Magical Can goal boosts Liverpool’s top-four push

Emre Can scored one of the goals of the season as Liverpool beat a poor Watford to capitalise on favourable results in the race for the Champions League. The Reds midfielder met Lucas Leiva’s delivery with a wonderful bicycle kick which flew into the top corner. Watford rarely threatened, but almost snatched a point when…

Pakistan nose ahead on attritional day

On a day when the fortunes of both sides oscillated to and fro, Azhar Ali’s sure-footed unbeaten 81 helped Pakistan to nose ahead at stumps on Day 2 of the second Test against West Indies in Barbados on Monday (May 1). The visitors were 172 for 3, still trailing by 140 runs when play was…

Ben Stokes slams ton to boost RPS’ playoff hopes

Ben Stokes slammed his first Indian Premier League century, scoring an unbeaten 103 off 63, to lead Rising Pune Supergiant to a come-from-behind five-wicket win over Gujarat Lions on Monday (May 1). Set to chase 162, the allrounder stayed unbeaten to push RPS over the line and boosted their chances of making it to the…

IPL 2017: Rohit Sharma stands tall to hand RCB another defeat

Rohit Sharma stood tall in a tricky chase and helped Mumbai Indians clinch a five-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday (May 1). RCB, with their eighth loss in 11 games, are all but out of the race to make it to the playoffs while Mumbai leapfrogged Kolkata Knight Riders…