Sports Round Up
High performance cricket camp commences at NCA
The ten-week National high performance cricket camp commences at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). According to PCB spokeswoman, the camp is organized keeping in view the future commitments of Pakistan cricket team. The players would be trained under the supervision of NCA Coaches. The players on the first two days of the camp would undergo one on one session with the NCA coaches. They will work on the data collection related to them. The players would undergo practice session from Wednesday, July 5.
ICC Women World Cup: India beat Pakistan by 95 runs in Derby
Pakistani spinner Nashra Sandhu bags 4 wickets as India set a target of 170 runs for Pakistan in the 11th Match of ICC Women's World Cup at Derby. In reply, Pakistan batting struggled chasing 170. Earlier, batting first after winning the toss, India Women scored 169 runs for the loss of nine Wickets in allotted 50 overs.
Muhammad Sajjad clinch 6-red snooker championship title in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
31-year old Sajjad defeated Hong Kong’s Lee Chun Wai 7-0 in the Final. Sajjad had qualified for the final after beating another Pakistani Player, Mohammad Bilal, 6-3 in the Semi-Finals. Interestingly, Bilal had defeated Indian Snooker Champion Pankaj Advani 6-2 in the quarterfinals and eliminated him from the competition. Pakistan sent four Snookers Players for the Tournament; Muhammad Sajjad, Mohammad Bilal, Asjad Iqbal and Babar Masih.
Joachim Low hails young guns after confederation cup triumph
Joachim Low has hailed Germany’s next generation of stars after beating Chile 1-0 in Sunday’s Confederations Cup final — but says the challenge is to defend the World Cup next year. Lars Stindl’s simple tap-in was enough to seal Germany’s victory in Sunday’s final in St Petersburg as the youthful world champions lifted the Confed Cup for the first time. Germany’s head coach cut a soggy figure at the post-match press conference when his players stormed the stage and showered him in beer.
Horn stuns Pacquiao to win WBO crown
Australia's Jeff Horn stunned Filipino Manny Pacquiao in a bloody Brisbane battle to claim the WBO World Welterweight title. Horn stormed to a unanimous 12-round decision in front of 50,000 fans at Lang Par. The unheralded 29-year-old improved his record to 17-0-1, was awarded the win over the eight-division World Champion by scores of 117-111, 115-113 and 115-113. Pacquiao was knocked off his stride by the aggression of the taller and heavier Australian in the early rounds.
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