Top 10 Sports News: RCB beat Royals by 7 wickets, legendary boxer Manny Pacquiao retires
New Delhi. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) consolidated their position at the third position in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after beating Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets with an unbeaten half-century from Glenn Maxwell. RCB had a target of 150 runs and they registered an easy victory by scoring 153 runs for three wickets in 17.1 overs. Maxwell scored an unbeaten 50 off 30 balls with the help of six fours and a six. World's veteran professional boxer and 8-class world champion Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement from the sport on Wednesday.
Royal Challengers Bangalore easily defeated Rajasthan Royals (RCB vs RR) in the 43rd match of the Indian Premier League. Batting first, the Rajasthan team could score only 149 runs. This score proved to be very low in front of RCB's dangerous batting lineup and Virat and Co. won by 7 wickets and now reduced their distance from the playoffs further.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is going through a lot of trouble these days. After being made the captain of the T20 World Cup, Rashid Khan left the post after a controversy. After this, the board had to change even the CEO. Now the news is coming that Australia has indefinitely postponed the one-off Test against Afghanistan to be held in November.
India's T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur and young batsman Jemimah Rodrigues will play for Melbourne Renegades in the upcoming Women's Big Bash League (WBBL).
There is doubt on the playing of Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez in the T20 World Cup. He has got dengue. It may even take a month for them to recover. The team has to face India in the first match on 24 October.
A confident Indian women's cricket team (IND W vs AUS W) after their victory in the third and final ODI against Australia, are now maintaining the same momentum in their first Day-Night Test against the hosts starting on Thursday.
World's veteran professional boxer and 8-class world champion Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement from the sport on Wednesday. Pacquiao, 42, a senator from the Philippines, posted the 14-minute video on his Facebook page. In its caption, it was written - Goodbye boxing. The special thing is that he has submitted a claim to become the President of the Philippines and is involved in this race.
Legendary footballer Lionel Messi scored the first goal for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), ending the wait of the fans. Thanks to this goal, the team defeated Manchester City 2-0 in the Champions League group stage.
Veteran gymnast and 4-time Olympic champion Simone Biles of America was harassed by team doctor Larry Nassar in 2018. After which Nassar was sentenced to life imprisonment. Biles, who pulled out of 5 out of 6 finals at the Tokyo Olympics due to mental health issues, says she should have quit the sport before this Olympics.
Fans got a big setback on Wednesday to see the great batsman Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun Tendulkar playing in the IPL. Arjun got injured during the practice session of Mumbai Indians and had to be ruled out for the entire season. Giving this information, Mumbai Indians said that Simarjit Singh has been included in the team for the remaining matches of IPL-14 in his place.
Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has made it clear that he did not have a heart attack and went to the doctor for a regular check-up. He told that he did not have any restlessness anywhere around his heart. But because of the stomach, he had to undergo angioplasty. Inzamam said that surgery was done to save the heart from danger in the future.