— India defeat South Africa in a T20I at home for the first time —
India defeated South Africa by 7 wickets in the second T20I at Mohali on Wednesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. This is the first time that India defeated South Africa on home soil after having lost their first two T20Is against them in India in 2015. The third T20I will take place in Bengaluru on Sunday.
— Kohli becomes highest run-scorer in T20I cricket, overtakes Rohit —
India captain Virat Kohli has become the highest run-scorer in T20I cricket, achieving the feat in the second T20I against South Africa on Wednesday. Following his 72*(52), the 30-year-old has now scored 2,441 runs in T20I cricket, seven more than Rohit Sharma. Further, Kohli is currently the only batsman in international cricket to have 50-plus average in all three formats.
— Mongia announces retirement 12 years after playing his last int’l match —
All-rounder Dinesh Mongia has announced retirement from all forms of cricket, 12 years after playing his last international match. The 42-year-old represented India in 57 ODIs from 2001 to 2007 and was also part of India’s first-ever T20I. Mongia last represented his domestic side Punjab in 2007 before joining the now-defunct Indian Cricket League.
— Biker falls 70 feet off cliff in US, lands in water and survives —
Rick Hogge, a biker from US’ Texas, survived after falling 70 feet off a cliff after landing in water. The entire incident was captured on a camera attached to his helmet. The footage shows how Hogge lost his balance while trying to avoid rocks. “I thought about my kids on the way down,” Hogge said about the fall.
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