Here is Sportzwiki’s daily news round-up, featuring top sports news from around the world, on 19th January 2018. Here’s all the news from sporting events like cricket, football, WWE, Tennis and other sports took over the attention of all the sports enthusiasts.
New Zealand vs Pakistan, 5th ODI, Wellington
New Zealand completed a 5-0 whitewash of touring Pakistan as they won the fifth ODI by 15 runs at the Basin Reserve in Wellington. New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat first. New Zealand’s opener Martin Guptill scored his 13th ODI century to help his team propel to reach a safe score of 271/7 in their 50 overs. Ross Taylor also played a handy knock of 59 runs in the middle order. Rumman Raees was the pick of the bowlers for Pakistan as he picked up three wickets. In reply, Pakistan was bowled out for 256 in 49 overs. Haris Sohail was the top scorer with 63 runs while Shadab Khan also scored a half-century. Matt Henry picked up four wickets, and spinner Mitchell Santner finished with three wickets. Martin Guptill was adjudged the man of the match as well as the man of the series.
2018 ICC Under-19 World Cup, Results
India vs Zimbabwe
India defeated Zimbabwe by 10 wickets in the third and final group stage match. India bowled out Zimbabwe for a mere 155 in the first innings and then chased down the target in 21.4 overs to qualify for the knockout round.
Australia 370/8 beat PNG 59 all out by 311 runs
Pakistan 190/7 beat Sri Lanka 188 by three wickets
Australian Open, Men’s Single’s, Results
Rafael Nadal vs D. Dzumhur
Rafael Nadal progressed to the round of 16 as defeated 28th seed D. Dzumhur in straight sets as he won the match 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 in under two hours.
Grigor Dimitrov defeated Andrey Rublev 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
- Carreno Busta defeated G. Muller 7-6, 4-6, 7-5, 7-5
- Seppi defeated Ivo Karlovic 6-3, 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 9-7
- Schwartzman defeated A. Dolgopolov 6-7, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3
Australian Open, Women’s Single’s, Results
- Svitolina defeated M. Kostyuk 6-2, 6-2
- Mertens defeated A. Cornet 7-5, 6-4
- Suarez Navarro defeated K. Kanepi 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
Copa Del Rey, Results
Leganes vs Real Madrid
Marco Asesnsio’s 89th-minute goal clinched the victory for the struggling Real Madrid 1-0 in the first leg of the quarter-final match of Copa Del Rey.