ICC Champions Trophy Warm-up Matches,: India v New Zealand
New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat
Match is being Played at Kennington Oval, London (neutral venue)
Pakistan, Afghanistan to play bilateral matches, not to mix sports with politics
Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to play T-20 matches as part of their efforts to renew cricketing ties with each other. This was stated by Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shahryar Khan while addressing a joint press conference along with his Afghan counterpart.
More High Performance Cricket Centers in pipeline to groom talent
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) plans to establish High Performance Cricket Centres in other regions to facilitate players along with developing Fitness Centres. These Centres planned to be established at all grounds and venues where first class domestic matches are played to help enhance physical fitness of players. High Performance Centres have been established at Karachi and Multan and are operational.
FA Cup unlikely to have any bearing on future: Wenger
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he remained in the dark about his future after steering his side to a magnificent 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the FA Cup final.
Chelsea were chasing a Premier League and FA Cup Double, but instead the double was Arsenal’s: a record 13th FA Cup success and an unprecedented seventh triumph in the competition for Wenger. Wenger’s future, which has been up in the air for months, will be settled at a board meeting on Tuesday, but the 67-year-old said he could not say for certain whether or not the club’s decision-makers will back him.
Athletics: Mo Farah wins Diamond League 5,000m in Eugene, Oregon
Four time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah ran the fastest time of the year to win the 5,000m in the Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Oregon. The 34-year-old Briton led at the bell and kicked clear to win in 13 minutes 00.70 seconds. Ethiopian teenager Yomif Kejelcha was second in 13:01.21, with Kenyan Geoffrey Kamworor third in 13:01.35.
Athletes encounter visa issues for Eugene meet
Some 10 athletes, including 2015 world champion hurdler Sergey Shubenkov, encountered issues with obtaining visas to compete in the Prefontaine Classic track meet. The meet that started on Friday night is the only US stop for the international Diamond League series.
(Kane Williamson) New Zealand