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England v West Indies: Carlos Brathwaite seals Twenty20 win over hosts

Captain Carlos Brathwaite dismisses Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow and Liam Plunkett to seal West Indies’ 21-run victory over England in the Twenty20 at Chester-le-Street. READ MORE: Hosts crumble to lose Twenty20 WATCH MORE: Gayle run out ‘not even making an effort’ Available to UK users only. Source link

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Sussex v Derbyshire: Hardus Viljoen takes 15 wickets in dramatic win at Hove

Hardus Viljoen (left) finished with match figures of 15-170 Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The 1st Central County Ground, Hove (day four): Derbyshire 338 & 322-8 dec: Podmore 66*; Whittingham 5-80 Sussex 271 & 344: Van Zyl 85, Wright 80, Wells 77; Viljoen 8-90 Derbyshire (22 pts) beat Sussex (5 pts) by 45 runs Scorecard Hardus Viljoen took 15 wickets in the match as Derbyshire secured a dramatic victory over Sussex at Hove, all-but ending the hosts’ promotion hopes. He took 8-90 in the second innings as the visitors bowled…

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Chris Froome’s ‘remarkable’ Vuelta win makes him all-time great, says Sir Dave Brailsford

Chris Froome’s achievement of becoming the first British winner of the Vuelta a Espana makes him “without a doubt” one of the all-time greats of cycling, according to Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford. READ MORE: Froome: Fifth Tour de France title in 2018 is ‘priority and focus’ WATCH MORE: Chicken nuggets & paddling pools – why Froome is so amazing Source link

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Chris Froome says it is ‘not impossible’ to win three Grand Tours in one year

On Sunday, Team Sky’s Chris Froome won the Vuelta a Espana, having led the general classification from the first of the race’s three weeks. It is his first Vuelta title after three previous second places, and he joins two of the sport’s biggest names – Jacques Anquetil and Bernard Hinault – as the only men to have won the Vuelta and Tour de France in the same season. Froome told the Today programme it “wouldn’t be impossible” to win all three Grand Tours – the Giro d’Italia, Vuelta and Tour…

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Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome almost assured of win as Alberto Contador shines

Chris Froome will win La Vuelta after finishing runner-up on three occasions Chris Froome has effectively become the first Briton to win the Vuelta a Espana as Alberto Contador won the penultimate stage of this year’s race. Contador, who retires after the race, surged clear on the gruelling 13.2km ascent of Alto de Angliru. Team Sky’s Froome was third, 17 seconds behind Contador but 34 clear of Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali to extend his lead over the Italian to two minutes, 15 seconds. It probably is my greatest achievement Chris FroomeTeam…

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Pint-sized TMS: England win Windies series as Henry Blofeld says goodbye

Watch highlights as England win the third Test and seal the series against the West Indies as James Anderson takes a career-best 7-42 at Lord’s. READ MORE: Anderson’s 7-42 seals series win at Lord’s WATCH MORE: ‘Thank you all for listening!’ Blofeld bows out from TMS Available to UK users only. Source link

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Tour of Britain: Dylan Groenewegen sprints to win on stage seven

Dylan Groenewegen (second from left) held off the group during a wet sprint in Cheltenham Dylan Groenewegen won stage seven of the Tour of Britain as his team-mate and fellow Dutchman Lars Boom maintained his overall lead. Groenewegen, riding for the Lotto NL-Jumbo team, held off Friday’s stage winner Caleb Ewan to take the sprint. The 24-year-old finished ahead of Australians Ewan and Brenton Jones in the 185km ride from Hemel Hempstead to Cheltenham. Britain’s Geraint Thomas is in ninth place overall, 20 seconds behind Boom. Boom retains the green…

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England v West Indies: James Anderson’s 7-42 seals series win at Lord’s

Anderson completes five-wicket haul Third Investec Test, Lord’s, day three West Indies 123 & 177: S Hope 62, Anderson 7-42 England 194 & 107-1: Westley 44*, Stoneman 40* England won by nine wickets Scorecard James Anderson took a career-best 7-42 to lead England to a series-clinching nine-wicket victory over West Indies in the third and deciding Test at Lord’s. Anderson, who took his 500th Test wicket on Friday, claimed five more on day three as West Indies were bowled out for 177, despite 62 from Shai Hope. Set 107, England…

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Tour of Britain: Caleb Ewan claims third stage win, Lars Boom retains lead

Caleb Ewan also won stage one and three of this year’s race Australia’s Caleb Ewan won his third stage on this year’s Tour of Britain with victory on stage six, as Lars Boom retained the green jersey. Orica-Scott rider Ewan beat Fernando Gaviria and Dylan Groenewegen with a powerful sprint at the end of the 187km route from Newmarket to Aldeburgh. Dutch Lotto NL-Jumbo rider Boom leads Victor Campenaerts by eight seconds in the general classification. Britain’s Geraint Thomas is in ninth place, 19 seconds behind Boom. Saturday’s stage seven…

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