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by sportifnews Desk Dec 19, 2020 • 10:49 PM Views 389
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Top Sports News of the day - 19 Dec 2020

 

Cricket | India vs Australia - Test 1 update - Australia won by eight wickets. First innings - India 244 (Virat Kohli - 74; Mitchell Starc - 4/53) , Australia 191 (Tim Paine - 73*; R Ashwin - 4/55). Second innings - India 36 (Josh Hazelwood - 5/8, Pat Cummins - 4/21), Australia 93/2 (Joe Burns 51*). The second innings score of 36 by India is their lowest score ever. Time to pull up the socks Mr. Kohli?

 

Cricket | Virak Kohli - Indian captain, Virat Kohli ended 2020 without any international century (unheard of Kohli right?). Although India will be playing their second test vs Australia on 26 December, the captain will be back to India for the birth of his first child

 

Cricket | New Zealand vs Pakistan -  After losing the first T20 to New Zealand, Pakistan will be playing their second T20 match on 20 December at the Seddon Park, Hamilton. Final T20 is scheduled for 22 December

 

Cricket | South Africa vs Sri Lanka- Sri Lanka is expected to tour South Africa for a two-Test series starting December 26. As a part of the scheduled Covid19 testing, 2 players of the South African team has been tested positive and they will be out of the playing squad

 

Cricket | Domestic - Rajeev Shukla, a member of the Congress Party, has been elected as the Vice President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India

 

Sports | Viswanathan Anand - Director Anand L Rai (famous with Tanu Weds Manu) is working on a biopic of Viswanathan Anand. With the huge popularity of the Netflix series 'The Queen's Gambit', was wondering when is the Bollywood hitting on Chess sport

 

Sports | Tokyo Olympics - Olympics in Tokyo are scheduled from Friday, 23 July 2021. Due to Covid 19, the cost has ballooned up and hit the domestic sponsors who are being asked to pay more. But the majority of the burden will fall on the Japanese Government. It is estimated that the cost might increase by at least $2.8 billion taking the total cost to approx $25 billion

 

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