Sports Current Affairs- March 24, 2021
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1-Former world No.1 Andy Murray of Britain has withdrawn from Miami Open due to a left groin injury.
2-Indian shooters made clean sweep in women’s 25m pistol event at the shooting World Cup. Chinki Yadav won gold, Rahi Sarnobat won silver and Manu Bhaker won bronze.
3- Former India batsman VVS Laxman said Prithvi Shaw will have to wait for his chance in ODIs.
4-Aishwary Pratap Tomar clinched gold in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event at the shooting World Cup.
5-Filmmaker-composer Vishal Bhardwaj wants to make a film on tennis pair Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi.
6-Spinner Adam Zampa will be missing the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)’s first IPL outing as he is getting married.
7- India has been facing 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier match against Oman.
8-Cricket legend Bishan Singh Bedi has recovered from illness. Granddaughter made him smile.
9-India captain Virat Kohli rose to 4th spot in ICC T20I rankings. Rohit Sharma moved up to the 14th position.
10- Kohli made an unbeaten 80 off 52 balls in the fifth T20I against England.
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11- Yuki Bhambri to lead Delhi Binny’s Brigade in the third edition of the Tennis Premier League (TPL). It will be played in Mumbai this year.
12-Rifle shooter Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar has surprised all by winning rifle 50m 3P gold in the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in New Delhi.
13-India middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer will miss last two ODIs against England due to shoulder injury. He sustained injury dueing fielding in the first ODI at the Maharshtra Creicket Association Stadium in Pune.
14-192 specially-abled cricketers from 17 states will participate in 6th Divyang Cricket League in Chandigarh. The matches will be divided in three categories namely visually impaired, hearing impaired, and wheelchair categories
15-New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Jamieson was fined 15% fee for showing dissent at umpire’s verdict during the 2nd One-Day International match played against Bangladesh in Christchurch.
16-The Chennai Super Kings (CSK), unveiled new, camouflage IPL jersey. It is a tribute to the Indian armed forces.
17-Haryana and Jharkhand will meet during final in the 11th Sub-Junior Men’s National Championship in Jind (Haryana).
18-Nikhil Kurapati Sreenivas defeated top seed Tanussh Ghildyal to reach semis in the MAT-AITA CS7 Under-14 tennis tournament.
19-8 wrestlers, four each free style and Greco Roman style got picked up for Senior Asian Championship.
20-WFI- Wrestling Federation of India