While You Were Asleep: Pakistan level T20I series, Tiafoe seals Laver Cup for Team World, Denmark stun France in Nations League

Haris Rauf’s two wickets within the penultimate over helped Pakistan to drag off an exciting three-run win over England to sq. the seven-match collection at 2-2.

Chasing Pakistan’s 166, England wanted 33 off 18 balls however drastically improved its probabilities when Liam Dawson (34 off 17) smacked quick bowler Mohammad Hasnain for twenty-four runs within the 18th over — together with 4 boundaries and a six.

Dawson then pulled pacer Haris Rauf for one more boundary early within the subsequent over. At 162 for 7, and needing solely 5 runs off 10 balls, England had been the favorite to win. However Rauf (3-32) had completely different concepts as he grabbed the important wicket of Dawson, who was caught at midwicket, earlier than rattling the stumps of Olly Stone for a golden duck.

With 4 required off the ultimate over, Reece Topley was run out on the non-striker’s finish as England was dismissed for 163 with 4 balls to spare.

Earlier, Rizwan lived as much as his billing because the world’s top-ranked T20 batsman. He scored 67-ball 88 and shared a 97-run stand for the opening wicket with captain Babar Azam.

The Pakistan middle-order, nonetheless, faltered once more with Shan Masood (21) and Khushdil Shah (2) falling cheaply as England restricted the hosts to 166 for 4 regardless of a late flurry from Asif Ali (13 not out).

Workforce World beat star-studded Workforce Europe

Frances Tiafoe stole Roger Federer’s highlight as he staved off 4 match factors and got here again to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 1-6, 7-6 (11), 10-8, giving Workforce World its first triumph in 5 editions.

Tiafoe once more confirmed the world why he’s a distinct beast within the tiebreakers. He went a tournament-record 8-0 in tiebreakers at Flushing Meadows this month and was simply as resilient Sunday.

Two days in the past, Tiafoe, a US Open runner-up, alongwith Jack Sock had defeated Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal in a tearful farewell or the Swiss nice on the O2 Area.

Workforce World loved a brilliant Sunday as Canadian younger gun Felix Auger-Aliassime surprised 21-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-6(3). Earlier, Auger-Aliassime had partnered American Sock to a 2-6 6-3 10-8 win towards Andy Murray and Matteo Berrettini.

Workforce World might be aiming to retain their title subsequent 12 months when the occasion takes place in Vancouver.

Denmark beat holders France

Kasper Dolberg and Andreas Skov Olsen objectives helped Denmark to beat Defending Nations League and World Cup champion France misplaced 2-0.

The French and the Danes will meet once more in Qatar with Tunisia and Australia additionally of their group.

Kylian Mbappe had a very good shot parried away by Kasper Schmeichel and Aurelien Tchouameni and Eduardo Camavinga bossed the midfield as France had been on high within the opening phases of a full of life sport, however they regularly pale away.

Thomas Delaney had Denmark’s first probability within the twenty third minute when his header was blocked by Alphonse Areola.

The hosts opened the scoring on 34 minutes when Dolberg latched on to an ideal cross from Christian Eriksen.

5 minutes later, Skov Olsen’s volley from simply outdoors the realm gave Denmark a 2-0 lead.

France lacked defensive stability with Raphael Varane on the bench as Deschamps appeared to protect different key gamers amid a packed schedule.

Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud had been additionally substituted within the second half, as with Austria trailing in Croatia, Les Bleus had nothing to achieve or lose within the finale.

World champions France, who had a number of first-choice gamers out injured, together with Paul Pogba, Karim Benzema and Hugo Lloris, had been a far cry from their finest. Deschamps might be crossing fingers that every one have recovered for the event in Qatar.


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