England’s James Vince bats in the nets during a practice session on Monday. Agence France-Presse
Passionate fans from both sides of cricket’s fiercest rivalry preached sporting peace after India’s World Cup thrashing of Pakistan on Sunday in front of an estimated global TV audience of a billion people.
Of the many colourful scenes on display ahead of the India-Pakistan World Cup clash on Sunday, one that caught everyone's attention was a fan riding a horse to the Old Trafford Cricket Ground here.
Former test opening batsman Mohsin Khan has quit as head of Pakistan Cricket Board's cricket committee just four days after the national team lost to archrival India at the World Cup.
Atletico Madrid failed to win for a third straight game in all competitions as an inspired performance from Ruben Blanco secured Celta Vigo an unexpected 0-0 draw at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Leipzig retained top spot in the German League with a facile 3-0 win over Werder Bremen on Saturday. While Willi Orban opened Leipzig’s account in the 13th minute, Marcel Sabitzer in the 35th and Marcelo Saracchi in the 83rd minute were the other scorers for the winners on the night.
Defending champions New Zealand put the rugby World Cup on notice with an impressive 23-13 win over South Africa on Saturday after France and Australia both survived major scares.
Manchester City powered to their record Premier League win as the champions scored five times in the first half of an incredible 8-0 thrashing of Watford, while Leicester enjoyed a VAR-assisted 2-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday.