A young team of women cricket players will fly to Dubai to play friendly games with boys and girls of the G Force Cricket Academy. The programme is being conducted by Play True, an initiative of Sonia Anirudhan, with the aim of empower young women through sports. The cricket team is formed by state players of Kerala, Meghalaya, UP and Karnataka.
The 19-year-old Anshu Malik could not make in the Individual Wrestling World Cup as she lost to 57kg gold-medal contest 1-5 to Anastasia Nichita of Moldova. But she managed to ensure The India’s first medal in the tournament in Bulgaria. Anshu was trapped in the firm grip of Anastasia that led to the 3-0 at the end of the first round.
An otherworldly underwater sculpture park called ReefLine is set to open to the public in Miami in December 2021. The first phase will be seven miles long. The project is designed by Ximena Caminos of the BlueLab Preservation Society. He said this is an attempt to explore how we can combine art and science to address issues of sustainability.
India’s Hima Das and Dutee Chand are all set to join the women’s 4x100m relay team to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. Hima Das has been out of the major tracks due to back injury after winning the 400m silver at Jakarta. Due to the pandemic, World Athletics had frozen Olympic qualification till Nov 30. The women’s squad missed 2016 Rio Olympics.
The football legend Diego Maradona is no more. He succumbed to a heart failure at the age of sixty in Argentina’s Buenos Aires. Having made his professional debut at 15, he grabbed the eyes of people across the world as the greatest player of all time in the football field. Argentinian president Alberto Fernández declared 3 day of national mourning.
Indian women cricket team have reached the UAE to take part in the Women’s T20 Challenge, which is scheduled to be held from November 4-9. The team members, including T20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur, batswomen Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues had 9-day quarantine in Mumbai where they had undergone multiple RT-PCR tests, before leaving for the UAE.