When and where to watch the fifth T20I match live coverage on live tv online

The fifth T20I game between India and South Africa will be broadcast on Star Sports Network in India. (Author: Gardener)

fifthTeam India beat South Africa in their penultimate game to equalize the five-game T20I series 2-2. Now the fifth and final game of the series, to be played at Bengaluru's M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday, is the deciding factor. South Africa had started the series on a positive note as they managed to win their opening two games to take a 2-0 lead. South Africa seemed vulnerable from the start during the chase. Ahead of Sunday's fifth T20I game between India and South Africa; Here's everything you need to know: What date will the fifth T20I match between India and South Africa be played? The fifth T20I match between India and South Africa will be held on June 19, Sunday. Where will the fifth T20I game India vs South Africa be played? The fifth T20I match between India and South Africa will be played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. When will the fifth T20I game between India and South Africa start? The fifth T20I match between India and South Africa begins at 19:00 IST. Which TV stations will broadcast the India vs South Africa game? The fifth T20I game between India and South Africa will be broadcast on Star Sports Network in India. How can I watch the live stream of the fifth T20I match between India and South Africa? The fifth T20I game between India and South Africa is available to stream live on the Disney+Hotstar app and website.


Pacers, middle orders make India favorites against South Africa

With Dinesh Karthik doing exactly what is expected of him and Harshal Patel and Avesh Khan also hitting the straps, Indian fans would want to see Yuzvendra Chahal at his IPL home stadium in a match that matters most, an or performs two tricks. (Author: Gardener)

IndiaIn eight days, this Indian team has played four games. There are still many gray areas to be addressed, but a young Indian side with an admirable collective spirit will start Sunday's series-deciding fifth T20 International against South Africa as favorites. In a span of eight days this Indian team has played four games. It fielded an identical XI in sync with Rahul Dravid's "School of Continuity," which bottomed out in the first two games, only to smash its own highest winning margin record against the Proteas -- with 47 runs in the third game and with 82 runs in fourth. Know What It's to be Dropped; As for the India return: Dinesh Karthik With Dinesh Karthik doing exactly what was expected of him and Harshal Patel and Avesh Khan also hit the straps, Indian fans would see Yuzvendra Chahal with a trick or two at his home IPL stadium want a game that matters most. Therefore, when the teams step onto the turf of M Chinnaswamy Stadium, the team that looked jaded and overcooked in the first two games will start as the overwhelming favorite as the South Africans have already lost the action. If Temba Bavuma can't recover, they'll miss a leader more than the batsman. And suddenly, batting looked doubtful in the last two games on variable-bounce stretches, making this Indian attack look a lot deadlier. Call it oddly comfortable, but the fact remains that there are many things at home in this series. While it hasn't quite gone to plan, India managed to equalize the series from a 2-0 deficit. A young captain who might have happily spent a few days in his hometown of Rourkee had it not been for one of the pressures from one of the stakeholders should at least have a few stars if there aren't safe box office bets like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma or Jasprit Bumrah. Pant was not exceptional as a captain, nor did his similar layoff pattern inspire confidence, but India somehow managed to pull through. If they finally win the series, the youngster would be in that leadership mix alongside Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul when the next transition in Indian cricket comes after the 2023 ODI World Cup. If Coach Dravid wanted to check if the troika of Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shreyas Iyer didn't exactly fit the puzzle, here's a way to tinker with the existing top 3. Quality attacking on better pitches, with sporadic performances here and there. On the contrary, he might be bullied by fast pace. Ishan Kishan has a limited range of shots and one should not go by the number of runs scored in this series as the extra jump and pace will be a difficult proposition in Australian wickets. Avesh Khan, Dinesh Karthik Help India win by 82 runs vs SA; Series level at 2-2 Shreyas Iyer has a full series but he should be the first to admit he messed up with both hands and next time India play Ireland in Malahide his place will go to Suryakumar Yadav , who is considered a much better T20 proponent. There's something about big ICC event years and Karthik that ramps up its performances. He'll already be donning the big gloves in Ireland and the way he's proving to be an asset in the back-end no one should. If he becomes the designated goalie-stick in the MCG game against Pakistan in the last week of October, he's likely to Raising eyebrows The disguised bouncer along with the ability to throw fuller and hit the hard lengths is also a contender among the five pacers India could wear Down Under. The spinners in this series underperformed despite improved efforts. Axar Patel blew hot and cold but more importantly looked one dimensional while Chahal proved wasteful in his attempt to get through the air faster. The series hasn't been one of India's best but somehow, just like top teams do, the Men In Blue have found their way to winning games under pressure.


