England’s Eoin Morgan and coach Trevor Bayliss talk during a training session on Saturday. Reuters
Australia and India will be aiming to finish top of the World Cup league phase and so avoid facing hosts England in the semi-finals as they prepare for the final day of round-robin matches.
They may have each had some slip-ups along the way, but it is perhaps no surprise that cricket’s three wealthiest nations — England, India and Australia — are in the semi-finals of the World Cup.
Jonny Bairstow hit a hundred and Ben Stokes added a blistering 79 as England posted an imposing 337-7 against India in a crunch World Cup match for the tournament hosts on Sunday.
Aaron Ramsey sent Wales to Euro 2020 with a brace to give them a 2-0 win over Hungary and a spot in next summer’s finals, while Belgium completed their perfect qualifying campaign
Jose Mourinho, one of European football’s most successful managers, was appointed on Wednesday to replace the sacked Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham, with a brief
Pakistan will take a huge gamble in the first Test against Australia in Brisbane on Thursday by giving 16-year-old schoolboy quick Naseem Shah his debut. Many a more-experienced