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Boucher says South Africa unrest taking a toll of Proteas

DUBLIN: South Africa cricket coach Mark Boucher has said civil unrest at home allied to a prolonged spell in a bio-bubble are taking their toll on the Proteas squad in Ireland. South Africa were well-beaten by Ireland in a one-day international on Tuesday before squaring the series with victory on Friday. The matches took place…

LIVE: Charlo vs. Castano FITE TV Stream ⋆ Boxing News

Jermell Charlo and Brian Castaño battle for the undisputed 154-pound championship, which headlines action live on SHOWTIME Saturday, July 17, from AT&T Center in San Antonio in a Premier Boxing Champions event. Fans outside the US can watch the fight card LIVE on FITE TV: SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT…

Janneman Malan blasts South Africa to victory in third ODI

Opener Janneman Malan smashed the fourth highest score in South Africa’s one-day international history as his swashbuckling 177 not out helped steer the tourists to a series-levelling 70-run victory over Ireland at Malahide, Dublin on Friday. Malan put on 225 for the first wicket with the equally impressive Quinton de Kock (120 from 91 balls)…

1st ODI: Birthday boy Kishan dazzles on debut as India

COLOMBO: Ishan Kishan celebrated his 23rd birthday with a dazzling half-century on debut while Shikhar Dhawan, in his first match as captain, anchored India to a walk-in-the-park seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the opening ODI on Sunday. On a track that offered slow turn, the inexperienced Sri Lankan batters splurged like millionaires, throwing away…

Fury vs Wilder 3: Shelly Finkel says Deontay will be

It would be nine days away from the third fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. That’s if fate hadn’t intervened, and sent a reminder that things change, and but it’s always wise to keep in the back of your mind that the best laid plans can quickly fall off the tracks. Oct. 9 is…

CAB to launch biometric code after 65 players identified with

The Cricket Association of Bengal on Friday decided to introduce unique biometric code after 65 players from the state were identified with disputed documents. Of the 65 players identified, 45 players have been withheld from further participation till resolving of the disputes, the CAB said in a statement. “The matter has been referred to the…

Prithvi, Ishan finished the game in first 15 overs only:

COLOMBO: India captain Shikhar Dhawan on Sunday said he thoroughly enjoyed watching from the non-striker’s end his younger partners toying with the Sri Lankan bowlers in the first ODI here, saying they “finished the game” in the first 15 overs only. India mauled the hosts by seven wickets with plenty of overs to spare to…

Charles Conwell vs Mark DeLuca joins Paul-Woodley PPV on August

Showtime’s August 29th Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley PPV revealed its date, location, and part of the main card earlier this week, and now the rest is coming together. Jake Donovan reports that local favorite Charles Conwell’s clash with Mark DeLuca, previously slated to take place on Triller’s erstwhile Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos Jr.…

Pakistan rebound from ODI humiliation to win first T20

A lightning-fast opening stand of 150 in 15 overs between Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan set up Pakistan’s 31-run win over England in the first Twenty20 on Friday at Trent Bridge. Captain Azam hit 85 from 49 balls and Rizwan 63 from 41 in a Pakistan record total of 232-6. England lost four wickets in…

2nd T20I: Spinners shine as England beat Pakistan to level

LEEDS (United Kingdom): England’s stand-in skipper Jos Buttler top-scored with 59 before their spinners ripped through the Pakistan batting unit to seal a 45-run win in the second Twenty20 International and level the series at 1-1 on Sunday. Chasing 201 runs to win at Headingley, Pakistan’s openers made a bright start with the bat but…