Saina Nehwal sailed into the final of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament, routing Hong Kong's Yip Pui Yin 21-13, 21-10 in the semifinal at the Sibu Indoor Stadium, Sarawak on Saturday.

India took an unassailable 2-0 lead with a match to go in the ODI series against England by winning the second ODI by 15 runs. Yuvraj Singh scored a career best 150 and put together a 256-run stand for the fourth wicket with MS Dhoni (134) which rescued India from a precarious 25 for three.

NEW DELHI: Eoin Morgan gave India a mighty scare with a counterattacking century before the hosts pulled off a close 15-run win in the second ODI and clinch the series in Cuttack's Barabati Stadium on Thursday.

The Centre told Tamil Nadu on Thursday it could not make an ordinance to revoke a ban on Jallikattu since the matter was sub-judice, but will support any actions taken by the state government to hold the sport while following to certain rules to avoid the element of cruelty.

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