Kohli turns off social media ahead of Pakistan clash

My humble advice to Sarfaraz is: "play to our strength; try & bat first & build a decent total". It's very scary I feel, getting hit on the face during a penalty corner. De Villiers, who has befriended Kohli through playing in the same Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the Indian Premier League, says the India skipper has mellowed down the years and the anger that sometimes surfaced has been replaced by a more jocular personality.

The Champions Trophy's most memorable pieces of play

The Champions Trophy's most memorable pieces of play

Imran tweeted the team a good luck message to his 5.5m followers. Defending champions India , on the other hand, registered a resounding nine-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second semi-final to set up another mouth-watering, high-octane clash with Pakistan .

India wary of mercurial Pakistan in Champions Trophy finale

India had defeated Pakistan in the final of the inaugural World T20 tournament in South Africa to lift the title. It was a one-sided final of a tri-series which also saw Sri Lanka as Pakistan thrashed the hosts by 123 runs after scoring 291.

Alex Cuthbert out of Wales' Test against Samoa

Alex Cuthbert out of Wales' Test against Samoa

Halaifonua's body height was ideal, giving him leverage in the confrontation resulting in Allen's heading snapping back like he's been upended by a bull. "We have said all along that we need to give ourselves the best chance of winning the Test Series and that could potentially involve calling up players".

French Open 2017: Teenager shocks Wozniacki

She will face Swiss Timea Bacsinszky in the semifinals on Thursday, when Ostapenko will celebrate her 20th birthday. And Bacsinszky was the one who wrestled control again, breaking for a 6-4 lead. Donald Young and Santiago Gonzalez are through to the men's doubles final at the French Open . She then forced a decider before rain delayed play for another 20 minutes at 2-1 on serve in the final set.

Dodgers' Puig suspended one game for obscene gesture

He still lasted seven innings and allowed only two runs, but Roberto Perez of all people took him for a home run, and he threw a couple bad pitches to Michael Brantley , one of which went for a double and caused Kershaw to levitate in anger.