Tag Archives: second


Abid, Shan, hundreds, flatten, Sri Lanka, second, Test

Abid, Shan hundreds flatten Sri Lanka in second Test

12 December, 2019 5:15 pm 5:15 pm

LAHORE (Reuters) – Pakistan openers Abid Ali and Shan Masood smashed hundreds and forged a 278-run stand to flatten Sri Lanka in the second and final Test in Karachi on Saturday. Bundled out for a paltry 191 in the first innings, Pakistan finished day three on 395-2, with a commanding lead of 315 runs, after … Read More


Pakistan, win, toss, choose, bat, Sri Lanka, second, Test

Pakistan win toss, choose to bat against Sri Lanka in second Test

12 December, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat against Sri Lanka in the second Test of the ICC Test Championship at National Stadium, Karachi on Thursday. Both teams have one each change – Embuldeniya in for Rajitha and Yasir replaces Usman Shinwari. Teams: Pakistan: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali (capt) … Read More


Rain, brings, early, end, second, Test, New Zealand, win, series

Rain brings early end to second Test, New Zealand win series

12 December, 2019 9:43 am 9:43 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand secured a 1-0 series victory over England on Tuesday after the second Test at Seddon Park in Hamilton ended in a draw with rain washing out the final two sessions of play. New Zealand, who won the first match of the two-test series at Bay Oval in Mt. Maunganui by … Read More


England in strong position as New Zealand reach 96-2 in second Test

12 December, 2019 8:32 am 8:32 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and senior batsman Ross Taylor loom as the key wickets England need to capture to win the second Test as the hosts finished the fourth day on 96-2 at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Monday. Williamson was on 37, while Taylor was 31 as New Zealand head … Read More


Venice, devastated, second, highest, tide, history

Venice devastated by second highest tide in history

11 November, 2019 4:15 pm 4:15 pm

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) – Venice’s mayor called the city a disaster zone on Wednesday after the second highest tide ever recorded swept through it overnight, flooding its historic basilica and leaving many squares and alleyways deep under water. A local man from Pellestrina, one of the many islands in the Venetian lagoon, died when he … Read More


Pakistan, take on, Sri Lanka, second, T20I, today

Pakistan face confident Sri Lanka in second T20I match today

10 October, 2019 9:32 am 9:32 am

LAHORE – After registering their first win of the tour, Sri Lanka will be quietly confident when the two teams meet again in the second of the three-match T20I series at Lahore’s Gaddafi stadium on Monday (today). Danushka Gunathalika scored a well-crafted 57 to guide Sri Lanka to 165/5 in 20 overs, before the bowlers … Read More


Djokovic, cruises, second, round, Japan Open

Djokovic cruises into second round of Japan Open

10 October, 2019 5:00 pm 5:00 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic blasted past qualifier Alexei Popyrin 6-4 6-2 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo. Playing in his first singles match since retiring from his US Open fourth-round match with Stan Wawrinka due to a left shoulder issue, the Serb … Read More


Malinga, four, wickets, four, balls, second, time, career

Malinga takes four wickets in four balls for second time in his career

09 September, 2019 10:51 pm 10:51 pm

PALLEKELE (Reuters) – Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga claimed four wickets in four balls for the second time in his international career to rip through the New Zealand batting order in a Twenty20 match at Pallekele on Friday. Chasing 126 runs to win, New Zealand openers Colin Munro and Tim Seifert scored 15 in … Read More


England’s Anderson ruled out of second Ashes Test

08 August, 2019 4:48 pm 4:48 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England fast bowler James Anderson has been ruled out of the second Ashes Test due to a calf injury, the country’s cricket board (ECB) said on Tuesday. Anderson, who had struggled to be fit for the series opener against Australia at Edgbaston, pulled up injured on day one of the first test, … Read More


Serena, scraps, through, unexpected, dogfight, second, round

Serena scraps through unexpected dogfight to reach second round

07 July, 2019 11:59 pm 11:59 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Serena Williams began her first-round clash at Wimbledon in complete comfort, but ended it screaming in delight as she finally suppressed Giulia Gatto-Monticone having been dragged into an unlikely dogfight by the world number 161. The Italian qualifier, who was making only her second Grand Slam appearance at the age of 31 … Read More


World Cup, pitches, tougher, bat, second, England, Morgan

World Cup pitches tougher to bat on second: England’s Morgan

07 July, 2019 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The pitches prepared for the Cricket World Cup do not last the full 100 overs and have not aided batsmen chasing a score in the second innings, England skipper Eoin Morgan said on Tuesday.  Many teams have found it difficult to chase big totals at the World Cup, with the pitch appearing … Read More


Federer, seeded, second, Wimbledon, Nadal, three

Federer seeded second at Wimbledon, Nadal drops to three

06 June, 2019 5:46 pm 5:46 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Eight-time champion Roger Federer was confirmed as the second seed for Wimbledon on Wednesday, bumping Rafael Nadal down to third despite being ranked below the Spaniard. Defending champion Novak Djokovic tops the draw while new world number one Ash Barty is top seed in the women’s singles. South African Kevin Anderson, runner-up … Read More


Indians, begin, voting, second, phase, mammoth, general, election

Indians begin voting in second phase of mammoth general election

04 April, 2019 9:05 am 9:05 am

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Voters across swaths of southern India began queueing up early on Thursday in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered general election in which opposition parties are trying to stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi from winning a second term. More than 155 million people are eligible to vote in the second … Read More