Mirabai Chanu not only carried the aspirations of 130 billion Indians on her shoulders, but also landed a silver in the 49kg women’s weightlifting to give the country a never-before moment at the Olympics: India got on to the medals tally on the very first day of competition.

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Shikhar Dhawan scored 86 in the first ODI against Sri Lanka in Colombo. It is the second-highest by an Indian on his ODI debut as captain.


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