Here is Sportzwiki’s daily news round-up, featuring top sports news from around the world, on 12th October 2017. Here’s all the news from sporting events as cricket, football, WWE, Tennis and other sports took over the attention of sports enthusiasts.
Test and ODI Leagues Approved By ICC
ICC on Thursday approved a Test match world Championship and an ODI league that will be introduced in international cricket after the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. The Test Championship will comprise the top nine teams in the world with the top two finishing teams to play in a championship final in 2021. The ODI league will contain the top 13 ranked teams in the world and will commence in 2020-21 for two years leading to the 2023 World Cup.
India Vs Australia 2017, 3rd T20, Hyderabad
India and Australia will play in the third ODI which will be a series decider and will be played in Hyderabad on Friday and will begin at 7 PM IST. Australia won the second T20 by eight wickets levelling the series 1-1. Virat Kohli will be looking forward to continuing his winning streak as a captain.
Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Dubai
Pakistan and Sri Lanka will face each other in the first ODI of the five-match series at Dubai International stadium in Dubai. Sri Lanka goes into the first ODI with a slight advantage as they won the two-match Test series 2-0. Sri Lanka have lost all the previous five ODI’s they have played whereas, Pakistan are playing their first ODI after their Champions Trophy triumph.
Ireland to Play Their First Test against Pakistan
Ireland who was given Test status earlier this year along with Afghanistan has confirmed that they will play their first Test against Pakistan in May 2018. Pakistan are planned to travel to England in late May will play against Ireland before going to England. The date and venue is yet to be announced.
FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017, India Vs Ghana
India’s first FIFA World Cup campaign ended with a 4-0 loss against Ghana at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. With this loss, India bowed out of the tournament. India defended well in the beginning but conceded just before half-time. Ghana dominated the entire second half and scored thrice.
FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017, Mali Vs New Zealand
Mali prevailed over New Zealand 3-1 to qualify for the round of 16 with this win. Mali attempted 33 shot on goal in the match managing ten on target. Mali opened the scoring in the 18th minute and took a two-goal advantage in the 50th minute. The Kiwis pulled one back in the 72nd minute, but Mali scored again in the 82nd minute.
FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017, Turkey Vs Paraguay
Paraguay won 3-1 against Turkey to top their group with nine points. Paraguay qualifies for the round of 16 along with Mali from group B.
FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017, USA Vs Colombia
USA lost a round of 16 spots as they lost to Colombia 3-1 in a do or die match at the D.Y Patil Stadium in Mumbai. Colombia scored in the third minute, but the Americans equalised in the 24th minute. However, they scored two more goals to snatch a spot in the next round from the USA.
Premier League: Arsene Wenger Hints At Ozil and Sanchez Leaving
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger said on Thursday that Arsenal could cash in on by selling Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in January if there is no breakthrough in contract talks before then.
Ligue 1: Corruption Case against PSG chairman
Swiss federal prosecutors have announced a criminal case for a bribery case linked to World Cup broadcast rights against PSG’s Qatari chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi.