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Top Sports News of the day - 13 Feb 2021


Cricket | England Tour of India

  • India vs England - Second Test, Day 1 report
  • India won the toss; decided to bat first and are at 300 runs for the loss of 6 wickets
  • Although two ducks on Day 1, but it ended well I would day - Shubham Gill and Captain Virat Kohli got out at zero; Rohit Sharma scored 161 and Ajinkya Rahane scored 67 - Fun day!
  • Currently at the crease are Rishabh Pant (33 runs) and Axar Patel (5 runs)
  • Jack Leach and Moeen Ali got 2 wickets each; Olly Stone and Joe Root got 1 wicket each for England
  • If India can score another 100 runs (am I dreaming!), the match can be interesting
  • But one thing is sure, we are playing to win and will win this Test
  • England is currently leading the series by 1-0


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 scored 296 (trail by 113 runs); wicketkeeper Liton Das scored 71 runs; Mushfiqur Rahim and Mehidy Hasan - both scored a half-century
  • At the end of day 3, West India is at 41 runs for the loss of 3 wickets, thereby leading by 154 runs
  • West Indies is currently leading the two-tests series by 1-0


Cricket | South Africa tour of Pakistan

  • Pakistan won the first T20 on 11 February 2021 by 3 runs
  • Today the second T20 was played between Pakistan and South Africa, which South Africa has won by 6 wickets (and 22 balls remaining)
  • Pakistan scored 144 runs in 20 overs (after losing the toss to South Africa); Mohammad Rizwan scored 51 runs off 41 balls
  • South Africa achieved the target in 16th over itself as both Reeza Hendricks and Pite Van Biljon scored 42 runs each
  • 31-year old Dwaine Pretorius was declared as the Player of the Match as he took 5 wickets for 17 runs for South Africa
  • The third and the final T20 will be played on 14 Feb 2021
  • Earlier Pakistan won the test series by 2-0


Domestic Indian  Cricket | Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21

  • After the successful completion of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (where Tamil Nadu won over Baroda in the finals), Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21 is all set to kick-off
  • It is a 50-over tournament and will be played between 20 February 2021 and 14 March 2021
  • Karnataka is the defending champion and Tamil Nadu were the runner-ups
  • 38 teams will participate, which will be divided into 6 groups
  • League matches will be played from 20 February 2021 till 01 March 2021
  • Knockout stage from 07 March 2021 onwards - Pre-quarterfinal on 07 March; Quarterfinals on 08 March and 09 March; Semifinals on 11 March; and the final will be played on 14 March 2021


Cricket | Australia Tour of New Zealand

  • Australia will be visiting New Zealand in Feb 2021 for playing Five T20 matches
  • T20 series will begin on 22 February 2021


Cricket | Bangladesh Tour of New Zealand

  • Bangladesh will be visiting New Zealand in March 2021 for playing Three ODIs and Three T20s
  • ODI series will begin on 13 March 2021


Sports | Other sports News

  • New Zealand's men's domestic T20 - The Wellington Firebirds won the exciting match against Canterbury Kings by 5 wickets (just 2 balls remaining). It was a high scoring match as Canterbury Kings scored 175 which The Wellington Firebirds succeeded in the fourth ball of the final over (19.4 overs)
  • 42-year old Nayan Doshi (son of former India left-arm spinner Dilip Doshi) will be seen playing in the upcoming IPL
  • Pradeep Sangwan will lead Team Delhi in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21


Sports | Question of the day

  • Do you know who was the winner of UEFA Euro 2012? Options are - Italy, Portugal, Croatia, or Spain? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was - Who was awarded as the best player in FIFA World Cup 2010? and the correct answer is - Diego Forlan


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