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CWG 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6 Events For India

India wrote history on the fifth day of the Commonwealth Games 2022 by winning two gold and two silver medals in a day. It was a big win by the Indian contingent and now the team India is hopeful of continuing its winning streak on the 6th Day at CWG 2022.

CWG 2022 Day 5 Highlights

CWG 2022 Day 5 Highlights
  1. India won the gold in the women’s four lawn bowls event and it was India’s first gold medal in the sport
  2. Men’s table tennis team brought gold for the country by defeating Singapore in the event
  3. Weightlifter Vikas Thakur won silver in the men’s 96kg category
  4. Indian badminton team also won silver in the mixed team event

CWG 2022 Day 6 Highlights

CWG 2022 Day 6

Lawn Bowls: In men’s singles, Mridul Borgohain will take on Chris Locke at 1 PM and Ian McLean at 4 PM.

Wrestling: Lovepreet Singh (men’s 109kg) at 2 PM, Purnima Pandey (women’s 87+kg) at 6:30 PM, and Gurdeep Singh (men’s 109+kg) at 11 PM.

Judo (2:30 PM): Tulika Mann vs TBD (women’s 78kg quarterfinals), Deepak Daswal vs Eric Jean Sebastian (men’s +100kg elimination round of 16) followed by knockout matches.

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CWG 2022 Joshna Chinappa And Saurav Ghosal

CWG 2022: Joshna Chinappa And Saurav Ghosal Give Hope To India

Indian squash players Joshna Chinappa and Saurav Ghosal had a big day on Sunday at the Commonwealth Games 2022. They both advanced to the quarterfinals in their respective women’s and men’s singles matches.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Johsna Chinappa defeated Kaitlyn Watts of New Zealand in the women’s singles
• Saurav Ghosal beat world No 62 David Baillargeon in men’s singles
• Joshna Chinappa will take on Canada’s Hollie Naughton in the quarterfinals
• Saurav Ghosal will compete with Greg Lobban of Scotland in the quarterfinals

Joshna Chinappa V/S Kaitlyn Watts

Joshna Chinappa VS Kaitlyn Watts

The reigning world champion in women’s doubles Joshna Chinappa (35) faced a strong challenge from a younger Kaitlyn Watts (21) in the tournament. Kaitlyn made a surprise start that made Joshna struggle in the initial moments. The world No. 95 Kaitlyn sent the world No. 17 Joshna Chinappa to the wall with a reverse shot in the second round. But Joshna stormed back to match the pace of Kaitlyn Watt and won the match.

Joshna Chinappa took a 1-0 lead by first leveling the match at 8-8 and then winning the three points. The final score of Joshna Chinappa at the … Read the rest

Chess Olympiad 2022 In Mamallapuram Chennai

Look Who Are Participating In The Chess Olympiad 2022 In Mamallapuram Chennai

All eyes will be on young Indian chess players at the 44th edition of the Chess Olympiad in Mamallapuram, Chennai. The competition began on Thursday. Top-seeded of the world including the US, Norway, Spain, and Poland are participating in the competition.

Ten Points

Chess Olympiad 2022 In Mamallapuram Chennai
  1. India is hosting the 44th edition of the Chess Olympiad in Mamallapuram, Chennai. 187 countries including the US are participating in the competition and it is a world record.
  2. The US team led by the World Championship Challenger Fabiano Caruana is leading with Elo 2771 rating followed by India (Elo 2696), Norway led by World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Elo 2692), Spain (Elo 2687), Poland (Elo 2683), and Azerbaijan (Elo 2680).
  3. India has 30 players divided into six teams participating in the Chess Olympiad. The top team includes Vidit Gujrathi, Pentala Harikrishna, Arjun Erigaisi, SL Narayanan and Krishnan Sasikiran.
  4. Arjun and Narayanan are making their debut in the international championship. Where Arjun has an excellent Elo score of 2700, Narayanan is a bankable player for the country.
  5. Harikrishna, Vidit, and Sasikiran are the most experienced players of team India. They have an excellent track record of winning matches.
  6. In the women’s competition, the
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ICC Annual Conference In Birmingham

Big Decisions Await At The ICC Annual Conference In Birmingham

The ICC could decide on the future of Afghanistan cricket during the annual conference starting in Birmingham, England this weekend. The board will also confirm hosts for four women’s global events for 2023-27. Also, the T20 leagues v/s international cricket could be raised at the conference.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Hosts of women’s 2023-27 events will be confirmed on 26 July
• The rights of men and women are unbundled and will be sold separately
• PCB’s letter to ICC on T20 cricket could come into discussion
• The board will also finalize the process for the ICC chairman election

Who Will Get Rights To Women’s Cricket Events For 2023-27?

Women’s Cricket Events For 2023-27

The ICC has finalized half a dozen events including two T20 World Cups, one 50-over World Cup, and one T20 Champions Trophy for women’s cricket during 2023-27. Also, for the first time, the board will sell women’s rights separately from men’s rights. The rights for TV, digital, and TV and digital combined will be sold for four years and the board plans to maximize the profit.

What Is The Question Of T20 Leagues Threatening International Cricket?

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) shot a … Read the rest

Babar Azam Tweeted For Virat Kohli

What Did Shahid Afridi Say On Babar Azam’s Tweet On Virat Kohli?

Pakistan captain Babar Azam surprised everyone by coming to the rescue of Virat Kohli who has been facing severe criticism for his poor performance in the ongoing England tour. But Virat Kohli has yet to respond to Azam’s tweet.

HIGHLIGHT

• Pakistan captain Babar Azam tweeted in support of Virat Kohli
• The tweet came after Virat Kohli lost his wicket in the second ODI at Lord’s
• Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said Virat Kohli should have responded now
• Babar Azam and Virat Kohli are the two biggest batsmen presently

What Babar Azam Tweeted For Virat Kohli?

Babar Azam Tweeted For Virat Kohli

Babar Azam tweeted “this too shall pass” on Virat Kohli’s poor performance during the England series. He also answered questions about his tweet on Virat Kohli during a press conference on the eve of the first test against Sri Lanka.

He said that as a player himself he knew anyone could go through such a phase and he also knew what a player went through in such a phase. In those times, players need support. He just tweeted thinking that it would give just some support. Babar Azam further maintained that … Read the rest

Prince George During Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final

Prince William Said This To His Son Prince George During Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final

Prince George, the eldest son of Kate Middleton and Prince William, surprised everyone by making an appearance at the Wimbledon finals on Sunday. He was seen sitting with his mother and scrunching up his face and squinting. Earlier his sibling Prince Louis was caught making wacky expressions at the Queen’s Jubilee.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Prince George made a surprise appearance at the Wimbledon finals
• In one video he was seen holding Novak Djokovic’s trophy
• Novak Djokovic won his 21st Grand Slam by defeating Australia’s Nick Kyrgios

Don’t Drop The Trophy Said Prince William

Prince George During Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final

Prince George attended the sporting event with his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. He appeared in several pictures where he was seen sitting with his mother and enjoying the match. Novak Djokovic won the match and he allowed Prince George to hold his trophy. It is when Prince William alerted his son, Prince George to hold the trophy with care.
In one video, Prince George is seen standing with his parents and the winner of the match, Novak Djokovic. Prince George held the trophy for a while and his father is seen alerting him “don’t drop the trophy”.

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