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Top Sports News of the day - 05 Feb 2021

 

Cricket | West Indies Tour of Bangladesh

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies; Test 1, Day 3 report
  • Bangladesh won the toss, scored 430 runs in their first inning, and in reply West Indies made 259
  • Post getting the lead of 171 runs in the first inning, as of now Bangladesh is at 216 for the loss of 6 wickets (in total a lead of 387 runs)
  • The test is in the strong grip of Bangladesh and they might win with 150+ margin
  • In Bangladesh's first inning Mehidy Hasan (Bangladesh) scored a century and Jomel Warrican (West Indies) took 4 wickets
  • In West Indies first inning their captain Kraigg Brathwaite scored 76 runs and Mehidy Hasan took 4 wickets
  • With such a spectacular performance, this test belongs to Mehidy Hasan hands down!

 

Cricket | South Africa tour of Pakistan

  • After winning the first test, Pakistan must be enjoying the second test too in Karachi
  • Quick summary:
  • Pakistan won the toss and scored 272 in the first inning (Faheem Ashraf made 78 runs and Captain Babar Azam scored 77; Anrich Nortje took 5 wickets
  • South Africa in reply is at 188 runs for the loss of 7 wickets (trailing by 84 runs)
  • None of the South African batsmen even scored a half-century; Hasan Ali from Pakistan took 3 wickets
  • Pakistan is on its way to whitewash the two-tests series

 

Cricket | England Tour of India

  • India vs England - Four-Tests series kicked off from 05 February 2021 at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai
  • India is having a rough test so far
  • England won the toss and as expected opted to bat first
  • England is at 400 for the loss of 4 wickets (Only!). They should be putting up 600 runs on the scoreboard
  • Captain Joe Root is playing at 175 (not-out), wishing him all luck for the double ton
  • Ben Stokes made 82 runs and Dom Sibley 87 runs
  • Jasprit Bumrah took 2 wickets
  • Nothing much to write about the test which is best to be forgotten

 

Cricket | Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021

  • The fourth edition of the T10 League will be played from 28 January 2021 till 06 February 2021 in Abu Dhabi
  • 8 teams, 8 players a side, 10 overs to play, 90 min of thrill!
  • Group A teams - Bangla Tigers, Northern Warriors, Maratha Arabians, and Delhi Bulls - Till now, Northern Warriors is leading Group A with 2 wins in 3 matches
  • Group B teams - Pune Devils, Qalandars, Deccan Gladiators, and Team Abu Dhabi - Uptil now, Qalandars is leading Group B with 3 wins in 3 matches
  • Result of the three matches played on 05 Feb 2021 -
  • Northern Warriors vs Delhi Bulls - Delhi Bulls won the match by 5 wickets
  • Qalandars vs Team Abu Dhabi  - Team Abu Dhabi won the match by 6 wickets
  • Northern Warriors vs Team Abu Dhabi - Northern Warriors won by 6 wickets

 

Sports | Question of the day

  • Do you know to which sport the term "CUE" relates? Options are - Football, Cricket, Basket Ball or Billiards? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was -  Who was Cassius Marcellus Clay ? and the correct answer is - Muhammad Ali

 

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