Sports Current Affairs- March 21, 2021
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1-Former captain Sunil Gavaskar said he wanted India to persist with Kohli-Rohit opening pair.
2- The Danish shuttler Viktor Axelsen is one win away from defending All England title after defeating Anders Antonsen in the semifinal.
3- Former England captain Mike Atherton has noted that India are the team to beat at the 2021 T20 World Cup due to the depth they have. He said England and the West Indies are also the contenders.
4-Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan said he never said that he doesn’t want to play Test cricket. He shows interest to play the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year instead of the Test series against Sri Lanka.
5-Former England captain Kevin Pietersen said all-rounder Ben Stokes needed to bat higher up in the order for England in T20Is.
6-India opener Rohit Sharma said it is still early to rule Rahul out of T20 WC squad.
7-Karnataka has defeated Bengal in the sub-junior boys’ national hockey championship at Jind (Haryana).
8-German tennis star Alexander Zverev has stopped top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Mexican Open final at Acapulco.
9-Fast bowler Jofra Archer(Rajasthan Royals (RR)) was excluded from England squad for the three-match ODI series against India.
10-India won gold in men’s & women’s pistol team events in the Shooting World Cup in New Delhi.
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11-England Test captain Joe Root will also miss England’s ODI series vs India.
12-India’s Singhraj has clinched the gold at the Al Ain World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Al Ain (UAE).
13-The Karnataka government has announced 2% job quota for top sports persons in Karnataka police.
14-India’s Ganemat Sekhon won bronze in women’s skeet event in the World Cup at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Ranges in New Delhi.
15-Services, Kerala have retained team titlesin men’s and women’s section, respectively in the 31st Senior national fencing that was held at Uttarakhand’s Rudrapur.
16-Japan’s Second seed Nozomi Okuhara regains All England women’s badminton title defeating Thai challenger Pornpawee Chochuwong.
17-Lee Zii Jia of Malaysia won All England badminton men’s title defeating a defending champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark.
18-South Africa’s golden girls Lizelle Lee and Laura Wolvaardt helped South Africa’s first T20 series win vs India in the second T20 International at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
19- India Legends defeated Sri Lanka Legends by 14 runs in the final to win the first Road Safety World Series T20 title in Raipur.