England cruises into World Cup final

Eng­land cruised in­to their first ICC World Cup fi­nal since 1992 with a crush­ing eight-wick­et win over de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Aus­tralia at Birm­ing­ham on Thurs­day.

The vic­to­ry was set up by a fiery open­ing spell of fast-bowl­ing from Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer, who ran through the Aus­tralian top or­der and even­tu­al­ly saw them dis­missed for 221 in­side of 50 overs.

Ahye faces domestic violence charges in Texas

National athlete Michelle-Lee Ahye faces domestic violence charges in Texas.

The sprinter was arrested on June 20 on the charge of assault causing bodily injury.

She was released on June 21 but will have to return to court on a date to be announced.

Ahye's wife, Chelsea Renee, placed a now deleted post on social media with what appeared to be a mugshot of Ahye, suggesting the couple had split.

Both Ahye and Chelsea no longer have pictures of each other on their social media profiles.

The couple was married last May.


Darren Bravo gets all-format contract for West Indies

Trinidad and Tobago batsman Darren Bravo has gained a contract to play all formats of cricket for the West Indies.

Cricket West Indies increased the all-formats contracts from four to seven to four  with Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul joining Test and One-Day International captain Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph and Kemar Roach on the list.

Nicholas Pooran has also been given a white-ball contract.