Watch: Ian Poulter has luckiest shot at the Open, will likely miss cut

July 20 (UPI) — He is set to miss the cut at the 2018 British Open, but Ian Poulter might have hit the luckiest shot of the tournament. The Englishman hit the improbable shot in the first round on Thursday at Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland. Poulter carded a 2-over-par 73 in the first round to sit in 72nd place. His brilliance came on hole No. 18. Poulter began the back nine with a par on No. 10. He bogeyed No. 11 before making par on the next five holes.…

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WATCH Sergio Garcia hit from water, make great recovery at British Open

You may have to hit from some crazy spots at baked-out Carnoustie. Sergio Garcia can certainly attest. The Spaniard hit his drive too far Thursday at the 471-yard par-4 10th, as his ball traveled over 400 yards to reach a burn. That’s tough, but also something that players knew going in could happen at this British Open with how these balls were running out. It seems Garcia, already out in 2-over 38 in his opening round, would have to take a penalty stroke and drop. Not so! The ball got…

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Virat Kohli left stunned after being dismissed by Adil Rashid ripper, watch video

By: Sports Desk | Updated: July 18, 2018 2:55:57 am Adil Rashid’s delivery that dismissed Virat Kohli, and the Indian captain’s reaction after the wickets fell behind him, has become one of the highlights of the match. (Sony LIV screenshot) India were blown away by England in the final ODI of the three-match series in Leeds. The visitors batted first and managed to make just 256 runs for the loss of eight wickets. England’s chase got off to a flier because of Jonny Bairstow. Eoin Morgan and Joe Root then…

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British Open: Players to Watch

Though Carnoustie Golf Links welcomes the British Open for just the eighth time, it carries the reputation as one of the Open’s most demanding venues. Even as Ben Hogan, Gary Player and Tom Watson grace the list of Carnoustie champions, the layout is equally known for Jean Van de Velde’s 1999 finishing follies and Padraig Harrington’s double bogey that nearly cost him the 2007 title. “When the wind is blowing, it is the toughest course in Britain,” Michael Bonallack, the former secretary of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, once…

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Chris Gayle pulls off STUNNING one-handed catch at slip in Global T20 Canada final – WATCH | Cricket | Sport

But if his stunning catch in the Global T20 Canada final is anything to go by, opponents will be taking note of his actions in the field from now on. Playing for the Vancouver Knights, Gayle pulled off a remarkable one-handed catch to dismiss Kavem Hodge off Farad Ahmed’s delivery. Ahmed’s tossed up delivery saw Hodge edge his shot into Gayle stationed at slip. After initially failing to anticipate where the ball was going to go, the West Indies batsman somehow got his left hand to the ball. However, the…

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Arjun Tendulkar takes first wicket in India colours; watch video

By: Sports Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 17, 2018 5:07:42 pm Arjun Tendulkar is presently playing for India U19 against Sri Lanka U19. (Source: Reuters) Arjun Tendulkar bagged his first international wicket during India’s first Youth Test match against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Arjun who started the proceedings with the ball for India U19 scalped the wicket in his second over after trapping RVPK Mishra in front of the stumps. Tendulkar bowled an inswinging length delivery and the left-handed Mishra failed to read the line of the ball and…

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England vs India LIVE stream: How to watch third ODI live online | Cricket | Sport

England and India will play out a decider after winning the second match at Lord’s this weekend. Joe Root inspired England to the important victory as India struggled after Virat Kohli’s dismissal. “The two openers got us off to a great start again. We can’t really take for granted the work that they do,” Eoin Morgan said. “They’re against a good attack and they’re taking advantage of the form that they’re in. The biggest thing for me today was the skill level and our basics were a lot higher than…

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