Zak Crawley: England Test opener targets ODI and T20 spot on more regular basis | Cricket News

England Test opener Zak Crawley is targeting a more regular role in England’s white-ball team, telling the Sky Sports Cricket Podcast that he feels his game is ‘quite suited’ to the 50-over and T20 formats. Crawley has played only eight ODIs for England since making his debut in 2021, averaging 28.42, while he has yet…

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Jokic leads Nuggets past LeBron, Lakers in NBA playoff opener

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) dunks against Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, back, during the second half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 20, 2024, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) DENVER — Unlike their crowd that drowned out the Los Angeles Lakers’ pregame introductions, the defending NBA…

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Formula 1 2025 schedule: Australia to host opener as 24-race calendar confirmed | F1 News

Formula 1 has confirmed a 24-race schedule for 2025 that will see the season start in Australia for the first time since 2019. The 2025 calendar features the same 24 circuits as F1’s 2024 schedule, which was the longest in the sport’s history, but there have been changes to the order for the world championship’s…

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Danni Wyatt: England’s opener says she will prioritise her country over franchise deals | Cricket News

On Monday, a video of Ellyse Perry smashing a car window after hitting a six during a Women’s Premier League match went viral. Spotify This content is provided by Spotify, which may be using cookies and other technologies. To show you this content, we need your permission to use cookies. You can use the buttons…

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Beermen hold off Hotshots in PBA Finals opener

June Mar Fajardo and the San Miguel Beermen in the PBA Finals Game 1. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIREr.net For the 10th straight time, San Miguel Beer showed that the term coach Jorge Gallent coined as “Death 15” to describe his squad was no gimmick. But if the way the Beermen closed out Game 1 of their PBA…

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Marcus Smith: England fly-half suffers injury scare ahead of Six Nations opener against Italy | Rugby Union News

Marcus Smith is a major doubt for England’s opening Six Nations match against Italy after limping out of Monday’s training session. Smith was spotted on crutches in England’s training camp in Girona before having a leg scan. His injury means Steve Borthwick’s side may be left with just two fly-halves in George Ford and the…

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San Miguel withstands Ginebra to take PBA semis opener

San Miguel Beermen’s CJ Perez in Game 1 of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinals. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines–The breaks went into San Miguel Beer’s way down the stretch and outlasted Barangay Ginebra, 92-90, Wednesday to draw first blood in their best-of-five semifinal series in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum. San Miguel made…

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Magnolia survives Phoenix in PBA semis opener

Magnolia import Tyler Bey hangs on to the rim against Phoenix in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinals.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines–Magnolia hurdled a grindout battle with Phoenix to win 82-79 and open the PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinals with a one-game lead in their best-of-five series Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Tyler Bey’s three-point play off a…

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HGV Tournament of Champions: Lydia Ko wins 20th title at LPGA Tour opener | Golf News

New Zealand’s Lydia Ko is a winner once again, opening the 2024 LPGA Tour season by claiming the Tournament of Champions title. Ko was a 36-hole co-leader and finished the third round with a two-stroke lead. Her two-under-par 70 in Sunday’s final round was enough to finish at 14-under 274 for the week at Lake…

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Steve Smith replaces David Warner as Australia Test opener for West Indies series and confirmed as ODI captain | Cricket News

Steve Smith will take over from David Warner and open the batting alongside Usman Khawaja for Australia’s Test team when they take on West Indies later this month. Smith and all-rounder Cameron Green were among the frontrunners for the vacant opener spot following Warner’s retirement. The two-Test series between Australia and West Indies begins at…

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