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Who is Vinesh Phogat, the wrestler protesting against WFI at Jantar Mantar? Know her wrestling journey here

The country’s well-known female wrestler Vinesh Phogat, along with other top wrestlers, is protesting against the Wrestling Federation of India at Jantar Mantar on January 18. During this, she has accused the president of the federation, Brij Bhushan Sharan, of sexual harassment.

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Vinesh Phogat

The country’s well-known female wrestler Vinesh Phogat, along with other top wrestlers, is protesting against the Wrestling Federation of India at Jantar Mantar on January 18. During this, she has accused the president of the federation, Brij Bhushan Sharan, of sexual harassment. At the same time, other wrestlers of the country also talked about arbitrariness on the federation. Apart from Vinesh Phogat, wrestlers like Bajrang Punia, Sangeeta Phogat, Sonam Malik and Anshu Malik also opened a front against the Indian Wrestling Federation.

Being an attacker against the federation, Vinesh said, now they would not bow down and will fight for their rights.

Vinesh Phogat is one of the most popular female wrestlers in the country and in the world. She has won more than a dozen medals in wrestling for the country so far.

Let us tell you about Vinesh Phogat’s career and the medals won by her in many competitions.

Vinesh’s career

Vinesh Phogat was born on August 25, 1994 in Charkhi-Dadri district of Haryana. She is the daughter of wrestler Rajpal Phogat. Other female wrestlers Geeta Phogat, Babita Phogat and Ritu Phogat are her cousins. There was an atmosphere of wrestling in the house from the beginning. That’s why Vinesh also tried her hand at wrestling.

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In 2013, she won a silver medal in the 51 kg category at the Youth Wrestling Championship held in Johannesburg. In the same year, in the Asian Championship in New Delhi, she was successful in winning a bronze medal in the 51 kg weight category. After this, in the 2014 Asian Games held in Incheon, she won a bronze medal in the 48 kg weight category.

After this Vinesh never looked back again. She has so far won more than a dozen medals in various wrestling competitions. Vinesh is the first female wrestler of the country to win gold medal in Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Vinesh has won 16 medals in wrestling

Vinesh Phogat has so far won 16 medals in various wrestling competitions. These include 5 gold, 4 silver and 7 bronze medals. First let’s talk about her gold medals. Vinesh has won a gold medal in Asian Championship, 3 in Commonwealth Games and 1 in Asian Games.

Whereas Vinesh has won a silver medal in Youth Wrestling Championship and 3 in Asian Championship. Apart from this, Vinesh Phogat was successful in bagging 4 bronze medals in the Asian Championship, 1 in the Asian Games and 2 in the World Championship.

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KKR captain Shreyas Iyer fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate in match against RR

KKR lost to Royals by two wickets on Tuesday at Eden Gardens.

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The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were found guilty of violating an IPL Code of Conduct while playing the Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Tuesday, following their defeat in their second match at the Eden Gardens. The Knight Riders not only dropped their opening game of the IPL 2024 season, but their captain also received a fine.

KKR captain Shreyas Iyer has been fined Rs 12 lakh for maintaining a slow over-rate during an IPL match at Eden Gardens against the Rajasthan Royals.

According to the official notification, Iyer has been charged with a huge fine of Rs 12 lakhs as it was his team’ first of the season offense under IPL’s Code of Conduct and involved a minimum over-rate penalty.

In a release from the IPL, it is said, Shreyas Iyer, the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders, has been fined after his team maintained a slow over rate during their TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens on April 17.

Meanwhile, this is not the first time in this season when a team has maintained a slow over-rate. Earlier, Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Rant was also fined twice for maintaining a slow over-rate. If his team commits this again, the he along with his will be banned for one match, as per IPL’s Code of Conduct.

In a T20I loss to the Royals on Tuesday, Sunil Narine scored his first century for the Knight Riders. Up till the 18th over, Narine (109 off 56) batted, first partnership with Angkrish Raghuvanshi (30) for 85 runs and then with Andre Russell (13), for 51 runs. For KKR, it was a one-man show. Jos Buttler blasted his way to an unbeaten 60-ball 107 as the visitors completed the chase on the game’s last ball. In response, RR were briefly in major trouble.

