Australian players celebrate with the trophy after defeating Sri Lanka in the third Twenty20 match in Melbourne on Friday. Agence France-Presse
Brisbane: David Warner and Steve Smith both smashed fifties to guide Australia to the T20 series win over Sri Lanka with victory in the second match on Wednesday.
Australia captain Aaron Finch equalled his highest one-day international score of 153 as he powered the World Cup holders to 334-7 against sloppy Sri Lanka on Saturday.
Steve Smith and David Warner return to the short format on Sunday in the first of Australia’s three games against a buoyant Sri Lanka, with both tipped for next year’s Twenty20 World Cup at home.
Pakistan were kings of the sub-continent from the mid-1980s to 1990s with their on-field brilliance under Imran Khan, who led them to the 1992 World Cup, before India turned the tables.
With five tennis greats already announced, there will be two more guest players were named ahead of the event, along with French ace, Gael Monfils, and British number 2, Dan Evans, US star
Dubai’s newest mega sporting event, the inaugural Dubai Padel Cup – an inclusive month-long padel tennis fiesta featuring exhibition matches with the world’s leading professionals and amateur competitions open to the racquet-wielding public — is poised to elevate the city as the Middle East’s undisputed padel capital.
Saudi racing star Reema Juffali says she can take plenty of positives from her debut season at the British F3 Championship in what she described as a key learning curve in her motorsport career.