Sports Round Up
PAK-WEST INDIES LAST DAY 3RD TEST - WEST INDIES TO RESUME 2ND INNINGS AT OVERNIGHT SCORE OF 7/1
In the Dominica Test against Pakistan, West Indies will resume their second innings from overnight score of 7 for 1 on the fifth and final day on Sunday.
The scores so far:
Pakistan 376 and 174 for 8 (declared).
West Indies 247 and 7 for 1.
West Indies need another 297 runs with 9 wickets in hand to win the match.
Wasim Akram pins hopes on young players after Misbah-Younis retirement
Former Pakistan captain and legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram hoped that the younger members of the team would take up the roles of Misbahul Haq and Younis Khan fast, who are playing their last Test match against West Indies.
In a statement, Wasim Akram praised the services of Younis Khan for Pakistan cricket saying that My first partnership with Younis in his debut Test showed me that this guy has the x-factor required to succeed at this level
Misbah not offered match-referee’s post by PCB: Shaharyar
Repudiating reports that the Board has recommended Test captian Misbah-ul-Haq for the post of ICC match-referee, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that the Board has never made such offer to the outgoing Test captain.
CA threatens to not pay players in wages row
Cricket Australia (CA) has threatened its contracted players they will not be paid beyond June 30 unless they accept the governing body’s proposed overhaul of player remuneration.The escalating tension between CA and players reached new heights after chief executive James Sutherland told them in a blunt email to accept its offer.Fairfax Media reported that Sutherland sent the email on Friday to Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) chief Alistair Nicholson who then forwarded it to players around Australia.
Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final
Four-time champion Rafael Nadal ended a three-year, seven-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic to reach the final of the Madrid Open.The Spaniard, 30, won 6-2 6-4 to claim his first victory over the Serb since the 2014 French Open final.Nadal improved his record on clay this year to 14-0 and will face Austrian Dominic Thiem, who beat Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-4 6-4, in Sunday's final.Kristina Mladenovic plays Simona Halep in Saturday's women's final.
RUGBY- European Champions Cup: Saracens beat Clermont 28-17 to retain European title
Saracens became back-to-back champions of Europe as they beat Clermont Auvergne in a pulsating Champions Cup final at Murrayfield.Tries from Chris Ashton and George Kruis helped the English champions into a 12-0 lead, but Clermont hit back through Remi Lamerat's converted try.After Owen Farrell edged Sarries eight points clear, a dazzling Nick Abendanon try saw Clermont edge within a point.But Alex Goode's try and Farrell's boot ensured Saracens retained their crown.When they raced into that early 12-0 lead it looked as though Saracens, playing a pacy all-court game, were going to blow Clermont away.
FOOTBALL- Women’s Cup final: Carli Lloyd strikes as Manchester City beat Birmingham
World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd was among the scorers as Manchester City cruised past Birmingham to win the Women's FA Cup for the first time.Lucy Bronze headed the opener following a free-kick and crossed for Izzy Christiansen to crash home the second.Lloyd's header capped a fine 14-minute spell to make it 3-0 by the break.Charlie Wellings' goal gave Birmingham brief hope, but Jill Scott's fierce shot sealed City's victory in front of a competition-record crowd at Wembley.
Host: Changaiz Khan
Co-Host: Asad Chaudhry