Top 10 Sports News: Top 10 news of June 11.
Indian players played an intra-squad match in Southampton ahead of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand. There is a demand to ban Bangladesh legend Shakib Al Hasan for his bad conduct in the Dhaka Premier League.
New Delhi. The Indian cricket team practiced hard on Friday before the World Test Championship final. Now only one week is left in this match between India and New Zealand. Team players played an intra-squad (between their own players) match to prepare themselves. Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has apologized for his poor conduct in the Dhaka Premier League, but there is also a demand to ban him. Young player Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the final of the French Open for the first time.
The Indian cricket team practiced hard in Southampton on Friday, a week before the World Test Championship final. Players are busy preparing for this match between India and New Zealand from June 18. The BCCI posted some pictures in which the players of the team were seen playing an intra-squad (between their own players) match to prepare themselves. Team India will enter the final without any match practice. Indian players were first in isolation in Mumbai and then they had to stay in quarantine after coming to England.
Greece’s young player Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the final of the French Open and he created history by doing so. Tsitsipas reached the final for the first time at a Grand Slam by winning a five-set match against Alexander Zverev in the semi-finals. Tsitsipas defeated Zverev 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3 in a match that lasted more than three-and-a-half hours at Court Philippe Chatrier. Tsitsipas is the first player from Greece to reach the singles final of a Grand Slam. Tsitsipas is also the youngest player in the top 10 ranking.
Bangladesh superstar Shakib Al Hasan has apologized for his poor conduct in the Dhaka Premier League. Shakib crossed all limits on the field on Friday and he was seen expressing his anger in front of the on-field umpire not once but twice. He also argued with the coach of the opposition team, Khalid Mahmood, who is also the director of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). The video of the incident went viral on social media following which Shakib apologized for his behavior and admitted that he spoiled the fun of the match for the fans. However, some fans were quite annoyed with Shakib. He talked about banning him from cricket on social media.
Fifties from Devon Conway (80) and Will Young (82), who scored a double century in their first Test, and a 122-run partnership for the second wicket between the two, helped New Zealand consolidate their position against England on the second day of the second Test. . In reply to England’s 303 in the first innings, by the end of the game on Friday, New Zealand made 229 runs for three wickets and moved towards a big lead. New Zealand are currently 74 runs behind England on the basis of first innings and have seven wickets left.
Former Australia vice-captain David Warner wants pacer Mohammad Siraj to play in the final of the World Test Championship. He said that Siraj had troubled the Australian team a lot and he could do better in the WTC final against New Zealand as well. The WTC final is to be played between India and New Zealand from June 18, which will be played at the Aegis Bowl in Southampton.
England pacer Stuart Broad has equaled the legendary Courtney Walsh in terms of taking most wickets in Test matches. Broad achieved this feat by dismissing New Zealand captain Tom Latham. Broad took 519 wickets in Test cricket as soon as Latham was dismissed. Gentleman fast bowler Courtney Walsh of West Indies also has 519 Test wickets. 34-year-old Stuart Broad has now come jointly to sixth place in terms of taking most Test wickets.
The bowlers of the Indian team believe that reaching the final of the World Test Championship is the result of two years of hard work and never giving up and the team will do its best to play against New Zealand in Southampton from June 18 to 22. Will suffocate. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin told bcci.tv (the official website of the Indian Cricket Board) that the New Zealand team would benefit from playing two Test matches against England before this match, but the Indian team will have to adjust to the conditions to deal with this challenge. Will have to sit Pacers Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma compared it to the ODI World Cup and said that the team will have to give 110 percent.
Australian star batsmen David Warner and Marcus Stoinis have pulled out of the first season of The Hundred League to be held next month. The England and Wales Cricket Board will organize The Hundred tournament from 21 July to 21 August. Many big cricketers of the world are expected to participate in this league. However, the tournament has suffered a major setback due to the withdrawal of Warner and Stoinis. Both had tied up with Southern Brave. Both the Australian players have also been selected for the tour of West Indies and Bangladesh. However, there is also news that both can withdraw their names from this tour as well.
Young Indian wrestler Anshu Malik, who is gearing up for the Tokyo Olympics, withdrew from the Poland Open wrestling event on Friday due to fever and will remain in self-isolation until the report of his Kovid 19 test comes. According to reports, Anshu had come on Friday morning to weigh in the 57 kg category. He had fever and hence he was advised to withdraw from the competition.
Left-arm fast bowler Chetan Sakariya has been included in Team India for the tour of Sri Lanka. Chetan impressed a lot with his bowling in the first half of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League. Chetan’s father, who represented Rajasthan Royals, had recently died due to the deadly corona virus. Chetan remembered his father and said that he would have been very happy if he had seen him in Team India’s jersey.