Round-up 11th July

Sports Round-up:

  • Bilateral Series: India to take on Sri-Lanka in third and finals test. India eyeing a historic white-wash.
  • South Africa Head Coach: After a dismal performance abroad, Faf du Plessis confirmed Cricket South Africa appointed panel are looking to rope in England’s bowling coach Gibson as head coach of the team.
  • Back-out: A prospective owner of a Twenty20 Global League franchise has confirmed its withdrawal from the enterprise because it felt the “risks and benefits” of the investment would not serve its stakeholders.
  • Host: The United States could co-host the Women’s World Twenty20 next November, bringing an ICC global event to America for the first time.
  • Playing 11 : Mark Stoneman and Mason Crane have been included in England squad for the first Test against Windies to be played at Edgbaston. Keaton Jennings, Steven Finn and Liam Dawson have been dropped from the squad for the historic Day-Night fixture while Chris Woakes has returned after making a full recovery from a side strain.

Football:

  • Season Opener: After all the transfer drama, premier league is set to begin today where Arsenal takes on Liecester City. The schedule for this weeks match : (GMT)
    12.08. 13:30 Watford Liverpool
    12.08. 16:00 Chelsea Burnley
    12.08. 16:00 Crystal Palace Huddersfield
    12.08. 16:00 Everton Stoke City
    12.08. 16:00 Southampton Swansea
    12.08. 16:00 West Brom Bournemouth
    12.08. 18:30 Brighton Manchester City
    13.08. 14:30 Newcastle Utd Tottenham
    13.08. 17:00 Manchester United West Ham
  • Transfer Rumour: Paris St Germain who have already signed Neymar for a world-record fee of £200.6 million, are reportedly on the verge of adding Kylian Mbappe to their squad for £160 million. Kloop claims that Messi’s 300 million clause is also worth fulfilling now.
  • Transfer Center: Liverpool’s owners have shut down Barcelona’s pursuit of Philippe Coutinho by stating “no offers will be considered” and he will remain a Liverpool player when the window closes.
  • ISL Signing: Kerala Blasters have signed Serbian defender Nemanja Lakic-Pesic ahead of the fourth season of Indian Super League, the club announced on Twitter.
  • FIFA Ranking: Indian team fall one rank short to 97 of the recently released rankings as Canada, backed by good CONCAF Cup performance climbs upto 95.

For more, stay tuned !

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