New Zealand’s Matt Henry (centre) celebrates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis during the ICC Cricket World Cup group stage match in Cardiff on Saturday. Associated Press
India and New Zealand were awarded a point each after persistent rain in Nottingham forced the abandonment of their match on Thursday − the fourth no result of this World Cup so far.
A sun-drenched day and baking hot temperatures made batting first in the day/night fixture an understandable decision.
Paceman Tim Southee missed out due to a calf injury as the Kiwis -- runners-up in the 2015 edition -- went in with two all-rounders in their starting line-up.
America’s Clanton and Thai teammate Jasmine, also known as Thidapa, had eight birdies, shrugging off sweltering conditions to put themself in position to become the first team to lift a trophy
Bounedjah gave Algeria a dream start in the second minute when his deflected shot looped over Senegal goalkeeper Alfred Gomis, and it proved enough for the 1990 champions to lift the trophy on foreign soil for the first time.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry shot a four under par 67 to claim a share of the lead at the British Open on eight under as 15-time major winner Tiger Woods and pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy missed the cut on Friday.