Evening Sports Wrap - 9 October 2016

Evening Sports Wrap - 9 October 2016

The Proteas are now 4-0 up in the five-match ODI series against Australia. South Africa, set a victory target of 168 in Port Elizabeth, cruised home with 87 balls to spare.

Kyle Abbott
Faf du Plessis top scored for the hosts with 69.
Australia had earlier been dismissed for 167.
Matthew Wade made 52 and Mitchell Marsh 50.
Kyle Abbott was the most successful home bowler.
Abbott claimed four for 40 in his eight overs.
Tabraiz Shamsi recorded figures of three for 36 in his ten overs.

New Zealand have ended day two of the third and final Test against India on 28 for no loss.
The Black Caps are replying to the Indian first innings effort of 557 for five declared in Indore.
Virat Kohli top scored for India with 211, while Ajinkya Rahane made 188.
Kohli and Rahane shared in a fourth wicket partnership of 365.
India have a winning 2-0 lead in the series.

Hollywoodbets Dolphins will play their next Sunfoil Series match from this Tuesday onwards.
That is when they will meet the Lions in Potchefstroom.

Nico Rosberg is now 33 points clear of Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One championship standings.
Rosberg won the Japanese Grand Prix earlier today, while Hamilton had to settle for third at Suzuka.
Max Verstappen ended second and was initially accused by Mercedes of a breach of the rules when defending his second spot against Hamilton.
Mercedes later withdrew their appeal on a day when they claimed the constructors world championship.
Next on the Formula One menu is the United States Grand Prix.
It will take place on 23 October.

Lood de Jager has been cited after the Rugby Championship match between the Springboks and All Blacks yesterday.
De Jager is accused of breaching a law which makes it illegal to charge into a ruck or maul.
De Jager was given a yellow card in Durban and yet the citing commissioner has seen fit to charge the Springbok lock forward.

Nigeria have beaten Zambia 2-1 in their World Cup qualifier in Zambia.
Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho scored for the Super Eagles.
Collins Mbesuma replied for Zambia.

Nick Kyrgios has won the Japan Open tennis tournament.
Kyrgios defeated David Goffin 4-6 6-3 7-5 in the final.
The China Open title has gone the way of Andy Murray.
This after he beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 7-6.

Murray has now won five titles in 2016.

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