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by sportifnews Desk Dec 18, 2020 • 12:07 AM Views 217
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Top Sports News of the day - 17 December 2020

 

Cricket | India vs Australia - Test 1 | Day 1 update - India chose to bat and scored 233/6. Virat Kohli scored 74, Ajinkya Rahane scored 42. Mitchell Starc took 2 wickets. Opener Prithvi Shaw got out for a duck while trying to drive a Mitchell Starc delivery, Ricky Ponting while commentating predicted the exact way Prithvi Shaw would be dismissed

 

Cricket | Domestic - Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) management, headed by president Rohan Jaitley is slated to review an upper age rule of 60 years for selectors. This rule does not apply to coaches but only to selectors and hence must to reviewed for amended, if required

 

Cricket | Pink Ball - Famous Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne is hooting for Pink Ball in all Test matches (and not only in day-night) matches as it looks fantastic on TV. And we all know the secret of the cricket & the media world, whatever looks good to fans will get implemented sooner or later…shhhh!

 

Cricket | Pakistan - Left-arm Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has announced his retirement from international cricket. Amir earlier said that he had been 'mentally tortured' and didn't want to continue under Pakistan Cricket Board management

 

Cricket | Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka will tour South Africa for a two-Test series starting December 26. Sri Lanka's former captain Angelo Mathews will miss the series due to an injury. Post this, In January 2021, England will visit Sri Lanka for playing 2 Tests, both Tests will be played in Galle behind closed doors

 

Cricket | New Zealand vs Pakistan - Pakistan to play with New Zealand in a 3-match T20 series starting 18 December. The first match will be played tomorrow at Eden Park Cricket Stadium, Auckland. The second test will be played on 18 December and the final one on 22 December. Out of total of 21 matches played between the two teams, New Zealand has won 13 and Pakistan 8

 

Sports | Boxing World Cup, Cologne - Asian Games champion Amit Panghal (52kg) entered into the finals of World Cup in Cologne, Germany, after defeating Frenchman Billal Bennama. 4 medals assured for India at the boxing World C. Well done, team India!!

 

Sports | Wrestler - Former Indian Wrestler Dharamveer Malik's daughter Anshu Malik (57 kg) won a silver at the World Cup in Belgrade, Serbia. We are proud of you Champ!!

 

Sports | Russia - After a doping scandal, The Court of Arbitration for Sport has banned Russia from using its name, flag, and anthem at the next 2 Olympics or at any world championships for the next 2 years. Russia also cannot bid to host major sporting events for the next two years

 

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