Rishabh Pant, the batter must learn humility and patience - Opinion News, Firstpost

Three times in as many games and twice against Keshav Maharaj, Pant has pretty much fallen for the same plan - they'll keep the ball well outside of Pant's off-stump, and he'll play that flamboyant slash and get caught. (Author: Gardener)

Rishabh PantNot long ago, Rishabh Pant was irreplaceable in the Indian scheme of things. That in and of itself may not set alarm bells ringing for the wicketkeeper batsman, but from captain to de-squad may be late in fashion in Indian cricket, this instance definitely has to do with Pant's repeat failures as a batter during the South Africa series and the need for both the player and Indian management to reassess their approach or even utility at T20 International. There was never any doubt that Pant could hit the cricket ball hard and long. Emerging on the international stage, Pant was promoted to next best for India and future captain. Unfortunately for the Delhi player, this combination of captain, wicketkeeper and also one of the team's best batsmen somehow doesn't work for him. This was evident during the IPL, as is the case now in the South Africa series. It was different when he came out in bowling excellence. Or maybe he is, as South Africa has clearly figured him out. Also Read: Rishabh Pant Is Not a Certainty for Me in T20Is, Says Wasim Jaffer. Three times in as many games and twice against Keshav Maharaj, Pant has pretty much fallen to the same plan - they'll keep the ball well outside of Pant's off-stump. and he'll play that flamboyant slash and get caught. Three times in as many games and twice against Keshav Maharaj, Pant has pretty much fallen for the same plan - they'll keep the ball well outside of Pant's off-stump, and he'll play that flamboyant slash and get caught. Three times in as many games and twice against Keshav Maharaj, Pant has pretty much fallen for the same plan - they'll keep the ball well outside of Pant's off-stump, and he'll play that flamboyant slash and get caught. The problem here is that Pant just can't let go of this shot or refuses. It's not a sign of weakness when a batter acknowledges that their shortcomings have been exposed, and the best way out is to get rid of them once and for all. But Pant wants to dominate and prove to everyone that this is not the case. However, once the South Africans figured it out (and did it with such simplicity and accuracy), other sites will have taken notice. In this year of the ICC T20 World Cup, that definitely doesn't bode well for Pant. Which brings us to the question of whether he is irreplaceable in T20 International's Indian squad. The Indian eleven in the current series against South Africa have a strange coincidence of having three wicketkeepers. Both now have much better conversion rates than Pant and are no worse as wicketkeepers. Also Read: Ashish Nehra Says Rishabh Pant Should Focus More on His Form Than Where He Bats Then KL Rahul, who was originally supposed to lead this team but has been injured for a long time now, is expected to return hopefully before the World Cup, so we have to make room for him. So far, few in this XI have given more reason to be replaced than Pant. He could be back in business in the Test against England, which he deserves, but whether he should or would continue in subsequent limited overs series, particularly the T20Is, remains to be seen. Rishabh Pant received a long rope as India's second best thing but his continued inability to cut out the unnecessary and ugly bits of his game has frayed that rope to within an inch of coming apart. A lot of noise is already being made about it and unfortunately he either didn't commit to the job or just isn't able to do so. Anyway, it's not a pretty sight and certainly nobody knows better than the batsman himself. But that doesn't seem to make a difference in the middle and it's brutally open there. Read all Latest News, Trending News, Cricket News, Bollywood News, India News and Entertainment News here.


