Team India goes back to the ’92 World Cup kit as new sponsors play it safe
SPORTS LATEST NEWS-When India plays Australia in the first One-Day International in Sydney on Friday, old-timers from the team of 1992 will cherish seeing the dark-blue kit back on the field.
Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More, a member of the ’92 World Cup team, has carried on the jersey, which stands out because of its clean look in the absence of multiple sponsor logos and ‘India’ written across it in yellow.
Virat Kohli, opted for this kit when the BCCI consulted them before they left for the tour.
Juventus vs Ferencvaros: Cristiano Ronaldo Equals Lionel Messi’s Champions League Record in 2-1 Win
Alvaro Morata’s stoppage-time winner booked Juventus a spot in the Champions League’s knockout stage.
Combined with Cristiano Ronaldo’s first-half equalizer, Morata’s header earned Juventus a 2-1 comeback win over Hungarian side Ferencvaros on Tuesday.
Barcelona, which beat Dynamo Kyiv 4-0 in the other Group G game, also advanced.
Anirudh Thapa’s first-half strike sets up Chennaiyin’s win over Jamshedpur
Anirudh Thapa scored in the first minute to set up Chennaiyin FC’s 2-1 win over Jamshedpur FC in an Indian Super League match here on Tuesday.
Thapa’s early strike coupled with a penalty goal from Esmael Goncalves (26th) ensured that Chennaiyin began their campaign with a win.
Last season’s golden boot winner Nerijus Valskis (37th) pulled one back but a string of misses ensured that Jamshedpur boss Owen Coyle started the season with a defeat against the team he managed last season.
India vs Australia 2020: BCCI in Talks With CA to Relax Quarantine Rules For Rohit And Ishant
SPORTS LATEST NEWS- Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma could play a part in the Test series in Australia.
As the BCCI is now in talks with Cricket Australia (CA) as regards a relaxation in the quarantine rules for the players.
According to a BCCI official, if the rules are relaxed, then Rohit and Ishant might reach Australia in time to be available for India’s second and final tour game, against Australia ‘A’ in Sydney from December 11 to 13. As per the Australian government’s general Covid protocol, a 14-day quarantine period is necessary upon reaching Australia.
ICC Nominates Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin For Men’s Player of The Decade Award
India captain Virat Kohli and ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin were on Tuesday nominated for the coveted ICC Men’s player of the Decade Award.
With the Indian captain featuring in all five men’s categories for his phenomenal run in the last 10 years.
Kohli and veteran off-spinner Ashwin nominated for the most prestigious award.
Besides the Indian duo, Joe Root (England), Kane Williamson, Steve Smith, AB de Villiers, and Kumar Sangakkara are the other contenders in this category.
Champions League: Olivier Giroud Books Last-16 Spot For Chelsea With Late Header Vs Rennes
Olivier Giroud powered in a stoppage-time header as Chelsea beat Rennes 2-1 to book a place in the last 16 of the Champions League with two games to spare.
Frank Lampard’s side won the reverse fixture 3-0
Earlier this month but they were made to work a lot harder for Tuesday’s victory.
Serhou Guirassy looked to have rescued a point for Rennes.
when he canceled out Callum Hudson-Odoi’s first-half opener in the 85th minute at Roazhon Park.
But second-half substitute Giroud won it in added time to ensure Chelsea will progress from Group E along with Sevilla.
Medvedev Wins ATP Finals After Overcoming Thiem In Three Sets
SPORTS LATEST NEWS- Daniil Medvedev captured his maiden ATP Finals title on Sunday, beating Dominic Thiem in three sets.
Russian Medvedev had to fight back from a set down on his way to a 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 victory.
The fourth seed reeled off seven successive winners to win a second-set tiebreaker before claiming only the second break of the entire match midway through the third set.
Austria’s Thiem, gave a tough competition to Medvedev but lose the tournament final for the second year in a row.