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Top Sports News of the day - 15 Feb 2021

 

Cricket | England Tour of India

  • India vs England - Second test update - England need 429 runs to win with 7 wickets in hand
  • India has a strong grip over the test and the responsibility lies on the bowlers (and Pant for behind the wicket catches :)) to sweep away the test
  • India had a lead of 195 runs in the first inning. Today India scored another 286 runs, taking the lead to 481 runs
  • England has already lost 3 wickets with only 53 runs on board and seems like the match will be over soon
  • Ravichandran Ashwin scored 106 runs in the second inning and captain Kohli scored 62 runs
  • Ashwin got 1 wicket in the second inning (total 6 wickets in the test till now) and Axar Patel took 2 wickets
  • We quickly need to get Joe Root out tomorrow to seal the win
  • England currently leads the Test series by 1-0

 

Domestic Cricket West Indies | Super 50 Cup, 2021

  • The Forty-Seventh edition of the Super50 Cup is being played in West Indies between 07 February 2021 - 27 February 2021
  • It's a 50-over tournament where 6 teams are competing - Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Windward Islands, Leeward Islands, Barbados, and Jamaica
  • Trinidad & Tobago have won the tournament 11 times and are a hot pick for this season too, followed by Guyana (Guyana currently leads the points table)

 

Domestic Cricket South Africa T20 Challenge 2020-21 | Seventeenth Season

  • The seventeenth season of CSA (Cricket South Africa) T20 Challenge 2020-21 will be played between 19 February 2021 - 28 February 2021
  • Six teams will participate who will play 17 matches at the Kingsmead Cricket Ground in Durban
  • Teams are - Cape Cobras, Dolphins, Knights, Lions (defending champions), Titans and Warriors
  • The tournament format will be - Round Robin and Finals
  • On 15 February 2021, the teams have checked into the bio-bubble in Durban

 

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

 

Cricket | South Africa tour of Pakistan

  • Pakistan vs South Africa 3-match ODI series will be played from 02 Apr 2021 onwards  
  • Earlier Pakistan won the test series by 2-0 and the T20 series by 2-1 over South Africa

 

Cricket | South Africa Tour of Ireland

  • South Africa will be visiting Ireland in July 2021 for playing Three ODIs and Three T20s
  • ODI series will begin on 11 July 2021 and the T20 series from 20 July 2021

 

Sports | Question of the day

  • Do you know who is the inventor of Volleyball? Options are - James Naismith, George Hancock,  Karl Schelenz, or William G. Morgan? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was - Who is the youngest boxer to win all three WBC, WBA, and IBF heavyweight titles? and the correct answer is - Mike Tyson

 

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