Sports Round-up


Pakistan Clinch Victory At Lord’s
The first Test match between England and Pakistan turned into an exciting encounter. Pakistan won the toss and made the right decision to bat first. They notched up 339 runs with skipper Misbah-ul-Haq’s top ton. In reply, the Englishmen were all out for 272 runs in 79.1 overs. Yasir Shah picked up 6 wickets and gave away 72 runs. During the second innings the visitors scored 215 runs giving themselves a good chance of victory. However, England’s batsmen were bundled out for 207 runs. Yasir Shah yet again scalped 4/69 in 31 overs. Pakistan won the first Test by 75 runs with Yasir Shah awarded ‘Man of the Match’ for his bowling.


Kochi Overpower Mumbai In Premier Futsal 2016
Kochi 5’s won against Mumbai 5’s, 4-1, in the Premier Futsal Match at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Kolkata And Goa Play Out A Draw In Premier Futsal 2016
Vampeta scored two quick goals in the third quarter as Goa 5’s held their opponents Kolkata 5’s to a 2-2 draw at Peddem Sports Complex.


Victory For Indian Women’s Hockey Team
The Indian women’s hockey team played as a unit to register a 2-1 win, against hosts USA, in their second game of the American tour.


July 18th saw Bengal Warriors take on Telugu Titans, in a tied match. July 19th had Telugu Titans beat Dabang Delhi by 8 points, while Bengaluru Bulls beat Bengal Warriors by 2 points. The next day, U Mumba overpowered Puneri Paltan by 3 points. On 21st July, Jaipur Pink Panthers emerged victorious defeating Dabang Delhi by 2 points, whereas U Mumba drew against Telugu Titans in a nail-biting finish.


Chris Froome Wins Stage 18, Now Leads The 2016 Edition

Britain’s Chris Froome won the stage 18’s time trial at the Tour de France to extend his lead. The 31-year-old finished 21 seconds ahead of Dutchman Tom Dumoulin to win the 17 km stage in 30 minutes and 43 seconds. Fabio Aru finished in third position.



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