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Hales steers England to thrilling T20 win vs India

Cardiff, Jul 7 : Alex Hales smashed a six and a four in the final over bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar to lead England to a thrilling series-tying 5-wicket victory against India in the second Twenty20 on Friday. Hales made a match-winning 58 not out off 41 deliveries as the home team reached its target of 149 with two balls to ...

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Belgium eliminates Brazil from World Cup, wins 2-1

Kazan, Jul 7 : Belgium reached the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 32 years by holding off five-time champion Brazil 2-1 Friday, sending Neymar home without living up to the expectations of being soccer’s most expensive player. Kevin De Bruyne put Belgium up 2-0 by completing a counterattack led by Romelu Lukaku in the 31st minute. The ...

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France reaches World Cup semifinals, beats Uruguay 2-0

Photo: France’s Paul Pogba, right, clashes with Uruguay’s Cristian Rodriguez during the quarterfinal match between Uruguay and France at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia on Friday. Nizhny Novgorod, July 06 : Antoine Griezmann’s fluke goal helped France earn a place in the World Cup semifinals. Griezmann scored with a shot that ...

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Women’s WT20Q: Bangladesh to face PNG Saturday

Dhaka, Jul 6 : Bangladesh women’s cricket team will play Papua New Guinea (PNG) in their ‘Pool A’ match of the Women’s World T20 Qualifier at VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen in Netherlands on Saturday. The 4th match of the eight-team qualifiers event will begin at 8pm [Bangladesh time]. Bangladesh move into the tournament in excellent form and will start as ...

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Inter-district Women’s Volleyball advances to semifinals

Dhaka, July 4 : Four teams —Pabna, Rajshahi, Rajbariand Khulna—reached the semifinals in the 12-team Popular Life Insurance 17th Inter-District Women’s Volleyball Tournament eliminating their rivals in the quarterfinals at Shaheed Nur Hossain National Volleyball Stadium here on Wednesday. In the semifinals on Thursday, Pabna will take on Rajbari at 3:pm while Rajshahi will play Khulna at 4:30 pm. In ...

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Southgate heaps praise on England hero Pickford after World Cup penalties win

Gareth Southgate has heaped praise on Jordan Pickford after the England goalkeeper emerged from a difficult week to inspire the team’s penalty shootout win over Colombia. The Everton No 1 became the first England goalkeeper since David Seaman, against Argentina in Saint-Etienne in 1998, to save a spot-kick in a shootout at a major tournament as the national team forced ...

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FIFA WC Golden Boot standings

Following are the top scorers at the FIFA World Cup in Russia after the completion of the round of 16:   6 – Harry Kane (England)  4 – Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)   4 – Romelu Lukaku (Belgium)   3 – Denis Cheryshev (Russia)  3 – Kylian Mbappe (France)   3 – Diego Costa (Spain)   3 – Edinson Cavani (Uruguay) ...

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England end penalty jinx to edge Colombia in shootout

England edged Colombia 4-3 on penalties to halt a run of five successive shootout defeats at major tournaments and book a quarter-final clash against Sweden at the World Cup.   Harry Kane fired England ahead with his tournament-leading sixth goal just before the hour in Moscow, converting a penalty after he was hauled down by Carlos Sanchez at a corner.  ...

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Bangladesh-Windies 1st Test kicks off Wednesday

Dhaka, July 3 : Bangladesh will take on host West Indies in the 1st Test of the two-match series, which begins at Antigua’s Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Wednesday. The 13th Test between the two nations will begin at 8pm [Bangladesh time]. The Tigers’ left home for the Caribbean on June 23 and played a two-day warm-up match, which ended ...

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‘Game, set, match, Mrs. Williams’: Serena wins at Wimbledon

London, Jul 3 : Now that she’s “Mrs. Williams,” per the Wimbledon chair umpire, now that she’s a mother, now that she is back on tour, Serena Williams is ready to rediscover her full complement of shots and full ability to dominate. “Not only do I expect to win,” she said Monday after picking up a victory in her first ...

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