Sports Current Affairs- July 6, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs- July 6, 2021

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Sports Current Affairs

1-Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia, ranked 75th in the world, advanced to her maiden Grand Slam quarterfinal.

2-The Indian team, which is currently on tour in Sri Lanka for a limited-overs series, played an intra-squad T20 encounter in Colombo on Monday, with Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s team defeating Shikhar Dhawan’s side.

3-Rashid Khan, an all-rounder, has been named captain of Afghanistan’s squad for the T20 World Cup, which will be held in the United Arab Emirates in October and November.

4-Mithali Raj’s three consecutive half-centuries in the three-match One-Day International series against England propelled her to the top of the ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings for the eighth time in her 22-year international career.

5-Concerned that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was in constant touch with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) about the Covid-19 instances.

6-The Tamil Nadu Athletic Association (TNAA) is optimistic, with five of its athletes making the Indian Olympic squad.

7-Bhawna Jat, who hails from Rajasthan’s Rajsamand area, will represent India in the 20km race walk event at the Tokyo Olympics.

Sports Current Affairs


8-Prakash Bhagat, a former Ranji player, currently survives by running a food stand in Silchar, Assam.

9-The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 Local Organising Committee (LOC) have announced two additional sites and host cities for Asia’s top tournament.

10-After Covid affects 7 of England’s players, all-rounder Ben Stokes is named captain of the new team.

11-The Australian Grand Prix in Formula One and the Australian MotoGP in MotoGP have been cancelled for 2021.

12-Prakash Bhagat, an Assam left-arm spinner who once bowled to Ganguly, now sells tea and fast food in Silchar to make ends meet (Assam).

13-England cricket was thrown into disarray two days before their first day-night One-day International against Pakistan on Thursday when seven individuals — three players and four management team members — tested positive for Covid-19.

14-Gurjant Singh of the Indian hockey squad wants to make the most of his Olympic Games chance despite missing the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta due to injury.

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15-Pramod Bhagat is Odisha’s choice for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.

16-Men’s singles badminton star Lee Zii Jia will join experienced colleague Goh Liu Ying as Malaysia’s flagbearers during the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on July 23.

17-Udayan Mane was confirmed as the 60th ranked player on the Tokyo Olympic Games entrance list on Tuesday, joining compatriot Anirban Lahiri as the country’s second representative.

18-British cyclist Mark Cavendish won his 33rd Tour de France stage on Tuesday.

19-The ICC World Test Championship (WTC) trophy, the mace, will be carried by the New Zealand cricket team on a week-long national tour later this month.

20- Pullela Gopichand, PV Sindhu’s chief national coach, will not be on the court as she begins her bid for her second Olympic gold in Tokyo later this month.

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