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India vs West Indies: Windies Announce Squad for first 2 ODIs

India is hot favourites to win the series as West Indies is placed a very below in ICC ODI rankings and there is a big difference in quality players in both the teams. Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel is still unavailable for selection as continues his rehabilitation from an injury. West Indies, who are ranked ninth in the ICC Rankings, will have a chance of gaining some rankings points against India. Read More »

United completes £31 million signing of Lindelof

Manchester United Wednesday completed the signing of Swedish worldwide center-back Victor Lindelof from Benfica for a fee believed to be £31 million (35m euros, $39.6m), the English Premier League side announced. "He's a great coach and for me to be able to work with him is a great opportunity for me". It makes me very happy. "It's a question that I can not answer... Read More »

Lions coach Farrell demands defensive lift in Dunedin


Joseph has admitted he must repay Gatland's faith for insisting the England centre tour New Zealand . "I'll be honest with Gats and he will be honest with me". "If it doesn't happen, it doesn't happen, but I have to give myself the best shot". "I don't know, it might be a little better run if there was a Lions squad in there!" jokes Henderson. Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins 2017 French Open men's title


Rafael Nadal now trails only Roger Federer , who won Australian Open and opted out of the French Open , in Grand Slam title wins. 4 - The 31-year-old matched the feat achieved by Bjorn Borg in 1980 in claiming the French Open title without losing more than four games in a set. Read More »

Brooks Koepka caps record week with first major title at US Open

Open a year ago. While more players than usual broke par at a U.S. Open, numerous world's best golfers failed to make the halfway cut after Friday's second round. None of the leading 16 players have won a major before, making it likely that a run of six consecutive victories by first-timers will extend to seven this weekend. Read More »

Finsbury Park Terror: One dead after man mows down crowd


Two others were treated for minor injuries. While saying that the investigation was on, she said, "We will stop at nothing". The driver will undergo a mental health assessment in due course, police say. Mr Rahman told the BBC he struck the man and helped subdue him. Many police cars and ambulances responded to the incident. How did Muslim groups react? The Muslim Council of Britain has called for extra security around mosques , describing the attack as "the most violent ... Read More »

Gatland: All Blacks won't be too big a step up


Haskell - a late call-up for the tour - carried for 22 metres from his seven runs, and beat a couple of defenders in an incisive first-half break that saw the Lions advance up the field, while also making nine tackles in a good all-round performance. Read More »

French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the day

Ostapenko hit 54 winners, but it wasn't just the sheer number - it was also the timing. Now that Ostapenko has one Slam under her belt, she is hungry for more. To all the people back home, I got lots of messages and support. Halep had been installed as the favourite ahead of the most open grand slam anyone could remember. Read More »

Russia Win Against New Zealand in Confederations Cup Opener

Petersburg Stadium, in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 17, 2017. The championship game will be played on July 2 in St. Petersburg. Russian Federation were denied a penalty after 14 minutes when New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic appeared to bring down forward Dmitry Poloz. Read More »

PSG president Al-Khelaifi launching €140M bid for Real Madrid star Ronaldo

United remain one of the clubs with the financial muscle to offer a competitive package for Ronaldo - they are predicting record revenues of up to £570m this year - and his return would be a dream commercial move. The Portugal worldwide insists he wants to leave Spain after allegations of £12.9million fraud. Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo , is pinning for a return to Manchester United . Read More »

May meets Grenfell fire victims and volunteers in Downing Street


Dozens of people were still missing three days after the 24-storey Grenfell Tower was engulfed in flames, and worries over the safety of the apartment block's charred wreck has slowed the search for human remains. She has told Councils to complete urgent safety checks on similar tower blocks. 'In recent months, the country has witnessed a succession of awful tragedies. Read More »

Jordan Amavi confirms Aston Villa exit


L'Equipe have reported on comments made by the Aston Villa star, who confirmed he wants to find a club which is competing in all competitions, including in Europe. Once described as one of the most underrated player in the Premier League while at Sunderland, the signing of Colback would give Villa one of the strongest midfield's in the Championship, teaming up with the likes of Leandro Bacuna and Mile Jedinak. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: India, Pakistan Players Share A Laugh After The Final

