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Title victory gives new identity to Pak cricket: former captains

Pakistan, made to bat first for the first time in the tournament, racked up a final-record innings of 338/4, founded on a 128-run opening stand between Fakhar Zaman, who earned his maiden one-day worldwide century with 114, and Azhar Ali, whom Fakhar ran out on 59.



Conor McGregor V Floyd Mayweather Super-Fight: 5 Positives & 5 Negatives

And let's be honest with ourselves, a trilogy fight between Diaz and McGregor would just be a hell of a lot more entertaining than what we'll see in late August in the boxing ring. Yahoo Sports reports the two men will face each other in a boxing match on August 26 in Las Vegas . I was taught about boxing from my grandfather, who once held pads for Rocky Marciano .


Ben Linfoot Value Bet: Royal Ascot day one tips

Ben Linfoot Value Bet: Royal Ascot day one tips

I was in the United States a couple of weeks ago and couldn't make head nor tail of the form or vibes for the Wesley Ward-trained horses. Her handler is bullish at the best of times but you do get the impression he would be very disappointed if his filly failed to give her running.



Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy

It was hard not to feel for him. "These two lads, plus (leg-spinner) Shadab Khan, are the future of Pakistan cricket and I sincerely hope they will only go in the upward direction from here". Pakistan were 183 for one in 30.1 overs at that stage. Their confidence was dented when they suffered a thumping loss to arch-rivals and neighbours India in their opening match of the campaign and the limp performance put Pakistan's chances of reaching the semi-finals in severe jeopardy.


Swansea keen to loan Tammy Abraham from Chelsea - chairman Huw Jenkins

Swansea keen to loan Tammy Abraham from Chelsea - chairman Huw Jenkins

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins has warned suitors for star duo Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente that the club are in no mood to sell. "I've always been happy here and you only have to look at the coaching staff who came in to see there are good things happening here".


Murray says need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori

Murray says need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori

Murray will next play eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori , who recovered to beat Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. Should Murray improve on his 8-2 win record over Japan's Kei Nishikori in their scheduled quarter-final on Wednesday (7 June), only 2015 champion Stanislas Wawrinka or 2014 US Open victor Marin Cilic will stand between him and a place in the final.