The International Football Association (FIFA) has sold 2.45 million tickets for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with less than 100 days until the start. Fans from Qatar, the United States, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates, France, Argentina, Brazil, and Germany purchased the most tickets. From November 20 to December 18, the Middle East and Arab nations will host the maiden FIFA World Cup.
India's U-19 cricket team beat defending champions Bangladesh in the quarter-finals of the ICC U-19 World Cup 2022 at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua on January 29. Now, it is to fight Australia in semi-finals. India chased the small target of 112 in just 30.5 overs with loss of five wickets.. Notably, Ravi Kumar of India took 3/14, while Vicky Ostwal finished with 2/25.
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Two plate ICC World Cup U-19 matches have been cancelled as nine players from team Canada tested positive for COVID-19. As per reports, the players were isolated soon after they turned positive, and their welfare will be monitored by the medical team of the event. Notably, plate play-off semifinal match of Canada and Scotland has been cancelled on January 29.
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After defeating the Sri Lankan team by four runs, Afghanistan is qualified for the Under-19 World Cup Semifinals. Afghanistan while batting first had scored only 134 runs, however, they defended the score as Sri Lanka failed to chase the target, and scored only 130 runs, which brought victory to Afghanistan. Notably, Afghanistan team has won two out of their three league games and will face England in the semifinals.
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Brazil became the first South American team to qualify in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on November 11. Brazil scored only one goal in the 72nd minute against Colombia, thanks to Lucas Paqueta. With this victory, Selecao now has 18 points ahead of fourth-placed Chile. Furthermore, the top four teams would directly qualify for the World Cup.… read-more