Global Sports Round Up on 27th February, 2018
Here is Sportzwiki’s daily news round-up, featuring top sports news from around the world, on 27th February 2018. Here’s all the news from sporting events like cricket, football, WWE, Tennis and other sports took over the attention of all the sports enthusiasts.
Ravichandran Ashwin has officially been named as the new captain of Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming Indian Premier League season. The off-spinner has been handed the responsibility of leading the Punjab based franchise who never won the cash-rich league and have reached the final of the tournament just once. Ashwin was bought by Punjab for a whopping 7.6 crores by Preity Zinta at the IPL auction.
Champions League 2017/18
Latest reports of Neymar’s injured ankle have revealed a sprain as well a crack in a bone in his foot, Paris Saint-Germain confirmed on Monday night. The Brazilian international was injured during PSG’s win over Marseille on Sunday, putting in doubt his availability for next week’s Champions League second leg against Real Madrid.
100-meter world record holder and multiple Olympic and World champion sprinter Usain Bolt, has signed up to play in a charity football match at Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium.
Arsenal Football Club: Arsene Wenger out?
Mikel Arteta, Joachim Low and Brendon Rogers are three of the seven contenders who have been shortlisted, as Arsenal FC close in to sack manager Arsene Wenger.
Morne Morkel to Retire
South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel has announced that he will retire from international cricket at the end of the Australia Test series. South Africa will host Australia for four Tests starting March 1 in Durban.
Top 5 Footballers In The Forbes World’s Highest-Paid Athletes
One of the most famous magazines of the world, Forbes, released data of the highest-paid athletes in world on Friday. Footballers including Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Neymar, all feature in the elite list of footballers who earn a lot of money through the sport…
On This Day: Alastair Cook Broke Sachin Tendulkar’s Record To Amass 10,000 Test Runs
Former cricketer Alastair Cook is the first-ever batsman to score 10,000 Test runs in England‘s history. He achieved this feat, today (30th May) four years ago, against Sri Lanka at his home. He also became the youngest cricketer to score 10,000 runs in cricket history,…