WION Sports News: Top sports results this week

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates victory against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 21, 2018, 12.59 AM (IST)

WION's pick of the week

When 'East' and 'West' collided on the sports field

Glam quotient @ Australian Open: Sharapova, Wozniacki & Co set court on fire

 

Cricket

3rd ODI: England beat Australia by 16 runs to clinch series

The hosts struggled and managed only 286 runs while chasing a huge target of 303.

India beat Pakistan to lift Blind Cricket World Cup 2018

India defeated arch-rival Pakistan by two wickets at Sharjah cricket stadium to clinch the 5th Blind Cricket World Cup on Saturday

New Zealand complete series whitewash over Pakistan

A century to Martin Guptill helped the Black Caps set a 272 total that proved too much for Pakistan after Matt Henry tore through their top order

India vs South Africa 2nd Test: Ngidi's 6-wicket haul helps South Africa beat India by 135 runs, clinch series 2-0

Debutant Lungi Ngidi helped South Africa to win the second Test match against India by 135 runs at Centurion on Wednesday

Virat Kohli found guilty of 'misbehaving' with umpires, fined

On the Day 3 of the second Test against South Africa at Centurion Indian skipper Virat Kohli was penalised 25 % of match fee for “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”

Afghanistan to play maiden Test against India at Bengaluru in June

Afghanistan will play its maiden Test match in the southern Indian city of Bangalore on June 14, cricket officials announced Tuesday

Sunil Gavaskar remembers MS Dhoni as India's batting line fails against South Africa

"I would have actually liked him to maybe give up captaincy and still stay in the team as wicketkeeper-batsman," said Gavaskar

Highlights:

Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag eye Under-19 champs

Should U-19 World Cup be the stepping stone for cricketers aiming international level?

U-19 World Cup: Meet the other Afridi, fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi

Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

David Warner's daughter cheering for England

Sehwag confident of Yuvraj capable of making strong comeback like Ashish Nehra

MS Dhoni launches his cricket academy in Singapore

Despite Test loss, Indian players prefer to hang out with their wives than practice

 

 

Tennis

Australian Open: Indian duo Leander Paes Purav Raja crash out

The Indian pair lost to the 11th seeded Colombian duo 1-6, 2-6, in an hour-and-nine-minute-long match

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals

Rafa was taken to four gruelling sets in almost four hours before winning 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 6-3 on Rod Laver Arena

 Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki books quarter-finals berth

The world number two from Denmark will face the unseeded Carla Suarez Navarro from Spain for a place in the semi-finals

Highlights:

Simona Halep vs Lauren Davis: The epic contest in Australian Open

Australian Open: Tennis stars show love for animals

 

 

Football

EPL: Anthony Martial strike gives United points at Turf Moor

Burnley manager Sean Dyche, whose team have now gone seven league games without a win and dropped to eighth on the table, was upbeat about his team's performance

EPL: Aguero hat-trick reboots Man City's title charge

Manchester City is again 12 points clear of second-placed Manchester United

Barcelona deny reports of Griezmann agreement

Barcelona has released a statement to deny the reports of a Catalan newspaper that FCB has reached an agreement to sign Antoine Griezmann

 

 

Rallying

The 40th edition of Dakar rally ends in Argentina

Sainz, Walkner, Casale and Nikolaev win the 40th edition of the Dakar Rally in style