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India TV Sports Wrap on June 18: Today's top 10 trending news stories

Kylian Mbappe suffered a broken nose during France's 1-0 win against Austria in Euro 2024 and is unsure of playing the next game against the Dutch while West Indies romped home to a 104-run win against Afghanistan in T20 World Cup 2024. Here's a look at the top 10 trending sports stories on June 18.

Edited By: Anshul Gupta @oyegupta_ New Delhi Updated on: June 18, 2024 10:59 IST
Kylian Mbappe suffered a broken nose during France's 1-0
Image Source : AP/INDIA TV Kylian Mbappe suffered a broken nose during France's 1-0 win against Austria in Euro 2024 while West Indies romped home to a 104-run win against Afghanistan in T20 World Cup 2024

Kylian Mbappe suffered a broken nose during France's 1-0 win against Austria in Euro 2024 and is unsure of playing the next game against the Netherlands. Mbappe in a fun post asked for suggestions for a mask after being left with a bleeding nose. On the other hand, in the T20 World Cup 2024, the West Indies romped home to a 104-run win against Afghanistan after smashing the highest team total of the ongoing edition, 218, riding on Nicholas Pooran's belligerent 98. All that and more in our Sports Wrap for today.

Top 10 Trending Sports Stories

West Indies smash Afghanistan to enter Super 8 with a thumping 104-run win

West Indies finished the group stage on a high with a massive 104-run win against the high-flying Afghanistan as the co-hosts flexed their muscles on finally a true batting surface in Saint Lucia. Nicholas Pooran with a belligerent 98 helped West Indies get to a score of 218, which was eventually too much for Afghanistan to chase down.

West Indies equal record for most runs in an over in T20 World Cup, smash highest powerplay score of tournament

West Indies equalled the record for most runs in an over as Nicholas Pooran's 26 runs combined with 10 extras in the one over bowled by Azmatullah Omarzai. It's only the second time 36 runs have been scored in an over in T20 World Cup while West Indies also hit 92 runs, the highest in the powerplay in the tournament history in what was an exhibition of power-hitting in St Lucia.

New Zealand finish a disappointing T20 World Cup campaign on a high with a win

New Zealand, who were eliminated from the T20 World Cup coming into their final group stage game against Papua New Guinea ended their campaign on a high with a 7-wicket win in Trinidad.

Trent Boult keeps the cards close to his chest with regards to international retirement

New Zealand quick Trent Boult played his final T20 World Cup as the Black Caps bowed out of the tournament but remained tight-lipped regarding his future with the national team.

Romario Shepherd leaves West Indies camp for the birth of his second child

West Indies all-rounder Romario Shepherd was released from the squad for a day for the birth of his second child in the ongoing T20 World Cup. Obed McCoy replaced Shepherd in the XI against Afghanistan.

Nicholas Pooran becomes the leading run-getter for West Indies in T20Is, surpasses Chris Gayle in a six-hitting list

Pooran amid his 53-ball 98, went past Chris Gayle's tally of 124 sixes in T20Is (128 now) and became the first West Indies batter to get to 2,000 runs in the format, having taken over Gayle in the previous game.

Kylian Mbappe suffers a broken nose during the France vs Austria match in Euro 2024

Kylian Mbappe might be an uncertainty for France in their next game against the Netherlands after suffering a bleeding nose in the game against Austria in the Euro Cup 2024. France beat Austria 1-0.

Didier Deschamps completes 100 wins as France manager

Didier Deschamps completed 100 wins as manager of the French national team after the 1-0 result against Austria. Deschamps took over as France manager in 2012.

Romania, Slovakia register wins in Euro Cup 2024 on Day 3

Apart from France, Romania and Slovakia also got across the line in the Euro Cup on Day 3. Romania beat Ukraine 3-0 in Munich while Slovakia got past Belgium in a thriller by 1-0 in Frankfurt.

Neeraj Chopra in action in Paavo Nurumi Games 2024

India's top javelin athlete Neeraj Chopra will be in action at the Paavo Nurumi Games in Finland and faces a stiff test from the likes of Anderson Peters and Oliver Helander as he chases the elusive 90m mark.

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