5.8.2020 06:26 pm
Pakistan’s Babar Azam underlined his status as one of the world’s leading batsmen with a fine unbeaten fifty before rain stopped play on the opening day of the first Test against England at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
Pakistan were 121-2, with Babar 52 not out, when the umpires ordered an early tea in Manchester.
Pirelli said on Tuesday that problems with its tyres late in the British Grand Prix, which saw Lewis Hamilton cross the line on three wheels, was due to unusually long use of the second set of tyres.
England are set to delay a decision on the bowling fitness of star all-rounder Ben Stokes before naming their final XI to play Pakistan in the first Test at Old Trafford.
The Madrid Open tennis tournament has been cancelled due to fresh outbreaks of coronavirus in the region, organisers confirmed on Tuesday, raising doubts around the upcoming US and French Opens.
Defending Tour de France champion Egan Bernal secured the overall victory in the Route d’Occitanie on Tuesday, underlining his prowess ahead of cycling’s most prestigious race which starts later this month.
Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has undergone further surgery on his broken right arm, casting increasing doubt on his return at this weekend’s Czech Grand Prix.
Andrei Svechnikov scored the first hat-trick of his NHL career as the Carolina Hurricanes moved to within one win of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Monday with a 4-1 rout of the New York Rangers.
To understand the culture of fast bowling in Pakistan, look no further than Imran Khan — once a feared quick, and now the country’s prime minister.
Fred VanVleet scored a career-high 36 points as the Toronto Raptors dug deep to defeat the Miami Heat 107-103 on Monday in their Eastern Conference clash in Orlando.
Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray is among four players handed wild cards for this month’s relocated Western and Southern Open, organisers said on Monday.
The stadium announcer at Palermo on Monday wished a warm and welcome return to tennis lovers as the WTA tournament in Italy started five months after the last one, with bottles of hand sanitiser attached to the nets.
These incidents led to tyre supplier Pirelli launching an investigation into the tyre failures.
Team Ineos’ defending Tour de France champion Egan Bernal marked out his territory on Monday climbing to a summit finish victory on stage three of the French Route d’Occitanie.
Leinster’s hopes of ending Saracens’ reign as European champions were dealt a huge blow on Monday as star Ireland second row forward James Ryan was ruled out for up to three months.
Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq has urged his side to get off to a flying start in their Test series with England, saying they must be at their best “right from the word ‘go'”.