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Today's sporting action saw the Practice Session kick-start for the Japanese Grand Prix. In cricket, in the South Indian Derby, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in match 18 of the IPL 2024. Manchester United lost 4-3 to Chelsea after leading 2-3 for almost 99 minutes while Liverpool again jumped back to top of Premier League table after win over Sheffield United. Get all the highlights and updates from the sporting world, right here

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Sports Live Highlights, April 5, 2024

Today's sporting action saw the Practice Session kick-start for the Japanese Grand Prix. In cricket, in the South Indian Derby, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in match 18 of the IPL 2024. Manchester United lost 4-3 to Chelsea after leading 2-3 for almost 99 minutes while Liverpool again jumped back to top of Premier League table after win over Sheffield United. Get all the highlights and updates from the sporting world, right here

EPL: Liverpool Win, CFC Vs Man Utd Level At HT

EPL: Chelsea Win 4-3 Over Man United

Mauricio Pochettino Thinks Win Over Man Utd Could Be 'Turning Point'

Mauricio Pochettino hailed a “turning point” in Chelsea’s strained relationship with their fans after Cole Palmer’s stoppage-time double completed a hat-trick and sealed a 4-3 win against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.

Insider Trading: British Billionaire Joe Lewis Gets No Prison Time

AP: British billionaire Joe Lewis, whose family trust owns the Tottenham Hotspur soccer club, will not spend any time in prison after pleading guilty to insider trading and conspiracy charges in New York, a federal judge said.

Judge G.L. Clarke cited Lewis' decision to promptly come to the United States to face charges and his failing health, along with a lifetime of good works, in ruling that Lewis will face three years on probation and a $5 million fine rather than time behind bars.

Danielle Collins reaches Charleston quarterfinals

Miami Open champion Danielle Collins continued an amazing run by winning two matches, beating Ons Jabeur and Sloane Stephens to reach the quarterfinals of the rain-delayed Charleston Open.

Collins, who has said this will be her final season on tour, has won 10 straight matches and 20 of her past 21 sets. (AP)

Candidates Chess Results

Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa overcame some tense moments before settling for a draw against France's Firouza Alireza while D Gukesh could do little against compatriot Vidit Gujrathi and shared the spoils in the first round of the Candidates chess tournament here.

It was a quiet start as all four games in the men's section ended in draws while in the women's event Zhongyi Tan drew the first blood at the expense of compatriot Tingjie Lei with the remaining three games ending in draws.

India's R Vaishali played out a draw against countrymate Koneru Humpy, Russians Aleksandra Goryachkina and Kateryna Lagno signed peace while the lowest ranked and only non-Grandmaster Nurgyul Salimova of Bulgaria had a good start holding Anna Muzychuk to a draw. (PTI)

Max Verstappen Fastest During First Practice In Japan

Max Verstappen set the pace in first practice for the Japanese Grand Prix as Willams endured another Friday session to forget.

Reigning champion Verstappen retired in Melbourne a fortnight ago but still leads the way in the drivers’ standings and the Red Bull driver was once again topping the timesheets. (Stats Perform)

German Open Squash: Senthilkumar In Quarters

National champion Velavan Senthilkumar shocked eighth seed George Parker of England to enter the quarterfinals of the German Open in Hamburg.

Senthilkumar, a 2023 Asian silver medallist, was consistent during his 11-5, 11-8, 9-11, 11-9 second round win over Parker in 61 minutes on Thursday. (PTI)

US Men's Clay Court Round 2: Tiafoe Beats Duckworth

Defending champion Frances Tiafoe beat James Duckworth 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-5 on Thursday night in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship to advance to the quarterfinals for the third straight year.

Kohli Under Lot Of Pressure, Says Steve Smith

Virat Kohli is "under a lot of pressure" in the ongoing IPL owing to the collective failure of Royal Challengers Bengaluru batters, feels former Australia captain Steve Smith who wants the Indian superstar's RCB teammates to come good in the supporting act.

Kohli has waged a lone battle for RCB this IPL season with 203 runs in four matches at 67.66 with two fifties. The second-best batter, Dinesh Karthik, is way behind with 90 runs in as many games. (PTI)

T20 World Cup: Stokes Has Taken Right Call, Says Stuart Broad

"Whatever Ben decides to do for the well-being of himself is the right decision. Ben Stokes has made some incredible decisions in his career that have paid off for him," Broad, a member of the Star Sports Incredible Star Cast, told PTI in an exclusive interaction at their studio here.

"He wants to get back to (being) the all-rounder that he was and he feels like getting some workload through the knee in a controlled environment, without the help of a scale to pressurise the nature of a T20 World Cup, is the best choice," he said.

Japanese Grand Prix: Second Practice

McLaren’s Oscar Piastri set the fastest time on a weather-affected session in second practice for Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.

Raid Portugal: Buhler Of Hero Motosports Wins Stage 2

Sebastian Buhler of Hero MotoSports Team Rally delivered a strong performance to win the second stage of the Rally Raid Portugal on Friday.

The victory propelled Buhler, a native of Portugal, to second place in overall rankings, a big leap from his sixth place finish after Stage 1. (PTI)

IPL: MI Get Suryakumar Back Ahead Of DC clash

In a big boost for struggling Mumbai Indians, world number one T20 batter Suryakumar Yadav trained with the team in Mumbai on Friday after a long injury layoff and unleashed his trademark shots without any visible discomfort, raising hopes that he could compete in the team's next IPL match against Delhi Capitals. (PTI)

Copa Del Rey Preview: Athletic Bilbao To Face Mallorca In Final

If there is one club whose history runs hand-in-hand with the Copa del Rey it is Athletic Bilbao. The team that only fields players from or near Spain's northern Basque Country has always put a priority on the knockout competition.

That commitment has led to 23 cup titles in the club's history — but the last one came in 1984. Since then, it has been a series of near misses with six finals that all ended in defeat. Athletic will have another chance to end four decades of frustration and finally claim cup No. 24 on Saturday when it plays Mallorca in the Copa del Rey final in Seville. (AP)

Bundesliga: Tuchel vs Bayern, Preview

Bayern Munich coach Thomas Tuchel has challenged his “hugely annoyed” squad to bounce back from last week's “Klassiker” loss to Borussia Dortmund. Bayern will have to do it without five players, including Leroy Sané and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer who will be out of Saturday's game against Heidenheim and are doubtful for Tuesday's Champions League quarterfinal game at Arsenal. (AP)

IPL: Bengaluru Under NGT Scanner

Amidst the worsening water crisis in the city, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Karnataka State Cricket Association and other state authorities concerned to furnish details of water being used at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium during the IPL matches in Bengaluru. (PTI)

Erik ten Hag On MUFC's Defeat To Chelsea

"For me personally? I have to manage the game and I have to manage the team. You have seen we have qualities. We have some great players.

"We can play at very high standards. We have seen that [against Chelsea] and against Liverpool. We can compete with the best and we can beat the best teams in the Premier League. And when you beat them in the Premier League, you can beat them across Europe.

"But we need to learn how to win games. How you bring - [Chelsea] was an example, Saturday [at Brentford] was an example - how you bring games over the line and get the three points. We have to step up and we have to make better decisions individually and as a team."

Earthquake In US And US Open Tennis X Handle Can't Keep Calm

LeBron James' Son, Bronny James Enters NBA 2024 Draft

Shubman Gill To Ed Sheeran On The Latter's Trip To Mumbai Recently

Sumit Nagal In Monte Carlo

That's All Folks!

And that's a wrap from all of us here! Till then, good night!

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