Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Dinesh Karthik looks to exploit England conditions

Courtesy to opening batsman Tamim Iqbal , Bangladesh have set a 309-run total for England in the opening game of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Kennington Oval, London. Eoin Morgan's men have won 27 of their 44 ODIs since, the best win-loss ratio among the Full Member sides, thumping their way to scores over 300 on 21 occasions, more than anyone else has managed.

Sport Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne out of England squad
Author: 0 Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne out of England squad

Gareth Southgate believes Kieran Trippier is one of the best crossers of the ball in the Premier League as the right-back prepares to make his England debut. We've been very clear. He's proud to play for England , he's a player who respects the decisions of coaches. He thinks deeply about the game. "What we've got is guys who are still hungry to succeed, they are not there in terms of the vast number of trophies that some of those other people had won, and that's where the personality ...

Sport Gareth Bale not 100pc fit for final
Author: 0 Gareth Bale not 100pc fit for final

It would be an fantastic feat for the former France great, who also helped Madrid win its first Spanish league title in five years, as well as the European Super Cup and the Club World Cup. "The final will be a very even game". I've experienced spectacular things with this club as a player, assistant coach and head coach. "But the most important thing is that we don't think too far ahead; we have a very hard and important game ahead of us and we have to do everything we can to win it".

Author: 0 Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals

James passed Jordan as the top playoff scorer in National Basketball Association history last week. For the first time in the league's 71 years of existence, two teams will meet in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive time. "When you lose to a team, you want to see that team again". "It feels a little surreal", Brown said. "At the end of the day, the goal is to win a championship, and whoever's in front of you, you have to beat".

Author: 0 Angels star Mike Trout jams left hand, leaves game at Miami

Fish starter Vance Worley gave up a pair of runs on two hit through five innings before Kyle Barracough and Brad Ziegler allowing a combined three runs to put the game out of reach. He then popped up and began shaking his hand and grimacing in pain. Trout scored when Luis Valbuena hit a high fly ball that fell for a double behind left fielder Marcell Ozuna , who appeared to shy away from contact with the wall.

Author: 0 Vettel leads Ferrari party as Raikkonen chafes

Vettel leapfrogged Raikkonen to claim his second Monaco Grand Prix victory and build a 25-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' championship. 'They've had the strongest vehicle all year, a little bit like our auto was last year. "We are racing, we get on well. We just need to make sure we are ahead of them so we are not in the same scenario as we are today", the Briton explained.

Sport Young drivers finish strong in star-studded Indy 500 field
Author: 0 Young drivers finish strong in star-studded Indy 500 field

We hope you will accept our profound apologies", the paper's statement added. Ever since Fernando Alonso announced that he would run the 2017 Indianapolis 500 , there have been some who frowned on his decision. Last year, it was with rookie Alexander Rossi . NEW YORK (AP) - There is no rest for Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato , and that's OK. This year marked Sato's first running in the IndyCar Series with his current team, Andretti Autosport .

Author: 0 Cooler heads prevail: A different Mr. Met back at ballpark

No. 5 seed OR defeated Oklahoma State 3-2 in the morning quarterfinals before downing No. 1 seed Vanderbilt 3-2 in the afternoon semifinals. “It is still sinking in.”. Oklahoma's Grant Hirschman halved his match with Ryan Gronlund. Raza proceeded to hit his tee shot on No. 16 into the bunker, putting the Ducks' backs up against the wall if they wanted any chance of continuing their quest for a second straight national title.

Author: 0 Celtics Eliminated From Playoffs Following Game 5 Loss to Cleveland

May 30: Cleveland Cavaliers at Boston Celtics , 10:30 A.M. The Cavs scored 13 points off C's turnovers in the second half, compared with just four points for Boston. "It feels good to play some inspired basketball", Love said. Bradley talked about the defeat in the postgame interview and stated, " This leaves a certain taste in our mouths, to get here and to not get to the championship ." .

Author: 0 Conte on FA Cup final: Moses was exhausted, he didn't dive intentionally

The main difference, of course, being that Ferguson was delivering Premier League titles until the very end of his tenure while Wenger has not topped the table in 13 years. The Arsenal board meets on Tuesday in the United Kingdom and the fans are likely to know one way or another whether the most successful manager in the club's history will stay put, work alongside a technical director or in fact become technical director himself to work alongside a replacement manager.

Sport Harry Kane on course for the Golden Boot
Author: 0 Harry Kane on course for the Golden Boot

Tottenham face Hull City away on the final day of the season, while Sanchez and Lukaku will come up against each other at the Emirates. Kane is odds on to finish as the Premier League's top scorer for the second successive season thanks to his lethal display at the King Power Stadium on Thursday.

Sport Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4
Author: 0 Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4

During the conversation Venus said, "She's going to call me 'favorite aunt, '" opening up the door to further speculation. He's known Harrison since he was 16 years old and his father once coached him. Kvitova threw her racket in frustration after she double-faulted on match point, but the players warmly embraced at the net. At 36-years-old, Williams is the oldest woman to reach the third round at the French Open since Billie Jean King did so in 1982.

Author: 0 Oracle Team USA frustrated by their performance

The crews are competing in state-of-the-art "foiling" 50-foot catamarans. While the American defenders spot in the final is guaranteed, there is still something at stake for skipper Jimmy Spithill and his team-mates on board 17. It slammed into SoftBank Team Japan during the prestart of the final race, was penalized and lost by 48 seconds. New Zealand finished the first round robin with four points, one behind two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA.

