Wednesday, October 4, 2023

    Podcast: World Test Championship 2023 final to be held in London between IND vs AUS Ashes Test series from June 16

    noWelcome to Maskar, the weekly sports bulletin of the News18 Hindi podcast. I am with you Naveen Srivastava. The final match of the World Test Championship 2023 between India and Australia will be played at the London Oval from Wednesday.

    It will be a neutral ground for both teams. In terms of record, Team India’s performance at the Oval has not been good. India have played 14 Tests at this ground so far, out of which they have won only 2 Tests and lost 5 matches. Seven matches were drawn.

    In the last Test played under Virat Kohli in 2021, India beat England by 157 runs. Incidentally, Australia’s record at the Oval is not good either. Kangaroos have managed to win only 7 out of 38 Tests played here. He was defeated in 17 Tests and 14 Test matches ended without a win-win decision.

    Talking about the Test matches played between India and Australia so far, 106 Test matches have been played between India and Australia, out of which Australia has won 44 and Team India has won 32 Test matches. 29 Tests have been drawn. When a test tie.

    Team India wants to end the ICC trophy drought that has been going on for the last 10 years. India last won the ICC trophy as the Champions Trophy in 2013 under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Team India defeated England in the 2013 Champions Trophy title game.

    Both teams are very strong for the final of the ICC World Test Championship. Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Akshar Patel, Srikar Bharat, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Jaydev Unadkat, Umesh Yadav, Ishan Kishan. Teams are included

    Australia on the other hand: Pat Cummins (captain), Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Greene, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh. Legendary players like Todd Murphy, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, David Warner and Matt Renshaw are also included.

    If the World Test Championship match between India and Australia is a draw, not one team but both teams will be declared joint winners. That is, the trophy will be shared between the two teams.

    June 12 has been kept as a reserve day in case the match is interrupted due to rain. However, the reserve day will be used only when 90 overs are not bowled in the game and no one-day or six-hour game can be completed.

    England beat Ireland by 10 wickets to win the only Test series 1-0. England’s Olly Pope, who scored a brilliant double century in this Test, won the man of the match award. Pope put on a 252-run partnership for the second wicket with Ben Duckett.

    This partnership contributed significantly to England’s victory. England announced the first innings at 524 for four wickets. In response, the Irish team was bowled out for 172 runs in the first innings. Playing the follow on, Ireland scored 362 for 9 in their second innings.

    England got the target of only 10 runs without losing any wicket. Olly Pope scored 205 runs for England and Duckett played a brilliant innings of 182 runs.

    Despite losing the Test match played between England and Ireland at Lord’s in London, the Ireland team registered a special record in Test cricket. This record was held by Andy McBrien and Mark Adair, who came to play at No.8 and No.9. Both formed the greatest partnership in Test cricket for Ireland. The duo added 163 runs for the seventh wicket. This is the largest Test pairing for Ireland cricket.

    Andy McBrien scored an unbeaten 86 and Mark Adair played a brilliant innings of 88 runs. Previously, the record for the greatest partnership in Test cricket for Ireland was held by Andrew Balbirnie and Paul Stirling. The two shared an unbeaten stand of 115 for the fourth wicket in the April 2023 Test against Sri Lanka.

    The Ashes Test series between Australia and England will begin on June 16 with the Edgbaston Test. England captain Ben Stokes will be available for the upcoming Ashes series after recovering from a knee injury. Stokes can only play two matches for Chennai Super Kings in IPL due to injury. Josh Tong has been named in England’s Ashes squad for the first two Tests against Australia. Fast bowler Tong, who recently made his Test debut against Ireland, took 5 wickets in the second innings against Ireland. Jonny Bairstow has returned to England’s announced 16-man squad after recovering from a leg injury.

    Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by 132 runs in the second ODI on Sunday to level the three-match series 1-1. This is Sri Lanka’s biggest win against Afghanistan so far in terms of runs. In reply to Sri Lanka’s 323 for 6 in this match, the Afghanistan team could manage only 191 runs in 42 overs and 1 ball.

    Serbia’s Novak Djokovic reached the quarter-finals of the French Open tennis for the 17th time. In this way, Djokovic surpassed Rafael Nadal’s record of reaching the quarter-finals of the French Open 16 times. Yes, it’s different that Nadal has converted 14 titles out of his 16 French Open quarterfinals.

    Djokovic easily defeated Juan Pablo Varillas 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in Sunday’s fourth-round match. Third seed Novak Djokovic is eyeing a record 23rd Grand Slam title. Along with winning the title, he will once again climb to number one in the rankings. Notably, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic won 22 Grand Slam titles each.

    And finally football. Manchester City won the FA Cup, the world’s oldest and most prestigious football competition. Manchester City won the title for the seventh time after defeating Manchester United two goals against one in the final match held at Wembley Stadium. Ilkay Gundokan scored both goals for Manchester City. He scored in the first and 51 minutes.

    Bruno Fernandes scored the only goal for Manchester United from a penalty in the 33rd minute of the game. Manchester City are just one win away from winning the treble this season. The treble means winning the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League in one season. Manchester City won the Premier League and FA Cup. Now to complete the treble, he needs to win the Champions League title match against Inter Milan in Istanbul on June 10.

    That’s it for today in News18 Hindi Podcast’s weekly special sports bulletin. We will be back again with latest sports news. Then allow Naveen Srivastava. Hello.

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