US flight cancellations, delays continue on Saturday

Flight delays and cancellations continued to hold up US air travelers Saturday morning, with nearly 690 flights canceled and over 2,030 delayed. (Author: Gardener)

SaturdayFor the third straight day, travelers across the country are facing a high number of flight delays and cancellations. S. flights were delayed and nearly 690 US flights were canceled, according to FlightAware, which tracks flights in real time. S. flight delays and about 1,470 U.S. flight cancellations, according to FlightAware. More than 1,750 US flights were also canceled on Thursday. The thousands of flight delays and cancellations come as US airlines try to recover from the severe storms that raged through much of the country this week, while working to accommodate the growing number of travelers over the summer holidays. Friday: Thousands of U.S. flights were canceled or delayed on Friday after one of the worst summer air travel days yet Nationwide, Delta and American Airlines reported some of the highest numbers of cancellations on both Friday and Saturday mornings - with a 6 reduction in their flight schedules % and 4%. each for Saturday from noon ET. These numbers do not include flights on its regional affiliates, which operate as American Eagle and Delta Connection. "The vast majority of these are weather-related," American Airlines spokesman Curtis Blessing said Friday. This week's numbers aren't the first time U.S. flights have experienced thousands of delays and cancellations this year. Between Friday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend, FlightAware reported nearly 2,800 US flight cancellations and delays for more than 20,000 US flights. In May: Memorial Day air travelers face thousands of cancellations and delays over the holiday weekend S: FlightAware reported more than 9,500 delays and over 2,230 cancellations worldwide for Saturday as of 12:00 p.m. ET. The site recorded over 21,790 flight delays and nearly 3,330 cancellations worldwide as of Friday. If your flight is canceled, the US Department of Transportation requires airlines to rebook you on the next available flight with space. Summer travel: what airlines owe you when flights are canceled or delayed Many airlines have updated their policies during the pandemic to give travelers more flexibility to rebook or change plans. Delta Air Lines, for example, automatically rebooks passengers whose flights have been canceled and sends them their new itineraries via email, SMS and the Fly Delta app. Customers can change their rebooked flight online or through Delta's digital messaging platform if the new itinerary does not work. This article originally appeared in USA TODAY: Why are flights canceled on Saturdays?


Germany investigates several hundred potential war crimes; UK 'long-term with Ukraine' says Boris Johnson - live

Missiles hit city in central Ukraine; Nearly 100 miners trapped at Donetsk coal mine as power to the mine is cut (Author: Gardener)

