India losing 7 wickets in 54 minutes hard to take by any stretch of imagination: Gavaskar
Talking about India’s collapse in the second innings of Leeds Test against England, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said, “For seven wickets to fall in 54 minutes is…by any stretch of the imagination…hard to take.” India were dismissed for 278 despite being 215/2 at one stage. India lost by an innings and 76 runs, their first innings defeat after three years.
Para table tennis player Bhavina wins silver, India’s first medal at Tokyo Paralympics
India opened their medal tally at the Tokyo Paralympics after para table tennis player Bhavina Patel won silver medal. The 34-year-old lost 7-11, 5-11, 6-11 to world number one Ying Zhou of China in the women’s singles Class 4 final. It is India’s first-ever medal in para table tennis in the history of Paralympics.
Russell smashes fastest CPL fifty off 14 balls as Tallawahs record biggest CPL win
Jamaica Tallawahs all-rounder Andre Russell smashed the fastest fifty in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) history by scoring an unbeaten 50 off 14 deliveries against Saint Lucia Kings. The 33-year-old slammed six sixes and three fours. Jamaica Tallawahs put up a total of 255/5 in 20 overs. They won the match by 120 runs to record the biggest win in CPL.
Jarvo 69, who invaded pitch in India jersey, to be banned for life from Leeds stadium
Jarvo 69, the serial pitch intruder who invaded the pitch wearing Team India jersey after Rohit Sharma’s wicket in the second innings of Leeds Test, will be banned from the stadium for life, Yorkshire County has said. “We will also be imposing a financial penalty,” the county said. Jarvo 69 had also invaded pitch during Lord’s Test.
Arsenal lose 3 games in row to suffer worst Premier League start since 1954
Arsenal have suffered their worst Premier League start since 1954-55 after losing their first three games of the season. Following their defeats against Brentford and Chelsea, Arsenal lost 0-5 against Manchester City to rank among the bottom two of the Premier League table. In the match, Arsenal’s Granit Xhaka was sent off for his two-footed tackle on City’s Joao Cancelo.