Current Affairs of Sports- February 19, 2022

Current Affairs of Sports- February 19, 2022

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Current Affairs of Sports- February 19, 2022

1- Who was happy with the implementation of plans in a high-pressure situation during their 186-run defence against the West Indies in the second Twenty20 International?

2- Who remained composed to defend 29 runs off the final two overs to give India a close eight-run victory over WI in the second T20I, so clinching the series?

3- Who claimed he is perfectly OK with batting wherever the side wants him to and that the more one trains, the better one becomes?

4- Who was barred from competition for 10 years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for “repeated violations of anti-doping rules”?

5- Who praised big-hitting hitter Rovman Powell, calling him “phenomenal” and pleased with his 100-run combination with Nicholas Pooran?

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6- Who has stated that he intends to accept an offer to join the Albiceleste in an off-field capacity for this year’s World Cup in Qatar?

7- Who took five second-innings wickets as South Africa suffered their second-largest innings defeat over New Zealand in the first of two Test series at Christchurch’s Hagley Oval?

8- Who will travel on its first limited-overs bilateral tour to the Netherlands in May-June this year, with a three-match One-day International (ODI) series in Amstelveen?

9- Who remarked after his team’s innings and 276-run victory against South Africa in the first Test at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Saturday that it was a “testament to the depth” that the country has acquired over the years?

10- Who has remarked that having fast bowling veteran Courtney Walsh as head coach has put her team in a good position for the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup, which will be played across six sites in New Zealand beginning March 4?

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11-Who is said to have left the team bio-bubble in Kolkata ahead of the third and final T20 International against the West Indies on February 20 at Eden Gardens?

12- Who claimed he’s still trying to wrap his mind around the reasons for the humiliating loss to New Zealand at the Hagley Oval by an innings and 276 runs?

13- Who feels that his undefeated 68 against India in the second T20I on Friday would not be remembered as a remarkable innings since the visitors did not win the match?

14- Who has indicated that the team’s experience of being restricted to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru for months strengthened its commitment to do well at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games?

15- Which city was named the host city of the 2023 International Olympic Committee (IOC) session after successfully vying for it during the 139th IOC session, which is now taking place in Beijing alongside the Winter Olympics?

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16- Which nation will hold an IOC session for the second time, following New Delhi in 1983?

17- In 2008, who was the country’s first individual Olympic gold medalist?

18- Who has described India’s overwhelming vote to host the IOC Session in Mumbai in 2023 as a tremendous development for India’s Olympic goals and a source of great pride and joy?

19-Located in the heart of the city near the Bandra Kurla Complex, which is India’s largest convention centre and will open in early 2022?

20- Who said that he will approach the three-match Test series against Pakistan with an open attitude and will attempt to adjust to the circumstances as best he can after demonstrating his batting power in the recently ended Ashes series.

ANSWERS-

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1-India captain Rohit Sharma

2-Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel

3-India wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant

4-Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare

5- West Indies captain Kieron Pollard

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6-Former Argentina striker Sergio Aguero

7-Pace bowler Tim Southee

8-The West Indies cricket team

9-New Zealand cricket team’s stand-in skipper Tom Latham

10-West Indies women’s team captain Stafanie Taylor

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11-Former India skipper Virat Kohli and wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant

12-South Africa captain Dean Elgar

13-Big-hitting West Indies batter Rovman Powell

14-India’s ace defender and drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh

15-The city of Mumbai

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16-India

17-Abhinav Bindra

18-International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Nita Ambani

19- The state-of-the-art, brand new Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai.

20-Australian cricketer Travis Head


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