Jason Roy accumulated 443 runs in England’s recent triumphant 50-overs World Cup campaign.
A throw to the stumps deflected off the bat of a diving Ben Stokes as he tried to complete a second run and raced to the boundary, with Sri Lankan umpire Kumar Dharmasena awarding six.
Ben Stokes admitted memories of the off-field incident that threatened his career triggered his tears after England’s historic World Cup triumph. Stokes was found not guilty of affray following a street brawl during a night out in Bristol in 2017. The all-rounder was banned and fined by the England and Wales Cricket Board after accepting
It is a real shame that the 2019 Cricket World Cup winner was decided in the way it was. It is hard to digest that after a heart-stopping performance by two teams which gave it their best, an odd rule ruined the party not only for the gutsy Kiwis but also for cricket fans (‘England win Cricket World Cup after Super Over drama,’ July 15, Gulf Today).
Both the Champions League and Europa League titles this season will be going to clubs from England. While Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur will be vying for Europe’s blue riband club football completion in Madrid come June 1, it will be Chelsea and Arsenal who will figure in the Europa final in Baku.
Cincinnati: World number one Novak Djokovic wilted under pressure from Daniil Medvedev on Saturday, falling 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to the ninth-seeded Russian in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals. Medvedev’s upset win sent him into a title showdown with another unexpected finalist, 16th-seeded Belgian David Goffin,
Glorious Journey gained the biggest success of his career so far with a battling victory in the G2 Hungerford Stakes over seven furlongs at Newbury on Saturday. The Charlie Appleby-trained son of Dubawi, twice successful at G3 level in France, broke well under James Doyle and disputed third early on as Donjuan
Dubai: du LaLiga High Performance Centre (HPC), the region’s premier development platform for LaLiga scouted talent, announced that a selection of its top talents arrived in Spain for the much anticipated annual LaLiga Scouting Camp. For the first time this year, 16 Emirati players from Dubai and Abu Dhabi national