In this article we will discuss about the current affairs from national and international sports.
1. Smriti Mandhana Becomes World No.1 Women’s ODI Batter
2. Haryana beat defending champions Punjab Royals to lift PWL 4 title
3. Qatar won their first ever Asian Cup title in fottball
4. INS Dronacharya won Kochi Area Boat Pulling Regatta 2019
Smriti Mandhana Becomes World No.1 Women’s ODI Batter :
Indian women’s cricket team opener Smriti Mandhana has become the top-ranked batter in women’s ODI cricket, as per the latest rankings released by the ICC. The 22-year-old moved up three spots in the batters’ rankings to reach the top spot. In the 15 ODIs Smriti has played since the beginning of 2018, she has scored two centuries and eight half-centuries.
Haryana beat defending champions Punjab Royals to lift PWL 4 title :
Haryana Hammers defeated defending champions Punjab Royals by 6-3 in the summit clash at the Gautam Buddha University indoor stadium, Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh to claim the fourth edition of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL). Punjab’s Bajrang Punia who is Asian Games Gold Medallist and Padma Shri Awardee scored an impressive 11-0 win over Haryana’s Rajneesh but could not make his team the winner of the tournament. Haryana Hammers defeated Punjab Royals in the first five bouts of the summit class to clinch the title.
Qatar won their first ever Asian Cup title in fottball :
Qatar defeated four-time champions Japan 3-1 in the final to win their first ever Asian Cup. Qatar forward Almoez Ali broke the record of most goals in a single Asian Cupafter netting his ninth goal with an overhead kick, breaking Ali Daei’s 1996 record. This was the first time that Japan lost in an Asian Cup final.
INS Dronacharya won Kochi Area Boat Pulling Regatta 2019 :
The INS Dronacharya team won the Regatta trophy in the Kochi Area Pulling Regatta 2019 of the Southern Naval Command (SNC) held in the Ernakulam Channel. Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) School & Diving School secured the runners up position.