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Australian cricketers will play the rest of the IPL matches in the UAE or not?

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Cricket Australia (CA) said on Monday that discussions with Australian cricketers on participating in Indian Premier League (IPL) in the UAE in September are yet to be initiated.

Nick Hockley, who headed Cricket Australia on an interim basis for a year, said on Monday after being appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) that a decision on the IPL will have to wait, as Australian players will have to wait after completing a two-week hotel quarantine. Reuniting with their families again.

Australian cricketers will play the rest of the IPL matches in the UAE or not?
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After the suspension of IPL midway due to cases of covid-19 in India, the Australian cricketer and other mate associated with the tournament were unable to return home due to travel restrictions. He had to spend the first few days in Maldives. let us tell you a 40-member team from Australia returned home two weeks ago.

According to ESPNcricinfo, Hockley said, “Obviously we need to discuss this (IPL) when we come back as a group.”

He said, ‘Our players who returned from IPL have come out of segregation today, so our first priority is to ensure that they are reunited with their families. We have to prepare for the West Indies tour.

Hockley said the players will regroup at the NCC (Brisbane) a few weeks before the West Indies tour and it would be time to focus again.

He said, ‘They have clearly been deeply moved by this experience and are very happy to be back home, looking forward to reconnecting with family and friends today.’

The IPL will start in the UAE in mid-September. At that time the Australian cricketers would not be playing any international matches. However, concerns have been raised about the impact on the mental health of players due to repeated involvement in the Bio-Bubble.

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Mirabai Chanu creates history by winning silver medal in Tokyo Olympics

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Mirabai Chanu creates history by winning silver medal in Tokyo Olympics

Mirabai Chanu, an Indian weightlifter representing India in olympics, has created history in the Tokyo Olympics 2020. She has won a silver medal in the 49 kg category. 

This is the second time India has won a medal in weightlifting in olympics. The last time India won a medal was in the 2020 Sydney Olympics. Karnam Malleswari had won a bronze medal. Now, after 20 years, Chanu has won India the silver medal by lifting a total of 202 kg, 115 kg in clean and jerk and 87 in snatch.

Mirabai Chanu creates history by winning silver medal in Tokyo Olympics
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Also, it is the first time that India has won a medal on the first day of the olympics.  This also makes Mirabhai the first Indian to win a silver medal in weightlifting. Mirabai Chanu successfully lifted 115kg. But she failed during the third attempt and had to be satisfied with the silver medal.

The whole nation is proud right now and not to mention, so is PM modi. He tweeted to congratulate Mirabai Chanu on winning the silver medal in weightlifting. 

Could not have asked for a happier start to @Tokyo2020! India is elated by @mirabai_chanu’s stupendous performance. Congratulations to her for winning the Silver medal in weightlifting. Her success motivates every Indian. #Cheer4India #Tokyo2020

Mirabai Chanu creates history by winning silver medal in Tokyo Olympics
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In the 2016 Rio Olympics, Mirabai was not able to perform well. However, this time she made up for her disappointing performance in Rio. Back then she failed to qualify in any of three clean and jerk attempts. But this time, things were different. She also was the only weightlifter to have qualified for Tokyo.

Mirabai Chanu creates history by winning silver medal in Tokyo Olympics
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This time she has shut all those mouths that criticized her for her performance in Rio five years ago. When she landed at Weightlifting Arena on July 24, the performance did make an impact on her confidence. She really has left everybody speechless and the whole nation proud.

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Rishabh Pant recovers form Covid-19 and joins team India

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Rishabh Pant recovers form Covid-19 and joins team India

Before Team India plays the upcoming test series against England, they will have the wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant back in the team.

Rishabh has fully recovered from Covid-19 and is set to be available for the selection in the second warm-up match, scheduled to be held on July 28.

This information was posted by Cricket Board of India (BCCI) through Twitter. They posted a picture of Rishabh Pant saying ‘Hello @RishabhPant17, great to have you back’

Rishabh was tested positive for Covid on 8th of July during his 20-day break form Bio-Bubble. After that he stayed in isolation.

Rishabh Pant recovers form Covid-19 and joins team India
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Earlier there were reports that Pant got infected after watching the Euro Football Championship but according to sources, he got infected with the Delta 3 variant after seeing a destist. When he was positive, he was staying at an acquaintance’s house.

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“Pant will be able to join the team in Durham after returning two negative RT-PCR tests,” the BCCI said in a statement. Apart from Pant, throwdown specialist Dayanand was also found Covid postitive in the RT-PCR test conducted on July 14. After that, bowling coach Bharat Arun and Standby opener Abhimany Easwaran were isolated as precautionary measure since they had come in touch with Dayananad.

