ICC Champions Trophy, 5th Match, Group A: Bangladesh Batting Underway Against Australia At Oval
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the Champions Trophy Group A clash at The Oval. Both teams made one change, with Australia spinner Adam Zampa coming in for John Hastings, while Bangladesh opted for Mehedi Hasan in place of Mosaddek Hossain.
Total insult to say we're playing even worse': Arthur hits back at critics after Pakistan defeat
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur conceded his team were woeful in Sunday's Champions Trophy defeat against India but said it was an "insult" to suggest that the squad had regressed under him. That's a total insult to say we're playing even worse," said the 49-year-old South African, who took on the role a little more than a year ago, after his team succumbed meekly at a packed Edgbaston ground. If you have a look at our records over the last year we've won two series. We've got ourselves from nine to number eight (in the ODI rankings) and our brand of cricket has changed.
Australia have no room for error, admits Smith
Steve Smith admits Australia have no margin for error as they look to kick start their Champions Trophy campaign against Bangladesh. Australia’s bid to open the Champions Trophy group stage with a win were thwarted by heavy rain against New Zealand on Friday. Smith’s side needed a revised target of 235 to win in 33 overs after Kane Williamson hit a century in New Zealand’s 291 all out.
Tennis: Nadal, Djokovic into quarters as champion Muguruza exits
Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and title-holder Novak Djokovic surged into the French Open quarter-finals for a record-equalling 11th time on Sunday, but reigning women s champion Garbine Muguruza crashed out in the last 16. Nadal continued his ruthless form at Roland Garros by dispatching Spanish 17th seed Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to match Roger Federer s mark of last-eight appearances in Paris. Nadal says I m happy because Roberto is a very good player. It s very important for me to be in the quarter-finals one more time.
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