• Clinical Lions grind Maori All Blacks down in 32-10 win
Clinical Lions grind Maori All Blacks down in 32-10 win

The Lions scored the first of many penalties in the fourth minute to take an early 3-0 lead and poor discipline hurt the Māori All Blacks throughout. The Lions thought they had cashed in on their numerical advantage nearly immediately when Jamie George powered his way towards the line, but the TMO could not see any evidence that the England hoo...

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  • Amir fit for Champions Trophy final
Amir fit for Champions Trophy final

The most heartening aspect of the Champions Trophy has been the performance of Indian bowlers and fielders. But increased political tensions, including recent skirmishes along the border and a pending case at the International Court of Justice, have limited their meetings in recent years.

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  • Eoin Morgan praises 'outstanding' England bowlers after New Zealand win
Eoin Morgan praises 'outstanding' England bowlers after New Zealand win

A lot depended on Adam Milne who had looked in good rhythm in the last game against Australia where he took two important wickets, however, against England , New Zealand brought him on very late. "The persistence and mind set the guys showed kept us in good stead, so when we eventually took a wicket we took two, and could build on that". Trent...

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  • Value in Pakistan, Hasan for final upset
Value in Pakistan, Hasan for final upset

One of the key players during Pakistan's successful campaign at the 1992 World Cup, Sohail's most infamous moment on the cricket field was at the 1996 World Cup when he got into an altercation with India pacer Venkatesh Prasad before being bowled off the very next delivery.

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  • Joe Root bids to learn from Champions Trophy agony
Joe Root bids to learn from Champions Trophy agony

We have made huge strides and we've got to continue to work out ways to get on the right side of these scenarios when things aren't favourable to us. At the press conference on the eve of the semi-final, he said, "It's no surprise anymore to anyone that they are doing really well and they have improved their cricket , credit goes to their set-up a...

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  • India Beat Bangladesh By Nine Wickets In ICC Champions Trophy
India Beat Bangladesh By Nine Wickets In ICC Champions Trophy

Since then, India and Pakistan have played 15 Test series and 17 One Day International (ODI) series. "They bowled well, their fielding was extra-ordinary while they also batted very well to pull off a comfortable victory against hot favourites England ", he said .

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  • Pakistan in Champions Trophy final due to external factors, says Aamer Sohail
Pakistan in Champions Trophy final due to external factors, says Aamer Sohail

Is he, then, the team's lucky charm? "The other thing I said was that the facilitators of the win can not be named; however I said nothing about match-fixing or any other foul play - my statement was misunderstood". Q. You bowled very well without him. He plays his game and I can just contribute what I can. "We've got to continue to do that and...

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  • Sky Sports Confirm Cristiano Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real Madrid
Sky Sports Confirm Cristiano Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real Madrid

The information could not be independently confirmed by The Associated Press . They could not immediately be reached on Friday to comment on the report. "He is taking this competition very seriously and is fully focused on training and on the match against Mexico". "Conscience clear, always", Ronaldo told reporters at Lisbon airport as he and ...

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  • Lions bring in additional players for New Zealand tour
Lions bring in additional players for New Zealand tour

Gatland added that other players would be added to the squad once the four home unions had completed their weekend tests. Gatland may first turn to players in the Wales and Scotland squads now touring in Australasia before looking to Eddie Jones' England squad who are competing in a different time zone in Argentina.

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  • TV ad rates rocket ahead of India, Pakistan final
TV ad rates rocket ahead of India, Pakistan final

Azhar was confident that his players will good enough to give their best in the high-voltage encounter. Anyway, we shall wish All The Best team India ahead of the finals at the Oval. Pakistanis will also be hoping to punish India for comments made by former Indian cricketing legend VirenderSehwag (he said at an Indian TV show that Pakistani fans ...

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  • Wisconsinite Steve Stricker in position for weekend berth at Erin Hills
Wisconsinite Steve Stricker in position for weekend berth at Erin Hills

The top 18 players on the leaderboard going into the weekend have combined for zero majors. "I know if I hit fairways around here, the course is still soft enough you can get it close and give yourself a lot of looks for birdies", he said.

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  • India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final
India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has guided his team to Champions Trophy finals after humbling neighbour Bangladesh in the second semi-final of the tournament. Mr. Cricket further pointed that going into the match, one concern for Team India is that there hasn't been much work for the likes of Yuvraj Singh , Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Har...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo tells his Portugal team-mates: I'm leaving Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo tells his Portugal team-mates: I'm leaving Real Madrid

Madrid have offered him their support and believe he will be proved innocent of any wrongdoing, as Ronaldo and Portugal prepare for their opening match of the Confederations Cup against Mexico in Kazan on Sunday. Ronaldo went on to score twice, as Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4-1, to retain their trophy. Ronaldo, Portugal's all-time leading ...

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  • Aamer Sohail backtracks from match-fixing claim, says was misunderstood
Aamer Sohail backtracks from match-fixing claim, says was misunderstood

India launched their title-defence with a 124-run thrashing of Pakistan at Edgbaston 11 days ago. After a heavy defeat at the hands of India , Sarfraz and co went on to defeat South Africa and Sri Lanka, to book their spot in the semifinals, where they met hosts and tournament favourites England, a match they won with relative ease.

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  • Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors' NBA title
Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors' NBA title

Green said James had started the super team concept. "This kind of stuff happens very rarely in the National Basketball Association where you get a group of players this talented who are together in their primes". ". I'm sure we will have a conversation about it pretty soon". "There's a respect for the institution, for the office; there's a res...

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  • It's time to end India's domination: Azhar
It's time to end India's domination: Azhar

Pakistan would be delighted if history repeated itself on Sunday, having won this previous Champions Trophy encounter in Birmingham with four balls to spare. Pakistan have relied on their bowling in the tournament and will possess a threat to India's quest of defending their title, which they won in 2013.

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  • Paul Casey part of 4-way tie atop US Open
Paul Casey part of 4-way tie atop US Open

Jason Day followed up a 79 in the first round with a 75 in round two, Rory McIlroy was always up against it after a 78 on Thursday and although he shot one under on Friday he was well short of the cut. "I'm playing the weekend", he said. "I guess it's rare you get through a US Open or any major without some kind of a hiccup". In all, 32 p...

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  • Nothing easy for 1-2-3 at Erin Hills
Nothing easy for 1-2-3 at Erin Hills

Shane Lowry proved the best of the Irish and the only one of the starting quartet to make the cut, reaching the half-way stage just inside the cut mark on one over par. "But as we all know, this game's all about putting. Hopefully I've got a lot of the bad stuff out of my system and it's just a matter of getting competitive rounds under my belt".

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  • Big names bow out at US Open
Big names bow out at US Open

There is something about new U.S. Open venues that brings out the best in Jamie Lovemark. The Japanese star matched Chez Reavie for the best round of the day , three shots clear of the next best performance by Bill Haas. The U.S. Open was only his sixth start this year. It has learned to accept that in pristine scoring conditions - mainly, sof...

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  • Blaney Breaks Through at Pocono
Blaney Breaks Through at Pocono

The Wood Brothers won for the 99th time. "It's just the circumstances that haven't quite worked in our favor". Race engineer Ben Beshore is the interim crew chief. I was sliding in there and got nothing, got nothing and then all of a sudden it gripped up and go. "That was our only weakness". "Then entering Turn 3 I felt like I slipped a little ac...

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