India VS England 1st Test:

India got a healthy lead of 95 runs from the first innings, KL Rahul (84) and Ravindra Jadeja (56) helps India to pass the England score, after their dismissal, Indian tailenders contributed to getting the lead of 95 runs. Jasprit Bumrah who took the four wickets in the first Innings scored 28 runs with the bat.

At the end of the day, England scored 25 runs without losing a wicket. Still, they are 70 runs behind to get a lead.

Bangladesh VS Australia T20I series:

Bangladesh made history on Friday by winning a third T20I match against Australia. This is the first bilateral series win across the format for the host against the Australian team. 

Earlier, Bangladesh set a target of 128 runs for Australia. As the Bangladeshi bowlers were brilliant Australia could score 117 runs for the loss of wickets in 20 overs.

Bangladesh 127/9 (Mahmudullah 52, Ellis 3-34) beat Australia 117/4 (Marsh 51, Shoriful 2-29) by 10 runs.

It is regarded as one of the greatest series wins for Bangladesh in history. for Australia’s concern, this is their fifth straight T20 series defeat.

Mumbai set to tour Oman to play T20 matches against the Oman team ahead of the T20 world cup. The prime object of this is to get more practice for the hosting team in Oman. The domestic team of India is set to leave on August 19.

BCCI allows the bubble to bubble player transfer for IPL 2021, on Friday BCCI released the 46-page health advisory which states ” India VS England test series, CPL 2021, Sri Lanka vs South Africa series players can be transferred from bubble to bubble without serving a mandatory quarantine period”.

The Hundred Game:

Men’s

Trent Rockets won by 6 wickets against Welsh Fire.

WEF 139/8 (100) Glenn Phillips 50(35) W Riaz 4/30(20)

TRE 140/4 (90) Samit Patel 46(20) Q Ahmed 2/23(20)

Women’s

Trent Rockets women won by 4 wickets against Welsh Fire Women.

TREW 102 (100) H Matthews 28(32) S J Johnson 3/24(20)

WELW 103/6 (92) N Sciver 54(40) H Matthews 2/13(20)

TNPL

Chepauk Super Gillies won the match against Lyca Kovai Kings by 36 runs, Rajagopal Sathish won the man of the match for his knock of 64 runs for Super Gillies.

Birthday

Deepak Chahar, an Indian fast bowler, turns 28 today.

Greg Chappell, the former Australian player, turns 73 today.

Shahadat Hossain, Bangladesh fast bowler, turn 35 today.