Daily Sports Headlines December 4, 2022
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Ghana’s Daniel Amartey says it is “important” to reject Uruguay’s World Cup lead
Ghana defender Daniel Amartey has admitted his team is determined that if they cannot qualify for the World Cup knockout stage, they will at least prevent Uruguay from doing so. South America won 2-0 on Friday but both sides were eliminated as South Korea won a last-gasp 2-1 win over group winners Portugal. The bad relations between Uruguay and Ghana go back 12 years to Luis Suarez’s infamous handball that denied Ghana victory in extra time in the quarter-finals of the 2010 World Cup.
IND vs BAN 1st ODI Updates: India looking to build partnership with Rahul and Iyer in the middle
Bangladesh captain Liton Das won the toss and was elected first in the opening match of the three-ODI series against India on Sunday. The home team made a team without their regular captain Tamim Iqbal, who is also the country’s top scorer in that format. Tamim was ruled out of the series due to a thigh injury, and Pasir Kuldip Sen made his debut for India. Wicket-keeper Rishab Pant has been released from the ODI squad while left-arm Axar Patel is not available for selection, according to a BCCI statement.
Lionel Messi’s sensational goal for Argentina in the 1,000th career game
Lionel Messi finally scored in the World Cup knockout stages on Saturday as he inspired Argentina to a 2-1 victory over Australia who set up a quarter-final clash with the Netherlands, who had proved too strong for the United States earlier. . The Argentina captain marked the 1,000th appearance of his career with his 789th goal to open the scoring in the first half at Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium in Doha. It was a classy finish for a player who appeared in his fifth World Cup but never found the net in a knockout match at the tournament, and he is looking to win it for the first time at the age of 35. It looked like Argentina were on their way to running away from the match when Julian Alvarez took advantage of a mistake On goalkeeping, he doubled his lead before the hour mark.
Joe Root and Abdullah Shafiq promise to “fight it” as the slow-burn test comes to an endgame
England and Pakistan promised to fight to the finish in the first Test in Rawalpindi, despite the volatile nature of the stadium, with both Joe Root and Abdullah Shafiq insisting their teams would push for victory over the final two days of the match. England came to their final day three with the edge in terms of position on the scoreboard, taking a 158-run lead with three Pakistani wickets still to claim. And after a grueling two days on the field, they returned to the pavilion with a sense of satisfaction after an excellent final session, in which they took four wickets including the key scalp of Babar Azam for 136.
Australia vs West Indies, First Test
Nine-time golf champion Gary Player had a mantra he lived by: “The harder you work, the luckier you get. Former Australian coach Justin Langer liked this quote but twisted it a bit, ‘The harder you work, the less likely you are to do it.’” They must give up. In the case of Marnus Labuschagne and Kraigg Brathwaite on the fourth day in Perth, both sayings apply. The duo have scored centuries for their side but not without a healthy dose of good luck. But they both deserve it and deserve it. They are players who put everything into their profession and now seem to be getting everything they deserve. in contrast.
Pele Health Updates: Pele wants fans to be calm and positive, says ‘I am strong, and I have a lot of hope’
Brazilian Pele was taken to hospital on Tuesday to be re-evaluated for his cancer treatment, but was later admitted due to respiratory problems according to medical reports.
Reuters quoted “Folha de Paulo” suspending chemotherapy and that Pele is undergoing palliative care and is treated only for symptoms such as pain and shortness of breath. A report released on Friday said the former Santos man had seen a general improvement in his health.
A polyp was removed from his colon in September 2021 and he received regular hospital treatment. “My friends, I am in the hospital doing my monthly visit,” Pele wrote on Instagram, along with an image of the “Get well soon” message displayed on buildings at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Pele shared the health update on Instagram
The Netherlands beat the United States 3-1 to book a World Cup quarter-final spot
The United States crashed out of the World Cup finals on Saturday after suffering a 3-1 defeat by the Netherlands in the round of 16.
