Much like the Day Night Test in Australia where Pakistan nearly chased down a mammoth target batting fourth, Asad Shafiq featured in yet another heroic effort to give a glimpse of hope for his country to overhaul the total. Earlier in the first innings, Pakistan crumbled at 262, falling short of 220 runs to level 483, Sri Lanka's score while batting first. "Those were tough times for everyone but we learn a lot of things from that India series as a team and as individuals".
Marshall suffered an ankle sprain during Sunday's 27-22 defeat to the Chargers, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. That gave Los Angeles its first win against four losses, and dropped the Giants to 0-5. The Giants' playoff hopes were probably gone before kickoff, but any extended absence of Marshall and Shepard would put whatever little optimism remained concerning the season's remainder to rest.
Keuchel did not face the Red Sox this season, but was on a good roll to end the season and also should be fresh, having not pitched since September 26. Houston plated four runs in the frame to double its output, end the suspense, and seize control of the series . On Thursday, Altuve lit up the Red Sox with his bat, hitting three home runs in a single game.
He became the first Iowa State player since Dave McCurry in 1971 to get significant action playing both ways in a game, according to the Des Moines Register . The first- and second-place teams will meet on December 2 in Arlington, Tex. This is the seventh straight season Oklahoma has dropped a game they were a double-digit favorite.
But after seven games, the spiky Portuguese - who, despite winning three trophies last season, probably looks back and rues the mistakes made more than he relishes the success. Man City beat Chelsea on their home ground. United return from the global break with a trip to Anfield to take on their bitter rivals . But there is no getting away from the fact that they face a crucial run of fixtures after the worldwide break with games against three of last season's top four in the ...
The secessionist movement is deeply rooted in the region, but tensions came to a head when in 2010, Spain's Constitutional Court struck down some provisions of autonomy. Catalonia's government will hold a closed-door Cabinet meeting Monday to discuss the next steps in its plan to declare independence from Spain following a disputed referendum marred by violence.
If he can not go, 36-year-old Matt Cassel will be the starter . Carraway will go through waivers and will be added to the Titans' practice squad, as long as no one claims him. He also has played for Dallas. Before exiting Sunday's loss, the third-year quarterback blasted through Houston's defense for a 34-yard scoring run before punching in a 2-yard touchdown on the ground prior to halftime.
Manchester City held off Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 to win their second straight game to open Group F. Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. He wrote, "Bad news guys". The news poses huge problems for Guardiola, who is now without a dedicated left back. Mendy's injury is a major setback for City as it comes just before their trip to Chelsea on Saturday and the prospect of losing the 23-year old for the rest of the ...
I think they will be very motivated to play against us and have had the whole week to prepare for the game against Tottenham ", he said . The England worldwide has netted 11 goals in seven games this month, after a barren spell in August, and comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have continued to swirl around him.
Elgar and Markram were largely untroubled as they ticked off several milestones. None of the seamers looked threatening and Hasan ended up bowling 36 overs, including two with the second new ball, conceding 101 runs. He did smack him for six, with his favoured slog sweep, but Maharaj eventually had his man. Amla equalled Graeme Smith on 27 Test hundreds - the second-most for a South African batsman - and while Elgar was able to register his highest Test score, he was unable to add his name ...
Pochettino then claimed Dembele would not be able to take on the Terriers in Saturday's opening Premier League game at the John Smith's Stadium . It is a nice selection headache, although Serge Aurier is suspended, while Mousa Dembele, Danny Rose , Victor Wanyama and Erik Lamela remain out, yet Pochettino will expect his team to get another victory.
The game will be a special occasion for Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti, who is back at the Parc des Princes for the first time since leaving PSG in 2013 after leading them to the Ligue 1 title. Monday reports told that after the incident between Neymar and Cavani PSG chiefs tried to pay off Edinson with €1m. Bayern's front line is also tasty though, and expect most of the goal threat to come from Robert Lewandowski who has seven league goals so far this season - none of ...
Sources in March claimed a training ground row erupted over Sanchez's attitude which led to Wenger deciding to put the 28 year-old on the substitutes' bench for the following game at Anfield. Arsene Wenger's side are heading into this match on the back of a three very good results - 3-1 against FC Koln, 0-0 away to Stamford Bridge, and 1-0 at home to Doncaster.
The result leaves Madrid fourth in the Liga table, although Valencia, Levante, Real Sociedad and Real Betis could all leapfrog Los Blancos with a win. Ronaldo then met a near-post Isco corner on the half-hour mark, but the number seven's effort was too high as it remained 1-0 to the visitors following a first 30 minutes that struggled to produce opportunities.
Wood cost a Burnley club record £15million, while Taylor's fee will be decided by a tribunal as his contract expired. Leeds' Hadi Sacko scored the opener in the 80th minute, before Chris Wood equalised with an 89th-minute penalty, taking the game to extra time.
Irving was also asked why he didn't communicate his intentions with LeBron James . Irving replied: "Honestly, Stephen A., I didn't hear anything that was reality-based in all of that". He said he "absolutely" believes he can win without James and that he feels fortunate that he landed with the Celtics after "I really took a leap of faith with myself" with the trade request.
FW Mohamed Salah , 7 - Very lively in the first half and had several efforts on goal, the best of which resulted in the equaliser. The Premier League match between Liverpool and Burnley will be available on NBC Sports Gold, which requires a subscription.
It was the first time Australia had won the Hopman Cup since 1999. The Aussie duo took the battle to Belgian pair Ruben Bemelmans and Arthur De Greef to secure a crushing 6-3 6-4 6-0 win in quick time. Despite his strong form on the world stage, Peers was overlooked by a succession of Davis Cup captains until Hewitt took over and gave him his debut against the United States of America previous year.
The 3-4-3 formation is working wonders for Mauricio Pochettino and he's expected to field a very familiar looking Spurs side that is intent on winning the elusive Premier League title this season. Tottenham should have had a penalty late on in the second half, when Aurier was tripped by Jordan Ayew . Pochettino, however, remains adamant that Wembley is not the problem.
We all know José Mourinho's tendencies of getting ultra-defensive when the big games approach, and at this early stage of the season, the Portuguese tactician has not yet had the urgent need for this tactical switch. "Yes, it's different in possession now for us if you have a target man up front". Everton are coming off three straight losses across all competitions, and have not scored a single goal during that streak.