CSK and RCB their third defeat in a row, go top of IPL 2021 points table
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 6 wickets to win their second consecutive match and go top of the IPL 2021 points table with a superior net run-rate (NRR). RCB have now lost three matches in a row. CSK all-rounder Dwayne Bravo registered bowling figures of 4-0-24-3 in the match.
Messi ruled out of PSG’s match vs Montpellier due to knee injury
Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Paris Saint-Germain’s (PSG) match against Montpellier as he has not fully recovered from a left knee injury, the Ligue 1 club said on Friday. The 34-year-old missed PSG’s 2-1 win at Metz on Wednesday. “Messi starting running again today in line with his treatment protocol,” wrote PSG.
Australia Women beat India on last ball, stretch consecutive ODI wins to 26
Australia Women defeated India Women by five wickets in second ODI on Friday to extend their world record streak in ODIs across both men’s and women’s cricket to 26 matches. They chased the 275-run target on the last ball. Australia lead the three-match series 2-0. Opener Beth Mooney was adjudged as ‘Player of the Match’ for her 125*.
7-foot-3-inch tall Satnam, India’s first player in NBA, turns pro-wrestler with AEW
Satnam Singh Bhamara, who had become the first Indian to be drafted into an NBA team in 2015, has turned professional wrestler with All Elite Wrestling (AEW). The seven-foot-three-inch-tall Punjab-born Satnam will begin his training to be a pro wrestler at the Atlanta-based Nightmare Factory. He is currently serving a two-year ban by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
Indian women’s compound archery team wins sliver at Archery World Championships
The Indian women’s compound team of Jyothi Vennam, Priya Gurjar and Muskan Kirar went down 224-229 against Colombia in the final of the Archery World Championships in USA. The duo had to settle for a silver medal.