In Tuesday’s top Sports News (July 21, 2020), countries around the globe continue to be under lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
Among all sporting events, football has rebegun and other sports are planning to resume. As for the 2020 Olympics, it has been postponed to next year.
Let’s take a look at the top five Sports news in detail below:
England’s Ben Stokes on Tuesday dethroned Jason Holder to become the number one all-rounder in the Test format after his firey performance against West Indies in the second Test.
Stokes had produced a match-winning performance against West Indies in the second Test to give England a 113-run win.
The governing council chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Brijesh Patel, on Tuesday (July 21) announced that a meeting would be taking place in the next 7-10 days to discuss the scheduling of the tournament.
Patel also confirmed that the Board of Cricket in Control for India (BCCI) will be seeking permission from the government to go ahead with IPL 2020.
The chief executive of Cricket Australia (CA), Nick Hockley, has announced that Team India cricketers and staff will most likely be asked to undergo two weeks of quarantine before the four-match Test series.
As per the recent reports of ESPNCricinfo, this scenario will also bring the Adelaide Oval and its newly constructed hotel firmly into view as the sort of biosecure bubble.
Jofra Archer, who was ruled out of the second Test against West Indies after breaching biosecurity protocols has been cleared to play in the final Test of the series.
Archer was dropped from the squad after it emerged he had made an unauthorised visit to his home in Brighton after leaving Southampton. Ashley Giles, the managing director of England men’s cricket said the breach “could have been a disaster” which cost English cricket “tens of millions of pounds”.
Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo has become the fastest player to score 50 goals in the Serie A in over 25 years.
Ronaldo reached this landmark moment during Juventus’ 2-1 win over rivals Lazio on Monday (local time).