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by sportifnews Desk Feb 09, 2021 • 02:15 AM Views 317
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Top Sports News of the day - 08 Feb 2021

 

Cricket | England Tour of India

  • India need 381 runs on Day 5 to win the first test against England
  • Possible? Don't think so (sadly)
  • England is having their time as they didn't give a follow on to India after scoring 578 and restricting India to 337 in the first inning
  • England came back to bat again and scored 178 (all-out) giving a target of 420 to India in the second inning
  • Such chase is almost next to impossible, but anyways India is fighting and currently at 39 runs for the loss of 1 wicket (Rohit Sharma is gone)
  • Shubham Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara are at the crease giving rest to Kohli, Rahane, and Pant
  • Ashwin took 6 wickets in the second inning
  • The second test will be played on 13 February 2021

 

Cricket | South Africa tour of Pakistan

  • Pakistan vs South Africa; Test 1 report
  • Pakistan bowlers did their job and help the team win their second tests against South Africa by 95 runs
  • At the end of Day 4, South Africa was at 127 runs for the loss of just one wicket, chasing a target of 370 runs
  • Today morning, they fell like a shot duck, and the whole team got out at 274 runs
  • Hasan Ali took 5 wickets and Shaheen Afridi took 4 wickets
  • Hasan Ali was awarded the Player of the match as he took 5 wickets in both innings
  • The Player of the series is Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper) who scored a century in this test
  • Pakistan has won the 2-test series by 2-0
  • 3-match series of T20 will begin from Thursday, 11 February 2021

 

Cricket | West Indies Tour of Bangladesh

  • West Indies leads the two-tests series by 1-0
  • Bangladesh vs West Indies; Second Test will be played on 11 February 2021

 

Sports | Other sports News

  • BCCI got conditional approval to deploy drones for Live aerial cinematography of the upcoming cricket season (including IPL), this will be fun to watch!
  • Earlier ICC announced that for motivating the players they will be announcing the monthly awards. For Jan 2021, Rishabh Pant has been declared as the winner of the ICC Men's Player of the Month - Bravo Pant!
  • Rishabh Pant will contribute to the recovery efforts of the Uttarakhand tragedy by donating his match fee
  • Sangeeta Bijlani celebrated Mohammed Azharuddin's birthday, as the former Indian captain turned 58 on 08 February 2021

 

Sports | Question of the day

  • Do you know where is Bird's Nest Stadium? Options are - USA, Australia, India, or China? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was - Who will be hosting the 2020 Olympic Games ? and the correct answer is - Japan

 

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