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New Delhi, Apr 30 (PTI) The following are the top/expected stories at 1705 hours: EXPECTED STORIES: *Report of IPL match between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Ahmedabad.

STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-CRI-IPL-VIRUS-MAXWELL Australian players could fly to UK with England and India players on chartered flight, hints Maxwell Ahmedabad, Apr 30 (PTI) Star Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell says that he, along with other cricketers of his country, wouldn't mind being on the same chartered flight that would take India, New Zealand and England players to the United Kingdom after the IPL.

SPO-CRI-IPL-KKR-MCCULLUM Players want loyalty in selection but disappointing they aren't aggressive: KKR coach McCullum Ahmedabad, Apr 30 (PTI) A livid Kolkata Knight Riders coach Brendon McCullum came down heavily on his team's top-order batsmen for not showing enough 'intent and aggression' in the ongoing IPL after demanding 'loyalty' from him during team selection.

SPO-CRI-IPL-MI-CSK-PREVIEW IPL: Fierce rivals MI, CSK battle for supremacy New Delhi, Apr 30 (PTI) Rohit Sharma's elegance and Suryakumar Yadav’s flamboyance will be pitted against the brute power of Faf du Plessis and grace of Ruturaj Gaikwad when heavyweights Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings cross swords in the IPL here on Saturday.

SPO-CRI-POORAN-DONATION-COVID Cricketer Nicholas Pooran says will donate part of his IPL salary to India's COVID-19 battle New Delhi, Apr 30 (PTI) Punjab Kings' West Indian batsman Nicholas Pooran has decided to donate a part of his IPL salary to help India fight the deadly resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SPO-SHOOT-CHANDRO-DEATH 'Shooter Dadi' Chandro Tomar dies due to COVID-19 New Delhi, Apr 30 (PTI) Octogenarian shooter Chandro Tomar, nicknamed 'Shooter Dadi', died on Friday after battling COVID-19.

SPO-FOOT-AFC-BFC Bengaluru FC's AFC Cup play-off match rescheduled to May 11 New Delhi, Apr 30 (PTI) Indian club Bengaluru FC's AFC Cup play-off match, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this month, has been rescheduled for May 11.

SPO-HOCK-BASKARAN-IND Indian men's hockey team should aim for medal, shouldn't just be happy with Olympian title: Baskaran New Delhi, Apr 30 (PTI) Former captain Vasudevan Baskaran feels the Indian men's hockey team cannot afford to be content with only playing in the Olympics if it is to relive the glory days and finish on the podium in Tokyo. PTI APA APA