Latest Sports Updates 02-02-2021 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Cricket

Australia tour of South Africa due to start March 1st week is postponed due to virus situation in South Africa.Meanwhile New Zealand became the first team to qualify for World Test Championship Final.India has bright chance of making it to the final.

Scenarios for India making the final:

For India to qualify for WTC final, they would need to beat England by any of the following margins in the upcoming four-Test series
4-0
3-0
3-1
2-0
2-1

For England to qualify, they would need to win by 4-0, 3-0 or 3-1.

Badminton

SatwikSaiRaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa broke into top 20 of world rankings.Satwik and Ashwini became the first Indian mixed doubles pair to reach semifinals of Super 1000 event in Thailand.They are currently ranked at 19th.

Tennis

Rafael Nadal pulled out of Spain’s ATP Cup tie against hosts Australia with a lower back problem.He hopes to be fit for next tie on Thursday to get some match practice ahead of Australian Open which begins next week in Melbourne.

Football

Brighton stunned Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 in premier league on Monday night.

 

By Shailesh

Source: Internet