UkraineThis website uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience. Russia-Ukraine War: Germany investigates several hundred possible war crimes; UK 'long-term with Ukraine' says Boris Johnson - Live missiles hit central Ukraine city; Nearly 100 miners trapped at Donetsk coal mine as power to the mine is cut. Ukraine's Defense Intelligence Directorate said Saturday that five Ukrainian civilians had been brought back in a five-for-five prisoner swap with Russia. It was not said whether the exchanged Russians were combatants, Reuters reported. The directorate said four of the five Ukrainian civilians were captured during the Russian occupation of parts of the Kyiv region, from which Russian forces withdrew in late March. It also said the body of a Ukrainian civilian was recovered from the exchange. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said during a working trip to the southern city of Mykolaiv that "Ukraine will definitely win" while relentless fighting continued in the east of the country. The president handed out medals and posed for selfies with the soldiers in what appeared to be an underground bunker, according to a video posted to his official Telegram account. We will definitely win.” Russian forces reached the outskirts of Mykolaiv in early March, but were then pushed back to the eastern and southern edges of the region, where fierce fighting continues. Related: "Ukraine will definitely win," says the president during a visit to Mykolaiv. Hundreds of mourners have gathered in Kyiv to say goodbye to a young Ukrainian activist who was killed in combat at the front. Roman Ratushnyi, 24, died Saturday fighting Russian forces in Izium, which was under relentless shelling, according to the Associated Press. He was among the protesters who helped oust the country's pro-Russian leader in 2014 and did not hesitate to take up arms when Vladimir Putin launched his invasion in February. The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine also paid tribute to Ratushnyi, tweeting: From the first day of Maidan, 17-year-old Roman joined the protests and was among the students who were beaten by the police. We will always remember our brave defenders. From the first day of the Maidan, 17-year-old Roman joined the protests and was among the students who were beaten by the police. At 24 he decided to defend #Ukraine from #Russians. At 24 he decided to defend #Ukraine from #Russians.— MFA of Ukraine 🇺🇦 (@MFA_Ukraine) June 18, 2022 Several hundred potential war crimes by Russian troops in Ukraine are being investigated by German authorities. Federal police say they received triple-digit tips involving both political and military officials, AFP reports. German investigators could be sent to Ukraine, but they would need an international mandate to do so. Ukraine said last month that 15,000 suspected war crimes had been reported since the war began. Chief Prosecutor Iryna Venediktova said around 600 suspects had been identified, including "high-ranking military figures, politicians and propaganda agents of Russia". Russia has denied attacking civilians or being involved in war crimes. The Lithuanian authorities have announced that a ban on the transit of goods subject to EU sanctions through their territory to the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad will come into force from Saturday. News of the ban came through a video posted by Kaliningrad Governor Anton Alikhanov on Friday, Reuters reported. The EU sanctions list includes coal, metals, building materials and advanced technologies, and Alikhanov said the ban would cover about 50% of items Kaliningrad imports. The immediate start was confirmed by the freight department of the Lithuanian State Railways in a letter to customers after the European Commission "clarified" the mechanism for applying the sanctions. The 36-year-old, a Ukrainian electrician working in Gdansk, rushed back to join after Russia invaded and was deployed on May 10 against all odds to guard a chest-high trench in the Donbass. “We were constantly fired at during the day. There was not 10 minutes without Russian shelling,” he said, describing a terrible human cost. A Russian drone had hovered over Oleksandr's position near Avdiivka, and armed with the position, the intruders threw a grenade, then another, closer, and finally a third, even closer. It felt like he was "hit by a rock" on his right arm, Oleksandr said, but it was worse: "I looked at my sleeve and then tried to move my hand. See also: 'A shot went through my cheek': The human cost of defending Ukraine The UK Prime Minister has called on the European Broadcast Union (EBU) to reverse its decision to move the Eurovision Song Contest from Ukraine to the UK . The EBU has decided to move the popular competition out of Ukraine citing security risks and is currently in talks with the BBC. Boris Johnson said it was important for the UK to show it stood firm with Ukraine amid what he called "Ukraine fatigue". Rockets struck a southern district of the central Ukrainian city of Kryvyi Rih on Saturday, claiming at least two victims, local authorities said in posts on the messaging app Telegram. The attack came as it was confirmed that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy had visited the southern city of Mykolayiv during a work trip to the region, Reuters reported. "The President inspected the building of the Mykolayiv Regional State Administration, which was destroyed as a result of a missile attack by Russian forces," it said. She jumped up and rushed into the next room, where she found her husband, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, already dressed in a suit and tie for work. See also: Ukraine's first lady Olena Zelenska on being Russia's #2 target: 'If you see their crimes, maybe they really are capable of anything.' Ukraine can and should host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest, the British prime minister has said Boris Johnson continued Saturday after organizers said they were in talks to hold it in the UK instead because of the war. While decades-long tradition dictates that the winner of the competition gets to host it the following year, organizers said the safety guarantees needed to hold the competition in Ukraine would require talks with runners-up Britain. "Obviously I would love to be in this country but the fact of the matter is they won and they deserve to have it and I believe they can have it and I believe they should have it," he said Johnson reporters on his return to Britain a visit to Kyiv. "I think Kyiv or any other safe Ukrainian city would be a fantastic place to do that," he added. "It's still a year, until the Eurovision Song Contest it will be good and I hope the Ukrainians can do it." The statements of the organizer European Broadcasting Union on Friday that they are in talks with the British broadcaster BBC about the organization of the next event, met with disappointment in Kyiv and called for further negotiations. It is important that Britain continues to show it supports Ukraine in the long term, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday, warning of the risk of "Ukraine fatigue" as the war drags on. "The Russians are advancing bit by bit and it's important for us to show what we believe to be true, which is that Ukraine can and will win," Johnson told reporters upon returning to the UK from a visit to Kyiv. Some members of his Conservative party have criticized him for making the trip rather than attending a conference in northern England, Reuters reported. "When Ukraine gets tired, it's very important to show that we are with them over the long term and give them the strategic resilience they need," Johnson said. Boris Johnson met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on a surprise trip to the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. Photo: Ukraine Presidency/Zuma Press Wire Service/Rex/Shutterstock Nearly 100 miners were trapped at a coal mine in Donetsk after power to the mine was cut. According to Reuters, Russia's state-run news agency RIA blamed Ukraine for the incident, accusing it of launching attacks in the eastern region that caused the blackout. "As a result of the shelling [by Ukrainian forces], power to the Zasyadko mine in Donetsk was cut off and 77 miners remain underground," RIA said. Reuters was unable to immediately verify the report and there was no immediate response from Ukraine. A Ukrainian medic who smuggled footage out of the besieged city of Mariupol was freed by Russian troops three months after his capture. Yuliia Paievska, known as Taira, used a bodycam to record the efforts of her team tending to the injured, including both Ukrainian and Russian soldiers, the Associated Press reports. The day before her arrest, she gave the clips to agency reporters, one of whom fled the city with the clips embedded in her tampon. Taira and a colleague were then captured by Russian forces on March 16, the same day an airstrike hit a theater, killing 600 people. It sounds like such ordinary words, and I don't even know what to say," said her husband Vadim Puzanov. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy confirmed on Friday evening that the paramedic was at home, adding that work continued to "free everyone". King's College proposed removing the rate from the 80ft historic building but shared its concern for those affected by the Russian war in Ukraine. The King's Community is appalled by the suffering and loss of life inflicted by the Russian military across Ukraine in recent months and the disastrous impact the hostilities are having on the lives of thousands of people, including displaced students and scholars , while we regret the risks associated with the installation of a banner suspended between the chapel's towers, both in terms of the physical substance of the historic building and the dangers that now exist for those who remove it we fully support his view. Since the invasion, we have assisted researchers stranded by the outbreak of war and recently appointed the first of three displaced researchers to post-doctoral positions within the college and established a fund for refugee students from all conflict zones.


