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Top Sports News of the day - 22 Feb 2021


Cricket | Australia Tour of New Zealand

  • Australia vs New Zealand T20 update (venue - Hagley Oval, Christchurch)
  • Australia won the toss and invited New Zealand to bat first
  • New Zealand scored 184 runs for the loss of 5 wickets and wrapped up Australia at merely 131 runs, thereby winning the first T20 by 53 runs
  • Devon Conway was declared as the man of the match for his spectacular batting 99 runs (not out) in 59 balls
  • Ish Sodhi of New Zealand took 4 wickets for 28 runs (4 overs)
  • Not a good start for Australia (पहले इंडिया से हारे, अब नई ज़ीलैण्ड से)
  • The second T20 will be played on Thursday, 25 February 2021 at University Oval


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

  • Knights beat Cape Cobras by 3 wickets
  • Lions beat Titans by 18 runs (the match was rain impacted)
  • As of now, Dolphins tops the points table with 3 wins in 3 matches, followed by Lions with 2 wins in 2 matches


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
  • Lahiru Kumara will be replaced by Suranga Lakmal fo ODIs and T20 matches, as Kumara is down with Covid19
  • Chaminda Vaas has resigned as the Bowling Coach due to pay issues, increasing the problems for the Sri Lanka team. Chaminda Vaas recently took over the positions from David Saker


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 | Question of the day

  • Do you know Mary Kom is from which state in India? Options are - Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Tripura, or Manipur? Do reply to this post!
  • Yesterday's quiz was - Who was the first President of the Indian Olympic Association ? and the correct answer is - Sir Dorabji Tata


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