Sports Current Affairs- March 9, 2021
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1- Chess player Koneru Humpy won the BBC India Sportswoman of the Year award for 2020.
2-Batsman Marcus Harris suspended. He will miss Victoria’s Marsh Cup match against Tasmania.
3-According to World Athletics president Sebastian Coe, 2022 Athletics World Cup to end with women’s 4x400m relay.
4-Former India batsman VVS Laxman said Suryakumar Yadav is a great role model for youngsters. Yadav is in the Indian 19-member squad for five-match T20I series against England which starts on March 12.
5- Veteran fast bowler Jhulan Goswami claimed four wickets as India dismissed South Africa for 157 in the second ODI. It was played at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
6-India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin won the International Cricket Council (ICC) player of Month award for February.
7- Australia head coach Justin Langer said that slow over rate at MCG against India cost them the World Test Championship (WTC) final.
8-The Indian men’s hockey team coach Graham Reid said that India need to work on defence.
9-India women defeated SA by 9-wkt in the second ODI at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow. Fast bowler Jhulan Goswami took four wickets.
10-IDCA has successfully hosted 2nd ODI National Zone Cricket Championship League for the deaf.
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11- India women’s vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur reached 17th place in ICC Women’s ODI rankings.
12-Former cricketer Zaheer Khan, his wife offered prayers at the Goddess Chinmastika temple at Jharkhand’s Rajrappa district.
13- NCA- National Cricket Academy
14-Tvesa Malik and Vani Kapoor confident to get back to winning ways at 5th leg of the Women’s Pro Golf Tour (WPGT).
15-Paraag Marathe has been re-elected as USA Cricket Board chair.
16-World Cup qualifiers for Equestrian Tent Pegging and Asian Equestrian Tent Pegging Championship will begin at Greater Noida.
17-India pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah to marry TV presenter Sanjana Ganesan this month.
18-Mumbai, Uttar Pradesh entered semi finals in Vijay Hazare Trophy.
19-ATK Mohun Bagan defeated NorthEast 2-1, set up the Indian Super League (ISL) final against Mumbai.