Late Firmino strike gives Liverpool 3-2 win over PSG

Roberto Firmino’s injury-time winner gave Liverpool a dramatic victory over Paris St-Germain in their opening Champions League Group C game at Anfield. Firmino was only fit enough to be on the bench after suffering an eye injury in Liverpool’s victory at Tottenham on Saturday – but he emerged on 72 minutes to secure a win that manager…

Five CPL 2018 performers who could break into other T20 leagues

Fast bowlers with variations and six-hitters have always attracted attention in T20 cricket. ESPNcricinfo lists out five such CPL 2018 performers who could be in the lens of various other T20 leagues. Ali Khan (Trinbago Knight Riders) He was nicknamed ‘The yorker machine’ by his USA team-mates for his ability to consistently hit the blockhole at…

Lewis Hamilton takes surprise pole for Singapore Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton produced one of the best laps of his career to take a surprise pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix. Hamilton’s first lap in final qualifying, described by his race engineer as “epic”, was enough despite failing to improve on his second run. “That lap felt like magic,” the world champion…

La Liga: Barca win late; Real, Atletico held

Barcelona scored two goals in three second-half minutes to come from behind and beat Real Sociedad to maintain their 100% start to the La Liga season. The champions trailed after 12 minutes when they failed to clear a free-kick and Aritz Elustondo lashed in. But Luis Suarez scrambled the ball home in the 63rd minute…

Surrey crowned County Champions after 16 years

Worcestershire vs Surrey, Worcester Surrey won their 19th (one shared with Lancashire in 1950) County Championship title after beating Worcestershire by three wickets in Worcester, on Thursday (September 13). Rory Burns (66), the captain, and Mark Stoneman (59) compiled fifties as the Southeast County chased down the target of 272 runs. Surrey, who began the…

Tallawahs knocked out despite Phillips ton

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots kept their CPL 2018 campaign going as they trounced Jamaica Tallawahs in the Eliminator to seal a thrilling two-wicket win in Guyana on Wednesday (September 13). Glenn Phillips smashed a ton to help Tallawahs post 191 for 5 before Anton Devcich’s half-century and some nerveless batting from Ben Cutting saw the Patriots…