Expresso National and International Sports News Update at 1:30 pm on 1st November, 2022
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“Let’s begin this bulletin with news from the T20 World Cup,
Australia beat Ireland by 42 runs at the Gabba on Monday, October 31, which brought about looks of relief in the Australian camp. Mitchell Starc picked up two important wickets in his first over with shearing yorkers. Adam Zamapa had a brilliant outing too on his return from COVID-19 picking up two for 19 in his four.
Mathew Wade led the side in the second innings on the field as Aaron Finch had a hamstring injury. Earlier in the first innings, Finch played a brilliant captain’s knock with 63 runs from 44 balls, supported by Mitchell Marsh with 28 runs and Marcus Stoinis with 35 runs. For Ireland, Lorcan Tucker top-scored with 71 runs”
“Australia skipper Aaron Finch suffered an injury scare when he sustained a hamstring strain en route to his scintillating fifty that set up the defending champion’s 42-run win over Ireland in the T20 World Cup.
During the post-match presentation, Finch said, “Really a hamstring twinge I think, I will get a scan tomorrow, I have a history of them. It doesn’t look bad at the moment but let’s see how it goes after the scan,”
Tim David also spent the entirety of the second innings off the field, but Finch revealed that it was more out of precaution.
Australia will now take on Afghanistan on Friday, November 4, for a spot in the semifinals, and hope results elsewhere are in their favour”
Former India captain Virat Kohli, a key member of India’s T20 World Cup team in Australia, will not file an official complaint with the team hotel in Perth after an unidentified person filmed and posted a video of his room on Instagram, The Indian Express has learnt.
Kohli, in a post on Instagram, said the video “made me feel very paranoid about my privacy”. Later, the hotel — Crown Perth — stated that the individuals involved in shooting the video were “stood down” and that the original video was removed from the social media platform.
A source from the Indian team said Kohli would not pursue the matter further, and considered the matter closed.”
“some football news,
France midfielder Paul Pogba will miss the World Cup after failing to recover from knee surgery in time for this month’s tournament in Qatar, his agent said on Monday, October 31.
Pogba underwent an operation in September but his agent said that, following a medical review, the midfielder would not yet return to the Juventus squad or join up with France for the World Cup.
His agent, Rafaela Pimenta said, “Following extensive medical reviews in Torino and Pittsburgh, it is extremely painful to inform Paul Pogba will still need recovery time from his surgInery. For this reason, Paul will not be able to join the Juventus squad before the World Cup break nor the French National Team in Qatar.”””
“Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku has injured his hamstring again after making a comeback from two months on the sidelines, the Serie A club said on Monday, October 31, three weeks before the World Cup kicks off in Qatar.
Lukaku, on loan at Inter from Chelsea, returned to action in the Champions League group game last week against Viktoria Plzen in which he scored and played in the weekend Serie A clash with Sampdoria, getting on the pitch for 29 minutes across both matches. Inter said in a statement, “Romelu Lukaku underwent tests at the Humanitas Institute in Rozzano. They revealed that the Belgian has suffered a myotendinous strain in his left hamstring,”
Belgium begin their campaign against Canada on Nov. 27″
“Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag said he hoped “magnificent” goalkeeper David de Gea would stay beyond this season at the club after seeing the Spaniard play a starring role in his side’s 1-0 win over West Ham United on Sunday, October 30.
De Gea produced three stunning saves in the second half to help United stretch their unbeaten run to eight in all competitions and earn a victory that moved them up to fifth in the Premier League.
Ten Hag said during the post-match presentation, “”I have already emphasized it several times, I am really happy with David. “He is only 31. He was already impressively good for Man United and I think he will do that in the future as well.””
Former World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov was hospitalized after he was found unresponsive early in the morning on Monday, October 31, near the Russian Parliament building, according to Russian telegram channels as quoted by worldchess.com.
Karpov suffered a serious head injury and hip fracture with unconfirmed reports also stating that his blood alcohol level was extremely high, as quoted by worldchess.com.
Andrei Kovalev, chairman of the All-Russian Movement of Entrepreneurs, announced in his Telegram channel that Karpov was in intensive care after an attack by unknown people and put into an artificial coma, according to chessbase.com, who quoted Russian outlet Tass.
Karpov’s assistant Albert Stepanyan revealed to Tass that Karpov is in stable condition and suffered no injuries. He also refuted that Karpov was a victim of assault.”
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