Sports lovers will have no free time in the year 2022, from the FIFA World Cup to the T20 World Cup they will be delighted

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Sports lovers will have no free time in the year 2022, from the FIFA World Cup to the T20 World Cup they will be delighted

New Delhi. In the midst of the Corona epidemic, the new year has begun and sports fans are preparing once again to support their favorite players and teams. This year many major sporting events will be organized around the world, including tournaments such as the FIFA World Cup and the T20 World Cup. Let’s take a look at the big sporting events of the year 2022 that India and the world are eagerly awaiting.

Cricket:-

South Africa India Tour (Dec 26 – Jan 23): An exciting series of tests is underway in which India has gotten off to a winning start by winning the first test. The three-match test series will be followed by the same number of ODIs in which KL Rahul will have a chance to lead the Indian team for the first time. Rahul has been named captain after Rohit Sharma was ruled out due to a hamstring injury.

ICC U19 Men’s World Cup ODI West Indies (Jan 15-Feb 5): Delhi batsman Yash Dhull leads India’s under-19 team as they seek to win a fifth title. 16 teams will compete for the title in this higher category tournament and a total of 48 matches will be played.

ICC Women’s ODI World Cup in New Zealand (March 4-April 3): India will be among the contenders for the title in this prestigious competition that has been postponed for a year due to the pandemic. Indian captain Mithali Raj, 39, would like to end her illustrious career with a title at this tournament.

ICC Men’s World Cup T20 in Australia (October 16 to November 13): Just a year after Australia became world champion for the first time in the T20 format, the team will have a chance to defend the title at home. This will be an opportunity for the Indian team to get over the disappointment of a first round start last year.

other sporting events

Winter Olympics in Beijing, China (February 4-20): The Games, which have been in political controversy due to China’s tarnished image of human rights, have already been diplomatically boycotted by major countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom. Players, however, will have to focus on their performance rather than the political turmoil that takes place outside of games. India has never won a medal in these games. India will be looking at ski player Arif Khan, who came to slalom and giant slalom as the first Indian to qualify in both events.

Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England (July 28-August 8): The Commonwealth Games are a successful sport in terms of medals for Indian athletes, but this time the country’s medal count may go down as shooting is not part of these games. It remains to be seen how India deals with the absence of the sport, which has won a total of 135 medals, including 63 gold medals for the country since its debut in 1966.

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Asian Games in Hangzhou, China (September 10-25): India had its best performance at the 2018 Games and after a stellar performance at the Olympics, India’s performance at these Games is expected to improve.

Football:-

AFC Women’s Asian Cup in India (Jan 20-Feb 6): This will be a big step for Indian women’s football as the country will have the opportunity to host the main regional event for the first time since 1979. India She has been runner-up in this competition in 1979 and 1983 and will try to draw inspiration from this performance.

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India (11-30 October): Another important tournament for women’s soccer in the country. It was to be held in 2021, but had to be postponed due to Kovid-19. Spain is the defending champion and India will look to an impressive performance in the tournament to benefit the sport in the country.

FIFA Men’s World Cup in Qatar: (November 21 to December 18): The first World Cup to be played in Arab countries will be played in winter due to the unbearable heat in Qatar. Due to the heat, it is not possible to organize the competition during the regular hours of June-July. The tournament has faced allegations of corruption in the bidding process and the work environment of workers involved in infrastructure development.

Athletics: IAAF World Championships in Eugen, USA (July 15-24): Another major event postponed for this year due to the pandemic. Anju Bobby George is the only Indian athlete to win a medal in this event with a bronze in the long jump in 2003 and India hopes to win another historic medal this year with Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra.

Hockey: FIH Men’s World Cup in Spain and the Netherlands: The Indian women’s hockey team impressed everyone with a fourth place finish at the Tokyo Olympics. Rani Rampal and her teammates would like to carry on this positive performance. The team’s best performance at the World Cup was in 1974 when the team finished fourth. The team had finished eighth in the last tournament held in England.

Swimming: FINA World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka, Japan (May 1 to 29): Swimming, diving, open water swimming, artistic swimming and water polo are the main competitions held every two years. India’s claim for medals is not very strong but the country’s players will come with the intention of improving their performance.

(With bhasha tickets)

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