Latest Sports Updates 12-03-2021 @ 6.00 p.m.IST

Cricket

Mithali Raj became the first Indian female cricketer to score 10000 international runs.She reached the milestone during third ODI against Sourh Africa in Lucknow.India lost the match by 6 runs via D/L method.

Boxing

India’s pro boxer Vijender Singh will take on Russian Artysh Lopsan on his return to ring after Covid-19 disruption of over one year.The fight will take place on March 19 in Panaji,Goa.

Tennis

Roger Federer has withdrawn from next week’s ATP 500 event in Dubai.Federer lost to Nikolos Basilashvii at Qatar Open on Thursday.

Football

Indian football team’s remaining FIFA World Cup qualifiers will be held in Qatar.Originally,Indians were scheduled to travel to Bangladesh besides also playing home matches against Qatar and Afghanistan.But Covid-19 pandemic forced changes in fixtures.

Badminton

BWF has cancelled Canada Open and US Open scheduled to take place in June and July respectively due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Golf

Anirban Lahiri struggled to six over 78 in the first round of Players Championship.

 

By Shailesh

Source: Internet