Global Sports Round Up on 16th January, 2018

Prabhangad Singh / 16 January 2018

Here is Sportzwiki’s daily news round-up, featuring top sports news from around the world, on 16th 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.

South Africa vs India, 2nd Test, Centurion 

Virat Kohli
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South Africa leads India by 201 runs in the second innings of the second Test, as they reached 173/5 at lunch on day four.

Overnight batsmen Dean Elgar and AB De Villiers started day four strongly, as Elgar completed his first half-century of the series. However, Mohammed Shami dismissed both the batsmen soon after and was also responsible for the third wicket in the morning session of day four.

Proteas captain Faf Du Plessis and Vernon Philander were at the crease at the lunch break.

New Zealand vs Pakistan, 4th ODI, Hamilton

Hosts New Zealand took a 4-0 lead in the five-match series after winning the fourth ODI by five wickets at the Seddon Park in Hamilton. Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat first and set New Zealand a target of 263, courtesy four half-centuries for the tourists. Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail and Sarfraz Ahmed scored 54, 50 and 51, respectively but the top scorer for the tourists was Mohammed Hafeez who scored 81.

Tim Southee was the pick of the bowler for the Kiwi’s picking up three wickets. New Zealand started well with both the openers putting up 88 runs opening wicket partnership but were reduced to 154/5 in the 35th over. However, all-rounder Colin De Grandhomme scored a 40 ball 74 to win the match for the hosts with 25 deliveries in hand.

English Premier League, Results

Manchester United vs Stoke City

Manchester United thrashed Stoke City 3-0 at Old Trafford on Monday. Returning from an injury, Antonio Valencia scored in the 9th minute to give the hosts a 1-0 lead. Anthony Martial doubled the lead in the 38th minute via Paul Pogba’s assist. Romelu Lukaku sealed the match for United in the 72nd minute.

Australian Open, Day Two, Results

Alexander Zverev beats T. Fabbiano 6-1, 7-6, 7-5

Sam Querry beats F. Lopez 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

F. Verdasco beats R. Bautista Agut 6-1, 7-5, 7-5

Lacko beats Milos Raonic 6-7, 7-5, 6-4, 7-6

Stan Wawrinka beats R. Berankis 6-3, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6

Novak Djokovic beats D. Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-4

Richard Gasquet beats B. Kavcic 6-1, 6-4, 7-5

Tomas Berdych beats A. De Minaur6-3, 3-6, 6-0, 6-1

Roger Federer beats A. Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3

Dominic Thiem beats G. Pella 6-4, 6-4, 6-4