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Anthony Richardson and Ian Fiveankles return to talk Neymar’s tears, German nerves and Julian Draxler’s dislike of daylight. Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez wonder if South Korea’s style of play will cause problems for Mexico and if El Tri can deliver as a favourite. ESPN FC’s Sebi Salazar and Herc Gomez discuss the magnitude of South Korea-Mexico for Juan Carlos Osorio and who the difference maker could be for El Tri. ESPN FC’s Stewart Robson and Alexis Nunes take on the World Cup Predictor ahead of Belgium-Tunisia, South Korea-Mexico and…

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Tammy Beaumont century against South Africa fires England to record T20 score

Tammy Beaumont smashed a brilliant 116 as England Women set a new record for the highest-ever international Twenty20 score on their way to a 121-run win over South Africa at Taunton. England piled up 250 for three to overhaul New Zealand’s 216 for one, which was only set in the morning on the same ground against the same opponents in this tri-series. Beaumont brought up three figures in just 47 balls and struck 15 fours and two sixes before she was caught and bowled by Stacey Lackay to end her…

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Sweden vs. South Korea – Football Match Report – June 18, 2018

Andreas Granqvist scored a 65th-minute penalty awarded by the video assistant referee (VAR) as Sweden began their World Cup campaign with a 1-0 victory over South Korea on Monday at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. The penalty was the second awarded by VAR in three days as Antoine Griezmann’s first-half attempt was granted via review in the first half of France’s 2-1 win against Australia on Saturday. Referee Joel Aguilar did not grant the penalty after a tackle by Kim Min-Woo on Viktor Claesson, but after the review and the decision,…

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Sweden vs. South Korea – Football Match Preview – June 18, 2018

He did not play in the qualifiers nor come out of retirement for the World Cup, yet Sweden are still looking to step out of the shadow of Zlatan Ibrahimovic when they face South Korea at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Monday. The Asians, however, will be relying on their sole world class talent, Son Heung-min, to inspire them on the pitch as both teams try to shake off poor form in their opening Group F game. The plus-sized personality of Ibrahimovic, who scored 62 goals in 116 appearances for…

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South Africa rest Imran Tahir for Sri Lanka series to assess World Cup spin options

By: Reuters | Published: June 18, 2018 4:25:56 pm The selectors have picked left-arm spinners Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj to face-off for the second slow bowler role. (Source: AP) South Africa will rest first-choice spinner Imran Tahir for the five-match one-day international series in Sri Lanka starting next month as they assess their slow-bowling options ahead of the 2019 Cricket World Cup. The selectors have picked left-arm spinners Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj to face-off for the second slow bowler role, should one be required, during the World Cup…

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England withstand Lizelle Lee firestorm to draw level in ODI series against South Africa

England 331 for 6 (Taylor 118, Beaumont 101) beat South Africa 262 for 9 (Lee 117, Tryon 44) by 69 runsScorecard After a false start to their summer in the series opener at Worcester, England’s World Cup winners finally displayed their true colours down at Hove. A brace of breezy centuries from Tammy Beaumont and Sarah Taylor set them on the way to an imposing total of 331 for 6, but it took a gutsy bowling effort into the teeth of another Lizelle Lee firestorm to seal a hugely entertaining…

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South Africa wary of wounded England, target fielding improvements

SOUTH AFRICA WOMEN IN ENGLAND 2018 Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Tue, 12 Jun, 2018, 09:16 AM SA are keen on putting on a better performance on the field after their seven-wicket win in the first ODI. © Getty It is not everyday that South Africa’s women get the better of England, having last won in 2016 while playing at home. The win prior to that was even further back, in 2003. On both those occasions, despite the momentous wins, South Africa had to contend with series losses. The victory in…

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Grosse Pointe South finally wins Div. 1 title

Tom Lang and Keith Dunlap, Special to the Detroit Free Press Published 8:09 p.m. ET June 9, 2018 | Updated 10:00 p.m. ET June 9, 2018 CLOSE Division 1 boys golf winner Patrick Sullivan discusses his playoff victory to take medalist honors. Tom Lang, Special to Detroit Free Press Patrick Sullivan of Grosse Pointe South makes the walk to the green on the first playoff hole in his match against Jimmy Dales of Northville. Both players parred to go to the next hole. Sullivan won on the second playoff hole…

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Cricket South Africa announce new T20 league

By: Sports Desk | Published: June 8, 2018 11:48:53 pm The new competition will replace the previously proposed T20 Global League which landed in controversy before it could take off last year. (Source: CSA) Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced that a new T20 tournament will be held later this year featuring some of the top international and domestic players. The new competition will replace the previously proposed T20 Global League which landed in controversy before it could take off last year. CSA also revealed that SuperSport will be the…

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Rohit Sharma recalls the time he wanted to punch Ravindra Jadeja during South Africa tour

By: Sports Desk | Published: June 6, 2018 2:57:01 pm Once Ravindra Jadeja almost put Rohit Sharma in trouble. (Source: File) India vice-captain Rohit Sharma, who is known as the “Hitman” in the cricketing world, recalled the time when he felt like punching teammate Ravindra Jadeja, during the South Africa tour. Speaking to Vikram Sathaye on the online chat show “What the Duck”, Ajinkya Rahane and Sharma talked about the time when Jadeja almost put their lives in danger during a jungle safari in the African nation. Recalling the incident, Rahane…

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