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by sportifnews Desk Dec 18, 2020 • 10:08 PM Views 253
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Top Sports News of the day - 18 Dec 2020

 

Cricket | India vs Australia - Test 1 | Day 2 update - First innings - India 244 (Virat Kohli - 74; Mitchell Starc - 4/53) , Australia 191 (Tim Paine - 73*; R Ashwin - 4/55). Second innings - India 9/1 (Lost Prithvi Shaw). India ends the day with a lead of 62 runs

 

Cricket | Pink Ball - Australian captain, Tim Paine who scored an unbeaten 73 in the first test innings against India said that Pink ball is not easy to pick up and harder for batsmen

 

Cricket | New Zealand vs Pakistan - In a 3-match T20 series, New Zealand beats Pakistan by five wickets in the first T20 at Eden Park Cricket Stadium, Auckland. Pakistan 153/9 (Shadab Khan 42; Jacob Duffy 4/33), New Zealand 156/5 (Tim Seifert 57; Haris Rauf 3/29). The second match will be played on 20 December at Seddon Park, and the final one on 22 December

 

Cricket | South Africa - Due to Covid-19, South Africa has put on hold all domestic fixtures which were scheduled from 20 December. Later this month, Sri Lanka is expected to tour South Africa for a two-Test series starting December 26

 

Sports | Boxing - Poland captain, Robert Lewandowski who scored 55-goals this season, won the best player award during the Best FIFA Football 2020 Awards Ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland. The other two players shortlisted for the award were Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

 

Sports | Boxing - Bronze-medallist Simranje Kaur (60kg) has entered into the final of boxing's Cologne World Cup in Germany

 

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