Now the first match of India-England test series is going to be played from August 4 in Nottingham. After that match, rest matches will be played at Lord’s Kennington Oval, Headingley and Old Trafford.

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Rahul Dravid gave speech in the dressing room after the win, know what he told the players

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Rahul Dravid, the coach of the Indian team that went on the tour of Sri Lanka, addressed the players in the dressing room after the victory in the second ODI. He said in his motivational speech that ‘Team India’ responded like a champion. The team won the three-match series in Colombo on Tuesday.

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Chasing 276 runs for victory, the Indian team was struggling after scoring 193 runs for 7 wickets in the 36th over on Tuesday. Deepak Chahar (69 not out) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (19 not out) shared an unbroken 84-run partnership to register a three-wicket win with five balls to spare.

In the video released on BCCI.TV, Dravid is seen addressing the players in the dressing room. He said, ‘Obviously we were in the right place in terms of the result of the match. It’s unbelievable and fantastic, but even if we lost the match, it was an absolutely spectacular struggle. You all did a great job.

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 He said, ‘We had said that they (Sri Lanka) would come back, we knew that we have to respect the opposition team. Such a reaction was expected from them as they are also an international team. They came back but we responded like a champion team.

He said, ‘We found a way out of difficult situations. You all did really well. This was Chahar’s first half-century in One Day Internationals. He showed great understanding with Bhuvneshwar.

Dravid said, ‘This is not the right time to talk about individual performances, obviously there will be some great individual performances, especially in the last moments of the match.’

He said, ‘We talked about it, we acknowledge the contribution of every player in this game. If you look at the whole match, the team’s performance was very good. We did very well bowling too.

In this video Suryakumar Yadav, Bhuvneshwar and Chahar are also sharing their experiences regarding the match. Suryakumar, who scored 53 runs in the match, said, ‘I have no words. In the matches I have been a part of, I think it was the best match. It’s an incredible victory that happened in front of my eyes.

“We have been talking about Bhuvi (Bhubaneswar), our experienced player and DC (Chahar) batting. Today he proved himself, it was the effort of the whole team.’ Chahar said in a cheeky manner, ‘We did not get a chance to bat every time we bowled. Today felt good after fielding 50 overs, I batted for about 25 overs.

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Aakash Chopra praises Prithvi Shaw’s batting

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India defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the first match of the ODI series. Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 262 for 9 in 50 overs. India achieved the target of 263 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 36.4 overs. On this Aakash Chopra added his word.

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Opener Prithvi Shaw laid the foundation of India’s victory. He gave a stormy start to Team India. Shaw scored 43 runs off 24 balls. After this innings, former India opener Akash Chopra has praised Prithvi Shaw.

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Aakash Chopra said on his YouTube channel, ‘It looked like the momentum would be with Sri Lanka, but Prithvi came and he showed a great game. He is from another planet. I am a big fan of Prithvi Shaw, because you will not find such a batsman in the whole of India.

Aakash Chopra further said that Prithvi Shaw continued with the same form that he showed in the first half of the Vijay Hazare Trophy and IPL 2021.

Aakash Chopra said, Sehwag was once in this place, but this player, 24 balls 43, it seemed that without pushing, without taking a chance, he was just moving towards the heights by hitting the gap. I mean what kind of player is this?

Aakash Chopra further says that Prithvi Shaw got out after playing the wrong shot. He should think about it because he could have turned it into a big innings. Shaw had a chance to score 140 runs but he missed it.

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Crisis clouded over Tokyo Olympics, now two athletes found corona positive in game village

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Crisis clouded over Tokyo Olympics, now two athletes found corona positive in game village

Tokyo Olympics 2020 is going to start from 23 July, but before that the cases of coronavirus have raised concerns. On Sunday, two athletes living in the game Village were found to be covid-19 positive. The organizers of the Tokyo Olympics have confirmed this. Even before this, an officer who came to participate in this event on Saturday was found to be Corona positive.

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In fact, a total of three players, including two players living in the Olympic Games village, have been found to be covid-19 positive. This is the first time that the players living in the sports village have got the infection. But the organizers did not disclose the identities of those players. The third player is staying at the hotel designated for the games.

Crisis clouded over Tokyo Olympics, now two athletes found corona positive in game village
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According to the list of positive cases of covid-19 released by the organizing committee here, During the day they found 10 cases. These include five people related to sports, a contractor and a journalist. According to the records of the committee, the number of covid cases related to sports has now reached 55. The organizers have not told whether the two infected players have been kept in the sports village itself or have been sent to segregation at some other place.

