Current Affairs: Sports
Kohli becomes number one in Test rankings with 922 points in the latest batsmen’s ranking released. Kane Williamson from New Zealand banged the second position with 913 points. Cheteshwar Pujara at the third place with 881 points.
Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is the only person to represent India in both chess and cricket. He was the U-12 national champion in 2002 and also represented India U-16 at World Youth Chess Championship.
Former Barcelona Captain Andres Iniesta named the latest La Liga Icon. He is currently playing for Japan’s J1 League.
Indian boxers Deepak Singh, Ashish Kumar, Brijesh Yadav, Nikhat Zareen, Manisha Moun, Manju Rani, and Bhagyabati Kachari have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Thailand Open.
Indian Table Tennis players Harmeet Desai and Ayhika Mukherjee won the men’s and women’s singles titles at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at Cuttack on Monday.
Hima Das has won 5 gold medals in just 3 weeks, 4 in 200m and 1 in 400m. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to twitter to congratulate her.