Sports Current Affairs-Feb 7, 2023

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Sports Current Affairs-Feb 7, 2023

1-According to sports expert Aman Dhall’s post-budget analysis, India needs to invest ten times as much in sport science and research as it currently does in order to foster a sports culture that encourages healthy eating, regular exercise, and the pursuit of excellence through deliberate planning.

2-After Tuesday’s 1-3 loss to Nepal at the Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka in the SAFF U-20 Women’s Championship, the India U-20 Women’s National Team has been eliminated from competition.

Mostafa Kamal Stadium

3- On Friday in Bhubaneswar, the 76th National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy will begin.

  • The first game, pitting the defending champions Kerala against the Goa, kicks off at 9 AM IST at the Capital Football Arena.

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4-Many former players from the state feel that this long due honour will do much more for the beautiful game in the state as a result of the Federation’s decision to host the Tri-Nation Friendly Football Tournament in Imphal from March 22-26. This is in line with the Federation’s objectives in Vision 2047 to spread the game far and wide.

5- Matches from the first season of the Women’s Premier League will be held in Mumbai between March 4 and March 26. The Brabourne Stadium and the DY Patil Stadium will play host to 22 total matches in this prestigious competition.

Brabourne Stadium
  • On February 13th, 2019, at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai, a total of 409 female cricket players will be put up for auction in the Women’s Premier League.

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6-After international spinner Asif Afridi pled guilty as charged to two counts of violating the PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code for Participants, the PCB banned him from all cricket for two years.

7-A galaxy of the world’s best paddlers, including table tennis legend and reigning Olympic champion Ma Long and current women’s Olympic champion Chen Meng, will descend in India from February 2 to March 5 for the World Table Tennis (WTT) Star Contender Goa.

8-The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has announced the addition of three new members to its independent body, the World Cricket Committee (WCC): former England women’s captain Clare Connor, former Australia head coach Justin Langer, and former South Africa captain Graeme Smith.

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9-The International Cricket Council (ICC) headquarters in Dubai will be the location of the upcoming World Cricket Committee (WCC) meeting on February 12 and 13.

10-Two Australian batters, Phoebe Litchfield and Beth Mooney, and England’s Grace Scrivens, the Player of the Tournament at the first ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup, were among the ten players shortlisted on Tuesday for the ICC Women’s Player of the Month award for January 2023.

Phoebe Litchfield

11- Chris Gayle, a legend from the West Indies, has said that the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fanbase is among the best he has ever encountered, and he even revealed an incident in which one of those fans had his nose broken by one of his big hits.

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle

12- The individuals, who have been considered for the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award for January 2023 include India’s Shubman Gill and Mohammad Siraj, who had excellent series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand,. Black Caps’ opener Devon Conway also found the place.

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13-The Turkish club Hatayspor’s manager, Mustafa Ozat, reported on Tuesday that the 13-year-old Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu, who had been reported missing in the province of Hatay after the devastating earthquake, had been rescued alive from the rubble of a building with injuries.

14-In the most recent ICC Women’s T20 rankings, released on Tuesday, Smriti Mandhana, the opener for India, remained in the top three while Deepti Sharma, an all-rounder, fell one spot.

Smriti Mandhana
Smriti Mandhana

15-After scoring 21 runs against South Africa, India captain Harmanpreet Kaur and Sri Lanka’s Chamari Athapaththu both climbed into the top 10 of the rankings.

  • Despite opening the bowling and taking 1-19 in the same tri-series final, Deepti fell to third place in the all rounder’s list.

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