Sports Current Affairs- February 19, 2022

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Sports Current Affairs- February 19, 2022

1- On Saturday (IST), who defeated home favourite Thiago Monteiro despite falling down in the second set to get to the quarterfinals of the Rio Open in Rio de Janeiro?

2- Who thinks receiving a contract for the Indian Premier League (IPL) is like playing a computer game?

3- In India’s eight-run victory against the West Indies at Eden Gardens on Friday, who joined forces to defend 29 off the final two overs to give the hosts a series win?

4- Who will be returning to play on Monday (February 21), when he resumes his campaign at the Dubai Open, after causing trouble at the Australian Open last month?

5-Who was barred from competition for 10 years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for “repeated violations of anti-doping rules”?

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6- Who was quoted by on Saturday as stating he was delighted to compete in Dubai, despite having won 20 Grand Slam championships and being a five-time champion here — in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2020?

7- Who was chosen India’s Test captain when head selector Chetan Sharma revealed the team for three Twenty20 Internationals and two Tests against Sri Lanka?

8- Who returns to the Sri Lanka series after missing the second Test against New Zealand as well as travels to South Africa and the West Indies due to injury?

9-Who will be the backup keeper-batter in the T20I team against Sri Lanka, since Rishabh Pant and Virat Kohli have been sent home for rest ahead of the third T20I against the West Indies on Sunday and T20Is against Sri Lanka?

10- When are the T20Is and test matches versus Sri Lanka scheduled?

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11- When and where will the Sports Authority of India (SAI) national selection trials for women Kabaddi players begin?

12- Who claimed left-arm wristspinner Kuldeep Yadav throws a variation that batsmen find tough to understand?

13- Who referred to Kuldeep Yadav, a left-arm wristspinner, as an asset?

14- Name the guy who was once the country’s highest-ranked singles player, and he has advised the Indian Davis Cup team members to put aside their egos and play as a unit when they face Denmark on the grass courts of the Delhi Gymkhana Club (DGC) on March 4 and 5.

15- Who stated that exceptional things happen when players prioritise the interests of the country?

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16- Who addressed the contentious vaccine issue concerning World No.1 tennis player and 20-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic, saying he respects the Serb’s privacy and conviction?

17- Where will India play the West Indies in the third and final Twenty20 International?

18- Who won the doubles championship with Austrian Alexander Erler at the Bengaluru Open 2 ATP Challenger in Bengaluru?

19- Who unexpectedly departed the Pakistan Super League (PSL), claiming that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) did not honour his contractual agreements/payments?

20- Who helped Puneri Paltan defeat Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-30 on Saturday in a key Pro Kabaddi League season 8 encounter in Bengaluru?


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1-French tennis ace Matteo Berrettini

2-England pacer Mark Wood

3-Harshal Patel and Bhuvneshwar Kumar

4-World No. 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic of Serbia

5-Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare

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6-Novak Djokovic of Serbia

7-Rohit Sharma

8-Ravindra Jadeja

9-Sanju Samson

10-The T20Is against Sri Lanka will begin from Lucknow on February 24 followed by second and third matches at Dharamshala on February 26 and 27.
The Test matches will be held in Mohali and Bengaluru from March 4 to 8 and March 12 to 16 respectively.

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11-In various SAI National Centre of Excellence (NCoEs) and Non-SAI Centres over the coming weeks. The first set of trials will start on February 21 at SAI’s NRC NCOE, Sonipat

12-Chetan Sharma, the chairman of India’s senior men’s cricket team selection committee

13-Chetan Sharma

14-Prakash Amritraj

15-Prakash Amritraj, son of Indian tennis legend Vijay Amritraj

16-Prakash Amritraj

17- The Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

18-India’s Arjun Khade

19-James Faulkner, the Australia all-rounder

20-Mohit Goyat and Aslam Inamdar

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