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New Delhi, May 1 (PTI) The following are the top/expected stories at 1700 hours: EXPECTED STORIES: *Report of IPL match between Mambai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in New Delhi.

STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-CRI-IPL-SRH-WARNER SunRisers Hyderabad remove Warner from captaincy, Williamson takes charge New Delhi, May 1 (PTI) SunRisers Hyderabad on Saturday removed under-performing David Warner from captaincy and handed over the reins of the team to New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

SPO-CRI-IPL-RR-SRH-LD PREVIEW Seeking revival, SRH change leadership as they prepare to take on Royals New Delhi, May 1 (PTI) In a desperate attempt to arrest their slide, SunRisers Hyderabad have thrust Kane Williamson into the leadership role by removing David Warner as they prepare to take on Rajasthan Royals, who are also struggling like them, here on Sunday.

SPO-CRI-IPL-DC-PUNJAB-PREVIEW Delhi Capitals aim for consolidation, Punjab Kings want spin trick to work again Ahmedabad, May 1 (PTI) Young Punjab Kings spinners Harpreet Brar and Ravi Bishnoi wouldn't mind another dream day in office against a menacing Delhi Capitals here on Sunday, aiming to take a giant leap forward in their bid for an Indian Premier League play-off berth.

SPO-HOCK-IND-SCHEDULE India to open 2021-22 FIH Pro League campaign against New Zealand on February 5 Bengaluru, May 1 (PTI) The Indian men's hockey team will open its campaign in the third edition of FIH Pro League against New Zealand on February 5 next year as the world governing body released the schedule of the prestigious tournament.

SPO-CRI-IPL-KATICH-CHAHAL Chahal's place not under scanner: RCB coach Katich defends out-of-form spinner Ahmedabad, May 1 (PTI) Demoted in the list of central contracts as he is no longer a permanent feature in national team's playing XI, beleaguered leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal got the backing of Royal Challengers Bangalore's coach Simon Katich, who said that his place in the side is 'not under scanner'.

SPO-CRI-IPL-PUNJAB-BRAR Wanted to bowl dot ball to De Villiers but ended up getting his wicket: Harpreet Ahmedabad, May 1 (PTI) Harpreet Brar's aim was to contain AB de Villiers but a perfect execution of strategy led to the South African's dismissal as the young left-arm spinner's dream spell sealed an easy 34-run win for Punjab Kings in an IPL game against Royal Challengers Bangalore here.

SPO-CRI-YOUSUF-KOHLI Kohli is in his prime, will start scoring hundreds soon: Yousuf Karachi, May 1 (PTI) Pakistan batting great Muhammad Yousuf believes that Indian captain Virat Kohli is in his prime and will soon start getting hundreds again in all formats.

SPO-CRI-SA-MINISTER Cricket must proceed without government intervention: SA Sports Minister Johannesburg, May 1 (PTI) Cricket must now proceed without government intervention, sports minister Nathi Mthetwa said as he announced the withdrawal of a proclamation that would have put the national teams and their tours in jeopardy. PTI PDS PDS PDS