TOP 10 Sports News: Top 10 news of April 18.
Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals won their respective matches in the IPL. RCB defeated KKR by 38 runs to register a hat-trick win. On the other hand, Delhi defeated Punjab Kings by 6 wickets. In the points table, Bangalore is first and Delhi’s team is second.
New Delhi. Royal Challengers Bangalore, captained by Virat Kohli, has made a great start in the current season of IPL. The team defeated KKR by 38 runs in their third match of the league. This is the third consecutive victory of the team. Prior to this, the team could never do this in IPL history. RCB scored 204 runs in the first play. In response, KKR’s team could score only 166 runs. At the same time, Delhi Capitals won by 6 wickets in another match. The Punjab Kings achieved the target of 196 runs by losing 4 wickets with 10 balls remaining. Here are the top 10 Sports News of 18 April:
Delhi Capitals got the second win on the basis of Shikhar Dhawan. Punjab scored 195 for 4 wickets in the first play. In response, Delhi achieved the target for 4 wickets in 18.2 overs. In this way Delhi won the match by 6 wickets. The team has reached number two in the points table. This is Dhawan’s second half-century of the season. In another match, RCB defeated KKR by 38 runs.
AB de Villiers said that it would be great to return to international cricket before the T20 World Cup. The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India in October-November this year. De Villiers said, ‘It would be fantastic if I could make a place in the South Africa team. Even if I fail to return, there will be no shame.
Royal Challengers Bangalore continues to perform well. The team defeated KKR by 38 runs in the third match. The team is on top in the points table with 6 points. Talking about the history of IPL, the RCB team has reached the final three times. But could never win the first three matches. But the team made this record this season. Purple cap is also with Harshal Patel of RCB.
Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium can host Pakistan’s two matches in the ICC T20 World Cup to be held in India in October-November. However, it has not been officially confirmed yet. The Apex Council of the Board of Control for Cricket in India had informed on Friday that the Indian government has agreed to give visas to Pakistan’s cricket team and media for the T20 World Cup.
The great Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan had an angioplasty here. Muralitharan is part of the support staff of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the current season of IPL 2021. According to the report of Cricinfo, a stunt was done to open Muralitharan’s artery and he will rejoin the Sunrisers when he is discharged from the hospital.
Indian boxer Poonam confirmed her place in the semi-finals of the ongoing men’s and women’s youth world championships in Kielce, Poland. The other five boxers made it to the quarter-finals by winning the final 16 easily. Poonam defeated Nazarke Serik of Kazakhstan in the quarter-finals. In the semi-finals, they will face Sitora Turdibekova of Uzbekistan.
Stephanos Sitipas won the first and sixth career title of the year by defeating Andre Rublev on Sunday in the finals of the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament. The fourth seeded Greek player did not lose a single set in the entire tournament during this period. He defeated the sixth seeded Russian 6-3, 6-3 in the final.
Olympic ticket wrestler Deepak Poonia lost his role in the 86kg final of the Asian Wrestling Championship on Sunday to the great wrestler Hajsan Yazdani of Iran. He had to be content with the silver medal while on the last day of the tournament Sanjeet won the bronze medal. India won a total of seven medals in the men’s free-style of this competition, with the only gold medal being named Ravi Dahiya (57 kg).
Krishna Poonia, a Delhi Commonwealth Games gold medalist and Rajasthan MLA, was found Kovid-19 positive on Sunday and is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Jaipur. 43-year-old Poonia has been admitted to the hospital after becoming the first Indian woman to win the individual gold medal in the Commonwealth by winning the discus throw event at the Delhi 2010 Games.
Spanish football club Barcelona have won the Copa del Rey tournament title for a record 31st time. Lionel Messi scored two goals in the final. The team defeated Athletic Bilbao 4–0 in the final. This trophy was important for the team after the early departure from the Champions League. This is Messi’s 35th title from Barcelona.