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Ton-up Younis defies Australia in first Test DUBAI: Younis Khan hit a record-equalling century to guide Pakistan to 219-4 on the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.The 36-year-old right hander scored 106 for his 25th century to help Pakistan counter the fiery pace of Mitchell Johnson (3-22) after Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat on a flat, grass-less Dubai stadium pitch.At close, skipper Misbah-ul Haq was unbeaten on 34 and with him Asad Shafiq not out nine.Batting on 99, Younis jumped out of his crease to hit off-spinner Nathan Lyon for a big six to reach the three-figure mark off 220 balls, equalling Pakistan's record for most hundreds held by Inzamam-ul Haq.Younis reached the mark in his 92nd Test as compared to Inzamam's 120.He also became the first Pakistani to score a hundred against all nine Test opponents, and overall the 12th batsmen in the world to reach the ...

Klopp gets job guarantee despite horror run BERLIN: Coach Jurgen Klopp still has a job guarantee at Borussia Dortmund despite their horror run of five games without a win in the Bundesliga.Dortmund won their first two Champions League matches ahead of Tuesday's trip to Istanbul to face Galatasaray, but last season's Bundesliga runners-up are down to 14th in the German league with just two wins in their first eight matches.Despite losing their last three league games, Klopp still has a job guarantee ...

Bayern can improve on Roma rout, says Robben BERLIN: Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich still have room for improvement and must keep their feet on the ground despite routing Roma in the Champions League's group stages.The Netherlands winger scored twice in Tuesday's romp at Rome's Olympic Stadium as Bayern raced into a 5-0 half-time lead and the hosts suffered their heaviest defeat in Europe -- matched only by their 7-1 drubbing at Manchester United in 2007.With the return leg in Munich in a ...

Brazilian marksman Adriano happy in Ukraine DONETSK: Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian forward Luiz Adriano, only the second player to score five goals in a Champions League game, is planning to finish his career in Ukraine.On Tuesday, Adriano equalled Lionel Messi's feat of hitting five in a match and also netted the third fastest hat-trick in Champions League history as Shakhtar beat BATE Borisov 7-0.The 27-year-old, who Shakhtar manager Mircea Lucescu has called "the best Brazilian currently playing football", is also one of ...

Berdych shocked by Andujar in Valencia VALENCIA: Tomas Berdych's hopes of reaching the World Tour Finals in London next month suffered a blow as he was dumped out of the Valencia Open in the first round by Pablo Andujar 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday.The world number six arrived in Spain full of confidence having won his second title of the season in Stockholm last week.However, the Czech looked out of sorts as Andujar dropped only three points on his own serve and ...

Williams says she's 'nowhere near 100 percent' SINGAPORE: Serena Williams admitted her fitness was "nowhere near 100 percent" as her WTA Finals hopes receded after one of the heaviest defeats of her career on Wednesday.Williams came into the eight-player season finale with a knee injury and she said she served like a 10-year-old in a stunning 6-0, 6-2 loss to Simona Halep."My forehand was off today again -- I guess it went on an early vacation," Williams said. "Lord knows my serve ...

Halep stuns Williams in Singapore SINGAPORE: Simona Halep stunned Serena Williams 6-0, 6-2 at the WTA Finals Wednesday, dealing the world number one her heaviest defeat in 16 years and denting her chances of a third straight year-end title.The diminutive Romanian exploited some horrendous serving by Williams to clinch her first win against the world number one and go top of Red Group in the eight-player season finale in Singapore.The 23-year-old Halep was the aggressor all the way, leaving Williams, ...


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