“Dube and Sundar have played quite a bit for India and have scored runs and done their job, they are far more experienced. They should play Moeen Ali down the order and with the new acquisition Chris Morris, the four of them together can do the job even though they may not be the best in the world,” he further said. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: If AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli don’t play till end, then who will? – Aakash Chopra highlights ‘glaring weaknesses’ in RCB squad
Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg predicted the best possible IPL 2020 XI team on Monday, and there were some big cricketing stalwarts who were missing from the list, including Chennai Super Kings’ captain MS Dhoni. Dhoni, who announced his international retirement last month, has already won three titles with CSK, and will be vying for a fourth one when the tournament kicks off from September 19th. … [Read more...] about No MS Dhoni, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle in Brad Hogg’s ‘pre-IPL 2020 XI’ team
India captain Virat Kohli is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world at the moment. The right-handed batsman has already achieved huge milestones in his young career, and cricketing pundits continue to ponder over what more he could achieve before the end of his career. In a recent interaction, veteran Harbhajan Singh recalled his first encounter with Kohli and said that he immediately recognised that Kohli was going to be a star. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: ‘He stepped out and hit Sanath Jayasuriya for a six’ – Harbhajan Singh recalls first encounter with Virat Kohli
Munshi Premchand: Arguably the most popular among Hindi novelists of the twentieth century, Dhanpat Rai Shrivastava, better known as Munshi Premchand, was born in Benaras in British India in 1880. This "Upanyas Samrat", as he was called, has fourteen novels and hundreds of short stories to his name. Some of his prominent novels include Gaban, Godaan, Idgah and his works were primarily based on the lives and challenges of poor and middle class people with his unique style of realism in them. Even decades later, the beautiful story of Hori and Dhaniya (Godaan) is as alluring as ever. … [Read more...] about Hindi Diwas 2020: Remembering the Legends of Hindi Literature
8.30pm - 10pm - The Nation's TributeA special service, The Nation's Tribute, will be led by the Duke of Cambridge, will be held at Horse Guards Parade and will be broadcast on BBC One. There will be special performances of key moments from the conflicts and veterans will read tributes. There will also be musical performances from the military. … [Read more...] about VJ Day 2020 meaning – what is Victory over Japan Day and how is it being marked?