Eng v Pak 1st Test: Woakes, Buttler lead hosts to thrilling 3-wicket win

Reading Time: 3 minutes Manchester, Aug 8 (IANS) Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler led England to an extraordinary three-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Test between the two sides at Old Trafford on Saturday. Finding themselves at 117/5 while chasing a target of 277, Woakes and Buttler’s ballistic 139-run stand for the seventh wicket brought England right back into the chase.

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Eng v Pak 1st Test, Day 4: Buttler, Woakes counter Pak charge (Tea)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Manchester, Aug 8 (IANS) Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes’ counter-attacking partnership for England stopped the Pakistan charge in the second session on Day four as the first Test between the two sides gears up to a dramatic conclusion at Old Trafford. While England need 110 more runs to win, Pakistan need 5 more wickets.

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70th Anniversary GP: Bottas pips Hamilton to pole

Reading Time: < 1 minute Silverstone, Aug 8 (IANS) Valterri Bottas beat his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to pole with a sensational final lap while Nico Hulkenberg, who is filling in for Sergio Perez at Racing Point, took a remarkable third place at Silverstone in qualifying ahead of the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. It is the first time since the 2016 Austrian GP that Hulkenberg has managed to finish in the top three at the end of qualification.

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70th Anniversary GP: Hamilton tops FP3, Norris finishes 3rd

Reading Time: < 1 minute Silverstone, Aug 8 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton finished P1 in the third free practice ahead of qualifying for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone while his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas was 0.163s behind in second place. McLaren’s Lando Norris put his hat at the top of the grid as well, finishing third, +0.581s behind Hamilton.

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