Top Sports News of the day - 29 July 2021

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Top Sports News of the day - 29 July 2021


Cricket | India Tour of Sri Lanka

  • India lost the series by 1-2 as Sri Lanka beat India by 7 wickets in the third and final T20
  • Initially, India won the toss, decided to bat, and scored a small score of 81 runs in 20 overs at the loss of 8 wickets
  • Sri Lanka achieved the target in 14.3 overs, clinching the match by 7 wickets
  • 24-year-old Pinnaduwage Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva was declared as the man of the match as he took 4 wickets for 9 runs and scored 14 runs not-out


Sports | Other sports news

  • Sri Lankan Trio - Batsman Wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella, Vice-captain Kusal Mendis, and Opening Batsman Danushka Gunathilaka might be in trouble as an investigation panel has recommended a 2-year ban on the trio for breaching the bio-bubble protocols. One lose act can dent the whole series and can call serious trouble to the match sponsors and hence investigating agencies act tough.
  • 37-year-old Ranganath Vinay Kumar (former Right-Arm Medium Indian Bowler) joins Parthiv Patel in scouting the best cricket talent for Mumbai Indians. This is a good Trend by the Reliance group giving an opportunity to not-so-expensive-but-talented retired cricketers.
  • India will tour England for the 5 Tests series starting August 04, 2021. The first test will be played at the Trent Bridge ground.
  • Finally, the IPL 2021 schedule is out (for the remaining matches). IPL will restart from September 19, 2021, in Dubai and the final will be played on October 15, 2021
  • Pakistan is in West Indies playing 4 T20s. The first T20 got washed out due to rains and the second T20 is scheduled for July 31, 2021, at Providence Stadium, Guyana


Sports | Question of the day

Do you know which City has the record to host three Summer Olympic Games? Options are - Switzerland, India, West Indies, or London? Do reply to this post!


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