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Pakistan has to fight to make Champs Trophy final a contest

India captain Virat Kohli has said that the decision to rest opener Rohit Sharma for the upcoming limited overs tour of the West Indies was a "smart" one. "Pawar was spoken to by many world leaders and we reluctantly took part", then BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah, who is in London , said. Tait admitted that Pakistan's performance in the tournament came as a surprise to him.


Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters

Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters

The fourth seed will meet compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta for spot in the last four after the latter stunned Canada's Milos Raonic . However, after the game, the Spaniard looked utterly disgusted with the umpire Carlos Ramos. Second seed Karolina Pliskova advanced to round four with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Germany's Carina Witthoeft. The score stood at 7-6 (5) 5-7 4-3. She will next face the victor of the match between Veronica Cepede Royg and Mariana Duque-Marina.



Paul Casey fights back after nightmare start to second round

He three-putted on No. 13. Koepka had the lead until he turned a birdie chance into a bogey on the par-5 first hole after making the turn. It was definitely a sight to see, with the entire crowd giving him a standing ovation as he approached the green.



Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations

Ronaldo is contesting the allegations and his agency Gestifute released a statement earlier this week which said: "There is no tax evasion scheme". Unhappy Ronaldo wants to leave Spain . 3 - The 32-year-old has scored in three different Champions League finals (2008, 2014 and 2017) - a record.


I will never be a striker - Ronaldo warns Zidane

I will never be a striker - Ronaldo warns Zidane

The Wales worldwide was a second-half substitute on Saturday as Madrid claimed their second Champions League triumph in as many seasons with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff . "Nobody has won two Champions League twice in a row and we did it", Zidane said . But the striker struck a bond with the Croatian midfielder while even suggested that he's one of the best signings the club have ever made, per Marca .



Sarfraz, Imad: Pakistanis to win an ICC final vs India

In reply, Gautam Gambhir and Dravid scored half-centuries, and Suresh Raina scored 46, but the spin duo of Shahid Afridi and Saeed Ajmal disallowed any realistic shy at the target by making crucial breakthroughs in the middle order. They badly lost against England; they were only four overs away from certain defeat before rain saved them against Australia. "What we've produced after that doesn't come as any surprise, because that's how we trained, and that's what we worked at".