Sports Results Roundup — June 11, 2012

Rugby  Football   Cricket  Basketball   Tennis


Rugby:

IRB Internationals:
New Zealand    42 – 10     Ireland     Eden Park, New Zealand
Australia           27 – 19      Wales       Suncorp Stadium, Australia
South Africa     22 – 17     England    King’s Park, South Africa
Argentina         37 – 22     Italy           Estadio del Bicentenario, Argentina
Canada             28 – 25     USA           Richardson Stadium, Canada

Fiji                     26 – 29    Samoa        Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo, Japan
Japan                20 – 24    Tonga         Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo, Japan

IRB Junior World Championship:
Australia         3 – 15    Argentina    Danie Craven Stadium, South Africa
Fiji                  15 – 3      Samoa         University of Western Cape Stadium, South Africa
New Zealand  6 – 9      Wales          Danie Craven Stadium, South Africa
France           30 – 29    Scotland    University of Western Cape Stadium, South Africa
England        20 – 15    Ireland        Danie Craven Stadium, South Africa
South Africa    52 – 3   Italy            University of Western Cape Stadium, South Africa


Football:

World Cup Qualifiers:
Mali    2:1    Algeria
Guinea    2:3    Egypt
Libya    2:1    Cameroon
Ethiopia     2:0    Central African Republic
Ecuador    1:0     Colombia
Tanzania     2:1    Gambia
Liberia     0:0    Angola
Uruguay     4:2    Peru
Rwanda     1:1    Benin
Congo DR     2:0    Togo
Tahiti     1:0    New Caledonia
Lesotho     0:0    Sudan
Mozambique     0:0    Zimbabwe
Solomon Islands     3:4    New Zealand
Morocco     2:2    Côte d’Ivoire
Venezuela     0:2    Chile
Equatorial Guinea     2:2    Sierra Leone
Namibia     1:0    Kenya
Cape Verde Islands     1:2    Tunisia
Bolivia     3:1    Paraguay
Uganda     1:1    Senegal
Congo     1:0    Niger
Gabon     1:0    Burkina Faso
Botswana     1:1    South Africa
Zambia     1:0    Ghana
Malawi     1:1    Nigeria

EURO 2012:
Results:
Ireland     1 – 3    Croatia
Spain     1-1    Italy
Germany    1-0    Netherlands
Netherlands     0-1    Denmark
Russia     4-1    Czech Republic
Poland1     1-1    Greece

Today’s Matches:
France v England    18h00    Donbass Arena
Ukraine     v Sweden    20h45    Olympic Stadium


Cricket

England v West Indies, 3rd Test, Edgbaston, 4th day:

Close of Play:  England 221 for 5 (Pietersen 78, Bell 76*) trail West Indies 426 (Ramdin 107*, Best 95, Samuels 76, Onions 4-88) by 205 runs

Tino Best blasted 95 from 112 balls in a 10th wicket stand of 143 – the partnership is a new West Indian Test record and the third best in Test cricket history. Best blazed the highest score by a No. 11 in Test cricket history, beating Zaheer Khan’s 75 for India against Bangladesh in Dhaka eight years ago.

NBA Basketball:

Celtics 88 – 101 Heat (Miami Heat win the series 4-3)

Tennis:

French Open Results:
Men’s Singles:
For the first time since 1973 and only the second time in history the men’s French Open could not be finished on time.

With Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic both chasing history and locked in a thrilling duel on Sunday the heavens opened and rain caused play to be suspended until Monday.

Nadal is chasing a record 7th French Open crown and Djokovic striving to be the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four Grand Slam Titles at the same time.

The final will resume on Monday at 13h00 local time (13h00 CAT) with Djokovic in the ascendancy and serving for a 3-1 lead in the fourth set.

Rafael Nadal (2) (Spain) leads Novak Djokovic (1) (Serbia) 65-77, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3

Women’s Singles:
Women’s Final:
Maria Sharapova (2) (Russia) defeated Sara Errani (21) (Italy) 6-3, 6-2

Sharapova became the 10th woman in tennis history to win all four Grand Slam titles.

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