Earlier, a magnificent maiden one-day worldwide ton by Fakhar Zaman, a 128-run opening stand in which Azhar Ali featured with a composed 59 and first-class management of the middle-overs powered Pakistan to 338 for four. They motivated us, and they passed it on to my boys. India's bowlers had little to cheer about, with Bhuvneshwar Kumar the pick of the bunch, finishing on 1/44 from 10 overs including two maidens . Read More »

Root confident England can win 2019 World Cup

Their only comparable limited over success came when they won the 2010 ICC World Twenty 20 in the Caribbean. That will have to wait at least another two years after their untypically meek performance on a slow, used pitch in Cardiff on Wednesday, when they lost their last eight wickets for 83 runs before Pakistan coasted to victory to book their place in this weekend's final at The Oval, where they will face India. Read More »

Brooks Koepka claims US Open Title

His approach shots all seemed to finish within birdie range, and his tee shots regularly out-drove his competitor by 30 yards or more. Schauffele entered the U.S. "I came up a little bit short". Bogey - Joe Buck: Look, Fox had a pretty good week, but you cannot misidentify the victor of the tournament's girlfriend. Read More »

Koepka wins after 'long phone call' from DJ

Harman closed with two birdies and three tough pars for a 5-under 67 that gave him a one-shot lead at 12-under 204. Justin Thomas had yet to realise the significance of his record-breaking U.S. "But if you play well, which is obviously what this championship is trying to identify, it's a very, very fine and playable golf course". He's always been a solid player, and I think now he is starting to realize he's got what it takes. Read More »

Chelsea To Hijack Man Utd Deal For Real Star?


The French coach reportedly wants the 24-year-old to stay at the club, but Morata is desperate for regular game time, which can't be guaranteed at the Bernabeu. It seems as though Chelsea are ready to throw a spanner in the works though if Ronaldo is keen on a return to England, with Abramovich ready to dig deep into his pockets to make a deal happen. Read More »

Cup Challenger : Kiwis end British hopes, reach America's Cup challenger final

Some of the crews competing in Bermuda for the "Auld Mug" have a greater Olympic concentration than others and Groupama Team France, with only one on board, was eliminated in the Louis Vuitton America's Cup qualifiers. In the second race, a flawless Swedish performance handed them a 15-second victory, before Outteridge's third-race blunder put Team New Zealand on the ascendancy. Read More »

Follow ICC Champions Trophy final score live


Fakhar rode his luck for a spellbinding 114, caught-behind from a no-ball on three and escaping a run-out chance with just a single to his name in Pakistan's total of 338 for four at The Oval. It is the first time that corrupt mafia was being probed in the country, he said. You know, those things are something that are controllable. "He felt he was in the zone today and he could have done something really special, and that's why the disappointment came out". Read More »

Jury Acquits Minnesota Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile

Yanez, 29, had been charged with one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm for killing Castile , 32. "I'm mad as hell right now", Mrs Valerie Castile told reporters after the verdict. And that experience can carry over, Ector said. July 12: Castile's relatives say they will file a lawsuit in his death. "We need major reforms including making certain that lethal force is the last response, not the first response". Read More »

Champions League glory a huge step for Madrid youngster Asensio


Madrid also secured a league and cup double for the first time in nearly 60 years, leaving Zidane ecstatic in his post-match news conference. "It's the reason why I came to Real Madrid - to win trophies". "This is one of the most important years for me, I hope there will be more like this in the future". With Madrid playing a 4-4-2 formation with a diamond midfield and featuring no traditional wingers, the onus fell on Modric and Toni Kroos to occupy wider spaces. Read More »

What Alex Ferguson Said to Cristiano Ronaldo After Champions League Final Revealed


The Scot mentored Ronaldo at United, so it seemed fitting that Ferguson would hand Ronaldo his man of the match award after the 4-1 victory over Juventus in the Champions League final, during which Ronaldo scored twice. "Now he is the best coach in the world". "This is what we are here for". "Today we can say that we are a very good team and that we deserve to win the league and the Champions League, which was not easy". Read More »