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first_imgNew Delhi, Jun 18 (PTI) The following are the top/ expected stories at 1700 hours. EXPECTED STORIES:*Report of FIFA World Cup match between Sweden and South Korea.*Report of FIFA World Cup match between Belgium and Panama.*Report of FIFA World Cup match between England and Tunisia STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-FOOT-IND India set to play Saudi Arabia, China in run-up to AFC Asian Cup By Abhishek Hore New Delhi, Jun 18 (PTI) The Indian football team is set to play international friendlies against higher-ranked Saudi Arabia and China in the run-up to next year’s AFC Asian Cup, according to a top official of the All India Football Federation (AIFF). SPO-RALLY-TAKALETakale finishes 2nd in Thailand Rally New Delhi, June 18 (PTI) Sanjay Takale overcame a wrong selection of tyres to finish a creditable second in the 4×4 Open class in round 1 of the Thailand Pre-Rally Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, bordering Cambodia. SPO-ISL-GOAFC Goa sign midfielder Lenny Rodrigues Margao, June 18 (PTI) Indian Super League side FC Goa has roped in the services of midfielder Lenny Rodrigues ahead of the upcoming season. SPO-DHONIFar from madding crowd, Dhoni trains alone at NCA By Kushan Sarkar Bengaluru, Jun 18 (PTI) The best in the business prepare quietly for tougher battles and Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no exception as he went through a rigorous net session at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), far from public gaze, ahead of England tour.SPO-IND A India A begin UK tour with big win over ECB XILeeds, June 18 (PTI) India A began their UK tour on a promising note, thrashing England Cricket Board XI by 125 runs following half centuries from captain Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw and Ishan Kishan.advertisement SPO-SA-SQUAD Spin rivals in South African squad Johannesburg, Jun 18 (AFP) Spin rivals Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj were both included today in South Africa’s squad for a five-match one-day international series in Sri Lanka starting next month. PTI APAAPAlast_img read more