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by | March 26, 2017 | 20:58

The first game between the teams was a slugfest with SC prevailing 57-53. The Gamecocks' poor (relatively speaking) ranking in adjusted efficiency margin (which is what drives that projection) is largely due to South Carolina's poor offensive production during large swaths of the season.

by | March 26, 2017 | 20:28

He has also been provisionally suspended with immediate effect from participating in all forms of cricket. Irfan did not report the matter to the cricket Board. Irfan said that he had not informed the PCB about the approach as he had been under mental duress due to the recent death of his parents. Sharjeel and Latif were provisionally suspended after Islamabad's opening match in the United Arab Emirates last month.

by | March 26, 2017 | 20:14

Mitchell Santner was called in the 62nd over and in his third delivery Tom Latham plucked du Plessis for 53 leaving him spellbound. Amla featured in the best stand of the day with J.P. Latham twice came out on the right side of two DRS moments - he quickly and correctly protested being given out caught behind when on 1 in the first over of NZ's reply when the ball only clipped his pad, and soon after survived a South African challenge to an lbw appeal turned down off Morne Morkel.

by | March 26, 2017 | 20:09

Rahul went on to make fifty and shared a 87-run stand withCheteshwar Pujara (57) for the second wicket. Pujara fell immediately after tea and then Nathan Lyon ran through the middle-order with a four-wicket haul. "He always sets great examples for us and he leads from the front", Rahul said of Kohli. "But, on a personal front, I have batted really well and enjoyed out in the middle", he added.

by | March 26, 2017 | 20:05

Then there's Pulisic. Just 18, he's already proving to be a once-in-a-generation talent, filled with enough moxie and skill to have already mastered both the one-on-one dribble and the eye-rolling response to media questions. As Saturday begins, the U.S.is be fourth in the group, which would send them to a playoff against the fifth-place team from the Asian Confederation.

by | March 26, 2017 | 19:37

Many players who performed have been rewarded. "But it's just a matter of understanding it won't happen every day", Brathwaite said on the eve of the first T20I against Pakistan in Barbados on Sunday (March 26). "PSL is an advantage as the boys are coming through playing T20 cricket". Rovman Powell , who is known as "Jr". About five players from the Pakistani side are also a part of the Caribbean Premier League in the West Indies and this is a huge benefit for the team as it will be ...

by | March 26, 2017 | 19:32

Cook's game was another among a few in the last handful Iowa has played that have shown him to be the player most expected he would be coming in. Syracuse (18-14) opens NIT play against UNC Greensboro. Cook also finished with 8 boards, and Iowa needed each of them. The Hawkeyes are still irked from the IN loss. "I expect they will come out and support us in the WNIT.

by | March 26, 2017 | 19:09

The Australian qualified 10th fastest at Albert Park on Saturday, including crashing out in Q3. "The auto is stuck in sixth gear". The home favourite crashed into the barrier mid-way through Q3 after a spin at Turn 14, with his vehicle backing into the wall.

by | March 26, 2017 | 19:07

Kohli injured his right shoulder on day one of the third Test in Ranchi, after landing heavily while trying to prevent a boundary. While Australia fielded an unchanged squad, India replaced Kohli with debutant left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav in a bold move to go into the match with five bowlers.

by | March 26, 2017 | 18:44

When the NIT field was announced Sunday night, March 12, NIT Committee chair Reggie Minton kept a straight face when asked about the Syracuse-UNC Greensboro match-up. The best scorer of this group is 6'3 Sophomore guard Francis Alonso . Now it punishes you because there's no more free-throws. Syracuse is the most talked-about team, but not the most snubbed.

by | March 26, 2017 | 18:19

Mushfiqur Rahim was given out leg before but the Bangladesh captain managed to overturn the umpire's decision on review with replays confirming the delivery was missing the stumps. And Tamim steered his side into a winning position with his knock off 125 deliveries, assisted by Sabbir Rahman (41) as the tourists reached their target in 57.5 overs.

