Sports Roundup – 24 September to 30th September

Indian Cricket Gets New Chairman Of Selectors: Former Indian cricketer MSK Prasad is now Indian cricket’s new Chairman of selectors. He will be joined by other new selectors, Devang Gandhi (East Zone), Jatin Paranjpe (West Zone) and Sarandeep Singh (North Zone). Gagan Khoda’s term as Central Zone’s representative has been extended.

Namma Shivamogga Win By 7 Wicketes In Karnataka Premier League: Mangalore United put up 143 runs on the board in their 20 overs, with CM Gautam top scoring with 49 runs. In reply their opponents Namma Shivamogga scored 144/3 in 17.5 overs.

Premier League Results: Liverpool won 2-1 against competitors Chelsea on 16th September. While on the next day Arsenal emerged victorious 4-1 playing against Hull City. Leicester City won 3-0 playing V/s Burnley, while next up, Manchester City won handsomely 4-0 to AFC Bournemouth. West Bromwich won 4-2 playing against West Ham United. Everton played well against Middlesbrough and won their contest 3-1. On 18th September, Watford outplayed rivals Manchester United 3-1, on the other hand Crystal Palace played exceptionally well in their contest, winning 4-1 against Stoke City. Southampton played well to seal their game 1-0 V/s Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur outplayed Sunderland to bag a 1-0 win.

Iran Beats India In The AFC Cup: It was star player Mohammed Sharifi who struck twice for his team Iran, thus helping his side win 3-0 playing against team India in the AFC U-16 Football Championship.

Newcastle Eagles Star Player Charles Smith Retires: After a long illustrious career on the basketball front, Newcastle Eagles player Charles Smith announced retirement… ending a great 14 year old stint in the British Basketball League. He has scored 7,048 points throughout his BBL career, thus putting him in third place in the all- time scorers list.

Nico Rosberg Wins Singapore GP: Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg claimed his maiden Singapore Grand Prix. Teammate Lewis Hamilton finished in third position.

Sania Mirza And Barbora Strycova Start Off With A Win In Pan Pacific Open: The Indo-Czech pair of Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova won 6-7 (3), 7-5, 10-8 against their opponents Misaki Doi and Kurumi Nara thus entering the second round of the women’s doubles event at the Toray Pan Pacific Open.

Anup Kumar To Captain Team India In The Upcoming Kabaddi World Cup: Star raider Anup Kumar will lead India in the upcoming Kabaddi World Cup to be held in Ahmedabad. All- rounder Manjeet Chillar will be his deputy. The World Cup is set to take off on October 7th and will feature 12 teams such as Iran, South Korea, Bangladesh, USA, England, Australia, Poland, Thailand, Japan, Argentina, Kenya and the host country India.

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