The Week in Sports


New Zealand thrash India in the 1st Test Match in Wellington

It took New Zealand just a little over 4 days to thrash India in the 1st Test match in Wellington. Team India were bowled out twice in the Test for 165 & 191 as New Zealand won by 10 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the 2-match series. The 2nd match will be played in Christchurch on 29th March.

Neymar sent off but Paris St Germain still win 

Bouncing back from their recent defeat in the Champions League, French side Paris St Germain beat Bordeaux in a tight encounter which finished at 4-3 on Sunday. PSG’s star striker Neymar was shown the red-card during the game but not before he scored the match-winning goal in the 92nd minute of the match.

Man United & Arsenal register wins in Premier League 

Manchester United beat Watford 3-0 in the Premier League on Sunday which pushed them to the 5th spot on the points table. Bruno Fernandez scored his first goal for United as the Red Devils secured a comfortable win. Arsenal, on the other hand, were stretched by Everton on Sunday. The Gunners won the match 3-2 courtesy a brace from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Red Bull sign Jehan Daruvala for his maiden F2 stint

An Indian racer, Jehan Daruvala has been signed by Red Bull Racing team for the new Formula 2 season. The 21-year-old from Mumbai will be competing in the tier 2 competition which acts as a feeder school for Formula 1. Jehan is aiming to become the 3rd Indian after Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok to race in Formula 1.

Sports stopped in Northern Italy due to Coronavirus 

A surge in the cases of Coronavirus has forced the Italian government to cancel all sporting events in the northern part of the country. With more than 150 confirmed cases and 3 deaths, the government cancelled all football, tennis and rugby events. Ronaldo led Juventus has also cancelled all events at their Allianz Stadium till 29th February.

Written by: Yash Chawla. Yash is former Anchor of NDTV with over 9 years of experience as a sports journalist

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