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How Punjab Gain Toss, Opt To Field Compared to Kolkata

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After Lynn's departure, KKR lost wickets in same over of 12th over that of Narine and Uthappa. Bowling was hard on the wicket and the hot weather added further misery to the bowlers. With a 4 p.m. kick-off, much of the match would have to be played in hot and humid conditions. Sunil Narine ( KKR ) - The West Indian bowler has picked up 13 wickets already this season, making him KKR's most successful bowler. Read More »

European round-up: Bale hits a brace

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Luka Modric's exquisite 13th-minute througball gave Bale the edge on the Celta defence to clip in a finish via the inside of the right post. Maxi Gomez was threatening for Celta, and the number seven was presented with a half-chance in the 16th minute following sloppy Real Madrid defending, but the centre-forward fired over the crossbar. Read More »

Classic Kohli-de Villiers partnership sees Royal Challengers Bangalore overpower Delhi Daredevils

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Now languishing at the bottom of the Indian Premier League (IPL ) table, both Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore ( RCB ) will try to better their score. Pant played a major role in boosting the run rate. Off-spinner Moeen Ali finally brought the rampage to an end when Pant attempted another big hit, only to be caught by de Villiers near the boundary rope wide of long-on. Read More »

Vasyl Lomachenko knocked out Linares and set a record

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Lomachenko will move up in weight to try to win a world title in his third weight class. The Venezuelan got to his feet, but referee Ricky Gonzalez waved it off at 2:08 of the 10th to give Lomachenko a victory by technical knockout. Linares came right at Lomachenko in the beginning of the tenth round but Lomachenko was able to slow him down with an accurate jab. To the surprise of many at ringside and a partisan crowd, the judges had it as an even fight when it ended. Read More »

Imam-ul-Haq ready for Test debut

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Both the Ireland and Afghanistan teams were elevated to Test status previous year, making them eligible for the five-day format. The Test is also set to be shown on networks in countries including the United States and Australia as part of Cricket Ireland's largest broadcast package deal. Read More »

UFC 224 Results: Amanda Nunes, Kelvin Gastelum Claim Victories

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Nunes remains a prohibitive favourite, and rightly so considering only once has she gone the full five rounds - against Valentina Shevchenko in September of a year ago. Lineker has been listed as a -255 favorite of Brian Kelleher at +215 and I think these odds are quite fair. Lineker has fought just once since, a unanimous decision win over Marlon Vera last October. Read More »

Manchester City break three Premier League records

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City marked Yaya Toure's final match at the Etihad Stadium here on Wednesday night with a comfortable victory over a Brighton side already assured of staying in the EPL for another season, reports EFE news agency. Having finally got their hands on the Premier League trophy for the third time in six years, something which the vast majority of us knew would happen since before Christmas, it has all been about breaking records. Read More »

Meek Mill recruits Cavs' LeBron James to Sixers

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Tatum told massive.com he was 9 or 10 at the time the photo was taken. "And then I guess five years ago I tweeted it trying to get a follow back". "It's just trying to save pockets of energy throughout, especially the second half, when I know it's going to be a possession game", James said. Read More »

Eden Hazard On Bench - Chelsea Team vs Huddersfield Town Confirmed

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Cavani's age is understood not to be an issue for the Blues who believe his height and strength make him a flawless fit for the Premier League, who is considered an upgrade on the struggling Morata - who has scored just 11 league goals since his club-record move from Real Madrid last summer. Read More »

Pentagon cites 'institutional failures' for deadly Niger assault

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Quickly after leaving Tongo Tongo, about 120 miles north of Niger's capital, they have been ambushed by Islamic State-linked militants. The investigation was led by U.S. La David Johnson - had been stripped of their equipment by enemy forces. "This report documents critical lessons learned for the continuing fight against violent extremist organizations around the world", White said in a statement. Read More »

Manchester United vs Watford: Why Micheal Carrick will start game - Mourinho

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They seem to be a lengthy good distance away from competing with Manchester City . "I can only think that if there is any relation it is a positive relation", Mourinho said. United are favourites to win, and they are available at their best odds of 2/5 at Bet365. West Ham United captain Mark Noble has confirmed he bears no grudge towards Paul Pogba after their on-pitch "fight", Mirror reports. Read More »

Ramos Misses Penalty As Sevilla Edge Out Ronaldo-less Madrid

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The former Sevilla man managed to miss a penalty, score an own goal, get himself book, and, ultimately, score a penalty in the space of about 35 minutes. "Above all the first half, the second half we had better movement". The likes of Gareth Bale , Luka Modric, Raphael Varane and Keylor Navas were all left out, as well as the injured Cristiano Ronaldo and Dani Carvajal. Read More »

Elina Svitolina loses to Suarez Navarro, Simona Halep advances — Madrid Open

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In the doubles pre-quarterfinals, India's Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France lost 4-6, 7-6 (4), [10-5] to Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus. "This was one of my best matches of the year", the sixth-seeded Pliskova said. Pliskova kept the pressure on, rewarded with a second break, although she was made to work for the set, failing to convert in two set points to break for it. Read More »

