Suarez double put Barca in Copa del Ray Final

Luis Suarez scored twice as Barcelona won at Real Madrid in a smash-and-grab El Clasico to reach a sixth consecutive Copa del Rey final. Real dominated with 14 shots to Barca’s four but the visitors were clinical when it mattered. Suarez smashed home Ousmane Dembele’s cross before Raphael Varane’s own goal put Barca in control.…

Pat Cummins, Jason Holder achieve career-best Test rankings

Fast bowlers have taken giant strides in the recent Test rankings, with Australia’s Pat Cummins and West Indies captain Jason Holder reaching their career-best rankings following their dominating performances in series wins against Sri Lanka and England respectively. While Cummins leapfrogged James Anderson to No. 2 after picking 14 wickets in two Tests against Sri Lanka, Holder’s five wickets…

Liverpool stutter in draw at West Ham

Feb 4 (Reuters) – WEST HAM UNITED 1 LIVERPOOL 1 Leaders Liverpool faltered in the Premier League title race for the second time in six days as they were held to a 1-1 draw at West Ham United on Monday. After being held at home by Leicester City last Wednesday, then seeing closest rivals Manchester…

Kraigg Brathwaite to captain hosts in place of Jason Holder

West Indies have confirmed Kraigg Brathwaite will captain the side in the absence of suspended Jason Holder during the third Test against England. Regular skipper Holder will serve a one-match ban for his side’s slow over-rate during their second-Test victory. Brathwaite captained West Indies in a series defeat in Bangladesh in November during Holder’s absence through injury. Bowler…