Willy T, the bowl and Saturday

No matter what state the students are from, they all share a home in the UK. However, what students may not share is the slang associated with their respective home states or regions. (Author: Gardener)

Willy TNo matter what state the students are from, they all share a home in the UK. However, what students may not share is the slang associated with their respective home states or regions. "I would say that slang is really about belonging, not so much communication," said Jennifer Cramer, PhD associate professor in the UK. Students in the UK come from all parts of the US and around the world, so they bring with them a wide variety of local slang terms. "I thought Buffalo Wild Wings and 'BDubs' were two different restaurants," said Haylee Ferenchik, a Georgia freshman, referring to how locals in Kentucky call the popular wing restaurant BDubs. Maryland native Carly Cravath said she was surprised when she arrived in the UK to find out that many people from Kentucky call lollipops "suckers". Cravath also gave an example of a Maryland word: "siced". She said the word is used as a synonym for excited or to say that you are for something. Louisville-born Kinesiology Major Ben Goins said the phrase "on butt," meaning to act wildly or outrageously, is an expression common in conversations between young people from Kentucky, but those from other states may not be familiar. Mike Deangelis, a New York business major and a friend of Goins's, agreed, saying he "never heard anybody say that before I came to Kentucky." However, Deangelis explained a slang term used in New York, the term "O-D," which would be used to express someone going overboard or doing something too much. “Social media has made the slang a bit more consistent, at least for users of such media, also across age groups, which is something new. When it comes to slang, the youngsters are usually the primary users," Cramer said. No matter what state UK students are from, if they call the library Willy T, go to The Bowl on Mondays or yell "Cats By 90", they are wildcats with a home in the UK and in Lexington.


