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IND vs SL: Shikhar Dhawan to lead Indian team on Sri Lanka tour, Bhuvneshwar Kumar as vice-captain

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New Delhi, June 10: Opener Shikhar Dhawan was named captain of the Indian team for limited overs cricket tour of Sri Lanka in July, while pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be the vice-captain. India are scheduled to play three One Day Internationals and the same number of Twenty20 matches against Sri Lanka during the tour which runs from July 13 to July 25, which will be played at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo. All-rounder Hardik Pandya and spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have been selected by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the 20-man squad released on Thursday.

Young players such as Devdutt Padikkal and Prithvi Shaw are part of the expected squad with two wicket-keeper batsmen in young Ishan Kishan and Sanju Samson.

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The team is as follows: Shikhar Dhawan (capt), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vice captain), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K Gautam, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakraborty, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini and Chetan Sakaria.

Net Bowler: Ishaan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore, Simarjit Singh.

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UEFA Euro Cup 2021: Christian Ericsson faints during Euro match, hospitalized

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UEFA Euro Cup 2021: Christian Ericsson faints during Euro match, hospitalized

Christian Ericsson faints during Euro match (Photo Credits: Twitter/Molly isabella)

The match was postponed after this incident. European football’s apex body said Ericsson’s condition was stable. At the same time, the Danish Football Federation said that it is conscious. The federation tweeted, “Christian Eriksson is conscious and is being treated at Riggs Hospital.”

After falling on the ground, Ericsson had to put pressure on his chest (chest compression). After about ten minutes of treatment, he was taken on a stretcher. Ericsson fell to the ground at the end of the first half and was immediately surrounded by medical personnel.

His fellow players had made a circle around him during treatment. For the first time in the Corona era, 15000 spectators have been allowed to enter for this match.

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French Open 2021: Barbora Krejcikova inspired by Novotna wins first Grand Slam French Open

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This is the fifth tournament of Krzykova’s career as a singles player. She is the third unseeded player to win the title at Roland Garros in the last five years. Krzykova turned a blind eye to the win and remembered her former coach, 1998 Wimbledon champion Yana Novotna, who died of cancer in 2017. He said, “His last words were to enjoy the game and try to win the Grand Slam. I know she must be watching me from somewhere. That’s why it was possible within two weeks.

She will now be trying to become the first female player to win a double title after the year 2000. At that time, Mary Pierce won both the women’s singles and doubles titles. Krejcikova and Katerya Siniakova have already won two Grand Slam doubles titles and now they have to play in the final. This was the first Grand Slam final of Anastasia’s career. In the second set, he had to undergo treatment for an injury to his left leg. This is the second WTA singles title of Krajnikova’s career. He won the title last month in Strasbourg, France. Also read: French Open 2021: Barbara Krejcikova becomes champion, wins Grand Slam for the first time

In the French Open women’s section, a new champion has become for the sixth time in a row. Second seed and four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka withdrew after a match citing mental health. He had a conflict with the officials about the necessity of interacting with the media.

Number one Ash Barty was ruled out of the second round with a left hip injury. Serena Williams lost in the fourth round and defending champion Inga Sviatec in the quarterfinals.

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Sunil Chhetri said- Whenever I am disappointed, I watch Lionel Messi’s video, it gives happiness

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Sunil Chhetri said- Whenever I am disappointed, I watch Lionel Messi's video, it gives happiness

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Doha, June 12: Watching Lionel Messi’s mesmerizing play on the football field brings joy to Sunil Chhetri even in times of despair but the charismatic India footballer on Saturday made it clear that comparisons with the Argentine legend were ‘stupid’. ‘ It’s like. Chhetri has overtaken Messi and has come in second place in terms of scoring the most international goals among the current active players. Chhetri said in an interview to AIFF (All India Football Federation) on completion of 16 years of his international career, “When I am sad, I watch Messi’s videos and it gives me joy. So when I meet him, I will tell him that I am his fan and will shake hands with him very well.

When asked what he would do if he met Messi, Chhetri said, “After he says ‘hi (greeting)’, I will say that I am Sunil Chhetri and I am a big fan of him. I will not disturb them. If I meet him, I will be happy, even if I am not, I will feel good.” Chhetri scored two goals against Bangladesh in the FIFA World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 joint qualifying match against Bangladesh on June 7. left behind India won this match by 2-0. Chhetri has 74 international goals to his name, while Messi has scored 72 goals in international matches.

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He said, “Like any other in the world, I am also a big fan of Messi. There is no comparison between the two of us. I am just happy that I got a chance to score for my country and I am feeling proud.” The Indian captain said, “I don’t want to make a fool of comparing myself with all those great players. There are thousands of players who are better than me and all of them are also Lionel Messi fans. That’s the difference.” Chhetri made his international debut on this day 16 years ago against Pakistan in Quetta. The head coach of the team at that time was Sukhwinder Singh.

Chhetri has since scored 74 goals for the country in 117 matches, with only Cristiano Ronaldo having more goals to his name among active players. Chhetri is three goals away from the equalizer of Pele, considered the greatest player of the game. He said, “It has been a wonderful and wonderful journey. Playing for the national team for so many years, representing the country so many times is like a dream.” When Chhetri came to the national team, stalwarts like Bhaichung Bhutia, Renedy Singh and Mahesh Gawli were present. He is now 36 years old and is the senior most player in the team. He said that he sometimes feels lonely among the ‘kids’ in the team.

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He said, “It seems as if it was only yesterday, when two kids Sandesh Jhingan and Gurpreet Singh came in the team. But now he is the main player of the team. Time flies by fast. There is no one of my time in the team.” Chhetri said that Bhutia has a lot of influence on him and he keeps taking advice from his former captain. He said, “Just two days ago, I was having a conversation with Bhaichung Da. I was telling him how I miss the old camp, now I don’t live with any of them.

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