AUSTRALIA 87 /7
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NEW ZEALAN 153
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NEW SOUTH 48 /2
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SOUTH AUST 31 /2
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Fabian Cancellara believes Chris Froome will focus on winning a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title in 2019, rather than trying to win a Giro d'Italia-Tour double.
Froome attempted to become the first rider since Marco Pantani in 1998 to win the Giro and Tour in same year, but he was unable to achieve it despite winning in Italy.
His Tour challenge came unstuck as team-mate Geraint Thomas proved too strong, the Welshman keeping Team Sky's dominance of the race going as he claimed top spot by one minute and 51 seconds.
Froome finished third behind Thomas and Tom Dumoulin, and Cancellara thinks getting back on the top step of the podium in Paris will be his top priority heading into next season.
Speaking at The Rouleur Classic, Cancellara told Omnisport: "From what I hear, he will want to win his fifth Tour.
"If he does, he will join the greatest and for me he will fight only for this."
Cancellara thinks Froome's hunger for a fifth crown – which would move him level with Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain – will influence Thomas' plans for 2019.
And the 2016 Olympic time trial champion says Thomas should focus on the Giro's maglia rosa, before helping Froome try and make history.
"[If I was Thomas] I would focus on winning the Giro and then help [Froome] at the Tour," he added.
"We know there have been some discussions between G and Froome but at the end of the day we don't know exactly the truth.
"What we know is that Team Sky want to win the Tour regardless of the rider who makes it.
"Or the two riders [could] fight one against the other, but if they do Sky won't win. Sky would lose and [they] won't like it.
"I think they will plan the approach to the Grand Tours after having studied the routes."
Team Sky and Dave Brailsford have come under fire, but Chris Froome spoke out in their defence on Tuesday.
Mitchelton-Scott have secured star British twins Simon and Adam Yates for another two seasons.
World road race champion Peter Sagan has signed a new deal until 2021 with Bora-Hansgrohe ahead of his title defence in Innsbruck.
A training crash inflicted spinal-cord damage that has left Germany's Olympic and world champion Kristina Vogel paralysed.
A broken rib and damaged ankle will prevent Mark Cavendish from racing for the Isle of Man at the Commonwealth Games next month.
87 /7 (10)
108 /6 (10)
South Africa win by 21 runs
227 & 81 /3
153 & 249
Pakistan need 95 runs to win
48 /2 (16.5)
New South Wales are 48 for 2
31 /2 (10.5)
South Australia are 31 for 2
336 & 243
290 & 346
England win by 57 runs
522 /7 d: & 224 /6 d:
304 & 224
Bangladesh win by 218 runs
280 /9 (50)
320 /5 (50)
South Africa win by 40 runs