Arsenal set to spend £215m this summer; Youngster snubs Liverpool transfer

Arsenal are on course to spend £215m this summer while a youngster missed a chance to join Liverpool... (Author: Gardener)

LiverpoolArsenal are on course to spend £215m this summer while a youngster missed a chance to join Liverpool... Arsenal will increase their spending to £215m this summer if they can hit all of their top targets, according to reports . And they will build on their progress from last season, in which they narrowly guided Tottenham to fourth place, by injecting a further £215million into new faces, according to the Daily Mirror. Porto released a statement yesterday saying Arsenal have sealed a £30million move for Fabio Vieira, although the Gunners have not officially confirmed the deal, while Sao Paulo youngster Marquinhos has also joined. And the Daily Mirror add that Arsenal "don't stop there, even close". Arsenal are likely to pay the £50m price tag for Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus after Alexandre Lacazette left on a free transfer this summer. They will also target another midfielder, with Arteta being a "huge admirer" of Leicester City's Youri Tielemans, with Arsenal appearing to be "looking to take on current central midfielder Granit Xhaka before they approve Tielemans' signing". Arsenal are understood to have turned down a £30m offer for Ajax centre-back Lisandro Martinez, but that has 'not deterred' them as the Argentina international is believed 'for a move to north London'. And the Daily Mirror goes on to say all of these deals will cost them "£215million to be exact" if successful. YOUNGSTER REJECTS THE RED Paris Saint-Germain youngster Ismael Gharbi has reportedly turned down the chance to sign for Liverpool, according to reports from France. Reports in recent weeks have suggested Liverpool are looking to bring the youngster to England before signing his first professional contract with the Ligue 1 champions. French journalist Fabrice Hawkins yesterday claimed that Gharbi "will sign his first professional contract" - which became official later on Friday - despite "the biggest European clubs positioning themselves", with Liverpool "making him a very good offer". Hawkins added that PSG "has always been the midfielder's priority". Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United with Jose Mourinho's Roma and Sporting Lisbon interested...Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel wants to replace Romelu Lukaku - who is a target of Inter Milan - with Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski...Chelsea have signed on to Inter Milan -Defender inquires Milan Skriniar in a swap deal that could see Lukaku return to his former club in Italy... Tottenham are favorites to sign Middlesbrough defender Djed Spence with Nottingham Forest as he accepts he is unlikely to join them Will join… West Ham ready to loan forward Nikola Vlasic Hadjuk Split and Torino interested. Article Transfer gossip: Arsenal set to spend £215m this summer; Youngster snubs Liverpool transfer appeared first on


Aubameyang proves the 'bad apple' label wrong despite Arsenal's example

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's lifestyle away from football has often marred his career, but after an impressive six months at Barcelona, ​​the former Arsenal star is proving his critics wrong (Author: Gardener)

