Serbia’s Goran Tufegdzic replaces Italian Fabio Viviani as the head coach at Fujairah. File
Peniel Mlapa scored early in the game as Kalba snatched a hard fought 1-0 victory against Fujairah at Fujairah Stadium in Matchweek 17 of the Arabian Gulf League on Friday night.
Bani Yas closed on the gap with second-placed Al Jazira after edging Khorfakkan 2-1 at Saqr Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi Stadium in matchweek 16 of the Arabian Gulf League on Saturday.
Makhete Diop scored a goal in each half to hand Al Dhafra a valuable 2-1 victory over Al Ain at Hamdan Bin Zayed Stadium in matchweek 18 of the Arabian Gulf League. Diop broke the deadlock in the 34th minute, as the Senegalese forward
Eighteen Pakistan players and 15 support staff are due to travel to India. Earlier, the PCB had expressed its disappointment with the ICC over the delays.
UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation announced that its four-strong dressage team has passed the vet check and will go on to compete on Tuesday, in the team competition and individual qualification.
Lock Thibaud Flament studied at Loughborough University in England, full-back Melvyn Jaminet had never played a Top 14 game and winger Gabin Villiere was a second-team scrum-half in the French fifth-tier before bursting onto the international scene.
Batting first India reached 116-7 in their 20 overs with Smriti Mandhana (46) and Jemimah Rodrigues (42) putting on 73 for the second wicket. Sri Lanka's chase started badly when they were reduced to 14-3 in the fifth over by a devastating spell from right-arm seamer Titas Sadhu.