Djokovic's Victory Over Hurkacz Bolsters Semifinal Prospects in ATP Finals
Hurkacz entered as an alternate following Stefanos Tsitsipas's withdrawal due to a back injury.
Men's ODI World Cup : Australia Secures Thrilling Victory Over South Africa, Advances to Final Against India
Travis Head led the charge with a solid 62, well supported by Steven Smith (30), Josh Inglis (28), Mitchell Starc (16 not out), and skipper Pat Cummins (14 not out).
Men’s ODI WC: David Miller's Remarkable Century Leads South Africa to 212 against Australia
Opting to bat amid overcast conditions, South Africa faced early setbacks with Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc decimating their top order, reducing them to a precarious 24/4.
Naseer Hussain Credits Rohit Sharma as the Real Hero of India's Successful ODI World Cup Campaign
Hussain commended Sharma for instigating a significant shift in India's approach, advocating for an aggressive style of cricket that resonated with the team and the nation alike.
Nadal Confirms Return to Play: 'I've Made Significant Progress'
Expressing his current state, Nadal mentioned being in good spirits, actively training, and feeling content with his life's phase.
Djokovic Aims for an 'Alternate' Outcome in Group Finale Against Hurkacz
Djokovic's defeat to Sinner in a gripping three-set match left the Serbian proud of his performance but now places him in a pivotal position to secure advancement from the group stage.
Mohammed Shami still believes in ‘pitching it up and getting wickets with new ball’
Facing a Wankhede pitch characterized by slowness, dryness, and a propensity for batting despite early seam and swing, Shami seized the opportunity by dismissing both openers early on. The Player of the Match, Shami, who entered the playing XI due to Hardik Pandya's injury, shattered the formidable 163-run partnership between Kane Williamson (69) and Daryl Mitchell (134), turning the tide in India's favor.
Men’s ODI WC: South Africa Win Toss, Opt to Bat First Against Australia Amidst Cloudy Conditions
Despite concerns over the heavy cloud cover and slight drizzle, the toss proceeded as scheduled, overcoming the looming threat of rain hovering around the match.
‘It was a pretty good surface’: Kane Williamson on 'used-pitch' controversy
Earlier reports had suggested that the BCCI orchestrated a switch, opting for a pitch that had already witnessed two matches instead of the fresh one earmarked for the final, purportedly to favor their spinners.
Shami Sets World Cup Record with Fastest 50 Wickets
Shami achieved this milestone in just 17 innings, outpacing Starc's record of 19. Joining an elite group featuring Glenn McGrath, Muttiah Muralitharan, Starc, Lasith Malinga, Wasim Akram, and Trent Boult, Shami is the seventh bowler to achieve the 50-wicket landmark in the World Cup.