South Africa’s T20 team ar­rives in In­dia

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport - New Delhi:

The Quin­ton de Kock-led South Africa team set foot on In­dia on Satur­day for the up­com­ing three-match T20 se­ries. “Ex­cited to be back in In­dia and look­ing for­ward to play­ing cricket again,” pace spear­head Kag­iso Rabada tweeted. South Africa will start the tour with the T20 matches, the first of which is in Dharam­sala on Septem­ber 15 fol­lowed by Mo­hali (Septem­ber 18) and Ben­galuru (Septem­ber 22). That will be fol­lowed by Tests in Visakha­p­at­nam (Oct. 2-6), Pune (Oct. 10-14) and Ranchi (Oct 19-23) as the Proteas open their cam­paign in the ICC World Test Cham­pi­onship.

Shami in touch with lawyer, re­turns on Sep 12:

Mo­hammed Shami might have left for the US from the tour of the West Indies, but he is in con­stant touch with his lawyer, as well as the BCCI. A case of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence filed against him by wife, Hasin Ja­han, has seen the Ali­pore court in Kolkata or­der for his sur­ren­der within 15 days. “Shami has gone to the US af­ter the tour of West Indies got over and he will be back in the coun­try on Septem­ber 12. He has been in con­stant touch with his lawyer on the court mat­ter and has also spo­ken to the rel­e­vant peo­ple within the board on the mat­ter,” a BCCI of­fi­cial said.

CoA ap­points Su­per­vi­sory Com­mit­tee to mon­i­tor BCA and con­duct elec­tions:

The Com­mit­tee of Ad­min­is­tra­tors (CoA) has ap­pointed a three­mem­ber Independen­t Su­per­vi­sory Com­mit­tee to run the crick­et­ing af­fairs of

Bi­har Cricket As­so­ci­a­tion (BCA) and also con­duct fresh elec­tions. The CoA, chaired by Vinod Rai, took the de­ci­sion af­ter de­lib­er­at­ing on the is­sue dur­ing a meet­ing in Mum­bai on Fri­day.

HC sets aside 3-yr ban on Min­erva Pun­jab:

The Pun­jab and Haryana High Court has set aside a three-year ban on Min­erva Pun­jab FC, which it had im­posed last year on the de­fend­ing I-League cham­pi­ons for field­ing over­age play­ers in the 16th All-In­dia Ad­min­is­tra­tor’s U-17 Challenge Cup final against Chandi­garh Foot­ball Club (CFA).

Kane hits hat-trick in big Eng­land win:

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick (in­clud­ing two through sec­ond half penal­ties) and Rahim Ster­ling struck once as Eng­land blanked Bul­garia 4-0 in their Group A match of Euro qualifiers on Satur­day.

Karan­deep top-placed In­dian in Taipei:

In­dia’s Karan­deep Kochhar moved into top-10 with a three-un­der 69 card on the third day of the Yeangder Tour­na­ment Play­ers Cham­pi­onship (TPC) golf tour­na­ment here on Satur­day. Karan­deep, who shot 67-71 on first two days, is now nine-un­der 207 and tied-10. He is the best placed In­dian in the field. Aman Raj added a two-un­der 70 to get to eight-un­der and was tied-12th, while Shiv Ka­pur (70) is tied-17th. Lo­cal hero Lin Wen-tang took flight with a birdie blitz be­fore clos­ing with a flaw­less seven-un­der-par 65 to grab the out­right lead fol­low­ing the penul­ti­mate round.

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