Sports Top 10 News: The final match of Under 19 ODI World Cup 2024 was played between India and Australia. The Australian team won this match and captured the trophy for the fourth time. At the same time, a star player has been dropped from the Test series being played between India and England. This player was injured during the first match of the series. In such a situation, let us look together at the 10 big news of the sports world.
Team India’s defeat in the final of Under-19 World Cup
In the final of Under-19 World Cup 2024, the Australian team defeated India by 79 runs. In this match, the bowlers and batsmen performed amazingly for Australia. In this match, the Australian team had given the target of 254 runs to the Indian team, in response to which the Indian team was all out for 174 runs. Like the Indian team, no player could touch the 50-run mark.
Australia changed the history of Under-19 World Cup final
Before the Under-19 World Cup 2024 final, there were a total of two final matches in the Under-19 World Cup between India and Australia, in which the Indian team won both times. Then the Indian team had defeated Australia by 6 wickets in the year 2012 and by 8 wickets in the year 2018. But this time the Australian team changed history. Australia defeated India in the final of the Under-19 World Cup for the first time.
Big record of Indian captain Uday Saharan
The command of Team India in the Under-19 World Cup 2024 was in the hands of Uday Saharan. Uday Saharan was very successful as a batsman in this tournament. He scored 397 runs in 7 matches with an impressive average of 56.71. During this, Uday Saharan played one century and three half-century innings and was the top scorer of the Under-19 World Cup 2024. The special thing is that he is the first captain of India who has become the top scorer of this tournament.
Kwena Mafaka became player of the tournament
The Player of the Tournament award for the Under-19 World Cup 2024 was given to South African team’s fast bowler Kwena Mafaka, who took the most wickets. 9 players were shortlisted by ICC for this award, in which maximum 3 players were included from Team India and one of them was captain Uday Saharan, who was the highest run-scorer in this Under-19 World Cup. are. However, in the end Mafaka was successful in winning this award. On the basis of his bowling, Mafaka took a total of 21 wickets in 6 matches at an average of 9.71, out of which he also managed to take 5 wickets 3 times.
Star player out of test series
Test series is being played between India and England. The England team has suffered a big setback during this series. Star bowler Jack Leach is out of this series. Due to injury he had to be out of the remaining matches of the series. Let us tell you that he got injured during the first match. Jack Leach could not play the second match also due to injury.
Rohit Sharma’s first test in Rajkot
Indian team captain Rohit Sharma has played 56 test matches so far. But he has not yet played a single test match at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. In such a situation, the third Test match to be played between India and England will be Rohit Sharma’s first Test match in Rajkot. Although he has played ODI and T20 matches for India on this ground.
Sri Lanka takes unassailable lead in ODI series against Afghanistan
Sri Lanka has taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in this series by winning the second match of the three-match ODI series against Afghanistan by 155 runs. The Afghan team had a target of 309 runs in this match but they failed by scoring 153 runs.
Glenn Maxwell scored 5th T20I century
Australia’s star all-rounder Glenn Maxwell equaled Rohit Sharma’s world record by scoring a explosive century in the second T20 match played between Australia and West Indies at Adelaide Oval. Maxwell completed his 5th T20 century by scoring a century in 50 balls. With this, Glenn Maxwell has come on par with Rohit Sharma in terms of scoring most centuries in T20 International. Both Rohit Sharma and Glenn Maxwell now have a total of five centuries each.
India hockey team defeated Netherlands
On the strength of the brilliant play of experienced goalkeeper PR Sreejesh, the Indian hockey team registered its second consecutive win by defeating world number one team Netherlands 4-2 in the penalty shootout in the FIH Pro League on Sunday. Sreejesh made three saves in the shootout and thus played a key role in helping India get two bonus points. Netherlands got one point from this match. Both the teams were tied at 2-2 in the stipulated time. After this penalty shootout was resorted to.
Puneri Paltan in PKL semi-finals
Puneri Paltan continued their stellar performance by defeating Tamil Thalaivas 56-29 to enter the semi-finals of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL). The Pune team maintained dominance from the beginning and did not give Tamil Thalaivas a chance to make a comeback at any point of time. He had gained a lead of six points in the third minute of the game itself. Puneri Paltan soon thereafter got the first all out, taking their lead to 12-2. He continued his good performance in the second half as well and ensured his big win by scoring another all out.
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