Current Affairs on Sports-Games Topics 1,2,3,4,5 January 2013

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Result of Ranji Trophy Railways vs. Bengal matches, Death of Cricket Commentator Christopher Martin Jenkins, First Cricketer of Jammu & Kashmir Parvez Rasool joined Indian Team, New Zealand played a shameful innings in the Cape Town test, Jacques Kallis become the 4th member  of the 13000 run milestone in test cricket history

Sports & Games News/Events of 01 January 2013

  • Railways defeated Bengal by 122 runs in a Ranji Trophy cricket match to show official obedience to Ranji rules. Railway team captain cum former all-rounder of Indian cricket team, Sanjay Bangar announced his retirement from his national cricket career. He has a record of playing 19 seasons of Ranji Trophy and 470 run in 12 test matches alongwith 7 wickets. He played 15 ODI matches and he scored century against Zimbabwe.
  • Famous Cricket Journalist as well as Cricket Commentator Christopher Martin Jenkins passed away in his 67. He was suffering from cancer. He was the former president of the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC).

Sports & Games News/Events of 02 January 2013

  • The first candidate from Jammu & Kashmir, Parvez Rasool has been incorporated in Indian ‘A’ squad (cricket team) as an all-rounder who was earlier cross-examined by police due to a suspicion of terrorist relation or allegation.
  • New Zealand played a shameful innings in the Cape Town test in the first innings against South Africa. They score only 45 run out of 19.2 over. Vernon Philander, the South African pacer took 5 wickets against only 7 run.
  • Jacques Kallis touched the milestone of 13000 test runs in this same test which he bagged in this 159th test match of his life and he is now become the 4th cricket in the world having this record.

Sports & Games News/Events of 03 January 2013

  • India again lost another ODI match by 85 run against Pakistan at Eden Gardens in Kolkata in the current Indo-Pak ODI series. Pakistan scored innings of 250 run in the first half of the ODI. Nasir Jamshed, the opener of the Pakistan team bagged another century (106) and M. S. Dhoni scored a 54 run innings but he (Dhoni) unable to rollback the Indian team instead lost the 2 match December 2012-January 2013 ODI series against the Pakistan.
  • Indian Umpire Chettithody Shamsuddin acquired his place in ICC’s International Elite Panel of Umpires for 2012-13.

Sports & Games News/Events of 04 January 2013

  • South Africa won a test in Cape Town against New Zealand. NZ scored only 45 in the first innings and 275 in the second one whereas South Africa declared in the first innings after scoring a score 347 run in 8 wickets. Man of the Match declared the pacer Vernon Philander (SA) for taking 9 wickets.
  • Prayag United defeated Dempo Sporting in 1-0 goal in an Indian League match. As a result of this loss Dempo is now in the 2nd position in the league table. On the other hand, Churchil Brothers SC topped the table after defeating the Lajong FC in a 6-0 goal match.

Sports & Games News/Events of 05 January 2013

  • East Bengal defeated Salgaocar SC in a 4-1 score in the current I-League football match. Chidi scored a hat-trick in this Indian Leagues match.
  • Pune FC defeated United Sikkim in 2-1 goal in another I-League match.
  • Sania Mirza-Bethanie Mattek has won the women’s double title in a WTA event i.e. Brisbane Open Table tennis Championship in Australia.
  • Serena Williams bagged the women’s single title in this Brisbane Open.

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