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Yuvraj Singh's glorious journey to the 300th ODI

They are overwhelming favourites to book their spot in a second successive final while a 240-run trouncing of Bangladesh , who were skittled for 84, in a warm-up match last month is still fresh in the memory. I seriously don't think that anyone is thinking about that game. Now Mortaza says the team have to brush aside pressure so they can play with a "free mind" against India to prove their worth. Read More »

Ruthless Pakistan shock England in Champions Trophy


Captain Sarfraz Ahmed was optimistic his star bowler Mohammad Amir, who missed the game with a back spasm, would be fit to play at The Kia Oval on Sunday. "The bowlers did extremely well and got us in a very good position". He said: "We will have to evolve in whatever manner the game does over the next two years in the lead-in to the World Cup, but certainly I think we're moving in the right direction". Read More »

Fire burning in Bacsinszky at Roland Garros


The gulf in experience between Wozniacki, who was competing in her eighth Grand Slam quarter-final, and Ostapenko was huge. She then forced a decider before rain delayed play for another 20 minutes at 2-1 on serve in the final set. When they battle Thursday, they'll both be celebrating a birthday. That delay lasted approximately half an hour. The names of the other two semifinalists of Roland Garros-2017 will be known tomorrow - for tickets to the next stage of the tournament will play ... Read More »

The Long-Awaited McGregor-Mayweather Fight Is Finally On


Mayweather , 40, has not fought since defeating Andre Berto via unanimous decision in September 2015. White said that the negotiation phase of the fight had been "smooth", which may come as a surprise to fans who have been waiting for months for the fight to be announced . Read More »

Zaman, Ali help Pakistan storm into Champion's Trophy final

Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) all but ended previously unbeaten tournament hosts England's slim hopes of victory with an opening stand of 118. "I think it's been reassuring that we've got to the semi-final by playing in our own way", said Morgan. England's decision to drop Jason Roy in favour of Jonny Bairstow (43) produced more runs at the top of the order, but the opening stand was brief as the normally reliable Alex Hales fell for just 13 - Rumman Raees (2-44) taking his ... Read More »

Sailing-America's Cup semi-finals postponed due to high winds


But it was another crushing disappointment for SoftBank skipper Dean Barker who was left reflecting on another blown America's Cup lead. "It's been an unbelievable journey", said Sofuku. This will be a continuation of a partnership which saw the Japanese syndicate being heavily supported by Oracle Team USA . 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 ... Read More »

Champions Trophy: India put Bangladesh into bat

India has the edge obviously but a good Bangladesh team with their superb pace battery can be the cause of concern for India who will look to capitalize and attack right from the onset. Even though replays were inconclusive, the third umpire gave the decision in India's favour. # Kedar Jadhav cleaned up unsafe Tamim Iqbal for 70. Read More »

Hayne holds no fear for Queensland centre O'Neill

Cordner, who assumed the captaincy following Paul Gallen's retirement from Origin duties past year, said having Hayne back in the Origin fold would make his players walk taller. Conversely, New South Wales named its strongest side for many years, with Jarryd Hayne and Mitchell Pearce both coming back into the side and with a new skipper in Boyd Cordner. Read More »

Pant, Kuldeep included for Windies tour; Rohit, Bumrah rested


The Indian selectors have chose to rest Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah for the limited-overs tour of West Indies a week after the Champions Trophy. The only T20I will be played at the Sabina Park in Jamaica. The tournament will end on the 18th and they will fly to the West Indies after it. The Indian team are presently in England playing in the Champions Trophy. Read More »

HWL semis: Opportunity for youngsters as India face Scotland


Not long ago, eight-time Olympic champions India were struggling to cope up with the changes in world hockey, which in turn led to their downfall. And the HWL Semi-Final will provide India a chance to prove to the world that they certainly deserve a place among the elite of world hockey. Read More »

Benfica forward talks United move, says Jose 'loves' him

Defender Victor Lindelöf, ahead of his now-confirmed transfer to Manchester United , arrived at the club's training ground to undergo his medical. "I know that our fantastic group of players will welcome him as one of us". Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is one name linked with a move to Old Trafford. In an interview with MUTV, Lindelof said: "Of course there are some great players here in my position". Read More »

Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is fantastic, says Kevin Durant

