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Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman was caught by Indian wicket-keeper MS Dhoni off Bumrah's bowling during the final which was eventually adjudged as a no-ball by the television umpire.
A detailed look at all the talking points from a nail-biting World Cup game between South Africa and Pakistan ladies.
(Reuters) - Preston North End have signed midfielder Josh Harrop from Manchester United on a four-year contract, the English Championship team said on Friday. Harrop, 21, was the top scorer for United's reserve team with 10 goals in 25 appearances last season and made a memorable senior debut, scoring the opener in United's 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on the final day of the 2016-17 league campaign. "It's a new start for me to get things going in my career and I'm buzzing to get playing and to make an impact in the team," Harrop said on Preston's official website.
While a frosty "untenable" relationship between India captain Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble is being seen as the reason for the latter stepping down from his role as head coach of the Men in Blue, it was also reported that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials were not pleased with the former leg-spinner's demands for substantial hike in players and coaches' remunerations. Days after Kumble's departure, it has now emerged that the 46-year-old had asked for, in his 19-page proposal, accessed by the PTI, restructuring of contracts and that the "chief coach should earn 60 per cent of captain's estimated earnings". The proposed structure would have seen an increase in the coach's fee whenever Kohli earned more from the BCCI.
Krejza, picking himself in his team, is not the only interesting part. He, in fact, explained every selection with a one-liner.
All-rounder M Shah Rukh Khan became the first player to be picked at the Player Draft of India Cements Ltd. TNPL (Season 2) at the ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, on Friday.
American Blake Leeper broke South African Oscar Pistorius's T43 paralympic world record in the 400 metres when he ran 45.25 seconds at the U.S. athletics championships on Friday, officials said. To run 45.25 to break the world record, I am excited for the future," said the 27-year-old Tennessee native who lives in Southern California. Leeper finished a non-advancing seventh in the semi-final race despite competing as a double amputee.
(The Sports Xchange) - Rookie Sung Hyun Park fired an eight-under-par 63 to take the first-round lead at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on Friday in Rogers, Arkansas. Park went out in 31, including a stretch of six consecutive birdies interrupted by her only bogey of the day, and added three more birdies on the back despite hitting just eight of 13 fairways. Three players are two shots back of Park, including So Yeon Ryu, Mel Reid and Ally McDonald.
(Reuters) - World number one Andy Murray will play two exhibition matches at next week's Aspall Tennis Classic event in Hurlingham as he steps up preparations for his title defence at Wimbledon in July. Murray made an early exit at Queen's Club last week and is yet to add to his Dubai Open title triumph in March. "It is great to be back at The Hurlingham Club.
Star batsman Jason Roy was dismissed in the most unusual way during England's three-run loss to South Africa in the second T20I at Taunton on Friday.
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(Reuters) - Former Liverpool and Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa has decided to retire from professional football, the 34-year-old told a Spanish newspaper. The Spain international won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and two European Championships in 56 appearances for his country. Arbeloa signed a one-year contract at West Ham after being released from Madrid last August but made just four appearances for the London side.
(Reuters) - West Bromwich Albion have responded positively to the Premier League's letter asking the 20 teams about their interest in re-introducing standing sections in stadiums on a trial basis, the club's director of operations Mark Miles has said. English clubs are legally required to have all-seater stadiums since the 1990 Taylor Report into the Hillsborough disaster recommended the change but the league's governing body is keen on re-opening discussions about the matter. "I have written back to the Premier League and told them our position remains that we would be very keen to be involved in a pilot," Miles said in a statement on the club's website (www.wba.co.uk).
(Reuters) - Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has sold his Rangers shares to Hong Kong-based investor Julian Wolhardt and supporters group Club 1872, chairman of the Scottish Premiership team Dave King said. The 52-year-old billionaire, who founded British retailing group Sports Direct, had a nine percent stake in Rangers International Football Club PLC since 2014. "This is the partnership I want to see lead Rangers forward," King told the club website (rangers.co.uk).
India will look to get more game time, and hopefully a full match, when they face off against the West Indies in the second ODI at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad on Sunday. It would have been interesting to see how R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja went against this inexperienced West Indies batting lineup, after they were carved apart by Pakistan in the CT final.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executives' committee has approved all recommendations made by the ICC cricket committee in May, which include the use of Decision Review System (DRS) in all T20I games and teams not losing a review when an LBW review comes back as Umpire's Call.
Jasprit Bumrah's no-ball in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final against Pakistan proved to be costly later on in the match.
England's bowling woes continue as Stuart Broad is injured after Chris Woakes and Ben Stokes are already grappling with injuries.
(Reuters) - Manchester United's 35-year-old midfielder Michael Carrick is focused on getting through one year at a time and believes that he can play into his late thirties like former team mates Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes. Carrick, who has made over 450 appearances for United since joining in 2006, signed a one-year contract extension in May and the 2017-18 Premier League campaign will mark Carrick's 12th season at the club, where he has won five league titles. "I haven't got an age in mind really, I need to just take it year by year," Carrick told Sky Sports.
New Zealand in fact are the only other side to have won a World Cup apart from Australia and England.
India's batsmen need to get busy in the 30 overs between the 11th and 40 on a regular basis. A score of 199 for 3 in the 40th over against an inexperienced West Indies team fell short of expectations.