Top 10 Sports News: Big news of October 6 related to the sports world.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (RCB vs SRH) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 runs on the last ball in the 52nd match of IPL-2021. Hyderabad scored 141 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs, after which Bangalore team could score 137 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. In this match, RCB pacer Harshal Patel became the highest wicket-taker Indian bowler in a season of the league.
New Delhi. In the 52nd match of IPL-2021, Sunrisers Hyderabad (RCB vs SRH) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore, captained by Virat Kohli, by 4 runs in a thrilling fashion. Hyderabad scored 141 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs, after which Bangalore team could score 137 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. RCB suffered its fifth defeat in 13 matches in the season but are at number three in the table with 16 points. In this match, RCB pacer Harshal Patel made a special name for himself and he became the highest wicket-taker Indian bowler in a season of the league. He left behind Team India’s star pacer Jasprit Bumrah. Harshal has now taken 29 wickets in the season. Earlier this record was in the name of Bumrah who took a total of 27 wickets in the last season.
Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 runs in the 52nd match of IPL-2021 in a thrilling fashion. Hyderabad scored 141 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs, after which Bangalore team could only score 137 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. In the last over of Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s innings, Bangalore needed 13 runs to win but in this over only 8 runs including a six were scored. RCB suffered its fifth defeat in 13 matches in the season while Hyderabad registered its third win in the same number of matches.
Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Harshal Patel made a record in IPL-2021 and became the highest wicket-taker Indian bowler in a season of the league so far. He left behind Team India’s star pacer Jasprit Bumrah. Harshal Patel achieved this feat in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Harshal took 3 wickets in this match. With this, a total of 29 wickets were taken in his 14th season. He has become the highest wicket-taker in the season with a purple cap on his head. He has also become the highest wicket-taker Indian bowler in a single season so far. Earlier this record was in the name of Bumrah who took a total of 27 wickets in the last season. At the same time, Bhuvneshwar Kumar took a total of 26 wickets in the 2017 season.
MSK Prasad, former chairman of the Indian selection committee, believes that India have included less than one fast bowler in their team for the T20 World Cup to be held this month. He is also a little worried about all-rounder Hardik Pandya not bowling in the current Indian Premier League (IPL-2021). The T20 World Cup will start from October 17 in the UAE and Oman, in which India are the main contenders for the title. Prasad said, ‘It is a fine team but I think there is one fast bowler in the team because we will play most of the matches in Dubai and Abu Dhabi so maybe another fast bowler would have been good. If we played more matches in Sharjah which was fine but there should have been a faster bowler and it is more important than Hardik not bowling, I think it is a bit of a concern.
India dominated the International Hockey Federation (FIH) annual awards. 5 players and head coaches of men’s and women’s teams bagged top prizes in various categories. Indian players and coaches dominated the FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21 due to the Indian men’s team’s historic bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games and the women’s team’s unmatched performance. Gurjit Kaur (Women) and Harmanpreet Singh (Men) bagged the Khiladi of the Year (Player of the Year) awards in their respective categories. Savita Poonia (Best Goalkeeper, Women), PR Sreejesh (Best Goalkeeper, Men), Sharmila Devi (Best Rising Star, Women) and Vivek Prasad (Best Rising Star, Men) as well as India women’s team coach Sord Marin and Men’s team head coach Graham Reid also topped with the most votes.
India’s T20 international captain Harmanpreet Kaur, who joined the team after missing out on the one-day Test against Australia and then the only day-night Test, said she would have to win the three-match T20I series against the hosts at any cost. The Indian women’s team lost the three-match ODI series 1-2, which was followed by a historic pink-ball Test draw. Harmanpreet could not play in both ODIs and Tests due to a thumb injury. Now she has recovered from this injury and is looking forward to end this tour by winning the T20 series.
The Indian football team’s confidence may have been dented after a 1-1 draw against Bangladesh’s 10-player team, but the team would be looking to recover from it soon and register a win in the second match of the SAFF Championship against Sri Lanka in Male. India suffered a disappointment in the previous match against Bangladesh, against whom they dominated most of the time and also took the lead thanks to captain Sunil Chhetri, which they should have registered a win, but it did not happen so that the Indian team Will be desperate to register the first win of the tournament. He has won a record 7 times against Sri Lanka.
Australia’s star batsman David Warner may be running in poor form right now but the captain of the ODI-T20 team Aaron Finch said that he will play only as an opener in the T20 World Cup. Warner hasn’t played any T20 internationals in over a year but Finch backed his opening partner. Due to poor form, Sunrisers Hyderabad has dropped him from the playing XI in this year’s IPL. Finch said, ‘Yeah, definitely he is one of the best players to have played for Australia. I have no doubt about his preparations, no doubt he would have loved to play for Hyderabad but I know he is still practicing. He will be ready to play.
West Indies captain Kieran Pollard has selected the top-5 players of the T20 format. Pollard has given place to only Mahendra Singh Dhoni from India in this team. Apart from Dhoni, Sri Lanka’s great fast bowlers, Lasith Malinga, West Indies’ Chris Gayle and Sunil Narine have also been included. The ICC T20 World Cup is going to start from October 17 in the hosting of Oman and United Arab Emirates (UAE). All the teams have also selected players for this global tournament. At present, many players are also trying their hands in IPL.
Germany released the logo of the 2024 European Football Championship (Euro) during an event here on Tuesday night. Only a few guests and media persons were invited to this event held at the Olympia Stadium in Berlin. Spectators were not allowed to attend the ceremony. The insignia is an outline of the Henri Delaunay Cup, outside which the roof of the Olympia Stadium is depicted in an oval shape. In this, the colors of the flag of 55 member countries of the European Football Association (UEFA) are shown. There are 24 panels around the trophy, which represent the 24 teams that will take part in the tournament in Germany.
Smile Foundation has joined hands with Tokyo Olympic silver medalist wrestler Ravi Dahiya for its educational initiative ‘Shiksha Na Ruke’. The aim of this initiative is to educate the underprivileged children. Ravi will work with the organization for children who do not have access to internet, laptops or smart phones. Under this campaign, Ravi Dahiya will visit different centers of the institution and will also meet the children. He will share his experiences with the children and encourage them to take up sports. He will also give suggestions to the children about making a career in sports.