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New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) The following are the top/expected stories at 1700 hours: EXPECTED STORIES: *Report of IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals in New Delhi.

*Report of IPL match between Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals in Ahmedabad.

STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-CRI-IPL-KKR-RCB-PREVIEW Star-studded RCB stand in way of KKR revival Ahmedabad, May 2 (PTI) Star-studded Royal Challengers Bangalore would look to get their mojo back when they face struggling Kolkata Knight Riders who need a complete overhaul for their IPL revival here on Monday.

SPO-CRI-IPL-VIRUS-RCB-FUNDS COVID-19: RCB promises financial help for oxygen support, to also raise funds Ahmedabad, May 2 (PTI) IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday pledged financial assistance for infrastructure 'related to oxygen support' in India's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and will also raise funds by auctioning special blue jerseys to be worn by players in an upcoming match.

SPO-CRI-IPL-DC-KARIM Saba Karim joins Delhi Capitals as head of talent search New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) Former India wicketkeeper and national selector Saba Karim was on Sunday appointed Indian Premier League side Delhi Capitals' head of talent search.

SPO-CRI-IPL-WARNER-MOODY Warner is shocked but we had to make hard call: SRH Team Director Moody New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) David Warner is 'shocked and disappointed' after being dropped from the SunRisers Hyderabad playing XI but team's Director of Cricket Tom Moody defended the 'hard call', saying someone had to miss out and it's him.

SPO-CRI-IPL-TAYLOR Little surprised that Smith has chosen to stay back at IPL for not so big contract: Mark Taylor Melbourne, May 2 (PTI) Former Australia captain Mark Taylor is surprised that 'so many' of his compatriots have stayed back in India to fulfill their IPL commitments amid a raging pandemic, especially someone like Steve Smith who does not have 'as big a contract as it probably should have been.' SPO-VIRUS-EQUESTRIAN-KHAN Former Asiad gold medallist GM Khan dies in Pune Jaipur, May 2 (PTI) The 1982 Asian Games gold medallist rider Colonel Gulam Mohammad Khan (Retired) died on Saturday in Pune.

SPO-CRI-VIRUS-RUNGTA-DEATH Former national selector Kishan Rungta dies of COVID-19 New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) Former BCCI selector and Rajasthan captain Kishan Rungta died of COVID-19 at a hospital in Jaipur.

SPO-FOOT-DELHI-BOSE-DEATH Delhi's veteran football administrator and Hindustan FC owner DK Bose dead New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) Veteran football administrator and Hindustan FC owner Dilip Kumar Bose died at a local hospital here after battling COVID-19.

SPO-CRI-IPL-FLEMING We just could not shut down Pollard: Fleming New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming says they played incredibly well but could not 'shut down' Kieron Pollard whose individual brilliance led Mumbai Indians to a sensational victory in a high-scoring thriller in IPL.

SPO-CRI-IPL-MI-POLLARD Match-winning knock against teams like CSK stuff people will speak about: Pollard New Delhi, May 2 (PTI) Big-hitting Mumbai Indians batsman Kieron Pollard feels proud of his match-winning knock against arch rivals Chennai Super Kings in the 'El Clasico of IPL', saying this was a kind of performance people would speak about for long. PTI PDS PDS PDS