Few final fixtures were played out today. India was playing two of them one in Football and the other in women’s cricket. Several other sports are also being played out today. With football world cup approaching in four days time. All the teams participating in the tournament have already started to board flights to Russia.
India Women’s loose 1st Final after playing six consecutive final in Asia cup.
Bangladesh Women again came on top to beat the Indian Women in the final of Asia Cup which was going on in Malaysia. The game was an absolute thriller and went on till the death. Bangladesh Women won the toss and invited India to bat.
India women lost wickets at regular intervals but thanks to the skipper who scored a half-century to put India in a comfortable position. Bangladesh needed 113 to win the Asia cup to which they started superbly only to lose two consecutive wickets in 7th over. Due to the low target and some good batting by Bangladeshi they came on top to become the 1st country other than India to win the Asia cup.
Scotland Vs England, Only ODI
In the men’s cricket Scotland are playing against England in an ODI where Scotland scored 371 for the loss of 5 wickets thanks to Calum MacLeod 140* and half-centuries from skipper and George Munsey. Jonny Bairstow scored a century in no time to give England an upper hand in the contest. Currently, England is struggling with 347/ still required another 24 runs in 24 balls.
Windies vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test
Just after the lunch break on the final day of the test match Windies bowled out Sri Lanka on 226 to win the 1st test match by 226 runs. For winning Sri Lanka need 453, to which Lankan started of to a good start with 175-3, on the end of day-4. Sri Lanka could have sensed some hope, but only that hope to demolish and to fall their last seven wickets by adding just 51 runs. Windies played out Sri Lanka in all the department of the game.
Intercontinental Cup Final:
Kenya beat Chinese Taipei 4-0 to book a place in Final against India, in Mumbai. India started well with opening the scoring in just 10th minute through a dead ball. It was Sunil Chettri again in the 28th minute to double the India lead.
India was 2-0 up till the break, and that was enough for India and Sunil Chettri to win the Intercontinental Cup. Kenya came back stronger in the 2nd half, but thanks to the top class save from the Gurpreet Sandhu’s for denying twice. Sunil Chettri also became the joint 2 top goal scorer in International football with 64 goals in the list of active footballers.
With less than 100 hours for Football world cup to kick off in Russia. All the teams are getting ready and have started landing in Russia. In the friendly’s played out today Spain win unconvincingly to Tunisia, USA played out the 1-all draw with France. Neymar led Brazil in their final warm-up game won 3 – 0 against Austria.
Rafel Nadal played out Dominic Thiem in the final of French Open to win in the straight set. Nadal played 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 to win the french open for the record 11th time. Thiem, the Austrian was never in the game, he played out some good game, but the experience of Nadal was more than enough for the 24-year-old Thiem.