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India TV Sports Wrap on May 6: Today's top 10 trending news stories

Indian women's and men's relay teams 4x400m qualified for the Paris Olympics 2024 after finishing in the top half while Scotland and Sri Lanka sealed their berth in ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2024 to be held in Bangladesh later this year. Here's a look at the top 10 trending sports stories on May 6.

Edited By: Anshul Gupta @oyegupta_ New Delhi Published on: May 06, 2024 12:08 IST
Indian women's relay team 4x400m qualified for Paris
Image Source : SAI MEDIA/ICC/ INDIA TV Indian women's relay team 4x400m qualified for Paris Olympics 2024 while Scotland and Sri Lanka sealed their berth in Women's T20 World Cup

Indian women's team featuring Rupal Chaudhary, MR Poovamma, Jyothika Sri Dandi, and Subha Venkatesan in the 4 x 400m relay and the male quartet of Muhammed Anas, Muhammed Ajmal, Arokia, and Amoj Jacob qualified for Paris Olympics 2024. On the other hand, Scotland and Sri Lanka sealed their berth in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2024 to be held in Bangladesh later this year after winning their respective semi-finals against Ireland and the UAE respectively. All that and more in our Sports Wrap for today.

Top 10 Trending Sports Stories

Chennai Super Kings move to the top of the table to enhance qualification chances in IPL 2024

Chennai Super Kings have blown hot and cold in the 2024 edition of the IPL and injuries to Matheesha Pathirana and Deepak Chahar, Mustafizur Rahman leaving for national duty meant they were playing with a slightly weakened bowling attack and were still able to defend a score of 167 against Punjab Kings and notched up their sixth win to move to the third place on the table.

Kolkata Knight Riders at the top, almost through to the playoffs

Eight wins, as clinical as it could get for the Kolkata Knight Riders and they like Rajasthan Royals have qualified for the playoffs, with 16 points in the kitty. Sunil Narine was the star with the bat yet again while all the bowlers made it a tough task for the Lucknow Super Giants as 235 was too much on that surface in Lucknow.

Scotland, Sri Lanka qualify for the ICC Women's T20 World Cup

Scotland beat Ireland rather comfortably to qualify for their first-ever World Cup in women's cricket. Sri Lanka in the other semi-final got past the UAE in a close game as the home side made a tough work for the island nation but eventually, they prevailed. The two teams will face off each other in the qualifying final on Tuesday, May 7.

Dean Elgar goes on a criticism rant against Cricket South Africa

Former South Africa captain Dean Elgar has opened up in detail about the politics in Proteas cricket team and environment and what he went through as the leader of the national team, his sudden removal from the top role and his premature retirement. 

Indian men's and women's relay teams qualify for Paris Olympics

The women's team comprising Rupal Chaudhary, MR Poovamma, Jyothika Sri Dandi, and Subha Venkatesan in the 4 x 400m relay clocked a timing of 3:29.35 to finish behind Jamaica but ahead of Brazil, Germany, and Colombia to qualify for Paris Olympics 2024. The quartet of Muhammed Anas, Muhammed Ajmal, Arokia, and Amoj Jacob too confirmed their qualification with a second-best finish behind the USA.

Terror threat over T20 World Cup

As reported by Cricbuzz, a security threat has been received by Cricket West Indies over T20 World Cup in June from Pakistan. Cricket West Indies (CWI) has assured to work closely with all the island nations and countries that are hosting the T20 World Cup 2024 to mitigate the potential security risks.

Mumbai Indians will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in a critical IPL 2024 clash

Mumbai Indians have been knocked out of the playoffs race for IPL 2024 but they will be playing for pride and eight other teams will also be cheering for them as they face Sunrisers Hyderabad for the second time this season.

MS Dhoni only player with 150 catches

MS Dhoni has taken most number of catches in IPL and he became the first one to reach the 150 mark. Dhoni's 150 catches include 146 as a wicketkeeper and four as a fielder. Dinesh Karthik with 144 grabs is second on the list.

Lando Norris wins maiden F1 title at Miami GP

McLaren's Lando Norris prevailed in a thriller over Max Verstappen to win his maiden F1 title at the Miami Grand Prix.

Bayer Leverkusen stretch unbeaten streak to record 48 matches

Bayer Leverkusen have gone unbeaten in 48 games at a stretch across all competitions as they equalled Benfica's European record after beating Eintracht Frankfurt by 5-1 in the Bundesliga clash.

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