Sports Current Affairs- March 4, 2021
Sports Current Affairs plays an important role in the preparation of students participating in the various competitive exams.
1-Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom has entered 51kg semis after defeating GiordanaSorrentino of Italy at the Boxam Elite International tournament at Castellon (Spain).
2-Kieron Pollard hit six sixes in an over off Sri Lanka’s Akila Dananjaya. It helped West Indies to win 1st T20I by four wickets at the Coolidge Cricket Ground.
3-Rajasthan crowd goes berserk to catch glimpse of the former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
4-West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has become the second batsman after India’s Yuvraj Singh to hit 6 sixes in an over in a T20 International.
5-Axar Patel took two wickets and Mohammed Siraj dismissed England captain Joe Root in the first session on Day 1 of the fourth Test. India reduced the visitors to 74/3 at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
6-Pollard has become the third to achieve the feat in an international match after India’s Yuvraj and South Africa’s Herschelle Gibbs, in West Indies’ first T20I against Sri Lanka on Thursday.
7- Gibbs became the first batsman to hit six sixes in an over in an ODI against Netherlands during the 2007 World Cup.
8-Yuvraj Singh made news by hitting six sixes in an over off England pacer Stuart Broad. It came during the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007.
9-Haryana’s Jasmine has entered the 57-kg semi-finals at the Boxam International Tournament in Castellon, Spain.
10-India’s Kidambi Srikanth has defeated France’s Thomas Rouxel to enter the quarter-finals of the Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament.
11-Left-arm spinner Axar Patel took four wickets and R. Ashwin claimed three as India bowled England out for 205 runs in their first innings of the fourth and final Test in Ahemadabad. India were 24 for one at stumps.
12-England fast bowler Jofra Archer missed 4th Test due to right elbow issue.
13-The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been postponed after the emergence of seven Covid-19 positive cases.
14- The ongoing West Indies-Sri Lanka cricket series is being streamed live on FanCode in India.
15-World Table Tennis (WTT)- Achanta Sharath Kamal loses in pre-quarters.
16-Indian women’s hockey team ended Germany tour with 1-2 loss in the fourth and final match at Dusseldorf.
17-Cricket South Africa (CSA) has named Dean Elgar captain of their men’s Test team and Temba Bavuma skipper for the shorter formats as well as vice-captain of the Test team.
18-Mohit Kumar of the Indian Navy won Rings and Peg Tent Pegging gold at the National Equestrian Championship in Greater Noida.
19- India’s women’s trap team comprising Kirti Gupta, Manisha Keer, and Rajeshwari Kumari won a silver at the first International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Shotgun stage.