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Jaipur, June 24 (CRICKETNMORE) The Jaipur traffic police have apologised to Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah for making a mockery of his no-ball in the Champions Trophy final against Pakistan. India vs West Indies first ODI abandoned due to rain
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.
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.
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.
Mithali broke the record of Australia’s Lindsay Reeler, Ellyse Perry and England’s Charlotte Edwards. All three had registered six consecutive fifties in ODIs.
Petra Kvitova's comeback from a lengthy injury layoff gathered further momentum on Saturday as she reached the Aegon Classic final in Birmingham after Lucie Safarova retired from their semi-final with a leg injury. Twice Wimbledon champion Kvitova, playing in just her second tournament of the year, was 6-1 1-0 up at the Edgbaston Priory Club when her Czech compatriot pulled out. Kvitova will face Australian Ashleigh Barty who upset Spain's Garbine Muguruza 3-6 6-4 6-3 in the other semi.
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.
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.
By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Fourth seed Marin Cilic dropped serve for the first time all week but recovered to stop Gilles Muller in the semi-finals of the Aegon Championships on Saturday, winning 6-3 5-7 6-4. Neither player had surrendered serve en route to the last four so it was a surprise when Cilic broke left-hander Muller in the fifth game before wrapping up the opening set quickly. Cilic failed to convert his opportunities in the second set, however, and one lapse of concentration at 5-6 blotted his copybook to allow Muller to snatch the second set.
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.
Lewis Hamilton surpassed Ayrton Senna's career haul of 65 pole positions in Formula One as he edged Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas in a final lap shootout to secure top spot for Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Hamilton banished memories of a dismal qualifying session in Baku last year, when he clipped the barrier and had to settle for 10th place on the starting grid, to grab pole with a time of 1:40.593 despite running wide at Turn 16.
Chris Morris said South Africa were prepared to "take it and run" after the extraordinary dismissal of England's Jason Roy helped set up a morale-boosting win in the second Twenty20 international at Taunton.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): With the International Cricket Council (ICC) staying out of the row surrounding India-Pakistan bilateral series agreements, the BCCI Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Saturday admitted that step was an advantageous one for India. A Force Majeure is a part of every contract," Rai said.
Graham Ford, who has also coached South Africa, Surrey and Kent, ended his first spell in Sri Lanka in 2014 when his two-year contract expired.
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.
The Indian captain says she did not intend to be rude and just spoke her heart.