Sports Top 10 News: Today is going to be a very special day for Indian cricket fans. Today the final match of Under-19 World Cup 2024 will be played between the teams of India and Australia. This is the third time when the teams of India and Australia will face each other in the final of the Under-19 World Cup. At the same time, the final match of South African League SA20 was played between Sunrisers Eastern Cape and Durban Super Giants. Sunrisers Eastern Cape won this match.
Under-19 World Cup final match between India and Australia
The final match of the Under-19 World Cup will be played between the teams of India and Australia at the Sahara Park Willowmoor Cricket Stadium in South Africa, which will start at 1:30 pm Indian time. Under the leadership of Uday Saharan, the Indian team has not lost a single match in this tournament so far.
India’s excellent record against Australia in the final
Both the teams faced each other for the first time in the year 2012 in the final of the Under-19 World Cup. In this season, the command of Team India was in the hands of Unmukt Chand. The Indian team won this match by 6 wickets. At the same time, the two teams met for the second time in the final in the year 2018. This time Team India was captained by Prithvi Shaw. In this match, Team India defeated Australia by 8 wickets. Now both the teams are ready to face each other in the final for the third time.
Sunrisers won the SA20 League title for the second consecutive time
Sunrisers Eastern Cape defeated Durban Super Giants to win the second season of the South African League SA20. Sunrisers Eastern Cape captured the trophy for the second consecutive time. In the final match, Sunrisers Eastern Cape, after winning the toss and batting first, scored 204 runs at the loss of 3 wickets. Chasing this score, the entire Durban team was limited to just 115 runs in 17 overs.
This player’s pain over not getting a place in Team India
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the team for the last three matches of the Test series against England. The name of fast bowler Umesh Yadav is not included in this team. Umesh Yadav has been out of the team for quite some time. But he has performed brilliantly in domestic cricket in recent times. Even after this he has not returned to the Indian team. Meanwhile, after the announcement of the squad, he wrote on his Instagram story that stories do not end just because the dust gathers on the books. This post of his is now becoming quite viral.
This strong player joined Gujarat Giants team before WPL 2024
25-year-old Australian women’s team all-rounder Lauren Cheatley was bought by Gujarat Giants for Rs 30 lakh during the auction, but due to injury, Cheatley will not be seen playing in the upcoming WPL season. In such a situation, Gujarat Giants team has included New Zealand team star fast bowler Lee Tahuhu. Tahuhu has the experience of playing 80 T20 and 93 ODI international matches. Tahuhu has taken 78 and 109 wickets in this.
Lucknow Super Giants announces replacement of Mark Wood
Even though the schedule for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League has not been announced yet, but before that, Lucknow Super Giants have suffered a big blow, in which England fast bowler Mark Wood will not be seen playing. In his place, the franchise has made West Indies fast bowler Shamar Joseph a part of its team.
This happened for the first time in Virat Kohli’s career.
Virat Kohli is going to miss a Test series for the first time in his 13-year long Test career. Due to personal reasons, he has decided to stay out of the last three matches of the series against England. Although earlier it was expected that Virat Kohli would join Team India’s squad for the remaining three matches, but it could not happen.
These two players were dropped from England series without playing the match
Fast bowler Avesh Khan and spinner Saurabh Kumar have not been included in the team for the last three matches of the series against England. Saurabh Kumar was included in the team in place of Ravindra Jadeja for the second match of the series, but he did not get a chance to debut and now he has been dropped from the team. At the same time, Avesh Khan was included in the squad for the first two matches of the series. He also did not get a place in the playing 11.
Patna Pirates beat U Mumba
Patna Pirates put up a spectacular performance and took a strong step towards making it to the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) playoffs by defeating U Mumba 44-23 on Saturday. With this win, Patna Pirates team has reached fourth place in the PKL points table. Patna team maintained its dominance from the beginning and was leading 19-10 till half time. Even after this, he did not show any laxity and won easily.
Indian hockey team defeated Spain 4-1 in FIH Pro League match
The Indian men’s hockey team defeated Spain 4-1 in the FIH Pro League match. Harmanpreet converted a penalty corner in the seventh minute and then scored on a penalty stroke in the 20th minute. Harmanpreet, playing his 199th match, has taken his number of goals to 150 on a penalty corner. Jugraj Singh also played well and scored the third goal for India by scoring a penalty corner in the 24th minute. Lalit Kumar Upadhyay ensured India’s easy victory by scoring a goal in the 50th minute. The only goal for Spain was scored by Mark Miralles on a penalty stroke in the 34th minute. India will play its next match against Netherlands on Sunday.
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