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India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma’s 140 sets up victory for Virat Kohli’s side

India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma’s 140 sets up victory for Virat Kohli’s side

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Old TraffordIndia 336-5 (50 overs): Rohit 140, Kohli 77, Amir 3-47Pakistan 212-6 (40 overs): Fakhar 62, Babar 48, Shankar 2-22India won by 89 runs (DLS method)Scorecard; Table; ScheduleIndia continued their World Cup dominance over rivals Pakistan with a rain-affected 89-run victory as a highly anticipated match came to a strange end at Old Trafford.Pakistan, chasing 337, collapsed to 166-6 before a rain delay saw their target revised to another 136 runs required from 30 balls - a near-impossible task.India, who ...
Liverpool now equal with Manchester United as English football’s most decorated club after Champions League victory

Liverpool now equal with Manchester United as English football’s most decorated club after Champions League victory

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level pegging Liverpool and Man United are the two most successful teams in English football having racked up 42 major honours Liverpool are now equal with Manchester United as English football’s most decorated club following their Champions League triumph. Jurgen Klopp’s men were crowned champions of Europe for the sixth time after beating Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid. Getty Mohamed Salah opened the scoring with a two-minute penalty A penalty from Mohamed Salah and a late Divock Origi strike sealed a historic victory for the Reds and gave Klopp his first trophy with the Anfield club. The victory also bears significant consequences for English football too, as the Merseyside outfit now have equalled their bitter rivals
Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes’ ‘full day out’ lights up England victory over South Africa

Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes’ ‘full day out’ lights up England victory over South Africa

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Media playback is not supported on this device It was comfortable in the end.But, at times, England's 104-run victory over South Africa was a nervy and even slightly subdued way to open a World Cup.The hosts were not able to bat at their brutal best on a tricky pitch and the Proteas were in contention of chasing down 312. Enter England all-rounder Ben Stokes to light up a grey day at The Oval and ensure a memorable start to the tournament.Report: Stokes & Archer star as England win openerTMS podcast: Stokes stunner lights up The OvalThat incredible catchStokes has ...
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang insists Golden Boot race is ‘victory for Africa’ as Arsenal striker ends level with Liverpool stars Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang insists Golden Boot race is ‘victory for Africa’ as Arsenal striker ends level with Liverpool stars Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah

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top trio The three finished tied on 22 goals at the end of the season with both Aubameyang and Mane netting twice on the final day This season’s Golden Boot race was a good sign for African football, according to Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabon international netted twice on the final day of the season to end with 22 goals in his first full season with the Gunners. Getty Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with the Golden Boot Senegal star Sadio Mane also scored twice on the final day to end on 22 while Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, and Liverpool team-mate, was at the top of the list as well. Aubameyang told The Sun: “It means a lot. I am really happy and proud of it. “I am sharing this trophy with Mane and Salah – and I li
Venezuela crisis: Defiant Maduro claims victory over Guaidó ‘coup’

Venezuela crisis: Defiant Maduro claims victory over Guaidó ‘coup’

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro claimed to have defeated what he called a military coup attempt by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó.Dozens of National Guardsmen sided with the opposition in clashes on Tuesday that injured more than 100 people.But in a defiant TV address, President Maduro said Mr Guaidó had failed to turn the military against him.Mr Guaidó insists that Mr Maduro has lost control of the armed forces, and that a peaceful transition is at hand.The opposition leader appealed for his supporters to take to the streets of Venezuela again on Wednesday.Mr Guaidó has been recognised as interim leader of Venezuela by more than 50 countries, including the US, the UK and most in Latin Amer