India again beat Bangladesh by an innings to consolidate their standing in the World Test Championship. India are the top ranked Test team with 360 points from seven matches. Each series is worth 120 points with the points distributed evenly over the number of matches in a series. The top two teams in the league will play the final in UK in June 2021.
Manu Bhaker has set a world record as she bagged India's first gold medal at the ISSF World Cup tournament in Women's 10m Air Pistol on Thursday. In the process, she broke the junior world record with her score of 244.7. She also became the 2nd Indian shooter, after Heena Sidhu, to win a gold at Women's 10m Air Pistol at the ISS World Cup.
Australian wicketkeeper Emily Smith has been banned for a year for breaching Cricket Aus-tralia's anti-corruption code. With this, she will miss out key matches including the Women's Big Bash League and the 50-over Women's National Cricket League. Smith faces the ban for sharing a video on Instagram, which revealed details like her team’s lineup.
Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh, who participated in Global T20 tournament in Canada and currently playing for Abu Dhabi T10 league, said that he is enjoying his life post retirement. He is of the opinion that bit-hitters and players will be more successful in the T10 format, which is an exciting format, but was not sure players get enough time.
Lionel Messi scored on his return from a three-month ban as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia yesterday. Messi missed Argentina's previous four matches due to a suspension for accusing CONMEBOL of favouring host Brazil at the Copa America. With Friday's defeat, Brazil has not won any of its five matches since lifting the trophy in July.
India’s fast bowlers bundled Bangladesh out for a paltry 150 in their first innings in the Test match at Indore yesterday. Mohammed Shami took 3 wickets and Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav 2 each. Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin who took 2 wickets became the third Indian to take 250 wickets on home soil. Mushfiqur Rahim was Bangladesh's top–scorer with 43.