Sports Current Affairs- March 13, 2021
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Sports Current Affairs
1-Karnataka’s Sanya Masand and Rethin won u-18 National Ranking tennis titles.
2- Evin Lewis and Shai Hope helped West Indies to a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the second ODI.
3- Former Australia first-class cricketer Damien Wright has been appointed as the Punjab Kings bowling coach for the IPL 2021 edition
4- India captain Virat Kohli was dismissed for zero for the third time in his last five innings against England.
5-India to clash England in the second T20 International at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera on Sunday.
6- Mumbai will take on Uttar Pradesh (UP) in the final of the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament in New Delhi at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground in the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Sunday.
7-Former captain Jason Holder has returned to the 13-member West Indies side to play a two-Test series against Sri Lanka in the ICC World Test Championship.
8- England won the first T20 International against India by eight wickets and with 4.3 overs to spare.
9-Left-handed opening batsman Sharjeel Khan has returned to Pak squad for the first time in four years after serving ban. He has picked in the T20I squad for the tours of South Africa and Zimbabwe.
10-Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said that Yoga gave India unique recognition before world.
Sports Current Affairs
11-Brazilian-born third-seed Spaniard Laura Piggosi to take on Marianna Zakarlyuk of Ukraine in women’s WTT Cup tennis final.
12-NADA- The National Anti Doping Agency
TUE= Therapeutic Use Exemption
NCAA- National Collegiate Athletic Association
13- According to the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA), 2 Indian athletes were test positive for doping.
14-Mumbai has defeated Bagan 2-1, won maiden Indian Super League (ISL) title at the Fatorda Stadium.
15-Top seeds Rutuja Bhosale of India and Emily Webley Smith of Great Britain won ITF WTT Cup doubles tennis title.
16-Former world No. 1 Andy Murray and his wife, Kim Sears blessed with fourth child.
17-Mumbai City coach Sergio Lobera said credit goes to the quality of Indian players to win trophies.
18-West Indies have reached the sixth spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Super League table.
19-India’s top para-shooters Manish Narwal and Avani Lekhara won the gold medals at the first National Shooting Championships in Faridabad.
20-Tripura Cricket Association (TCA) Secretary Timir Chanda has been sacked for unethical activities.