Dubai: Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant won the ICC’s inaugural Player of the Month award for his show in the Test series against Australia in January.
Dawar breaks 5000m record
Madhya Pradesh’s Sunil Dawar broke the 24-year-old U-20 men’s 5000m national record on his way to winning the gold in the National Junior Athletics Championships. Dawar clocked 14 minutes, 13.95 seconds.
Pakistan sweep Test series
Seamer Hasan Ali took a career-best 10 wickets in the match as Pakistan blitzed South Africa with the new ball to complete a 95-run victory in the second and final Test and claim the series 2-0.
Man City thrash Liverpool
Manchester City opened up a commanding five-point lead at the top of the Premier League as Ilkay Gundogan scored twice in a 4-1 victory at Liverpool for whom keeper Alisson endured a Sunday afternoon to forget.
Messi stars in Barca victory
Lionel Messi came off the bench to haul Barcelona back from a goal down against Real Betis to win 3-2 but it was winger Francisco Trincao who snatched victory by choosing the perfect moment to score his first goal for the club.
Churchill hold Real Kashmir
Churchill Brothers were held to their third successive draw in the I-League. They played out a goalless draw against Real Kashmir. Agencies