• Images

    United brace for Liverpool crunch

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:48pm on January 13, 2017

    Manchester United have a golden opportunity to haul themselves into the Premier League title race at the expense of bitter rivals Liverpool this weekend, while leaders Chelsea will look to steady their nerves at Leicester...

  • Images

    Wade too good for Paks

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane | Updated at 10:46pm on January 13, 2017

    Matthew Wade hit a thrilling last-ball century to set up a 92-run victory for Australia over Pakistan in the first one-day international at the Gabba on Friday...

  • Images

    Real set record 40-game unbeaten run

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:44pm on January 13, 2017

    Karim Benzema struck deep into stoppage time as Real Madrid set a new Spanish record by extending their unbeaten run to 40 games in a thrilling 3-3 draw at Sevilla to progress to the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Thursday...

  • Images

    SL in familiar trouble

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 10:40pm on January 13, 2017

    Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada plunged Sri Lanka into familiar trouble when they both took two wickets on the second day of the third and final Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Friday...

  • Images

    Mushiq not seeing win yet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on January 13, 2017

    Bangladeshi cricketers are known for their colourful celebrations but one cannot really put Mushfiqur Rahim in the bracket of atypical Bangladeshi, who would do something very unusual to celebrate an innings...

  • Images

    ‘I thought his score was 214’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on January 13, 2017

    Sakib al Hasan was never known for his love for statistics, so on Friday when he smashed many records in Wellington it was obvious he would fail to acknowledge one or two...

  • Images

    Sakib credits luck for double hundred

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on January 13, 2017

    Sakib al Hasan said on Friday that he felt personally obliged to play a big innings after his recent erratic batting display helped Bangladesh little to overcome their woes on a difficult tour...

  • Images

    ‘I’ve conquered England in three months’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:45pm on January 12, 2017

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic has set his sights on leading Manchester United to the Premier League title after boasting he took just three months to establish himself as one of the best players in England...

  • Images

    Free-kick master Messi sends Barca into quarters

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 11:42pm on January 12, 2017

    Lionel Messi’s third goal from a free-kick in as many games this year secured Barcelona’s place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey as the holders beat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 to edge through 4-3 on aggregate on Wednesday...

  • Images

    Amla hits ton in 100th Test

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 11:41pm on January 12, 2017

    Hashim Amla made a century in his 100th Test match as he and JP Duminy put South Africa in command on the first day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday...