Round-up 2nd August

Sports Round-up:

Cricket:

  • Bilateral Series: India to take on Sri lanka in second test on starting tomorrow. Lahiru Thirimanne to be part of the squad. And England to take on South Africa in the fourth test starting from 4th Of August.
  • India A Series: India A 322/5 in 50 overs (Manish Pandey 86*, Rishabh Pant 60, Krunal Pandya 48; Sharafuddin Ashraf 2-48) beat Afghanistan A 209/9 in 50 overs (Najibullah Zadran 62, Younas Ahmadzai28; Mohammad Siraj 3-49, Vijay Shankar 2-21, Siddarth Kaul 2-35) by 119 runs.
  • Women’ Cricket: Mignon du Preez has replaced her current South African captain Dane van Niekerk in the Southern Vipers’ squad for the upcoming Women’s Cricket Super League in England.
  • ACA-CA: “No Bangladesh series if the MOU is not signed”: Smith ahead of the Australia’s tour to Bangladesh.
  • Schedule: The schedule of the Packed Indian home season was released. Guwahati and Trivandrum set to make T20I debut.
    Tour Location
    Australia tour of India (September 17 – October 11)
    ODI Chennai, Bengaluru, Nagpur, Indore and Kolkata
    T20 Hyderabad, Ranchi, Guwahati
    New Zealand tour of India 2017 (October 22 – November 7)
    ODI Pune, Mumbai, Kanpur
    T20 Delhi, Cuttack, Rajkot
    Sri Lanka tour of India 2017 (November 15 – December 24)
    ODI Dharamsala, Mohali, Vizag
    T20 Kochi/Thiruvanantpuram, Indore, Mumbai.
    Test Delhi, Kolkata, and Nagpur.

Football:

  • Fixtures: The recent fixtures :
    Audi Cup
    Napoli Bayern Munich
    Atl. Madrid Liverpool
    COTIF tournament 
    Villarreal U20 Levante U20
    Russia U20 Mauritania U20
    Valencian U20 Valencia U20
  • Transfer Center: Neymar all set for Barca’s farewell. The saga finally looks to be drawing to a close. Neymar is expected to complete his transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain by the end of the week to end intense speculation over his future.
  • Transfer Rumour: With Neymar seemingly set for a move to Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona have been in touch with Angel Di Maria to gauge the Argentine’s interest in a move the opposite way.
  • Transfer Center : Monaco have raised their asking price for Kylian Mbappe to €200 million in the hope that Barcelona will seek him out as a replacement for Neymar.

For more sporting actions, stay tuned

Pic credits: Goal.com

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