by | March 26, 2017 | 18:19

The lights are being switched off around the world at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour , and to draw attention to climate change. Founded in 2007 in Sydney, the movement has come a long way. Be a part of the change you wish to see and fight against Climate Change. The initiative was first introduced in Australia by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to protest human activity driven carbon dioxide emissions, resulting in global warming.

by | March 26, 2017 | 17:59

What team is the biggest threat to Mercedes this season? As well as radically lowering lap times the rules also meant to make F1 cars more of a challenge for its drivers. For almost a decade, drivers like Aussie Mark Webber have lamented that it was getting "too easy" to drive F1 cars and, this year, drivers will have to work harder, physically, while being subjected to greater G-forces.

by | March 26, 2017 | 17:54

Whatever your opinion on the decisions' prudence, it's hard to argue that polarizing general manager Ted Thompson has been hewing to his annual tradition of essentially just sitting out free agency. The team placed him on injured reserve after appearing in seven games (one of which he started), waiving him less than a week later. "He has that knack for touching players and helping those players develop".

by | March 26, 2017 | 17:51

This Indian team has an unwritten rule that any player who is not hundred percent should not take the field. The star batsman had said he would only play in Dharamsala if fully fit, but was left out of the team on Saturday. Kohli was off the field during most of Australia's first innings in Ranchi but he did come out to bat at his usual number four position and took the field during Australia's second innings.

by | March 26, 2017 | 16:47

Australian Grand Prix officials have launched an investigation into how fans were allowed access to the track before all the cars had returned to the pitlane. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton will start the race on pole, with Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel also on the front row. Sunday's non-finish was his first since the 2015 Russian Grand Prix - a span of 26 races - and continued his wretched luck at home.

by | March 26, 2017 | 16:47

With the man of the match display he put on at Anfield it probably wouldn't be too hard. "There are moments in life that you have the possibility to play together", Figo said - via the Liverpool Echo . Real Madrid icon Luis Figo has admitted it is a "pity" that he never had the chance to play alongside former Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard .

by | March 26, 2017 | 16:40

Surprise starter Sebastian Lletget got his first worldwide goal in the fifth minute after 18-year-old Christian Pulisic's shot deflected off the goalkeeper. I went through that, not really knowing. The American Outlaws and the rest of the lively crowd of 17,729 loved every second of this long-awaited showing.

by | March 26, 2017 | 16:12

He's a basketball guy". Miller likely already knows which assistant coaches he's bringing to IN - or at least which ones he'd like to bring. Kentucky coach John Calipari endorsed it, too. Others believed to have been in the mix were Xavier's Chris Mack, Wichita State's Gregg Marshall and the NBA's Billy Donovan, among others. Miller's record , tenacity, youth, vision and pursuit of the job impressed Glass during his interview.

by | March 26, 2017 | 16:10

Despite a sluggish start by Bluiett, the Musketeers managed to build a sizeable lead in the first half. So, you can excuse Mack and company for feeling a sense of accomplishment on Thursday after so many people had them dead and buried not just three weeks ago.

by | March 26, 2017 | 15:33

Wenger, who is now under more pressure than at any time during his Arsenal tenure, has been speaking about how close the club came to signing the striker. "Of course, we have had a hard time recently and we are not satisfied with sixth place", he added. If Arsenal decide that next season they want me to play in Arsenal , no problem.

by | March 26, 2017 | 15:18

UCLA has been relatively impressive in dispatching Kent State 97-80 and Cincinnati 79-67, overcoming a sluggish start to outscore the Bearcats 49-34 in the second half. 28). Leaf is so valuable to the Bruins because of his versatility - and how he makes UCLA one of the nation's hardest offenses to game plan against.

by | March 26, 2017 | 15:17

Some England supporters in Dortmund on Wednesday could clearly be heard singing songs about World War I and II, with the chants loud enough to be picked up by television microphones. "It meant we were able to press higher up the pitch, so it was a good performance all round". "We need to make sure we make good chances rather than shots we don't need to take on, move the ball quickly but in a controlled manner".

