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Stokes rescues win for england cricket
England rein victorious in the first of two Test matches against Bangladesh. Both teams fought hard for the win and it all came down to the final day. Bangladesh needed 33 runs to win, whereas England needed to take two wickets.
Bangladesh showed determination and calmly started the day by scoring 10 runs. But man of the moment, Ben Stokes, took two wickets in three balls to secure England’s victory.
Hamilton edges closer to the title
Winning in the USA has brought Lewis Hamilton a step closer to his team mate in the run up to the Championship title. He sits just 26 points behind Rosberg with 75 still available to win in the remaining races.
After taking pole position on Saturday, Hamilton had everything to lose. But with a strong start and a dominant performance throughout, Hamilton claimed his 50th career win, the third highest in the history of the sport.
New york giants NFL Triumph at twickenham
In the first NFL game played in London away from Wembley, The New York Giants dished out a 17–10 win against Los Angeles Rams to a 75,000 sell-out crowd.
The Rams scored the first ever touchdown at Twickenham when Tavon Austin crossed the line. But the Giants were able to come back from 10–0 down in the first quarter to take claim victory, primarily due to a spectacular interception return by Landon Collins to score their first touchdown.
The final of the London based games is at Wembley Arena on Sunday 30 October, which sees the Washington Redskins face the Cincinnati Bengals.
British Tennis can only look up for the future
With Murray closing in on the world number one spot and Kyle Edmund and Johanna Konta constantly gaining places in the world rankings, British tennis has never looked better!
So how can Murray become world number one? Well, it involves him winning almost every match from now until the end of the year, and Djokovic losing most of his. Though a tough challenge, if all went to plan Murray could overtake Djokovic by 6 November. We can only cross our fingers and hope!