Here is Sportzwiki’s daily news round-up, featuring top sports news from around the world, on 7th February 2018. Here’s all the news from sporting events like cricket, football, WWE, Tennis and other global sports grabbed the attention of all the sports enthusiasts.
Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20I, Sharjah:
Afghanistan defeated Zimbabwe for the second night straight as they won the second Twenty20 International match in Sharjah by 17 runs.
Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to field first. Afghanistan scored 158 for nine in their quota of 20 overs.
Batsman Mohammed Nabi was the top scorer with 45 runs while top-order batsmen Karim Sadiq and Asghar Stanikzai scored 28 and 27 respectively.
Tendai Chatara picked up three wickets for Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe scored just 141 for 5 in the second innings.
Sikander Raza was the top scorer with 40 runs. Star leg-spinner Rashid Khan picked up two wickets.
South Africa vs India, 3rd ODI, Cape Town:
South Africa won the toss and decided to bowl first in the third One-day International at the Newlands in Cape Town on Wednesday (February 7). India leads the six-match series 2-0.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen and young fast bowler Lungi Ngidi have been included in the South African playing XI and will make their ODI debut. India has gone in with the same side.
Australia vs England, 2nd T20, Hobart:
England set the target of 156 runs for Australia in the second match of the Trans-Tasman Tri-series.
Australia won the toss and elected to bowl first. Dawid Malan was the top scorer for England with 50 runs. Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales scored 22 runs each. Glen Maxwell picked up three wickets in the innings. England finished their 20 overs at 155 for nine.
Australia lost the wickets of David Warner and Chris Lynn and were 34 for 2 in four overs at the time of filing this report.
FA Cup, Results
Birmingham 1-4 Huddersfield
Rochdale 1-0 Millwall
Swansea 8-1 Notts County
French Cup, Results
Sochaux 1-4 PSG
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