Sports News Highlights SCORE| Haryana Steelers 50-33 Telugu Titans, Pro Kabaddi Season 9: HS dominate TT
LIVE Sports Latest Updates in India on December 8: AUS vs WI 1st Test Day 1, Lanka Premier League 2022 matches and Pro Kabaddi League 2022 games and much more today.
Stand-in Australian captain Steve Smith will look to complete a 2-0 Test series whitewash when the home side take on West Indies in the second Day/Night Test starting at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday (December 8). Australian thrashed the Windies by 164 runs in the first Test at Perth thanks to double centuries by Smith and Marnus Labuschagne.
Kraigg Brathwaite’s WI will look to walk away from this series with some pride in what will be coach Phil Simmons’s final game in charge. With regular Australian skipper Pat Cummins injured, Ashes hero Scott Boland will return to the side and tearaway Lance Morris is also waiting in the wings.
We will also have one match in the ongoing Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2022. Dambulla Aura will take on Colombo Stars in the only game of the day. In the Pro Kabaddi League, Bengal Warriors will take on Dabang Delhi while Haryana Steelers will face off against Telegu Titans.
India captain Harmanpreet Kaur and Australian skipper Alyssa Healy will be addressing the media on Thursday (December 8) ahead of the first India Women vs Australia Women T20I match at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai on Friday (December 9).
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LIVE Haryana Steelers vs Telugu Titans, PKL 9 SCORE: HAR beat TEL
Haryana Steelers defeat the Telugu Titans by 27 points, what a dominant performance from the Haryana side to beat the Telugu Titans.
Haryana 50 - 33 Telugu
LIVE Haryana Steelers vs Telugu Titans, PKL 9 SCORE: Intense contest!
The second match of today's PKL fixtures is LIVE now. Haryana Steelers and Telugu Titans going at it toe to toe.
Haryana 4 - 4 Telugu
LIVE Bengal Warriors vs Dabang Delhi, PKL 9 SCORE: Delhi bounce back!
Delhi Dabang were trailing the whole game and now they are leading the match with just 10 minutes left on the clock.
Bengal 32 - 33 Delhi
LIVE Bengal Warriors vs Dabang Delhi, PKL 9 SCORE: Hello!
Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the PKL Season 9 match between Bengal Warriors and Dabang Delhi.
Delhi 0 - Bengal
LPL 2022: Colombo Stars win
Dambulla Aura were cruising to the win yet they lose this to Colombo Stars by 9 runs. Suranga Lakmal and Dominic Drakes pick 2 wickets each for Stars. This is the first win for Colombo this season and second consecutive loss for Dambulla.
CLS 165/9 (20)
DMA 156/7 (20)
Colombo Stars won by 9 runs
LPL 2022: Dambulla nearing win
Dambulla Aura is inching towards win in their second match. The Colombo Stars are not out of the contest yet. They have picked 3 wickets so far. Let's see whether they can take the match deep or not.
DMA 111/3 (13.3)
Dambulla Aura need 55 runs in 39 balls
AUS vs WI: Stumps, Day 1
The first day of the 2nd Australia vs West Indies Test comes to an end with Marnus Labuschagne and Travis Head scoring centuries to keep Australia in a dominant position in the 2nd Test.
AUS 330/3 (89)
Day 1: Stumps
Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test LIVE: Travis Head inching close to ton!
Travis Head inching close to his century after Marnus Labuschagne completes his. Both batters have frustrated the West Indies bowling attack so far after Steve Smith's dismissal for a duck.
AUS - 298/3, Head 90 (118) & Labuschagne 112 (216)
Australia vs West Indies: Marnus Labuschagne completes 100
Marnus Labuschagne completes ton, another one in the Test series. Australia continue to be on top. Travis Head has also completed his fifty. West Indies on back foot and need to break this partnership.
AUS 261/3 (73)
LPL 2022: Colombo stars opt to bat
Colombo Stars opt to bat vs Dambulla Aura and have lost three wickets in the first 6 overs. Dickweall and Bopara in the middle for Colombo.
CLS 48/3 (6)
AUS vs WI 2nd Test: Australia on top
Labuschagne and Head keep going strong for Australia vs West Indies on Day 1 of the second Test. The team total have gone past 200 run mark.
AUS 218/3 (64.4)
Cricketer loses four teeth while taking a catch
Sri Lanka's Chamika Karunaratne took a catch in Lankan Premier League and lose four of his teeth while playing for Kandy Falcons vs Galle Gladiators.
