Sport News Update, what you need to know.
CRICKET – Glenn Maxwell bowled a double-wicket maiden in the final over to secure Australia an amazing one-run victory and confirm a 3-0 clean-sweep of Pakistan in their ODI series.
MOTORSPORT – Chaz Mostert won an extraordinary Bathurst 1000, the 22-year-old not hitting the lead until the final lap as he became the first driver to win from last place on the grid in the longest version of the endurance classic.
SOCCER – Brisbane made a poor start to their A-League title defence, with Matt McKay sent off in a 2-1 upset loss to Adelaide United at Suncorp Stadium.
SOCCER – England was forced to rely on a 74th minute Wayne Rooney free kick to beat 10-man Estonia 1-0 away from home to maintain their 100 per cent record in Euro 2016 qualifying.
MOTORSPORT – Lewis Hamilton reeled off his fourth consecutive victory to extend his lead in the Formula One drivers’ title race, winning the inaugural Russian Grand Prix in emphatic fashion with Aussie Daniel Ricciardo finishing seventh.
TENNIS – Roger Federer insists he won’t go out of his way to capture the coveted year-end world No.1 ranking, despite sealing back-to-back Masters wins in Shanghai with a 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-2) victory over Gilles Simon.
RUGBY LEAGUE – Uncapped prop Aaron Woods may have played his way into Australia’s Four Nations squad, after producing a two-try performance in a 34-16 win for the Prime Minister’s XIII against Papua New Guinea.