Daily sports round-up around the globe on 22nd March 2018

Here’s the daily sports round-up from around the globe on 22nd March 2018

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Here is Sportzwiki’s daily sports round-up which features prime news from around the world, on 22nd March 2018. It’s further about sporting events like cricket, football, and badminton which has already grabbed the attention of all the sports enthusiasts.

Peshawar Zalmi to face of Islamabad United in PSL 3 finale –

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Kamran Akmal played a blinder for Zalmi against Kings. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Batting first, Darren Sammy-led Zalmi rode on the brilliant half-century of wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal. The aggressive opening batsman alongside new batting partner Andre Fletcher registered 107-run stand for the first wicket.

In the rain-curtailed fixture, Zalmi set the target of 171 in 16 overs for Karachi Kings-led by Mohammad Amir in Imad Wasim’s absence.

The grand finale of the third edition is slated for the National Stadium in Karachi on March 25. Zalmi will face off table-toppers United.

Windies are through to the 2019 World Cup after DLS win –

Sports round-up, Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi Kings, Windies, Scotland, 2018 ICC World Cup Qualifiers
Jason Holder expressed satisfaction after an all-important win. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

In yet another enticing clash, it is more of a heartbreak for Scotland cricket.

In the Super Six clash of the WC qualifiers, Windies is topping the charts with four wins in five outings. The Jason Holder-led side has collected eight points.

At the Harare Sports Club, Windies found it hard it between the overs before rain played the spoilsport.

In the virtual semifinal clash, Scotland made the Caribbean toil hard before qualifying for the marquee event scheduled in England, next year (2019). Scotland were five-run short when umpires decided it’s enough for the day.

The fast bowler for Scotland Safyaan Sharif was adjudged Man of the Match for his splendid figures of three for 27 in his nine overs.

Trent Boult Southee strangulate England for 58 –

Sports round-up, Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi Kings, Windies, Scotland, 2018 ICC World Cup Qualifiers, New Zealand, England, Auckland, Trent Boult,
Kane Williamson took a screamer to send Stuart Broad back to the hut. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

In the day-night Test at Eden Park in Auckland on Thursday (March 22), New Zealand bowlers proved to be a nightmare for England batters.

The Joe Root-led side was bundled out for 58 in 20.4 overs. Boult bagged six wickets as his new-ball partner Southee settled with four.

At stumps, the Kiwis were 175 for three in 69 overs. The hosts took the first innings lead of 117. Skipper Kane Williamson is batting on 91 off 177 balls as Henry Nicholls scored 24 off 67 balls.

Serena Williams crashes out of Miami Open –

Sports round-up, Miami Open, Tennis, Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams
Naomi Osaka shock Serena Williams in the opening round of Miami Open. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Ace Tennis star Serena Williams lost in straight sets to Noami Osaka from Japan 6-3, 6-2. The rare blip saw the veteran crashing out in the very first round of the Miami Open 2018.

After making a return, Serena had a torrid time against Noami at the court. Pertinently, she was making a return after the motherhood.

It was first career win for Naomi against the World No. 1. With this win, she has advanced to the first mandatory final.

Recently, the emerging talent Naomi clinched the Indian Wells title.

Lewis Hamilton shoots back at Nico Rosberg –

Sports round-up, Nico Rosberg, F1, Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton clinches four coveted titles. Photo Credit: Web.

Lewis Hamilton hits back at the former F1 racer Nico Rosberg. Both drivers have represented Mercedes. The four-time World Champion Hamilton responds to the jibe by terming Rosberg is trying to gain much hype over ‘inconsistency comment’.

In his latest presser, Hamilton, who registered 62 wins, is adamant in approach after Rosberg has given his advice to drivers on how to surpass Hamilton in 2018 Formula One title.

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Tahir Ibn Manzoor is a staffer at Sportzwiki.com, who follows cricket like food after listening to running commentary on a transistor radio when he was only eight, and penned down the scorecard when he turned 11. Twitter, Instagram: TahirIbnManzoor