DOTTIN, THE WONDER WOMEN
Everyone’s going gaga over Deandra Dottin’s remarkable performance in the West Indies vs England Women’s World T20. She sustained the figures of 2-21 and outwitted Dunkley and Anya Shrubsole by clasping the ball over captain Stafanie Taylor’s bowling. Dottin quoted, “The bowling has given me the most pleasure, but I am enjoying the batting as well”. West Indies had a stunning 4-wicket win over England in St. Lucia on Sunday to end the top of Group A
MARY KOM’S STEPPING STONES TOWARDS 6TH GOLD MEDAL
10th AIBA women’s boxing world championship’s strong Indian contender, Mary Kom, displayed her swift moves and entered quarterfinals after defeating Aigerim Kessenayeva of Kazakhstan in the light flyweight (48kg) category on Sunday. Gold medal in commonwealth games, Indian open and Silesian open was already added to her shelf this year, and she is already on the way of chasing her next. “A lot of pressure is there on us because we are hosting the world championships. People are expecting me to win again at home. But their support is also very important because we get double energy from fans,” the 35-year-old boxing champion spoke.
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
After shattering Roger Federer in semi-finals, Alexander Zverev blows out Novak Djokovic in straight set to achieve the biggest title of his career on Sunday. He had an emotional moment with the crowd’s continuous applause. Zverev defeated Djokovic out of the ATP finals 6-4,6-3 and gave the match an edgy finish. Alexander settled the 6-4 by hitting 3 aces in the first set. He was too overwhelmed to even describe his major win.
BLACKCAPS WIN WITH CLOSE MARGIN
New Zealand made a clumsy victory against Pakistan just by 4 runs leading in the three-match-series by 1-0. Ajaz Patel finished the match by bowling out Pakistan at 171 runs and grabbed the title of ‘Man of the Match’. Two maidens in a row bought a wicket in the third, when Imam-ul-Haq, who had raced Pakistan’s chase off the block just last evening, was pinned LBW in front. Ish Sodhi backed up with two wickets in the next over, scalping Hafeez at the cover and Haris Sohail caught-and-bowled to set the cat among the pigeons. While Azhar Ali tried to hold the innings together with a fighting half-century, he wasn’t supported much by the lower order batsmen who threw their wickets away while attempting to blaze to glory.
ROHIT SHARMA THE NEW PREY
After Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma becomes the new target of Australian cricket team. Rohit flaunts his score of 810 runs at an average of 62.31 in the last eight years in a style which got him in the sight of Australia as an active player to face. According to Australian pacer Nathan Coulter Nile, Australia has already started setting tactics to make Rohit feeble on the pitch by aiming his weakness