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New Delhi, Mar 11 (PTI) The following are the top/expected stories at 1700 hours: EXPECTED STORIES: *Virat Kohli press conference copy ahead of first T20I between India and England.

*Eoin Morgan press conference copy ahead of first T20I between India and England.

*Smriti Mandhana press conference copy ahead of third ODI between India women and South Africa.

*Report of Vijay Hazare Trophy semifinal between Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.

*Report of Vijay Hazare Trophy semifinal between Mumbai and Karnataka.

*Report of I-League match between NEROCA FC and Aizawl FC in Kolkata.

*Report of I-League match between Indian Arrows and Chennai City in Kalyani.

STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-CRI-IND-T20-PREVIEW 1st T20 Int'l: With World Cup in mind, India start search for perfect combination Ahmedabad, Mar 11 (PTI) A blend of favourable results in the present and finding the perfect combination for the near future will be India's main endeavour when they square off against a well-rounded England in a five-match T20 International series starting here on Friday.

SPO-CRI-IND-WOM-PREVIEW Women's cricket: Confident India look to carry on momentum in 3rd ODI against South Africa Lucknow, Mar 11 (PTI) Their confidence high after a comprehensive series-levelling win, the Indian women's cricket team would look to gain the upper-hand when it takes on South Africa in the third ODI of the ongoing five-match series here on Friday.

SPO-SHOOT-WC-ARRIVAL ISSF World Cup: Qatar arrives, UK and Brazil to go into hard quarantine on arrival New Delhi, Mar 11 (PTI) Qatar on Thursday became the first country to arrive for the upcoming combined shooting world cup in Delhi while Brazil and UK are reaching on Friday, after which they will go into a seven-day hard quarantine.

SPO-FOOT-ACL-VENUE-GOA Debutants FC Goa to host Group E matches of Asian CL 2021 Kuala Lumpur, Mar 11 (PTI) Indian Super League side FC Goa will host the Group E matches of the AFC Champions League (ACL) at the Fatorda Stadium in Margao.

SPO-FOOT-ISL ISL spent more than Rs 3 crore for upkeep of grounds in Goa New Delhi, Mar 11 (PTI) Organisers of the Indian Super League have spent more than Rs 3 crore to keep the grounds in order throughout the 2020-21 season of the country's biggest football event.

SPO-NBA-JUNIOR NBA announces return of its junior program in India New Delhi, Mar 11 (PTI) The National Basketball Association (NBA), in collaboration with Reliance Foundation, on Thursday announced the return of its junior program for boys and girls across India. PTI APA APA