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by sportifnews Desk Feb 22, 2021 • 04:33 AM Views 467
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Top Sports News of the day - 21 Feb 2021

 

Cricket | England Tour of India

  • India vs England Test series is tied at (1-1) with two more tests to go!
  • The third test will be a pink-ball test to be played on 24 February 2021, in Ahmedabad
  • India and England have clashed 124 times in the past, India won 27 matches and England won 48
  • Fantasy XI players, don't forget to pick Ravichandran Ashwin and Ben Stokes in your team to ensure winnings!
  • Rohit Sharma has announced already that the Ahmedabad pitch will favor spinners big time!

 

Domestic Indian  Cricket | Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21

  • Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21 kicked off on 20 February 2021
  • 38 teams are participating which are divided into 6 groups
  • It is a 50-over tournament and will be played between 20 February 2021 and 14 March 2021
  • Karnataka won the trophy last year, beating Tamil Nadu in the finals
  • As of now, Hyderabad, Jharkhand, Railways, Mumbai, Bengal, and Assam
  • The highlight of the day was Prithvi Shah's 105 (not-out) which helped Mumbai beat Delhi by 7 wickets

 

Cricket | South Africa T20 Challenge 2021

  • Titans beat Cape Cobras by 16 runs
  • Dolphins beat Warriors by 3 runs (the match was rain impacted)
  • As of now, Dolphins tops the points table with 3 wins in 3 matches, followed by Titans with 2 wins in 3 matches

 

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 a 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 | 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

  • IPL 2021 - In all probability, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad will be the venue for IPL matches. Ahmedabad has the best stadium of India and Mumbai has all celebrities!

 

Sports | Question of the day

  • Do you know who was the first President of the Indian Olympic Association? Options are - Sunil Gavaskar, P T Usha, Kapil Dev, or Sir Dorabji Tata? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was - Who was the first Indian badminton champion to win the title at a World Championship level? and the correct answer is - Prakash Padukone

 

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