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India Vs Australia 2017, 2nd T20, Guwahati
Australia smashed India by eight wickets in the second T20 in Guwahati to keep the series alive. Jason Behrendroff got elected as the man of the match. He picked up four wickets in his quota of four overs giving away just 21 runs.
India, in reply, were all-out for a mere 118 runs in the first innings. Kedhar Jadhav was the top scorer for the Indian team as he scored 27 runs. Australia chased down the target in just 15.3 overs courtesy a 109 runs partnership between Moises Henriques and Travis Head.
Stones Thrown At Australian Team Bus
Australia won the second T20 against India by eight wickets in Guwahati. This loss was not taken well by the cricket fans in Guwahati as the Australian team bus was attacked and stones were thrown at the bus breaking the windows of the bus. Aaron Finch in a tweet had shown the picture of the broken window and wrote:
“Pretty scary having a rock thrown through the team bus window on the way back to the hotel!!”
India ‘A’ Vs New Zealand ‘A’, 2nd Unofficial ODI, Vishakhapatnam
The match between India ‘A’ and New Zealand ‘A’ ended in a thrilling tie as Ankit Bawane hit a six of the second last ball with India requiring eight runs of two balls. New Zealand ‘A’ batted first scoring 269/9 in a rain marred match as the match was reduced to 42 overs. Glenn Philips was the top scorer for New Zealand as he was unbeaten at 140. For India, Shreyas Iyer and Ankit played well in the middle overs scoring 90 and 83 runs respectively.
Kagiso Rabada Rises to Number Three in the Ranking
Kagiso Rabada jumped two places to reach his career best ranking of number three only behind Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson. Rabada picked up 10 wickets in the second Test to help his team beat Bangladesh by an innings and 254 runs. Rabada overtook Ravichandran Ashwin and Rangana Herath in the rankings.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier CONMEBOL, Argentina Vs Ecuador
Argentina came back from a one goal deficit to beat Ecuador 3-1 thanks to a hat-trick by Lionel Messi. An inspired performance by Lionel Messi helped Argentina win a must win tie and help them qualify for the World Cup next year in Russia.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier CONMEBOL, Brazil Vs Chile
Chile crashed out of the qualifying race as they lost to Brazil 3-0 in the last and a must win match. Gabriel Jesus scored a brace to add on to a one goal advantage that the Brazilian team took in the 55th minute.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifier UEFA – Portugal Qualify, Robben Retires
Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal qualified for the World Cup 2018 in Russia as they defeated Switzerland 2-0. On the other hand, Arjen Robben retired from international football as his team Netherland bowed out of the World Cup even after defeating Sweden 2-0. Robben scored both the goals for the Dutch.
FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017, Costa Rica Vs Guinea
Costa Rica and Guinea played out a 2-2 draw as Costa Rica lost the lead twice in the match. Guinea attempted 40 shots on goal out which they could only manage 14 shots on target.
FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017, Spain Vs Niger
Sapin rolled over Niger 4-0 at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium in Kochi. Abel Ruiz scored a brace and Cesar Gelabert and Sergio Gomez added a goal each to their tallies. Spain have now won one and lost one.
FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017, Brazil Vs North Korea
Brazil won their match against North Korea 2-0. Brazil have now qualified for the round of 16. Brazil enjoyed 73 percent possession in the match.
FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017, Iran Vs Germany
Iran recorded a massive upset as they defeated Germany 4-0. Germany dominated the possession with 67% possession but was unable to find the back of the net even once in the entire match.