Veteran journalist Vinod Dua passed away. He was 67. Dua was a pioneer in broadcast Hindi journalism with stints in Doordarshan and NDTV.
Mr Dua was honoured with several awards for his contribution to journalism. In 1996, he became the first electronic media journalist to win the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award.
He was also awarded the Padma Shri for Journalism in 2008 by the Government of India. In June 2017, for his lifetime achievement in the field of journalism, Mumbai Press Club awarded him the RedInk Award.
New Zealand’s Ajaz Patel, on December 4, became the third player to take all 10 wickets in an innings. This happened during the second day of the second Test against India at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
The other two international players are England’s Jim Laker and India’s Anil Kumble.
Jim Laker achieved this feat against Australia in 1956. Jim Laker took 19 wickets in that Test match.
In 1999, Anil Kumble took all the 10 wickets against Pakistan in New Delhi.