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What Happened on 14 August 2017


Pandya and Kuldeep help India to sail through day 2 of third test of India vs Sri Lanka Series

On day two of the third and final test of India vs Sri Lanka series at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pandya smashed a maiden test hundred in 86 balls. In the first innings, Sri Lanka was bowled by the Indian bowlers at 135 wherein Kuldeep Yadav took 4 for 40 and Shami claimed two wickets. Pandya's aggressive knock aided India to 487 runs at the end of the day. Pandya scored 26 runs off Malinda Pushpakumara's over smashing 3 sixes and 2 fours. His 26 runs off an over were the most runs scored by an Indian batsman in an over in Test Cricket.



Search operations on as Himachal Pradesh landslide toll rises to 46

Owing to heavy rains, 46 people were killed in a mudslide while five were injured in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. According to the reports, while all the bodies have been identified, still one or two people might be trapped in the mud pile. Most of the people belonged to Himachal Pradesh while some were from Jammu and Kashmir. The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh has announced an ex-gratia of rupees five lakh to the next of kin of those killed. The search operation, which was stopped on Sunday night due to landslide threat, was resumed by the Army, National Disaster Response Force and the local authorities.




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