ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan beat South Africa by 19 runs (D/L method)
Pakistan beat South Africa by 19 runs under the Duckworth–Lewis (D/L) method in a rain-affected match of the ICC Champions Trophy at Birmingham. Batting first, South Africa scored 219 runs for the loss of eight wickets in allotted 50 overs. In reply, Pakistan scored 119 runs 3 in 27 overs when play was stopped due to rain.
India sets a target of 322 runs for Sri Lanka in ICC Champions Trophy match
Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to field against India in the do-or-die match of Group B at the Oval.
Bangladesh and New Zealand face-off in high-tension decider tomorrow
Bangladesh and New Zealand head into their final group match of this year's Champions Trophy desperate for victory but knowing even a win in Cardiff on Friday may not take either of them into the semi-finals. Both teams have a point apiece in the one-day international tournament after they were each well beaten by England, while their respective matches with Australia ended in rain-induced no results.
World men’s softball championship schedule announced
The World Baseball Softball Confederation has announced the pools and official tournament schedule of the 2017 WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship taking place in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada from July 7-16. The fifteenth edition of the men’s flagship softball event will showcase more than 80 games — 64 games taking place in the round robin over the first seven days, followed by three days of playoff action.
Need to focus on qualifying for WC: Tahir Zaman
Former Olympian Tahir Zaman wants Pakistan team to be fully focused on qualifying for the next year’s World Cup instead of particularly focusing on its clash against India on June 18 in the World Hockey League semifinal. Though Pakistan cricket team lost to India in the Champions Trophy clash, but both the traditional rivals will be seen in action on June 18 in the in Hockey World Cup qualifier in London.
Cristiano Ronaldo tops 'Forbes' list of richest athletes
Real Madrid star remained atop Forbes magazine´s list of 100 highest-paid athletes, with Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James moving up to second on a list heavy on NBA players. The 32-year-old Portugal forward is estimated to have earned a total of $93 million between his football salary of $58 million and $35 million in endorsement income. James, with estimated earnings of $86.2 million, was one of 32 NBA players who made the top 100 up from 18 last year.
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