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Jabeur holds off Parks in Berlin; Bencic beats Kalinskaya for second straight week

No.1 seed Ons Jabeur passed a tough test in the second round of the bett1open, saving a set point before quelling big-serving qualifier Alycia Parks 6-2, 7-6(8) in 1 hour and 31 minutes. Jabeur had defeated Parks 6-4, 6-0 in their only previous meeting, on the green clay of the 2021 Charleston WTA 250 event. …

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Five times batting captains took bowling matters into their hands

After Nicholas Pooran’s bowling cameo in Pakistan, we take a look back to other batting-renowned skippers who decided to mark out their run-up in a bid to turn the tide in the ODI format. Prior to his four-wicket performance in Super League action, Pooran had bowled just nine deliveries across List A and First Class …

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Klaasen’s fireworks trumps Bhuvneshwar’s masterclass as South Africa go 2-0 up

Chasing 149 for the win, Heinrich Klassen took the game away from India with a 46-ball 81 as South Africa broke home with four wickets to spare to go 2-0 up in Cuttack. Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s magical figures of 4/13 in four overs was not enough to stop South Africa from taking a 2-0 lead in …

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