Sports Current Affairs- July 9, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- July 9, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

1-Saqib Mahmood, England’s right-arm fast bowler, takes four wickets as England beat Pakistan in the first ODI at the Sophia Gardens to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

2-The Indian shooting team of 15 competes in the Tokyo Olympics, which begin on July 23.

3-Yuzvendra Chahal, an Indian leg-spinner, said his only emphasis was on delivering his best performance during the white-ball series in Sri Lanka, which begins on July 13.

4-Australian coach Justin Langer has confirmed all-rounder Dan Christian’s international return ahead of the opening T20I against the West Indies on Friday.

5-West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has asked for patience with his youthful batters, particularly Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran.

6-Lalremsiami, forward for the Indian women’s hockey team, vows she would not allow the sacrifices of the previous year go to waste in the Tokyo Olympics.

7-Former Sri Lankan captain Aravinda de Silva has stated that Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had attempted to persuade Mahela Jayawardene to coach the U-19 squad.

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8-Ronald Koeman, coach of FC Barcelona, said on Friday that he is sure Lionel Messi will sign a new deal with the club.

9-Nick Kyrgios, an Australian tennis player, has withdrawn from the Olympics due to an abdominal ailment.

10-The India-Sri Lanka One-Day International (ODI) series, which begins on July 13, was thrown off track when Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) performance analyst Shirantha Niroshana tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, a day after squad batting coach Grant Flower did.

11-The United Arab Emirates, Oman, and the Kyrgyz Republic have been assigned to Group E along with India for the under-23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022 Qualifiers, which will be contested from October 23 to October 31.

12-The Lanka Premier Competition (LPL), Sri Lanka Cricket’s T20 franchise league, has been postponed until November owing to a lack of international players.

13-Members of the Indian Test squad, who are stuck in England owing to a one-and-a-half month hiatus, are spending their three-week vacation watching top-level international sport. Some have chosen Wimbledon, while others have chosen Euro 2020.

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14-The commencement of the India-Sri Lanka one-day international series, which was scheduled to begin here on July 13, has been postponed by four days owing to the discovery of two Covid-19 positive cases in the host team’s camp.

15-Seventh seed at Wimbledon Italy’s Matteo Berrettini defeats Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz to reach his first Grand Slam final.

16-Mark Cavendish of the United Kingdom has tied veteran Belgian cyclist Eddy Merckx’s Tour de France stage victory record.

17-Bangladesh batsman Taskin Ahmed and Zimbabwe fast bowler Blessing Muzarabani have been sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for a confrontation on the second day of the one-off Test in Harare.

18-Viswanathan Anand placed seventh out of ten players in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour tournament in Zagreb after two draws and a loss to Anish Giri in the ninth and final round.


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