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Sports Round Up January 22, 2021: Match Results, Reports, Highlights and Look Back at Top Stories of the Day












22 Jan, 22:36 (IST)

Andy Murray has withdrawn from this year’s Australian Open after failing to find a solution that will allow him to travel to Australia, quarantine and then be ready for the Australian Open, which begins from February 8.







22 Jan, 21:33 (IST)

Mourtada Fall’s 27th-minute header was enough to give Mumbai City FC a 1-0 win over SC East Bengal and restore their five points lead at the top of the ISL 2020-21 points table.







22 Jan, 17:46 (IST)

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for COVID-19. The Frenchman will have to go under self-isolation for at least two weeks.







22 Jan, 17:27 (IST)

Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan guided Bangladesh to a seven-wicket victory over West Indies in the second ODI match and clinch the three-match ODI series with a game remaining. 







22 Jan, 16:08 (IST)

Sydney Thunders scored 232 against Sydney Sixers and posted the highest-ever total in the Big Bash League 2020-21. Thunders broke Hobart Hurricanes previous record of 223/8 in 2017.







22 Jan, 15:20 (IST)

After James Anderson jolted Sri Lanka’s batting order with three early wickets, veteran duo Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal brought the Lankan innings back on track. The home team have crossed the 150-run mark and have the command at the moment.







22 Jan, 10:14 (IST)

According to a report from the Indian Express, the BCCI has introduced ‘time-trials’ to ascertain the fitness levels among the cricketers. Players have to pass the 2 KM time-trials to make a place in the national team.







22 Jan, 09:34 (IST)

Liverpool had a dismal outing last night at the Anfield as they lost to Burnley by 1-0. This is the first time since 2017 that the Reds have lost the home tie. 







22 Jan, 08:15 (IST)

Despite Cricket Australia’s criticism, Cricket Australia (CA) is standing its ground in not referring to January 26 as “Australia Day” as part of its Big Bash League (BBL) promotions.

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Rajasthan Royals traded Robin Uthappa to Chennai Super Kings after retaining him a day earlier while announcing their full list of released and retained players for the IPL 2021 season ahead of players auction. Uthappa will boost the top order for the three-time champions after they released Murali Vijay while Shane Watson retired last year after IPL 2020. Meanwhile, here we bring you all latest sports breaking news, top stories related to sports and sportspersons from across the world latest updates on match results, live scores, transfer news and rumours, injury updates, retirement news of players, birthdays of sports stars and every important sports news you need to know.  IPL 2021: How Much Money Can Each Team Spend in Players Auction? Take a Look at the Remaining Purse of All Eight Indian Premier League Franchises.

Indian players received heroes’ welcome as they arrived back to India after scripting a historic Test series win in Australia. From captain Ajinkya Rahane to T Natarajan, cricketers were welcomed home with showers of flower petals, red carpets, shehnais and dhol tashas. Natarajan was given a royal welcome and carried in a horse chariot as he reached his village.

In football, third-division Spanish side Alcoyano shocked Real Madrid and beat them 2-1 in extra-time despite playing the majority of the added-time with 10 men. Juventus beat Napoli 2-0 to win the Supercoppa Italiana with Cristiano Ronaldo also becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in football history after netting his 760th goal. Ronaldo surpassed Josef Bican to become the all-time highest goalscorer in football. Ronaldo also lifted his 33rd title after winning his second Supercoppa Italiana title with Juventus.

ATK Mohun Bagan beat Chennaiyin FC 1-0 to consolidate their second place in the Indian Super League (ISL) points table. David Williams came off the bench to score the winning goal for ATK Mohun Bagan. Chennaiyin FC remained sixth in the table and with only one win in their last seven matches.

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