Batters letting us down: Rohit on losing 3 matches in a row in IPL 2021
Speaking at the post-match presentation ceremony after their defeat against RCB, MI captain Rohit Sharma said batters let them down and it’s something that’s happening consistently. “I had a good chat with the batters…Need to bounce back from whatever situation we’re in,” he added. MI were 79/2 and then got bowled out for 111 runs while chasing RCB’s 165-run total.
Sydney Sixers sign Shefali Verma, Radha Yadav for Women’s Big Bash League
Sydney Sixers have signed Indian women cricketers Shefali Verma and Radha Yadav for the upcoming season of Women’s Big Bash League. This comes a day after Sydney Thunder confirmed the signings of Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma for the tournament. Seventeen-year-old Shafali, who recently represented Birmingham Pheonix in The Hundred, is currently the top-ranked Women’s T20I batter.
RCB secure their 1st win in 2nd leg of IPL 2021, hand MI their 3rd defeat in a row
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Mumbai Indians (MI) by 54 runs to secure their first win in second leg of IPL 2021. Harshal Patel picked four wickets including a hat-trick to help RCB bundle out MI for 111 runs. Yuzvendra Chahal registered bowling figures of 4-1-11-3. It’s MI’s third defeat in a row in UAE leg of IPL this season.
Virat Kohli becomes the first Indian batter to score 10,000 runs in T20s
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli on Sunday became the first Indian batter to score 10,000 runs in T20 cricket. He achieved the feat while opening the batting for RCB against Mumbai Indians during IPL 2021 in Dubai. Kohli is the only fifth batter after Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Shoaib Malik and David Warner to achieve the feat.
Hamilton becomes first F1 driver to win 100 races with Russian Grand Prix victory
Lewis Hamilton made Formula One history on Sunday by becoming the first-ever F1 race driver to register 100 wins with his latest Russian Grand Prix victory. The seven-time world champion retook the championship lead from Max Verstappen. “It’s taken a long time to get to 100 and at times, I wasn’t sure it would come,” said 36-year-old Hamilton.
CSK defeat KKR on last ball, go top of IPL 2021 points table
CSK defeated KKR by two wickets to win their third match in a row and go top of the IPL 2021 points table with a superior net run-rate (NRR). CSK won on the last ball of the match after Sunil Narine dismissed CSK’s Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja in the final over while trying to defend four runs.