Sports Top 10: After showing brilliant performance in the league stage in the ODI World Cup 2023, the Indian team now reached Mumbai on 13 November to play the semi-final match. Team India will clash with New Zealand here at Wankhede Stadium. Understanding the importance of this match, Indian team head coach Rahul Dravid went to the stadium and inspected the pitch. After Pakistan’s very poor performance in the World Cup, the team’s bowling coach Morne Morkel has resigned from his post. Let us know, 10 big news of sports.
Indian team’s coaching staff inspected the pitch of Wankhede Stadium.
Team India reached Mumbai on 13 November to play the semi-final match against New Zealand in the World Cup 2023. After this all the players decided to go to the hotel and rest. Along with head coach Rahul Dravid, other members of the coaching staff reached Wankhede Stadium. Here he inspected the pitch on which the semi-final match is to be played.
There will be pressure in the semi-final match
Indian team coach Rahul Dravid has given a big statement regarding the semi-final match against New Zealand. He said that this is not a normal match, it will be a knockout match and there is definitely pressure in it. However, we will not make any changes in our way of playing.
ICC announced match officials
ICC has announced the match officials for both the semi-final matches of ODI World Cup 2023. Rod Tucker of Australia and Richard Illingworth of England will be the on-field umpires in the semi-final match between India and New Zealand. At the same time, in this match, the third umpire will be Joel Wilson and the fourth umpire will be Adrian Holdstock and the match referee will be Andy Pycraft.
Semi-finals and final will not be canceled due to rain
ICC has announced to keep reserve days for both the semi-final and final matches. In such a situation, if rain interferes in any of these three matches, then the match will not be canceled and it will be completed on the reserve day. If there is rain on both the days in the semi-final matches, then the team which is on top in the points table will enter the final.
Morne Morkel resigns from the post of Pakistan bowling coach
After the poor performance of the Pakistan team in the World Cup 2023, their bowling coach Morne Morkel has now resigned from his post. , Let us tell you that this time in the World Cup, the condition of Pakistani bowlers was very bad and they became the biggest reason for the defeat. Pakistan Cricket Board issued a press release and shared the information about Morkel’s resignation.
Sehwag and Diana Edulji inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
The International Cricket Council has included veteran former Indian team player Virender Sehwag and women’s player Diana Edulji in its Hall of Fame. Including these two greats, till now 9 Indian players have received this honor from the ICC. Apart from Sehwag and Edulji, former Sri Lankan player Arvind de Silva has been inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Mitchell Starc will not play the next World Cup
Australia team’s left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc has made it clear before the semi-final match against South Africa that this is the last ODI World Cup of his career. However, Starc said that he will not announce his decision to leave this format immediately after the end of this World Cup.
Afghanistan team received a warm welcome upon reaching the country
The Afghanistan team, which performed brilliantly in the ODI World Cup 2023, reached their country on 12 November. As soon as the Afghan players came out of Kabul airport, they were warmly welcomed by the fans there. Let us tell you that on the basis of its excellent performance in the mega event, the Afghan team has qualified for the Champions Trophy to be held in the year 2025.
In a club cricket match in Australia, a bowler took 6 wickets in 6 balls.
A major feat of world cricket was witnessed in a club cricket match of the third division in Australia. In the match between Mudgeeraba Nerang & Districts and Surfers Paradise, Mudgeeraba Nerang team captain Gareth Morgan made a big record in professional cricket by taking 6 wickets in an over.
Our bowling attack is strong even after Henry’s departure – Lockie Ferguson
Regarding the semi-final match against India, New Zealand team’s fast bowler Lockie Ferguson has made it clear that despite the absence of Matt Henry, their fast bowling attack is still very strong. According to Ferguson, Tim Southee, who joined the playing eleven in place of Henry, is a very experienced player. He has captained in Test, T20 and ODI and this experience is very important, which will definitely benefit our team.
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