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Real Madrid end US tour with 2-1 win over Roma

Gareth Bale is serving notice that he is ready to shine without Cristiano Ronaldo, factoring in both goals as Real Madrid wrapped up their US tour with a 2-1 win over Roma on Tuesday.   Bale and Marco Asensio scored for Real Madrid who put on a strong performance especially in the first half of the International Champions Cup friendly ...

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New-look England try to do without Stokes in 2nd India Test

England will be without Ben Stokes while India could make changes too for the second Test at Lord’s on Thursday.   Stokes played a starring role in England’s 31-run win in the first Test of a five-match series at Edgbaston last week, including taking the wicket of India captain Virat Kohli, who had been anchoring the tourists’ run-chase.  But Stokes ...

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England cricket player Stokes goes on trial for street fight

Bristol, Aug 7 : Ben Stokes, the world’s most expensive cricket player, went on trial Monday over a fight outside a nightclub in which he is accused of knocking two men unconscious. The alleged assault, which happened in September after England played in the southwest English city of Bristol, has led to Stokes missing some of his country’s biggest matches ...

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Bangladesh win T20 series beating West Indies by 19 runs

Bangladesh beat the world champion West Indies by 19 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method in the rain-affected third T20I of the three-match series to clinch the series 2-1 at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida.   Chasing 185, West Indies innings were stopped at 135 losing seven wickets in 17.1 overs and couldn’t be resumed. In DLS method, ...

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PSG thrash Monaco 4-0 for French Super Cup

Shenzhen, Aug 5 : Paris Saint-Germain won the curtain-raiser to the French season by ominously crushing Monaco 4-0 for the French Super Cup on Saturday. New coach Thomas Tuchel earned his first silverware with PSG and gave Neymar a 15-minute cameo, the Brazilians’ first appearance for the club since February when he broke a foot. Neymar was introduced with PSG ...

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2nd T20I: Bangladesh level series beating Windies by 12 runs

Tamim, Shakib fire fifties Dhaka, Aug 5 : Bangladesh made the third match as series decider after a 12-run victory against host West Indies in the second T20I of a three-match series at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in Lauderhill, Florida, USA on Sunday. Sent into bat first, Bangladesh scored 171 for 5 in 20 overs as TamimIqbal and ...

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Exhausted Murray withdraws from Washington Open

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray withdrew from the ATP Washington Open on Friday, citing fatigue after a 3 a.m. finish that left him crying into a towel.   The 31-year-old British star, who returned in June from an 11-month layoff with a right hip injury, also withdrew from next week’s ATP Toronto Masters, also citing the drain from three ...

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India pinning hopes on Kohli to win gripping test vs England

India’s hopes of victory in the first test against England once again rest with captain Virat Kohli.   Kohli, a brilliant century-maker in the first innings, is underpinning the tourists’ quest to chase down a target of 194 in what could be a tight finish to a riveting match at Edgbaston.  India ended day three on 110-5, still needing another ...

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Bangladesh A beat Ireland A by 87 runs in 1st ODI

A brilliant 92 runs by Zakir Hasan enabled Bangladesh A to record a thumping 87 runs victory over Ireland A in the first ODI at Wicklow, Dublin in the early hours of today.   Earlier, Bangladesh asked to bat first, piled up impressive 289 for 6 in their allotted 50 overs. Thanks to brilliant Zakir Hasan’s dazzling 92 runs off ...

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England 287 all out against India in 1st Test

England were dismissed for 287 on the second day of the first Test against India at Edgbaston on Thursday.   It took India just 10 balls on Thursday to wrap up the hosts’ first innings after England resumed on 285 for nine.  Sam Curran fell for his overnight 24 after edging Mohammad Shami to wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik.   James Anderson ...

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