Top 10 Sports News: Big news of October 13 related to the sports world.
Top 10 Sports News: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets in Qualifier 2. Now Kolkata will face Chennai in the final on 15 October.
New Delhi. Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Delhi Capitals on the strength of Rahul Tripathi’s six to make it to the IPL final where they will face Chennai Super Kings. Chasing 136 runs in the second qualifier in one of the most exciting matches of the current IPL season, KKR needed six runs from the last two balls with Ravichandran Ashwin in front. Ashwin was on a hat-trick after taking wickets in the third and fourth balls of this over but Tripathi smashed Delhi’s dream of winning the IPL for the first time with the fifth ball crossing the boundary. Shardul Thakur has replaced Axar Patel in the 15-man Indian team selected for the T20 World Cup. Akshar has been put in the list of reserve players.
In IPL Qualifier 2, KKR Delhi Capitals were restricted to 135 for five on the back of their bowlers led by Varun Chakraborty. In reply, KKR started well and at one point their score was 123 for one wicket but after that the bowlers returned Delhi to the match. KKR lost six wickets adding seven runs in 22 balls. Dinesh Karthik, captain Eoin Morgan, Shakib-ul-Hasan and Sunil Narine could not even open the account. Ashwin took two wickets in the last over to almost ensure Delhi’s victory but Tripathi’s six changed the whole story. KKR won this match by 3 wickets.
Now only a few days are left for the start of the T20 World Cup. The Indian team has made a big change on Wednesday for the T20 World Cup. Shardul Thakur, who is in excellent form in IPL 2021, has been included in the 15-man team of India. He has replaced Axar Patel.
Applications can be invited soon for the new coach of Team India. Coach Ravi Shastri’s tenure is ending after the T20 World Cup. However, no foreigner will be made a coach. Apart from Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan, VVS Laxman is also in the race for a new coach.
West Indies captain Kieron Pollard said that spinner Sunil Narine will not be included in the Caribbean team for the T20 World Cup despite a good performance for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in IPL 2021.
South African pacer Norkia says Avesh is a future star for India. Norkia told in an interview to News18 Hindi that he is emphasizing on learning Hindi nowadays.
Portugal’s star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo scored another hat-trick to give his team an easy victory in the World Cup football qualifiers.
The Indian men’s badminton team defeated Tahiti 5-0 to enter the quarter-finals of the Thomas Cup for the first time since 2010. India won the second match 5-0. Earlier on Sunday, he had defeated Netherlands by the same margin.
Famara Didio’s hat-trick helped Senegal beat Namibia 3-1 to advance to the final stage of the World Cup football tournament playoffs against Africa. Six hours later, Morocco also became the second team from Africa to make it to the playoffs. He defeated Guinea 4-1.
India’s star sprinter Hima Das has been found to be Corona positive. She had arrived in Patiala for training. But she has been found positive in the corona test conducted before that. Hima could not qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
In the Qualifier-2 match of IPL 2021, KKR leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy took 2 wickets. With this, he has 18 wickets in the current season. This is his best performance in IPL history. Varun is included in Team India for T20 World Cup.