Process Stopped: Celtics Down Sixers to Set Up Showdown with Cavaliers

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The despite the disappointment of their playoff exit, the young 76ers were sounding a note of optimism after an overachieving season that included 52 regular-season wins and their first playoff series victory since 2012. "We know what type of shots we want them taking". And then it was the 50 wins. At the same time, LeBron James is still a threat anywhere he goes (we'll get to him in a moment), and the Toronto Raptors may tear everything down and start over. Read More »

Allardyce unsure about Rooney's future

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With Manchester United , Rooney was 2010 Footballer of the Year and won five Premier League titles. It is understood Rooney has been offered a contract until the end of the 2020 MLS season. He reacted angrily to being substituted against Liverpool in a 0-0 draw last month. Kenwright confirmed at Everton's end of season awards that Rooney had taken a sizeable pay cut to return to his boyhood club last summer, and described negotiations for that deal as his "greatest and shortest". Read More »

Arsene Wenger blames poor officiating for Leicester defeat

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Arsene Wenger felt his side were unlucky to be reduced to ten men and also questioned the penalty decision given against them but did praise the players' spirit after their 3-1 defeat to Leicester . If the same Arsenal that dismantled Burnley last weekend turn up in Yorkshire then it will be the ideal farewell to the boss. Wenger greeted the gesture with a wave to the Leicester fans and again showed his gratitude after the game. Read More »

David Price (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome) Could Make Next Start

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The idea that video game led to his carpal tunnel began gained traction after Price was scratched from his Wednesday night start against the New York Yankees . Price doesn't think playing video games contributed to that, but he said he'll give them a break so people stop talking about it. "I've always played it with my teammate, during the offseason, at the field, at the hotel", he said. Read More »

Rockets have last, best chance to put stop to Warriors dynasty

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The Golden State Warriors are fresh off a five-game series with the New Orleans Pelicans and are in their fourth straight conference finals. James Harden and Chris Paul have been the stars for the Rockets team that cruised past Utah Jazz in the playoff semi-finals, but Barkley believes the two could come up short when they come up against Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson . Read More »

West Brom's Moore wins manager of the month award

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Southampton celebrated a huge win on Tuesday night after seeing off unsafe Swansea City 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium to confirm West Brom's relegation on a day the Baggies manager Darren Moore bagged the Premier League manager of the month award . Read More »

Huddersfield survive after battling draw at Chelsea

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The Reds will take on holders and 12-time winners Real Madrid in Kiev at the end of the month and Henry, the head of Fenway Sports Group, is looking forward to attending the match in Ukraine. Although Hazard and Olivier Giroud were named on the bench, Conte denied he was prioritising next weekend's FA Cup final against Manchester United. Read More »

Players Championship Odds 2018: Vegas Projections for Top Players in Field

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This is one of the toughest golf tournaments to win, so hard that since its inception in 1974, nobody has ever won in consecutive years and only six players have won it a couple of times. "The venue is wonderful and the golf course is really nice". Winners over the years have ranged from favourites such as Woods, Phil Mickelson , Greg Norman, David Duval, South Korean Kim, New Zealander Craig Perks, South African Tim Clark and Canadian Stephen Ames. Read More »

Rockets vs. Warriors Average Ticket Price Highest Ever for a Conference Finals

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It's so hard to match the Warriors' firepower, but Mike D'Antoni's Rockets squad seems capable of doing so, and it certainly helps that they have home-court advantage. Now, after a grueling season, he can finally bask in his accomplishments. You can't take that away from them. For the caliber of talent he was blessed with, it's insane to me this is the first time in his career he's reached this level. Read More »

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna reportedly arrested for domestic assault

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Details surrounding the incident have not been released just yet. The Blue Jays had an off-day Monday and they'll begin a six-day homestand Tuesday night. In a statement to Sportsnet , MLB announced Osuna has been placed on administrative leave. Osuna already has 204 career saves and was an all-star for the first time last season. Read More »

Barcelona president reveals meeting Superstar Forward's agent

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We are talking with him to renew it. "We will try to reach an agreement because he has had a good season". You don't have to start speculation. "But we have to be very cautious about saying anything about a player that is not ours and making sure we respect our rivals", he added. Read More »

Chelsea vs Huddersfield Town 9 May 2018: EPL Soccer Preview and Predictions

We were clearly a far superior team in that FA Cup final, but just never got going and failed to take the chances we created, with my missed penalty a moment that still haunts me to this day as they ran out fortunate winners. We must be clever and try to win the game in the whole 90 minutes. Striker Alvaro Morata , who's match for the sport towards Huddersfield, is being seen as a participant who might comply with his supervisor out of the exit at Chelsea . Read More »

Mets trade former ace Harvey to Reds Mesoraco

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Harvey is obviously a mess, but the Reds have nothing to lose in trying to fix him, especially if since it helps them get rid of a catcher they don't need. The Mets lost starting catcher Travis d'Arnaud to season-ending Tommy John surgery last month, so Mesoraco gives them another option. He slumped to 4-10 the following season before having season-ending surgery to fix thoracic outlet syndrome and went just 5-7 with a 6.70 ERA last season. Read More »