West Indies’ Chris Gayle leads the team as they leave the ground after their win over Afghanistan in Leeds on Thursday. Associated Press
The Caribbean side scored 311 for six in their 50 overs in Leeds and although the Afghans put up a brave fight, they ultimately went down by 23 runs.
West Indies captain Jason Holder vowed to “look after” Nicholas Pooran after his maiden one-day international century so nearly led to a stunning World Cup win over Sri Lanka on Monday. Sri Lanka posted an imposing 338 for six, a total built on Avishka Fernando’s first hundred at this level, in a match
West Indies crushed Pakistan by seven wickets in a one-sided World Cup match at Trent Bridge on Friday, with the two-time champions showing they are a resurgent force in the one-day game.
Ruturaj Gaikwad smashed an unbeaten fifty after Sam Curran picked three wickets as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) ended the three-game skid with an emphatic eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
Franco Morbidelli streaked home to win the Teruel Grand Prix on Sunday as Joan Mir took third to extend his lead in the MotoGP world championship with only three races to go.
Ben Stokes justified his whopping price tag in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with an unbeaten match-winning knock of 107 as Rajasthan Royals (RR) trounced Mumbai Indians (MI) by eight wickets on Sunday.
Moise Kean and Kylian Mbappe both scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Dijon 4-0 on Saturday to go top of Ligue 1, while the match between Lens and Nantes was postponed after 11 members of the home squad tested positive for coronavirus.