T20 WC: Debutants Namibia extend impressive run with win over Scotland
Debutants Namibia got themselves out of a difficult situation in a low-scoring game to record a memorable 4-wicket win over Scotland in their opening Super 12 match in the ICC T20 World Cup. Namibia, who had beaten Ireland and Netherlands to qualify for the Super 12 stage, restricted Scotland to 109/8. Scotland, however made it extremely tough for Namibia on a slow pitch but the latter eventually crossed the finish line with 5 balls to spare.
French Open: Sindhu, Lakshya win, Saina retires midway on mixed day for India
PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen sailed into the second round but it was curtains for Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth on a mixed day for Indian shuttlers at the French Open Super 750 badminton tournament on Wednesday.
Hardik fit for New Zealand game, bowls in nets for the first time in months
Hardik Pandya on Wednesday bowled in the nets for the first time in months, raising the possibility of him returning to the side for the crucial T20 World Cup game against New Zealand as an all-rounder and giving India a much needed sixth bowling option.
Quinton de Kock's refusal to take a knee mystifies South Africa
Quinton de Kock's refusal to take the knee at the T20 World Cup, despite the potential cost to his career, divided opinion in South Africa on Wednesday and highlighted persistent concerns about racism in sport.
T20 WC: Clinical England thrash Bangladesh by 8 wickets
England raced to a second successive victory at the Twenty20 World Cup with an eight-wicket drubbing of Bangladesh on Wednesday in the two nations' first ever meeting in the format. Opening batsman Jason Roy smashed 61 off 38 balls as England romped to their victory target of 125 in 14.1 overs in the Super 12 clash in Abu Dhabi.