AubameyangPierre-Emerick Aubameyang's lifestyle away from football has often marred his career, but after an impressive six months at Barcelona, ​​the former Arsenal star is proving his critics wrong. Emerick Aubameyang is back with a bang after an impressive first six months at Barcelona, ​​showing the former Arsenal striker may have put his 'bad apple' day behind him for good. And he wasted no time in impressing, scoring 11 goals in his first 15 LaLiga games and starring in the 4-0 Clasico win over Real Madrid. He has come to life like a duck in water in Spain and that will come as no surprise to anyone at Arsenal given his quick start on his arrival at the Emirates. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been a revelation since joining Barcelona. The question arose as to why Dortmund were willing to part with a striker who had scored 98 goals in 144 Bundesliga games. However, had they noted comments about Aubameyang's stance, they might have changed their minds. For the former German international Matthias Sammer it was clear that after a series of disciplinary offenses he was a "rotten apple" who would never change his behavior. From flying off to a pool party 48 hours before a crucial game to showing up late for training after a night out in Milan, it came as no surprise that his relationship with Tuchel soured, according to The Daily Mail. Similarly, at Arsenal, Aubameyang began pushing the boundaries of what is acceptable by returning late to training and attending sponsored events without authorisation. Sammer's comments seemed true and when Mikel Arteta was brought on in 2019, Aubameyang's laissez-faire approach likely always clashed with the Spanish coach's disciplinary philosophy. December 2021 was to be the final straw when Aubameyang returned late from international duty. He was dropped by Arsenal for the next game and stripped of the captaincy before being permanently exiled by Arteta. Were Arsenal right to let Aubameyang go in January? His manager, head coach Xavi Hernandez, has recognized his value and has spoken at length on how Aubameyang has proven to be a role model to follow: "Auba has been a brilliant gift that has fallen from heaven for us because he is very positive." , he told reporters . "It's a privilege to manage him and we know he has a lot of goals to give the team. I'm personally very happy with him because he's a role model in training and for everyone in the squad.” After his time at Arsenal ended bitterly, Aubameyang seems to have finally realized his mistakes after largely staying out of the limelight at the Camp Nou would have. And with Mikel Arteta struggling to find a long-term replacement for him this summer, the Gabonese player could feel vindicated in his decision to leave the club.


Scottie Scheffler says he "don't feel" like world No. 1, while Sam Burns is "pissed" about losing to his flatmate

World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler says he's happy to fly under the radar as he attempts to win his second Major at The Country Club in Brookline this week. (Author: Gardener)

Scottie SchefflerUS Open: Scottie Scheffler says he 'don't feel' like world No. 1 while Sam Burns 'pissed' at losing to his housemate US Open: Scottie Scheffler says he 'don't feel' like world No. 1 Sam Burns is "upset" he lost to his housemate, world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler. Scheffler, who won the Masters earlier this year, hit a three-under round 67 on Friday to give him a tie for the clubhouse lead at three-under for the championship. Scheffler, who failed to make the PGA Championship and dominated the LIV Golf saga before the US Open, was asked if not being in the spotlight helped. "Yes, I feel like an under-the-radar person," Scheffler told reporters. “Rory won [the Canadian Open] last week, Tiger was in the PGA. "I've been world number one for a while now and it doesn't really feel like it, so I'm kind of just under the radar. Scheffler's recovery this week will come in the company of his good friend Sam Burns, with the two sharing a house during the tournament. Burns, who is second in the FedEx Cup standings behind Scheffler, also shot a three-under 67 on Friday but spoke of his frustration at putting a shot off his friend with two-under for the week. "I'm a little upset that he beat me by one," Burns said. "Obviously he's had a fantastic year and it kind of motivated me to try to play a little bit better and keep up with him." When asked if there are parts of Scheffler's game that he's trying to learn from, Burns added, "He's really good at everything but a little bit on the greens." I think I'm trying to learn how he's different hitting punches and how he does it approaches those shots. “Two silly bogeys early in the loop but other than that I hit it really well. I was in position most of the day.” If a few more putts had fallen in, it would have been a very special day. Speaking further about how he'd managed to do his laps, the world No. 1 said: "Sometimes I just need a little wake-up call." I think it's really helpful to use frustration for good, instead of getting angry. Now I try more to use that anger to react to the next shot and increase that focus a bit. " Watch the 122nd US Open live on Sky Sports all week long.


