Spending time with family is the best way to unwind after a hectic cricket tour and that is exactly what Team India players are doing after returning home from England.The Indian team suffered a 2-1 loss in the three-match ODI series against England after winning the T20I series 2-1.Members of the limited-overs team returned home while the Test team players stayed back but have got some time off cricket before the five-match series which starts on August 1.Watch: Ziva Dhoni cheering for Mumbai Indians has Rohit Sharma in splitsWhile MS Dhoni was seen attending former Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel’s daughter Poorna Patel’s sangeet ceremony with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva in Mumbai, some of the other players chose to travel abroad with their wives.Watch: Ziva Dhoni rocks the stage with her dancing skillsSuresh Raina on the other hand, is chilling with his wife Priyanka and daughter Gracia in Amsterdam.Wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik chose to travel to Copenhagen with his wife and squash star Deepika Pallikal.Karthik will join the Indian Test team and is expected to be included in the playing XI ahead of uncapped reserve keeper Rishabh Pant.Fast bowler Umesh Yadav, who is also a part of the Test team, chose to travel to London with his wife Tanya Wadhwa, who hails from New Delhi and is a fashion designer.Umesh posted a couple of pictures with his wife at Hyde Park in London.Rohit Sharma and Ritika Sajdeh meanwhile, are holidaying in Prague, Czech Republic.Rohit was in terrific form in the T20Is against Ireland and England while he also scored a lot of runs in the ODI series.Rohit was the top-scorer in the two-match T20I series against Ireland with 97 runs and in the three-T20Is against England with 137 runs. He also smashed a century in the first match against England in Bristol.In the following ODI series he slammed yet another hundred in the first match at Nottingham but couldn’t get going in the remaining two matches and amassed a total of 154 runs. The opener however, couldn’t find a place in the Test team.
Liverpool Liverpool appeal against three-game Mane suspension rejected Ben Valentine @bvalentine14 Last updated 2 years ago 22:52 12/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(3) Getty Liverpool Sadio Mané Manchester City v Liverpool Manchester City Premier League The attacker will miss Liverpool’s next three domestic clashes after his suspension for clattering Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson was upheld Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane will have to serve out his three-match red card ban after the Football Association rejected the club’s appeal to have the ban reduced.The Senegal international was handed a red card in the 37th minute for delivering a high boot to the head of Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson when the sides met Saturday, which forced the keeper out of the game. City, who led 1-0 when Mane was sent off, went on to win 5-0. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Liverpool had hoped to see the suspension reduced from three-games, but the FA has denied the club clemency, issuing a brief statement confirming their decision.The statement reads: “Sadio Mane’s three-match suspension, which was effective immediately, remains in place after his claim of excessive punishment was rejected following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing.”The denial of the appeal means Mane will miss the Reds’ next three domestic matches, ruling him out of two Premier League matches against Burnley on September 16 and Leicester City on September 23 and a League Cup fixture on September 19, also against the Foxes.However, Mane, who later apologised for the incident, is eligible to feature in the club’s Champions League fixture against Sevilla on Wednesday.Mane evens to score anytimeMane will next be able to return to Premier League action October 1 against Newcastle. The Premier League player of the month for August, Mane has hit three goals and added an assist in the league this season. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the web
APTN National NewsAfter nearly four years the commission charged with investigating abuse at Indian residential schools for Indigenous peoples ended Sunday.The Truth and Reconciliation Commission concluded public hearings in Edmonton after visiting over 300 communities.The TRC heard from thousands of victims who recounted stories of cruelty and abuse while forced to attend the church-run schools.APTN’s Keith Laboucan was there.
APTN National NewsThe 14th annual Manitoba First Nations science fair kicked-off in Winnipeg.It’s hoped the event will increase awareness and interest in science and get students thinking about science-related careers.APTN’s Matt Thordarson has this story.