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Pakistan win Champions Trophy in style – report & highlights

Pakistan win Champions Trophy in style – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device Champions Trophy final, The OvalPakistan 338-4 (50 overs): Fakhar 114, Azhar 59, Hafeez 57*India 158 all out (30.3 overs): Pandya 76, Amir 3-16, Hasan 3-19Pakistan won by 180 runsScorecardPakistan produced an incredible display to thrash fierce rivals India and win the Champions Trophy at The Oval. Fakhar Zaman hit a spectacular century to propel Pakistan to 338-4 in the scorching south London sunshine. Mohammad Amir then tore through the India top order to help reduce the defending champions to 54-5. India eventually limped to 158, Pakistan winning by 180 runs to take their first global 50-over title since 1992. Watch extended highlights on BBC Two at 23:15 BST (23:45 in Wales and 00:10 in ...
British and Irish Lions 2017: Warren Gatland's late call-ups make bench for Chiefs

British and Irish Lions 2017: Warren Gatland's late call-ups make bench for Chiefs

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Media playback is not supported on this device Chiefs v British and Irish LionsVenue: FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton Date: Tuesday, 20 June Kick-off: 08:35 BSTCoverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and appThe six controversial British and Irish Lions call-ups are all named among the replacements for Tuesday's match against the Chiefs in Waikato.Allan Dell, Kristian Dacey, Tomas Francis, Cory Hill, Gareth Davies and Finn Russell were all drafted in by Warren Gatland over the weekend. Ireland hooker Rory Best captains the side."We are five games into the tour and there is still a lot to play for," said the Lions coach.Iain Henderson, Greig Laidlaw, Dan Biggar and Elliot Daly start having come off the bench in Saturday's 32-...
England complete 2-0 series win in Argentina – report & highlights

England complete 2-0 series win in Argentina – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device Second Test: Argentina v EnglandArgentina (13) 25Tries: Tuculet, Matera, Boffelli Cons: Sanchez 2 Pens: Sanchez 2England (18) 35Tries: Ewels, Francis, Care, Collier Cons: Ford 3 Pens: Ford 2 Drop-goal: FordEngland wrapped up a 2-0 series win against Argentina with victory in another hugely entertaining Test.England scored tries at either end of the first half, through Charlie Ewels and Piers Francis, with Joaquin Tuculet's reply helping make it 18-13 to the visitors at the break.Tries from Pablo Matera and Emiliano Boffelli, with Danny Care scoring for England, left it at 25-25.But Will Collier's try and George Ford's drop-goal saw England home.Like last weekend's first Test, it was another ...
Lions seal convincing win over Maori All Blacks in wet conditions

Lions seal convincing win over Maori All Blacks in wet conditions

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Maori All Blacks v British and Irish LionsMaori All Blacks (10) 10Tries: Messam Cons: McKenzie Pens: McKenzieBritish and Irish Lions (15) 32Tries: Penalty try, Itoje Cons: Halfpenny Pens: Halfpenny 6The British and Irish Lions gained a confidence-boosting win as their power told against the Maori All Blacks in wet conditions at Rotorua International Stadium.Leigh Halfpenny kicked them into a half-time lead with Liam Messam scoring for the hosts.The Lions' forwards dominated the second half and scored with a penalty try from the scrum.Maro Itoje then drove over four minutes later as they eased to comfortable win.Relive the Lions' victory in RotoruaWarren Gatland's side came into the game with two wins from four games, following Wednesday's 23-22 defeat by the Highlanders.That made this a mu...
England to play with video assistant referee for the first time in Tuesday's match v France

England to play with video assistant referee for the first time in Tuesday's match v France

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England will play with a video assistant referee for the first time in their friendly against France on Tuesday.The VAR experiment is being trialled by FIFA at selected matches and events, with wider implementation and a role in the 2018 World Cup to follow, but is not currently mandatory.Both associations have to agree to its use under current rules and the Football Association was happy to give its assent.Italian referee Davide Massa will be officiating the match, with two conventional assistant referees supplemented by compatriots Marco Guida and Massimiliano Irrati providing television support. They will be based in a video operation room which can be, but does not have to be, inside the stadium. They VARs will be on hand to review and advise on four distinct issues: goals where there