India VS Sri Lanka T20I series:
- The eight players who were in close contact with Krunal Pandya tested negative for COVID-19, and they will be available for the second T20I(today).
- The Srilankan player, Bhanuka Rajapaksa ruled out from the series, due to injury. Charith Aslanka is doubtful for the second T20I as he suffering from a hamstring injury.
Former England Pacer Mike Hendrick passed away on Tuesday, at the age of 72.
Pakistan tour of West Indies:
Initially, it was five-match T20I series. Now after COVID affected the Australian series that CWI reduced one T20I game in the series against Pakistan.
Reacting to that former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq slammed PCB, WI for degrading Pakistan. He told that PCB itself was allowed to get degraded for accepting the proposal of CWI to reduce one match, further he recorded that one match could be reduced in the Australian series instead of reducing one game against Pakistan.
Captainship improved my performance-Babar Azam.
“I think it’s important to understand what is the captaincy. It’s all about on-field encouraging the players, when the bowlers get hit, you have to back them. Back the batsmen when the scores aren’t coming,” Babar Azam said, ahead of the first T20I fixture against West Indies.
Sachin Tendulkar funds a student to becoming a doctor
Sachin Tendulkar & his organization(Seva Sahyag Foundation) will be helping 19-year-old Dipti Vishvasrao to become a doctor by funding all her fees.
“I am thankful to Sachin Tendulkar Foundation for awarding me the scholarship. The scholarship has lightened all my financial burden which allows me to focus more on my studies. My lifelong dream of becoming a doctor is now moving forward to becoming a reality at Government Medical College, Akola. I promise I will work hard and one day I will be able to help other brilliant students for fulfilling their dreams just as Sachin Tendulkar Foundation helped me,” Dipti said.
She is from Zarye, the small village of Ratnagiri District of Maharastra.
The Hundred Game:
In men’s hundred games, Welsh fire won by 18 runs against Southern Brave, Johny Bairstow scored 72 runs from 39 balls to help his team to post 165 runs from 100 balls. In reply, souther brave could score 147 runs.
Southern brave women won by 8 wickets against welsh firewomen, Indian batter Smirti Mandhana scored unbeaten 61 runs from 39 balls, to claim player of the match award.
Dindigul Dragons won the game against Ruby Trichy Warriors by 5 wickets.