World No. one T20I batter, Suryakumar Yadav broke the record for taking the least innings by an Indian batter to smash 100 sixes in T20s. SKY broke the record on Tuesday against West Indies as India picked up a 7-wicket win. Notably, Yadav put up a match-winning show in the 3rd T20I by smashing 83 runs in 44 balls which includes 10 fours and 4 sixes.
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Former India captain Virat Kohli became the second player to score 16,000 runs in white-ball international cricket. Kohli reached this landmark during the third T20I against Australia in Hyderabad, in which Kohli was ‘Chase Master’ in full flow. In the match, Virat Kohli struck 63 runs in 48 balls, consisting of three fours and four sixes. Prior to Virat, Sachin Tendulkar was first to score 16,0000-runs in white-ball international cricket.… read-more
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Experienced hockey midfielder Namita Toppo, who has played more than 150 international matches after making her senior India debut in 2012, announced her retirement. On September 15, Toppo took to social media and decided to retire from her hockey career. The 27-year-old Toppo, hailing from Sundargarh District of Odisha, was part of the Indian team that won bronze and silver medals in the 2014 and 2018 Asian Games respectively.
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Indian shuttler PV Sindhu ruled out from World Championship amid stress fracture. After performing in the Commonwealth Games 2022, and bagging Gold Medal for India, Sindhu gave an update regarding the injury in her foot and confirmed her non-participation in the World Championship. "The pain was unbearable during and post the finals," said PV Sindhu in an Instagram post. Furthermore, the championship is to begin August 21 to August 28.
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Indian Cricketer Shafali Verma (17) regained the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council T20I Batting Rankings for Women on January 25, after replacing Australia's Beth Mooney, while India's Smriti Mandana slipped to No.4. Both Shafali and Smriti will appear in New Zealand in the upcoming series on February. Shafali Verma appeared last time in T20I cricket in October 2021, when she was in great form in the Big-Bash League.
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Tennis star Sania Mirza announced her retirement, on January 19. After her recent defeat at Australian Open 2022 in women's double event, Mirza said, she will be playing her last match in 2022 end and will bid goodbye to tennis. "The energy is not the same anymore," said Mirza. Notably, Sania Mirza is former World No. 1 player in doubles and first Indian to win Grand Slam.
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