Sunday Sports Updates 06-09-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Cricket

BCCI announced IPL 2020 schedule on Sunday.Mumbai Indians will take on Chennai Super Kings in the opening match at Abu Dhabi on September 19.The tournament will be hosted by 3 cities viz.Dubai,Sharjah and Abu Dhabi.The final will be played on a weekday for the first time in its 13 year history.

Tennis

Second seed Dominic Thiem passed Marin Cilic test in third round of US Open on Saturday night.Thiem won 6-2,6-2,3-6,6-3 to reach fourth round where he will face Felix Auger Aliassime.Daniil Medvedev,Matteo Berrettini and Andrey Rublev also made it to round of 16.Among women,Serena Williams beat Sloane Stephens 2-6,6-2,6-2 to reach second week.

Badminton

Saina Nehwal will join national camp at Gopichand academy in Hyderabad after her husband Kashyap’s name was included in three week camp for Thomas and Uber Cup to be held next month.

Wrestling

World Championship silver medallist Indian wrestler,Deepak Punia who was tested positive for Coronavirus has been discharged from hospital.He has been advised home quarantine.

Golf

Indian golfer Tvesa Malik finished impressive tied 4th at Flumserberg Ladies Open.It is her best ever result in an international pro event.Diksha Dagar fin8shed tied 47th.

Football

Cristiano Ronaldo less Portugal beat Croatia 4-1 in UEFA Nations League on Saturday.France beat Sweden 1-0 while Belgium got over Denmark 2-0.

Basketball

Toronto Raptors evened Eastern conference semifinals series after beating Boston Celtics 100-93 on Saturday night.Nuggets beat Clippers in game two ofWestern conference semifinals series.

Cycling

Nans Peters won stage 8 of Tour de France.

 

By Shailesh Padhye