Sports Current Affairs- June 30, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- June 30, 2021

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1- In August, India will begin their World Test Championship 2021-2023 cycle with a five-match series against England.

2- The only four-Test series in the next cycle is Australia’s visit of India next year.

3- In WTC-2, England will play the most Tests (21) followed by India (19), Australia (18), and South Africa (15)

4- India’s wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant attended England’s Round of 16 match against Germany on Tuesday at Wembley Stadium.

5- India Women’s skipper Mithali Raj, who hit 72 against England Women in the first ODI, has risen three places to fifth in the current women’s ODI batting rankings. Jhulan Goswami remains ranked fifth among bowlers.

Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj

6- India women were defeated by England by 8 wickets in the opening match of a three-match One-Day International series.

7- South Africa’s left-arm wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi claimed 2-13 in four overs as the visitors edged the West Indies by one run in the third Twenty20 International on Tuesday at the National Cricket Stadium in St George’s, Grenada, to grab a 2-1 series lead.

8- BCCI to propose R Ashwin and Mithali Raj for Khel Ratna; Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, and Jasprit Bumrah for Arjuna award.

9- Rohit Sharma moves up to sixth in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen, while New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson reclaims the top spot. Ravindra Jadeja fell to second in the all-rounder standings.

10- The trio of Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella, and Danushka Gunathialaka, who were sent home from England for violating bio-bubble regulations, will not play in the forthcoming limited-overs series against India.

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11- India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar posted photos from his school days and when MS Dhoni announced his retirement on social media.

12- Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah have both received criticism for their on-field conduct during DPL 2021 matches.

13- Moniruzzaman was the TV umpire in the match when Mahmudullah’s antics resulted in a 20,000 Taka punishment.

14- India trip to England: Due to an unknown internal ailment, opener Shubman Gill is expected to be pulled out of the 5-Test series beginning August 4th. The Punjab batsmen will remain in England and be watched by the medical staff.

15- After winning the WTC Final with New Zealand, veteran batsman Ross Taylor had no plans to retire.

16- India women vs. England: Captain Mithali Raj, who scored her 57th ODI fifty on Wednesday, could not enter the field for England’s pursuit due to neck problems at Taunton.

17- New Zealand bowler Kyle Jamieson has denied allegations that Indian skipper Virat Kohli requested him to bowl with the Dukes ball when the two were playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.

18- Ukraine advanced to the Euro 2020 quarterfinals for the second time after defeating 10-man Sweden 2-1 in extra time at Hampden Park in Glasgow, thanks to Artem Dovbyk’s last-gasp extra time winner.

19- Sophia Dunkley, who had her ODI debut in the first game, spearheaded England’s chase with an unbeaten 73. She was part of an unbroken 92-run sixth-wicket partnership that helped England defeat the Indian women’s squad.

20- Serena Williams, the 23-time Grand Slam singles winner from the United States, was forced to withdraw from Wimbledon due to an injury suffered in her first-round match against Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich in London on July 20.

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21- South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada protected 15 runs in the last over, while Tabraiz Shamsi maintained his outstanding form with the ball to give the visitors a one-run victory against the West Indies in the third T20 International at St. George’s (Grenada)

Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada

22- Hardik Singh, a midfielder for the Indian men’s hockey team, said on Wednesday that the “mental strength” developed over the past few months is one of the main reasons for India’s comeback in the sport.

23- Ankur Mittal, the world champion in double trap shooting, and Anjum Moudgil, the world champion in 10m air rifle, were both nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest sports honour, on Wednesday.

24- Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy met with state athletes heading for the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday and expressed his best wishes to them, as well as offering financial incentives.

25- Oman Cricket, which is scheduled to host the first matches of the T20 World Cup, is planning a $2 million renovation to its T20 World Cup site.

26- Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), will travel in Japan on July 8, little over two weeks before the inauguration ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.

27- Defending champion and world No. 1 Novak Djokovic through to the third round at Wimbledon on Wednesday, defeating 2018 finalist Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-3.

28- Shubman Gill, the Indian Test team’s opener, is expected to miss the opening Test of the five-match series against England owing to a lower leg injury.

29- 2nd ODI: England speed bowler Kate Cross takes five wickets as India is knocked out for 221 runs.

30- The Chinese Badminton Association revealed its 14-player team for the Tokyo Olympic Games on Wednesday, including 2016 Olympic champion Chen Long.

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