Odisha FC came back from a goal behind to hold Hyderabad FC to 1-1 draw in Indian Super League (ISL). Halicharan Narzary put Hyderabad FC ahead in the first half but Cole Alexander equalised just six minutes after the restart. Odisha dominated the second half and forced two goalline clearances but neither side couldn't find the decisive winner.
Ishant Sharma has been named in India's 18-member squad for the opening two Test matches against England. Sharma, who was ruled out from the IPL and India's tour of Australia due to injury, is currently playing in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for Delhi. According to a report in IANS, Sharma was named in the 18-member India squad picked for the first two Test matches.
Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza has recovered from COVID-19. The six-time Grand Slam champion shared on social media she had tested positive at the start of the year but has now recovered and is doing fine.
Sania Mirza took to social media to announce that she had contracted COVID-19 at the start of the year but has since recovered. The Indian tennis star didn't had any major symptoms but said it was a scary experience.
Team India presented Australia spinner Nathan Lyon with a signed jersey for making 100 Test appearances for the national team. India captain Ajinkya Rahane announced it at the post-match presentations and also handed over the commemorative jersey to Lyon.
The way the Indian side have conducted themselves throughout this series has been exemplary 👏
Ajinkya Rahane presented Nathan Lyon a signed shirt to celebrate 'Garry' reaching 100 Test's 🐐
Class. pic.twitter.com/wuMKEexczQ— Cricket on BT Sport (@btsportcricket) January 19, 2021
BCCI have announced that Team India will receive a bonus of INR 5 Crore after winning the four-match Test series against Australia 2-1. The Indian team defeated Australia in the final Test at the Gabba to seal the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
The @BCCI has announced INR 5 Crore as team bonus. These are special moments for India Cricket. An outstanding display of character and skill #TeamIndia #AUSvIND #Gabba— Jay Shah (@JayShah) January 19, 2021
India have regained their top spot in ICC World Test Championship points table after their historic series victory against Australia.
India on 🔝
After the hard-fought win at The Gabba, India move to the No.1 spot in ICC World Test Championship standings 💥
Australia slip to No.3 👇#WTC21 pic.twitter.com/UrTLE4Rui0— ICC (@ICC) January 19, 2021
Two Australian Open players have tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials said Tuesday, taking the cluster of cases linked to the Grand Slam tennis tournament to seven.
While the India vs Australia 4th Test is going right down to the wire, Indian business tycoon Anand Mahindra shared Mathew Hayden’s picture from outside the Gabba Stadium. The former Australian opener can be seen driving a Scorpio Getaway.
A friend sent me this pic of Matthew Hayden outside the Gabba where #IndiavsAustralia is going down to the wire. He’s seated in an SUV that looks mildly familiar! Keep that engine revving @HaydosTweets pic.twitter.com/QB59aJQkSt— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) January 19, 2021
India and Australia will once again be in action when day 5 of the IND vs AUS fourth Test begins at the Gabba on January 19 (Tuesday). India will look to chase down the score and record consecutive series wins in Australia while the hosts will want to bowl India out and clinch a series win. Both teams are currently tied 1-1 in the Test series heading into the final day of the tour. Australia set India 329-run target with a day and few overs remaining in the Test. India were on 4/0 in 1.5 overs when rain and bad weather forced early stumps on the penultimate day of the Test match. Who Will Get the Border Gavaskar Trophy if Brisbane Test and Series Ends in a Draw?
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In football, Athletic Bilbao beat Barcelona 3-2 to win the Spanish Super Cup, their first title since 2015. Barcelona led the game 2-1 until Asier Villalibre’s 90th-minute goal forced extra-time and Inaki Williams scored the winner. There was also enough time for Lionel Messi to see a straight red. Inter Milan beat champions Juventus 2-0 in Derby D’Italia in the Serie A leaving the Turin side outside the top four and 10 points away from the top. In ISL, 10-man East Bengal held Chennaiyin FC to goalless draw and Hyderabad FC will play Odisha FC in the next match.
In the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Himachal Pradesh beat Maharashtra, Odisha recorded their first after defeating Assam, and Jharkhand won the super over after a tied match with Hyderabad. Jammu & Kashmir beat Railways and Tamil Nadu defeated Bengal.