Kyle Hope, Ambris earn maiden ODI call-ups

Kyle Hope and Sunil Ambris have earned call-ups to West Indies’ one-day international squad for the final three ODIs of their ongoing home series against India. The duo came in at the expense of Jonathan Carter and Kesrick Williams in Cricket West Indies’ 13-man squad named on Tuesday West Indies squad Jason Holder (capt), Sunil…

Lasith Malinga fined for outburst

Sri Lanka Cricket found Lasith Malinga to have breached his contract and fined him half of his match fee on Tuesday (June 26) after he criticised Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara. In response to the minister’s criticism that Sri Lanka’s bowlers were unfit, Malinga had lashed out at him and had called him a ‘monkey’. “I…

Dani Alves: Defender leaves Juventus after one season in Italy

Manchester City target Dani Alves has left Serie A champions Juventus after one season in Italy. The 34-year-old Brazilian right-back confirmed his departure via his Instagram account. “Today our professional relationship ends and I will carry with me all of those who with love and a true heart make Juve a great club,” he wrote.…

Serena Williams: John McEnroe proposes men v women contest

John McEnroe has proposed a men v women contest to prove his claim that Serena Williams would be ranked “700 in the world” on the men’s circuit. The seven-time Grand Slam champion said Williams was “the best female player ever” but against men it would be an “entirely different story”. Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam…