Here is the sport wrap for the day. For those who have missed some of the action, we bring you the roundup of all the games in a single piece. So here we go with Sports wrap for the 07/10/2013 :
Cricket: Australian captain George Bailey and coach Steve Rixon played down the critics and claimed that Indian series is a chance for Australia to regain the top spot in ODI format. George Bailey in particular mentioned that Aussies are capable of playing in the Indian sub-continent conditions. The Series includes a lone T-20 on Oct 10 followed by 7 ODI which starts from Oct 13.
Football: Manchester United’s players have let down new manager David Moyes after making the club’s worst start to a season since 1989, according to striker Wayne Rooney. The defending champions won 2-1 at Sunderland on Saturday but they have claimed just 10 points from their first seven Premier League games and lie six points below leaders Arsenal in ninth place.
Tennis: Newly re-crowned world number one Rafael Nadal can smash the record for Masters titles claimed in a year in Shanghai this week, as his great rival Roger Federer fights to save his season. Nadal has enjoyed one of the best spells of his career after he came back from seven months out to win two major titles, but he is still seeking further accolades.
Britain’s former world champion Lewis Hamilton says he fears Formula 1 fans will lose interest in the sport because Sebastian Vettel is so dominant. Vettel, 26, is on the brink of a fourth consecutive world championship after winning the Korean Grand Prix. Hamilton said he did not watch races when Michael Schumacher dominated. “I remember waking up to watch the start of the race then going to sleep and waking up when it ended because I knew what would happen,” said Hamilton.
Golf: The United States secured a fifth successive Presidents Cup win with an 18½-15½ victory over the Internationals at Muirfield Village. The hosts led 11½-6½ before Sunday’s four foursome matches, held over because of storms, and 12 singles. The Internationals won six of the first nine singles matches completed in Ohio but Tiger Woods’s one-up victory over Richard Sterne sealed the result. The US have now won eight of the 10 stagings of the event, with one draw.