The series is also Bangladesh’s first since pace bowler Mashrafe Mortaza stepped down as captain in March.
According to media, former Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka, 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens and Japan’s Kei Nishikori were among those on the plane.
India will resume on Sunday at 62 for two, 307 runs behind Australia’s first innings total of 369.
The 21-year-old left-hander claimed a wicket in his second over after sharing the new ball with India international Dhawal Kulkarni.
It was the star batsman’s highest Test score in more than a year after going through 2020 without a century and dropping out of the world top 10 batsmen.
Contrary to what anti-doping authorities had hoped for, no big names from the sporting world were revealed during the trial’s four months.

World Cricket England cricket team hotel hit by coronavirus cases

The England cricket board said they were not worried about the infections.

Dakar 30 years in the game: Peterhansel wins Dakar Rally for 14th time

Argentina’s Kevin Benavides won the motorbike category, leading home defending champion Ricky Brabec of the United States in a first Honda 1-2 since 1987.

Dakar French motorcyclist Cherpin dies after 178km/h Dakar Rally fall

Cherpin, 52, died during his medical transfer to France after he crashed at 178 kilometres per hour on Sunday.

World Cricket India fight back but Australia hold edge in decisive Test

India’s efforts were admirable considering they were fielding two debutants in their bowling attack.

World Cricket Windies’ Walsh to miss Bangladesh ODIs after testing positive for Covid

All other members of the squad returned second negative COVID-19 tests, after undergoing four tests within the last 11 days.

World Rugby Wales hit by Williams ban for Six Nations opener

The ban should also include two pre-Six Nations Scarlets matches, if those games go ahead.

World Cricket ‘I could have bowled better’, says Bess, after five-for in Galle Test

Bess was the hero of the day with his second five-wicket haul in his 11th Test, as the venue witnessed its lowest first-innings score.

World Rugby Haouas robbery trial delayed after prop called up by France

The charges date back to 2014 and concern robberies of tobacconists.

World Cricket Bess five-for gives England opening day honours in Galle

Skipper Joe Root, on 66, and Jonny Bairstow, on 47, steered the tourists to 127 for two at the close of play.

World Tennis Concern as player boards Australian Open flight despite ‘positive’ test

Tennis Australia said players were only allowed into Australia with proof of a negative Covid-19 test prior to departure, or with approval as a recovered case at the discretion of the Australian government.

World Cricket Devine inspiration: Kiwi belts fastest ton in women’s T20 history

It is the fastest century ever scored by any player on New Zealand soil and has been bettered only nine times by men’s cricketers worldwide.

World Cricket Smith ‘feeds off’ criticism, warns Paine, ahead of Gabba showdown

Australia will go into the series-deciding clash without Will Pucovski, who dislocated his shoulder while fielding in Sydney.

World Cricket Kallis enjoying time with ‘arch-enemy’ England after South Africa exit

While expressing sadness at the way his time working with South Africa had ended, Kallis said he understood the broader context.





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