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.
Thailand toppled the UAE off the top of Group G, defeating them 2-1 on Matchday four of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Asian Qualifiers on Tuesday.
Kolkata: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is all set to become the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after the affiliated units of the cricket board unanimously selected him
The 2020 Tour de France promises to be one for the climbers after organisers revealed a route on Tuesday which includes 29 high altitude ascents and five summit finishes including the individual time trial.