Sports Round-Up


England Thrashes The Lankans To Win The ODI Series
Pg_23The Englishmen produced top class cricket throughout the entire series. This time around too, it was no different when these two teams met at Cardiff for the fifth ODI. The Lankan lions won the toss and opted to bowl first. Roy, Vince and Root played exceptionally well and helped their side get a mammoth total of 324 on the board. In reply, the visitors were unable to score those big runs thus, handing England a win by 122 runs. England wrapped up the series 3-0 against their Lankan counterparts. Jos Buttler was awarded the ‘Man of the Match’ while Jason Roy bagged the ‘Man of the Series’ award.

England Seal The One Off T20 With A Win
On 5th July, once again the Englishmen cruised yet another victory against Sri Lanka. England played fearless cricket throughout the entire game and deserved to be on the winning side. The Lankan’s put up 140 runs in their 20 overs while on the other hand England scored 144/2 in 17.3 overs, thus winning the only T20 game handsomely by 8 wickets. Buttler was awarded the ‘Man of the Match’.


Hopes Of Winning Another Title Come To An End For Sania Mirza And Martina Hingis
The Indo-Swiss pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis were beaten by Timea Babos of Hungary and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhistan 6-2, 6-4 in 68 minutes. They crashed out in the quarter finals of the women’s doubles event at the Wimbledon.

Serena Williams One Step Away From Winning Grand Slam Title
American tennis star and top seed Serena Williams won against her Russian counterpart Elena Vesnina 6-2, 6-0 in the semi-final clash and advanced to playing in the finals of the Wimbledon, this year. All it took was 48 minutes for Williams great victory.

Angelique Kerber To Face Serena Williams In The Wimbledon Finals
Angelique Kerber of Germany booked a Wimbledon final berth as she beat Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4. She now faces all- time great in the tennis circuit, Serena Williams in the finals.



Portugal To Enter The Final Of Euro 2016
The semi- finals to enter the grand finale of the Euro 2016. Ronaldo scored the first goal for his side in front of numerous excited fans. Portugal now aims to create history by winning the cup, as they will now meet host France.


Indian Shuttlers Shine In The US Grand Prix Badminton Tournament; New Zealand Outplay Rivals India
Indian shuttlers are on rise as they advanced to the singles pre-quarter finals of the Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament. H S Prannoy won against Ireland’s Joshua Magee 21-9, 21-8. Pratul Joshi emerged victorious as he beat Czech Republic’s Milan Ludik 21-18, 21-13. While on the other hand Ajay Jayaram prevailed over Estonia’s Raul Must 21-14, 21-9 and will face Pedro Martin in the next round.


Kevin Durant Of Oklahoma City Thunder To Join Golden State Warriors Team
27 year old forward of Oklahoma City Thunder team Kevin Durant will now join the Golden State Warriors side which finished last season with 73 regular wins.

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