SPORTS ROUNDUP 7th September 2019 to 13th September 2019


India Whitewash Windies With 2-0 Test Victory: India’s great performance across three departments of the game, ensured a massive 2-0 victory in the Test matches V/s West Indies, winning the series in style and the last Test by a margin of 257 runs. During the second Test Match, batting in their first innings, India notched up 416 in 140.1 overs, with Hanuma Vihari’s 111,  Mayank Agarwal’s 55 and skipper Virat Kohli’s 76, with lanky pacer Ishant Sharma getting 57 off 80. For the Windies, Holder snapped up (5-77), R Cornwall picked three wickets. In reply, West Indies perished for a paltry 117 in 47.1 overs. Jasprit Bumrah picked (6-27) in just 12.1 overs which included a hat-trick. During their second innings, India declared at 168-4 in 54.4 overs where Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari remained unbeaten on 64 and 53 respectively. Kemar Roach grabbed a three wicket haul. During the fourth innings, the hosts collapsed for 210 in 59.5 overs. Vihari was declared Man of the Match.



PV Sindhu Wins Gold – Makes Indian Histor: Star Indian shuttler and Olympic silver medallist, PV Sindhu, became the first Indian to win a badminton World Championships gold as she beat Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a one sided contest. Sindhu dominated her opponent and won 21-7, 21-7 during the all important summit clash which lasted 38 minutes. With this victory, she wins her fifth World Championships medal which happens to be the joint most for a women singles player along with former Olympics and world champion, Zhang Ning from China.



Roger Federer Knocked Out Of US Open!: In one of the most shocking defeats, Swiss tennis star Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open after losing 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 2-6, against Grigor Dimitrov during the quarter final. Federer missed his 46th grand slam semi-final while Dimitrov reached his first US Open semis.


Rafa In US Open Semis: 18-time grand slam winner, Rafael Nadal’s power packed performance defeated Argentina’s 20th seed Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 7-5, 6-2. Nadal faces Matteo Berrettini in the Semis clash, in the run to grab his 19th major title.


100th Win For Serena: Serena Williams earned her 100th win at the US Open in just 44 minutes, outplaying Wang Qiang . Six time US Open champion Williams beat her Chinese counterpart 6-1, 6-0.



On 2nd September, 2019, Haryana Steelers beat Puneri Paltan 41-27 while Telugu Titans won 35-30 Vs Tamil Thalaivas. 4th September saw Dabang Delhi KC overpower Jaipur Pink Panthers 46-44; Bengaluru Bulls beat Patna Pirates by a whisker at 40-39. Next day, Puneri Paltan and U Mumba tied at 33.


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