Sunday lived up to every bit of sporting action. India beat Australia in the series finale by claiming the fifth and final T20I by six runs and clinch the series 4-1. In football, Liverpool won a thriller at Anfield with a 4-3 win over Fulham in the English Premier League. Syed Modi International saw Indian women's pair of Tanisha Crasto and Ashwini Ponnappa lose in the finals. The Indian under-15 girls' doubles pair of Jennifer Varghese and Divyanshi Bhowmick won the country's first-ever silver medal at the World Youth TT Championships. Here's what transpired on the day. (Cricket News | Football News | Badminton News | December 2 Highlights)
12:02am: Tottenham Hotspur Draw 3-3 To Manchester City
Tottenham drew 3-3 against reigning champions Manchester City at the Etihad as Pep Guardiola's men dropped further points in the English Premier League.
10:27pm: India Have Beaten Australia By Six Runs, Seal Series 4-1
India have beaten Australia by six runs in the series finale at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. They have also clinched the T20I series 4-1.
9:38pm: Liverpool Beat Fulham 4-3 In The English Premier League
A brace from full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold gave Liverpool all three points against Fulham in a seven-goal thriller at Anfield. Despite going down 3-2, the Reds fought back as they climbed second in the EPL table.
8:44pm: FA Cup Third Round Draw Is Out
FA Cup, one of England's most prestigious football cup competitions, declared the draw for the third round. The highlight fixture was Arsenal vs Liverpool. Check the full set draws here.
8:11pm: Team India Struggling Against Aussies In Bengaluru
The Men In Blue are reeling against the visitors in Bengaluru in the fifth and final T20I.
7:17pm: ENG-W A Team Victorious
An all-round performance from Issy Wong played a decisive role as England Women's A defeated India Women's A by two wickets to clinch the three-match T20 series 2-1 on Sunday. Read the report here
6:55pm: Australia Have Won The Toss & Elected To Bowl
Matthew Wade has won the toss and opted to bowl first after rains played its part, making the conditions a bit cooler. Deepak Chahar is not playing tonight as he is left home for a medical emergency. Read our live blog here
5:25pm: Looking Ahead To AFC Asian Cup 2024
India's 0-3 loss to Qatar in the FIFA World Cup 2026-AFC Asian Cup 2027 Qualifiers was the national football team's last game this year. The Blue Tigers' next assignment is the AFC Asian Cup 2024, which will be held in Doha from January 12 to February 12 next year. All you need to know is in our report.
3:10pm: Your Guide For FC Goa Vs Kerala Blasters
Later tonight, FC Goa have a home encounter against Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League 2023-24 season. Kerala are on top of the ISL standings with 17 points and have won five out of the eight games played while losing just one and drawing one. You will find all you need to know about the game here.
2pm: PAK Pacer Junaid Khan On India's Best Batter
Not Sachin Tendulkar. Not Virat Kohli. Former Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan considers Rohit Sharma as India's greatest batter ever to grace the cricket field. Read our report to find out why.
12:43pm: Jennifer, Divyanshi Win India's 1st World Youth TT Silver
The Indian under-15 girls' doubles pair of Jennifer Varghese and Divyanshi Bhowmick won the country's first-ever silver medal at the World Youth TT Championships late on Saturday night. Read our report here.
11:45am: Euro 2024 Groups Revealed
The much-awaited draw for the UEFA European Championship 2024 groups was held in Hamburg on Sunday. Home team Germany will face Scotland in the opening match of the tournament, while defending champions Italy have been drawn in the same group as Spain. Find out all the details here.
10:39am: AUS Name Squad For 1st PAK Test
David Warner has been handed the chance of a hoped-for Sydney Cricket Ground farewell after being named in Australia's 14-member squad for the first of three home Tests against Pakistan. Read all about it here.
9:45am: AFI Bars U-16 Athletes From U-18 Events
Under-16 athletes will no longer be allowed to take part in higher age group competitions in order to save them from overtraining and burnout, the national federation decided on Monday. The decision was taken after the Athletics Federation of India, in an internal study, found out that only four out of 133 athletes who represented in World/Asian Youth Championships continued to compete at the senior level. Read more here.
8:45am: Newcastle Beat Manchester United In EPL
Anthony Gordon scored for the fourth straight home game for Newcastle to earn a 1-0 win over Manchester United in the English Premier League 2023-24 season on Saturday. The winger tapped in from close range from Kieran Trippier’s cross in the 55th minute for the only goal of a game Newcastle dominated at St. James’ Park. Elsewhere, Arsenal beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 and Burnley thrashed Sheffield United 5-0. Check out the EPL wrap here.
8:28am: Ashwini-Tanisha In Syed Modi Final
India's Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto moved to the women's doubles final of the Syed Modi International badminton tournament in Lucknow on Saturday night. World no. 32 and seventh seeds Ashwini and Tanisha were trailing 10-11 when the top seeded Japanese duo of Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota conceded the match after the latter slipped and injured herself. The Indian duo will face third seeds Rin Iwanaga and Kie Nakanishi of Japan in the final tonight, so follow this space.
The New Zealand cricket team suffered a 150-run away defeat to Bangladesh in the first Test. Elsewhere, Adelaide Strikers won their second consecutive Women's Big Bash League title with a victory over Brisbane Heat. The FIFA Under-17 World Cup saw Germany emerge victorious in the title clash with a 4-3 win on penalties. And in hockey, the Indian women's team ended up on the losing side against Belgium and are nearly out of contention from the FIH Women's Junior World Cup 2023.
Hello and welcome to our live blog coverage of Sunday, December 3, 2023. It promises to be another sports-filled Super Sunday. The main attraction for the day is India's fifth and final T20I against Australia in Bengaluru. Elsewhere in cricket, West Indies will be in ODI action when they welcome England on their shores. As for football, Manchester City take on Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad in the English Premier League 2023-24 season. Stay tuned for live scores and updates.