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Sachin?Tendulkar’s 241 against Australia most disciplined innings of his Test career, says Brian Lara

Former West Indies batsman Brian Lara said that Sachin Tendulkar’s unbeaten 241-run knock against Australia was the most disciplined and determined innings of his Test career. Tendulkar, who made his debut in the longest format of the game as a 16-year-old, finished his 24-year-long career as Test cricket’s highest-run scorer. “Can you imagine playing Test cricket at the age of 16 until the next 24 years. That is just unbelievable. Sachin has played some amazing innings throughout his career but none with more discipline and determination like his 241* against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG),” Lara said in an Instagram post.

‘He was Sachin Tendulkar of bowling department’: Suresh Raina hails Indian pacer for 2011 World Cup performance

India cricketer Suresh Raina on Friday recalled the 2011 World Cup win in which he played a crucial role of India’s lower-order batsman. The left-hander scored an unbeaten 34 and 36 against Australia and Pakistan in the quarterfinal, and semifinal, respectively, and helped his side reach the summit clash. Speaking to news agency PTI, the 34-year-old said: “Every year, we celebrate. Like the way we celebrate Holi and Diwali.”

Neymar donates $1M to fight coronavirus

Neymar has donated $1 million to fight the impact of the new coronavirus in his native Brazil, according to TV network SBT. The Paris Saint-Germain star, the world’s third-highest-paid footballer, donated part of the money to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the rest to a charitable fund launched by his friend Luciano Huck, a Brazilian TV presenter, the report said.

Covid-19: 600 foreign Tablighi Jamaat workers found hiding across Delhi, and counting

Early this week when the security establishment and health workers came close to completing the evacuation of 2,300 people from the Tablighi Jamaat headquarters in central Delhi’s, investigations led the police to conclude that there were more foreigners staying in different mosques in the national capital. On 31 March, the Delhi Police sent an urgent message to the Delhi Government. It was to seek help to locate the remaining Jamaat workers out of the city’s mosques. The police communication listed 16 mosques.

From Joginder Sharma to Gagan Ajit Singh:?Former India athletes on COVID-19 frontline

Former boxer Akhil Kumar was sitting in his official vehicle on the Delhi-Jaipur highway when he noticed a family of migrant workers walking with their luggage on their heads. Apart from the luggage, the man was also carrying his daughter in his arms. “I stepped out of the car and offered them some biscuits and water—whatever I had at that point of time,” says Kumar, who is now an Assistant Commissioner of Police (traffic) in Gurugram. “In no time, I saw hundreds more coming towards me. I didn’t know who to help or who not to.”

Premier League extends suspension; clubs to consult players on wage cut

The Premier League on Friday said it wouldn’t resume the 2019/20 season at the beginning of May, pushing back its ongoing suspension beyond April 30, and will do so only when it is “safe and appropriate”, following a meeting of stakeholders. Without indicating any date for a possible resumption, the league stated that “any return to play will only be with the full support of Government and when medical guidance allows”.