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August 21 (CRICKETNMORE) - Guyana Amazon Warriors beat Barbados Tridents by 4 wickets in match no.18 of CPL 2017 on Monday. Put into bat first, Tridents post 159/4 in 20 Overs. Amazon Warriors acheived the target in 20th over with 5 balls remaining.
Shikhar Dhawan is fondly called ‘Gabbar’. The term takes us back to the 1975 blockbuster Sholay. Amjad Khan immortalised the character of Gabbar Singh.
Dhaka, Aug 20, 2017 (AFP) - Bangladesh Sunday brought back batsman Mominul Haque into their squad a day after his axing for the first Test against Australia created uproar on social media.
Birmingham, United Kingdom, Aug 20, 2017 (AFP) - West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite has been reported for a suspect bowling action during an innings and 209-run defeat by England in the first Test at Edgbaston.
Ian Bell has failed to sparkle with the bat this term as Warwickshire have been mired in a relegation battle from the top tier of the county championship.
"A lot of memory is attached with this jersey," Jhulan said, referring to India's sensational 36-run victory over defending champions Australia in the Women's World Cup semifinal.
Mo Farah brought down the curtain on his peerless track career in Britain by winning his farewell race on home soil on an emotional afternoon at the Birmingham Grand Prix Diamond League meeting on Sunday. The weekend after winning 5,000 metres silver and a fortnight since his 10,000 metres triumph at the World Championships in London, the 34-year-old was presented with a more accommodating field for his domestic goodbye. The crowd at the Alexander Stadium gave Britain's greatest racer -- perhaps the best the world has seen too after 10 global title wins -- a rapturous reception before watching him sprint away one last time down the home straight as he won in 7 minutes 38.64 seconds.
The two players of China national cricket team will represent Peshawar Zalmi in the next edition PSL, Pakistan's official news agency APP reported.
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 CHELSEA 2 Two goals from Marcos Alonso gave Chelsea a 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday in the first-ever Premier League game at Wembley Stadium. For all the noise and wall of flags that greeted their arrival, Spurs needed an early goal to feel at ease in their new surroundings. It was Chelsea, though, who made the breakthrough against the run of play on 23 minutes when Alonso thumped home a superb free kick from 20 metres after Dele Alli had fouled David Luiz.
Grigor Dimitrov clinched the biggest title of his career and enjoyed a huge confidence boost ahead of the U.S. Open by beating Nick Kyrgios 6-3 7-5 to win the Cincinnati Open on Sunday. With three of the 'Big Four' players nursing injuries and Rafa Nadal knocked out in the quarter-finals by Kyrgios, Bulgarian Dimitrov grasped his chance with both hands, winning his first Masters 1000 series event under a broiling hot sun. "I'm just happy and I'm humbled to have that trophy in my hands, and especially to win here, my first Masters 1000.
Henrik Stenson shot a sizzling final round six-under-par 64 to win the Wyndham Championship by a stroke on Sunday and claim his sixth PGA Tour title, the most by a Swede. Playing machine-like golf, Stenson missed only nine greens in 72 holes and backed up his fine long game with a hot putter at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Swede took the lead by reeling off three consecutive birdies from the 15th hole, the last courtesy of a 25-foot putt, before parring the demanding 18th to edge young American Ollie Schniederjans.
Brisbane [Australia], Aug 21 (ANI): Kevin Mitchell Jr, one of the Australia's renowned cricket curators, has announced that he will bid adieu to his illustrious career following this year's Ashes Test in November. Mitchell, who started his career as assistant curator under his father and predecessor, Kevin Mitchell Sr in 1984, has spent the last 27 years in charge of the Gabba playing surface. Lauding Mitchell's contribution as a curator, Gabba manager Blair Conaghan said that the former's work on the playing surface has been instrumental in bringing success to the venue.
One of the most noteable omissions in the Indian squad for the ongoing ODI series against hosts Sri Lanka has been India's Yuvraj Singh.
Indian women skipper Mithali Raj is yet to finish unpacking her stuffs, owing to her busy schedule of late.
Shikhar Dhawan carried his scoring-spree into the ODI series against Sri Lanka, smashing an unbeaten century as India sailed to an easy nine-wicket win over the struggling hosts in the opening ODI on Sunday. The dominant visitors overhauled Sri Lanka’s 217-run target with 127 balls to spare with Dhawan annihilating the Lankan attack with his brutal 132-run knock which came off just 90 balls. Below are all the big records broken in the match: (Image credits: Reuters, AP) (Text: Quint)
By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One will crown its first virtual world champion at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after announcing on Monday the launch of an eSports series to run from September to November. The new eSports Series is a partnership with Formula One, game developer Codemasters and events and competitions specialists Gfinity. The series will be in three stages, starting with qualification events through September to determine the 40 quickest virtual drivers, and run on PlayStation4, Xbox One and Windows PC platforms.
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao's rematch with Australian Jeff Horn has been confirmed for Brisbane later this year, the city's mayor said on Monday. Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk had earlier threatened to pull funding without confirmation from the Pacquiao camp but said he had been reassured at a meeting with promoters on Monday. "I have had a meeting earlier today which has confirmed that Manny Pacquiao will definitely be in Brisbane this year for a rematch with Jeff Horn," Quirk told local media.
Stuart Broad and James Anderson are one of the most successful opening bowling combination in recent times, with the two bowlers now also occupying the top spots for the highest wicket-takers in England.