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INDIA VS ENGLAND TEST MATCH

Joe root and company put up a mammoth 578 in first innings. It was the turn of the Indian batsman to make hay in the flat wicket of MS Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. But gone are those days when the Indian batsman replied to a huge score of the opposition with a fighting reply.


The day started with the English tailenders being sent back to they’re respective dressing room. Indian batsman started well but the pace and length of Joffrey Archer got better of Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill was showing grit in his batting but his run a ball innings came to end on a loose delivery of Archer. Captain Kohli and vice-captain Rahane went down easily and quickly India were 73 -4. Pujara and Pant build up a partnership of 119 runs, which was the only stint of fightback shown by the Indian team. Rishabh doing what he does best, striking the ball above 100 but he fell just 9 runs short of his century. The day closed with Sundar and Ashwin playing the last 17 overs of the day. How the first session of day 4 plays out would be crucial for India. England hopes would be high and they would love to clean up the Indian tail-enders soon and set a formidable 4th target for the Indians.

PREMIER LEAGUE NEWS


Saturday night, Manchester United and Everton played a thrilling match which ended 3-3, both teams shared a point each. Tottenham came back to winning ways after their previous loss to Chelsea with a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Alboin. League leader Manchester City and defending champions Liverpool are playing an important title-deciding match today evening.

Nepalese player listed in IPL auction


A proud day for Nepalese cricket as 8 players were listed in the upcoming IPL auction. Indian premier league (IPL) is the biggest and most expensive cricket league in the world.
According to Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), names recommended for the IPL 2021 auction include Dipendra Singh Aiyer, Binod Bhandari, Karan KC, Sompal Kami, Sharad Bheshwakar, Avinath Bohara and Kushal Malla, along with Lamichhane.

The auction for the IPL is taking place in Chennai of India on February 18. This will decide if the Nepali cricketers are selected for the tournament.

PRAKASH PATHAK

PDRC

Rishab scored 91 of just 89 balls

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