Weekly digest (Nov 19-25): Mary Kom’s 6th gold to Aus women winning World T20

A round-up of all that happened in the world of sport in the last week.

Mary Kom celebrates after receiving her gold medal on Saturday.   -  Shiv Kumar Pushpakar


India beat Australia by six wickets in the third and final T20I in Sydney to level the three-match T20I series 1-1. (REPORT)

Australia women’s cricket team beat England by eight wickets in the final, thereby sealing a fourth ICC T20 World Cup win. (REPORT)

New Zealand beat Pakistan by four runs in the first Test of the ongoing three-match series, in one of the small margins of defeats in terms of runs. (REPORT)

Bangladesh beat West Indies by 64 runs in the first Test. (REPORT)

Shannon Gabriel was handed a one-Test suspension for making intentional contact with Imrul Kayes. (REPORT)

The Australia men’s cricket team and its captain, Aaron Finch, were fined for slow over-rate in the first T20I against India at Gabba, Brisbane. (REPORT)

Domestic cricket

Rajasthan, Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir were among the teams which won their third round of Ranji Trophy fixtures. (REPORT)

Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) responded to the Committee of Administrators’ directives by amending its constitution and bringing it in line with the new BCCI constitution. (REPORT)



Pune City recorded its first win of the ongoing ISL season, beating Jamshedpur FC 2-1 at home Wednesday, straight from the international break. (REPORT)

Bengaluru FC edged FC Goa 2-1 in a topsy-turvy battle Thursday. (REPORT)

On Sunday, Jamshedpur FC returned to winning ways with a comfortable 3-1 win over defending champion, Chennaiyin FC. (REPORT)

Premier League

Manchester City remained top of the table with a 4-0 win over West Ham United. (REPORT)

Liverpool remained two points within Manchester City with a 3-0 win over Watford. (REPORT)

Chelsea was thumped 3-1 by Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium. (REPORT)

Manchester United was held to a goalless draw by Crystal Palace at Old Trafford. (REPORT)

Arsenal beat Bournemouth 2-1 away from home Sunday, thanks to a Jefferson Lerma own-goal and a calm finish from close range from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. (REPORT)


Real Madrid was beaten 3-0 by Eibar at Ipurua Municipal Stadium Saturday. (REPORT)

Barcelona held Atletico Madrid to a 1-1 draw at Wanda Metropolitano after Diego Costa had headed the home side ahead with 17 minutes left to play. (REPORT)


Bayern Munich was held to a 3-3 draw at home by Fortuna Dusseldorf. (REPORT)

Borussia Dortmund moved seven points clear at the top of Bundesliga with a 2-1 win over Mainz. (REPORT)

Earlier in the week, Borussia Dortmund activated the option to make Paco Alcacer’s loan move a permanent one from Barcelona, signing him until 2023. (REPORT)


Juventus beat SPAL 2-0 with Cristiano Ronaldo getting on the scoresheet once again. (REPORT)

Inter Milan beat Frosinone 3-0 thanks to a double from Keita Balde. (REPORT)

CONMEBOL postponed the Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate after an attack on the Boca Juniors travelling coach Saturday. (REPORT)


Elias Ymer defeated Prajnesh Gunneswaran to the Pune Challenger title Saturday. (REPORT)

Mahesh Bhupathi said that India will have the advantage of playing Davis Cup against Italy on grass next February. (REPORT)

Croatia completed the Davis Cup win over France, with Marin Cilic beating Lucas Pouille in the opening rubber on Sunday to complete a 3-1 triumph. (REPORT)

More sports


British sprinter Nigel Levine was banned for four years after failing a drug test. (REPORT)


Sameer Verma successfully defended his Syed Modi World Tour title with a 16-21 21-19 21-14 victory over China's Guangzu Lu. (REPORT)

Saina Nehwal lost to China's Han Yue in the final, going down 18-21 8-21 in 34 minutes. (REPORT)


Mary Kom won her sixth gold medal in World Championships, beating Hanna Okhota in the 48kg final bout of the Women’s World Boxing Championships on Saturday. (REPORT)


Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry claimed Belgium’s first World Cup of Golf title. (REPORT)

Phil Mickelson called Tiger Woods the greatest golfer of all-time. (REPORT)


Pakistan hockey team entered India for the 2018 Hockey World Cup through the Wagah Border. (REPORT)

Belgium and Netherlands also arrived for the World Cup starting in Bhubaneshwar on November 28. (REPORT)


Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, while Fernando Alonso bid farewell to the sport. (REPORT)


Rahi Sarnobat won the gold medal in the women's 25m sports pistol event of the 62nd National Shooting Championships with a score of 36. (REPORT)

Kynan Chenai won the men’s trap gold medal by beating Lakshay Sheoran 43-42 in the final of the National Shotgun Championship. (REPORT)

Anjum Moudgil finished the National Shooting Championship with four gold medals. (REPORT)