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by | July 12, 2018 | 22:27

The poor run led to the 27-year-old's omission in favour of returning all-rounder Ben Stokes , but the change did little to help England as the hosts fell to defeat at Bristol. "Yes he hasn't got any runs in the last couple of games and yes that does make you vulnerable in any side. He might not have the raw power of a Stokes or a (Jonny) Bairstow, but strong cricket shots, even in 20-over cricket will get you your reward".

by | July 12, 2018 | 22:16

Pakistan , who top the global rankings in Twenty20 cricket , won the game with four balls to spare to secure victory in the final of the series that also involved hosts Zimbabwe. Short was also dropped just after he had reached a 39-ball fifty, but he could not better his previous T20I high score of 76 and Pakistan's bowling at the death kept Australia in check.

by | July 12, 2018 | 22:12

The declaration was odd given the topic being discussed was whether the President would support a Hard Brexit for the UK. "The UK loves me, in fact my mother was from the UK, they love me there even if they are not treating us well with trades, but they will", he said.

by | July 12, 2018 | 22:02

The last time he was out of Wimbledon before the semis, was a shock second-round defeat against Sergiy Stakhovsky in 2013. Anderson will take on the victor of Milos Raonic and American John Isner . "Of course, it's important for me to be in these quarter-finals". The stage seemed set for another brisk three-setter and the crowd seemed reconciled to witnessing another Federer masterclass, a walk in the park rather than a closely run marathon.

by | July 12, 2018 | 21:56

The 23-time major victor can match the Australian legend's total of Slam titles on Saturday, though Williams already holds the record for most Open Era crowns won. The All England Club amended the rules and seeded her, instead of following the ranking list that doesn't take into account players' taking a break for maternity leave.

by | July 12, 2018 | 20:41

He said: "They were the better team, that's all that happened". But once you're here and played as well as we did, you want to take those opportunities in life. My players push me, they are mentally stronger than me. The England boss was also asked if the team's leading scorer Harry Kane had exhausted as the tournament progressed and was perhaps missing his cutting edge in the semifinals.

by | July 12, 2018 | 20:29

Mr. Trump may have ruffled feathers again when he said just before departing for Europe that the United Kingdom was in "turmoil", suggesting it was "up to the people" to decide if Prime Minister Theresa May remains in power after a few days that saw her authority challenged by the resignation of two prominent Cabinet ministers protesting her Brexit policy.

by | July 11, 2018 | 14:02

The Premier League are reported to have paid £26million to sign the 22-year-old, who appeared in all five of Uruguay's matches at the World Cup. Geundouzi, who will cost an initial fee of around £7million, had been attracting interest from the likes of PSG and Borussia Dortmund , but was reportedly convinced to join the north London club by new head coach Unai Emery .

by | July 11, 2018 | 13:55

Contesting just her fourth tournament following 16 months of maternity leave either side of the birth of daughter Alexis Olympia last September, Williams will play German 13th seed Julia Goerges in her 11th semi-final at The All England Club on Thursday.

by | July 11, 2018 | 11:10

Prior to signing with the Lakers , the 33-year-old's camp met with the Sixers' managing partner Josh Harris and coach and interim GM Brett Brown. Lakers coach Luke Walton reportedly was scheduled to meet Monday with James' former coach, Tyronn Lue, at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas to learn more about coaching the future Hall of Famer.

by | July 11, 2018 | 11:03

England and Croatia are set to play tomorrow. Southgate is well aware of the near-hysteria among England's support at home, and takes pride from the manner in which his team is unifying the country. It was like an early final. Luka Modric, Mario Mandzukic and Ivan Rakitic (295 global appearances between them) are all on the wrong side of 30 and could very well call full-time on their worldwide careers after the weekend concludes.

by | July 11, 2018 | 11:02

He also has a nice smile. "For Real Madrid , Cristiano Ronaldo will always be one of its great symbols and a unique reference for future generations". Manu de Juan of AS recently reported the former Lille man is on a shortlist of players who could replace Cristiano Ronaldo if he were to move to Juventus.

by | July 11, 2018 | 09:54

Leonard has been closely linked to the Lakers given his reported desire to play in Los Angeles, but the James signing has complicated that option for the Spurs, who are understandably hesitant to hand L.A. While those are the two players the Spurs would want from Philly, they are believed to be asking for three future first-round picks. "I never said that before because I was holding it until now".

by | July 11, 2018 | 08:17

Center back Samuel Umtiti put France on the board in the 51st minute with a header off of a corner, and the team managed to hold that narrow lead for the last 40 minutes and change. "FIFA's priority remains the health of everyone involved in the operation and we will look into finding a new opportunity to invite the boys to a Federation Internationale de Football Association event to share with them a moment of communion and celebration", a spokesman said.

by | July 11, 2018 | 06:40

Some of them felt that Fakhar Zaman deserved more praise or that the special mention for Rohit Sharma wasn't required. Hardik Pandya also played an end-of-innings cameo by hitting 33 off just 14 balls. Dhoni achieved this feat in his 93rd T20 global. "We had quite a lot of confidence in him, but it is very nice to get over the line". Ben Stokes returned to the side in place of Joe Root after missing the one-day series and the one-off T20 against Australia but managed just 14 with the ...

by | July 11, 2018 | 05:59

Renard Matthews , 18, was tragically killed after being shot in the head during a robbery in New Orleans , Louisiana back on June 25. Despite being from New Orleans , Matthews was apparently a huge fan of the Boston Celtics , and his favorite things to do were to play video games and eat junk food.

by | July 11, 2018 | 05:10

If Anthony does become a free agent, the Rockets won't be the only team interested in his services. Green, a native of Houston , signed a 10-day contract with the Rockets on December 28 and ended up staying for the season. Anthony, who turned 34 last month, is coming off a season in which he averaged a career-low 16.2 points and shot a career-worst 40.4 percent from the field.

by | July 11, 2018 | 04:38

Her dance of delight signalled the end of Giorgi's threat as Williams raced to the finish line. It was a fearless performance that offered Williams one of her toughest tests since returning. "It's pretty unreal for me", said Goerges, who reached her first major semifinal at a tournament where she exited in the first round each of the past five years.

by | July 11, 2018 | 04:40

Talks have been ongoing between Juventus , Madrid and Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes in the last few days. Former Manchester United star Patrice Evra has nudged Cristiano Ronaldo in the direction of joining Juventus over completing a potential move to Old Trafford.

by | July 11, 2018 | 04:03

It's what Croatia has done - or hasn't - in the four World Cups since that debut which has created the shadow this team plays under. Croatia are viewed as favourites to reach the last four for only the second time since their independence, nearly 20 years to the day that their esteemed class of 1998 took on France - the home side back then, too - for a place in the final.