England’s Eoin Morgan (right) and Joe Root celebrate after beating Australia in the World Cup semi-final at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
With just four points from five games, Sri Lanka will aim for an improbable victory and survive in the ongoing World Cup when they take on hot favourites England at Headingley on Friday. The 1996 champions have managed to win just one game so far, that too against Afghanistan in what was a tense battle for them.
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.
The world’s biggest cricket stadium, with space for 110,000 spectators, is taking shape in India and is likely to host its first international match early next year. The new stadium in Ahmedabad, built at a cost of around $100 million,
Saudi Arabia’s Yazeed Al Rajhi beat two-time Dakar Rally champion Carlos Sainz by 1.2 seconds to claim the fastest time over an extended opening special stage of 6.34km
A familiar name to UAE racing fans from the 2017-2018 season will be returning on Dec.19 in the form of 2018 Al Bastakiya (Listed) winner Yulong Warrior, who makes his first start