Sri Lanka have a fine lineage of spiky little wicketkeeper-batsmen and Niroshan Dickwella set off at a decent lick in their reply, walloping Wayne Parnell through cover and then punting Kagiso Rabada high over midwicket. As well as his four-for, Tahir accelerated Sri Lanka's demise on Saturday with a superb direct hit from mid-on to run out Suranga Lakmal at the striker's end - all the more impressive considering he is not known for his fielding aptitude.
This news follows reports that Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox has surpassed Ball in the eyes of multiple teams, and that Lonzo Ball must wow the Lakers to be their selection. "I think Ball is a terrific prospect and could have an outstanding National Basketball Association future", Colangelo said. "And yet, I don't think teams should bypass the player because they have those concerns", he said.
I feel lots of love for him". "Anyway, they are under contract for another season". He is however dedicated to Liverpool .so that deal may not be on the cards. Arsenal forward Yaya Sanogo has confirmed that he will leave Arsenal this month. Both Giroud and Welbeck have struggled to hold down first team places since their respective arrivals.
They, however, faced off in the shortest version of the game during last year's ICC World T20 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. India bowled out New Zealand on just 189 at the Kennington Oval, London and won the game by 45 runs (DLS method).
Still, Peter Burling , the New Zealand helmsman, was not exactly ecstatic with the achievement, saying it should be considered a given that teams would be able to do it. The runners-up from 2013, Emirates Team New Zealand, are second in the standings after clinching their sixth win on Thursday. "Just to inform you we are retiring from the race", a visibly irritated Ainslie could be heard telling the umpire.
But that wasn't enough. Smiling, cracking jokes and looking more comfortable than he has in recent weeks, Kerr declared himself ready to be back on the bench for Game 2 against the Cleveland Cavaliers . I wouldn't be in this if I was thinking just one game and then - no, I'm in it for the rest of the way, and that's the intention. Much more physical today than we were in Game 1.
However, none of the batsmen were really able to get to grips with the Indian bowling, especially the slow left-arm spin of Ravindra Jadeja in the middle of the innings. Here India scored 75 in those 15 overs. After Rohit reached his half century, Dhawan too changed gears as he smashed pacer Wahab Riaz for three successive fours before completing his half century.
The teams will play again at 1 p.m. Monday, with the victor advancing to a Super Regional. Rex and Rob Ryan are known as two of the more fiery coaches in a profession that is full of them. The Ryan brothers were fired by the Buffalo Bills in December. Quite afitting time to be involved in a fight while wearing a Bryce Harper jersey, as Rex is in the videos (and that's a Clemson shirt for Rob).
It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while a year ago, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy.
The 21-point comeback is the largest one surrendered by James in his playoff career. With one half of the 2017 NBA Finals having already been decided, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics will compete to complete the matchup.
The selection of Finn comes after he impressed on his audition for selection for the England Lions in the second one-day game against South Africa A on Saturday (3 June). He was ably supported by Alex Hales (95) and skipper Eoin Morgan (75 not out) as England showed why they are considered as one of the top contenders to win the title.
And each time, the less-accomplished player won. Ostapenko now faces former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki , who is a two-time major finalist. Mladenovic has to be confident after winning 49 percent of her return points and breaking the French Open favorite and defending champ six times.
Los Blancos president Florentino Perez told Cadena Ser radio that nobody could now doubt that Ronaldo was set to win a fifth career Ballon d'Or this year. Gareth Bale , like Modric a former Tottenham player, had been the focus of the build-up to the game but Modric proved crucial to Madrid's successful defence of the title.
While Cleveland searches for the right adjustments, Golden State's roster of perfectionists believes it can play far better still with KD and Steph leading the way, or any of the others who are capable of getting hot in a hurry. SERIES HISTORY: The teams split two games in the regular season, the Cavs with a 109-108 victory on Christmas Day in Cleveland, the Warriors a 126-91 win on January 16 in Oakland .
In reponse, Pakistan needed to get a revised 324 runs to win from 48 overs and they managed to get too 22 without loss before more rain came as the players were once again forced to leave the field much to the frustration of the fans. While he was pleased with the win, Kohli was not impressed with India's fielding. "In the field we were still 6 today". Rohit hit a six and a four to finally get moving but was run out soon after after looking out for a quick single.
The 4-1 win over Juventus allowed Madrid to become the first team to win back-to-back titles in the Champions League era. But I still have finished the season happy, it's a great finish with another trophy'. Nine of the 14 Real Madrid players who decimated Juventus were there when Zidane was an assistant to Carlo Ancelotti, who led Madrid to the 2014 décima - their 10th European Cup.
It was the 33rd La Liga crown in Real Madrid's history, ensuring that the capital club now have 10 more titles than eternal rivals Barcelona . Follow all Real Madrid's Liga celebrations live from the centre of Madrid . This year, one point will be enough for Madrid to win a first title in five years and Luis Enrique says that's because his side haven't been as consistently good as in previous campaigns.
