Here’s the daily sports round-up from around the globe on 23rd March 2018
Here is Sportzwiki’s daily sports round-up which features prime news from around the world, on 23rd March 2018. It’s further about sporting events like cricket, football, and badminton which has already grabbed the attention of all the sports enthusiasts.
Zimbabwe crashes out of the 2019 World Cup –
Chasing the revised target of 230 runs in 40 overs after the rain interrupted the game, Zimbabwe lost the match by three runs.
In the match number eight of the 2018 ICC World Cup Qualifiers, Zimbabwe decided to bowl first.
Batting first, Rohan Mustafa-led UAE post 235 for seven in 47.5 overs when rain halted the play.
Middle-order batsman Rameez Shahzad was the top-scorer with 61-ball 59. He smashed four boundaries and two sixes.
On the other side, wicketkeeper-batsman Ghulam Shabber scored 40, Mustafa 38 and Shaiman Anwar’s 33.
In addition, Sikandar Raza bagged three wickets as Tendai Chatara picked two.
In response, Zimbabwe had a terrible start. The hosts lost both their openers in first five overs at the score of 18.
However, Sean Williams, who also bagged a wicket was the top-scorer for Zimbabwe. His run-a-ball 80-run knock went in vain as Mohammad Naveed bowled terrific last over. He bagged three scalps after conceding 40 runs in eight overs.
Borussia Dortmund happy to have Usain Bolt in a training programme –
The Jamaican ace sprinter Usain Bolt has somewhat cherished training with the Dortmund football club.
Owing to the training sessions, the Dortmund management is excited to have the veteran up and running.
According to Carsten Cramer, who is the executive for marketing and sales of the club, believes the two-day trial of Bolt will give him a feel of ‘realistic assessment’.
However, the eight-time gold-medalist sweated out on March 22, before walking on the field on Friday. Owing to the football drills, the 100-metre specialist played a significant.
Concluding, the club expressed joy after Olympic star Bolt trained with the club.
BCCI gives green signal to Mohammed Shami over match-fixing charges –
Simultaneously, The fast bowler Mohammed Shami has been given a green signal after serious allegations of the match-fixing charges.
Pertinently, the charges were brought against the premium bowler by his wife Hasin Jahan on March 7.
So much so, the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has investigated the matter.
Neeraj Kumar head the ACU of the cash-rich Board; BCCI. He revealed the committee has not found any solid evidence against Shami.
However, Shami has also been given a green signal to feature in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Lionel Messi to train at Real Madrid: reports
Ace Argentine footballer is being said to train with the national team at Real Madrid.
The star bowler represents the Barcelona Football Club. Ahead of the friendly fixture, the report carried by ESPNFC suggests Messi will prepare at the Valdebebas.
On March 27, Argentina will face off Spain at the home ground of Atletico Madrid; Wanda Metropolitano.
While preparing at the arch-rivals stadium, Messi will be alongside the team at the Hotel Eurostar in Madrid. Interestingly, the same hotel used by prominent club Barcelona.
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