Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan celebrates after taking the wicket of Afghanistan’s captain Gulbadin Naib during their World Cup match in Southampton on Monday. Agence France-Presse
Joe Root is determined the “spicy” nature of England’s latest clash with Australia won’t prove a distraction when the arch rivals meet for a place in the World Cup final.
Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon says his side will be the underdogs when they face hosts England in the Cricket World Cup semi-finals. “They have been the No. 1 team for a couple of years now.
Virat Kohli admits Rohit Sharma’s blistering form has made him alter his own role in the top-order as India gear up for Tuesday’s World Cup semi-final against New Zealand.
Three-year-old colt Well Of Wisdom recorded a third Listed victory in the Prix de Tourgeville over a mile at Deauville, France, on Sunday.
It follows the postponement of the T20 World Cup, scheduled for October-November in Australia, and this month's one-day international series against Zimbabwe.
Justin Thomas reclaimed the world number one ranking on Sunday by outdueling defending champion Brooks Koepka down the stretch to win the WGC St Jude Invitational by three strokes.