Sports Round-up 3 to 9 September


India Blue Take On India Red In Duleep Trophy Finals: India Blue overpowered India Green in a one-sided contest and advanced to the finals where they will play India Red.

Glenn Maxwell Shines For Aus, Winning T20 By 85 Runs: Glenn Maxwell smashed a century facilitating Aussies a new World Record of 263 runs in 20 overs, breaking Sri Lanka’s 9-year-old record of 260/6 against Kenya (2007). The Lankans were reduced to 178/9. The Aussies won by 85 runs, taking a 1-0 lead in the 2 match series.

Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan And Anjum Chopra Awarded MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club) Honorary Life Membership.


Fifa World Cup Qualifiers: Portugal were defeated 2-0 by Switzerland. France and Belarus drew at 0-0, as also Netherlands and Sweden with a 1-1 draw. Belgium beat Cyprus with 3-0. Latvia clinched victory 1-0 against Andorra. In Group ‘A’, Bulgaria beat Luxembourg 4-3 and Bosnia and Herzegovina beat Estonia with 5-0 to. Greece won with a 4-1 victory over Gibraltar. Argentina fought back against Venezuela and ended with a 2-2 draw. Brazil won 2-1 over Colombia while Uruguay were on top of their game with a 4-0 win over Paraguay.


Karolina Pliskova Stuns Serena Williams, Will Face Angelique Kerber in US Open Final: Pliskova defeated Williams  6-2 7-6 (7-5), in a major upset, heading for the Finals.

Kei Nishikori Reaches Men’s Singles Semis At US Open: leaving Andy Murray left stunned as Japan’s Nishikori outplayed him 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5.

Novak Djokovic Through To The Semi Finals Of The US Open: Defending champion Djokovic reached the US Open semi’s after rival Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired hurt with a left knee injury.


Great Britain Beats Luxem-bourg In Eurobasket: and now hold second position in their Eurobasket qualifying group with a 95-72 win over Luxembourg at the Copper Box, London.


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