The Indian Women's cricket team is currently taking on Australia in the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup, Parupalli Kashyap knocks out top seed Lee Hyun in opening round of US open and much more has happened in sports on Thursday. Here are the Top 5 sports stories of July 20.
India vs Australia, ICC Women's Cricket World Cup: India take on Australia in semifinals of tournament
The Indian women's cricket team is taking on Australia in the second semifinals of the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup at Derby, England. Indian captain Mithali Raj won the toss and elected to bat on a seamer friendly track at Derby. The contest has been reduced to 42 over a side on account of the delayed start to the game due to heavy rains that lashed over Derby on Thursday morning. Read full story here
English batsman Kevin Pietersen has South African dream, qualifies in 2019 to play for Proteas
England's batting maverick Kevin Pietersen has stated a strong resolve to resurrect his international career with his native South Africa even though he'll be nearing 40 when he re-qualifies.
The 37-year-old batsman will become eligible to play for the Proteas in 2019 having not been selected for England after being sacked in the aftermath of the 2013-14 Ashes defeat in Australia. Read full story here
US Open: Parupalli Kashyap knocks out top seed Lee Hyun in opening round
Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap caused a major upset on the opening day of the US Open as he stunned top seed Lee Hyun Il of Korea in the men's singles on Thursday. Read full story here
Russian Open Grand Prix: Pawar, Raje, Gunmadi secure quarter-final berths
Indian ace shuttlers Anand Pawar, Rasika Raje, Vrushali Gummadi and Rahul Yadav Chittanoina reached the quarterfinals of singles events at the Russian Open Grand Prix on Thursday. Read full story here
Ultimate Table Tennis League: Sanil Shetty powers Falcons TTC to massive 22-5 win over Yoddhas
Falcons TTC secured an overwhelming 22-5 win over a struggling Oilmax-Stag Yoddhas on day seven of Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) at the Nehru indoor stadium on Wednesday. Read full story here