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Sports Current Affairs May 3rd Week 2019

 1. GS Lakshmi - first woman on ICC international panel of match referees

 
India`s G.S. Lakshmi has become the first woman to be appointed to ICC`s international panel of match referees and will be eligible to officiate in international games with immediate effect. 
Claire Polosak had become the first ever woman umpire to stand in a men`s ODI, earlier this month.
Lakshmi, 51, who first officiated as a match referee in domestic women`s cricket in 2008-09, has overseen three women`s ODI matches and three women`s T20 International matches.
 
2. Shagun best-placed Indian in women`s trap at Changwon Shotgun WC
 
Shagun Chowdhary shot 65 out of 75 to emerge the best-placed Indian at 34th position after day one of the Women`s Trapshooting qualifiers at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup Shotgun in Changwon, Korea. 
Shagun shot rounds of 21, 21 and 23 to lie at 34th spot with France`s Carole Cormenier and China`s Wang Xiaojing leading the 59-strong field with scores of 72 each at the year`s third Shotgun World Cup stage.
Rajeshwari Kumari, the second Indian in the field on the day, shot 58 to be at 56th position with two more rounds of qualifying remaining. 
 
3. India lose to Australia in 4th hockey match of Down Under tour
 
In Hockey, the Indian men`s team were blanked 0-4 by World No. 2 Australia in Perth in the fourth match of the Tour Down Under. 
World No. 5 India remained unbeaten in their first three matches of the tour. 
India will again play Australia in their fifth and last match of the tour.
 
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Sports Current Affairs May 3rd Week 2019

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