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UPDATE: Brian "fine and watching the cricket"

Brian Lara is said to be "fine and watching the cricket" after being taken to hospital after complaining of chest pains on Tuesday.

The Press Trust of India (PTI) news agency said quoting a source close to the player that the 50-year-old was rushed to the hospital after complaining of discomfort during a promotional event.

Lara was in Mumbai to take part in events organised by Star Sports, the official broadcasters of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup in India.

Malinga burst stuns England

Veteran pacer Lasith Malinga produced his best bowling at the ICC World Cup as Sri Lanka pulled off a stunning 20-run upset of pre-tournament favourites and hosts England at Headingley, Leeds, Friday.
Defending 232 in the second innings, Malinga returned figures of four wickets for 43 runs as England were skittled out for 212 - their second loss of the tournament.
Malinga removed the heart of the England batting order in two spells, including the scalps of Jonny Bairstow (0), James Vince (14), Joe Root (57) and Jos Butler (10).

Panama outplays Soca Warriors 2-0

Two sec­ond-half goals by Ar­man­do Coop­er in the 52nd and Edgar Barce­nas in the 68th minute for Pana­ma, con­fined T&T to its first de­feat 2-0 in Group D of the CON­CA­CAF Gold Cup in the Unit­ed States on Tues­day night.

The re­sult now means that the So­ca War­riors will have to get a re­sult each when they face the host in their sec­ond match on Sat­ur­day, and then four days lat­er when they take on re­gion­al ri­vals Guyana.

WI legends slam fast bowlers' poor tactics

For­mer West In­dies fast bowler Joel 'Big Bird' Gar­ner stormed out of the Taunton Coun­ty Ground an an­gry man af­ter the West In­dies' sev­en-wick­et loss to Bangladesh in their lat­est ICC 2019 World Cup match on Mon­day, say­ing the bowlers didn't tar­get the wick­et but the Bangladeshi bats­men.

De­spite tal­ly­ing 321 runs, their high­est to­tal so far in the com­pe­ti­tion, the West In­dies were beat­en all over the ground by Bangladesh all-rounder Shak­ib Al Hasan, who hit an un­beat­en 124 to lead his team to a win with al­most 10 overs to spare.

Nuclear Power ready to explode in President's Cup

The Har­ri­ram Gob­in trained Nu­clear Pow­er who won last year's Gold Cup is my se­lec­tion to win to­day's fea­ture event the Grade Three— Pres­i­dent's Cup over 1,900 me­tres on the main track, at San­ta Rosa Park, Ari­ma this af­ter­noon. Car­los Ro­jas has been booked to part­ner the Shiv­am Ma­haraj owned 2018 Gold Cup win­ner, to get back on the win­ning trail.

The fil­ly has been spe­cial­ly pre­pared for this event and has the class and stay­ing pow­er to out­run her ri­vals. On the form book, the im­prov­ing Nu­clear Pow­er will be dif­fi­cult to peg back.

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