Shanti Roy Chowdhary is giving all the latest news of the sports world.
red card for urinating on the field
Not a foul, not bad behaviour, just a red card for former Juventus striker Cristian Bunino for urinating on the pitch. Bunino was shown a red card before taking the field for Lesotho in Italy’s Serie C Group A match. The match ended in a goalless draw.
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Afridi urges Modi to maintain India-Pakistan cricket ties
The India-Pakistan dispute over the Asia Cup is not over yet. Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has expressed his objection to India not touring Pakistan. He requested Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to continue the cricket series between the two countries.
Italy-England are not getting players for Champions League
Three clubs from Italy and two from England will compete in the last eight matches to determine the Champions League title for the 2022-23 season. This is the reason that there is a crisis of players in front of both the countries to play the Euro-2024 qualifiers. Italy’s position has become worse than England after announcing the squad, says coach Roberto Mancini.
Lions at home, cats at big events: Former Pakistan captain
India has not won any major ICC title in the last 10 years. Be it ODI or T20 World Cup or Champions Trophy, there are failed teams everywhere. Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez talks about India’s performance in the ICC competition. In an interview, he said, ‘No country in India has won a bilateral series in the last 10-12 years. It is very difficult to beat them in bilateral series. They are tigers at home. But they failed in ICC competition. There they cannot handle the pressure and become cats.
Tennis legend Martina beat cancer
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has made a full recovery from cancer. He himself had confirmed such news. Earlier in the beginning of the year, in January, he had informed everyone that he had cancer. Since then fans and the sports world are worried about his health.
Break called for Iftar during matches in Premier League
The Premier League and the English Football League have called for iftar breaks between games. According to reports, Kante, Mohamed Salah, Gundogan and several other Muslim players will be fasting for a month. They will continue to play while fasting. And for this reason, if the game is going on during Iftar, the players have been instructed to break Iftar. The Premier League’s refereeing body has called for breaks during matches so footballers can break their fast during Ramadan with water, energy gels or supplements during iftar.
Knights stop optional practice at scholar’s behest
Pandit is in charge of Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL this time. On reaching the night camp, he has announced to stop the optional drills. According to Knight’s sources, there is no chance of the cricketers not turning up for practice. No one can afford the luxury of spending a day at the gym in a hotel. If you don’t come to practice, you can be punished. Earlier cricketers used to practice in the night and used to have fun in the night, similarly this time all this is stopping in the world of night. Every cricketer has to wake up early.
Tired Zareen, Nitura also went ahead in the last eight
Last year’s champion Nikhat Zareen continued her winning streak in women’s world boxing on Tuesday, defeating her rival from Mexico to enter the quarterfinals. Apart from Zareen, two other Indian boxers Jasmine Lamboria and Neetu Gangas have made it to the last eight. Neetu lost to Sumaiya Kosimova of Tajikistan.
Spectator who punched goalkeeper sentenced to 40 years
The attack on the goalkeeper on the field got a lot of response in the football world. This phenomenon was observed in the Europa League. But that attacker had to face severe punishment this time. The incident took place on 23 February in a Europa League match between PSV Eindhoven and Sevilla. Sevilla lost the match 2–0. After this, a fan attacked the goalkeeper of the team, Marko Dimitrovic. The incident in which a PSV supporter was banned from the stadium for 40 years. Moreover, he is currently in jail with a jail term of three months.
Netherlands scared against France due to injury
The Netherlands will begin their Euro qualifying mission in Qatar with a match against World Cup finalists France. However, ahead of this important high-voltage match, the Dutch army is concerned about injuries. France will face the Netherlands in a UEFA European Championship qualifier on Friday (24 March) at 2.30pm. Barcelona midfielder Frankie de Young and Ajax winger Steven Bergwijn were injured before the match.
Coach Scaloni calls Argentina team the best
After 1978 and 1986, Argentina won the World Cup after 36 years of regret. Because of this many people called this team of Lionel Messi as the best team of Albiceleste. But coach Lionel Scaloni is not ready to say that. When asked about the best team in the press conference, the coach of Argentina said, ‘All three teams have won the World Cup. Who is the best, who is not the best, it should not come here. Still, all three teams are the best.
Ronaldo left Saudi Arabia and returned to Portugal
Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to his homeland after showing the magic of football in Saudi Arabia in the Al-Nasr jersey. The goal is a UEFA European Championship qualifying match. Back in Portugal he spent a busy time practicing. Tomorrow (March 23) at 2 pm Liechtenstein and Portugal will meet in a qualifying match for the Euro Championships. CR Seven returned to his home country for that match.
Testing in the territory of Morocco is the ‘new’ Brazil
Brazil failed to live up to expectations in the Hexa mission at the World Cup in Qatar. The former five-time world champions are taking the field with new players for the first time after the World Cup. The camp is underway under the caretaker coach ahead of the friendly match in Morocco. Not many in the World Cup squad, with Neymar, Richardson-Marquinhos out with injury. Brazil will enter the African country of Morocco on Sunday.
Babar is getting Pakistan’s third biggest medal
Captain Babar Azam received Pakistan’s third highest civilian award ‘Sitara-e-Imtiaz’. The 28-year-old cricketer is going to receive this award at the youngest age. He is being conferred with this prestigious civilian award for his outstanding contribution to the country’s cricket as a captain and a top performer. Now the date for receiving the award has been announced by the government. The prestigious award will be presented to him on Thursday, March 23, on the day of celebration of ‘Pakistan Day’. Cricket Pakistan has confirmed this.
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Mesut Ozil said goodbye to football
Former Real Madrid and Arsenal star midfielder and Germany World Cup winner Mesut Ozil has retired from professional football. He himself confirmed this by posting a post on his social media on Wednesday. “Taking everything into account, I am announcing my retirement from professional football,” Ozil wrote in a post on Facebook.