Paceman Hasan Ali led a disciplined attack with a man-of-the-match return of 3-35 from his maximum 10 overs. "Credit goes to the bowlers and the batters who finished it very well", said Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed . "We looked at the game they played previously, 250, 270 would have been a good score". Before the final group match against Sri Lanka, Mickey Arthur had called Hasan one of the "beacons" of this Pakistan side and they were sentiments echoed by Sarfraz who ...
Jelena Ostapenko and Timea Bacsinszky embraced after ensuring they will meet in the semi-finals of the French Open on their birthdays, while tennis legends were rolling back the years on a rainy day in Paris . After a more than three-hour rain interruption, play lasted about 20 minutes before covers were put back over the clay courts. "I don't think we can ever see another guy like this", Kuerten said.
Mayweather dreams of surpassing that record with a win over McGregor on August 26 to become the first boxer in history to to win 50 fights without a loss. The Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday approved the request from Mayweather Promotions to put on a boxing card on August 26 at the MGM Grand.
While Pakistan's bowlers thrived on the slow wicket at Sophia Gardens, the same could not be said for England as all its key batsmen got in before throwing away their wickets. The southpaw ended hitting seven fours and a six, that came off a top edge over the wicketkeeper. In last 14 bilateral meetings in the 50-over game, Pakistan suffered defeats in 12 ODIs against England .
The Kiwi had been skipper of the New Zealand challenge in the 2013 America's Cup, when his team blew an 8-1 lead to be pipped 9-8 by Oracle Team USA in San Francisco . Artemis led at the start of all three races. The Kiwis won two of three races against Ainslie's Land Rover BAR on Bermuda's Great Sound to win the series 5-2 and advance to face the victor of the series between Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan .
Today, India faces Bangladesh in the second semi-finals to determine who will face Pakistan on Sunday. The second semi-final match will be broadcast live on PTV Sports and Ten Sports in Pakistan while Star Sports 1, Star Sports HD 1, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, DD National and Bangladesh on GTV, Star Sports India .
But when the year's second major championship got under way in flawless conditions on Thursday, Mickelson officially withdrew and left first alternate Roberto Diaz to take his place alongside Stewart Cink and Steve Stricker in a group due to tee off at 2.20pm local time.
While India-Pakistan is one of the world's biggest sporting rivalries, Bangladesh are fast emerging as a worthy competitor. It all started with Bangladesh's win over India in the 2007 World Cup, which had shattered the latter's hope of winning the World Cup at the group state only.
There were a few incidents when they played a tournament in South Africa , and the needle between the two was evident in Rubel's contorted-face celebration on dismissing Kohli cheaply at the World Cup. "If both teams play well, people might get what they want to see", he said at a gathering. Bangladesh have so far ridden on the backs of their experienced players' performances to book a semi-final berth albeit with some assistance from rain in the game against Australia where they were ...
Tamim now seems set while Mushfiqur Rahim is inching closer to his fifty. On the other hand, India are one of the in-form team in the tournament except during the encounter against Sri Lanka where they struggled to defend 322. But when, to his evident dismay, the wicket-keeper hit a Jadhab full toss to Kohli at mid-wicket, Bangladesh were 179 for five in the 36th over.
But when, to his evident dismay, the wicket-keeper hit a Jadhab full toss to Kohli at mid-wicket, Bangladesh were 179 for five in the 36th over. Who can ever forget Yuvi's first ODI hundred against India's arch-rival Pakistan in 2006.
The Lions face the Maori All Blacks on Saturday and the Chiefs three days later before the first Test against the world champions on 24 June. There has been a lot of criticism and people had written the tour off after two matches. "Guys are comfortable with each other, guys playing a bit of Federation Internationale de Football Association, ping-pong, having a bit of craic in the team-room - that's vital and key to making sure we're good on the pitch, being secure off the pitch".
Robinson, the second overall pick of the 2014 draft, fell out of favor with the Rams and was slated to be a backup this fall. Decker had surgery on June 5 to fix a torn labrum and is expected to be out four to six months . When left tackle Jake Long suffered a season-ending knee injury in the seventh game, Robinson shifted to his collegiate position and started the final nine games of the season at left tackle.
India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against Bangladesh in a Champions Trophy semi-final at Edgbaston on Thursday. Bangladesh fans attempted to provoke Indian supporters on social media with an image of a tiger draped in a Bangladesh flag pouncing upon a dog wearing an India flag.
Suddenly France could not commit as much going forward and the intensity dropped. Varane clipped Dele Alli's heel in the box, sending him clattering into his Tottenham teammate Hugo Lloris , and the referee gave the penalty. Southgate is trying to instill a new way of playing, based on a quicker and more fluent approach with a higher emphasis on slick passing and skill.
And should he remain fit and healthy, expect to see him crowned as the world's best player once again. Nadal won for the 16th time in 19 meetings with Wawrinka , who insisted there was plenty to be positive about following his recent performances.
