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Top Sports News of the day - 14 Feb 2021

 

Cricket | England Tour of India

  • India vs England - Second test report
  • What a beautiful and sunny day for Indian bowlers!
  • India got out at 329 runs in the first innings and wrapped up England at 134 runs, taking a lead of 195 runs
  • Ravichandran Ashwin had a 5-wicket haul; Ishant Sharma and Axar Patel took 2 wickets each; Mohd Siraj took 1 wicket
  • As usual English men started crying on Twitter that the pitch is turning and not an ideal pitch to play on…keep crying!
  • If England losses any match, they won't be able to join New Zealand in the ICC World Test Championship Final
  • India is at 54 runs for the loss of one wicket in its second innings; Rohit Sharma (25 runs) and Cheteshwar Pujara (7 runs) are at the crease
  • England currently leads the Test series by 1-0

 

Cricket | West Indies Tour of Bangladesh

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies; Second Test - West Indies wins the Test by 17 runs
  • West Indies won the toss and scored 409 runs in the first inning; in response, Bangladesh got out at 296 runs (lead of 113 runs with West Indies )
  • In the second inning, West Indies got out at 117 runs, giving a target of 231 to Bangladesh in the second inning
  • It wasn't a big target but Bangladesh got knocked out at just 213 runs; thereby losing the second test to West Indies
  • West Indies won the two-tests series by 2-0
  • This must be a breather for West Indies given their bad performance earlier in One-day Internationals (ODIs)
  • Rahkeem Cornwall was declared as the Players of the match (got 9 wickets in total) and Nkrumah Bonner was declared as the Players of the Series

 

Cricket | South Africa tour of Pakistan

  • Pakistan wins the T20 series by 2-1 over South Africa
  • In the last T20 played on 14 Feb 2021, Pakistan won the toss and got South Africa out at 164 runs
  • Pakistan achieved the target of 165 runs in 18.4 overs and won the T20 in a style
  • Mohammad Nawaz was declared as the Players of the match (got 2 wickets and scored quick 18 runs) and Mohd Rizwan was declared as the Players of the Series
  • 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 | Question of the day

  • Do you know who is the youngest boxer to win all three WBC, WBA, and IBF heavyweight titles? Options are - Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, Sugar Robinson, or Mike Tyson? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was - Who was the winner of UEFA Euro 2012? and the correct answer is - Spain

 

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