Sports World Updates, December 1, 2023: India Beat Australia By 20 Runs, Bangladesh On Top As Kiwis Stutter On Day 4, Mumbai Beat Saurashtra In Vijay Hazare - As It Happened

Here are all the major updates and results from world and Indian sports on December 01, 2023

Australias Tour of India: IND Vs AUS 3rd T20

December 1 saw many events transpire in the sporting world. Rafael Nadal announced to the world that he will be making his comeback at the Brisbane International next month. Team India beat Australia by 20 runs in the fourth T20I and sealed the series. In Vijay Hazare Trophy, Mumbai beat Saurashtra by five wickets. Odisha FC beat Jamshedpur FC by 1-0 margin thanks to Roy Krishna. Mitchell Marsh defended his 'controversial' photo of him placing his feet on the World Cup trophy. Here's what transpired on the day (Cricket News | Football News | Badminton News | November 30 Highlights)

10:49pm: India Beat Australia By 20 Runs, Seal Series

Team India have beaten the Aussies by 20 runs in the fourth T20I and also, they have sealed the series with one game to spare. Check the detailed report here

9:33pm: Hyderabad FC Vs Mohun Bagan

Another Indian Super League fixture sees Hyderabad FC take Mohun Bagan and you can check their live streaming details and more here.

8:51pm: Australia Require 175 To Win To Level The Series

Team India posted 174 for the loss of nine wickets against Australia in Raipur in the 4th T20I. Catch our live blog for more updates.

8:21pm: Barcelona Take On Atletico In La Liga

Read more about the preview as FC Barcelona go up against Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid in La Liga this weekend.

7:02 pm: Rafael Nadal To Make His Tennis Comeback

After almost out of action for a year, tennis great Rafael Nadal will be seen on the court in January 2024. He will be playing at the Brisbane International. Read more here.

6:16pm: India Take On Australia In The 4th T20I

Suryakumar Yadav-led side are 2-1 up in the five-match T20I series against the Aussies coming in to the fourth T20I. Here's our Live Blog for the match.

4:54pm: End Of The Road For Cheteshwar Pujara And Ajinkya Rahane In Tests?

BCCI Selectors ignored old warhorse Cheteshwar Pujara and former vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane for the South Africa Test series. Is this the end of the road for the veteran duo? Read more about it here

4:18pm: World Cup Winner Mitchell Marsh Defends His 'Controversial' Celebration

Days after winning the ODI World Cup, Mitchell Marsh was under the scanner for his controversial celebration wherein he was pictured with his feet on the trophy. Indian pacer Mohammed Shami had claimed that he felt "hurt" by Marsh's action. Marsh however stated that, There was obviously no disrespect meant in that photo at all," Marsh said on 'Sen Radio'. "I haven't given it too much thought, I haven't seen a lot on social media even though everyone tells me it’s gone off. There’s nothing in that," he added. Read more here

3:30pm: KS Bharat To Lead India A
Andhra wicketkeeper-batter KS Bharat will lead India A in the two four-day matches against South Africa A which will coincide with the senior team's tour to the country later this month. Read all about it here.

1:37pm: BAN Vs NZ Update
Bangladesh are all over New Zealand in the first Test match. After setting the Kiwis a target of 332, the Tigers have struck three big early blows and left NZ reeling at 30/3.  


1:30pm: Ronaldo Faces USD 1Bn Lawsuit
Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been hit with a class-action lawsuit seeking at least USD 1 billion in damages for his role in promoting cryptocurrency-related "non-fungible tokens," or NFTs, issued by the beleaguered cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Read more about it here.

1:15pm: FIFA U-17 WC Match Today
The FIFA Under-17 World Cup is now into its last two days. Argentina will lock horns with Mali at 5:30pm today in the third-place clash, and Germany will take on France tomorrow in the final.  

12:17pm: IND-A Vs ENG-A T20 Coming Up
The T20 series between England A women and India A continues at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The second game in the three-match series will start at 1:30pm IST today. India A had pulled off a thrilling three-run victory in the first T20.     

12:06pm: Boxing Nationals Into Final Day
The Senior Men's National Boxing Championships 2023 are into their final day in Shillong, where the summit clashes in all weight categories will be played out through the day. Stay tuned for the results.

11:10am: Development From T20 World Cup 2024
Dominica has withdrawn from hosting its allotted matches for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Windsor Park was shortlisted to host one group match and two Super Eight games as Dominica was one of seven countries in the Caribbean shortlisted to host the T20 World Cup. Read more about it here.

10:30am: Syed Modi Update
The Syed Modi India International badminton tournament is now into its business stretch. In the men's singles quarterfinals, India's young and talented shuttler Priyanshu Rajawat will be up against Indonesia's Alwi Farhan. In the women's doubles category, the last-eight stage will witness an all-Indian compeitition as Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand will face Tanisha Crasto and Ashwini Ponappa.   


9:35am: PKL Starts Tomorrow!
The 10th season of Pro Kabaddi League will kick-start on Saturday, December 2. Gujarat Giants will face Telugu Titans tomorrow, and a lot of team updates are flowing in ahead of the tournament. Gujarat have named Fazel Atrachali as their new captain, and U Mumba have retained Surinder Singh as their skipper. Stay tuned for more, here.

9:22am: BAN Vs NZ Test, Day 4
The first Test match between Bangladesh and New Zealand is intriguingly poised. Bangladesh are currently batting at 237/4 in the third innings and lead by 230 runs. The Kiwis have to bat last in Sylhet and hence, any of the three results are possible. 

9:15am: Vijay Hazare Trophy Update
India's premier white-ball tournament Vijay Hazare Trophy 2023 rolls on to its fifth round of matches. In a clash of the Group A titans, Mumbai are taking on Saurashtra in Alur, Karnataka, while Vidarbha are taking on Chhattisgarh in Group B. You can check out the latest standings of all the teams in our report here.

9am: Europa League Round-Up
Liverpool have qualified for the last-16 stage of the Europa League with a comprehensive 4-0 win over LASK. Luis Diaz, Cody Gakpo and Mohamed Salah were among the goals for Liverpool. Elsewhere, Tomas Soucek's solo goal of the match in the 89th minute against Backa Tapola advanced West Ham to the last 16. Brighton's Joao Pedro's second-half penalty against AEK Athens secured a place in knock-outs for Brighton after they won 1-0. Check out some striking images from the league here

8:25am: India Lose Narrowly To Germany 
After a rampaging 12-0 win over Canada, India face a close defeat against Germany in the FIH Junior Women's Hockey World Cup 2023. The valiant Indian women go down fighting 3-4 against the Germans. Read the detailed report here


8:15am: Recap
November 30 saw a number of key sporting developments. News filtered in early of Arsenal's win over Lens and Manchester United's draw against Galatasray in the UEFA Champions League, with UEFA Europa League scheduled for late night kick-off. In cricket, Test action continued on day three as New Zealand took on Bangladesh in the first Test, with the Tigers racing to a 205-run lead. Elsewhere, the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Africa Qualifier went into the final day with Uganda joining Namibia for the event next year. India's squad for the South Africa tour was announced, with Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli opting out of the white-ball format.

Hello and welcome to our live blog coverage of all the key sporting events in India and around the globe on Friday, December 1, 2023. We have the all-important fourth T20I of the India vs Australia series in Raipur slated in the evening, and the Indian Super League (ISL) clash between Jamshedpur and Odisha as well. Stay tuned for live scores and updates

Important: We are happy to announce that we have successfully completed the migration of our site to enhance your experience as valuable user. But due to the scale of operations some data discrepancies may arise. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding during this period.