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Top Sports News of the day - 19 Feb 2021



Cricket | IPL 2021

  • England bowler Mark Wood pulled out of the IPL auction at the last minute citing fitness issues
  • Finally, Bangladesh Board of Cricket has permitted its players to play the full IPL season (permission was required due to Covid conditions)


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 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch
  • In Total of 9 matches played between the two teams, Australia has won 7 and 2 wins by New Zealand
  • All these matches will be good preparation for the ICC T20 world cup, later in 2021
  • Fantasy XI cricket players, do pick Glenn Maxwell, D'Arcy Short, and Jimmy Neesham in your team and make some winnings


Cricket | England Tour of India

  • India vs England Test series is tied (1-1), two more tests to go!
  • All eyes will be on who will qualify for the World Test Championship (WTC) final
  • The third test will be a pink-ball test to be played on 24 February 2021, in Ahmedabad
  • Team India will reach Ahmedabad on Thursday, 18 February 2021 for the practice (और कोहली को यह भी देखना है की पिच पहले दिन से टर्न करेगी की नहीं)


Cricket | Sri Lanka Tour of West Indies

  • Sri Lanka will be visiting West Indies in March and April 2021 for playing  three T20Is, three ODIs, and two Test matches
  • Matches will be played in a bio-bubble environment
  • Matches will be played in Antigua beginning 03 March 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 | Other sports news

  • Australia canceled its South Africa tour due to poor Covid conditions in South Africa. The angry South African board has lodged an official complaint to ICC over this unexpected cancellation. ICC क्या करेगा ऑस्ट्रेलिया जैसी टीम का!
  • 47-year old Chaminda Vaas (former Sri Lankan fast bowler) will replace David Sekar (of Australia) as the national fast bowling coach of Sri Lanka
  • Flamboyant cricket Chris Gayle will be playing for Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League. In between Pakistan Super League, Gayle will also play Sri Lanka when Sri Lanka will visit West Indies in Mar 2021
  • 37-year old Dhammika Prasad (Sri Lankan bowler) has announced retirement from the International Cricket (best of luck sir for the second innings!)


Sports | Question of the day

  • Do you know which swimmer holds the maximum number of world records? Options are - Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte,  Mark Spitz, or Michael Phelps? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was - Who was the first Test captain of India ? and the correct answer is - C.K.Nayudu


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