Sports Top 10 News: Team India’s fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah benefited the most in the latest ICC Test rankings of the International Cricket Council. He became the number-1 bowler of the first innings test. He snatched the number-1 crown from his own teammate R Ashwin. At the same time, the second semi-final of Under-19 World Cup 2024 will be played today between Pakistan and Australia at Willowmoor Park, Benoni. In such a situation, let us look together at 10 big news from the sports world.
Bumrah becomes number 1 bowler of test
Jasprit Bumrah has become the number-1 bowler in the International Cricket Council’s latest ICC Test rankings with 881 rating points. At the same time, R Ashwin has moved from first to third position. His rating points are 841. Whereas, Kagiso Rabada remains at second place. On the other hand, Australian captain Pat Cummins has come at number four. His rating points are 828. Ravindra Jadeja, who did not play in the second Test against England due to injury, has suffered a loss in this ranking. He has come at number 8.
Bumrah became the first bowler in the world to do so
This is the first time that Jasprit Bumrah has become the number one bowler in Test. Before this he had achieved this feat in ODI and T20. With this he has also registered his name in the history of cricket. He has become the first bowler in the world to become number-1 in all three formats in his career. Before this, no bowler in the world could achieve this feat. On the other hand, Jasprit Bumrah has included his name in another list. He has become the second player from Asia after Virat Kohli to become number-1 in all three formats.
Rahul-Iyer gained in ICC ODI Rankings
Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul have gained in ICC ODI rankings. The last time these two players played for India was in the ODI series against South Africa. Shreyas Iyer has gained one place and has reached number 11. He has 689 rating points. At the same time, KL Rahul has also moved up one place to 16th position. He has 666 rating points.
Second semi-final of Under-19 World Cup 2024 today
The teams of Pakistan and Australia will face each other today (February 8) in the second semi-final of the Under-19 World Cup. Both the teams have performed well so far in the current tournament and have not lost a single match. Whichever team wins this match will compete with Team India in the final. This match will start at 1.30 pm Indian time.
Major reshuffle in WTC Points Table
Test series is being played between New Zealand and South Africa. The first match of this series was won by the Kiwi team i.e. New Zealand by 281 runs. With the victory in this match, he has reached the first position in the points table of WTC. With New Zealand coming on top, Team India and Australia have to face losses. Team India has now moved from second place to third. Whereas the Australian team moved from first place to second place.
Virat Kohli may be out of the third test also
The third Test match between India and England will be played on Rajkot grounds from 15 February. Star batsman Virat Kohli may remain out of this match. Virat Kohli had asked for a break from the first two Test matches against England due to personal reasons. According to reports, Kohli is certain to be out of the third and fourth test matches. There is also doubt over Kohli’s availability for the fifth Test. The selectors will consider this.
Ravindra Jadeja gave a big update on his injury.
Indian team’s star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was ruled out of the second Test against England due to injury. He suffered a hamstring injury in the first test match. Since then he is in the National Cricket Academy. Meanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja has shared his picture in his Instagram post, in which he is seen in a red T-shirt. In the caption of this post he has written that I am getting better. In such a situation, it is believed that he can return to Team India for the third test match.
South African women’s team did wonders
South Africa women’s team won the second match of the 3-match ODI series against Australia women’s team by 80 runs. This is the African Women’s team’s first win against Australia in this format. In the second ODI match of the series, South African women’s team, batting first, scored 229 runs at the loss of 6 wickets in 45 overs. After this, Australia Women’s team, while chasing the target, was limited to 149 runs in 29.3 overs.
What will be the return of Rishabh Pant in IPL 2024?
In the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League, all eyes are on the return of Delhi Capitals team player Rishabh Pant, who could not play last season due to being badly injured in a car accident. Now Ricky Ponting has also given a big update on his return. According to Ricky Ponting, Rishabh is confident that he can play the entire IPL 2024 season. But it is not certain whether he will be able to do wicketkeeping or not.
Indian women’s hockey team’s third consecutive defeat
The Indian women’s hockey team suffered a 0-3 defeat against world number three team Australia in the FIH Pro League 2023-24 being played at the Kalinga Stadium. This is the third consecutive defeat of the host team. Captain Grace Stewart (19th minute), Tatum Stewart (23rd minute) and Caitlin Nobbs (55th minute) scored goals for Australia.
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