Praveen Yadav | Jul 25, 2021 | 0
CRICKET WEEKLY – Chennai Eliminated, Kapil Dev discharged from hospital, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa win Pakistan National T20 Cup 2020, and much more exciting news from cricket
Cricket, often regarded as more of a religion than just a game, never ceases to amaze it’s viewers. This year in IPL, the OG, Chennai Super Kings, who’ve been known for their amazing record in the previous seasons of the game have been eliminated in the group stages.
It has been unlike any other Indian Premier League season for Chennai Super Kings. By this time around in the league stage, MS Dhoni’s men are most likely to find themselves just a step away from playoffs qualification, one they haven’t missed in any of their 10 IPL appearances, a feat only Chennai super kings have been recognized for. Yet, in a year that they call it 2020, CSK finds themselves in a spot of uncertainty. Some poor selection calls, lack of intent, and notable absentees have resulted in Chennai languishing at the bottom of the points table with seven defeats and three wins in their 10 matches.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa won the National T20 Cup 2020 after registering a 10-run win over Southern Punjab in the final in Rawalpindi on Sunday. Shan Masood’s side was confined to 196-8 in pursue of the 207-run target. Hussain Talat top-scored with 63 off 33 balls with six limits and three sixes to his name. He additionally put on a 74-run organization with Khushdil Shah. The movement couple of Shaheen Shah Afridi and Wahab Riaz took three wickets each. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in the wake of being shipped off the bat first, overseen 206-4 gratitude to half-hundreds of years by opening batsman Fakhar Zaman and veteran campaigner Shoaib Malik. The left-hander top-scored with 67 off 40 conveyances with the assistance of seven limits and three sixes. The accomplished all-rounder went unbeaten at 56 off 22 conveyances in the wake of hitting three fours and four maximums. He likewise put on a 51-run association with Mohammad Hafeez for the fourth wicket. Aamer Yamin, Zahid Mehmood and Muhammad Imran got a wicket each for Southern Punjab.
Sachin Tendulkar Says Jofra Archer’s Remarkable Aggression Is “Treat To Watch”. David Warner’s ongoing struggles against Jofra Archer have grabbed the eye of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar who feels a batsman “can’t do a lot” even with such singing movement, steep bob, and away from development. Toxophilite has excused Warner in both the matches this IPL season subsequent to disturbing the Australian with his conveyances. “Warner can’t do a lot, he needs to remain here (in his position) and afterward change the development, whatever occurs off the wicket, with his hands,” Tendulkar said in a video posted on Twitter.
Acting President Of Cricket South Africa Resigns With Immediate Effect. Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Sunday confirmed that Acting President, Beresford Williams has given over his resignation with prompt impact. The cricketing body likewise said that Williams left the post so as to serve cricket. “Acting President of CSA Beresford Williams has submitted his acquiescence with prompt impact. Williams said that he is profoundly energetic about cricket and in view of his adoration for the game, he has surrendered as this is the most ideal way he can right now serve cricket,” CSA explained on Twitter. CSA Members’ Council and Board individuals John Mogodi, Angelo Carolissen, Donovan May, and Tebogo Siko have likewise left the board, the cricketing body affirmed on Sunday. Nonetheless, each of the four individuals will stay an aspect of the Members Council.
WBBL: Brisbane Heat, Adelaide Strikers Make Winning Starts. Defending champions Brisbane Heat and a clinical Adelaide Strikers posted commanding victories as Australia’s Twenty20 women’s Big Bash League started Sunday on a wet Sydney day that caused havoc. Grace Harris (53) and Georgia Redmayne (37 not out) steered Heat past the Perth Scorchers’ 132 for seven with 18 balls to spare for a seven-wicket win. It was seen as an upset given the world’s top-ranked T20 batswoman Beth Mooney defected from Brisbane to a new-look Scorchers this season, seemingly weakening their chances of another title. South Africa’s Laura Wolvaardt was the Strikers’ hero, smashing an unbeaten 51 from 42 balls to power her side to an eight-wicket thrashing of the Hobart Hurricanes.
Kapil Dev Discharged From Hospital After Angioplasty. India’s first World Cup-winning skipper Kapil Dev was on Sunday released from a city clinic, two days subsequent to going through angioplasty following a cardiovascular failure. The 61-year-old grumbled of chest torment on Thursday following which he was taken to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute’s crisis office. He is doing fine at this point. “Mr. Kapil Dev got released today evening. He’s doing fine and can continue his ordinary day by day action soon. He’ll be under customary subsequent counsel with Dr. Atul Mathur,” the medical clinic said in an announcement.
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