You want to play Champions League football and I've had the chance to do it this season. CELTIC could lose star man Moussa Dembele to Italian giants AC Milan . Hayes featured for Martin O'Neill's side in Dublin last night as talks were underway about his future. The report also confirms that main striker Diego Costa is set to stay at Stamford Bridge but Conte is thought to be keen to add some more firepower to his squad - and Dembele fits the bill.
Their leader and reigning National Basketball Association coach of the year back on the bench after a six-week absence, Curry and Kevin Durant put the Warriors two victories from a title in the best-of-seven series . "They won their first two games like they're supposed to". Steals: 15 ( James 3, Shumpert 3, Irving 2, Love 2, T. Thompson 2, Dero.Williams, Jefferson, Korver).
We're hungry". "And you are talking two of the greatest players that we got in this world locked in the way they are, that's why we're up 2-0". But we've still got to play. THU, June 1 - Game 1: at Golden State, 9 p.m. That's why I said opportunistically. "I'm just going to go in there", he said. Klay Thompson's shooting numbers may not be up to his normal high standards but his returning head coach is seeing signs that they are on the way back.
La Liga expert Balague has rubbished talk of Real Madrid selling Bale in the summer. United have always been linked with a mega-money bid for the Welshman, with the latest reports suggesting that they have rekindled their interest due to missing out on Antoine Griezmann .
One of the most powerful moments was when the Parrs Wood High School Choir performed Grande's "My Everything" with the singer. "I don't want to feel or hear or see any fear in this building", US singer Pharrell Williams told the crowd as he led them in a rendition of his hit single "Happy".
Smith acknowledged his team now have no margin for error against Bangladesh and England if they are to advance to the knockout stages. With a minimum of 20 overs needing to be bowled to the side batting second, both captains expressed their frustration that the game could not be concluded though Steve Smith , Australia's captain, sounded the more relieved.
The Golden State Warriors put on a dominating performance in the Western Conference finals, sweeping the San Antonio Spurs 4-0. Steph Curry led the charge with 36 points and 6 assists while Kevin Durant dropped 29 and 12 boards for the Warriors, who hot 55.8 percent from the field and 35.9 percent from long distance.
Meanwhile, Czech Petra Kvitova advanced to French Open second round, winning her first match against American player Julia Boserups in her comeback match after a left-hand surgery. Makarova then raced to a 3-0 lead in the second set. But that was about it. Playing only her second competitive match since the December knife attack, the 27-year-old battled back from 3-1 down in the second set only to lose the tie-break by coughing up a double fault.
Andy remained focused and he broke again in game 11 to take another lead and this time he was efficient on own serve, sealing the set with a good hold in game 12 for a huge 7-6 7-5 advantage. The Swiss saved four set points as Fognini twice served for the opening set, with the volatile 28th seed then capitulating and Wawrinka powering to a 7-6 (7/2), 6-0, 6-2 victory.
He's didn't have this evening that we've seen from him throughout the playoffs. "We just need to execute them", Love said. "We just play physical", Cavaliers guard J.R. Additionally, when the Warriors get to 100 points, they usually beat the Cavs. The series outlook was worse last season, and if we've learned anything, it's that you can't count LeBron out until the other team is hoisting the Larry O'Brien trophy.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain started at LWB position with Hector Bellerin starting at the opposite; while Nacho Monreal completed the back three. He said: "I don't know my friend, finished now, so happy for the win and the FA Cup , happy for the players, now I dont know".
The 30-year-old was restricted to a mainly substitute role last term as Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger opted to utilise Alexis Sanchez as the team's main striker up front. The Frenchman now has two years left on his Arsenal contract and is expected to remain in North London beyond the summer. The striker continues to hit the goal trail for France, however, and netted his first worldwide hat-trick in Friday's 5-0 win over Paraguay.
Dufner had a two-shot lead with one hole left, but play was halted moments after his drive at the par four 18th settled into thick rough at Muirfield Village. "He's one of the best guys I know out here". Dufner dropped down to a three-way tie for third after a poor round of 77 which six bogeys and a double bogey on the 11th hole, which undid the good work of birdies on the seventh, 15th and 17th.
We have just played a very good series in the West Indies, where the players performed very well. "A lot of players from other countries have echoed the same feeling about how much talent India is throwing up from IPL and it will continue to happen".
LeBron James , meanwhile, is trying to win a road game for the 30th consecutive series , spanning his time with Cleveland, Miami and Cleveland again. In the 2016 Finals against the Cavs, Curry shot just 40.3 percent from the field, while going 6-for-19 from the field and just 4-for-14 from beyond the arc in a Game 7 loss.
Last time out, Pakistan triumphed in an all-format series win over West Indies as well as upsetting the odds in England a year ago to draw a competitive Test series 2-2. "My issue is them getting out there and really looking to take the game on and just believing in themselves and believing that they can take the game on".
