Category: Cricket News

Sports-On this day… March 30

March 29 (Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — March 30. March 30, 1994 SOCCER – Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel makes a trademark flying save as the hosts clinched a 1-0 victory over rivals Liverpool in the Premier League. When the teams last met at Anfield in January, Schmeichel endured a difficult evening as Liverpool […]

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Sports-On this day… March 29

March 28 (Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — March 29 March 29, 1996 RUGBY SEVENS – New Zealand’s Jonah Lomu evades several attempted tackles from Sri Lankan defenders during his side’s 75-0 victory at the Hong Kong International Rugby Sevens. New Zealand went on to defeat Fiji 19-17 in the final to retain their title. […]

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UPDATE 1-Pros take pay cuts as Australians face weekend sporting void

SYDNEY (Reuters) – As Australians embarked on the unprecedented novelty of a weekend without sport on Saturday, negotiations continued between professional leagues and players over wage cuts to ensure they survive the coronavirus shutdown. Top flight soccer, Australian Rules and rugby league action continued behind closed doors up until last Sunday when government measures to […]

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Cricket-Tendulkar digs deep for India’s coronavirus fight

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has contributed 5 million rupees ($67,000) to India’s fight against the coronavirus outbreak, a source close to the former cricketer has confirmed. Tendulkar, who also took part in Australia’s bushfire charity game in February, contributed 2.5 million rupees each to his state government of Maharashtra and the Prime […]

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Sports-On this day… March 28

March 27 (Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — March 28 March 28, 1998 BOXING – Briton Lennox Lewis lands a punch on Shannon Briggs en route a fifth-round technical knockout victory to retain his WBC heavyweight title. Lewis withstood an early barrage from Briggs before taking control of the fight in the second round. After […]

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