Legendary tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Italy's Matteo Berrettini to win the Wimbledon title for the sixth time in his career. In Hove, the Indian women's team defeated England by 8 runs in the second T20 (IND W vs ENG W 2nd T20I) match to level the three-match series 1-1.
New Delhi. Serbia's legend Novak Djokovic, performing brilliantly, won the Wimbledon tennis tournament title for the sixth time in his career. He defeated Italy's Matteo Berrettini 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the final. The Indian women's team defeated England by 8 runs in the second T20 (IND W vs ENG W 2nd T20I) match of the series. With this win, India also leveled the three-match series 1-1. Saurashtra's Jaydev Shah, a member of BCCI's newly formed working group for domestic cricket, feels that not just Ranji players but cricketers of all age groups should be compensated for missing matches in the previous season.
Serbia legend Novak Djokovic has won the Wimbledon title for the sixth time. He defeated Italy's Matteo Berrettini 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the final. This is Djokovic's overall 20th Grand Slam title. With this, he has tied Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal, who have 20-20 Grand Slam titles.
In the final of Wimbledon, Italy's Berrettini gave a tough fight to Novak Djokovic. He raised hopes of a turnaround by winning the first set but as the game progressed, Novak's dominance was visible. Ultimately the match was also his name. This is Djokovic's sixth Wimbledon title. He has also won the Australian Open 9 times. Novak has won three times at the US Open and twice at the French Open. Djokovic praised Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal after the match. He said, 'Federer and Nadal have been his inspirations. I have learned a lot from these two. It is learned how to make oneself mentally and physically strong. Wherever I am today, it is because of Federer and Nadal.
The Indian women's team defeated England by 8 runs in the second T20 International match of the series at Hove on Sunday. India scored 148 for 4 thanks to opener Shefali Verma's innings of 48 runs, after which the English team could score 140 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. With this win, India has leveled the three-match series 1-1. The third and final T20 match will be played on July 14. The Indian team did amazing fielding and run out four of the team's batsmen. Indian spinner Poonam Yadav took 2 wickets for 17 runs. Player of the match Deepti Sharma scored 24 not out off 27 balls.
Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in the final of the Copa America. Angel Di Maria scored the only goal of the match in this match played at the spectacular Maracana stadium in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Argentina has won this trophy after 28 years. The team last won this title in 1993. Under the captaincy of star striker Lionel Messi, Argentina's team reached the final twice in 2015 and 2016, but could not win. This time Angel Di Maria fulfilled Messi's dream. Messi has won his first major tournament (World Cup / Copa America).
Mehdi Hasan Miraj and Taskin Ahmed took four wickets each as Bangladesh bowled out Zimbabwe for 256 in the second innings to register a massive 220-run win in the one-off Test on Sunday. Zimbabwe had a difficult target of 477 runs. Captain Brendan Taylor scored 92 runs while Donald Tiripano contributed 52 runs. Zimbabwe started playing at 140 for three in the morning, but their middle order faltered. Bangladesh has won a Test match outside the home since 2013.
Indian-American player Samir Banerjee has become the junior champion of Wimbledon. He won the boys' title at Wimbledon and defeated Viktor Lilov of America 7-5, 6-3 in the final. With this victory, he has included himself in the elite group of veterans like Roger Federer, Stephen Edberg, Gail Monfils. Federer, Edberg, Monfils also started their careers by winning the junior title of Wimbledon.
There was doubt on the organization of the India and Sri Lanka series due to Corona. But now there is no threat to the series. The reports of all the players who have returned from England are negative. It includes many legendary players including Kushal Perera. Earlier the series was to start on July 13. But after batting coach Grant Flower and data analyst GT Niroshan tested positive, the series will now start from July 18.
Saurashtra's Jaydev Shah, a member of the newly formed working group for domestic cricket of the Cricket Board of India (BCCI), feels that not only Ranji players but cricketers of all age groups should get compensation for missing matches in the previous season. Former Saurashtra captain Jaydev said how the cricketers will be compensated and how much will be its amount. A decision on this will be taken by the working group only after consultations with BCCI Secretary Jay Shah and President Sourav Ganguly.
The poor performance of the Pakistani team continues in England and they had to face a crushing defeat in the second ODI as well. With this defeat, he also lost the three-match ODI series. England defeated Pakistan by 52 runs in the second ODI while they were defeated by 9 wickets in the first match. On this, former Pakistan veteran pacer Shoaib Akhtar was very angry with the performance of the players. He targeted the ability of the batsmen, the average performance of the bowlers, and even the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). He termed the performance as 'very average'.
The good news is about to come to South African wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock. Quinton's wife Sasha de Kock is expecting their first child next year. He shared a picture on social media and shared it with the fans. Quinton and Sasha also wrote the caption with 'Baby de Kock'. Quinton and Sasha married in Mauritius in 2016 after dating each other for nearly four years. Sharing this news, some cricketers including De Kock's Mumbai Indians IPL teammate Suryakumar Yadav of India and South African cricketers Wayne Parnell and Morne Morkel also congratulated.