The first case of covid-19 was reported in game Village on Saturday. Confirming this, Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said, ‘The corona report of a foreign guest who came to attend the Games has come positive. His report came negative in the test done at the infected guest airport, but he was found positive in the test conducted at the athlete’s site on Friday. This guest infected with Corona has been isolated for 14 days.

Crisis clouded over Tokyo Olympics, now two athletes found corona positive in game village
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It is noteworthy that on July 13, the sports village was opened. Every day there will be a corona test of the players in the sports village. Around 11,000 athletes are expected for the Olympics and about 4,400 for the Paralympics starting on August 24. A few days ago, due to the increasing cases of Corona, a state of emergency was imposed in Japan’s capital Tokyo, which will remain in force till August 22.

The Tokyo Olympics will be played behind closed doors due to the covid-19 pandemic. But on the other hand protests are also taking place in Japan regarding these games. On Saturday, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach appealed to the Japanese people to support the Olympic Games.

Bach said, ‘Be it the Olympic Games or any other competition, they never have hundred percent support. In the circumstances during the pandemic, this discussion is becoming more important and more emotional. All we can do is try to get the attention of these people to gain their confidence in strict COVID measures.

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There will be fierce competition in India Pakistan, UAE is ready, both teams in the same group

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There will be fierce competition in India Pakistan, UAE is ready, both teams in the same group

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the group of T20 World Cup matches. The groups were determined in Oman on Friday. Interestingly, India is in the same group with its arch-rivals Pakistan. Both are in Group-2 of Super-12. The last time both the teams met was in the 2019 ODI World Cup, in which India won.

Due to the Corona epidemic, the T20 World Cup will be played in UAE and Oman instead of India from 17 October to 14 November. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah also participated in the ceremony in Oman along with ICC officials. The match schedule of the T20 World Cup is likely to be released next week.

There will be fierce competition in India Pakistan, UAE is ready, both teams in the same group
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Eight qualifying teams will participate in the first round of the tournament, which will be played in Oman and UAE. Four of these teams will reach the Super 12 round. Eight teams in the preliminary round include Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman and Papua New Guinea. The final of the tournament will be played on November 14.

The upcoming tournament will be the first T20 World Cup after 2016. The last time the West Indies won the title by defeating England. India defeated Pakistan by 6 wickets in the group match of Super-10. In the semi-final, India had to face defeat by 7 wickets at the hands of Windies.

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Group – 1

England

Australia

South Africa

West Indies

Round 1 Group A winner

Round 1 Group B runner-up

Group-2

India

Pakistan

New Zealand

Afghanistan

Round 1 Group B winner

Round 1 Group A runner-up

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Venue

– Dubai International Stadium

– Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi

-Sharjah Stadium

– Oman Cricket Academy Ground

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Rishabh Pant Corona positive, Team India’s concern increased before England series

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Rishabh Pant Corona positive, Team India's concern increased before England series

Ahead of the Test series starting against England, worrying news has come out from the Indian cricket team. Two players of Team India have been found to be Corona positive one of them is Rishabh Pant

 This has happened when Team India is running on break since the World Test Championship. Of the two players who have been found corona positive, one of them has also recovered while the other player will be tested soon.

Rishabh Pant Corona positive, Team India's concern increased before England series
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According to the information, the Indian player who is still Corona positive is wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant.

According to news agency ANI, both the players had mild symptoms like chills, cough. But the condition of both is under control. After coming positive, one player has been found negative in the test, while the second player will be tested on 18 July. On July 18, the player will have his tenth day in isolation.

According to sources, the second player’s test will be held on Sunday, soon after coming negative, that player will also join the camp of the rest of the team.

If we talk about Team India’s plan, then all the players have gathered in London, all will now go to Durham. Only the player who is positive now, he will not go. All players have also been tested before joining the bubble.

According to the information, the players have taken the second dose of the vaccine 3-4 days ago. In the letter from the BCCI, the players were told that no player was forbidden to go to Wimbledon and Euro.

Practice match to start from the 20th.

Sources have informed the agency that it is not a matter of concern before England’s Test series. Because all the players are fine, following the rules and all have to be tested regularly.

Let us tell you that the first Test match against England is to be played in the first week of August. Before that, from July 20, the Indian team has to play a county match, which will be a three-day practice match.

All the players of Team India were on a break since the final of the World Test Championship. All the players were in the UK during this time and were spending time with their families. The players had to gather in the camp before the five-match series against England.

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Tokyo Olympics: India is sending its biggest ever team of players

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India will send a 228-member team including 119 players to the Tokyo Olympics this time. Giving information, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra said that out of these players, 67 are male and 52 are female participants. Batra said, “The total number of Indian contingent for the Tokyo Olympics will be 228. There are 67 male players and 52 female players. We will challenge in 85 medal events.

