Monday, May 3, 2010

Sports News(03.05.2010)


Two matches in T20 today

SAINT LUCIA: Two matchers will be played today in ICC T20 World Cup tournament. In the first encounter, Sri Lanka will take on Zimbabwe whereas second match will be played between host West Indies and England.

Sri Lanka was defeated by New Zealand in its opening match of the tournament. Zimbabwe beat Australia and defending champion Pakistan in warm up matches. Both matches will be telecast live at Geo Super.
Injured Muralitharan out of World T20
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka suffered a major blow to their World Twenty20 campaign when veteran off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan was sidelined with a groin injury, officials said on Monday.

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Poor fielding behind Pakistan’s defeat: Afridi
SAINT LUCIA: Pakistan cricket team captain Shahid Afridi said poor fielding and bowling performance is the major cause of Pakistan’s defeat against Australia.

Afridi while talking to ... more
Butt shows why he’s Afridi’s main man
GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia: Shahid Afridi, the Pakistan captain, told Salman Butt he was his “main guy” before the opener produced a man-of-the-match performance in the 21-run victory over Bang... more
Akmal becomes top World T20 ’keeper
ST LUCIA: Pakistan’s win over Bangladesh in the World Twenty20 had a statistical highlight for their wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal.

Kamran now holds the record for most dismissals (14) in... more
Pakistan come through Ashraful-Shakibul scare
GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia: Pakistan got the defence of their World Twenty20 title off to a sound start with a 21-run win over Bangladesh at the Beausejour Stadium here on Saturday.

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Afghanistan ready for world’s best after T20 debut
GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia: Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan invited cricket’s leading nations to help his side build on their remarkable rise following their World Twenty20 debut against India.more Coupon Corner
Ton-up Raina leads India to victory
GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia: Suresh Raina became only the third man to make a Twenty20 International century as India beat South Africa by 14 runs at the Beausejour Stadium here on Sunday.
West Indies hope to sort out batting woes
GROS ISLET, St Lucia: West Indies will have to sort out their batting woes of the opening match against Ireland when they take on England in their second Group D match of the Twenty20 cricke... more
Sri Lanka upbeat as Zimbabwe eye upset today
GEORGETOWN, Guyana: Sri Lanka are doing their best to maintain an upbeat attitude as they face potential giantkillers Zimbabwe in what is a make or break World Twenty20 clash for the islande... more

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We need to play consistently well: Dhoni
Gros Islet, St Lucia: Having qualified for the second round of the event after a convincing win over Afghanistan in their opening World Twenty20 match, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on ... more
Bits and Pieces
Judge rules out suo-motto notice of Yousuf’s case

KARACHI: The one-man tribunal hearing the appeals of six Pakistani cricketers against the PCB bans and fines has ruled out taking suo... more
Mayweather beats Mosley to stay undefeated
LAS VEGAS, Nevada: Floyd Mayweather remained unbeaten on Saturday, defeating “Sugar” Shane Mosley by unanimous decision on Saturday in a showdown of veteran US welterweight boxers.

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United take title race down to the wire
LONDON: Manchester United ensured the Premier League title race will go down to the wire by beating Sunderland 1-0 just hours after leaders Chelsea defeated Liverpool 2-0 at Anfield on Sunda... more
Barcelona forget Inter with Villarreal win
MADRID: FC Barcelona showed on Saturday night that their authority in Spain remains intact in spite of the club’s midweek Champions League exit to Inter Milan.

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Tottenham game is our final: Mancini
LONDON: Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini insists questions about his future are unimportant compared to the club’s “final” against Tottenham in midweek.

Saturday’s 3-1 victory ove... more
Xavi playing despite Cup-threatening injury
BARCELONA: Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez is playing with a muscle injury that could keep him out of the World Cup.

Xavi said after Saturday’s 4-1 win at Villarreal that he was p... more
Bayern’s Rummenigge to appeal to UEFA for Ribery
MUNICH: Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said on Sunday he will appeal to UEFA in person to try to overturn the ban which threatens to keep Franck Ribery out of the Champions Lea... more
Roma reclaim Italian initiative at Parma
MILAN: AS Roma returned to the top of the Serie A ahead of Inter Milan’s game by beating Parma 2-1 on Saturday following goals from Francesco Totti and Rodrigo Taddei.

Roma have 74 po... more

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Culture prevents Real’s Rooney bid
LONDON: Spanish football giants Real Madrid have ditched plans to launch a summer bid for England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, because they fear he won’t be able to settle in ... more
Lorenzo leads Spanish 1-2
JEREZ, Spain: Jorge Lorenzo lead a Spanish 1-2 at the MotoGP world championship race here on Sunday ahead of compatriot Dani Pedrosa with Italy’s world champion Valentino Rossi finishing thi... more
Stuttgart victory hands Henin Roland Garros boost
STUTTGART, Germany: Former world number one Justine Henin gave herself a French Open boost on Sunday with the first victory on her comeback as she won the Stuttgart WTA tournament.

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Nadal and Ferrer stopped by rain again in Rome final
ROME: Rafael Nadal, the world number three, was a set and a break up against 13th seeded Spanish compatriot David Ferrer when rain halted the Rome Masters 1000 final at the Foro Italico on S... more

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Federer to start from scratch at Estoril
ESTORIL: Roger Federer will get his second chance at a respectable start to the Roland Garros clay run-up when the world number one plays as top seed at the Estoril Open which started on Sun... more
Bolt rockets to impressive victory

KINGSTON, Jamaica: World and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt ran the fourth-fastest 200 metres ever clocked on Saturday, winning in 19.56 seconds... more


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