Tuesday, December 30, 2014
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the first Test completed Monday, with Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson steering the Black Caps to a four-day victory built upon a strong performance by their pacemen.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Supermaxi Wild Oats XI won its eighth line honors in the Sydney to Hobart race Sunday, officials said, to become the most successful yacht in the history of the competition.
India counter-punched their way back into the third Test reckoning on the back of centuries by Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane in a record stand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
Trent Boult and Tim Southee took a wicket each before lunch on the third day of the first cricket test against Sri Lanka on Sunday to edge New Zealand closer to a win and 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Silviniaco Conti produced a stunning frontrunning performance leading from pillar to post to emulate his stablemate Kauto Star in winning back to back King George VI Chases at Kempton Park on Friday.
Wild Oats XI was leading the Sydney to Hobart fleet down Australia's east coast Saturday ahead of rival Comanche, with fellow supermaxi Perpetual Loyal out of the race.
Steve Smith put Australia in command of the third Test with a memorable innings to leave India with a massive task to stay alive in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series in Melbourne on Saturday.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Newcomer Comanche was first out of the Sydney Heads in Australia's 70th annual Sydney to Hobart yacht race in good conditions on Friday, but forecasters have warned of tricky weather ahead.
Australia's Steve Smith played another captain's knock and Chris Rogers and Shane Watson hit fifties on the opening day of the third Test against India in Melbourne on Friday.
New Zealand's big-hitting skipper Brendon McCullum was hailed Friday for his rollicking 195 to dramatically turn the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka.