Sports Highlights

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New Delhi, Mar 14 (PTI) The following are the top/expected sports stories at 1710 hours: EXPECTED STORIES: *Post-match press conference copy after the fourth ODI between India women and South Africa women.

*Report of second T20 International between India and England in Ahmedabad.

*Preview of I-League match between Gokulam Kerala and Real Kashmir.

*Preview of I-League match between Churchill Brothers and Mohammedan SC.

STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-CRI-WOM-LD IND SA women shock India, claim series with seven-wicket win in 4th ODI Lucknow, Mar 14 (PTI) The South African women's team's top-order batters fired in unison and helped their team clinch the five-match series against India with a seven-wicket victory in the fourth ODI here on Sunday.

SPO-CRI-HAZARE-LD FINAL Smashing Shaw, cool Tare guide Mumbai to Vijay Hazare Trophy title New Delhi, Mar 14 (PTI) Skipper Prithvi Shaw's marauding 73 off 39 balls followed by former skipper Aditya Tare's unbeaten hundred guided Mumbai to their most deserving Vijay Hazare title triumph with a crushing six -wicket victory over Uttar Pradesh in one of most lopsided final on Sunday.

SPO-CRI-MITHALI-MILESTONE Mithali becomes first woman cricketer to complete 7,000 ODI runs Lucknow, Mar 14 (PTI) Veteran batter Mithali Raj on Sunday added another feather to her cap by becoming the first player to complete 7,000 runs in women's ODI cricket.

SPO-CRI-CHAPPELL-PANT Pant changed course of three Tests, most don't contribute that many in a career: Ian Chappell New Delhi, Mar 14 (PTI) Rishabh Pant 'changed the course' of three Test matches with his fearless batting approach, something which most players aren't able to achieve in their entire career.

SPO-CRI-WOM-IND-COMMENTS Our bowlers need to work on preparation before a series: Mithali Lucknow, Mar 14 (PTI) Indian women's ODI team skipper Mithali Raj on Sunday said her bowlers lacked the right kind of preparation before entering the five-match series against South Africa.

SPO-CRI-ICC-PITCH-RATING Motera pitch for two-day Test given 'average rating', 'Very Good' for T20 International: ICC New Delhi, Mar 14 (PTI) The pitch for the day-night Test between India and England in Ahmedabad has been given an average rating by the ICC, escaping sanctions after the game got over inside two days on that controversial surface.

SPO-FOOT-IND Sans Sunil Chhetri, Indian football team to leave for preparatory camp in Dubai New Delhi, Mar 14 (PTI) A 27-member Indian football team sans skipper Sunil Chhetri, who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week, will leave for Dubai on Monday for a preparatory camp ahead of the side's upcoming international friendlies against Oman and UAE.

SPO-CRI-HAZARE-SHAW-LD INJURY Shaw carried off the field after being hit on shin New Delhi, Mar 14 (PTI) Mumbai captain Prithvi Shaw, who is the leading run-getter in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy, was carried off the field after being hit on the shin during the final against Uttar Pradesh here on Sunday.

SPO-CRI-YUVRAJ-LEGENDS Yuvraj trends after hitting four successive sixes in 22-ball 52 Raipur, Mar 14 (PTI) The flamboyant Yuvraj Singh started trending early on Sunday morning following his four successive sixes during a Road Safety World Series T20 here, rising again nearly two years after walking into international sunset. PTI APA APA