Sports Current Affairs- January 28, 2022

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Sports Current Affairs- January 28, 2022

1- Who has been named temporary coach of the national men’s squad ahead of their five-T20I trip of Australia in February?

2- Who has risen dramatically in the new ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after assisting their side to a spectacular 3-0 series triumph against India?

3- Who has called up off-spinner Simon Harmer for New Zealand’s two-match Test series?

4- Who praised MS Dhoni, claiming the ex-national team captain was one of the brightest cricket minds he had ever met?

5- Who agrees that five-day Test matches should be the very minimum in women’s cricket?

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6- Who was punished by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for four One-Day Internationals (ODIs)/Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) for ball-tampering during the third match of the Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League series versus Afghanistan in Doha?

7- Who encouraged his former McLaren teammate Lewis Hamilton to keep racing and finally win a record-breaking eighth world title, despite his prolonged quiet following the contentious finish of the 2021 world championship?

8- Who qualified to the 2022 Australian Open semi-finals with a dominant quarter-final win over Italy’s Jannik Sinner in Melbourne?

9- Who advanced to the second round of the women’s singles in the Odisha Open badminton competition in Cuttack in 2022?

10-Aside from Langer, who else has been inducted into Australia’s Hall of Fame?

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11- Who, after defeating No.3 seeds Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos in the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, will compete in his first-ever Grand Slam final partnering Thanasi Kokkinakis in an all-Aussie affair in the men’s doubles at the Australian Open.

12- Name the Quetta Gladiators player that tested positive for Covid-19 this season in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

13-Where will the Pakistan Super League (PSL) be staged this year?

14- Who declared that the 2022 women’s hundred competition will be cut by eight matches in order to avoid a collision with the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Birmingham?

15- On Thursday, the Indian cricketer became a victim of cybercrime after someone hacked into his Twitter account and demanded Bitcoins from his followers?

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16- What year were Australian cricketer Shane Watson’s Twitter and Instagram accounts hacked?

17- Do you think Cricket Australia (CA) should re-appoint Justin Langer as the men’s national team’s head coach?

18- Who defeated a resurgent American Madison Keys in Melbourne to become the first Australian woman to reach the final of her home major since 1980?

19- What was the name of the federation that mourned the death of former India footballer A D Nagendra?

20- Who was pleased with the speed with which her batters moved on day one of the women’s Ashes Test at the Manuka Oval on Thursday?

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ANSWERS

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1-Former Sri Lanka pacer Rumesh Ratnayake

2-South African wicketkeeper-batter Quinton de Kock and compatriot Rassie van der Dussen

3- South Africa

4-Former India head coach Greg Chappell

5-Former Australia leg-spinner Kristen Beams

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6-Netherlands fast bowler Vivian Kingma

7-Formula One driver Jenson Button

8-Stefanos Tsitsipas

9-Young Indian shuttlers Malvika Bansod, Ashmita Chaliha and Tasnim Mir

10- Former fast bowler and women’s team captain Raelee Thompson

11-Nick Kyrgios

12-Former all rounder Shahid Afridi

13- At the National Stadium, Karachi

14-The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)

15-India all-rounder Krunal Pandya

16- In 2019.

17-Former South Australia head coach Darren Berry

18- World No. 1 tennis player Ash Barty

19-The All India Football Federation (AIFF)

20-Australia captain Meg Lanning

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