A Week Of Sport #37 – 19 September

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Warwickshire triumphs in Royal One-Day final

LONDON, ENGLAND SEPTEMBER 17: Ian Bell lifts the trophy after Warwickshire won the Royal London one-day cup final cricket match between Warwickshire and Surrey at Lord's cricket ground on Sepember 17, 2016 in London, England. The stage was set for a thrilling final at Lords between Surrey and Warwickshire.

Surrey won the toss and opted to bat first on a re-used wicket. After a strong 45–0 start, Jason Roy fell in the seventh over it and triggered a Surrey collapse ending on 136–0.

Warwickshire set about the chase and though opening batsman, Sam Hain, was out at 45–1, old boys Jonathan Trott, Ian Bell and Tim Ambrose brought home an eight wicket victory.

Rosberg retakes the championship lead

SINGAPORE - SEPTEMBER 18: Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium during the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 18, 2016 in Singapore. Despite a late charge from Daniel Ricciardo, Nico Rosberg retook the World Championship lead following a grandstand finish to the Singapore Grand Prix.

The win has given Rosberg an eight point lead in the Championship and with six races to go, the end of the season promises to be a nail-biting one.

britain knocked out of davis cup

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: (L-R) Mariano Hood, Argentina team captain, Daniel Orsanic, Juan Martin del Potro, Leonardo Mayer, Federico Delbonis and Guido Pella of Argentina celebrate winning the Davis Cup semi final against Great Britain at Emirates Arena on September 18, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. It was not meant to be for Team GB this year, as Leonardo Mayer beat Dan Evans to seal the victory for Argentina.

Despite the loss, things have never looked better for British tennis, with Kyle Edmund’s ranked at 55 and Evans at a career high of 53.

new zealand win rugby championship in style

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Kieran Read of New Zealand on the charge against Vincent Koch of South Africa during the Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the South Africa Springboks at AMI Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand take the Rugby Championship title after an outstanding 41–13 victory against South Africa. Despite a good start from the South African side, the All Blacks quickly took back control within 10 minutes of conceding a try and after a strong second-half performance, blew away any defence with a series of devastating attacks from a red-hot All Black back line.

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