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Top Sports News of the day - 21 Dec 2020


Cricket | India vs Australia - Second Test is scheduled on Saturday, 26 December 2020 at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Australia leads the series by 1-0


Cricket | New Zealand vs Pakistan- Third and final T20 match is scheduled on Tuesday, 22 December 2020 at McLean Park ground in Napier. New Zealand leads the series by 2-0. Post this T20 series, Two-match test series will begin from 26 December 2020


Cricket | New Zealand vs Pakistan- Pakistan announced the playing squad for the upcoming Test series with New Zealand.  For the first test, Mohammad Rizwan will be the caption of the team as their existing caption Babar Azam got injured during a training session. Pakistan Test squad: Mohammad Rizwan (caption), Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Abid Ali, Imran Butt, Mohammad Abbas, Azhar Ali, Naseem Shah, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Haris Sohail, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, and Yasir Shah


Cricket | South Africa vs Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka is visiting South Africa for a two-match Test series starting 26 December 2020. The second test will be played on 03 January 2021. Earlier there were few Covid 19 cases in the South Africa team, now all the members of the team have been tested negative and ready to play the Test series


Cricket | Abu Dhabi T10 League - Fourth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League is scheduled from 28 January 2020 till 6 February 2021 at the Zayed Cricket Stadium. T10 League is a ten-over format cricket league in the United Arab Emirates launched and owned by T Ten Sports Management. Chris Gayle and Shahid Afridi are slated to play in this fourth edition bringing some excitement to the league


Cricket | Australia vs Afghanistan -  Afghanistan cricket team will be visiting Australia for playing a single Test match. The match was originally scheduled for November 2020 has been postponed to November 2021 due to Covid 19. Afghanistan team got the Test status in 2017 and since then they have lost 2 test matches (vs India and vs West Indies) and won 2 test matches (vs Ireland and vs Bangladesh)


Football | Indian Super League (ISL) Table - Mumbai city leads the table with 16 points (5 wins in 7 matches) followed by Mohun Bagan with equal points and equal wins. Bengaluru FC is at the third spot with 12 points (3 wins in 7 matches)


Football | Premier League - Manchester United won by 6-2 vs Leeds United. Scott McTominay (central midfielder) and Bruno Fernandes (midfielder) scored 2 goals each


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