Champions Trophy: Pakistan face South Africa in must-win match

Champions Trophy: Pakistan face South Africa in must-win match

That's why it was hardly surprising when South African coach Russell Domingo was grilled on his team's decision to bat second in the ICC Champions Trophy game against Pakistan on Wednesday. "It was a team effort". Having restricted the South Africans to 219-8 after losing the toss , Pakistan were 119-3 after 27 overs and ahead of the par score under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern scoring system when rain stopped play at Edgbaston.

Champions Trophy 2017: India wins warm-up match against Kiwis

With Ajinkya Rahane failing as an opener in the first warm-up game, even the remotest thoughts of a change at the top, if there was one at all, will not be entertained by the team management. He has practised today so we are hoping that by the time the first match comes he will be able to play, " he added. The whole country wishes that we beat India so we will try to give our 100% in the ground, and we'll try to fight as much as we can.

Cavs end Warriors flawless postseason with Game 4 win

No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit, and it doesn't appear any team is equipped to hang with these Warriors , who may go down as one of the best ever. "Just one of those games". And the third scoring option, Harrison Barnes - the one who was open most while the Cavaliers' trapped Curry - was ice cold.

Virat Kohli clinches 89th rank in Forbes list of highest paid athletes

Virat Kohli is the star batsman of the Indian cricket team and also its blue-eyed captain who is in the quest to defend India's ICC Champions Trophy, which it won in 2013. Highest among the Irish on the list is Rory McIlroy who moves up into the top ten on the list to earn his spot at joint sixth on the list. In an open letter late past year, Williams addressed the disparity between how much men and women in sports earn.

Wawrinka beats Murray in 5-set French Open semi-final epic

Murray slipped 0-5 and triple break down in the final set, a harsh indicator of the sudden shift in the balance of power. They will be second on Court Philippe Chatrier, after top-ranked Andy Murray takes on third-seeded Stan Wawrinka , the 2015 champion.

Easy French Open wins for Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic

Easy French Open wins for Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic

Defending champion Djokovic breezed through his opener against Marcel Granollers of Spain with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory. Agassi remained largely impassive throughout the two hours and 27 minutes of the contest, although he did get a surprise during the third set when Djokovic's former super coach Boris Becker turned up in the player box.