While KKR lost their second match in six games, it was the Royals’ sixth win in seven games.

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IPL 2024: Jos Buttler’s unbeaten century helps Rajasthan Royals chase down 224 against Kolkata Knight Riders

Rajasthan Royals were in trouble at one stage of the match but Jos Buttler helped the team recover with an unbeaten 60-ball 107, as the visitors completed the run chase in the last delivery of the match.

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Rajasthan Royals pulled off Indian Premier League’s biggest run chase to defeat Kolkata Knight Riders by two wickets on Tuesday. KKR were asked to bat first and rode on Sunil Narine’s 56-ball 109 to take their team to a respectable total of 223/6 in 20 overs. In response, RR were in trouble at one stage of the match but Jos Buttler helped the team recover with an unbeaten 60-ball 107, as the visitors completed the run chase in the last delivery of the match.

The England captain began the last over hitting a six off the first ball, he then had to turn down runs off the next 4 balls, thus bringing the equation down to Rajasthan Royals needing 3 runs to win off the last 2 balls. Buttler then hobbled 2 runs off the 2nd last ball of the match and took a single off the last delivery and thus took RR to a record-equalling run chase.

Earlier the Kolkata Knight Riders were asked to bat first on a fresh pitch, Narine blasted a 49-ball 100 to lead KKR’s innings in this match at Eden Gardens. It was a one-man show from KKR as Narine (109 off 56) took his team till the 18th over, forging a 85 run partnership with Angkrish Raghuvanshi (30) and then adding 51 runs along with Andre Russell (13). KKR reached a score of 223/6 in 20 overs batting first.

KKR’s bowling attack could not go unnoticed as the likes of Varun Chakravarthy and Sunil Narine both shone to help keep the home side in the fight, but the effort seemed to be in vain. It was merely a case of who wanted to win more on the match day. And Buttler showed that he wanted it the most, as he led Rajasthan Royals to a historic run-chase, the biggest successful run-chase in the history of the IPL.

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IPL 2024: Travis Head smashes brilliant century, Pat Cummins takes 3 wickets as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeat Royal Challengers Bengaluru by 25 runs

Travis Head smashed his century in 39 balls which is the 4th fastest hundred in the competition as he set the match for his team and was named man of the match. He put together a 108-run opening partnership with Abhishek Sharma, who hit 34 runs.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday broke their record of scoring the highest total in the Indian Premier League (IPL), as they hit 287 runs in 20 overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. During the innings, 22 sixes were shot, along with 19 boundaries, by the power hitters of Sunrisers Hyderabad – Travis Head (102), Abhishek Sharma (34), Heinrich Klaasen (67), Aiden Markram (32) and Abdul Samad (37).

Pat Cummins bowled a disciplined lined line and length and returned with figures of 3/43 to win the contest. Dinesh Karthik was the top scorer for Royal Challengers Bengaluru hitting 83 of 35 balls. RCB ended up taking the match closer than expected and SRH won the game by 25 runs.

The match between Royal challengers Bengaluru and Sunrisers Hyderabad was not an ordinary one, as many new records were made and broken. The Sunrisers Hyderbad broke their previous record of scoring 277 runs against Mumbai Indians in the current IPL tournament. Not only the current total of 287 is the highest in IPL tournaments so far, but it is also the second-highest score in T20 cricket history.

Virat Kohli (42) and captain Faf du Plesis(62) gave their team a good start before Dinesh Karthik smashed 83 off 35 balls as RCB ended on 262-7. SRH captain pat Cummins and spinner Makank Markande broke the back of the Bengaluru chase with 5 wickets between them. Pat Cummins said after winning the match against Mumbai Indians a few weeks ago he thought this would not happen again, but it has happened again.

Travis Head smashed his century in 39 balls which is the 4th fastest hundred in the competition as he set the match for his team and was named man of the match. He put together a 108-run opening partnership with Abhishek Sharma, who hit 34 runs.

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