Curry earned a $12.1 million salary for the 2016-2017 season, rounding out a four-year contract for $44 million he signed in 2012. Obviously any other team in the National Basketball Association would want him and offer him as much as they're allowed, but Curry himself said in January he couldn't imagine leaving the Warriors. Read More »

India wins toss, will bowl 1st against Bangladesh

The song is the extremely popular Bengali rendition "Amra Korbo Joy" of Pete Seeger's iconic "We Shall Overcome". On paper, India are overwhelming favourites against the next door neighbours but in a game of glorious uncertainties, it will be foolhardy to count Bangladesh out of equation. Read More »

Unchanged India set for Trophy semi-final

In the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy 2017 , India tops in Group B, having defeated both Pakistan and South Africa and losing against Sri Lanka en route to the semifinal. How do we watch the ICC Champions Trophy's India vs Bangladesh 2nd semi-final match and Live Score in India ? "I know that on our day, we can do anything, to be honest", Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza said. Read More »

Champions Trophy semifinal: India elect to field against Bangladesh

The delivery resulted in four runs and a welcome boundary for Bangladesh . But no doubt this is the biggest moment in the history of Bangladesh cricket . The toss has been delayed due to drizzle at Edgbaston. Virat Kohli termed Bangladesh a "dangerous" team, stating that India would not be complacent in its Champions Trophy semifinal clash at Edgbaston on Thursday. Read More »

Second semifinal: India to take on dangerous Banglades today

With so many positives, Bangladesh , it was hoped, would be positive about this massive match, treat it as an opportunity to punch above their weight, create history and up the bar. Shikhar Dhawan's form has been sensational in this tournament. Ashraful has served three years of his suspension for involvement in spot-fixing in the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League. Read More »

Journalist claims 23-year-old Monaco star is signing for Man United

Earlier this year, the 23-year-old admitted that his dream is to play for a club like Manchester United . "I know that our fantastic group of players will welcome him as one of us". Lindelof spent the majority of his youth career with hometown club Vasteras before joining Benfica in 2012. In an interview with MUTV, Lindelof said: "Of course there are some great players here in my position". Read More »

Kohli urges India to remain on guard against 'dangerous' Bangladesh

WICKET! String of dot balls has done wonders for India as Sabbir Rahman's patience runs out and Ravindra Jadeja takes an easy catch at the point region after Sabbir plays a "let me get out of pressure" shot. Indian batsmen - Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma , Virat Kohli , Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni - have put up their hands and contributed to team's cause. Read More »

Can Warriors Keep Superteam Together, Thanks To New NBA Labor Contract?

LeBron's Finals record now sits at 3-5, but this latest loss - in a odd way - actually cemented his legacy. But that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home, fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then, after dropping their first game of the postseason, closed out the series at home. Read More »

Benfica forward Anderson Talisca says Jose Mourinho wants him at Man United


United have been previously linked with a move for the 23-year-old, who has a €24m (£21m) release clause in his current contract with the Portuguese champions. " Mourinho wants me, he has wanted me for a long time and I am an admirer of his work ". "It's up to Benfica, my representatives, who are dealing with the situation". Read More »

Dembele scores late victor as France beat England

Southgate , 46, was dismayed at how easily his side were bamboozled by ten-man France on Tuesday . Kane's penalty restored parity for England but, despite their numerical disadvantage following the dismissal of Varane , Didier Deschamps' team ran out winners, with Dembele scoring the decisive goal. Read More »

Johnson on course, opens with a par

Open. Mickelson had been granted a tee time by US Open organisers on the off-chance that any delay in play may allow him time to fly from California to Erin Hills, Wisconsin for the start of the first round. "I will tell you on behalf of the USGA, we applaud that decision. Families should always come first". But USGA regulations bring in the idea of timeliness and fairness to alternates: "If a qualifier or an exempt player withdraws , he must notify the USGA promptly in order to insure an ... Read More »

£1m raised as offers of help pour in after Grenfell Tower fire

The British Government ordered checks at other tower blocks that have had, or are going through, similar refurbishments to Grenfell Tower , amid concerns that building renovations may have contributed to the spread of the blaze. Terrified residents were seen screaming, waving and even throwing babies from upper floor windows . I hope I never have to do this in my remaining career. Read More »