Current Affairs of Sports- February 20, 2022

Current Affairs of Sports- February 20, 2022

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Current Affairs of Sports- February 20, 2022

Current Affairs of Sports

1-Who delivered an outstanding effort to assist Ahmedabad Defenders advance to the final four of the RuPay Prime Volleyball League by defeating Kolkata Thunderbolts at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad?

2- In the WBO Asia-Pacific women’s title battle on Saturday in Gangwan-do, Korea, who was defeated by Korean Bo Mi Re Shin through TKO in the eighth round?

3- Who led Oman to a nine-wicket victory against Canada in Group A of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A at the Oman Academy venue in Al Amerat?

4- Who announced Rohit Sharma as the Test captain for the next series against Sri Lanka?

5- Who visited Bengaluru’s R.V. Girls High School as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s school visit initiative, ‘Meet the Champions,’ ahead of the Tokyo Olympians and Paralympians?

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6-The ‘Meet the Champions’ project is part of the government’s which programme, which was launched in December 2021 by Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra and Paralympic Bronze Medalist Sharad Kumar in January 2022.

7- Who will spearhead the ‘Meet the Champions’ campaign for Paralympians visiting schools in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu?

8- Who emphasised the significance of competing in the Ranji Trophy in determining a cricketer’s match-readiness?

9- Who has been selected temporary head coach of Afghanistan’s men’s cricket team for the forthcoming limited-overs series against Bangladesh?

10- Who defeated Haryana Steelers 30-27 in Bengaluru during the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 8 match?

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11- Who will be seeking for a clean sweep after dominating the T20I series against Sri Lanka when they face the visitors in the fifth and final encounter at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here later on Sunday?

12- Who mentioned prior of the fifth T20I that he was impressed with Ashton Agar’s left-arm spin?

13- Name the Sri Lanka skipper who bemoaned his batsmen’ inability to score runs.

14- Who scored a 95th-minute winner to give Tottenham a 3-2 triumph away to Manchester City, putting the Premier League championship chase back on track?

15- Who scored three goals in the final 27 minutes to beat struggling Alaves 3-0 at home, ensuring they would remain at least four points ahead at the top of La Liga even if second-place Sevilla wins away to Espanyol on Sunday evening?

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16- With a 4-1 win away to Granada, who scored a hat-trick to help Villarreal maintain their great recent success ahead of next week’s Champions League encounter against Juventus?

17- Who has said that he would not play cricket before to the three-match Test series against Pakistan?

18- Who won his tenth tour-level title, capping off a strong week with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili in the Qatar ExxonMobil Open final in Doha?

19- Who has been named captain of the West Indies side for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, which begins next month in New Zealand?

20- Who has been named as WI’s vice-captain for her fifth ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup?

ANSWERS

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1-Spiker Shon T John

2- Indian pugilist Chandni Mehra

3-Unbeaten half-centuries by Kashyap Prajapati and skipper Zeeshan Maqsood

4-chief selector Chetan Sharma

5-Indian swimmer and Tokyo Olympian Shrihari Nataraj

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6-‘Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’

7- Paralympic medalists Avani Lekhara and Mariyappan Thangavelu

8- Chetan Sharma, the chairman of India’s senior men’s cricket team selection committee

9-Former Australian cricketer Stuart Law

10-A collective effort from Patna Pirates

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11- Australia

12-Aaron Finch

13-Dasun Shanaka

14-Harry Kane

15-Real Madrid

16-Arnaut Danjuma

17-Australian wicketkeeper-batter Alex Carey

18-Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut

19-All-rounder Stafanie Taylor

20-Senior off-spinner Anisa Mohammed

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