first_imgNew Delhi, Dec 31 (PTI) The following are PTIsNew Delhi, Dec 31 (PTI) The following are PTIs top/expected sports stories at 6:00 pm:STORIES IN THE PIPELINE:NEW DELHI – Report of Premier Badminton League tiebetween Delhi Dashers and Hyderabad Hunters.KOCHI – Report of Indian Super League match betweenKerala Blasters and Bengaluru FC United in Kochi.STORIES ON THE WIRE:SPO-OPEN-PREVIEW Indian youngsters chance to shine at big stageBy Amanpreet SinghPune, Dec 31 (PTI) Indian youngsters, led by Yuki Bhambri, will look to exploit the familiar home conditions and start the new season on a high even as Wimbledon finalist and world number six Marin Cilic will start as favourite at the inaugural Tata Open Maharashtra, beginning here tomorrow.SPO-RANJI-FINALVidarbha close in on Ranji title after Wadkars maiden tonBy Abhishek HoreIndore, Dec 31 (PTI) Vidarbha today inched closer to a maiden Ranji Trophy title by grabbing a commanding 233-run lead against a Delhi side that looked defeated for better part of the day, as little-known Akshay Wadkar chose first-class crickets biggest stage to compile his maiden century.SPO-GOLF-IND (UPGRADING) Kapur wins third title of the year, ends 2017 on a highPattaya, Dec 31 (PTI) Indian golfer Shiv Kapur today produced a dramatic turnaround in the closing stages to win the Royal Cup and end the year on a high note by claiming his third Asian Tour title of 2017 here.SPO-ILEAGUE-AIZAWL Clinical Aizawl beat Gokulam 2-0 to grab full away pointsKozhikode, Dec 31 (PTI) Reigning champions Aizawl FC logged home full points beating debutants Gokulam Kerala 2-0 in an away encounter of I-League, here today.advertisementSPO-ICC-RANKINGS Kohli remains second in Test rankings, Cook catapults to 8thDubai, Dec 31 (PTI) Virat Kohli remained in second spot behind Steve Smith while Alastair Cook jumped nine places to be eighth in the latest ICC Test rankings after his unbeaten double century in the ongoing Ashes.SPO-IND-BHUVNESHWAR Bowling with Kookaburra will be a challenge: BhuvneshwarCape Town, Dec 31 (PTI) The extra bounce will be a welcome change but bowling with the red Kookaburra ball “will be a challenge” in the three-match Test series against South Africa, reckons India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar. PTI SSC SSClast_img read more

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