Top Sports news of the day
Top Sports News of the day - 09 Jan 2021
Cricket | India tour of Australia
- Australia vs India Test - Day 3 would bring a lot of cheer for Australia fans
- Rightly so, if three Indian players will get run out in a test match, what else to expect!
- Australia scored 338 in the first innings and are at 103 for the loss of 2 wickets by the End of Day 3
- Australia is leading by 197 runs and have 8 wickets in hand
- I am not even writing Indian score, coz it is not worth a mention (it's ok…they scored 244 in the first inning)
- The highest scorer for India were Cheteshwar Pujara and Shubham Gill - both got out at 50 runs
- Indians who got run out - Hanuma Vihari, Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah - भाई क्या जल्दी थी?
- The big question is - Was Ravindra Jadeja, being on the non-striker's end, the reason for 2 run outs?
- Pat Cummins was the best bowler for Australia (took 4 wickets at an economy rate of 1.34)
- May rains save the Test for India
Cricket | Big Bash League (BBL) season 10
- Perth Scorchers (185/6) beat Sydney Thunder (168 all-out) by 17 runs
- All-rounder Jhye Richardson (of Perth Scorchers) was awarded as the Man of the match as he smashed 20 runs in 8 balls and also took 4 wickets
- Sam Billings of Sydney Thunder smashed 83 runs in 48 balls, but the team couldn't capitalize on his innings and eventually lost the match
- Sydney Thunder leads the BBL season 10 table with 23 points (6 wins in 9 matches) followed by Sydney Sixers with 21 points (5 wins in 8 matches)
- Tomorrow - Sunday, 10 January 2021 - Sydney Sixers will play with Brisbane Heat in the 35th match of the BBL season 10
Cricket | Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy - Domestic Indian Cricket Season
- The twelfth edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (T20 competition) will kick off from tomorrow - Sunday, 10 January 2021
- Games will be played at Bengaluru, Kolkata, and Vadodara for Elite A, B, and C groups
- 38 teams will participate in this tournament
- Groups A to Group E will have 6 teams each and the remaining 8 teams will be the Plate group
- Quarterfinals to begin from 26 January 2021, Semi-finals from 29 January 2021 and Final will be played on 31 January 2021
- The opening match will be between Uttar Pradesh and Punjab and all eyes would be on Suresh Raina who will is playing for Uttar Pradesh #WelcomeBackRaina
Other Sports updates of the day
- Cricket - West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo will also be playing Abu Dhabi T10 tournament along with Chris Gayle. The tournament starts on 28 January 2021
- Cricket - Ravindra Jadeja got injured and would not be able to bowl in the second inning of Test vs Australia
- Cricket - Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah complaint of racial abuse by the public at Sydney Cricket Ground and an official complaint has been lodged by BCCI - भाई ये सब खेल की तरकीबें हैं!
- Cricket - Shane Warne and Andrew Symonds were mocking Australian cricketer Marnus Labuschagne, which was caught on the camera and got aired. The broadcaster Kayo Sports later had to apologize for this telecast
- Cricket - 27-year old Akila Dananjaya was banned by ICC for a suspect bowling action has now been cleared post reassessing and some remedial work
- Cricket - Irfan Pathan will be featuring in a Tamil film ‘Cobra’ where he will be playing the role of a French Interpol officer