2022, The Year In Sports: February recall

2022, The Year In Sports: From Ishan Kishan being the second most expensive Indian player to be sold in the IPL auction 2022 to Russian football clubs and national teams suspended by FIFA and UEFA, here is a look at the top sporting moments from February.

Ishan Kishan of Mumbai Indians in action.

Ishan Kishan of Mumbai Indians in action. | Photo Credit: Sportzpics for IPL

2022, The Year In Sports: From Ishan Kishan being the second most expensive Indian player to be sold in the IPL auction 2022 to Russian football clubs and national teams suspended by FIFA and UEFA, here is a look at the top sporting moments from February.

FEBRUARY 2022

February 6: China wins Women’s Asian Cup for ninth time

China came back from a 0-2 deficit to defeat South Korea in the Women’s Asian Cup final to lift the title for a record-extending ninth time - REPORT

February 12- Kashmir skier Mohammad Arif Khan represents India at the Beijing Winter Olympics

31-year-old Mohammad Arif Khan became the first Kashmiri to become an Olympian and the first Indian to participate in two events at the Winter Olympics - REPORT

February 13: Ishan Kishan becomes the second most expensive Indian player in IPL Auction history

India wicketkeeper-batter Ishan Kishan became the most expensive player to be bought on Day 1 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 auction as Mumbai Indians (MI) bought him for ₹15.25 crore. Kishan is now the second most expensive Indian player to be ever snapped up at the auctions after Yuvraj Singh (₹16 crore in 2015) - REPORT 

February 14: Argentina vs Brazil World Cup Qualifier abandoned

FIFA ruled that the 2022 World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina will be played at a venue and date to be determined after it was originally abandoned due to alleged coronavirus-related breaches. The match was eventually not played - REPORT

February 25: Dabang Delhi KC wins PKL 8

Vijay and Naveen Kumar starred for Dabang Delhi KC as they beat Patna Pirates 37-36 to win PKL 8 - REPORT 

February 28: FIFA, UEFA suspend Russia from International football

Russian football clubs and national teams were suspended from all competitions by FIFA and UEFA after the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The world and European football governing bodies said they would be banned “until further notice” - REPORT

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