Sport News Update, what you need to know.
CRICKET – The Netherlands have humiliated 2010 champions England by 45 runs at the World Twenty20 in Chittagong, while left-arm spin wizard Rangana Herath conjured up the astonishing figures of 3-5 as New Zealand were bowled out for 60 in Sri Lanka’s 59-run demolition of the Kiwis.
RUGBY LEAGUE – Canterbury chief executive Raelene Castle has accused Andrew Fifita of jumping the gun by announcing he was moving to the Bulldogs next season, with the $3.4 million deal torn up after final terms could not be agreed.
AFL – Star Fremantle midfielder Nathan Fyfe and Geelong onballer Taylor Hunt have fallen foul of the AFL’s crackdown on head-high contact, with Fyfe rubbed out for two matches and Hunt offered a one-game ban being charged with rough conduct.
RUGBY LEAGUE – An Aiden Sezer field goal 11 minutes from fulltime proved the difference as Gold Coast compounded North Queensland’s early season misery with a 13-12 NRL win on Monday night.
CRICKET – Australian fast bowler Jackson Bird has suffered another back injury, with the former Test quick ruled out of playing for English county Northamptonshire this season.