Updates From The Sports World

 

Mark Taylor Resigns

Former Australian test captain Mark Taylor quit as the director of Cricket Australia on November 5, 2018. He served on the board for 13 years.

SaarLorLux Open Super 100 Badminton Tournament

India’s Subhankar Dey claimed his first title of the year in Saarbrucken in Germany on November 4, 2018. He defeated British Rajiv Ouseph 21-11, 21-14 in the finals of the tournament.

India-West Indies First 20-20 International

India defeated West Indies by 5 wickets in the first 20-20 International at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on November 4, 2018.

Paris Masters Tennis Finals

Karen Khachanov of Russia claimed the title in men’s single by defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia 7-5, 6-4 on November 4, 2018.

India, West Indies One Day International

In the ongoing One Day International 5 match series between India and West Indies, both teams have secured a win each. The fourth ODI will be played in Mumbai on October 29, 2018.

M.S. Dhoni Dropped from the Next T20s

M.S. Dhoni will not be playing in the upcoming six T20s against West Indies and Australia. The announcement was made by the Chief Selector MSK Prasad on October 26, 2018.

National Sports Stadium for Differently-Abled

An announcement was made by the Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot about a stadium for differently-abled people to be set up in Meghalaya. The announcement came on October 25, 2018.

Virat Kohli Breaks Sachin Tendulkar’s Record

Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to score 10,000 runs in one-day international on October 24, 2018. Kohli has surpassed Sachin Tendulkar’s record of achieving the feat in 259 innings. The batsman achieved this feat in 205 innings while batting on 81 at the second ODI against West Indies in Visakhapatnam.


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