International Sports News as on 31.08.17


Australia vs Bangladesh 1st Test

Historic win for Bangladesh
Dhaka, Bangladesh registered their first Test victory over Australia. Bangladesh won the opening thrilling test by 20 runs.
While chasing a total of 265 runs, David Warner’s went in vain as the tourists were all-out for 244 runs. It was again the bowling parnership of Shakib – Mehedi. They took 7 wickets among them well supported by Talijul who took 3 wickets. For Oz flamboyant Warner scored 112 runs. No other batsman even scored a fifty. The other run scorers were Steve Smith with 37 runs and Pat Cummins with unbeaten 33 runs.
Australia has added  left-arm spinner Steve O’Keefe for the second Test match.
India vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI
Colombo, This is an important game for both the teams. Special for India as Mr. Cool MSD is playing his 300 th match and very important for Sri Lanka as,  Sri Lanka has to win remaining 2 games to get direct entry in ICC World Cup 2019. Minimum 90 points are required to get direct entry.
Cricket South Africa
Ottis Gibson is now the Head Coach of South African cricket team. Gibson was former bowling coach of England Team.
China Open Squash
Joshna Chinappa defeated her long-time team mate Dipika Pallikal to qualifyfor women’s singles main draw of China Open.Chinappa beat Pallikal 7-11, 11-5, 11-6, 7-11, 11-8 in the final qualifying round.
Pakistan Cricket News
Karachi, Test Batsmen Sharjeel Khan has been banned for 5 years by anti corruption tribunal of Pakistan Cricket Board. The ban is for his role in spot fixing scandal during Pakistan Super League this February.
 By Prathamesh
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