Hardik Pandya Gets Test Call-Up
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Budding all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been named in the 16-member Indian cricket squad for the three-Test series against Sri Lanka starting July 26. However, Karun Nair, who scored a triple century against England in December last year, and offspinner Jayant Yadav have been axed from the squad. India's regular opener Rohit Sharma, who last played a Test for India against New Zealand in October 2016, has replaced middle-order http://www.officialpittsburghpenguins.com batsman Nair in the squad. Pandya, who has cemented his place in India's ODI and T20I squads in a short span, managed to grab the selectors' attention for the Sri Lanka tour. Pandya was included in the first two Tests against Australia earlier in the year but didn't feature in the final eleven. Valtteri Bottas roared to the second victory of his career on Sunday when he won the Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes ahead of championship leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari. The Finn, in his first season with Mercedes after replacing 2016 champion Nico Rosberg, came home 0.658 seconds clear of Vettel who increased his lead ahead of Lewis Hamilton in the drivers championship to 20 points. Hamilton, in the second Canucks Authentic Jersey Mercedes, did his utmost to grab a podium finish after starting from eighth on the grid, but had to settle for fourth behind Australian Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull. For Ricciardo, on his team’s 'home' Red Bull Ring circuit, it was a fifth consecutive podium finish and the 22nd of his career. Vettel now leads the drivers championship with 171 points ahead of Hamilton on 151 and Bottas on 136, while in the constructors title race Mercedes lead with 287 ahead of Ferrari on 254. air had gone off the boil after his triple century against England and could not even score a single half-century http://www.officialvancouvercanucks.com/ against Australia. He managed scores of 26, 23 and 5. Nair will be leading the India A side against South Africa, where he is expected to play both formats. whose move comes the day after United announced they had agreed terms with Everton over buying their leading scorer Romelu Lukaku -- will hope the move also revives his international career which also stalled last season. "It is some time since I said that the only Premier League club I would play for other than Manchester United was Everton, so I am delighted that the move has happened," he said in a statement to The Press Association. "Thirteen years ago I went to United with the intention of winning Adam Foote Authentic Jersey trophies and I have been fortunate to be a part of one of the most successful periods in the club's history. "I have come back to Everton because I believe (Everton manager) Ronald Koeman is building a team that can win something and I look forward to playing my part in making that a reality for the club I have supported since a boy." Koeman said in Rooney -- who in his time at United won among other trophies five Premier League titles and a Champions League -- he was buying a player with a surefire winner's mentality. "Wayne has shown me that ambition that we need and that winning mentality -- he knows how to win titles and I'm really happy he's decided to come home," said Koeman. Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav managed to retain his place as http://www.officialcoloradoavalanche.com/ the third spinner alongside senior pros Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. Kuldeep had made his Test debut against Australia in Dharamsala in March this year and had claimed four wickets. KL Rahul, who has completed his rehabilitation after an injury, will be playing his first international match since the fourth Test against Australia in March. He scored half centuries (60 and 51 not out) in both the innings in his last appearance. Virat Kohli-led India are set to play 3 Tests, 5 ODIs and one T20I against Sri Lanka during the long series. The three Test matches will be played at Galle, Colombo and Kandy, respectively. This is the first time the two countries will be playing a full series (includes all three formats) in eight years. India and Sri Lanka played their only full series Men's Andrew Bogut Authentic Wine Red Adidas Jersey: NBA Cleveland Cavaliers #6 Road against each other - three Tests, five ODIs and two T20 matches - in India in 2009. India won the Test series 2-0, the ODI 3-1 and drew the T20 segment 1-1. India's last tour of Sri Lanka was two years ago in August 2015 when they played a Test series which they won 2-1. India won their last ODI series 4-1 in 2012. In the same year, India also won a T20 series 1-0 against Sri Lanka.

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