Weekly digest: India's 4-1 thrashing of Australia

India's 4-1 thrashing of Australia, Barcelona's 3-0 win against Las Palmas in an empty stadium, Max Verstappen's Malaysian GP — all these and much more in this weekly digest!

India, the newly crowned No. 1 ODI team, poses with the trophy after beating the Aussies 4-1.   -  VIVEK BENDRE

CRICKET

Rohit Sharma's unbeaten century powered India to complete a 4-1 series win over Australia in the five-match ODI series. (Report)

England completed a 4-0 drubbing of West Indies, thanks to an unbeaten 141 from in the in-form Jonny Bairstow. (Report)

India Red won the Duleep Trophy final with a 163-run win over India Blue. (Report)

FOOTBALL

Champions League: Chelsea, PSG, Manchester United, Barcelona and Juventus win their ties (Reports).

EPL: Manchester City finished the weekend as the table-topper, thanks to Kevin De Bruyne's winner against Chelsea. (Report)

Harry Kane scored a brace, including his 13th goal in September, in Tottenham Hotspur's win against Huddersfield Town. (Report)

Manchester United's 4-0 win against Crystal Palace narrowed its gap between City (Report)

Arsene Wenger celebrated the 21st anniversary of his arrival at Arsenal in winning style as the Gunners cruised to a 2-0 victory over Brighton. (Report)

Liverpool's poor defence cost it another victory against Newcastle United. (Report)

La Liga: Sergio Busquets and Lionel Messi were on target at Barcelona beat Las Palmas 3-0 behind closed doors at Camp Nou, preserving its 100 per cent record in LaLiga against a backdrop of unrest surrounding Catalonia's independence referendum. (Report)

Atletico Madrid missed the chance to move back into second place in La Liga as it was held to a 0-0 draw at Leganes for a second successive season. (Report)

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund cemented top spot in the Bundesliga with their fourth successive win, seeing off Augsburg 2-1.

Bayern starts post-Ancelotti era with a 2-2 draw. (Report)

Ligue1: Paris Saint-Germain eviscerated Bordeaux 6-2 and become the only unbeaten side in this Ligue 1 season. (Report)

 

FORMULA ONE

Birthday boy Max Verstappen claimed the second victory of his career at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as Sebastian Vettel limited the damage caused by his qualifying nightmare. (Report)

 

BADMINTON

Vaishnavi Reddy notched up the women's singles U-19 title at the Belgian Junior Open after defeating top seed Vivien Sandorhazi in a three-game final. (Report)

Five Indians find themselves in the top-20 of the BWF men’s singles rankings with H. S. Prannoy being the biggest gainer after his quarterfinal showing at the Japan Open. (Report)

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