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Former captains back Pakistan to win trophy

Morgan pointed to his side failing to adapt to a slow, low pitch that was used 48 hours earlier when Pakistan won their final group game against Sri Lanka - something he felt brought their eighth-ranked opponents into contention. "Pakistan have played the flawless game, they're peaking at the ideal time". "Credit goes to the bowlers and the batters who finished it very well", said Sarfraz at the presentation ceremony.



Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig suspended one game for gesture toward Cleveland fans

Bellinger went deep twice for the second straight contest to lead the Dodgers to a 7-5 win in the opener Tuesday night, recording the fourth multi-homer performance of his 45-game career. In their march to the American League pennant previous year, the Indians had a.654 winning percentage at home (53-28). CLEVELAND The Dodgers and Cleveland Indians have the best bullpens in baseball by most statistical measures.



Palestine FM slams Israel premier for 'hindering peace'

Although the UN Security Council adopted a resolution in November 1967 calling for Israeli withdrawal from captured territory, Israel ignored this resolution and the worldwide community did not compel Israel to abide by it. "Israel is stubborn and just wants to take the land and the West Bank and kick all the Palestinians out". Speaking at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the war, Prime Minister Netanyahu said Israel's seeks "a real peace" with its neighbors; "a peace that will last ...


Kane to the rescue

Kane to the rescue

The England boss took the squad away with the Royal Marines in an unorthodox start to the worldwide break and, having boldly - if understandably - overlooked Wayne Rooney , handed Harry Kane the captaincy in Scotland . We have to improve in all areas to do that. "We went there to get a result but it wasn't to be", the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi told reporters on Sunday.


WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 15th day

WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 15th day

Nadal forced Wawrinka into another forehand error to break for 2-0 in the second set before the Swiss halted a run of seven games lost with a hold for 1-3. "We've worked a lot and without him I would not have 10 trophies", said the Mallorcan, who will rise to No. 2 in the world rankings today. "It's a feeling that's impossible to describe", Nadal was quoted as saying by French Open website.



Dier says Tottenham spurred for revenge win over Magpies

The match will see last season's top two go head to head, and Pochettino is "positive" about his side's fixture schedule. The Premier League season begins on August 12. The Terriers, back among English football's big boys for the first time in 45 years, face Chelsea , Everton , Manchester City and Arsenal in an intimidating run-in.