Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 June 2019
The Indian Air Force has declared that no one was survived in An-32 aircraft crash.
An-32 aircraft crash has "No Survivors" declares IAF
Indian Air Force (IAF) declared that no one was survived in An-32 aircraft crash. An 8-member team of rescuers was airlifted to the crash site of the IAF's An-32 aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh to look for possible survivors. Air Force found the wreckage of the aircraft in a heavily forested mountainous terrain by an IAF Mi-17 helicopter, eight days after it went missing with 13 people on board on June 3, 2019.
Rahul Gandhi to continue as Congress President, confirms Congress spokesperson
Rahul Gandhi will continue to be Congress President. The announcement was made by the Congress party’s Chief spokesperson, Randeep Surjewala on June 12, 2019. The announcement ends days of uncertainty over who will lead the Congress following Gandhi’s insistence to quit the position. Following Congress’s dismal performance in Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Congress President Rahul Gandhi had offered to quit his post as party chief.
ICC World Cup 2019: Rishabh Pant called in as cover for injured Shikhar Dhawan
Rishabh Pant, the young Indian wicketkeeper-batsman who was initially left out from the 15-member World Cup squad, is being flown in as a cover for injured Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan. Shikhar Dhawan has sustained a fracture on his left thumb, due to which his participation in the cricket world cup has almost been ruled out. Dhawan has sustained a fracture and it might take a month for him to fully recover.
India vs New Zealand Weather forecast, World Cup 2019: 80 percent chance of rain at Trent Bridge
It is a gloomy start for India and New Zealand as their clash in the ICC World Cup 2019 is delayed due to rain at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. According to the latest report, the rain has got heavier and the covers are back on. This is bad news for the Indian fans who were looking forward to the match. If rain does stop the play, it will be profitable for New Zealand, as the team will still be ahead in the points table with 7 points.
India vs New Zealand, World Cup 2019 Match 18: Match Preview, Match stats, two unbeaten teams to clash
While India will go into the clash against New Zealand as the favourites, it is important to note that the only time India has lost during this world cup was in its first warm-up match, which was against New Zealand. New Zealand’s bowling attack had managed to get India all out for just 179 runs and their batsmen chased down the target with 77 balls remaining. Clearly, India was outperformed by New Zealand during the warm-up match.