Men’s singles world number one Novak Djokovic claimed a record-extending ninth Australian Open title after beating Daniil Medvedev in straight sets at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.
Meanwhile, the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction in Chennai saw the likes of South Africa’s Chris Morris, New Zealand’s Kyle Jamieson and Australia’s Glenn Maxwell earn the big bucks.
Here’s a wrap-up of all the major sports news and updates from the week (February 15 to 21) that passed:
India’s spinners patiently ran through the England line-up on Day Four of the second Test as India grabbed a 317-run win. (REPORT)
Suryakumar Yadav has earned an international call-up for the T20I series against England in March. He will be joined by his Mumbai Indians team-mate Ishan Kishan who put up a grand show in the Indian Premier League 2020 in the United Arab Emirates. (REPORT)