Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne celebrates after scoring his century against New Zealand during day one of their D/N Test in Perth on Thursday. Associated Press
Steve Smith hit an attractive unbeaten 89 but David Warner was out for a duck as Australia made 277 for six against a New Zealand XI in a World Cup warm-up on Wednesday.
A sun-drenched day and baking hot temperatures made batting first in the day/night fixture an understandable decision.
Kane Williamson’s New Zealand know they need to re-adapt quickly to the nuances of day-night cricket to have any hope of winning a first series in Australia for more
Garbine Muguruza outlasted Kim Clijsters, 6-2, 7-6 (6) in a much-anticipated first round match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Monday.
Barcelona superstar and Dubai Expo 2020 ambassador Lionel Messi met Reem Al Hashemy, Minister of State and director general of Expo 2020, on Monday.
Marseille rallied to strike late twice in the dying moments to beat Lille 2-1 remain on course for Champions League on Sunday.