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Top Sports News of the day - 12 Feb 2021


Cricket | England Tour of India

  • India vs England - The second test is being played at MA Chidambaram Stadium
  • The stadium is all cheerful as this is the first time spectators are allowed inside the stadium post-Covid
  • India won the match (err…I mean the toss); decided to bat first and are at 192 runs for the loss of 3 wickets
  • Two ducks on Day 1 - Shubham Gill and Captain Virat Kohli got out at zero
  • Rohit Sharma hit the ton (playing at 134) along with Ajinkya Rahane who is at 37 runs
  • Cheteshwar Pujara got out at 21 runs
  • Olly Stone, Jack Leach, and Moeen Ali got 1 wicket each for England
  • England is leading the series by 1-0 and we have to win this test


Cricket | West Indies Tour of Bangladesh

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies; Second Test - report
  • West Indies won the toss, decided to bat, and scored 409 runs
  • Joshua Da Silva scored 92 runs, Nkrumah Bonner scored 90 runs;  and Alzarri Joseph scored 82 runs
  • Abu Jayed and Taijul Islam got 4 wickets each for Bangladesh
  • In response, Bangladesh is currently at 289 for the loss of 9 wickets (trailing by 127 runs)
  • West Indies leads the two-tests series by 1-0


Cricket | South Africa tour of Pakistan

  • Three-match T20 series is being played between Pakistan and South Africa
  • Pakistan won the first T20 on 11 February 2021 by 3 runs
  • The second T20 will be played on 13 Feb 2021
  • Earlier Pakistan won the test series by 2-0


Sports | Question of the day

  • Do you know who was awarded as the best player in FIFA World Cup 2010? Options are - Iker Casillas, David Villa, Thomas Muller, or Diego Forlan? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was - To which sport does 'En Passant' relate to? and the correct answer is - Chess


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