Sports Current Affairs- March 16, 2021
Sports Current Affairs plays an important role in the preparation of students participating in the various competitive exams.
1-The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) has released new Copa America schedule.
2-Sachin Tendulkar created history on this day (March 16th) in 2012 when he scored his 100th international century while playing in the Asia Cup for India.
3-Wicketkeeper-batsman Vishnu Vinod said he has been looking forward to playing with Smith representing Delhi Capitals in the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL).
4-Sri Lanka have been fined 40 per cent of their match fees for slow over rate in 3rd ODI vs WI in Antigua.
5-ICC- The International Cricket Council
6-Rajasthan Royals (RR) wished India and Mumbai Indians fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah on his marriage with television presenter Sanjana Ganesan.
7-India’s Punam Raut has moved into top 20 in ODI rankings, Lee has moved to No.1.
8-United Arab Emirates (UAE) players Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar Butt banned by ICC for 8 years.
9-National 74kg freestyle champion Sandeep Singh has booked berth for Asian wrestling Olympic qualifiers.
10-Veteran tennis star Sania Mirza and women’s singles and doubles player Ankita Raina to lead India in Billie Jean King Cup World Group playoff.
Sports Current Affairs
11-Indian Arrows beat Aizawl FC 2-1 at the 2020-21 I-League.
12- National long jump record holder Murli Sreeshankar broke own long jump record by clearing 8.26 metres and booked Olympic berth.
13-India women to play against South Africa in the fifth and final ODI in Lucknow at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium.
14-India’s chief football coach Igor Stimac of Croatia said the words of President Kovind brought him here.
15-England captain Eoin Morgan has become the first male player from England to play 100 T20Is at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahemadabad.
16- India won gold with 126.5 points on the first day of the International Tent Pegging Federation World Cup qualifiers for equestrian tent pegging in the Greater Noida.
17-England thrashed India by eight wickets in 3rd T20I at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. England took a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.
18- England captain Eoin Morgan said Jos Buttler is a world-class player.