But most of the fast bowling captains I've known have been pretty successful and I don't know why it is that more fast bowlers aren't given the opportunity to do it. The Ashes is a very important part of this year for the English cricket team and I'll have to focus on that closer to the time. I don't think that changes'.
With this, India have clinched the series 2-1 to claim the shimmering Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Australia won the first test in Pune by 333 runs, India won the second in Bengaluru by 75 runs, and the third test in Pune was drawn. "To challenge them so much, I am proud". Cowan was quoted as saying by Fox Sports, "I had a very sick Mum during one of those series and he said something that was inappropriate".
USA Hockey has reportedly offered a new agreement to the Women's National Team after the team threatened to boycott the world championships that begin on Friday . They have more medals to show for their efforts, even though women's hockey hasn't existed on the worldwide level almost as long as men's. Both sides chose to keep the financial terms private, USA Hockey announced.
I know it, it's there of course. "But nothing is finished". "It's important we had a good performance this afternoon but we need to fight until the end of the season for sure". The Scottish winger had the first opportunity of the game, heading straight at Eldin Jakupovic after 15 minutes. His target man Carroll was more clinical.
Gonzaga (37-1) will play the victor of North Carolina-Oregon on Monday night. Collins picked up the slack while Karnowski was out and again down the stretch after SC keyed on Williams-Goss, scoring inside, swatting away shots on defense. Its record in the NCAA Tournament entering this year's event was 4-9. ABOUT GONZAGA (36-1): Junior point guard Nigel-Williams Goss (16.7 average, 4.6 assists) has been a difference-maker and scored 23 points in the 83-59 rout of Xavier that catapulted ...
I'm going to serve big and play big. I do feel that I have improved. "How do I deserve this one?'" Federer said. I turned it around a little bit. "I had to be aggressive". "They are worth gold". Nishikori overcame Federico Delbonis 6-3 4-6 6-3, while Fognini brushed past Donald Young 6-0 6-4. Nadal beat France's Nicolas Mahut 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) in a tightly fought contest and will face American Jack Sock who comfortably beat his compatriot Jared Donaldson 6-2, 6-1.
Tellez, a 30th-round pick in 2013, has been described by manager John Gibbons as the closest prospect in the Jays' system to being big-league ready. "I was excited, I was smiling, that was pretty cool", Tellez said of his seventh-inning homer, the Jays' last spring run.
Five minutes before the break, Ross Barkley was arguably fortunate to escape a red card when he allowed the ball to run away from him and lunged in on Dejan Lovren . Even before Mane's opener, it was clear that any grand scheme conjured up by the Dutchman had backfired, with Liverpool's risky front three given free rein to run amok over Everton's overwhelmed midfield.
The BCCI on Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs 50 lakh each for the Indian cricket team, which defeated Australia 2-1 in a hard-fought and controversy-ridden Test series. They were meant to be light-hearted comments with the utmost respect to the Indian Premier League which I have thoroughly enjoyed through the years. They said it was going to be a 4-0 whitewash.
And though Ozil has scored five and assisted five goals in the league this season, the 28-year-old believes the finger is frequently being pointed at him when Arsenal struggle. "Not many sides have done that", the 42-year-old Campbell added. I think he needs to feel comfortable with the decision that he makes. However, this seems a realistic ask with there being a list of clubs lining up to try and sign the player, including Chelsea! "But if Arsenal think we are going to go away they are ...
Whilst Dier has played pretty much in every game for Tottenham this season, he has failed to replicate the form that catapulted him into the England team and the Euros in the summer. Then in the summer, we were looking for a midfielder and we had plenty of options [to buy one], but I made a decision to play Eric in midfield. "I created a system that he [Dier] felt comfortable in", Pochettino explained.
CT guard Gabby Williams wipes away tears as she talks with the media following the team's loss to Mississippi State in an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the women's Final Four, Friday, March 31, 2017, in. "There was no rhythm to our game". "You celebrate, you bring it down, you got one more". Neither one being able to get over the other with the third quarter ending up in 48-48 draw.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP ) - Their star guard was outstanding. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are headed to the national title game. This was a fantastic basketball game - it was close for a while, Gonzaga started to pull away, SC went on a 14-0 run in the second half to take the lead, the Bulldogs responded with a 7-0 run of their own to go back on top, and the Gamecocks were never able to get back on top.
There are the potential for more of these playoffs, which is why tee times began earlier on Friday than they did the first two days. But Kjeldsen duly shut the door on the Northern Irishman, beating Argentine Emiliano Grillo 4&3 on Thursday to improve to 2-0-0.
After Kerber served back-to-back double faults to lose the first set, she broke serve to start the second. In the final, the Danish No 12 seed will either Britain's Johanna Konta, seeded 10 or 11th seed Venus Williams of the USA. "She is such a world class act so I feel very privileged to have had a battle against her. She's on top of her game and she played well, so I had to find a way to play a little better", added the American.
