A brief overview of all major sports happenings from around the world. Time as of 22:00 PST, 17:00 GMT.
Aus Vs NZ – Test 1: Australia maintained a massive lead of 417 after stumps on Day 3 against New Zealand in first test despite losing 6 wickets for 167 in their second innings. Earlier New Zealand were bowled out for 166 in their first innings giving the hosts a chance to consolidate their lead.
Pakistani origin umpire Aleem Dar suffered a knee injury after a collapse with Kiwi fielder Mitchell Santner. However, he recovered and returned to officiating the match after receiving first aid.
Liverpool tops Premier League table after Salah’s double strike against Watford
Mohammad Salah gave one of his best performances and led Liverpool to a 2-0 victory against Watford thus leading his otherwise struggling side to the top of leaders’ board.
Egyptian national Salah has so far scored 84 goals for Liverpool most by any striker in club’s history. The win also provided Liverpool with a staggering leaf of 11 points thus making their position secure ahead of club world cup in Qatar early next year.
Pak Vs SL – Test 1: No play on fourth day due to rain, poor light Fourth day of first test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka did not see a single ball played due to overnight
rain and bad light under overcast condition continuing last two days’ trend.
There is a clear weather forecast for Sunday but match is likely to end without any result due to such short amount of time. Meanwhile, Sri Lankan team visited Capital Islamabad and engaged in some fan servicing.
Schiavone emerges victor in bout against cancer Italian national Francesca Schiavone on Saturday confirmed that she was recovering from a ‘tough battle’ with cancer and will be back in action soon. The 39-year-old former French Open champion did not provide much details about her diagnosis but announced via Twitter that she had underwent chemotherapy treatment and cancer had in fact went into remission.
Schiavone was the first Italian woman to win a Tennis grand slam. She announced her retirement in 2018 after achieving a career highest ranking of four.
England win ODI series against Pakistan as third match abandoned due to rain England won the one-day international series against Pakistan by 2-0 after third match of the series ended with no result due to rain in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.
Pakistan team was at 145/8 after 37 overs batting first when rain stopped the play which could not resume and thus match was forced to be abandoned.
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