Here is Sportzwiki’s daily news round-up, featuring top sports news from around the world, on 18th December 2017. Here’s all the news from sporting events like cricket, football, WWE, Tennis and other sports took over the attention of all the sports enthusiasts.
Third Ashes Test match, WACA, Perth
Australia regained the Ashes after winning the third Test at WACA by an innings and 41 runs. Damp pitch delayed the start of play on the last day of the Test match, but Josh Hazelwood started the proceedings of the day by picking up a wicket on the second ball of the day of Jonny Bairstow.
Dawid Malan showed some resistance but gloved one to Paine on 54 runs. Hazelwood picked up five wickets in the second innings. Steven Smith was adjudged the man of the match for his double century in the first innings.
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Vizag
India won the match by eight wickets and clinched the three-match ODI series 2-1 in Vizag.
India won the toss and chose to bowl first in the third and final ODI of the series in Vizag. India made one change to their squad with Kuldeep Yadav coming in place of Washington Sundar.
Sri Lanka also made one change to their side with Sadeera Samarawickrama replacing Lahiru Thirimanne. Upul Tharanga scored 95 and was the only bright spot for the Sri Lankan side in the match.
India chased down the target in 31 overs with Shikhar Dhawan scoring his 12th ODI hundred. He was also adjudged the man of the series.
PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi
PV Sindhu lost her first Dubai Open final on Sunday against Akane Yamaguchi 21-15, 12-21, 19-21 in match lasting 1hour 50 minutes.
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE- Results
West Brom 1-2 Manchester United
Bournemouth 0-4 Liverpool
BBC Sports Personality of the Year
Athlete Mo Farah won the BBC 2017 Sports Personality of the Year, as he won the gold medal at the 2017 World Championships in London before bidding adieu to the sport.