The game concluded on the shot from William , which immortalizes her in this incredible moment. "I'm still in shock". But it won't be hard for me to get my team's attention. "My teammates are just so happy and proud of me". "She's right here with us", Staley said. Coach Vic Schaefer has led MSU to the title game. Mississippi State answered and was up 36-28 at the half.
And just like Williams-Goss and Collins laughed off their odd dance moves and continued on their way, Gonzaga was comfortable in its own skin long before it beat SC 77-73 on Saturday night to advance to the national championship game against North Carolina.
North Korea appears to be getting ready for another nuclear test, according to new satellite images that show a prolonged and heightened level of activity at its underground testing site. In a wide-ranging interview with four news agencies, Haley also talked about the new US priorities in Syria and American efforts "to create balance" at the United Nations on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
ET (live on NHL Network). If the US wins the Olympics or World Championship , players could earn between $70,000 and $100,000 annually. And now, according to The Washington Post , while the National Hockey League Players Association had previously issued a statement supporting the women, the U.S.
Dorsey, who as picked up the nickname "Mr. March" had another big game and was particularly a thorn in the side of Kansas by canning six 3-pointers, including two at the end of the first half that pushed OR out to an 11 point lead, 44-33. 1 seeds in the Bulldogs and Tar Heels, a No. 3 seed in the Ducks and the surprising 7-seed Gamecocks. The Jayhawks shot terribly; nothing would fall.
The Celtics had gotten toasted by Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Evan Fournier . Of Boston's five other games, three of those games will be against possible playoff teams (ATL, CHA, MIL). First, with a playoff spot secure, will be this group finally advancing out of the first round. They hope to accomplish a deep playoff run, but are still trying to determine exactly how.
He was also a seven-time All-Star player who averaged 19.6 points per game and is a two-time National Basketball Association scoring champion. "I did get emotional". "It's something I've always taken unbelievable pride in". Self's teams have won 13 straight conference championships, a feat matched only by UCLA teams of the 1960s and 1970s.
I can understand the fans that are unhappy with every defeat. Even though most people are picking up their pensions at 67 he has no intention of swapping his football boots for carpet slippers. "Both teams will attack - they go for it, we go for it, so it should be a promising game". The City boss has bemoaned his team's failure to take more of their chances throughout the current campaign.
It was a tight game, with Stoke giving a good account of themselves, but it was Chelsea's class that prevailed, and Conte responded to the late drama in kind. "In the past sometimes he has been given two yellow cards". "We didn't do that", Hughes protested, "more likely he targeted our players". Mark Hughes' men have also lost once out of their last twelve Premier League matches at home, so they go with confidence into the tie.
He will next face unseeded Argentine Federico Delbonis , who beat German Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 (5), 6-1. It has been very tough and long day for everyone I think. 5 seed assessed. Kuznetsova who won Key Biscayne in 2006 and was the runner-up past year. "It's related to the previous injury I sustained nearly four weeks ago.in Delray Beach", he told reporters.
Moazzam Begg, a former Guantanamo prisoner born and raised in Birmingham, said the details emerging of the attacker's life raised questions about where was radicalized. Thursday, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, claimed responsibility for the attack. He grew up in Tunbridge Wells, Sussex, where he was known as Adrian Elms before taking on his stepfather's surname of Ajao.
Johnson appeared set to cruise to victory when he stormed into a five-up lead after only eight holes in the final, but Rahm staged a dramatic fightback to take the power-hitting contest to the final hole of a long week at the Austin Country Club.
For Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, it was a happy anniversary. He needed - and got - a break with Bautista Agut serving for the first set, and with Federer serving at 4-5 in the second they played about a half-dozen back-and-forth shots at the net in a tete-a-tete that ended with Federer winning the point.
The 11th seed denied the 36-year-old Williams - a three-time champion starting almost two decades ago - the chance at a fifth final at what she calls her home event on Thursday. The 25-year-old's Belgian coach, Wim Fissette, previously worked with Halep and helped with Konta's strategy. I m sure it ll be a match where I ll be running for a lot of balls.
Not that Dempsey is about to take anything for granted, especially after being confronted with the possibility of retirement late past year. "His performance was exceptional". Get out in front and outwork the defense. Wearing red from head to toe, the US went ahead when Jozy Altidore poked the ball ahead to Pulisic. He had two goals in 12 appearances, becoming the youngest foreigner to score in the Bundesliga.
The scoreline suggests a straightforward victory for Konta , although she certainly did not have it all her own way. "I had belief I could turn it around, even then", he said. 11 (+3 than last week). Making British tennis history is just another day at the office for Johanna Konta. Just when it looked though that she was going to be in the driving seat to push this to three sets, she called the trainer for her foot, and given that movement is intrinsic to her game, it looked as though ...
The Everton manager cited the Bosnian after he remonstrated with officials for their failure to send Barkley off. Barkley was booked for the challenge but he was already treading a unsafe line by that point, having escaped censorship for previous tackles.
