Young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant and Dayanand Guarani, a member of the support staff on the tour of England, have been found to be Kovid-19 positive. His special item used in the career of Switzerland's legendary tennis player Federer has been sold at auction for Rs 35 crore.
New Delhi. Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant and member of support staff Dayanand Guarani, who visited England, have been found corona infected. Due to their contact, two other members of the support staff, including reserve wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha, have been isolated. His racket, shoes, T-shirt, and other items used in the career of Swiss tennis player Roger Federer were sold at auction for Rs 35 crore and this amount will be used for the noble cause.
The Indian team that went on the tour of England has suffered a major setback. Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant and a member of the support staff Dayanand Guarani have been found to be corona infected. Not only this, reserve wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha has been isolated due to contact with the support staff. Apart from him, two other members of the support staff are in isolation. A five-Test series is to be played between India and England from August 4 next month, in such a situation, Team India has been shocked by the arrival of players and support staff to Corona positive.
Swiss tennis legend Federer's dream of playing in the Tokyo Olympics may have been shattered. But he can celebrate that his racket, shoes, T-shirt, and other items used in his career were sold at auction for Rs 35 crore and this amount will be used for a noble cause. Even Federer himself did not expect to raise such a huge amount from the auction. He said that I am overwhelmed by the enthusiasm shown by people from all over the world in Aalami.
Less than a thousand dignitaries and foreign delegates are expected to be present at the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games to be held in Japan's capital Tokyo. Earlier, it was decided to admit only 10,000 people to these games starting from 23 July, but due to the increasing cases of Kovid-19 in Tokyo, this number has been drastically cut. This information has been given in the local media report.
Before the Test series against England, the Indian team will play a practice match in Durham from July 20. Rishabh Pant will not play in this warm-up match and KL Rahul will play the role of a wicketkeeper in his place. In fact, apart from Pant, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha has also been kept in isolation as he came in contact with throw-down specialist Dayanand Guarani. The practice match in Durham is a big opportunity for Rahul. Actually, KL Rahul has not played a Test match since 2019, if he plays a century in the practice match, then he can make a place in the playing XI. It will also remain to be seen at which number the team management will field KL Rahul to bat.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has expressed concern about the upcoming five-Test series between India and England. He said that at this time there is a need to make changes in the isolation rules related to Kovid-19. Vaughan made this comment after the report in which India's wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has come positive in the Corona investigation. Vaughan wrote on Twitter, 'I am concerned about The Hundred and India's Test series until the segregation rules are changed. We will keep getting cases (Covid-19 positive) as in Pant's case. If the rules of the bio-bubble are not changed, then I am also afraid that the withdrawal of players in the Ashes may also have a big impact.
Questions are often raised on the captaincy of Virat Kohli. After losing the final of the World Test Championship, Virat's captaincy was criticized a lot. Now, former cricketer, Mohammad Kaif has given a statement against Virat's captaincy. Kaif believes that there is a lack of clarity in the captaincy of Virat Kohli. Mohammad Kaif said that the picture of how the selection is done in the current team is not clear. According to Kaif, this is Kohli's method and he does not give much importance to the past performance of the player.
Pakistan cricket team got contract defeat in ODI series against England. Babar Azam is being heavily criticized after England's second-rate team defeated Pakistan 3-0. Let us tell you that Pakistan had made a huge score of 331 runs in the third ODI, despite this, it lost the match by 3 wickets and it got a clean sweep in the series. During the third ODI, there was a fight between two players of Pakistan. Former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed and all-rounder Shadab Khan clashed on the beach, the video of which is going viral on social media.
Indian women's cricket team coach Ramesh Powar said after two consecutive series losses against England that the team needs to change its mindset to play fearlessly in limited-overs cricket. The Indian women's team had to face defeat in both the recently concluded ODI and T20 series against England. In the series against England, batsmen like Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma, Tania Bhatia, and Poonam Raut, except the captain of the ODI team, Mithali Raj, had to struggle to score runs. Mithali's strike rate was also not very effective. Coach Powar then talked about changing the mindset or bringing in some new faces in the batting middle order.
Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal's wife Dhanashree Verma shared a dance video of hers on Instagram in which she is seen dancing to the song of Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor's film 'Kismat Connection. While sharing the video, he wrote in the caption- 'The song that made us all dance. There was a time when this song was every dancer's favorite song. This video of him has been viewed more than 6 lakh times.
Deepak Hooda, who played for Punjab Kings in IPL, has left the Baroda cricket team. Deepak has sought NOC from Baroda Cricket Association. In January this year, Hooda had a dispute with Indian all-rounder Krunal Pandya in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. After this, vice-captain Deepak Hooda withdrew from the tournament a day before the tournament started. After this incident, Hooda was suspended by the BCA for the entire domestic season. Former India bowler Irfan Pathan has expressed disappointment over Hooda leaving the Baroda team.