But in a breathless denouement, Tottenham Hotspur striker Kane dispatched a deep cross at the back post to preserve England's unbeaten record in Group F and deny Scotland a first win over their oldest rivals since 1999. It had been anticipated that Kane's return to action for the Three Lions - his first appearance under Southgate - would have been the catalyst for a more dynamic offensive display, yet England proved to be stunted and directionless for much of the game against a ...
Faced with a do-or-die encounter against South Africa on Sunday, at the same ground, on the same pitch, Kohli said if India have to win they need to be "composed". But his five-ball duck against Sri Lanka will be bringing him back and gave his critic more fodder to target him. I was hugely impressed by Sri Lanka's young batsmen who batted fearlessly against a strong Indian bowling attack.
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were fantastic in Game 4, combining for 71 points and getting to the rim whenever they wanted, just as they've been fantastic throughout these lopsided Finals. Kyrie Irving made seven 3-point shots during Game 4. "You can take the hard fouls out of the game calling them flagrant, but you can't take the emotion out of the game", said Durant.
India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates scoring 50 runs during the ICC Champions Trophy match between India and South Africa at The Oval cricket ground in London on Sunday. Are India willing to play with two spinners - if yes, one does not see Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar , wonderful white-ball cricketer being dropped so it could be a tossup between Umesh Yadav and Hardik Pandya.
Whether he was dribbling circles around the defense to get into the paint or pulling up from three, there was no shot he did not like in game 4. The Cavaliers became an irritant to the Warriors , and that is what many expected of them coming into the finals.
Besides Mosaddek's three wickets, Taskin Ahmed , who was playing his first Champions Trophy clash, bagged two wickets while Rubel Hossain and Mustafizur Rahman chipped in with a wicket each. Adam Milne backed up by bowling Mushfiqur Rahim . Incidentally, all three of his centuries have come in ICC tournaments. Williamson, who made 100 and 87 against England and Australia respectively, needlessly ran himself out when he set off for a non-existent single after Taylor turned Shakib ...
Adil Rashid and Mark Wood put the brakes on Australia to limit England's run chase to 277 for nine as they try to knock their Ashes rivals out of the Champions Trophy at Edgbaston. Head and Glenn Maxwell managed to get the score up to 239 without further damage, but what followed was an astonishing spell of 5/15 in 26 balls that ripped the heart out of their batting line-up.
That, above everything, they have. Predators fans who don't already have tickets to the big game could certainly benefit from the giveaway since they likely won't have any money leftover to spend on souvenirs. Laviolette is famously secretive, of course, so it might mean nothing. "They turn the game fast", Rinne said later, after learning the hard way at the worst possible time: three goals over three and a half minutes, one 10 seconds into the third period, the others spaced 15 seconds ...
That's when Golden State's Durant got a second wind. They now lead the best-of-seven series 3-0. According to ESPN's Dave McMenamin, LeBron has just become the first player in National Basketball Association history to play in at least 20 Finals games with two different franchises.
We need to get hot, because we know that there's a lot that we can do to help the team", Encarnacion said through an interpreter. "A little reckless", Renteria said. He surrendered a two-run homer to Edwin Encarnacion in the fourth inning but didn't yield any more. RANGERS 6, NATIONALS 3: In Washington, Robinson Chirinos almost put Texas ahead during a ninth-inning rally that tied it, then hit a three-run homer in the 11th that sent the Rangers over Washington.
The team that has won Game 5 in a 2-2 series has gone on to win the Cup 71 percent (17 of 24) of the time since 1939. However, the Penguins are winless in their past four games on the road immediately following a win on home ice. After repeatedly pushing P.K. Subban's face into the ice during the first period of Game 5, Crosby lost his cool again in the second period, even with his team leading 5-0, and threw a water bottle from the bench onto the ice.
Lewis Hamilton matched the great Ayrton Senna by securing the 65th pole position of his illustrious Formula One career at the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday (10 June). "Lewis did a better job today and he got a good lap". However, Hamilton managed to find over 0.3s with his final run and Vettel just 0.006s, giving the Mercedes driver his sixth pole position in Montreal.
Gaudreau, a 24-year-old rookie, only has a chair in the Predators' locker room, but he now is the second player in National Hockey League history to score his first three career goals in a Stanley Cup Final , joining Johnny Harms with the 1944 Blackhawks.
And when fast bowler Morne Morkel took two wickets in three balls, Pakistan were faltering at 41 for two under the Edgbaston floodlights. Pakistan were overwhelmed by India in all three departments of the game on Sunday in their tournament opener, and if Pakistan fail to beat South Africa , the odds to qualify for semi-finals will nearly disappear.
Sanchez is now away on worldwide duty with his national team for the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation and is likely to resume talks with the Gunners in the coming weeks. The Chile international's future has been a relentless source of speculation in recent months after both he and Mesut Ozil entered into the final year of their contracts at The Emirates.
Barker was sacked by Emirates Team New Zealand in the aftermath of blowing an 8-1 lead to Oracle Team USA in the 2013 America's Cup match. Ainslie said the Brits weren't able to catch up with established teams. Devoid of their captain, the Swedes gave up the ghost in Bermuda's Great Sound and retired, allowing the Kiwis to freely sail to victory. The rivals were locked at 1-1 after the opening two races, as the Kiwis opened their account with a 47-second win in light conditions, but ...
