New Delhi: The Sports Ministry has included cricketer Virender Sehwag and hockey participant Sardar Singh in a 12-member committee to pick this 12 months’s National Sports Awards winners. The committee will probably be headed by former Supreme Court choose Mukundakam Sharma. PTI
Shubhankar set to overlook lower after carding 71 in Rd 2
Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma fought onerous to make the lower as he rallied after being hit by a collection of bogeys within the second spherical of the Hero Open, however his efforts had been unlikely to be sufficient. He carded a 1-under 71 for the second spherical, and par for the match, two strokes off the projected lower of 2-under. He was tied-79 on the finish of his spherical, two strokes off the lower line. Sharma began preventing again with birdies on the 12th, 13th, 14th to get to par for the day. A birdie on the 17th took him to 1-under for the day. He had opened with a birdie on the primary, however had three bogeys in a row from ninth to 11th. Sebastian Garcia Rodriguez retained his pole place as he moved to 13-under a 3-under 69.
England cruise to victory towards Ireland in first ODI
David Willey celebrated his return to the England crew with a maiden ODI five-wicket haul because the world champions drew first blood within the collection towards Ireland right here final night. In England’s first residence ODI since profitable their first 50-over World Cup, Willey’s 5/30 restricted Ireland to 172 all out in 44.four overs, a complete the hosts overhauled with six wickets to spare. England had lurched to 78/four however Sam Billings settled the crew’s nerves with 67 off 54 deliveries in an unbroken 96-run stand with Eoin Morgan. England bought over the road with 22.1 overs nonetheless remaining.
Ad with Indian ladies’s cricket crew goes viral
The Indian ladies’s cricket crew is among the many a number of sportspersons that function in a sports activities shoe commercial which has gained plaudits for the efficient method through which it delivers its message. The video talks concerning the unifying energy of sport, and figures elite athletes together with LeBron James, Naomi Osaka, Eliud Kipchoge, Caster Semenya, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Serena Williams, amongst others. The Indian ladies participant function a minute into the video, rallying themselves whereas coming into the sphere earlier than a match. Agencies