BCCI-Team Squad

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BCCI Announces 15-Members Squad For ICC T20 World Cup Next Month

The BCCI announced its squad for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022, scheduled to be held in Australia in October. The squad of 15 members will be led by Rohit Sharma (Captain). KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh are Indian… read-more

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 12:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: ICC Men's T20, World Cup, Australia, BCCI, Cricket

Street Child Cricket World Cup

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India To Host Street Child Cricket World Cup In 2023

India will be hosting the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023. The ten-day event, being conducted by Street Child United and Save the Children India, would be held in September next year. Twenty-two teams from 16 different countries would be partaking in the sports tournament. This is the second installment of the event for street children, which was first held in 2019 in England.

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 03:35 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: sports, Cricket, World Cup, Street Child Cricket World Cup, tournament

Courtesy: ANI

Mithali Raj

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Mithali Raj Becomes 1st Woman Cricketer To Play In 6 ODI World Cups

Indian Cricketer Mithali Raj became the third cricketer and first woman in the men & women category, to play in six ODI World Cups. Prior to Mithali,  Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Javed Miandad were the ones to play six ODI World Cup. Notably, Mithali made this record while playing against Pakistan in the ongoing Women's World Cup in Mount Maunganui.

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 04:45 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: sports, mitali raj, new record, Cricket, World Cup

Courtesy: Zee News

Chris Gayle.

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Chris Gayle Debunks Retirement Rumours; Wants Last Match In Jamaica

Ending all the speculations about his retirement, popular West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle clarified saying he has no plan to get retirement from international cricket. Gayle added that he wants to play another T20 World Cup. On his gesture of retirement, Gayle said, ''I was just having some fun... with the fans in the stand.'' However, Gayle also said he wants to play his last game in Jamaica. 

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 02:22 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: retirement, World Cup, West Indies, Universe Boss, Jamaica

Courtesy: Times Now

Hockey Ground

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Men's Hockey Junior World Cup To Be Held Without Spectators

Hockey India and FIH have jointly decided to hold the FIH Odisha men's Hockey Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 without the presence of spectators, starting from November 24. The decision was taken to avoid the crowd amid the menace of Covid-19 infection. Reportedly, 16 teams from different countries will fight for the title. The classification matches will start on November 30 and the final is scheduled for December 5. 

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 09:04 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Hockey India, World Cup, Bhubaneswar, Spectators

Courtesy: ANI

Cristiano Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo Scores Hattrick Against Luxembourg In World Cup Qualifiers

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in the World Cup Qualifiers match between Portugal and Luxembourg. The 36-year-old now has the maximum goals scored against any other country. In the World Cup Qualifiers, Portugal defeated their opponent by 5-0. Ronaldo's hat trick against Luxembourg brings his Portugal career goal record to 115, with 16 coming on penalty kicks and 36 in World Cup qualification.

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 03:20 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Football, Cristiano Ronaldo, World Cup, luxembourg, hattrick

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Neymar Hints Retirement After Qatar World Cup Next Year

Brazilian star footballer Neymar stated that next year's World Cup in Qatar may be his last. The 29-year-old striker made the remarks in the DAZN-produced-documentary "Neymar & The Line Of Kings." On October 10, part of the story was posted on the channel's Twitter account. “I am facing it like the last World-Cup because I don't know whether I will be able to, mentally, to endure more soccer,” said Neymar.

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 12:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Neymar Jr., Football, Brazil, World Cup

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Ukraine and Finland

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Ukraine Defeats Finland 2-1 In World Cup Qualifier, Grabs 2nd Position

Ukraine defeated Finland 2-1 in a World Cup qualifier on October 9 owing to the goals from Andriy Yarmolenko and Roman Yaremchuk. Teemu Pukki of Norwich City evened up for Finland in the 29th minute, but Ukraine took back the lead minutes later. Ukraine has moved into the second position in Group D, eight points behind France, followed by 12 points. Finland leads Kazakhstan by five points.

Sun, 10 Oct 2021 - 10:51 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Football, World Cup, Ukraine, Finland

Courtesy: The Times of India

Argentine footballer Lionel Messi and Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior

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Brazil & Argentina's Road To World Cup Qualifiers Narrows Down

The recent match between Brazil and Argentina in Sao Paulo was called-off soon after a Brazilian health-inspector entered the field to remove four Argentina-players who he believed should be quarantined under COVID-19 regulations. Both teams won their second games of the international-window to qualify for Qatar. The teams will reportedly try to avoid any disruptions when the World Cup qualification starts on October 7 across South America.… read-more

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 10:01 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: World Cup, Brazil, Argentina, south america, Football

Courtesy: The Hindu

Deepika Kumari And Atanu Das

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Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das Loses Bronze Medal Archery Match In WC Final

India's archery players, Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari lost bronze medal matches at the world cup final in Yankton (USA). The pair battled in frigid circumstances due to the lack of an Indian recurve instructor on October 1. Das was beaten 6-0 by defending Olympic champion Mete Gazoz of Turkey in a one-sided bronze playoff. He also stepped up as Deepika's coach after she lost against Michelle Kroppen.

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 03:54 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Deepika Kumari, atanu das, Archery, World Cup, India

Courtesy: Hindustan Times