Sports Current Affairs- Jan 15, 2023

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Sports Current Affairs- Jan 15, 2023

1-Middle-order batter for India In ODIs, Shreyas Iyer contends that when starting at bat, one must consider getting runs on every delivery.

  • Iyer, who scored 724 runs at an average of 55.69 in 15 innings for India in ODIs in 2022, has been an important member of the middle order.

2-South Africa lost against Argentina 0-1 to open the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela. The team will hope for a strong performance against France in their next game on Monday, despite the fact that the loss hasn’t diminished their confidence.

3-In the third and final ODI of the series against Sri Lanka on Sunday at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram, India’s captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first.

Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram

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4- Legendary Australian cricketer Allan Border praised Pat Cummins’ leadership skills but cautioned that the Baggy Greens’ next Test series against India will be their “acid test.”

5-The right-arm fast bowler Jamie Overton of England will be replaced by former West Indies T20 international team captain Carlos Braithwaite, according to the Adani SportsLine owned Gulf Giants.

  • Due to a spinal stress fracture, the English pacer will miss the full event in the United Arab Emirates.

6- To commemorate the 70th anniversary of his victory in the men’s singles event at the 1953 Australian Open, tennis great Ken Rosewall of Australia has been unveiled as the face of the commemorative coin.

Ken Rosewall

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7-Mohammad Nabi, an all-rounder for Afghanistan, claimed that after watching Umran Malik bowl at nets in 2021, he informed Malik that he would play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

8-Vikram Rathour, the batting coach for India, stated that the team management is aiming to improve in “a lot of areas” and will address them in the third one-day international against Sri Lanka, which is set for Sunday.

9-Novak Djokovic, Casper Ruud, and Stefanos Tsitsipas all begin their campaigns with the knowledge that if they win the 2023 Australian Open, they will move up to the top spot in the ATP Rankings.

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic

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10-Bibiano Fernandes, the head coach of India’s Under-17 team, has named a 22-person roster for the friendly match against the UAE U-20 National Team on January 16 in Dubai.

  • The team will play two friendlies against Uzbekistan on January 22 and 24 in Goa after returning to India, according to a release from the AIFF.

11-The signing of forward Georginio Rutter is a club record for Leeds United.

  • The 20-year-old, who will wear the No. 24 jersey, joins on a five-and-a-half-year deal from Bundesliga team Hoffenheim, according to premierleague.com.

12-MI Cape Town captain Rashid Khan claimed that his club has the best bowling unit in the competition after a convincing seven-wicket victory over Joburg Super Kings in a SA20 encounter. This makes his job easier, according to Khan.

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13-Saturday night at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, UAE’s Muhammad Waseem led MI Emirates to a 49-run victory over Sharjah Warriors by producing a brilliant performance of 71 runs in 39 balls. This was the second game of the ILT20.

Zayed Cricket Stadium

14- The Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium will host the India Open 2023, which will be bigger than ever from January 17 to 22.

15-In order to ensure that spectators with disabilities can enjoy the current Hockey World Cup without experiencing any difficulties, the Odisha government has made extraordinary efforts to make the Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Rourkela freely accessible.

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