AUS vs WI 2nd Test: Tea session begins
Marnus Labuschagneand Travis Head begin the third session as Australia are in a solid state right now. Marnus has already completed a half-century and now Head is heading into one.
AUS 190/3 (56)
AUS vs WI: Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head going strong at Tea
Australia have rebuilt well after losing two quick wickets in the second session. Marnus Labuschagne is batting on 69 and Travis Head is on 30 and the duo have put on 58 runs for the fourth wicket.
Australia 1st inngs 189/3 vs West Indies
AUS vs WI, 2nd Test: Marnus Labuschagne completes 50 again
Marnus Labuschagne completes his third successive fifty off 108 balls, can he convert it into century again? Travis Head is batting on 9.
Australia 1st inngs 149/3 vs West Indies
AUS vs WI: Steve Smith GONE for DUCK!
Stand-in Australia captain Steve Smith gone for a DUCK now. West Indies pacer Jason Holder catches Smith off his own bowling. Australia have lost their third wicket now.
Australia 1st innings 131/3 vs West Indies
AUS vs WI, Day 1: Australia lose 2nd wicket, Usman Khawaja GONE!
Australia have lost their second wicket, opener Usman Khawaja is gone for 62 off 129 balls with Devon Thomas getting the breakthrough. Marnus Labuschagne is batting on 40.
Australia 1st inngs 129/2 in 41.1 overs vs West Indies
AUS vs WI: Australia 100 comes up after Dinner break
Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne have carried on their partnership after the Dinner break on Day 1 of the 2nd Test. Khawaja is batting on 62 and Labuschagne is on 27.
Australia 1st inngs 115/1 vs West Indies
Dambulla Aura vs Colombo Stars: Check Live Streaming details
Dambulla Aura will take on Colombo Stars in Match No. 5 of the ongoing Lanka Premier League 2022.
Australia vs West Indies: Debutant Marquino Mindley INJURED
After leaving the field in first session West Indies debutant Marquino Mindley was assessed by medial team. The diagnosis is right hamstring discomfort. He’s being prepared to get a scan.
After leaving the field in first session Marquino Mindley was assessed by medial team. The diagnosis is right hamstring discomfort. He's being prepared to get a scan #AUSvWI pic.twitter.com/ZdGx2Vrv1I
— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) December 8, 2022
AUS vs WI: Usman Khawaja completes 50
West Indies bowlers have restricted the scoring of Australian batters Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne. The last 10 overs have just yielded 19 runs although the 50-run partnership for the second wicket has come up. Khawaja is batting on 50 off 95 balls and Labuschagne is on 13.
Australia 1st inngs 89/1 in 28 overs vs West Indies
AUS vs WI, 1st Day: Usman Khawaja on the charge
Usman Khawaja is on the charge on Day 1 after the early loss of David Warner's wicket. Khawaja smashes debutant Marquino Mindley for a couple of fours in the 15th over to move along to 38 off 52 balls. Marnus Labuschagne is batting on 5.
Australia 1st inngs 68/1 in 15 overs vs West Indies
AUS vs WI: Alzarri Joseph STRIKES for West Indies
Alzarri Joseph has got the first wicket for the West Indies, dismisses David Warner after being smashed for three fours in that over. Warner is caught behind for 21 off 29 balls and Usman Khawaja is batting on 12.
Australia 1st inngs 34/1 in 9 overs vs West Indies
AUS vs WI: Watchful start for David Warner, Usman Khawaja
Australian openers David Warner and Usman Khawaja have made a sedate start against the Pink new ball. Warner is batting on 3 and Khawaja is on 2 after a couple of overs.
Australia 1st innings 5/0 in 2 overs vs West Indies
AUS vs WI, Day 1: Couple of changes for Australia
Australia have made a couple changes to their playing XI, Scott Boland will replace Pat Cummins while Michael Neser has come in place of Josh Hazlewood. Following is the Playing XI for the second Test...
Australia: David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith (c), Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Michael Neser, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Scott Boland
West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Shamarh Brooks, Jermaine Blackwood, Devon Thomas, Jason Holder, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Roston Chase, Alzarri Joseph, Anderson Phillip, Marquino Mindley
AUS vs WI: Australia have won TOSS, will BAT first
Australian stand-in skipper Steve Smith has won the TOSS and elected to bat first against West Indies in the second Test at the Adelaide Oval.
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