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‘A historic day for Afghanistan’ – Asghar Afghan

WT24 Desk History awaited them – a first-ever Test match win – but Afghanistan were still 118 runs off from the mark at the start of the fourth day in Dehradun. And a fourth-innings chase is nothing to be scoffed at, especially in India, where it’s been five years since anyone has taken down a target over 125. But Rahmat Shah and Ihsanullah ...

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Dundee 0-1 Celtic: Odsonne Edouard hits last-gasp winner as Hoops move 10 points clear

Edouard breaks Dundee hearts with 96th-minute winner at Dens Park WT24 Desk Odsonne Edouard’s 96th-minute winner ensured Celtic moved 10 points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership courtesy of a 1-0 win at Dundee, Sky Sports reports. Scott Sinclair and James Forest both missed good first-half chances for the visitors while Scott Bain made a smart save to ...

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Bangladesh team leaves Christchurch and tries to move on

WT24 Desk “Could you sleep last night?” “Nope. I was up for most of the night.” This is a text exchange with one of the Bangladesh coaching staff. Like most people in Christchurch, Friday night was tough on the Bangladesh contingent who spent a sleepless night. As many Muslim residents enquired about known faces in their community, the Bangladesh players ...

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Arsenal draw Napoli in Europa League quarter-finals

Chelsea to face Slavia Prague WT24 Desk Arsenal have been handed a tough assignment in the quarter-finals of the Europa League after being drawn against Napoli, while Chelsea will face Slavia Prague, Sky Sports reports. In the other two ties, there is an all-Spanish tie featuring Villareal taking on Valencia, while three-time runners-up Benfica will take on Eintracht Frankfurt. The ...

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Declan Rice, Tom Heaton named in England squad for Euro 2020 Qualifiers

West Ham midfielder Rice and Burnley goalkeeper Heaton included in Gareth Southgate’s squad for games against Czech Republic and Montenegro WT24 Desk Declan Rice has been named in the England squad for the first time ahead of the upcoming Euro 2020 Qualifiers, with Tom Heaton also included, Sky Sports reports. West Ham midfielder Rice decided in February to commit his international ...

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Catch drops cost Tigers

WT24 Desk Dropped catches proved costly for Bangladesh as Ross Taylor brought up his 18th century and New Zealand closed in on a first innings lead in the rain-disrupted second Test in Wellington, AFP reports. At lunch on day four Monday, Taylor was on 103 with Henry Nicholls on nine as New Zealand reached 198 for three in reply to ...

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‘Exceptional Lallana’ can be Liverpool’s joker in the title race

Liverpool have added another option to their armoury with the return of the England playmaker as they seek to keep up the pressure on Man City WT24 Desk There was widespread bemusement around Anfield upon the announcement that Adam Lallana would be starting a must-win Premier League game against Burnley, according to goal.com. With Liverpool having squandered their advantage in the title race to Manchester City – ...

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Knockaert wonder strike sees off Palace

Anthony Knockaert’s second-half wonder strike saw Brighton beat Crystal Palace 2-1 at Selhurst Park to move level on points with their rivals. WT24 Desk Anthony Knockaert’s second-half wonder strike saw Brighton beat Crystal Palace 2-1 at Selhurst Park to move level on points with their rivals, Sky Sports reports. Glenn Murray, who was only playing after Florin Andone was injured ...

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