Indian sports News- December 10th

December 10, 2019

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Shashank Manohar not in running for ICC chairman:

  • International Cricket Council chairman Shashank Manohar will not be in the running for a third two-year term in 2020
  • Manohar has been the ICC chairman since 2016, and will bring his tenure to an end at the ICC annual conference at Cape Town in July
  • Manohar had put down his resignation in March 2017 but he was re-elected in June 2018
  • The new chairman will be elected by 15 directors who are a part of the board currently

Jamshedpur FC draws vs Chennaiyin FC:

  • Jamshedpur FC and Chennaiyin FC had to settle for a point each at the end of an Indian Super League encounter which ended 1-1 at the JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur
  • Nerijus Valskis’ scored for visitors in the 26th minute. However, Jamshedpur denied Chennaiyin a win by coming up with an equaliser through Issac Vanmalsawma in the 89th minute
  • Controversy as Isaac’s shot appeared to have hit Farukh Choudhary’s hand before deflecting into the back of the net for Jamshedpur
  • With this draw, Jamshedpur find themselves in the fourth position with 12 points while Chennaiyin FC are still ninth with six points from seven games

NBA: Celtics, Raptors & Kings win

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks downed the Orlando Magic, win streak of now 15 games
  • The Boston Celtics remain hard on the heels of the Bucks in the Eastern Conference race, improving to 17-5 after a 110-88 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • The NBA champion Toronto Raptors were given a scare before securing a late 93-92 victory against the Bulls
  • Nemanja Bjelica sank a three-pointer on the buzzer as the Sacramento Kings upset the Rockets 119-118 in a thrilling Western Conference battle

Ranji Trophy: Day One- Round up

  • Mumbai 362/8 (A Rahane 79, P Shaw 66, S Thakur 64) vs Baroda
  • Karnataka 259/6 (D Padikkal 78, Pavan Deshpande 65, Mayank Agarwal 43; M Siddarth 2/33) vs Tamil Nadu
  • Himachal Pradesh 120 (Prashant Chopra 33; Prerak Mankad 3/13, Jaydev Unadkat 3/31) lead Saurashtra 93/7 (Snell Patel 42; Vaibhav Arora 3/20) by 27 runs
  • Andhra 211 (H Vihari 83, KS Bharat 22; A Sarwate 4/50, R Gurbani 3/72) lead Vidarbha 26/0 (S Raghunath 14*) by 185 runs
  • Manipur 255/7 (Chingangbam Singh 89, Rex Singh 58*; Bobby Zothansanga 4/75) lead Mizoram 65 (Taruwar Kohli 34; Rex Singh 8/22) by 190 runs
  • Kerala 276/3 (Robin Uthappa 102, Ponnam Rahul 97; Pradeep Sangwan 1/31) vs Delhi
  • Jammu and Kashmir 182 (SP Khajuria 47; RS Shah 3/18) lead Uttarakhand 64/7 (TM Srivastava 17; M Mudhasir 3/11) by 118 runs

Aizawl FC 1st victory in I-League:

  • Aizawl FC overcame a spirited young Indian Arrows to register their first win of the I-League season at the Tilak Maidan in Goa
  • Strikes from William Lalnunfela and Joe Zoherliana helped visitors to snatch a dramatic victory in stoppage time after Vikram Partap Singh had equalised for the hosts in the 81st minute
  • Aizawl move to third place in the I-League table with four points while Indian Arrows remain at the bottom with two losses in two games
  • Arrows goalkeeper Samik Mitra was adjudged as the Hero of the Match

Asia Junior U-17 & U-15 C’ships:

  • Players set for Asian Junior U-17 and U-15 Badminton Championships on Wednesday in Surabaya, Indonesia.
  • In the last championships held in Myanmar in 2018, India returned with one gold medal when Gujarat’s Tasnim Mir and Meghana Reddy of Telangana had emerged champions is U-15 girls doubles
  • The five-day competition, which is scheduled from December 11-15, will see India’s top junior national shuttlers vying for continental honors

No Commonwealth Shooting Championship in 2022:

  • The Commonwealth Games Federation on Monday said there is no plan to have a Commonwealth Championship of shooting in India during the 2022 Birmingham Games
  • The CGF said there was no formal proposal made to the ISSF to conduct a Commonwealth Shooting Championships when its chief Louise Martin and CEO David Grevemberg met the top brass of the world body on Friday in Munich

Big Bout Boxing: Bombay Bullets wins

  • Bombay Bullets claimed an important 5-2 victory over Bengaluru Brawlers at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex in New Delhi on Monday
  • First win in two matches for the Bombay Bullets while the Brawlers faced their third successive defeat
  • Bombay Bullets lifted themselves to the fourth place on the league table with seven points from two matches behind Punjab Panthers (10 points from two matches), Odisha Warriors (10 from two) and Gujarat Giants (9 from two) and ahead of NE Rhinos (seven from two) Bengaluru Brawlers (six from three)

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