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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.
Dubai [U.A.E.], June 24 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the ICC Women's World Cup will be the first global sports event to launch special Twitter emojis for captains as part of an unprecedented level of digital coverage for the women's game. The ICC Women's World Cup, which got underway in Derby today with host England taking on India in the first game, will be the first global women's event where captain's emojis can be unlocked by hash-tagging the player's name. There's also a #WW17 trophy emoji and gif that has been launched as part of the ICC's ongoing partnership with Twitter that has been instrumental in bringing cricket fans closer to players.
A detailed look at all the talking points from a nail-biting World Cup game between South Africa and Pakistan ladies.
(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.
Colombo, June 24, 2017 (AFP) - Sri Lanka's cricket coach Graham Ford has quit, officials said Saturday, midway through a 45-month contract and just two weeks after the team's early exit from the Champions Trophy.
Take a look at the history of Women’s World Cup and some interesting numbers from the previous editions.
British driver Jolyon Palmer will miss Saturday's Formula One qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after his car caught fire in practice, Renault Chief Technical Officer Bob Bell said. Palmer completed just four laps and finished at the bottom of the standings in Saturday's final practice session. "Unfortunately the fire in his car pretty much rules him out in qualifying," Bell told Sky Sports.
(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).
McLaren drivers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne's grid penalties at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday have been extended to 40 and 30 respectively, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said. The FIA stewards said in a statement that twice Formula One world champion Alonso had another 25-place grid penalty added to his previous sanction of 15 grid places after changing his car's Honda engine for a seventh time this season. In a separate statement, the FIA said Alonso's team mate Vandoorne has had his grid penalty extended to 30 places after the same offence.
(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).
Melbourne [Australia], June 24 (ANI): Cricket Australia on Saturday confirmed that the national cricket team will undergo a week-long camp at Darwin before moving to Bangladesh for a two Test series in August. The selectors are likely to add a fast bowler to the Test squad after the conclusion of the Australia A tour of South Africa.
Proceeds from August's FA Community Shield match between Premier League winners Chelsea and FA Cup winners Arsenal will be donated to the victims of last week's Grenfell Tower Fire in London, the English Football Association has said. Seventy nine people were killed and thousands more were affected in last week's tragic apartment fire and football's national governing body estimates that 1.25 million pounds could be raised towards helping the victims. "Whilst only a football match, we hope that in some small way through the Community Shield we can help," FA chairman Greg Clarke said on the organisation's website.
Germany coach Joachim Loew said he has had a long and honest discussion with Leon Goretzka about the player's career as the Schalke 04 midfielder's performances continue to attract attention. Arsenal and Bayern Munich are among those who have reportedly shown interest in the 22-year-old whose stock has risen further after this week's Confederations Cup matches against Australia and Chile. "I spoke to him before the Confederations Cup and we had a long conversation where we talked about different possible scenarios because I wanted to know what he was thinking, what opportunities he envisaged," Loew told reporters.
England's Stuart Broad is hoping to be fit for the first test against South Africa but the recovering paceman would first like to see if he can send down 10 overs for Nottinghamshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup final against Surrey on July 1. Broad left the field with a heel injury after bowling one over in Notts' win over Leicestershire last Wednesday and was ruled of Monday's match against Kent. "There are signs of a little bit of a tear on the pad of the heel but I have no pain when I walk or run," Broad was quoted as saying by the Times newspaper.
Jasprit Bumrah's no-ball in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final against Pakistan proved to be costly later on in the match.
The Indian captain says she did not intend to be rude and just spoke her heart.
At 23, Jasprit Bumrah has 59 international wickets form 40 matches at 21.59. He has emerged as one of the finest death bowlers in the game.