Here’s The Daily Sports Round Up From Around The Globe On 3rd December 2017
Here is Sportzwiki’s daily news round-up, featuring top sports news from around the world, on 3rd December 2017. Here’s all the news from sporting events like cricket, football, badminton and boxing which took over the attention of all the sports enthusiasts.
Virat Kohli’s double ton propel India to a huge total:
The India skipper continued his red-hot form, slamming a career-best 243 as India posted a mammoth 537 for 6 (declared) in the first innings of the ongoing third Test against Sri Lanka in Delhi. The hosts were looking well set to post more than 600 before Kohli declared the innings after Sri Lanka consistently complained about the polluted air.
Shaun Marsh’s century rescues Australia:
Riding on Shaun Marsh’s fifth Test century, Australia recovered from early setbacks to post a challenging 442 for 8 (declared) in the first innings of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide. England were on driver’s seat after reducing the hosts to 209 for five, but Marsh and Tim Paine steadied the ship with an 85-run stand. Paine scored 57 before being dismissed by Craig Overton. Pat Cummins also scored a handy 44 to help the home side to post a good total. Marsh remained unbeaten on 126.
PR Sreejesh set to evade punishment for playing charity match:
Indian hockey team’s number one goalkeeper PR Sreejesh is likely to get away with a reprieve after for playing in Virat Kohli’s charity football match in October. Sreejesh had featured in a ‘Celebrity Clasico’ which included stars from top sports and Bollywood.
At that time, the goalkeeper was on a break and was recuperating from a serious injury. Media reports also suggested that his decision to play the game had not gone down well with the team management. However, he is likely to be spared this time around as Hockey India is yet to initiate any disciplinary action against him.
Manchester United beats Arsenal:
Manchester United cut Manchester City’s lead at the top of the Premier League to five points on Saturday after a thrilling 3-1 victory over Arsenal at the Emirates. Antonio Valencia opened the scoring for the visitors before Jesse Lingard doubled United’s lead inside first 11 minutes. Alexandre Lacazette reduced the deficit, but a stunning show from United goalkeeper David De Gea and Lingard’s second goal sealed all the three points for Jose Mourinho’s men.
In other games, defending champions, Chelsea came from behind to beat Newcastle United 3-1 while free-scoring Liverpool thrashed Brighton 5-1.
Chelsea 3-1 Newcastle United
Brighton & Hove Albion 1-5 Liverpool
Everton 2-0 Huddersfield Town
Leicester City 1-0 Burnley
Stoke City 2-1 Swansea City
Watford 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Crystal Palace
Arsenal 1-3 Manchester United
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