Sports Current Affairs- March 19, 2021
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1-India skipper Virat Kohli unhappy over third umpire’s call on Suryakumar Yadav dismissal in the fourth T20I against England.
2-World champion and fifth seed P.V. Sindhu entered into the women’s singles quarter-finals of the All England Open badminton winning against Line Christophersen of Denmark.
3-Table tennis players Sharath Kamal, Gnanasekaran Sathiyan, Sutirtha Mukherjee and Manika Batra have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics beginning July 23 this year.
4- India team for ODI series against England has been announced. India’s ODI squad members are Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Y Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, uzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Prasidh Krishna, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur.
5- Kenyan Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge is ready for NN Hamburg Marathon on April 11.
6-The Delhi Capitals (DC) launched their official new jersey for the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL).
7- NFL- National Football League.
8-Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen has defeated two-time world champion Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan. She has entered the women’s 51 kg semi-finals to be played at the Bosphorus Boxing Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey.
9-The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has complained that there is no information on vaccination from Government.
10- Indian women’s doubles players Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy were defeated in the quarter-finals of the All England Open Championships.
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11-Vaibhav Krishna Sriram and Disha Santosh Khandoji emerged champions at AITA U-16 in the boys and girls under-16 categories respectively.
12-India’s world No 1 Divyansh Singh Panwar and Arjun Babuta have entered the World Cup final of 10m air-rifle in New Delhi.
13-England fined 20 per cent of their match fees for slow over-rate in 4th T20I against India at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahemadabad.
14-India’s Lakshya Sen got defeated in quarters in the All England Open Championships.
15-The Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium is in Lucknow.
16-India woman cricketer Harmanpreet is ruled out of 1st T20I vs SA
17-The Indian pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra have entered final of Olympics qualifier event.
18- Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 45 runs in the second T20 International in the three-match series at Abu Dhabi at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
19-Kamalpreet Kaur has qualified for discus event in the Olympic Games competition to be held in Tokyo in July this year.