His side comes into the Champions Trophy eighth in the ICC ODI rankings, but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is confident of making the most of having nothing to lose in the upcoming tournament.
Achanta Sharath Kamal will spearhead the Indian challenge at the 2017 World Table Tennis Championships, to be held here from May 29 to June 5.
The second edition of the Indian Open of Surfing got underway amidst much fanfare at the Sasihithlu beach of this Karnataka city on Friday.
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and Spanish Garbine Muguruza are set to begin the defence of their titles in the French Open against Spaniard Marcel Granollers and Italy's Francesca Schiavone, respectively, according to the draw held on Friday.
Bosnia and Herzegovina coach Mehmed Bazdarevic on Friday announced its squad for the 2018 World Cup football qualifier against Greece.
India failed to breach the Chinese wall and went down to the top seed nation 0-3 in the quarter-finals of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship here on Friday.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has reportedly asked legendary pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva to be an ambassador of clean sports in Russia, a source close to the situation has said.
Manchester United on Friday announced that right-back Antonio Valencia has signed a contract which will keep him with the English football giants until June 2019, with the option to extend for a further year.
West Ham United on Friday announced that veteran Argentine full-back Pablo Zabaleta will join the capital football club on a two-year deal on July 1, when his contract with Manchester City expires.
Former football star David Beckham says he got a new perspective on life after spending time with underprivileged children.