Sports Roundup – 27th January 2018


India Wins Blind Cricket World Cup: Team India beat Pakistan by two wickets to clinch the Blind Cricket World Cup at Sharjah. Batting first, Pakistan notched up 308-8 in their allotted 40 overs, courtesy Badar Munir’s 57, Riasat Khan’s 48 and Nisar Ali’s 47. In reply, the men in blue comfortable chased the total with Sunil Ramesh’s 93 and skipper Ajay Reddy’s 63.



Premier League Results: On 20th January, Chelsea beat Brighton and Hove Albion 4-0, Arsenal won 4-1 against Crystal Palace, Manchester United outplayed Burnley 1-0, Everton drew 1-1 with West Bromwich Albion. Leicester City won 2-0 V/s Watford, Stoke City won 2-0 against Huddersfield Town, West Ham United drew their 1-1 with AFC Bournemouth. Manchester United finally overpowered Newcastle United winning 3-1. Next day, Southampton drew 1-1 V/s Tottenham Hotspur. 22nd January saw Swansea City beat rival Liverpool 1-0.



Novak Djokovic Crashes Out Of Australian Open: Six time champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia was beaten by South Korea’s Chung Hyeon 6-7 (4/7), 5-7, 6-7 (3/7) in 3 hrs-21 mins, during their fourth-round Australian Open encounter.

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