Because she singlehandedly raised one of the best the National Basketball Association has ever seen, being mom to Kevin Durant has it's perks. They're pretty darn good right now.... Led the league with 121 points per game while outscoring opponents by 12.3 per night behind their potent backcourt of Goodrich and West, who each averaged almost 26 points to rank in the league's top six.
While some of the players on the team will be celebrating their second championship, many are experiencing it for the first time, including Finals MVP Kevin Durant . Steph Curry and wife, Ayesha, Coach Steve Kerr, Klay Thompson , and Draymond Green had bottles paraded to their tables over the course of the night.
Oakland: Kevin Durant came to Golden State looking for a championship and found a band of brothers who, as it turned out, were exactly what he needed to finally capture that long-sought title. Head Coach Steve Kerr has called Trump a "blowhard" in the past and recently said he's not fit to be a leader. We'll see what happens. They beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in game five of the finals, winning the series four to one.
No. 3 seed Simona Halep stopped Karolina Pliskova from becoming No. 1. Ostapenko, the world No 47, is the first unseeded player to reach the final at Roland Garros since Mima Jausovec in 1983. Halep drew first blood in the final set when she connected on a running forehand victor to break for 3-1. "I really happy, I love to play here and I'm just happy the way I celebrate my birthday", Ostapenko grinned.
It should stay the same. Cricket fans in the United States will need to be early risers - or night owls - to watch the Bangladesh vs. India match from the beginning, as the game gets rolling at 5:30 a.m. Obviously you have to be super skilled and super talented to be able to play those many games for the country . "Even the other day (against NZ), I thought they were outstanding the way they applied themselves and chased the total down and they showed a lot of composure and ...
Kevin Durant , asked if he had a message for Rihanna as he left Oracle Arena late Monday night after his Golden State Warriors were crowned National Basketball Association champions, held aloft his Finals MVP trophy and stared at a video camera.
From the Bay all the way to OKC. Durant , who lost in his only previous Finals appearance, led the way for the Warriors with 39 points and was relieved after feeling pressure to deliver prior to the game. James said he had no reason to feel sorry for himself. And different kinds of ceremonies and traditions that have happened around championship winning teams , we don't want that to taint what we accomplished this year.
With France down to ten men England should have taken the initiative, but it was a sloppy ball from Gary Cahill which let Les Bleus in once again, allowing Ousmane Dembele to bag his first goal at global level, which turned out to be the victor.
Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia.
Now we are in the finals. "Yesterday we came here, we had a meeting and we thought if we won the toss we would elect to bowl first and could restrict them to 260, 270. On the other hand, India are one of the in-form team in the tournament except during the encounter against Sri Lanka where they struggled to defend 322.
Wahab Riaz will no longer be part of the tournament after suffering an ankle injury and he will be replaced by Junaid Khan whereas Sarfraz Ahmed confirmed Ahmed Shehzad will be replaced by Fakhar Zaman. Pakistani batsmen drew flak from their past legends for their poor show against India and now have a point to prove. The playing XI that was selected against India barely competed, and that can not happen again, if Pakistan are to keep their hopes of making the semifinals of the ICC ...
We have been doing very well and I hope we will do well tomorrow too. "The cricket we are playing, we deserve to be in the semis". Every victory is seen as a bonus, but they have been able to carry forward the confidence from it to the successive games.
Pakistan's captain Sarfraz Ahmed had a different view of the surface which they played on against Sri Lanka in a far more fraught run chase to earn the semi-final spot. Sri Lanka's win over Pakistan in 2002 was the biggest, 83 balls. Ali followed ten-overs later for a classy 76. They were cruising before a mid-innings collapse derailed the chase.
Bangladesh , though, have bowlers who have managed to trouble them in the past with variations and pace. More than 2015 World Cup, Mortaza made it clear that one-run defeat in the World T20 game against India in Bangalore hurt them more.
With the victory, Nadal now has 15 Grand Slam titles, one more than Pete Sampras and behind only rival Roger Federer on the all-time list. "I think the doubts or [that I] don't consider myself very, very good let me work so hard all my career".
The Latest on meeting between leaders of France and Britain (all times local): 9 p.m. France and England soccer players have walked out to the sound of "Don't Look Back in Anger" from Oasis moments before Tuesday's friendly at Stade de France , in a tribute to victims of the recent attacks in Manchester and London.
Promoter Dana White said the key to the fight was getting 40-year-old Mayweather to come out of retirement. Earlier on Wednesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission approved a request from Mayweather Promotions to host a fight in Las Vegas on 26 August.
Jordan and Johnson's names came to James without any hesitation when asked by The Associated Press which past greats he would like to play with. It remains to be seen if LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers will win the National Basketball Association championship for the second consecutive year, but judging by the superstar baller's sneakers of choice during a Sunday practice, he's got his eyes on the throne.
Two batters later, Sanchez took a pitch to the hip, then moved to third on Melky Cabrera's single. The right-hander picked up the win after going 1-4 in his previous six starts. Orioles: 1B Chris Davis likely is headed to the DL with a right oblique strain suffered in Monday's loss. The slugging lefty is hitting.226/.320/.426 with 14 home runs and 26 RBIs.