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by sportifnews Desk Feb 07, 2021 • 11:36 PM Views 473
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Top Sports News of the day - 07 Feb 2021

 

Cricket | West Indies Tour of Bangladesh

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies; Test 1 report
  • To everyone's surprise, West Indies has won the first test by 3 wickets (with just 15 balls remaining)
  • Spectacular batting by West Indies as they chased a target of 395 runs in their second innings
  • Earlier Bangladesh scored 430 runs in their first inning and in reply West Indies got out at 259 runs (lead of 171 runs by Bangladesh)
  • Bangladesh declared their second innings at 223/8 giving a target of 395 to West Indies
  • Bangladesh must be thinking of winning the test with a margin of 150 runs and it turned out to be a nightmare when Kyle Mayers scored a double ton and save the test for West Indies
  • Kyle Mayers was awarded as the Player of the match as he scored 40 runs in the first inning and 210 (not-out) in the second inning
  • Bangladesh vs West Indies; Test 2 will be played from 11 February 2021 onwards

 

Cricket | South Africa tour of Pakistan

  • Pakistan vs South Africa; Test 1 report
  • Its the end of Day 4, and South Africa needs 243 runs to win this test, with 9 wickets in hand
  • Seems like South Africa will sail through; here is the match summary could only score 201 runs (lead of 71 runs by Pakistan)
  • In the second inning, Pakistan got out at 298, giving a target of 370 to South Africa (Mohammad Rizwan scored 115 runs)
  • It's a difficult target for the second inning, but South Africa is playing brilliantly and are at 127 runs for the loss of just one wicket
  • Opener Aiden Markram is playing at 59 and Rassie van der Dussen is playing at 48 runs (solid partnership)
  • Pakistan is leading the 2-test series by 1-0, which will soon be leveled

 

Cricket | England Tour of India

  • India is not at a sweet spot and trying hard to draw the test
  • England put up a mammoth total of 578 runs in the first inning (all credit goes to captain Joe Root who scored 218 runs; supported by Ben Stokes's 82 runs)
  • By the end of day 3, India is struggling at 257 runs and have lost 6 wickets
  • Rishabh Pant got out at 91 and Cheteshwar Pujara at 73
  • Washington Sundar and Ashwin are at the crease with individual scores of 33 and 8 respectively
  • Not a good test for India so far!

 

Sports | Question of the day

  • Do you know who will be hosting the 2020 Olympic Games? Options are - China, India, Sri Lanka, or Japan? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was - Who was the first test cricket captain to score three 100s in their first three innings? and the correct answer is - Virat Kohli

 

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