Sports Current Affairs- August 13, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 13, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

* England’s skipper Joe Root leads England to 119/3 after India scores 364 on Day 2 of the second Test at Lord’s in London.

* On the second day of the second Test against England, pace bowler Mohammed Siraj gets the wickets of Dominic Sibley and Haseeb Hameed on consecutive deliveries.

* Second Test: India were bowled out for 364 runs, with England fast bowler James Anderson taking 5/64 for his 31st five-wicket haul in Tests.

Sports Current Affairs

* Jamshedpur will host a national women’s football team training camp beginning August 16.

* England vs. India: BCCI president Ganguly sends a heartfelt message on his first day back at Lord’s.

* England’s matches in Pakistan have been relocated to Rawalpindi.

* Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu will appear as a special guest in the ‘Dance Deewane 3’ Independence Day special episode.

Sports Current Affairs

 

* Thomas Dennerby of Sweden will be the head coach of the Indian women’s football squad.

* England will play two Twenty20 Internationals in Pakistan prior to the T20 World Cup.

* Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur starts the Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.

* Viswanathan Anand, Vidit Gujrathi, Pentala Harikrishna, and Bhaskaran Adhiban of India have qualified for the FIDE Grand Swiss league.

* Unmukt Chand, India’s 2012 Under-19 World Cup-winning captain, has resigned from Indian cricket and plans to play in the United States of America (USA).

Sports Current Affairs

* Manpreet Singh and Rampal, leaders of the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams, issued an open letter to hockey supporters in which they said that hockey victory was the result of five years of sacrifices.

* Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh gave a virtual send-off to a 54-member Indian delegation for the Tokyo Paralympic Games late Thursday evening.

* Jason Holder and Jayden Seales of the West Indies bowl out Pakistan for 217 on the first day of the first Test at Sabin Park in Kingston (Jamaica).

* Hassan Moustafa, president of the International Handball Federation (IHF), will promote the sport in India.

* IPL 2021: The reigning champions, Mumbai Indians, depart for Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, ahead of the commencement of the IPL 2021.

* IPL 2021: The Chennai Super Kings, headed by MS Dhoni, depart for Dubai


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SOURCE: Various Online Genuine Materials(Edited)

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