Latest Sports Updates 12-09-2020 @ 8.00 p.m.IST

Football

English premier league 2020-21 season got underway on Saturday.In the opening game,Arsenal win 3-0 away to promoted side Fulham.Alexandre Lacazette,Gabriel and captain Pierre Emerick Aubameyang scored for the Gunners.

Tennis

Dominic Thiem sets up final date with Alexander Zverev at US Open.Thiem surprised Daniil Medvedev with straight sets semifinal win while Zverev reached his first Grand Slam final after coming back from the brink to prevail over Pablo Carreno Busta on Friday.

Cricket

Team India is likely to quarantine at Adelaide when they arrive in Australia after IPL 2020.India is scheduled to play 4 tests and 6 white ball internationals.

Formula One

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for Sunday’s Tuscan Grand Prix.His Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas will also join him in the front row.

Badminton

Indian shuttler Malvika Bamsod is excited to play in Uber Cup.She is not worried about the threat posed by Covid-19.Thomas and Uber Cup will be held next month in Denmark.

Basketball

Boston Celtics beat Toronto Raptors 92-87 in the deciding game on Friday night to book a spot in Eastern conference final.Game one of the best of seven series final will be played on Tuesday in quarantine bubble in Orlando,Florida.

Golf

American Sam Burns grabs two stroke lead after the second round of US PGA Safeway Open in California.

Hockey

Indian forward S V Sunil thinks systematic approach and two way communication has been instrumental in India climbing the rankings in world hockey in recent years.

 

By Shailesh Padhye