Here is Sportzwiki’s daily sports round-up which features prime news from around the world, on 21st of March 2018. It’s further about sporting events like cricket, football, and badminton which has already grabbed the attention of all the sports enthusiasts.
Peshawar Zalmi claims a thrilling Eliminator 1 –
Defending champions Peshawar Zalmi held nerve to seal the Eliminator 1 of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Lahore. In a heart-racing thriller, Sarfraz Ahmed-led Quetta Gladiators fell short by just a run when Anwar Ali smoked three sixes and a boundary in Liam Dawson’s over.
Chasing down the target of 158 in 20 allotted overs, Sarfraz alongside Mohammad Nawaz smashed 35 each, but it was Ali who kept the Gladiators in the hunt. He smashed 14-ball 28 at the strike-rate of exactly 200.
With the one-run win, Zalmi are through to the Eliminator 2, as Quetta innings was stalled at 156 for nine in 20 overs.
Darren Sammy-led side will face Karachi Kings on March 21 at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
Hasan Ali was adjudged Man of the Match for his figures of two for 21 in four overs.
Starbucks food has been banned inside England football team hotel –
Reports revealed Starbucks food has been banned inside England team hotel which further includes sweeteners.
According to the ESPN FC, England head coach Gareth Southgate is giving his best to prepare for the World Cup campaign. The World Cup is slated to kick off in June this in Russia.
Pertinently, the Starbucks cafe is serving the food at the National Football Centre within the premises of Hilton Hotel.
England is currently preparing at St George’s Park before facing off in friendly fixtures against Netherlands and Italy respectively.
As per the menu while the ban is being imposed muffins and sandwiches have been removed. However, tea, coffee, and water has been made available owing to the get-together of England.
“Starbucks are not allowed to serve food in the cafe while the players are staying at the hotel,” ESPN FC quotes a source.
French Open prize money extended to whopping $48 million –
The Fresh Open is scheduled to kick off on May 27, but the governing committee has increased the prize money by eight percent. Moreover, the total prize will be around $48 million.
Guy Forget, who is the director for Roland Garros revealed the winners of men’s and women’s tournament will take away home $2.7 million each. The finals will be held on June 10.
Cristiano Ronaldo happy with kit suppliers –
The Portugal skipper Cristiano Ronaldo is excited about the ‘power boots’ which is set to be available in the stores from March 22 (Thursday). He is fondly known as CR7.
Regarding the footwear, the boots have been referred as ‘El Comandante’.
The words are further understood as ‘leader’ and ‘power’ as Ronaldo cherishes the name owing to the history.
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