It is to laugh that Penguins coach Mike Sullivan considered making him a healthy scratch for Game 1 of the final, then started him on the fourth line. That doesn't matter because Guentzel is running up the Penguins' scoring totals. This time, Pittsburgh's flurry came a little bit later. Sidney Crosby , Penguins; 4.
The Spaniard, now a 15-time Grand Slam victor, eased to victory in the French capital to the delight of those in attendance. With Federer injured and Djokovic and Murray struggling a little bit, one could argue Nadal is the best player in the world right now.
Today is nearly exactly three years since the British team officially launched their long-term challenge to bring the Cup home to British waters for the first time since the inuagural event in 1851 - 166 years ago - when it was held off the Isle of Wight.
Iain Jensen and Nathan Outteridge after winning silver in the 49er class at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Team New Zealand have claimed the early advantage in their America's Cup challenger final, with a Swedish syndicate self-destruction handing the Kiwis a 2-1 lead on Saturday.
Pole-sitter Charlie Kimball , front right, leads the field at the start of an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. Simon Pagenaud was third, ahead of defending race champion Graham Rahal , who was coming of winning both races at Detroit last week to become the first IndyCar driver this season with multiple victories.
Majority owner Stan Kroenke said the club's "ambition" was to "win the Premier League and other major trophies in Europe". "But when you look around and make that assessment, you don't find any better candidates than Arsene Wenger . He has described some of the comments as a "disgrace", saying they created a "horrendous atmosphere". Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has warned fans that they shouldn't get their hopes up for a big money overhaul at the club this summer, after boss Arsene ...
The goals were brilliant, top class, he's got that in his locker. "This was one of the best stadiums I've ever played in". Southgate's men were staring down the barrel of their first defeat in 2018 World Cup qualifying after Leigh Griffiths' pair of late free-kicks had cancelled out Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 70th-minute opener.
On whether there is a difference when a league game turns into a knock-out match , he replied: "I think you need to have a good balance of being competitive as well as passionate but at the same time , not getting over-excited". "I'm still in good form". "It's not an ideal way to finish the tournament", De Villiers said. India cannot afford to just turn up for the match and go through the usual paces as even minor mistakes could lead to their ouster from the tournament.
Apart from wanting to win the French Open and adding yet another Grand Slam title to their name, both the players will also be playing to move up to No. He whipped the crowd up when he created a game point to hold for 2-3 only for Nadal to scramble a defensive lob just inside the baseline, with Wawrinka netted the smash.
If Eoin Morgan's men did need a little jolt to shake off any sense of creeping complacency after a run of eight ODI wins on the bounce and talk of favouritism for a tournament on home soil, this seven wickets defeat provided it - with brass knobs on.
He said: "Someone said in the dressing room it would probably have been the best moment of most of our careers if we'd held on to it". Having selected a Spurs player to captain the side instead of a Champion of England , England treated observers to a wholly unremarkable first hour.
Also the fact that Wawrinka has never lost when he has played in a Grand Slam final might give him the extra motivation he needs to win or at least not let Nadal have an easy victory like he has been having so far. Nadal blames his comparatively modest results over the last three years on the wrist problems which he hopes are now behind him. Wawrinka was on the court more than twice as long as Nadal by prevailing in a four-hour, 34-minute marathon.
Andy Murray is in the semi-finals of the French Open for the fourth year in a row, exploding the myth, surely, that clay is his weakest surface. The world number one has worked himself into form in Paris this fortnight and will face Stan Wawrinka on Friday after a 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7/0) 6-1 victory over Kei Nishikori .
After Hales' dismissal, Root stitched 54-runs partnership for the fourth wicket with Jos Buttler before the Kiwis picked up wickets at regular intervals to put brakes on England innings. Despite New Zealand's dominance over lowest ranked side at the tournament, Boult labelled them a quality side who was easily capable of making life hard.
Jelena Ostapenko became the first unseeded women's finalist at the French Open in more than 30 years by beating Timea Bacsinszky on Thursday. Halep's poise, tactical skills and refusal to concede on every single point made the difference as she prevailed 6-4 3-6 6-3 to set up a date with Jelena Ostapenko , the 20-year-old Latvian daredevil who goes for the throat on every ball she hits.
Previously, their tournament opener against New Zealand could also fetch no result but in that game the Aussies were in a spot of bother, finding themselves three down for 53 in 9 overs when a rain-forced abortion meant that the trans-Tasman rivals shared a point each.
But a five-set semifinal win Friday over No. 1-ranked Andy Murray must have taken something out of the 32-year-old from Switzerland, the oldest French Open finalist since 1973. He is also widely regarded as one of the few players capable of disrupting the fourth-seeded Nadal at Roland Garros . We both want to win the title, and we both gonna give it all on the court.
Blossoming at Juventus , Morata was bought back by Real Madrid , and the 24-year-old has since spent most of his time being a backup option for Karim Benzema , yet managed to outscore the French striker. It's claimed Mourinho told him: "Come to me, you will be important". He started in 19 of those and his goals to minutes played ratio in La Liga - one in 88 - was only bettered by Lionel Messi, who managed to find the net every 76 minutes.
A goal from Sevilla defender Gabriel Mercado just before half-time proved the eventual victor as Argentina gained a morale-boosting victory under new manager Jorge Sampaoli . The 30-year-old Russian returned to action in April after a 15-month ban for doping and played last month in the Italian Open , where she retired in the second round against Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni owing to a thigh problem.