India TV Sports Wrap on June 2: Today’s top 10 trending news stories

India TV Sports Wrap on June 2: Today’s top 10 trending news stories

Image Source : ICC X/GETTY Aaron Jones smashed 94* off just 40 balls as USA opened their account in their maiden T20 World Cup appearance while Real Madrid won the Champions League for record 15th time

Aaron Jones smashed 94* off just 40 balls as the USA opened their account in their maiden T20 World Cup appearance against Canada in Dallas. Jones starred in the 131-run partnership with Andries Gous off just 58 balls as USA pulled off a stunning run-chase of 195. On the other hand, Real Madrid won the Champions League for record-extending 15th time beating Borussia Dortmund 2-0 with Dani Carvajal and Vinicius Junior being the goal-scorers. All that and more in our Sports Wrap for today.

Top 10 Trending Sports Stories

India beat Bangladesh in their sole warm-up match ahead of T20 World Cup 2024

Team India achieved a rather comfortable win against Bangladesh in their sole T20 World Cup warm-up clash by 60 runs. Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya got runs while Arshdeep Singh led in the bowling side of things for India as they get ready to play Ireland in their first match of the tournament in New York.

Rohit Sharma asks New York Police to go easy on pitch intruder

A fan breached the security to meet the Indian captain Rohit Sharma, however, he wasn’t aware of the consequence. The hug with Rohit Sharma resulted in him getting pinned to the ground by New York cops.

USA beat Canada on their T20 World Cup debut

USA beat Canada in their first-ever game in the T20 World Cup as Aaron Jones and Andries Gous stitched a 58-ball 131 partnership to literally blow their opponents out of the game and begin their campaign on a thunderous note in Dallas on Saturday, June 1.

Real Madrid beat Borussia Dortmund to win Champions League title

Real Madrid breezed past Borussia Dortmund in the title clash to win their record-extending 15th UEFA Champions League trophy at the Wembley Stadium in London 2-0 with Dani Carvajal and Vinicius Junior being the goal-scorers.

Aaron Jones joins Gayle in elite list of hitting 10 sixes in an innings in T20 World Cup

USA’s Aaron Jones became only the second player after Chris Gayle to smash 10 sixes in an innings as the 29-year-old played a whirlwind knock of 94 off just 40 deliveries. Gayle has hit 10 sixes in an innings once and 11 once in 2016 and 2007 respectively.

West Indies to take on Papua New Guinea, Oman up against Namibia

On Day 2 of the T20 World Cup 2024, West Indies will take on Papua New Guinea in Guyana as the tournament kicks off in the Caribbean while Oman play Namibia in Barbados in the third game of the tournament.

India might go in with Rohit-Virat combo at the top

With Yashasvi Jaiswal not opening despite Virat Kohli not being available, it maybe a sign of things to come as far as the opening combination for India in the T20 World Cup as the former India skipper might be slotted in at the top alongside current captain Rohit Sharma.

Toni Kroos sets UCL record in final club appearance

Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos signed off from club football with a Champions League title and also equalled Thomas Mueller for the joint-most appearances in the UCL (151) for a German footballer.

Novak Djokovic moves into Round of 16 with thriliing five-set win

Novak Djokovic survived a scare to beat Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti in 7-5, 6-7 (6-8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 to advance to Round of 16 in French Open 2024

Corey Anderson becomes fifth player to represent two teams in T20 World Cup

Former New Zealand all-rounder made his debut for USA in the T20 World Cup and became the fifth player to feature in the tournament for two different countries after Roelof van der Merwe (SA, NED), Dirk Nannes (AUS, NED), David Wiese (SA, NAM) and Mark Chapman (HK, NZ).

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