Sports Round Up
First T-20: Pakistan to face West Indies at Bridgetown tonight
The first T-20 of four-match series between Pakistan and West Indies will be played at Bridgetown today. The match will start at 2130 hours Pakistan Standard Time. The T-20 series will be followed by three ODIs and as many Tests.
Sarfraz Ahmed will lead ODI and T-20 team while Misbah ul Haq will lead the Test team during the tour.
4th Test India v Australia at Dharamsala: India trail by 52 runs with 4 wickets remaining in the 1st innings
Australia 300. India 248/6 (91.0 ov). Lyon leads Australia's comeback on see-saw day.
Third Test New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton: New Zealand trail by 247 runs with 10 wickets remaining in the 1st innings
NZ openers solid after South Africa 314. South Africa 314. New Zealand 67/0 (25.3 ov).
Roger Federer beats Frances Tiafoe on return to Miami Open
Roger Federer beat American teenager Frances Tiafoe in his first match at the Miami Open for three years. The Swiss, 35, defeated the 19-year-old qualifier 7-6 (7-2) 6-3 to take his 2017 record to 14 wins and one loss.
Federer, who won has won the Australian Open and Indian Wells titles this year, missed Miami through illness in 2016. Top seed Stan Wawrinka beat Horacio Zeballos 6-3 6-4, while women's fifth seed Agnieszka Radwanska was thrashed 6-0 6-3 by Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.
Netherlands in danger of missing out on qualification
The Netherlands’ hopes of reaching the World Cup finals suffered a major setback on Saturday when the three-time runners-up slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria. The loss left the Dutch six points behind Group A leaders France, who beat Luxembourg 3-1, and down in fourth spot, three back from Sweden and two off Bulgaria with just the group winners guaranteed a place in the 2018 finals in Russia.