The Dutch showed their firepower with two goals in the first half, leaving the young American team an insurmountable mountain. Despite halving the deficit in the second half, hopes of a US comeback were dashed when Denzel Dumfries scored the Netherlands’ third goal and knocked Greg Berhalter’s side out of the tournament.
Erigici, Maria Muzychuk leading the Tata Steel India Blitz
GM Arjun Erigesi rose to the lead with 6.5 points from nine rounds after day one of the 2022 Tata Steel Chess India Open, while GM Maria Muzychuk scored an impressive eight points from nine rounds to lead the 2022 Tata Steel Indian Women’s Chess Grand Prix.
Erigici follows GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov with six points, while GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi is third with 5.5 points, both bouncing back from moderate performances in the open section of the fast course.
In the women’s division, IM Vaishali Rameshbabu also scored seven above average to finish in second place. Maria Muzychuk and Vaishali set a restless pace. They are two full points ahead of GM Anna Muzyuchuk and General Manager Harika Dronavali who follow them with five points each. Another repeat round of nine other games with reversed colors will be played in both divisions on Sunday, December 4.
FIR against badminton star Lakshya Sen for age fraud in Bengaluru
Lakshya Sen, an Arjuna award winner, has been accused of cheating his age to gain access to age-restricted tournaments while competing at the junior level, according to a report. The Commonwealth Games gold medalist is now competing at a senior level, becoming one of the world’s top badminton stars.
Police in Bengaluru filed an FIR against Lakshya and a coach from the badminton academy after a complaint from Nagaraja MG who also runs a badminton academy in the city.
Hockey India vs Australia Test Series Adelaide Match 4 Highlights: Australia crush India 5-1, lead 3-1 in the series
Trailing 2-0, Harmanpreet Singh’s India kept the Test series alive with a 4-3 victory over India in the third match. Can they win another and push the series into the decider? The IND vs. AUS hockey test series will be available to watch on Star Sports Network. As for streaming, fans can switch to Disney Hotstar as well.
Aboubacar gets a red card after scoring for Cameroon against Brazil in the FIFA World Cup
Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar was sent off for celebrating after scoring his opening goal against Brazil in the FIFA World Cup Group G final at Lusail Stadium on Saturday.
The 30-year-old scored with a superb header from a cross from Jerome Mbekele, to put the Indomitable Lions ahead, two minutes into second-half injury time. He became the third African player to score against Brazil in a FIFA World Cup, after Didier Drogba in 2010 and Joel Matip in 2014.
Was Japan’s controversial goal against Spain legitimate? FIFA Answers
Ao Tanaka’s goal, which gave Japan the lead in the 51st minute, was not fired immediately as the officials checked whether the ball had crossed the touchline. After a VAR check, the decision was made in favor of Japan. But many pictures from different angles appeared on social media, indicating that the VAR’s decision was wrong.
Japan stunned Spain 2-1 in their Group E match at the FIFA World Cup to enter the Round of 16 as top of the table, but their second goal became controversial.
‘Woh Sap Bhaad Mein Gaya…’: Ravi Shastri fumes over Virat Kohli’s question vs. Rohit Sharma
After the 2022 T20 World Cup, where the Rohit Sharma-led Indian cricket team lost in the semi-finals to England, there have been widespread calls for changes in the team’s strategy. This was Rohit’s first ICC tournament as a captain. He took over the reins of the team after Virat Kohli stepped down from the top job. The duo is considered to be some of the best Indian fighters of the current generation, and there has often been a comparison between the two. Some in the social media also speculated the duo’s romance with each other. In a recent interview, when former India coach Ravi Shastri was asked on the subject of ‘Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma’, he was visibly annoyed.
“Woh sab bhaar mein gaya (to hell with this topic). This is just a time pass for you guys, I don’t have time for these things. They have a good understanding. Everything is going on top notch. And you are cooking,” Ravi Shastri said on journalist Vimal Kumar’s YouTube channel. I don’t have time for this.