Sports Current Affairs-January 7, 2023

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Sports Current Affairs-January 7, 2023

  1. Due to an abdominal strain sustained on day five of the second Test in Karachi, New Zealand fast bowler Matt Henry will not play in the ODI series against Pakistan and India.
    2- The new season of the Legends League Cricket will feature appearances from Shahid Afridi, Misbah-ul-Haq, Muttiah Muralitharan, Robin Uthappa, Lendl Simmons, and Sreesanth in February and March 2023 in Doha, Qatar.
Muttiah Muralitharan

3-India will play exhibition games against Australia and Bangladesh before to the U19 Women’s T20 World Cup, which will take place in South Africa from January 14 to 29.

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4-Pakistan captain Babar Azam said that the results of his team’s domestic campaign haven’t met national expectations. The latest was a thrillingly tied second Test against New Zealand at Karachi on Friday, ending Pakistan’s streak of home Test matches without a single victory.

5-Tim Southee, the captain of New Zealand, lamented the drew result of the second Test match against Pakistan in Karachi, claiming that the visitors were just one ball away from clinching a series victory.

Tim Southee

6-Rishabh Pant, Indian wicketkeeper-batsman who unexpectedly survived a terrible vehicle accident on December 30, underwent surgery to repair a ligament damage in his right knee.

  • At the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Andheri West, Mumbai, Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala, Director of Arthroscopy & Shoulder Service and Head of the Centre for Sports Medicine, performed the surgery on Pant on Friday.

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7-Aryna Sabalenka defeated Irina-Camelia Begu at the Adelaide International on Saturday to get into her maiden final on Australian soil without dropping a set.

8- World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz, withdrew from the Australian Open because of a right leg injury.

  • The 19-year-old Spaniard would have had the top seed at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in his career. Last year, he became the youngest player to complete the year at No. 1 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings.

9-Inzamam-ul-Haq, a former captain of Pakistan, has come out in favour of Babar Azam, saying that leadership is a difficult skill that “you gain with experience.”

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10-Young Indian pacer Ashdeep Singh came under fire from former India selector Saba Karim for throwing five no-balls in the second T20I match against Sri Lanka.

  • In his two overs at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune, Arshdeep conceded 37 runs.

11-At the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar, Three-time champions Australia and the England squad received a warm welcome as they landed in Odisha for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023.

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12-The DP World International League T20 will begin on January 13 at the Dubai International Stadium, bringing the cricket carnival to the United Arab Emirates in just six days.

  • From January 13 to February 12 in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah, six franchises, including the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders, Desert Vipers, Dubai Capitals, Gulf Giants, MI Emirates, and Sharjah Warriors, will compete for the spectacular tournament trophy. And as of right now, all six franchises have decided on their teams for one of the world’s most thrilling cricket competitions.

13-Basra, a city in southern Iraq, hosted the 25th Arabian Gulf Cup in 2023.

  • The commencement of the Gulf Championship was proclaimed by Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani on Friday at the opening ceremony.

14- The club announced that Virgil van Dijk, a defender for Liverpool, will be out for at least a month with a hamstring injury.

15-After a draw was made following the conclusion of all the Group Stage games, it was announced in New Delhi on Friday that the U-17 Youth Cup knockout rounds would begin on January 23 at the Deccan Arena in Hyderabad.

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