India all-out for 78 runs, England stand strong at 120/0 at end of day 1 of 3rd test match
England ended Day 1 of the Leeds Test at 120/0, leading India by 42 runs. England openers Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed are unbeaten on 52* and 60* respectively. Earlier in the day, India were bowled out for 78 runs in their first innings. It is India’s third-lowest total in England in Test cricket.
6-time champion Serena Williams withdraws from US Open due to torn hamstring
“After careful consideration and following the advice of my doctors and medical team, I have decided to withdraw from the US Open to allow my body to heal completely from a torn hamstring,” Serena said. The 39-year-old last won a Grand Slam in 2017.
Rajasthan Royals sign world number one T20I bowler Shamsi
Rajasthan Royals have signed world number one T20I bowler Tabraiz Shamsi as a replacement for pacer Andrew Tye for UAE leg of IPL 2021. “Rightly known as the ‘Magician’, due to his bowling as well as actual magic tricks, we’re delighted to welcome Shamsi to the Royals Family. Entertainment incoming!” Rajasthan Royals said.
English football star Harry Kane says he will continue to play for Tottenham Hotspur
Kane ended speculations over his future at Manchester City and confirmed that he will remain in Tottenham Hotspur for this season as well. He wrote “It was incredible to see the reception from the Spurs fans and to read some of the messages of support I’ve had in the last few weeks. I will be staying at Tottenham this summer and will be 100% focused on helping the team achieve success.”
Indian table tennis star G Sathiyan wins ITTF Czech International Open Men’s Singles title
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran beat Ukraine’s Yevhen Pryshchepa in the ITTF Czech International Open final to win the men’s singles title. The top-seeded Indian, ranked 39 in the world, beat Yevhen Pryshchepa of Ukraine11-0, 11-6, 11-6, 14-12 in the final. Last week, the 28-year-old had paired up with compatriot Manika Batra to win the mixed doubles title at the WTT Contender in Budapest as well.