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Mathews wins toss, invites India to bat

The match is scheduled to start at 02:30 PM (PST), at The Oval. Pakistan and Sri Lanka come next with 147 games against each other. Kusal Perera ensured Sri Lanka stayed up with the required run rate, bravely labouring on after pulling his hamstring before he was finally forced from the field at the end of the 43rd over, with 51 needed off 42 balls.



Kevin Durant on the cusp of glory with Golden State Warriors

It was Game 3, after all, and many people were assuming this would be Cleveland's best chance at taking a game. He also insisted that his team was better off playing at a high tempo than trying to slow down the Warriors . He might have completed the triple-double, too, if he hadn't gotten into early foul trouble on his way to five personal fouls and a technical foul on the night.


Bomb threat from passenger forces Malaysia Air to land plane

Bomb threat from passenger forces Malaysia Air to land plane

A Sri Lankan student who tried to enter an airplane cockpit with what he said was a bomb, before terrified passengers overpowered him, had been released from psychiatric care just before boarding the plane, said Australian police yesterday.


Nadal out to tame Durchman Haase at French Open

Nadal out to tame Durchman Haase at French Open

Wozniacki, who appeared to be carrying the after-effects of a lower back injury that forced her to retire during last week's Strasbourg tournament, pulled away towards the end of a testy encounter, winning 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in just over two hours.


Misbah hopeful about Pakistan after Proteas upset

Misbah hopeful about Pakistan after Proteas upset

Pakistan looked clear favourites at the halfway stage but a fiery spell from Morne Morkel (3-18) brought South Africa back into contention, only for the game-ending downpour to condemn them to defeat. Pakistan bowlers operated with wrong length against India and their batsman failed to mount a challenge. South African's have the advantage in the bowling department.


Bacsinszky 'proud' to be in second French Open semi-final

Bacsinszky 'proud' to be in second French Open semi-final

Clay is not Ostapenko's favourite surface but with Medina, the aggressive youngster has managed to accumulate a 14-3 win-loss record (including qualifying) so far on the red dirt. Fans with umbrellas stay on court as rain delays play in French Open at the Roland Garros, Paris . Ostapenko had the most trouble in those conditions, quickly trailing 5-0.