The Indian team gave England a target of 368 runs to the hosts in the fourth Test match of the series (IND vs ENG 4th Test). England started well and scored 77 runs without losing any wicket till the fourth day. In the Tokyo Paralympics, India made a record-breaking performance and won a total of 19 medals including 5 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze. Indian players entered the Paralympics 11 times before this but could win only 12 medals.
New Delhi. The Indian team gave England a target of 368 runs to the hosts in the fourth Test match of the series (IND vs ENG 4th Test). Chasing the target, England did not lose any wicket till the fourth day and scored 77 runs. India made a huge score of 466 runs in their second innings. India’s first innings was bowled out for 191 runs while England scored 290 runs to take a 99-run lead. On the last day of the Tokyo Paralympics, medals came in India’s share. Shuttler Krishna Nagar won the gold while Suhas L. Yetiraj got the silver. In these games, India performed record-breaking and won a total of 19 medals including 5 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze. Earlier, Indian players entered the Paralympic Games 11 times but were able to put only 12 medals in their bag.
Team India gave England a target of 368 runs in the fourth test match of the series. India scored 466 runs in their second innings, for which opener Rohit Sharma scored a century while Cheteshwar Pujara, Shardul Thakur, and Rishabh Pant scored half-centuries. By the end of the fourth day’s play, England did not lose any wicket while chasing the target and scored 77 runs in 32 overs. Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed gave the hosts a good start. Both have added 77 runs for the first wicket. At the time of stumps, Burns was playing 31 and Hameed 43 runs. Hameed has hit 6 fours in 85 balls while Burns has hit 2 fours in his restrained innings of 109 balls.
In Tokyo Paralympics shuttler Krishna Nagar created history by winning gold and Noida DM Suhas Yathiraj won the silver medal. In the SL6 class final, Krishna Nagar defeated Chu Man Kei of Hong Kong 21-17, 16-21, 21-17. Before Krishna, Suhas Yathiraj created history by winning the silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics in badminton. In the SL4 class final, Suhas Yathiraj missed out on the gold medal after losing to Lucas Mazur of France. Major defeated Suhas 15-21, 21-17, 21-15. Suhas, 38, the District Magistrate of Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida), has also become the first IAS officer to win a medal in the Paralympic Games. Earlier on Saturday, Indian shuttler Pramod Bhagat had won the gold medal in badminton singles SL-3 by performing amazingly.
Big news came before the start of the fourth day of the Oval Test between India and England. Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri was found to be Corona positive. After this, 3 other members of the support staff of the team have also been sent to isolation. This includes bowling coach B Arun, fielding coach R Sridhar, besides team’s physiotherapist Nitin Patel. The BCCI issued a statement giving information about this.
The BCCI issued a statement saying that the team’s head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun, fielding coach R Sridhar and team’s physiotherapist Nitin Petal have been isolated as a corona report of coach Shastri came positive last evening. After this, an RT-PCR test has been done for all. Until its report comes, none of these four will travel with the team. All the teams will remain isolated in the hotel.
New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 52 runs in the third T20. However, Bangladesh’s team is still ahead 2-1 in the five-match series. Playing first, New Zealand scored 128 runs for 5 wickets. In reply, the host Bangladesh team was reduced to just 76 runs. 8 batsmen could not touch the double figures. Earlier, Bangladesh had defeated Australia 4-1 in the 5-match T20 series. This series is being seen as a preparation before the T20 World Cup to be held in October-November.
India made a record-breaking performance at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. This time Indian players won a total of 19 medals including 5 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze. India ranked 24th in the medal tally. This is also his best performance. Earlier, Indian players had entered the Paralympic Games 11 times but could win only 12 medals. This time a record 54 athletes landed in Tokyo. So far in the overall Paralympics, India has got 31 medals including 9 gold, 12 silver, 10 bronze.
Veteran table tennis player Manika Batra has rubbished the claim of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) in which the national federation had said that the player had not been informed about the alleged match-fixing against national coach Soumyadeep Roy in March. Manika had alleged that national coach Roy had asked her to lose a match during the Olympic qualifiers in March. TTFI secretary Arun Banerjee has questioned the timing of Manika’s allegations against Roy. Responding to the TTFI’s show-cause notice, Manika vehemently denied that she had damaged the reputation of the game by refusing to seek Roy’s help. Manika Batra alleged that Roy had asked her to lose a match during the Olympic qualifiers in March and that is why she refused to take Roy’s help in the singles event at the Tokyo Olympics.
Serbian star Novak Djokovic advanced to the next round by defeating Kei Nishikori in the third round of the US Open. Djokovic made a comeback from Nishikori’s 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 win at Flushing Meadows to fulfill his career Grand Slam dream for the 14th time in a row. Took a strong step forward. He will now face the winner of the match between 20-year-old American wild card entrant Jenson Brooksby and 21st seed Aslan Karatsev.
Indian para-badminton player Krishna Nagar won the gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics. He said that he was in seventh heaven by participating in the Paralympic Games but winning a medal in it on Sunday is like a boon for him. Second seed Nagar defeated Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai in a thrilling three-game final in the men’s singles SH6 class. Nagar has a short stature disorder.
India’s oldest first-class cricketer Raghunath Ramchandra Chandorkar has passed away. He was 100 years old. According to his grandson and Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation commissioner Shravan Hardikar, he breathed his last in Ambernath. Raghunath was a right-handed batsman. He represented Maharashtra and Mumbai in 7 Ranji Trophy matches and scored 155 runs in first-class matches. Raghunath was the third first-class Indian cricketer to complete a century in life.
In the 16th match of CPL 2021 (CPL), Guyana Amazon Warriors defeated Barbados Royals by 9 wickets, thanks to the stormy century of Chanderpaul Hemraj. Losing the toss and opting to bat first, Barbados was all out after scoring 130 runs in the stipulated 20 overs. After this, Guyana opener Chandrapal Hemraj scored an unbeaten 105 runs in 56 balls with the help of 14 fours and five sixes. Thanks to Hemraj’s innings, Guyana won this match at the loss of one wicket in 14.2 overs.