Here is Sportzwiki’s daily global sports round-up. It is highlighting the top sports news from around the world for 22nd February 2018.
Subsequently, it includes the detailed news from sporting events which has grabbed the eyeballs of sports aficionado worldwide.
In the penultimate Twenty20 International, South Africa registered a convincing six-wicket victory at SuperSport Park in Centurion on February 21.
With eight balls to spare, South Africa chased down the target of 189 in 18.4 overs.
Skipper Jean-Paul Duminy remained unbeaten on 40-ball 64. He smashed four boundaries and three sixes.
On the other side, Farhaan Behardien post 16* off 10.
Pertinently, it was the carnage from wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen, who blasted 30-ball 69.
The right-handed batsman was named Man of the Match. His innings included seven maximums and three boundaries
Jaydev Unadkat bagged two wickets after conceding 42 runs in 3.4 overs.
Earlier, South Africa won the toss and opted to bowl first.
India posted 188 for four in 20 allotted overs.
The middle-order batsman Manish Pandey was the top-scorer, who remained unbeaten on 79 off 48 balls. He smashed six fours and three sixes.
Interestingly, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was in full mood, as he went on to register 52* off 28 balls. His innings was comprised of four boundaries and three maximums.
Junior Dala was the pick of the bowlers, who claimed two scalps after conceding 28 runs in four overs.
UEFA Champions League
Sevilla levels draw with Manchester United –
In a riveting contest at Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in Seville, the hosts drawn the match with Manchester United.
Both the teams had a chance respectively to score goals, but it turned out to be a dismal show for the United as they had a solitary shot on the target.
However, Sevilla had eight shots on target which justified their dominance. The packed crowd had eventually witnessed the quality match between two teams before match referee blew off the whistle.
Shakhtar Donetsk thrash Roma 2-1 –
In the second match of the UEFA Champions League Leg one during the Round of 16, Shakhtar Donetsk drubs Roma 2-1.
The match was held at Metalist Oblast Sports Complex in Ukraine.
Interestingly, Roma claimed the lead of 1-0 when Cengiz Under scored a goal in the 41st minute.
However, in the space of ten minutes, Facundo Ferreyra scored an equalizer in the 52nd minute. To extend the lead, Fred made a strong return in the 71st minute.