It was a very busy day in the sports world from Thursday to Friday morning. Many major incidents occurred. By defeating Pakistan in the Asia Cup, the Sri Lankan team secured their place in the final. Pakistan’s journey ended here. Secondly, ICC has released new ODI rankings. Whereby Team India benefited. Coming to other sports, India has added the names of 22 new athletes for the Asian Games. Let’s take a look together at 10 big news from such sports.
Top 10 news from the sports world
In the Asia Cup Super 4, Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by two wickets in a thrilling match. With this win, his team secured their place in the final. Pakistan’s journey ended in the Asia Cup. In this match, Sri Lanka achieved the target of 252 runs set by Pakistan on the last ball.
The 2023 Asia Cup final between India and Sri Lanka will be played in Colombo. This will be the 9th final in Asian Cup history between the two teams. So far, India has played 10 finals and Sri Lanka 12 finals in the Asia Cup.
Kusal Mendis at the top
Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Kusal Mendis is the leading run-scorer in the 2023 Asia Cup. After an innings of 91 runs against Pakistan, Mendis has scored 253 runs in the 2023 Asia Cup.
The Super 4 round-robin match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka took place in the Asia Cup on Thursday. Sri Lanka won this game by two wickets but in the meantime their team suffered a big defeat. In fact, Sri Lanka’s star spinner Mahish Tikshina got injured in the 34th over of that game. He will be scanned today.
In the match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan, Pakistan were defeated by two wickets. Furthermore, his team also lost the match against India by 228 runs. Due to these two consecutive defeats, Pakistan slipped from first to third place in the ICC ODI rankings. Team India has received the results of its outstanding performance in the Asia Cup. The Indian team has now moved up from third to second place.
The match between India and Bangladesh today (September 15) will be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Bangladesh have lost both their Super 4 games and the team is already out of the race for the final. On the other hand, Team India under the leadership of Rohit Sharma has already qualified for the final of the 2023 Asia Cup.
Nat Savior Brunt, the No. 1 batsman and all-rounder, played a brilliant innings in her 100th ODI match. Net Savior Brunt scored 120 runs in 74 balls, hitting 18 fours and a long six. He scored a century in just 66 balls. She is the player to score the fastest century goal for England. Furthermore, she is the first player to score in the 100th ODI match.
Tickets for the final and semi-finals of the ODI World Cup are on sale from today
The ODI World Cup is scheduled to be played in India this year. Tickets for the two semi-finals and the final of this tournament are available from today. We tell you that the final will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The semi-finals will be played in Mumbai and Kolkata.
Asian Games 2023 The Indian men’s and women’s cricket teams will play straight into the quarterfinals at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. The cricket schedule for the 2023 Asian Games has been announced. The Indian cricket team will take part in the Asian Games for the first time. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have already qualified for the quarter-finals based on their rankings. Team India will play its first match at the 2023 Asian Games on October 3.
New athletes accepted for Asian Games
The Sports Ministry on Thursday released the new list of the Indian contingent for the upcoming Asian Games. 22 new players were added and 25 people changed, including athletes, coaches and supervisors. Now, 655 players from India will take part in the Asian Games, which will be held in Hangzhou, China from September 23 to October 8.