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by | June 08, 2017 | 04:20

At the top of the order, Amla played a disciplined inning which failed to ignite the South African team as they could muster just 299-6 after being sent in to bat. In the next over, Prasanna snared AB de Villiers (4) when the latter miscued one for an easy catch to Chamara Kapugedera at mid-off. Amla's knock featured five fours and two sixes.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:12

New Zealand were on course for a score well above 300 while Williamson was at the crease in an innings reduced to 46 overs because of the rain. Australia took the last seven wickets for 37 runs in 5.5 overs, possibly seizing the initiative.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:12

Zinedine Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, club President Florentino Perez said on Saturday, after the Frenchman became the first manager to win the Champions League two years in a row with a dominant 4-1 win over Juventus . Bonucci's flighted pass from deep was volleyed into the box by Alex Sandro and Higuain chested the ball down before teeing it up for Mandzukic . At half time, Zidane's team talk was most probably tactical.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:06

When limited to one goal during the 2016 postseason, they won the following game. The Penguins actually scored the first goal on Saturday night, but the Predators stormed back to score five straight, including three second period tallies.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:46

The questions started swirling ever since the Dubs took Game 1. Durant dropped 33 points in Game 2 on Sunday night. "They play well at home", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said of the Warriors . Finding their shooters, in theory, should be easier on the Cavaliers' home floor in Game 3. It's no wonder James, who has been his typically dominant self, averaging 28.5 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, stopped attacking in the second half.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:46

I'm proud I'm from Ohio. There's been a lot of struggles and a lot of setbacks. But like any true champion, he rebounded Sunday with a 4-under 68 to earn his fifth PGA Tour victory. "It's hard to play (through) that". At 40, he's certainly not a part of the young crop of golfers that have taken over the tour, and inconsistent play has taken him out of the mix on many weekends.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:44

It is an honour for me to play here. Philipp scored nine league goals from his attacking midfield role last season as Freiburg only missed out on a Europa League spot on the last day of the season. He also becomes the first arrival since new boss Peter Bosz was appointed on Tuesday . "We are happy that we have secured the transfer of Maximilian Philipp , who is highly sought after both here in Germany and overseas", Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:16

Open , I just was emotionally very flat and found myself in a situation that I hadn't faced before in (my) professional tennis career". He wrapped up the set in the ninth game with Djokovic managing just five winners. Gonna be the fourth match against him in, like, five or six weeks. Djokovic was on the ropes at the start of the second when a thunderous forehand and a delicious drop shot saw Thiem earn an early break.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:19

Costa, 28, wants to quit Stamford Bridge to move back to Atletico Madrid, but that avenue has been blocked by the La Liga club's transfer ban. Raph Honigstein joins the FC panel to discuss Romelu Lukaku's potential move to Chelsea after admitting he's moving on.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:12

According to local media, Juventus fans gathered in Turin's central San Carlo Square to watch the Champions League final against Real Madrid on giant screens set up by city authorities. "It will be tough to do better than this year, because we could have done something truly incredible this season", said Buffon, regarded as one of the finest goalkeepers in the history of the game.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:09

After the presentation, which was very brief, when he attended the press briefing Mashrafe said that he was very happy with a point that they did not deserve. The bright side for Smith is his bowlers were more effective against Bangladesh after struggling to find their rhythm against New Zealand . "The ICC have assured us that our safety is their number one priority, and they keep giving us updates daily about what's happening and what their plans are for us", Guptill explained.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:05

Speaking after the end of the warm-up game against Bangladesh , Pandya has credited MS Dhoni's advice for tackling pressure in the death overs and he highlighted an advice that was given to him in the previous ODI series against England at home in January 2017 by the former India captain.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:05

Saudi Arabia has long pointed to the absence of IS attacks on Iran as suggestion of Tehran's culpability. In a region plagued by sectarian violence, residents of the Iranian capital have lived in a peaceful oasis. "Moscow decisively condemns such terrorist attacks", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, adding that "the continuation of a series of terror attacks again underlines the need for coordinated actions in the fight against terror and IS".

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:00

This is a danger zone for the Prime Minister, because 12 is her majority right now - meaning she would have put her party and the country through a long, hard election for very little or no reward. After his resignation, the party elected former Home Secretary Theresa May- then described as a cold but pragmatic leader. The attacks fueled criticism of Theresa May over her policy of police cuts at the time when she served as home secretary.

by | June 08, 2017 | 03:02

Smith is going to start Game 2, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. They are two wins away from winning their second championship in three years and if they sweep the Cavs, they will become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go 16-0 in the playoffs.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:57

Before we get into anything here, let's make two things clear: First, the Golden State Warriors are so good - probably, somehow, even better than we thought they'd be when they signed Kevin Durant last summer - that any adjustment (s) the Cleveland Cavaliers might make in these NBA Finals are probably just a shot in the dark.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:56

Plus, Djokovic had appeared in a record six consecutive semifinals in Paris . "Don't put Andre in the midst of this", said Djokovic, who slumped to a second-round loss against wildcard Denis Istomin at January's Australian Open . "All in all, it was decided in the first set". In the victory, Thiem won 92 percent of his first serve points and 46 percent of his second serve points.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:51

