Sports Current Affairs- August 27, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- August 27, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

* India fast bowler Mohammed Shami confessed that the Indian bowlers struggled on the Headingley pitch because it had slowed down and provided little movement and bounce to bowlers.

* US Open draw: Wimbledon champion and world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia will face 2010 US Open runner-up Vera Zvonareva of Russia in Round 1.

 

* Following the triumph of the World Test Championship (WTC), New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is looking forward to the ICC T20 World Cup, which will be contested in the UAE and Oman in October-November this year.

 

* Right-arm fast bowler Matt Henry has been brought in to replace Covid-hit Finn Allen in New Zealand’s roster for the match against Bangladesh.

Sports Current Affairs

 

* The Assam government declares September 3rd as Sports Day and raises pensions for athletes, sports organisers, and technical workers.

 

* Former England captain Michael Vaughan predicted that India will lose the third Test, but that they might carry second-inning positives into the fourth Test, which begins on September 2 at the Kennington Oval in London.

 

* Afghanistan players Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi are devastated by the Kabul bombings. In twin bombings outside Kabul’s packed airport, at least 72 people were killed and more than 140 were injured.

 

* Following a bronze medal in Tokyo, Indian men’s hockey team head coach Graham Reid sets new goals for his players. He was awaiting reaction from the players.

Sports Current Affairs

 

* Chris Cairns, a former New Zealand all-rounder, has returned to Canberra but is paralysed in his legs due to a stroke in his spine.

 

* Former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad defends under-pressure Kohli, stating that every cricketer’s career has ups and downs.

 

* Dutch bowler Frederique Overdijk became the first pacer in T20I history to collect seven wickets.

 

* 3rd Test: Of day two of the third Test between England and India, Indian wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant requested that the tape between his fourth and fifth fingers on his keeping gloves be removed.

Sports Current Affairs

* Asian Junior Boxing: Vishu Rathee, Tanu, and Nikita Chand of India compete in the junior girls finals at the Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships in Dubai.

 

* IPL 2021: The Kolkata Knight Riders, the two-time IPL winners, travel for Abu Dhabi for the resumption of the IPL 2021 in the UAE.

 

* Paralympic TT: Bhavina Patel of India advances to the women’s singles quarterfinals.

 

* Third Test: England bowled out India for 432 in 132.2 overs on the third day of the third Test at Headingley, leading by 354 runs in the first innings.

 

* In the sports documentary ‘Break Point,’ legendary tennis professionals Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi provide a glimpse into their lives on and off the court.

Sports Current Affairs

 

* Paralympic TT: India’s Bhavina surges into the semi-finals, putting her in contention for a medal in Women’s Singles Class 4 table tennis at the Paralympics in Tokyo.

 

* England captain Joe Root has joined Denis Compton and Michael Vaughan as the English batsman with the most hundreds in a calendar year. It was his sixth century of the year, fourth against India this year, and third in the current series.

 

* Tata Motors extends its support of Indian wrestling through the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

 

* Bronze medalist wrestler Bajrang Punia praised detained murder-charged wrestler Sushil Kumar, calling him not just a great wrestler, but one who elevated the sport to new heights.

 

* According to Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) might start shortly if Tata Motors agrees to the contract.

 

* During the current Test series in England, India opener Rohit Sharma has shown to be the most technically competent of all India batters.

Sports Current Affairs

 

* Cristiano Ronaldo is back at Manchester United.

 

* The Indian Army honoured Subedar Neeraj Chopra for winning a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics by naming a stadium in his honour at the Army Sports Institute, Pune Cantt.


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SOURCE: Various Online Genuine Materials(Edited)

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