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Indian Sports Highlights, December 28: Koneru Humpy clinches a Silver medal at World Rapid C'ships

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Koneru Humpy

Koneru Humpy (Source: Free Press Journal)


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Updated: 28 Dec 2023 4:30 PM GMT

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  • 28 Dec 2023 4:15 PM GMT

    World Rapid: Koneru Humpy clinches a Silver medal, Vidit finishes fourth

    Indian veteran Chess player Koneru Humpy takes a Silver medal at the Women World Rapid Championship. She finishes at the tied top position after 11 rounds with 8.5 points.

    She played a tie-breaker against Anastasia Bodnaruk for the title but lost 1.5-2.5 to earn the precious Silver medal from the event. This is her third medal from these championships after a Gold in 2019 and a bronze in 2012.

    In men's rapid, Vidit Gujrathi finished with the fourth position after winning 9 points in 13 rounds and just missed out on a medal.

  • 28 Dec 2023 3:25 PM GMT

    India Vs Australia ODI: Australia takes the match with 6 wickets

    Australia won the first ODI match with 6 wickets after comfortably chasing a total of 283 runs. Three Australian players have scored half century in the match and helps them taking a 1-0 lead in the series.. 

    Score:- IND 282-8 (50 overs)

    Key Players - Jemimah Rodrigues 82(77), Pooja Vastrakar 62(46)*, Yastika Bhatia 49(64)

    AUS:-  285-4 (46.3 overs)

    Key Players - Phoebe Litchfield 78(89), Ellyse Perry 75(72), Tahlia McGrath 68(55)*

  • 28 Dec 2023 1:47 PM GMT

    India Vs Australia ODI: Australia 147-1 in 25 overs, need 136 runs to win

    Australia looking comfortable to win this first ODI match against India. They are just 136 runs away from the win with nine wickets in hand.

    Phoebe Litchfield and Ellyse Perry puts up a solid 147 run partnership after losing their captain at the duck. Both players have completed their fifties.

    India need few quick wickets to have any chance of comeback in the game.

    Score:- IND:- 282/8 in 50 Overs

    AUS:- 147-1 in 25 overs (Phoebe 69(76)*, Elysee 75(71)*)

  • 28 Dec 2023 11:50 AM GMT

    World Rapid: Humpy plays a draw in R-9, Arjun & Vidit wins their match in R-10

    Koneru Humpy plays out a draw in the round-9 match at the top table against Anastasia Bodnaruk of Russia. She still holding on to the tied-second position in the table.

    In men's Rapid, both Vidit Gujrathi and Arjun Erigiasi tkes win in round-10 matches to continue the pressure on the leader Magnus Carlsen. In next round, both Indians will play each other.

  • 28 Dec 2023 11:25 AM GMT

    India Vs Australia ODI: India scores a total of 282-8 after completion of 50 overs

    Jemimah Rodrigues and Pooja Vastrakar makes full use of final 10 overs. They made a quickfire partnership of 68 runs in the nine overs. Pooja Vastrakar gave the final touch needed in the innings to take Indian total surpass 280 after a quick-fire half-century.

    Pooja scores at the strike rate of 134.8 including 7 fours and 2 sixes. Jemimah missed out on a century and caught-out by Tahlia McGrath after playing an important innings of 82 runs. 

    India scored in the final overs which helps them put up a challenging total of on the board, now it's up to bowlers to take home a win.

    Score:- IND:- 282/8 in 50 Overs 

    Key Players - Jemimah Rodrigues 82(77), Pooja Vastrakar 62(46)*, Yastika Bhatia 49(64)

  • 28 Dec 2023 11:00 AM GMT

    Top five young promising Indian women's cricketers in 2023

    In 2023, the Indian women’s cricket team showcased their magic across various formats, spanning from T20Is to ODIs and Tests. The year marked the inauguration of a full-fledged Women's Premier League (WPL).Riding on their exploits in the domestic T20 tournament, the Indian women's team reached the semifinals at the Women's T20 World Cup.

    Notably, the historic Test victory against England added to the vibrant tapestry of the cricketing year. Amidst these diverse hues, emerging talents illuminated the scene, promising a bright future for the national side in the years ahead.

    Five young promising Indian women's cricketers

  • 28 Dec 2023 10:50 AM GMT

    India Vs Australia ODI: India 200 runs for 7 wickets after 40 overs

    Jemimah Rodrigues completed her Half-century but lost two more partners in the span of 10 overs. Firstly, Amanjot Kaur departed after giving a straight-catch to Alana King before scoring 20 runs.

    Then, Sneh Rana comes for bat but she got clean-bowled on Megan Schutt's bowling to make India down seven wickets for 182. The last recognised pair is on the crease now with Pooja Vastrakar and Jemimah.

    Pooja scores few quick boundaries to touch the score of 200. With the last 10 overs in hand, these two will want to add as many runs as possible to surpass at least a score of 270 runs.

    Score:- IND:- 200/7 in 30 Overs - (Jemimah 53(57)*, Pooja 15(11)*)

  • 28 Dec 2023 10:19 AM GMT

    India Vs Australia ODI: India 151 runs for 5 wickets after 30 overs

    Jemimah Rodrigues and Deepti Sharma takes India back in the game with a 39 run partnership but lost Deepti at the crucial moment.

    Deepti departed at the score of 21 runs at the bowling of Alana King. Amanjot Kaur has come in place of her to partner Jemimah.

    She is still holding her crease and playing at a run a bowl 36 runs. She will be aiming to continue this form and takes India surpass 250.

    Score:- IND:- 151/5 in 30 Overs - (Jemimah 36(37)*, Amanjot 6(13)*)

  • 28 Dec 2023 9:35 AM GMT

    India Vs Australia ODI: India 96 runs for 4 wickets after 20 overs

    India added 47 runs in the last ten overs and lost two wickets, first one was in the name of captain Harmanpreet Kaur who departs at the score of just 9 runs giving Australia a early advantage.

    Opener Yastika Bhatia and Jemimah Rodrigues tries to built a partnership but that was later broken in the 20th over as Set-better Yastika Bhatia caught-out by Megan schutt on a lofted shot after making 49 runs.

    All-rounder Deepti sharma has come to bat now and will partner Jemimah with hopes of making a comeback in the match for India.

    Score:- IND:- 96/4 in 20 Overs - (Jemimah 9(16)*, Deepti 1(1)*)

  • 28 Dec 2023 8:56 AM GMT

    India Vs Australia ODI: India 49 runs for 2 wickets after 10 overs

    India lost an early wicket in the name of Shafali Verma, who got Clean-bowled on Darcie Brown bowl after scoring just 1 run.

    Richa Ghosh got the promotion in the batting order and come at no.3 to solidify the situation but could not convert it into a big score and caught out after scoring quick 21 runs.

    Captain Harmanpreet Kaur and Wicketkeeper batter Yastika Bhatia are on the crease.

    Score:- IND:- 49/2 in 10 Overs - (Yastika 18(31)*, Harmanpreet 3(7)*)

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