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Man City Reaches Champions League Semifinals

Manchester City entered the semi-final of the Champions League by beating Borussia Dortmund with 2-1. Man City will take on Paris Saint-Germain in the semifinals.

How Man City emerged victorious?

It is the first-time in six years that Man City has reached the semi-final stage in the Champions League reached the semifinals but it wasn’t an easy win for Man City. They were trailing by one goal till the second half when Riyad Mahrez scored an equal on the 55th minute. But Man City did fairly well in the second half when they kept possession of the ball and built pressure on Dortmund.

The first goal of the match was a record….

Jude Bellingham was quick to score the first goal for Dortmund in the 15th minute into the game. With this goal, the teenager became the youngest UCL scorer at the age 17 years. He broke the record of U.S. international Christian Pulisic.

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan praised Dortmund….

Ilkay Gundogan called Dortmund a deserving club and team. He said that they were grateful for being in a great competition, reaching the semifinals … Read the rest

IPL 2021 Begins Today With Defending Champion MI Taking On Top Contender RCB

The 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) begins today at 07:30 pm at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. In the first match, Mumbai Indians (MI) led by Rohit Sharma will take on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). It is an interesting match because both are powerful teams. While MI has won the IPL title 5 times and RCB has yet to claim its first title, RCB is also a top contender for the title.

MI vs RCB so far

Both the teams have played a total of 29 matches out of which MI has won 19 matches and RCB had to contend with only 10 wins. They played 27 matches in IPL and 2 matches in the Champions League that has been closed. In IPL, MI defeated RCB in 17 matches and won both the Champions League matches. The first match will be played without spectators to keep audiences and players safe from the pandemic.

IPL 2021 venues

This year, BCCI has selected only six venues for IPL matches and the surprising thing is that no IPL team will get the … Read the rest

IPL 2021 Opening Match MI VS RCB Highlights

Mumbai Indians will play the opening match of the IPL 2021 with Royal Challengers Bangalore on 9 April at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. It is the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League.

Mumbai Indians

They are the defending champions and looking for a third consecutive IPL title and sixth overall. But the first match isn’t going to be an easy win for MI as the contender RCB has infused young blood into the team. The star players of Mumbai Indians include captain Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jaspreet Bumrah, and Trent Bolt.

Royal Challengers Bangalore

RCB has yet to get its first IPL title despite having star players like Virat Kohli who is leading the team, AB de Villiers, and new recruit Glenn Maxwell. RCB is certainly a tough nut to crack for anyone but they have to prove their worth on the ground. The opening match is more challenging for RCB.

Date, Time, and Place of the match

Mumbai Indians will meet Royal Challengers Bangalore on 9 April at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The toss will be at 07:00 PM … Read the rest

Mason Mount Led Chelsea To Victory In First Leg Champions League Quarters With Porto

Chelsea won its first leg match in the Champions League quarter-final. The Blues were playing with Porta and they won by a 2-0 score. Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell scored the goals in 32nd and 85th minutes respectively. While Porto had more of the half-chances but their players failed to make any breakthrough.

Here’s is the rating of individual players

Chelsea Ratings

Edouard Mendy (Goalkeeper) 7 Rating: He saved two goals, one from Otavio and the second from Pepe. He was quick to get across to deny Porto any opportunity.

Mason Mount (Forward) 8 Rating: He scored his first Championship League goal with an amazing flick with his left heel before shooting the ball in the right spot. At 22, he’s the man Chelsea can rely upon.

Ben Chilwell (Defender/Midfielder) 7 Rating: He scored the second and the winning goal for Chelsea with a brilliant header that took the ball into a near-empty net.

Porto Ratings

Agustin Marchesin (Goalkeeper) 5 Rating: His ratings were marred by poor positioning at the backline leading to goals. Also, his decision-making was questionable.

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Prithvi Shaw Game A Heroic Welcome To DC Coach Ricky Ponting

Prithvi Shaw welcomed the Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting in the team on after he completed his mandatory quarantine. Shaw said that Ricky Ponting was their boss on field and a friend off the field. He even compared their coach with Shar Rukh Khan’s character in “Chak De! India” movie.

How Prithvi Shaw welcomed Ricky Ponting?

The Delhi Capital batsman said that when Ponting spoke to the team, it looked like the movie scene of “Chak De! India.” He even said that should Chak De! India should be played in the background when coach Ponting speaks to the team.

How is Prithvi Shaw’s performance so far?

Prithvi Shaw made 827 runs from just eight matches in Vijay Hazare Trophy prior to joining the IPL. But his performance in the last season IPL 2020 was unsatisfactory and he was removed from DC XI during the tournament. The poor performance also cost him a place in Indian Test team ahead of Australian tour just after the IPL season.

What was Ricky Ponting’s opinion on Prithvi Shaw?

Ricky Ponting said that he had some interesting chat with Prithvi … Read the rest

IPL 2021: KKR’s Shubham Gill Batted For Himself On Social Media

Shubham Gill of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) reacted strongly to a comment posted by a social media user about his selection in IPL 2021. Gill has been batting for KKR for three seasons and has scored more than 200 runs in each season.

What was the comment?

A social media user referred to Gill’s performance as “tuk tuk” which is used by cricket fans to refer to players with slow strike rates. But Shubham Gill felt offended by the comment and couldn’t prevent him from replying to that post.

How did Shubham Gill reply to that comment?

Shubham Gill was quick to take note of that stinging comment and post a fitting reply to that social media user. He commented, “i am right where i want to be Mr. NOBODY.”

What is the overall performance of Shubham Gill?

Shubham Gill has been a good player throughout his cricket career. He has played 51 T20s and has scored 1217 runs including nine half-centuries with a strike rate of 33.80. Also, he was a member of the India U-19 that won the world cup in 2018.

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