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Punjab Sports Minister extends best wishes to Indian hockey squad selected for World Cup

Chandigarh, Nov 8 (UNI) The Sports Minister, Punjab, Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi has extended his best wishes to the Indian squad announced on Thursday for the Hockey World Cup to commence this month. The 18 member squad announced has Manpreet Singh as it's Captain. The World Cup (14th Edition) would be played at Bhubneshwar in Odisha from 28th November to 16th December, 2018. A total of 16 teams are taking part in the sporting extravaganza and Indian team is placed in Group 'C'.
In a press communique issued here, Rana Sodhi termed it as the matter of pride for Punjab that 9 of its players with the inclusion of the Skipper Manpreet Singh have made the cut.
He also said that apart from Manpreet Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Simranjeet Singh, Hardik Singh, Varun Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh and Krishna Bahadar Pathak hail from Punjab.

Wishing all the best to the entire team, the sports minister expressed strong hope that the team would perform exceedingly well and earn laurels for the nation. He also added that the team has had good showing in the recent past and the World Cup would be a golden chance for the team to exhibit it's class before the home crowd.
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Significant movements in MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings

20 Nov 2018 | 4:41 PM

Dubai, Nov 20 (UNI) England will be ranked second on the MRF Tyres ICC
Test Team Rankings when these are updated following the conclusion of
their series against Sri Lanka in Colombo next week.

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Women's World Boxing C'ship: Mary Kom enters semis, assured of medal

Women's World Boxing C'ship: Mary Kom enters semis, assured of medal

20 Nov 2018 | 4:33 PM

New Delhi, Nov 20 (UNI) Five-time world champion Mary Kom (48kg) entered the semi-finals of the Women's World Boxing championship here on Tuesday.

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PCB case against BCCI dismissed by dispute panel

20 Nov 2018 | 4:31 PM

Dubai, Nov 20 (UNI) On behalf of the Dispute Panel formed under the Terms
of Reference of the ICC Disputes Resolutions Committee (DRC), the
International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the outcome of the recent
DRC proceedings between the BCCI and the PCB.

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"Khalin Joshi's win at Panasonic Open India is big positive for Golf in India": PGTI CEO Uttam Singh Mundy

20 Nov 2018 | 4:17 PM

Kolkata, Nov 20 (UNI) The month of October India witnessed a " big positive" for golf as young Khalin Joshi broke the victory barrier on the Asian Tour with his triumph at the Panasonic Open India, the first major breakthrough on the international stage for a young golfer from Bangalore.

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Have started bowling-batting practice again, hopeful of come-back before ODI series in Australia : Hardik Pandya

Have started bowling-batting practice again, hopeful of come-back before ODI series in Australia : Hardik Pandya

20 Nov 2018 | 3:32 PM

Ahmedabad, Nov 20 (UNI) Star all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who is out of the Indian cricket team for almost two months now, on Tuesday said that he has started bowling and batting practice and was hopeful of making a come-back in the national squad before the ODI series in Australia in January next year.

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