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The goal-less regulation period was the first in the history of World Cup finals. But in a game where both sides put up a defensive masterpiece of epic proportions, none deserved to concede, and it happened. It was 0-0 at full-time. The victory was also a revenge of sorts — for the 2017 European Championships defeat against the Dutch.
Joshana Chinappa was crowned the national champion for the 16th time on Sunday when she defeated edged out Urwashi Joshi 9-11, 11-1, 11-6, 11-5. With her win, Joshana equalled the hitherto women’s record of 16 titles that Bhuvaneswari Kumari had won earlier.
Tensions flared-up towards the end of Day 3 with none other than the two captains, Virat Kohli and Tim Paine, exchanging verbal volleys as the second Test between India and Australia headed for a nail-biting finish.
India were “surprised” at the on-field umpire’s call that led to skipper Virat Kohli’s controversial dismissal but the team has moved on and is focussed on restricting Australia to a low score in the second Test, pacer Jasprit Bumrah said on Sunday.