Top 10 Sports News: ICC objected to IPL date, No.85 Zidansek in the semifinal

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The matches of the second leg of the IPL are to be held in the UAE in September-October. The BCCI is preparing to hold the final on October 15. But the ICC has an objection to this. Because after this there will not be much time left in the T20 World .


New Delhi. IPL 2021 was postponed to 4 May after the Corona case. 29 matches were played and 31 more matches to be played. The BCCI is set to conduct it in the UAE in September-October. But the board and the ICC are face to face regarding the date. Meanwhile, Tamara Zidansek of world number-85 Slovenia has reached the semi-finals in the Open. She is the first player in her country to do so. Here is the top 10 sports news of June 8:


The remaining matches of the Indian Premier League 2021 will begin in the UAE from September 19 and the final will be played on October 15. However, now the news is coming out that the ICC has objections to this schedule of IPL. The ICC does not want the final of IPL 2021 to be played on October 15. Let us tell you that the ICC is contemplating organizing the T20 World from October 18, so if the IPL ends just 3 days earlier, then it may have an impact on the tournament.

The ICC has announced the match officials for the World Test Championship final. Chris Broad will be the match referee. Richard Illingworth and Michael Gough will be the on-field umpires in the ICC Elite Panel. Richard Kettleborough will be the TV umpire while Alex Wharf will be the fourth umpire. The final will be played between India and New Zealand in Southampton from 18 to 22 June. It is being organized for the first time by the ICC.

Former selector MSK Prasad has made a big disclosure regarding the selection of wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant. He said that people used to raise questions when he was selected, but today he is successful both as a wicketkeeper and as a batsman. Pant would like to repeat his past performances of Australia and England in the final of the World Test Championship. The final match between India and New Zealand is to be held in Southampton from 18 to 22 June.

Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali, Sri Lankan spinner Praveen Jayavikram and Bangladesh wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim were on Tuesday named the International Council's Men's Player of the Month for May. Apart from Scotland's Catherine Bryce, the ICC has named Gabby Lewis and Leah Paul of Ireland for the best female player of the month.

Virat Kohli is eyeing to win the World Test Championship, but he will have to face many troubles to become the champion. The biggest problem for Virat is New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee, who has dismissed the Indian captain 10 times in international . Virat Kohli's childhood Rajkumar Sharma himself has also told Tim Southee a big threat. He said that Virat Kohli knows very well what mistakes he makes against Saudis and he will have to avoid them in the World Test Championship final.

Anticipating mental fatigue due to prolonged stay in the left bubble, the Indian management has decided to give its players a three-week break after the World Test Championship final. The WTC final between India and New Zealand teams is to be played in Southampton from 18 June. After this match, the Indian players will get a break of about three weeks (20 days) and they will regroup on 14 July.

Another pair of brothers can be seen playing from the Australian team soon. Australia has released the list of initial 29 players for the tour of the West Indies and Bangladesh. Earlier it included 23 players. Six more players have been added to this. They include all-rounder Dan Christian, Ben McDermott, Cameron Green, Ashton Turner, Wes Agar, and Nathan Ellis. Wes Agar is the younger brother of left-arm spin bowler, Aston Agar.

Slovenia's unseeded player Tamara Zidansek became the first woman from her country to reach the last four of a Grand Slam by defeating Paula Badosa of Spain in the quarterfinals of the Open. Before this Open, Zidansek had not progressed beyond the second round in any Grand Slam. World ranking 85th-ranked Zidansek defeated Badosa 7-5, 4-6, 8-6 in a close match between two players who reached the Grand Slam quarter-finals for the first time.

Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra said that to ensure gender equality, India can go for the first time in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics with two flag bearers, one male and one female. Batra said that their names would be disclosed soon. The matches of the Olympics are to be held from 23 July. However, there is doubt about its organization due to Corona. This time for the first time the number of female and male players in the Olympics is equal. For this reason, this step is being taken.

Milkha Singh, a great sprinter infected with Kovid-19, is admitted to the ICU of PGIMER (Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research) located in Chandigarh. He was admitted here on 3 June. His condition continues to improve. This 91-year-old veteran was found positive in the Kovid-19 test last month. His wife is also infected. He is being treated in another . She has also been a national-level player.