After Hamilton won the drivers' title in 2014 and 2015, retired German Nico Rosberg captured the 2016 championship to extend Mercedes' dominance over the sport. However, whilst Ferrari handled this well, Mercedes could not match the pace and Hamilton complained of worn out tyres early on in the race. "The way Sebastian held on to Lewis was simply surprising", Wolff said.
But it seems the titans of the tech industry disagree. Curbing emissions from coal-fired power plants was a pillar of America's commitment to cut carbon emissions by 26-28 percent by 2025. In a statement , Packard called the order "a setback in USA leadership on climate change , the greatest environmental challenge of our time". "If you take a look at where people are investing and you take a look at costs, you'll see that renewable energy is actually getting less expensive all ...
Thousands of people gathered in London today to pay tribute to the victims of last week's attack. The father-of-two was wearing a stab vest, issued as routine to Metropolitan Police officers, but it was not enough to save him and he died at the scene.
The exact same principle can be applied to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger , who now holds the club exactly where he wants it. Wenger's contract runs out in a matter of months and after 21 years with the club, it's anticipated that this could be his final campaign.
In this case, it's the financial double-dipping the Senate thinks can balance the budget. Comptroller Glenn Hegar has said lawmakers have 2.7 percent fewer general-purpose state tax dollars available to spend than they had last session. "The budget balances by cutting spending, prioritizing critical items and using a modest amount of [rainy day fund money], for the exact goal for which it is created", said Rep.
I completely went down physically and mentally, and also my tennis was completely out. I had no more gas". "For sure it's a disappointing match ". On his takeaway from Indian Wells and Miami , he added: "I think for sure it can be only positive".
Dembele cost Celtic a development fee of just £500,000 but his value has rocketed after a stunning debut season. "I think we should respect that because I think he has earned that with the amount of football he has played over his career and the way he has gone about his business".
Liverpool moved into third place in the Premier League as they comfortably beat neighbours Everton 3-1 in the Merseyside derby at Anfield - but were hit by an injury to Sadio Mane. Everton arrived at Anfield in seventh place and as the league's form team in 2017, but coach Ronald Koeman played a young lineup because of injury problems and it told.
I have had no distractions outside of camp and everything is good. Million Dollar Crolla has heeded the advice of trainer Joe Gallagher and locked himself away from friends and family to get in the best shape possible and the Manchester hero believes that will pay off tomorrow night.
Spieth didn't put much of a fight against Hideto Tanihara of Japan, making his debut in Match Play. His next drive only flew 280 yards but it was nearly as impressive - into a strong wind across, a lake, and by cutting the corner he was able to position his ball just off the green on a par four.
The deadlock was broken six minutes after the restart when James Milner scored from the penalty spot following Gael Clichy's clumsy challenge on Sadio Mane. With both teams in love with going forward and scoring goals and generally not anxious about the defending part of the game, plenty of goals were expected, and while the chances to out the ball into the back of the net came, came and came some more , the players had an off day as far as finding the target was concerned.
The striker offered an insight into the sacrifices and lifestyle choices that have led to his global renaissance at the age of 34. Sunderland striker Defoe ended a lengthy worldwide exile with his 20th goal for the Three Lions - four years on from his 19th - by slotting home Raheem Sterling's cutback in the 21st minute of a routine World Cup qualifying victory.
Arsenal are now seven points behind the fourth-ranked City and a win here will certainly boost their chances of finishing in the top four. Sanchez is yet to sign a new deal with the Gunners amid suggestions he had demanded a transfer following a heated row with Wenger earlier this season.
It took an incredible shot by Mississippi State's diminutive point guard to end the historic streak. Right after Morgan William hit the victor to end UConn's 111-game winning streak, the Bulldogs dogpiled at center court as if they had won the school's first title.
By my count, the Sporting KC midfielder is the sixth-best option at right-back for the Yanks behind DeAndre Yedlin, Eric Lichaj, Geoff Cameron, Fabian Johnson and Timmy Chandler. Thank you for your service JJ, but that will be all. Tuesday's game was typical conservative ArenaBall, projecting a workman-like if largely uninspired performance against an attacking team seeking to capitalize on its home field advantage and urged on by a ferocious crowd.
It is an absolute, huge start to the year for me. "I was trying, when he looked at me, not to give him the sad face", he said . I don't think I was in any finals except maybe Brisbane previous year. For the first time in 10 years Federer has managed to win both a Grand Slam and a Masters 1000 event before Roland Garros and he proved once again that age is not a factor when it comes to his brilliance, as no one could expect this after being sidelined for 6 months.
She won the first three games of the second set - with Pliskova giving her racket a toss afterward - and then controlled the rest of the match. Her semifinal opponent is Johanna Konta, who fought adversity and a quality opponent in Simona Halep to come through in a grueling battle which lasted two and a half hours.
Dustin Johnson's great season shows no signs of letting up after he wrapped up another victory in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. I'm driving the ball great, I'm wedging it well. Rahm then drove through the green at the par-four 18th, ending up over the back, from where, perhaps distracted by a loud sudden banging noise just as he started his swing, he misjudged his 80-foot chip shot and could only par, allowing Johnson to escape with the win.