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Sports Current Affairs- Jan 25, 2023

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Sports Current Affairs- Jan 25, 2023

1-India opener Shubman Gill is going through a purple patch with the bat and has sent many records in the last few months, becoming the fastest Indian to reach 1000 runs in ODIs.

2-On Tuesday, the young opener from Punjab brought up his 4th ODI century in the third and final match of the series against New Zealand at the Holkar Cricket Stadium as India defeated New Zealand by 90 runs to clean sweep the three-match series.

3-Shubman Gill is the youngster completed 1000 runs earlier in the series in his 19th ODI innings, becoming the fastest Indian and the second-fastest global to the landmark.

Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill

4-Sparkling unbeaten half-centuries by Alex Hales and Sherfane Rutherford and skipper Colin Munro’s cameo knock helped Desert Vipers overcome MI Emirates by seven wickets in Match 15 of the DP World ILT20 at the Zayed Cricket Stadium.

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5-The Indian U-17 National Team went down 0-3 against Uzbekistan in the second friendly at the Tilak Maidan, Vasco da Gama (Goa) on Tuesday.

6-After India’s thumping 90-run win in the third and final ODI against New Zealand, star all-rounder Hardik Pandya said that he is enjoying bowling with the new ball and is also satisfied with the swing of his deliveries.

Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya

7-National snooker champion Kamal Chawla of Railways and runner-up Sparsh Pherwani of Maharashtra launched their campaigns on a winning note, as they comfortably won their respective round of 64 matches of the Cricket Club of India (CCI)-organised Rs 12.1 lakh prize-money CCI Snooker Classic 2023, Mumbai on Tuesday.

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8-Captain Rohit Sharma, who smashed a long-awaited ODI century in India’s thumping 90-run win in the third and final game against New Zealand, revealed that the knock meant a lot to him, adding that he might haven’t got that magical figure but been batting well.

9- The 35-year-old Captain Rohit Sharma ended his ODI century drought, scoring 101 off 85, his 30th ton during a 212-run partnership with Shubman Gill (112 off 78) for the opening wicket, which helped India register a convincing win.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

10-The Indian cricket team rose to the top of the ICC Men’s ODI Team Rankings following their thumping 3-0 clean sweep over New Zealand, Indore on Tuesday.

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11-Fantastic centuries by Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma, followed by an impressive outing for the bowlers powered India to a clinical 3-0 series victory over New Zealand with a thumping 90-run win in the third and final ODI.

12-A fighting century by Devon Conway (138 off 100) went in vain as India thrashed New Zealand by 90 runs in the third ODI to sweep the three-match series 3-0 at the Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore on Tuesday.

13-The Joburg Super Kings’ left-arm spinner Aaron Phangiso has been suspended from bowling in the SA20, South Africa’s franchise-based domestic T20 tournament, because of an illegal action.

14-After revealing the ODI and T20I teams of 2022, ICC on Tuesday also put out its list of the best Test team of the previous year with wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant the only Indian to feature in the eleven.

15-Continuing his red-hot form, India opener Shubman Gill on Tuesday brought up his 4th ODI century in the third and final match of the series against New Zealand at the Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore to equal a rare record set by Pakistan’s Babar Azam against West Indies in 2016.

  • In 2016, Babar Azam also made 360 runs during the series against West Indies, registering three hundred in three matches.

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