The special relationship is built on a common logic

Darren Turner had countless teammates during his long tenure as an Aston Martin works driver. But the three-time Le Mans 24 Hours class winner chooses Stefan Mucke as his favorite teammate in Autosport's ongoing series after five years of working together that have forged a lifelong friendship (Author: Gardener)

Darren TurnerIn his 17-year tenure as an Aston Martin works driver, Darren Turner says he has been “really lucky to have team-mates” who have helped him claim three class wins at Le Mans and a glittering string of honors in multiple championships. The title in the GT4 Pro-Am division of the British GT Championship added to that tally last year, while his success extends beyond sportscar racing as Turner was a three-time race winner in the 2007 British Touring Car Championship with SEAT alongside Jason Plato. But, according to Turner, his choice of Stefan Mucke as his preferred teammate isn't just driven by "that thing that's in the garage - there's so much more to it." "We travel a lot and you don't always notice that when you ask about his team-mate." Mucke was Turner's regular co-driver between 2011 and 2015 and mainly raced in the GT1 World Championship and the World Endurance Championship, but also took part in events the American Le Mans Series/IMSA, the Blancpain GT Series and the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. Turner says the two have "almost always been on the same page" and have a "similar passion for old cars, how things work and optimization." “His logic was the same as my logic, which isn't always the same for a lot of drivers,” explains Turner, who continues this year with Newbridge Motorsport in British GT's GT4 class. Turner and Mucke celebrated many achievements together as Aston Martin teammates, including winning the GTE Pro class at Sao Paolo in 2014. Turner and Mucke celebrated many achievements together as Aston Martin teammates, including winning the GTE Pro class at Sao Paolo 2014, Turner says they were also “very similar when looking at the overlays” in terms of braking and steering inputs, resulting in them having similar vehicle balance feedback. This proved crucial in helping them to six wins in the GTE Pro class in the WEC between 2012 and 2014, in addition to overall wins in the GT1 World Championship (Beijing Goldenport, 2011) and Blancpain (Silverstone, 2013). “We also had a very similar feeling for what the car balance should be like,” he says of Mucke, who recently drove a 1995 Opel Calibra DTM car in the DTM Classic series at the Lausitzring. “It really helps when you sit down and trust that the other rider is giving feedback that is also beneficial for you. You don't even have to be there when he has that conversation because you know from your own experience that it's going in the right direction.” The social element of traveling “and the fun we used to have on the way to the racetracks, on to the racetracks and back to the hotels,” allowed their working relationship to thrive. "He's the clumsiest guy you'll ever meet," laughs Turner. You go to the Starbucks drive-through, go back to the car and he's all over himself. "But it was an all-round package of two people who come from different worlds but just have the same love for the sport and enjoyment of racing for the right reasons." Turner says he "leaned more on [Mucke]," when they were stablemates in prototypes driving the Lola Aston Martin DBR1-2 and the ill-fated AMR One, as the German had more experience by that time, "and occasionally he leaned on me more in the GT stuff". Despite Mucke's propensity for the odd 'awkward moment' - like rattling Richard Westbrook on the Silverstone hangar straight in 2011 while gesturing at the Brit that he had flipped him on the previous corner, and qualifying for the San Luis FIA GT1 title decider crash has ruled them out of both races and championship fights - Turner says he "had his back because I knew he had my back". Turner says he knew he could trust Mucke and they both searched a car for similar things. Turner knew he could trust Mucke, and both would have looked for similar things in a car. What makes a really good teammate, and that's the trust Stefan and I had," he says. “The result on Sunday is reflected in the cooperation over the weekend. Compromising one's laps to give your teammate more track time or a different new set of tires is key to a good working relationship in sports car racing and we've both done that for each other on various occasions. “Thinking about the last lap on Sunday, thinking about the big picture and not thinking about the lap right now, you only get that when you have full trust in your teammate. Turner says they "did talk about it a lot back then" so understood his reasons - "I was just glad he found something that was at a high level" - but he enjoyed racing against him. “Competing against a friend at a race track is actually quite fun because sometimes I think you just give a little bit more because you want to have the last word at the hotel bar on Sunday night. You can race really hard and still have that respect which is even more fun.” Turner even stayed with Mucke's family for two nights when a change in COVID travel rules in Germany while he was at the Nürburgring for a test threatened him not to be allowed to return to a race the following week. We have a friendship that will last us into old age when we retire from driving.” Turner says his friendship with Mucke will last long beyond their racing career Turner says his friendship with Mucke will last well beyond their racing career will exist