England claims first series win in Sri Lanka since 2001

England 290 Curran 64, Perera 4-61 & 346 Root 124, Foakes 65*, Akila 6-115 Sri Lanka 336, Silva 85 & 243 Mathews 88, Lewadh 5-83, Moeen 4-72 England won by 57 runs England Cricketers have won a test series first time since 2001 in Pallekele, Sri Lanka with a 57-run victory in the second test…

Rohit hits quickest 200 sixes in 187 ODIs

Rohit Sharma becomes the 2nd highest run getter in ODIs in 2018 and the quickest to 200 sixes in one day internationals. Rohit Sharma on Thursday cross the 200-sixes mark during the fifth and final ODI against West Indies in Thiruvananthapuram in India. He scored a fifty to power India to a 9-wicket victory over…

King of the Road claims his fifth world F1 title

  Lewis Hamilton (33), the Mercedes mastero celebrates winning the Formula One driver’s championship at the Mexican Grand Prix. He’s now a five-time world champion and has won 31.28 per cent of the races he has entered. Lewis Hamilton claimed it was “surreal” to join the F1 legends with his fifth World title. Although Hamilton…

Virat Kohli fastest batsman to reach 10, 000 runs in cricket ODI

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to reach 10, 000 one day international runs against West Indies in Visakhapatnam. Kohli achieved the feat in 205 innings, and surpassed Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar, who did it in 259 innings in 2001. The 29-year-old Kohli who made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in…

Novak Djokovic wins Shanghai Masters

Novak Djokovic wins Shanghai Masters by beating Coratia’s 21-year-old Borna Coric in the final to claim his fourth Shanghai title. The second seeded Serb Djokovic, 31, has won 18 consecutive matches since losing at the Rogers Cup on 10 August, and will replace Roger Federer as world number two on Monday. The 14-time Grand Slam…

Force India’a assets sold for £90m

Collapsed Force India Formula One Team’s assets were sold to fashion tycoon Lawrence Stroll for £90m. Despite finishing fourth place last year, Force India’s collapse was driven by lack of funding from its former owners, beleaguered Indian businessmen Subrata Roy and Vijay Mallya who is fighting extradition from Britain to his home country. Administrators revealed…

Europe regain Ryder Cup

Europe regained the Ryder Cup after they beat United States 17½-10½.  The Americans put their best players out at the top of Sunday’s singles order and their gamble appeared to be paying off for captain Jim Furyk with three wins and a halved match out of the first five. Furyk said: “ We got some…

Novak Djokovic wins US Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic beats Argentine third seed Juan Martin del Potro to win 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, the US Open Men’s title. Wimbledon champion Djokovic wins first back-to-back Slams since June 2016. Djokovic of Serbia wins third US Open title in Flushing Meadows for third place all-time on the Grand Slam singles titles list with 14…

Osaka, the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam

Naomi Osaka (20) won the US Open 6-2, 6-4 in Flushing Meadows, New York, after an irate Serena Williams accused the umpire Carlos Ramos of being a thief in the US Open Grand Slam Final.  Osaka focused to become the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam.  Global superstar Serena Williams (36) bidding for a…