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 For the first time in the Olympics, India will have the largest team of players who are going to play. 118 players took part in the Rio Olympics. He said, ‘On July 17, the first team from India to Tokyo will leave. There will be a total of 90 players and officials.

The Tokyo Olympics will begin from 23 July to 8 August. The entry of spectators is not allowed in the stadium during the games due to the pandemic. The Olympic Games will be held completely under emergency measures. This emergency will last till August 22.

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Four players and coaches of the Indian sailing contingent reached Tokyo on Tuesday. Sailing players practicing in different countries of Europe reached the capital of Japan from their practice site.

Tokyo Olympics: India is sending its biggest ever team of players
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These players have arrived here from Europe, so they will not have to face the stringent restrictions imposed on other players coming from India regarding Kovid-19. Boxing and shooting teams will also reach Tokyo from Italy and Croatia respectively. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will reach Tokyo from the US on July 15 or 16.

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Former cricketer Yashpal Sharma died, was part of 1983 world winning team India

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Former cricketer Yashpal Sharma died, was part of 1983 world winning team India

Yashpal Sharma, a former Indian cricketer and part of the 1983 world winning team, has passed away. He died on Tuesday morning due to a heart attack. Yashpal Sharma’s age was 66 years.

Yashpal Sharma made his Test debut against England at Lord’s in 1979, while playing his last Test match in 1983. He made his ODI debut in 1978 and played his last ODI match in 1985.

Former cricketer Yashpal Sharma died, was part of 1983 world winning team India
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Fellow players remembered Yashpal Sharma

Former Indian cricketer Madanlal, who played with Yashpal Sharma in the world winning team, said on the death of his teammate that he could not believe that this happened. We started the game from Punjab, then we played together in the World Cup.

Madanlal told that Kapil Dev and other members of the team have also been talked about, everyone is shocked by this news. Yashpal has left behind his wife, three children. Yashpal Sharma’s children study abroad. He has also been the national selector of the Indian cricket team.

Former cricketer Kirti Azad said that today our family is broken, Yashpal had set the agenda for 1983 World Cup victory. We had just met on June 25, then he was very happy. He was one of the fittest players in our team. According to Kirti Azad, when he returned from morning walk this morning, he had chest pain. After that he was taken to the hospital.

Former cricketer Yashpal Sharma died, was part of 1983 world winning team India
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An important part of the world winning team…

Yashpal Sharma played a total of 37 Test matches for India, in which he scored 1606 runs at an average of 34. At the same time, Yashpal scored 883 runs in a total of 42 ODIs.

Yashpal Sharma was an important part of the team that won the World Cup in the year 1983. Yashpal Sharma played a brilliant innings of 89 runs in the first match played against West Indies in the World Cup, in which Team India won. Apart from this, Yashpal also scored 61 runs in the semi-final, when India defeated England.

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Italy won the title by defeating England in the penalty shootout

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Italy won the title by defeating England in the penalty shootout

Italy has become the champion by defeating hosts England in the great match of UEFA Euro Cup. In the match that lasted till the penalty shootout, Italy defeated England to win the Euro Cup title. This is Italy’s first title win in the Euro Cup since 1968. England reached the final after 55 years, the dream of winning their first Euro Cup title was shattered.

Italy won the title by defeating England in the penalty shootout
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Earlier, in the 90-minute game, both the teams were tied at 1-1, after which 6 minutes of injury time was taken. Neither team could score in injury time, after which 30 minutes of extra time was played. Neither team could score in the extra time game. After the match was tied in extra time also, penalty shoot-out was resorted to for the result.

Italy defeated England in the penalty shoot-out. In the penalty shoot-out, Italy put the ball into the goal post three times out of five, while England players could do so only twice. Earlier, the beginning of the title match was exciting. After the start of the match at the historic Wembley Stadium, Luke Shaw scored a brilliant goal in the second minute to give England the lead. England, despite leading 1-0, did not lax throughout the match and praised the attacking game. By the end of the first half, England maintained their 1-0 lead over Italy.

In the first half, the Italian players also played aggressive football and put full emphasis to bring the match on par. From Tully’s side, Federico Keeza made a quick attack, also created some chances but missed the goal. At the start of the second half, experienced Italian defender Leonardo Bonucci scored in the 67th minute of the match to level the match at 1-1.

 Incinia took the strike on the corner given to Italy and Veerapatti tried to score by collecting a header. England’s goalkeeper Pickford stopped the ball from going into the goal post but the ball splintered and Bonucci took the opportunity to put the ball into the goal and leveled his team in the match. Bonucci, at 34 years 71 days, also became the oldest player to score in the final match in Euro Cup history.

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