Cup match in England in June.India’s captain Virat Kohli said at the weekend the team will stand by any decision taken by the government and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

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India vs Australia: Dinesh Karthik or Rishabh Pant? Selectors face tough call over second wicketkeeper

MUMBAI: With skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah set to return after a well-deserved break, we could get a glimpse of what India's World Cup-bound team could look like when the selectors name the team for the forthcoming two-match T20I series …

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Katrina Kaif has a witty reply to a question on her contemporaries getting married. Details inside

Katrina Kaif was recently on Famously Film fare and answered questions like a professional. However, one answer has got everyone interested.
(IANS) The Zero actor was asked how she felt watching many of her contemporaries get married. The past few months saw the weddings of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, and Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli the year before. Also read: Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan, other stars attend Anurag Basu’s Saraswati puja.See inside picsKatrina said that she felt like asking them not to leave her behind. She said: I am like everyone’s getting married, wait don’t leave me behind, complete with funny expressions.Katrina has, in the past, been in a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor, before they broke off some years back. She was said to be dating Salman Khan before that.Filmmaker Anurag Basu with Katrina Kaif during Saraswati Puja at the former’s house in Mumbai on February 10, 2019.

Katrina, meanwhile, has been busy shooting for her next film, Bharat where she co-stars with Salman Khan. Her last film, Zero, failed badly at the box office, despite boasting of other big names like Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma.However, Katrina’s act as an emotionally unstable but highly successful film star had many applauding her for her acting.Katrina was also in news over her reply to Karan Johar’s statement on item numbers in his previous films.Reportedly Karan has said that he regretted having item songs in his productions like Agnee path in the wake of the Me Too movement that hit Bollywood in 2018. Incidentally, the said film featured an item song called Chikni Chameli, which had Katrina in it.
Reacting to his comments, Katrina said that while she hadn’t had a face-to-face discussion with Karan on the subject, she had a difference of opinion on the subject. With regard to such songs, she said it depended on how the scenes were shot.She said she never felt objectified and gave the examples of Madonna and Beyonce in her defence. Follow for more tags Katrina kaif Anushka Sharma Deepika Padukone Priyanka Chopra Nick Jonas Ranveer Singh Salman khanmore from bollywoodRead more Before Gully Boy, how Alia Bhatt has emerged as Bollywood’s most unpredictable actor Kareena Kapoor has a perfect answer to Saif Ali Khan’s cheeky question on how to get wife’s attention post a baby India World Business Education Autos.

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