Euro 2020: Germany bounce back with 4-2 win over Portugal
Three-time European champions Germany shrugged off their opening game loss and announced their arrival as serious contenders at Euro 2020 with an emphatic 4-2 win over highly-rated Portugal in their Group F match on Saturday.
WTC Final, Day 2: Virat Kohli strives to give India early advantage
Kohli led India's resolute batting effort against New Zealand in testing conditions before bad light brought an anti-climatic end to Day 2 of the WTC Final. Rohit Sharma (34) and Shubman Gill (28), opening for the first time in England, showed remarkable application against the moving ball to share a 62-run stand before Kohli (44*) came into his own with a steely knock to take India to 146/3 at stumps.
Verstappen pips Hamilton for French Grand Prix pole
Max Verstappen claimed pole on Saturday for the French Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes alongside the Red Bull driver on the front row to lay the foundations for another gripping instalment of this season's delicately-poised title battle.
CA says Indian women's Test vs Australia will be played on 'fresh' WACA pitch
Indian women team's Test against Australia later this year will be played on a fresh pitch, Cricket Australia said on Saturday, in stark contrast to ECB's decision to host Mithali Raj's side on a used track in the one-off match in Bristol.
MotoGP: Zarco snatches pole from Quartararo in Germany
Pramac Ducati's Johann Zarco ended fellow Frenchman Fabio Quartararo's dominant run of five consecutive poles to go fastest in qualifying at the German Grand Prix on Saturday. Yamaha's Quartararo set the early benchmark in the session before Zarco dug deep to post his fastest lap in one minute, 20.236 seconds.
Milkha Singh cremated with full state honours
Iconic sprinter Milkha Singh was on Saturday cremated with full state honours, marking the end of an era in which his pioneering accomplishments on the track galvanised a newly independent India. Milkha was (91) cremated in the presence of family and several dignitaries, including sports minister Kiren Rijiju. 'The Flying Sikh' died on Friday night due to Covid-19 complications.
Virat Kohli goes past Dhoni to lead India for record 61st time
As Virat Kohli walked out for a toss with New Zealand's Kane Williamson at the Ageas Bowl in the WTC final, he surpassed MS Dhoni's record of leading the Indian team in most Test matches. Kohli is also the longest-serving Test captain for any Asian country with Sri Lanka's Arjuna Ranatunga and Pakistan's Misbah-ul-Haq behind him as they captained their respective teams in 56 Tests each.