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Teams look to seize initiative in Cardiff - England v New Zealand

They will without doubt miss the services of Chris Woakes, who is out of the tournament with a calf strain and the bowling were put under pressure in the opening game where all their fast bowlers (except Woakes, who bowled just two overs) had an economy rate of over 5.50 with Jake Ball conceding 82 runs in the 10 overs.


Isner down one set in suspended French Open tennis match

Isner down one set in suspended French Open tennis match

Del Potro, playing Paris for the first time in five years due to wrist surgery recovery interruptions, failed to take any of the four set points he had in the opening set. Asked how he felt about the fans' response to his forehands, del Potro joked: "I like (it) a lot". Not on Saturday, as he reduced Juan Martin Del Potro to a picture of despair by stealing the first set with a fightback that was straight out of last season's playbook.


Smith slams Australia's bowling performance after draw

Smith slams Australia's bowling performance after draw

But after the Black Caps reduced Australia to 53-3 in nine overs, rain stopped play for the third time in the match and with no sign of it relenting, the umpires were forced to call it off. The Kiwi captain top-scored as his side looked to be heading for a win before play was halted in the second innings. "It was probably one of the worst bowling displays that we've put on for a very long time ", Smith said.



Cavs not slowing, sticking to plan vs. Warriors

Kevin Durant promised the Warriors could play better after their Game 1 blowout victory. So yeah, a double dribble, though not the sort that usually gets called, but it's hard to fault James for selling out and leaving his feet, which gave Curry the space he needed to drive past.



Murray into French Open QF with 650th career win

The 21-year-old looks set to be a star of the future but Murray proved too wily for him, with a couple of dropped service games the only blips in an otherwise excellent performance. 1 said. "It's never easy, and I think this week he's been playing well". The Serbian tennis star is still in action at Roland Garros . "I don't think about it during the points", added Halep .


Marlins place 1B Bour on DL with left ankle injury

Marlins place 1B Bour on DL with left ankle injury

Bour was diagnosed with a bone bruise in his ankle after injuring it Saturday by stepping awkwardly on first base. The Cubs won their fourth straight with a victory over the Marlins . Riddle reached third on Straily's grounder to second and scored on Dee Gordon's sacrifice fly to center. Team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer have been clear about their continued efforts this summer to trade for rotation help - for their playoff run this year and to backfill free agent ...