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Indian women's hockey team to tour New Zealand

Indian women's hockey team to tour New ZealandNew Delhi, Nov 20 : The Indian women's hockey team will tour New Zealand Dec 6-16 to play six Tests as part of its preparations for the FIH World League Round 2 Tournament to be held in Delhi in February next year.

Hockey India Selectors B. P Govinda, Savitry Purty and Surender Kaur, alongwith Government Observer Harbinder Singh and Chief Coach Neil Hawgood watched the trials at Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium and Mayur Park Stadium in Bhopal Nov 9-10 and chose 18 players and eight stand-byes.

The 18-member squad will be captained by midfielder Ritu Rani while forward Soundarya Yendala will be the vice-captain.

The Schedule for the test series: Dec 8: First Test, Napier Dec 9: Second Test, Napier Dec 11: Third Test, Palmerston North Dec 12: Fourth Test, Palmerston North Dec 14: Fifth Test, Wellington Dec 15: Sixth Test, Wellingon (IANS)


Mata backs Moyes to reverse United's fortunes with new signings this summera

Juan-MataLondon, Apr 18 : Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has reportedly backed boss David Moyes to reverse the club's fortunes with a number of new signings this summer despite the club's worst Premier League season.  Read more »

Cardiff wants 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace annulled over 'Palace cheating' claims

Cardiff wants 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace annulled over 'Palace cheating' claimsLondon, Apr 18 - Welsh side Cardiff City has reportedly lodged an official complaint with the Premier League that their 3-0  Read more »

Rajasthan Royals put Sunrisers Hyderabad in to bat

Rajasthan-RoyalsAbu Dhabi, April 18 : Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Watson won the toss and elected to field against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Friday.  Read more »

Kings XI Punjab beat Super Kings by six wickets

Glenn-MaxwellAbu Dhabi, April 18 : Kings XI Punjab beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in the an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Friday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »

FIA uphold decision to disqualify Ricciardo

Daniel-RicciardoParis, April 15 : International automobile federation (FIA) announced Tuesday that it will uphold the decision on Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from last month's Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix.  Read more »