Top 10 Sports News: Top 10 Sports News of July 20
Top 10 Sports News: Thanks to the innings of Deepak Chahar-Suryakumar Yadav, India defeated Sri Lanka (India vs Sri Lanka) by three wickets in the second ODI. Both Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane are injured. Due to this he could not get into the practice match (India vs County Select XI).
New Delhi. Team India defeated Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in the second ODI (IND vs SL). Suryakumar Yadav and Deepak Chahar scored half-centuries. The team has taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Due to injury, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane could not get into the practice match (India vs County Select XI). Virat has a problem in his back, so Rahane has been given an injection. Rohit Sharma is captaining in place of Kohli in the three-day warm-up match which started on Tuesday. The Test series is to start from 4th August.
Deepak Chahar scored the first half-century of his ODI career and shared an unbroken eighth-wicket half-century partnership with Bhuvneshwar Kumar as India beat the thrilling Sri Lanka by three wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Chasing Sri Lanka’s 276-run target, India posted an unbroken 84-run partnership for the eighth wicket between Chahar (69 not out in 82 balls, seven fours and a six) and Bhuvneshwar (19 off 28 balls) in 49.1 overs. Won by scoring 277 runs on the wicket.
Before the five-match Test series against England (India vs England Test Series), the Indian team has got very good news. KL Rahul, who scored a brilliant century in the three-day practice match (India vs County Select XI) being played in Durham. On Tuesday, KL Rahul scored a century against County Select XI. KL Rahul scored 101 runs in 150 balls and retired after a century
Due to injury, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane could not get into the practice match (India vs County Select XI). Virat has a problem in his back, so Rahane has been given an injection. Rohit Sharma is captaining in place of Kohli in the three-day warm-up match which started on Tuesday. The Test series is to start from 4th August.
Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe by five wickets in the last ODI on the back of captain Tamim Iqbal’s brilliant innings of 112 to win the three-match series 3-0. Zimbabwe (ZIM vs BAN) team got all out for 298 runs in 49.3 overs after getting the invitation to bat first. In reply, Bangladesh won the match by scoring 302 runs for five wickets with two overs remaining.
Indian captain Mithali Raj once again topped the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) latest women’s ODI batting rankings with 762 points. Left-handed batsman Smriti Mandhana is also included in the top-10 with ninth place. Mithali has become the number one batsman for the 9th time after reaching the top of the batsmen’s list for the first time more than 16 years ago.
World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic said on Tuesday that he was “feeling ready and inspired” before leaving for the Tokyo Olympics. Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Djokovic, however, is well aware of the challenge he faces in Tokyo.
Police are interrogating a Ugandan athlete who escaped during pre-Olympic training in western Japan last week. Police in central Japan’s Mie province said on Tuesday that 20-year-old weightlifter Julius Sekitoleko was found in the city of Yokaichi, 170 kilometers from the host city of western Japan.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar appealed to India’s 26-member track and field team heading for the Tokyo Olympics to enjoy the pressure and not let it get to them. Tendulkar bid farewell to the players online with the Athletics Federation of India (AFI). In a virtual event, Tendulkar asked the athletes to pursue their dream of winning a medal in the Olympics without stopping.
Ireland suffered a 33-run defeat at the hands of South Africa in their first T20I match. Batting first, South Africa scored 165 for seven. Kagiso Rabada hit four fours in the last over. In reply, Ireland lost five wickets for 46 runs in the eighth over itself. On completion of twenty overs, the team could score only 132 runs for nine wickets.
Days before the start of the Tokyo Olympics, Indian equestrian Fawad Mirza changed his horse and preferred Seignor Medicott, with whom he won two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Games. Earlier, Mirza had announced that he would enter the Tokyo Games with ‘Dajara 4’.
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