Sport Andy Murray made to work for French Open third-round berth
Author: 0 Andy Murray made to work for French Open third-round berth

Murray had two break points in the following game but netted what should have been a routine backhand victor on the first and was beaten by a Klizan forehand on the second. In another match, world number three Stan Wawrinka came out on top in his slugfest with Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov to win 6-4 7-6 (5) 7-5 on Thursday and move into the French Open third round.

Author: 0 Bernhard Langer wins Senior PGA for record 9th senior major

He routinely outdrove the 59-year-old Langer by 30 yards and got up-and-down for birdie on the par-5 18th to maintain his one-shot advantage. It was a very tight race all day long until we got to 16 and 17, and then I got my nose in front by two and never looked back.

Sport Tsonga dumped out of French Open by unheralded Olivo
Author: 0 Tsonga dumped out of French Open by unheralded Olivo

The victor of 23 Grand Slam singles titles is not playing for the rest of this season because she is pregnant. Olivo , however, converted his next chance with a forehand crosscourt victor. The number of registered players from the start of 2017 - 2,606, according to statistics provided by the ITF - is only fractionally less than that of another grand slam nation with a population about five times as big, the US.

Sport Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot
Author: 0 Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot

Arsenal salvaged some silverware from a traumatic season as they denied Chelsea the double with a 2-1 victory in an enthralling FA Cup final thanks to Aaron Ramsey's late victor on Saturday. "They scored and it made it very hard because we were exhausted, the pitch is big and they have good passers of the ball". There was better luck, too.

Sport Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game 1 of NBA Finals
Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game 1 of NBA Finals

But I spent some time walking around in the woods this weekend, and as the smell of damp soil filled my head, I couldn't help but start to feel more optimistic. Cleveland Cavaliers win title in six games? "First, it's the level of talent they have", said James, who then listed half of Golden State's roster.

Author: 0 Buster Posey explains why he stood back in Bryce Harper brawl

Translation: If you're going to hit me, just don't hit me in my face, please. "He's not a punching bag", Baker said. If you call semi-sanctioned fighting in a baseball game normal. Angels star Mike Trout might decide on whether he'll undergo surgery for a torn ligament in his left thumb. They've seen how long it took for other Giants players to reach Strickland, how the focus of the San Francisco players was not about widening the brawl and playing out other grievances; rather, a group of ...

Sport Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the NBA Finals
Author: 0 Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the NBA Finals

With all this said, James is still listed as the third favorite (+240) to win the finals MVP behind Durant (+200) and Stephen Curry (+210). I did everything possible to put myself in a position to feel at least as close to 80 percent, or as close to 90 percent as I could going into that game, knowing the possibility that I could further injure my knee.

Author: 0 Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match

Bowman recalled with a grin. However, the Warriors are never better than when Curry has it going. They want to win. It's really that simple. Those are some staggering odds, considering that Cleveland has the world's best player, in LeBron James .

Author: 0 Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

Golden State is -7 points for Thursday's Game 1 National Basketball Association match-up and they are listed at a surprising -260 to win the series . Pretty much everyone in National Basketball Association circles is upset that Durant is on Golden State. "I just have to internalize that for next time that situation comes about".

Sport The Lions Sing Fields Of Athenry Before New Zealand Departure
Author: 0 The Lions Sing Fields Of Athenry Before New Zealand Departure

The tourists of 1971 and 1974 developed their aura simply because they were such rare examples of success in countries where the southern pupils had long since been teaching lessons to their erstwhile northern masters. As was the case with the wingers, Hansen has no shortage of centre options at his disposal, most of whom are capable of playing at both No.12 and No.13.

Sport After one last rout, champion Cavaliers give Celtics credit
Author: 0 After one last rout, champion Cavaliers give Celtics credit

Bradley made the game winning-shot, a three-pointer that danced on the rim and dropped with less than a second left and Boston, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals, surprised the Cavaliers 111-108. Here's what we learned from Game 4. "He was just waiting for an opportunity to blossom". The Celtics are just 1-5 SU and ATS in their last six games as a home underdog, including an 0-2 SU and ATS record so far in this series.

Author: 0 Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012

Andy Murray (pic) celebrates winning his first round match against Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov . Nara needed three sets to overcome 15-year-old Amanda Anisimova, who was bidding to become the youngest victor of a main-draw match at Roland Garros since Alize Cornet in 2005.

Sport PK80 Brackets Revealed - MSU to face Georgetown in first round
Author: 0 PK80 Brackets Revealed - MSU to face Georgetown in first round

Sixteen teams will participate in this event, and they have been split up into two eight-team brackets. The Spartans would face either UConn or OR that day in either the winner's or loser's bracket. Michigan State last faced Georgetown on February 1, Madison Square Garden. The Ducks will play UConn at the Moda Center on Thursday, Nov.

Sport Kumble-Kohli rift may affect India campaign
Author: 0 Kumble-Kohli rift may affect India campaign

It is speculated that might not get an extension after the Champions Trophy since he has rubbed the BCCI the wrong way. "The bulk of them [injuries] are non-cricketing injuries", the official said. The BCCI have already invited candidates to apply for the head coach job and while Kumble will be considered for the position again , it seems that his chances of extending his tenure is becoming increasingly unlikely.