Top 10 Sports News: Big news of October 21 related to the sports world.
Top 10 Sports News: Bangladesh and Scotland team have qualified for Super-12 in T20 World Cup. PV Sindhu has reached the quarterfinals of Denmark Open.
New Delhi. Scotland qualified for the Super 12 of Group B after beating Oman by 8 wickets in their third match of the ICC T20 World Cup, thanks to a stellar performance. In Group B, Scotland finished first with six points from three wins and Bangladesh came second with four points. Scotland thus secured a place in Group Two of the Super 12 which includes teams from India, Pakistan, New Zealand and Afghanistan while another team will join Group A (second place). Bangladesh finished second in Group B to make it to Group One of the Super 12, which includes teams from Australia, England, South Africa and West Indies. The top team in Group A will be its sixth team.
Bangladesh has qualified for the Super-12, leaving behind the first time it got in the T20 World Cup. The team defeated PNG by 84 runs in their last match of Group-B (T20 World Cup 2021). This is the biggest win in the history of the World Cup in terms of the team’s runs.
Scotland continues to perform well in the T20 World Cup. The team qualified for Super-12 by defeating Oman by 8 wickets in their third match of Group-B of the qualifying round (T20 World Cup 2021). This is also the hat-trick victory of the team.
India’s two-time Olympic medalist star player PV Sindhu defeated Busanan Ongbamrungphan of Thailand in a three-game match to reach the quarter-finals of the Denmark Open Super 1000 badminton tournament.
Former Australia legend Brett Lee believes that this time India is the strongest contender to become the champion in the T20 World Cup. Lee expressed hope that batsman Lokesh Rahul and fast bowler Mohammed Shami will do well.
The Cricket Board of India (BCCI) may earn $5 billion from the broadcast (TV and digital) rights of the IPL in the next five-year cycle (2023-2027). Star India holds the broadcast rights for the IPL for the 2018 to 2022 cycle. Its ‘valuation’ at that time was around $2.5 billion, but in the next cycle this amount is expected to double (about Rs 36,000 crore).
New Zealand head coach Gary Stead has revealed that captain Kane Williamson may miss some matches of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 due to an elbow injury.
Manchester United, the world’s most popular football club and team of Cristiano Ronaldo, may enter IPL 2022. Actually, 2 new teams will debut in IPL 2022 and the Glazer family, owner of Manchester United, has shown their interest in the new franchise.
England’s aggressive opener Jason Roy said that it is shameful that Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer are not in the team in the T20 World Cup. However, Roy also said that there is enough depth in the England team to perform well.
Portugal’s star player Cristiano Ronaldo scored a winning goal in the 81st minute as Manchester United beat Atlanta 3-2 in the Champions League football match.
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has returned to training after winning and celebrating the historic gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. On 7 August, Neeraj achieved the historic feat in Tokyo and since then he was on a break. He became the first Indian to win a medal in athletics and the second Indian to win an Olympic gold medal in Tokyo.