LONDON: Joe Root made an unbeaten hundred as tournament hosts England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening match of the 2017 Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday England, set 306 for victory, finished on 308 for two with…
LONDON: England captain Alastair Cook broke India great Sunil Gavaskar's record of 9,607 for the most runs as a Test opener while making 81 against Pakistan at Lord's on Friday.
TAUNTON: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to bat against Somerset at Taunton in his country's first first-class match on English soil since their controversial 'spot-fixing' tour of 2010.
SAO PAULO: Brazil's 3-1 win over Croatia in the World Cup opener on Thursday generated 58 million posts on Facebook, almost five times more than this year's Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood, the social media company said on Friday. The…