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India TV Sports Wrap on June 10: Today’s top 10 trending news stories

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Image Source : REUTERS/AP India beat Pakistan to make it 7-1 in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup while Scotland bettered their chances of making it to the Super 8 after beating Oman

Team India beat Pakistan by six runs in a low-scoring thriller in New York on Sunday, June 9 to make it 7-1 in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. India have won two games in a row and now have four points in the tournament thus far while Pakistan are yet to open their account with two defeats in as many matches. On the other hand, Scotland bettered their chances of making it to the Super 8 after beating Oman as they now have five points in the bag and England can get to a maximum of five points. All that and more in our Sports Wrap for today.

Top 10 Trending Sports Stories

India beat Pakistan to leave their arch-rivals gasping for breath in T20 World Cup 2024

Team India prevailed in a low-scoring thriller against Pakistan in New York as Jasprit Bumrah starred with figures of 3/14 to help his side defend a low score of 119. Pakistan have now lost both their games in the ongoing T20 World Cup thus far.

Oman knocked out, Scotland in fray for Super 8 spot 

Scotland crushed Oman to earn two more points to get to five and now have a very good chance of making it to the Super 8, ahead of England. Oman, on the other hand, have been knocked out after suffering three losses in as many matches played.

South Africa look to seal the Super 8 spot as they face Bangladesh 

South Africa with four points, would want to end their New York leg of Group D with possibly a Super 8 spot-sealing win as they take on Bangladesh at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium on Monday, June 10.

India now have the most number of wins for a team against one opponent in T20 World Cup

India defended their lowest target in T20Is as Pakistan failed to chase down 120 in New York. It was the seventh win for India against Pakistan in T20 World Cup, which is the most for any side against one opponent in the tournament.

India lose to Great Britain in FIH Pro League 3-2

Great Britain beat India in the FIH Pro League encounter 3-2 with Roper Phil (1′), Waller Jack (37′) and Forsyth Alan (50′) scoring goals. Sukhjeet Singh (19′) and captain Harmanpreet Singh (36′, PS) were the two goal-scorers for India.

Carlos Alcaraz wins maiden French Open title beating Alexander Zverev

Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz won his maiden French Open title as he beat German 6-3, 2-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2. 

Sandeep Lamichhane reaches West Indies for T20 World Cup 2024

Nepal leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane, who was denied a US visa, has reached the West Indies for his side’s final two games in the T20 World Cup 2024 group stage. Lamichhane was convicted for rape before being released on bail.

Lahore to be the host for India-Pakistan match

Lahore is likely to be the host for the India-Pakistan group stage match in the ICC Men’s Champions Trophy 2025, in a tentative schedule sent by the PCB to the ICC. Cricbuzz reported that the February 19-March 9 window has been finalised by the ICC.

Pakistan white-ball coach Gary Kirsten has held the batters responsible for loss

Pakistan cricket team head coach Gary Kirsten after the loss to India said that the batters need to take responsibility as they are losing too many wickets whether while batting first or in the run-chase.

Sumit Nagal in fray to seal a spot in the Olympics

India’s top-ranked singles player Sumit Nagal has kept his chances alive of making it to the Paris Olympics 2024 after winning the Heilbronner Neckarcup ATP Challenger event beating Alexander Ritschard of Switzerland 6-1, 7-6(7-5), 6-3.

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