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Man City stumble again to Shelvey stunner at Newcastle

WT24 Desk Manchester City’s Premier League title hopes faltered once more as the champions twice blew a lead to draw 2-2 at Newcastle on Saturday, AFP reports. Pep Guardiola’s men were frustrated for long spells after Jetro Willems quickly cancelled out Raheem Sterling’s first half opener, but seemed to have found the moment of magic they needed thanks to Kevin ...

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Warner hits triple century, Smith shatters record as Pakistan suffer

WT24 Desk An irrepressible David Warner smashed an unbeaten 335 on Saturday while Steve Smith became the fastest man to 7,000 Test runs as Australia took control of the day-night second Test against Pakistan, AFP reports.Skipper Tim Paine waved his players back into the pavilion at 589 for three ahead of the second day’s dinner break with Warner on the ...

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Warner, Labuschagne tons punish Pakistan in day-night Test

WT24 Desk David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne both plundered back-to-back centuries as Australia stamped their authority on the opening day of the day-night second Test in Adelaide Friday, AFP reports. At the close on a rain-interrupted day, the home team were a dominant 302 for one with the pair building an ominous 294-run partnership, leaving Pakistan with a huge battle ...

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Mbappe stars as PSG snatch dramatic point at Real Madrid

WT24 Desk Kylian Mbappe instigated a dramatic Champions League comeback on Tuesday as Paris Saint-Germain scored twice in two minutes to rescue a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid and secure first place in Group A, AFP reports.Madrid dominated the majority of a pulsating contest at the Santiago Bernabeu and looked to have sewn up an impressive victory when Karim Benzema ...

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Four-member delegation of Manchester United reaches Dhaka

WT24 Desk A four-member delegation of English Premier League giants Manchester United Football Club are in Dhaka now to discuss the possibility of the club playing a friendly match here, agencies report. Bangladesh Football Federation is planning to arrange the game in Dhaka in March next year as part of the celebrations marking the birth centenary of Father of the ...

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India clinch Test series 2-0 against Bangladesh

WT24 Desk Paceman Umesh Yadav claimed five wickets as India thrashed Bangladesh in just over two days of their first day-night Test to sweep the series 2-0 on Sunday, AFP reports. Bangladesh were bowled out for 195 in less than an hour of the first session on day three in Kolkata, as India won by an innings and 46 runs ...

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Mushfique’s fight takes Kolkata Test to Day 3

WT24 Desk A sparkling century by Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma’s four wickets put India on the cusp of a big win over Bangladesh on just the second day of their maiden day-night Test on Saturday, AFP reports. The tourists were 152 for six at stumps in their second innings, still needing 89 runs to avoid an innings defeat in ...

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Historic day-night Test at Eden Gardens

Hasina, Mamata open match WT24 Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee on Friday rang the ceremonial bell for the opening of the historic day-night Test match between Bangladesh and India at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. The Prime Minister arrived at the Eden Gardens at 12:25pm (local time) and rang the bell ...

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Mourinho new Spurs boss after Pochettino sacking

WT24 Desk Jose Mourinho promised “real passion” following his appointment as Tottenham Hotspur boss on Wednesday after Mauricio Pochettino was sacked by the struggling Premier League club, AFP reports. The former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester United manager was announced as the new boss at White Hart Lane hours after the Argentine was dismissed on Tuesday evening. “I couldn’t be ...

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Twilight hours to be tough for batsmen in day-night Test: Vettori

WT24 Desk Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach Daniel Vettori believes the evening hours of the first-ever day-night Kolkata Tests might shake up Bangladesh, reports UNB. The Bangladesh team reached Kolkata on Tuesday and they conducted their first practice session at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday morning. “The last session with the pink-ball will be very difficult because things can do something ...

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