While James has thrived so far and had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists to tie Magic Johnson's record with his eighth career Finals triple-double Sunday, he hasn't gotten almost enough help. "All in all he just played with confidence". Whatever hole Klay Thompson crawled out of, it was quickly filled by Kyrie Irving. They scored 132 points, making better than 51 percent of their shots, hitting 18 threes and climbing within two games of history.
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the UEFA Champions League Final between Juventus and Real Madrid at National Stadium of Wales on June 3, 2017 in Cardiff , Wales. "This team believed from the start, and after a lot of hard work we reaped the benefits", Ramos told the crowd while wearing a fake crown on his head and a Spanish flag draped around his shoulders.
She says with the Warriors just three wins away from their second National Basketball Association title in three years, head coach Steve Kerr was again on the floor at practice. James had 10 first-half assists , the most in any playoff half of his career, while Curry had 15 points as Golden State took a 40-34 lead in the highest-scoring NBA Finals first quarter in 50 years and the second-highest ever.
It was the third Champions League final Ronaldo has scored in, while Zinedine Zidane - a former Juve player - became the first manager to retain the European title since Arrigo Sacchi accomplished the feat with AC Milan in 1989 and 1990.
Crowds of around 20,000 Juventus fans had gathered in what was the designated viewing area to watch the recently concluded final of the UEFA Champions League between Juventus, a club based in Turin , and Spanish club Real Madrid . Other reports said that someone had yelled "bomb" as a joke. About seven people were seriously hurt, including a seven-year-old boy who was trampled.
It makes one ask the question how dominant will James have to be when the Series goes back to Cleveland to even extend this one to five games the way Durant and Curry are playing. Two teams that believe they can improve on their opening performance hook up against Sunday in Game 2 of the NBA Finals . "When you got great teammates like I do, who allow me to play with my emotions and allow me to be emotional when I'm talking to them, to use my emotions to the better of us, it's easy".
Thousands of delirious Real Madrid fans poured onto the streets of the Spanish capital to catch a glimpse of Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates on Sunday as they paraded the Champions League trophy for a record 12th time. "Nights like this is why you're a footballer and why I joined Real Madrid " Bale told WalesOnline . "I prepared myself well for the final part of the season and I scored some important goals".
Several thousand fans stuck through the rain and erupted as Jared Gates blasted his fifth home run of the season over the right field wall, giving Arkansas an 11-8 lead. He blew a third strike past Bonfield for the first out, then induced the game-clinching 4-6-3 double play to finish it off. Missouri State scored two unearned runs in the sixth to lead 5-3.
A gearbox failure for Renault's Nico Hulkenberg before Sergio Perez pitted for a new front wing promoted him to 10th, but the triple world champion, complaining of poor grip, was already 35 seconds behind race leader Raikkonen by the end of lap 24.
Australia were 53-3 after nine overs, chasing a revised target of 235 from 33 overs, when rain intervened. Despite managing to bowl New Zealand out for 291 runs after 46 overs, Australian captain Steve Smith was far from happy with his nation's bowling performance.
Ryu continued a disappointing record at the Shoprite Classic by missing the cut and so the door was left open for Jutanugarn to take over from New Zealand's Lydia Ko who, after holding the top position for 84 weeks, has slipped to number two.
Doesn't matter. The Warriors lead Cleveland 40-34 after the first quarter. And tonight he shot 14 free throws, so that's huge for us. The contrast between the way these teams have scored in these two games has been just as striking as the 22-point and 19-point differentials.
Southampton star Virgil van Dijk is set on a move to Manchester City after snubbing both Chelsea and Liverpool , according to reports. The Reds are among three clubs, alongside City and Chelsea , who have targeted a summer swoop for the towering Southampton defender, with a fee of around £50million being mooted.
Williamson's ninth one-day global ton was a typically assured knock, featuring eight fours and three sixes before he was run out in the 40th over. Apart from him, Luke Ronchi and Ross Taylor scored 65 and 46 runs respectively. This was Mitchell Starc's first match since the second Test against India in March and Smith hoped that he would come good in their second ODI against Bangladesh .
They will appear in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year and will face the victor of the ongoing Eastern Conference Finals showdown between the Boston Celtics and the defending NBA champions Cleveland Cavaliers . Ginobili responded by accounting for 13 of the Spurs' first 15 points and finished with 24 points and 10 assists. "I don't care who we play, but my preference is Cleveland", he said via Marc J.
After India made 319 for three in 48 overs, the third rain stoppage of the match left Pakistan with a revised target of 289 in 41 overs when play resumed in bright sunshine. While bowling , it didn't prove too hard for the Indians, as Pakistan hardly showed any resistance. But Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed took a risk by deciding to field first after winning the toss.
Love gave the Cavs a needed second offensive threat with 27 points but against a team filled with a pair of former MVPs in Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, two other 2017 All-Stars in Draymond Green and Klay Thompson and several role players who have made key contributions, it wasn't been almost enough.