England have become the first side to qualify for the Champions Trophy semi-finals, beating New Zealand by 87 runs in Cardiff . "I think we can", he said, referencing England's victory over South Africa in Leeds two days after the first attack at the Manchester Arena last month.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:54

A tweet from the Belgian national team read: "Medical imaging showed that hazardeden10 has a fracture in his right ankle #belcze #estbel #roadtorussia ". Eden Hazard will be sidelined for about three months after undergoing surgery on a broken ankle on Monday, the Premier League champions announced.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:51

Jurgen Klopp looks to be casting his net further across Europe's waters as such, and having already scouted 22-year-old Martins throughout the season, the Liverpool boss seems ready to pounce on the Portugal global. Roma's American chairman, James Palotta, told USA radio station SiriusXM that, "for the moment, there is nothing with Liverpool ". The Egyptian wasn't given a fair crack of things at Chelsea but is still only 24-years-old and was one of Roma's best players last season, ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:49

Moments later, Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne stopped Sidney Crosby's backhander on a breakaway, then slid back to his right to stop Guentzel in a frantic scramble. They are 8-1 at home this postseason, and Subban made it clear he expects Nashville fans to find a way to crank the volume up even higher tonight. How numerous Stanley Cup winning goalies from this time can you name in ten minutes? Charles Barkley has taken advantage of a day off in the NBA Finals and accepted NHL Commissioner ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:41

Wambach also chimed in with her support and told Mili: "don't EVER let anyone tell you that you aren't flawless just as you are.i won championships with short hair". Hamm invited Mili to one of her soccer camps. Wambach published an Instagram video with the message: "Mili, don't EVER let anyone tell you that you aren't flawless just as you are".

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:37

Seeded losers in the men's first round: No. 26 Gilles Muller. Fans at Court Philippe Chatrier whistled and jeered when it was announced that play was being halted after the players had a lengthy discussion with a tournament official about whether to continue.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:37

Johnson again made an impact at his favorite track - and he worked hard to take this checkered flag. Because of the planned procedure, the seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion tweeted that he had to temper his celebration after earning his 83rd career victory.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:34

The Indian batsmen remained focussed despite the rain breaks with Rohit Sharma (91 off 119), Shikhar Dhawan (68 off 65), Kohli (81 not out off 68) and Yuvraj (53 off 32) rising to the occasion in a game reduced to 48 overs a side. Left-hander Dhawan eventually fell for 68 when he hit a full toss from teenage leg-spinner Shadab Khan to Azhar Ali at deep midwicket. Sharma was run out on a contentious call by the TV umpire, with the opener's bat over the line but not obviously grounded.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:31

The Spurs playmaker said: "There are always a lot of rumours". However, that situation could change very quickly and if Spurs aren't able to get to the top sooner rather than later, then key players could start to question their future.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:29

He missed the 2015 season as well, and in November of that year was advised by doctors that it would be unwise to continue his National Football League career. Last year, however, he returned to catch 86 passes, most by a tight end in franchise history. In July 2013 he suffered a dislocated and fractured hip during training camp.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:17

Buffalo has an airport, and as of writing this post you can find multiple nonstop flights from Chicago to Buffalo for just $280 in economy seating and $380 if Wright wanted to splurge for first class. It is unclear if Wright's flight from Chicago was canceled. That personal story, the agent said, was part of the reason Wright tipped the driver as much as he did.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:13

Nonetheless, Durant provides the X-Factor that may not allow the defending champions to bounce back. When J.R. Smith plays in a basketball game, J.R. "His defense was incredible, and we needed it". The energetic Thompson was a revelation for Cleveland in its comeback last season against Golden State, averaging a double-double, including a massive 3.9 offensive rebounds per game.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:09

Colombia's Falco Garcia, center, is congratulated by teammates James Rodriguez , right, and Carlos Sanchez, left, after scoring a goal against Spain during the global friendly soccer match between Spain and Colombia at the Estadio Nueva Condomina in Murcia, Spain , Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:07

After years of searching for a productive shortstop since the departure of Alex Rodriguez, the Mariners have found one in Jean Segura and they are working to keep him. Segura was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Friday after he sustained a high right ankle sprain on a slide into second base in Thursday's game against the Colorado Rockies .

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:57

The 26-year-old France forward had been heavily linked with a potential world-record transfer to Manchester United , but any such move is off after the Court of Arbitration for Sport earlier this week upheld a ban on the club registering new players in this transfer window.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:58

United manager Jose Mourinho has always insisted that he was keen to keep De Gea at Old Trafford, even though he dropped him from his team in the final weeks of the season as he selected Sergio Romero for matches that included the Europa League final.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:56

Asked if the win signalled the end of the Maroons' dominance and the dawn of a new era, Daley said: "Not really". Manly will wait until Saturday before they know whether Nate Myles will recover from an elbow injury to face Canberra, while both Jake Trbojevic and the Raiders' Josh Papalii are certain to play on Sunday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:58

While nerves played a part as both women sought their best performance at a grand slam the big serve and powerful forehand of Garcia ultimately proved too much for Cornet to handle. "The last couple of tournaments I have had some great tournaments and it was unfortunate to finish Roland Garros in this way", Djokovic told reporters after his quarterfinal defeat by Austrian Dominic Thiem.