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Four held in Kerala for honey trapping NRI bizman        Minor girl sexually assaulted for over 2 yrs in Kerala, two        De Kock leads SA to nine-wicket win, Kohli’s move backfires        Over three-fourths of J&K population supported Art 370 abrogation: Rajnath Singh        PM Modi meets Kashmiri Pandits in Houston, assures them of New Kashmir        Miley Cyrus, Kaitlynn Carter split after month of dating        Sean Bean thinks Richard Madden would be perfect as next Bond        Had to get my game together for 'Turram Khan': Nushrat Bharucha        Andy Murray says 'naive' to think he will return to top        Try best not to let criticism get to me: Shraddha Kapoor        Ker HC strikes down college hostel rule prohibiting mobile use        Govt accepts resignation of Madras HC Chief Justice V K Tahilramani        Babri Masjid demolition case: Special CBI court issues summons to Kalyan Singh        We are committed to meet India's energy security needs: Saudi Arabia        Experience more relevant than what you learnt 35-40 years ago: Das on his history background        Petrol price jumps Rs 1.59/ltr, diesel Rs 1.31/ltr after Saudi attacks        Typhoon heads to northeast Japan after some damage in south        US likely to escalate trade war with China if no deal is agreed soon: Trump's advisor        EU's Juncker says not too late for Brexit deal        Apna Time Aayega, says team `Gully Boy'        
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Sports News
Sunil Gavaskar wants Shreyas Iyer to play at no 4
 
Port of Spain: Former skipper Sunil Gavaskar has said that Shreyas Iyer is more suited to play at no 4 while Rishabh Pant at no 5. Iyer''s 71-run knock played a pivotal role in India''s 59-run win (via DLS method) in the 2nd ODI against Jason Holder''s men in Port of Spain on Sunday. The 24-year-old from Delhi didn''t get game time during the T20 series. He was part of the playing XI in the first ODI, which was washed out after 13 overs at Guyana. "In my view, Rishabh Pant is much better like an MS Dhoni at 5 or 6 as a finisher because that''s where his natural game and natural flair will come into play.

If India get to a great start with Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma batting for 40-45 overs, then Pant at No. 4. But if it''s a question of batting for 30-35 overs, then I think it should be Shreyas Iyer at No. 4 and Pant at No. 5," Sunil Gavaskar told Sony Ten 1. While praising Iyer, Gavaskar said, "Iyer has grabbed his opportunity. He came at No. 5. He had plenty of overs. He had the company of his skipper, Virat Kohli. Nothing quite like it because the skipper takes the pressure off you. You learn from the best batsmen in the world. The best place to learn in cricket is the non-striker''s end.

That''s what Shreyas Iyer was doing with Virat Kohli at the other end," Iyer, the Delhi Capitals skipper, was in good form during the Indian Premier League but he was ignored for the World Cup and Gavaskar believes the youngster should now get a longer run in ODI cricket. "I think, if this doesn''t help him get a more permanent slot in the Indian middle-order, I don''t know what will. In the five matches he played before this, he scored twp fifties and hit the highest score of 88'''', Gavaskar said. "Now he has come back and scored a 71 in his first opportunity.

So I think he will get a longer run. With the win on Sunday, India have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The first ODI was washed out due to impertinent rain. The third ODI will be played on Wednesday in Trinidad.


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KERALA NEWS
Four held in Kerala for honey trapping NRI bizman
 Kochi: Four people including a woman were arrested for allegedly honey trapping a Gulf-based NRI bus  
Minor girl sexually assaulted for over 2 yrs in Kerala, two
Ker HC strikes down college hostel rule prohibiting mobile use
Government to rebuild Palarivattom flyover
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Typhoon heads to northeast Japan after some damage in south
 Tokyo: A powerful typhoon was heading northeast to Japan's main island of Honshu on Sunday after las
US likely to escalate trade war with China if no deal is agreed soon: Trump's advisor
EU's Juncker says not too late for Brexit deal
Netanyahu''s rival Gantz says he should be PM in unity government
NATIONAL NEWS
Over three-fourths of J&K population supported Art 370 abrogation: Rajnath Singh
 Patna: Article 370 was like a "canker" that bled Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh s
Govt accepts resignation of Madras HC Chief Justice V K Tahilramani
Babri Masjid demolition case: Special CBI court issues summons to Kalyan Singh
Chinmayanand arrested, says sorry for behaviour
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