Daredevils bat, Mumbai bring back Mustafizur for must-win game

3:00 AM ET Toss: Delhi Daredevils chose to bat v Mumbai IndiansLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details play 3:42 Ajit Agarkar and Graeme Swann feel Jasprit Bumrah’s form is a major boost for Mumbai Indians at this stage of the tournament Mumbai knew exactly what they had to do coming into this game to make the playoffs: win. Now after the toss in Delhi, they’ll even know how many runs they’ll…

May 20, 2018
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Rajput appointed short-term Zimbabwe head coach

May 20, 2018

5:26 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Former India batsman Lalchand Rajput has been appointed Zimbabwe head coach on a three-month deal, which might be extended based on the results. Rajput replaced Heath Streak, who, along with the entire coaching staff, was sacked in March after the team failed to qualify for the 2019 World Cup. Rajput’s first assignment will be a rather challenging one, with Zimbabwe set to play a home…

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Rozier: 'We needed to get our butts whooped'

May 20, 2018

1:20 AM ET CLEVELAND — Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier believes his team got a much-needed wake-up call during Saturday’s lopsided Game 3 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals. The Cavaliers jumped Boston early en route to a 116-86 triumph that narrowed the Celtics’ series lead to 2-1. Rozier hinted that the Celtics might have gotten a little too content after taking the first two games…

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Mosaddek Hossain back in Bangladesh T20 squad

May 20, 2018

2:20 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN The Bangladesh selectors have recalled batsman Mosaddek Hossain to their T20 squad for the three-match series against Afghanistan next month. They have axed batsman Imrul Kayes, pacer Taskin Ahmed and wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan from the squad that played their previous international assignment: the Nidahas Trophy in March. Imrul and Nurul didn’t play a match in the tournament in Sri Lanka while Taskin was below par….

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Cavs finally unlocked, match LeBron's intensity to claim Game 3

12:40 AM ET CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers’ struggles with the Boston Celtics early in the East finals involved nuance, circumstance and shades of gray. Also, they couldn’t make a 3-pointer, open or contested. Complete coverage | Expert picks | Bracket • 5-on-5: Steph, LeBron and Finals favorites• ESPN Forecast: Who makes, wins Finals?• Is Jose Calderon a billionaire? Not exactly• Is Brad Stevens more valuable than a star?• How…

May 20, 2018
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Green: Warriors 'at our best' when threatened

May 20, 2018

8:44 PM ET OAKLAND, Calif. — After the Golden State Warriors suffered a 22-point blowout loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, Draymond Green says he expects his team to have an edge heading into Game 3 on Sunday. “I think we’re at our best when we feel threatened,” Green said following practice on Saturday. “Game 1 we felt threatened, we came out with…

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Justify clear winner in heavy fog at Preakness

May 20, 2018

6:57 PM ET Amid heavy fog and on a wet, muddy track, Justify won the 143rd Preakness Stakes. Bravazo finished second and Tenfold third. Good Magic was neck-in-neck with Justify but finished fourth. Justify won the Kentucky Derby and sets up a Triple Crown run at the Belmont Stakes. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Read More… Via:: NDTV – Sports       

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Hall of Famer Russell released from hospital

May 20, 2018

2:36 PM ET Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell was released from the hospital Saturday after an overnight stay for an unspecified reason, he confirmed on Twitter. Thank you everyone for the kind thoughts, yes I was taken to the hospital last night & as my wife likes to remind me I don’t drink enough. On my way home & as most my friends know I don’t have a…

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Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman lead way against modest attack

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Pakistanis 321 for 9 (Azhar 73, Zaman 71, Salahuddin 69*) v LeicestershireScorecard If Pakistan are to win a Test series in England for the first time in more than two decades, it seems likely Azhar Ali will need to lead the way with the bat. Without some of those familiar names of recent times – the likes of Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq, who both averaged…

May 20, 2018
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Gareth Berg's dramatic 65 from 37 steals victory for Hampshire

May 19, 2018

3:00 AM ET ECB Reporters Network Hampshire 253 for 8 (Berg 65, Amla 63, Wiese 3-46) beat Sussex 250 (Finch 108, Wright 56, Berg 3-51) by two wicketsScorecard Allrounder Gareth Berg produced a match-winning performance as Hampshire began their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign with a thrilling two-wicket win over Sussex with four balls to spare at Hove. Sussex looked favourites when Hashim Amla was sixth out for 63 to…

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