Bangalore: In the ICC World Cup, England have set a target of 172 runs for South Africa at Chennai. They were all out on 171 in 45.4 overs. Earlier, England Captain Andrew Strauss today won the toss and elected to bat.In another match,co-hosts India will take on Ireland at the M. Chinnaswami Stadium in Bangalore. All India Radio will broadcast live commentary on the match on Rajdhani Channel and FM Gold from 2 pm onwards.
repalce story onlyÂ In Nepal, the last rites of former Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattari will be performed with State honors today at Aryaghat, Pashupati Nath Temple in Kathmandu. The 87 year old veteran leader passed away on Friday.Â Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal paid homage to the departed leader by draping the national flag as the body was placed at Dashrath stadium for the public to pay their last respect.Â Nepal government has announced a three-day state mourning with a public holiday today to mourn the death. Official spokesperson said, the national flag will fly half-mast at all government offices across the country and Nepali diplomatic missions abroad for three days from today.