by | March 26, 2017 | 14:22

Yeah, like I, Muirfield wouldn't be one of my favorite Open rota courses, so no matter the decision yesterday, if it had been kept off The Open Championship rota, I wouldn't have been that unhappy. Henry Fairweather, the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers captain, said: "This is a significant decision for a club which was founded in 1744 and retains numerous values and aspirations of its founding members".

by | March 26, 2017 | 14:21

I mean, it's obscene. McIlroy took umbrage with the members who voted against opening the club to women. Now that Muirfield has voted to allow female members in a second ballot, and the R&A welcomed the club back into the Open rotation nearly simultaneously with the announcement of the club's vote, McIlroy isn't any happier with the Gullane club.

by | March 26, 2017 | 14:19

The Orange, Fennelly said, are known for their 3-point shooting and zone defense and give Iowa State a fresh matchup from what it normally sees in Big 12 play. Bridget Carleton ranks second in the nation in free throw percentage (93.9), while Jadda Buckley is 19th (87.6 percent). T.J. Otzelberger, a Milwaukee native who played his college ball at Wisconsin-Whitewater, had a key role in recruiting the city during his two separate stints as an Iowa State assistant before leaving last April ...

by | March 26, 2017 | 14:01

In the five-Test series against England, Pujara scored 401 runs at an average of 50. Spinners Nathan Lyon and Steve O'Keefe were economical but failed to challenge Pujara and stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane, unbeaten on 19, as consistently as the quicks.

by | March 26, 2017 | 13:44

And he did it in his first at-bat of the Cactus League season. He won the Silver Slugger last season after hitting.262 with two doubles, a triple and two homers last season in 65 at-bats. Outside of that errant pitch, the right-hander was fairly sharp against a risky Cubs lineup that he hesitated to say was "nice" to face. "So I thought overall, it was a very positive outing for Zack".

by | March 26, 2017 | 13:21

Things soon got worse when another gearbox issue on the warm-up lap forced the 27-year-old to start from the pits - two laps down on the field. The Australian driver had qualified 10th fastest for the season-opening race at Melbourne's Albert Park circuit.

by | March 26, 2017 | 12:50

Coming off a title in Indian Wells, Federer began his bid for a second straight Masters 1000 winner's trophy by getting the job done in one hour and 12 minutes. Tiafoe, who lives in Florida but was born in Maryland after his parents moved to the United States from Sierra Leone, kept his nose in front throughout the set but offered little threat on the Federer serve and the inevitable result was a tie-break.

by | March 26, 2017 | 12:31

Jock Landale scored 18 points and collected 13 rebounds for his 16th double-double of the season. Arkansas advances to face the victor of No. 1 seed North Carolina and No. "They just started fronting me on the post a lot more, making it tough for me to catch", Landale said. "Whether I made my last five or missed my last five it doesn't change too much, you won't see me wear it on my face".

by | March 26, 2017 | 12:27

Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Trail Blazers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 110-106 on Wednesday night, spoiling LaMarcus Aldridge's return from a health scare and knocking San Antonio a game behind the Warriors for the league's best record.

by | March 26, 2017 | 12:23

Asked whether he thought this England side wouldn't hit their peak until after the World Cup in Russian Federation next year, Dier said: "I like to go on a game-by-game basis". Eric Dier has called on England fans to back the team in the "right way" following the offensive behaviour of some travelling supporters during Wednesday's friendly global loss in Germany.

by | March 26, 2017 | 12:19

But as the Cavaliers fall to just a half-game ahead of the Boston Celtics for the Eastern Conference lead, and the Wizards get to just 2.5 games back in third place with a very important head-to-head win, the blow James took looks like a flawless metaphor for he and his team right now.

by | March 26, 2017 | 11:21

Questions over the fitness of Kohli, who has been going through a lean patch in the series so far, had been floating around ever since he had to leave the field after injuring his shoulder while trying to pull off an acrobatic dive in the third Test in Ranchi.