a still my home ground. we saw in a still young when fans really got behind the bowlers. i was enjoying the way oui’ the bowlers. i was enjoying the way our crowd us today. as the sun sets on pakistan's first day back hosting test cricket, they are players and fa ns test cricket, they are players and fans will be hoping this is the dawn ofa fans will be hoping this is the dawn of a new exciting era. so, test cricket is back in pakistan after more than ten years. here are the thoughts of the pakistan cricket board chairman ehsan mani. it isa it is a very special day. we have seen test cricket come back to pakistan after ten years. test cricket back in their stadium after 15 years. it is a very special day for pakistan. a milestone. we hope to build on this, we hope to have england here in 21, australia here and 22. we look forward to that. it is so important that these kids when they come see their heroes, see their role models, actually see them, it is such a big difference.
still to come on sportsday... lynsey sharp talks about her comeback and has a warning about how to save lives. when i found out after the surgery it would have probably developed at cancer, i definitely took time to think, what would have happened if i hadn't gone? new zealand s wait for a new all blacks head coach is over. ian foster has been promoted to the position on a two—year contract. he served as steve hansen s assistant for eight years and played an integral part in a golden era for the side. years as an assistant coach, my goal is to be the best assistant coach that the all blacks needed me to be. we had a big fella they are who i love greatly, he has got his own style a nd love greatly, he has got his own style and my style is to complement that. now it is time for you to see
me in that. now it is time for you to see meina that. now it is time for you to see me in a new light, added his up to me in a new light, added his up to me to show you that i am innovative, i have a sense of direction about where i want this team to go. both teams have gone through their final preparations for golf‘s presidents cup between team usa and an international team — not including european players. it'll be played over three days in melbourne, with this man, tiger woods, playing for and captaining team usa. and one of his team—mates has been talking about just how thorough woods can be with his preparations. everyone knows he doesn't sleep a lot. so i think a lot of the text that we get, or i have gotten, you wa ke that we get, or i have gotten, you wake up to them in the morning that he has set in the middle of the night, part of it, he cannot sleep because he is thinking so much about what is going on. one of scotland s leading athletes hopes speaking out about her recent health scare will help potentially save a life.
commonwealth medallist lynsey sharp, is now back in training after a having surgery to remove pre—cancerous cells, and wants to raise awareness of the importance of having smear tests. she s been speaking to our reporterjane lewis. this year may be coming to an end, but there is no winding down for this elite athlete. however, last month, lynsey sharp was stopped in her tracks. she revealed all on social media. the last few weeks have been a bit rough, she posted... i got to the point where i was like, ifi i got to the point where i was like, if i can help one person, make one person go, they might not get the results they want, but if they can do something about it, i have potentially save that one person's
lie. if i can share that with a number of people, then at least they are isa number of people, then at least they are is a positive that has come out of it. it is not some people want to talk about, and it shouldn't really be embarrassing. your health is the most important thing in your life. physically the recovery was not that bad, but when i found out a week after i had the surgery that it would have proper bit of a debtor cancer, i definitely took time to think, what would have happened if i hadn't gone? i got that first cheque in march? it is such a civil thing to do, i will guilty for putting it off, andi to do, i will guilty for putting it off, and i wasjust to do, i will guilty for putting it off, and i was just fortunate that i did get it sorted in time. her medical issues came to lightjust as she had moved from her training base in the us back to britain at loughborough university. lynsey
sharp is in trouble! on the face of it, it seemed the move backfired as she crashed out of this summer's world championships at the first round. but she is looking at the bigger picture. it was those going to be difficult, march is a key time in the athletics year, when stuff sta rts in the athletics year, when stuff starts to build up towards outdoors. that was why i had to make the decision quickly and literally drop everything and american start fresh. a lot of things needed to fix that we didn't have time. that showed towards the end of the season when practically i was not where i needed to be because we didn't have time to doa to be because we didn't have time to do a variety of races. because i had to work so hard to get back to 158 shape. i'm a tactical errors in doha, but i can say with confidence that i can still get myself into the shape that id to be to win a medal at the just putting the other bits together and adding a few more pieces to the puzzle this year. she will be hoping the puzzle is completed — eczema's olympics. —— in
time for next summer's olympics. could saudi arabia become the next home of top—level boxing? well, eddie hearn thinks it could, after promoting the joshau—ruiz rematch in the country. boxing coach rasha al—khamis is another who'd like to see it take off — she's just become saudi arabia's first fully qualified female boxing trainer, and spoke to us about her path to success and meeting heavyweight champion anthonyjoshua. iam the i am the first... i was looking for something to boost my self—esteem, high have done soccer, tennis, run marathons, but there is nothing like boxing. the impact is tangible at it in straightaway of this is why i feel a love and boxing. at first i thought
i was going to face many challenges and opposition. but myjourney has been very positive so far. from one success to another, especially in the boxing field, i got certified as the boxing field, i got certified as the first female coach, then a few miles after i got elected to be on the board of the saudi boxing federation. if you must after, i am 110w federation. if you must after, i am now on the asian boxing federation. i have not faced any opposition or challenges. if you take me back to yea rs, challenges. if you take me back to years, i would never imagine that i would be the first female certified for the saudi boxing federation driving my car to the anthonyjoshua fight. it is a major shift and i super happy. he is very humble. it
is my second time, to be honest. i have met him first i when he was here in saudi arabia at the press conference, this is my second time. interesting because he actually remembered me. he said, yeah, i know you,ice remembered me. he said, yeah, i know you, ice or you at the press conference if you months back. this is how... i think anthonyjoshua is the new version of muhammad ali in terms of wisdom and personality. he is amazing. saudi arabia has equal access to health care, quality of education. equaljob access to health care, quality of education. equal job opportunities, whether it is casual or non—casual. we are one of the few countries that has equal pay for equal job we are one of the few countries that
has equal pay for equaljob pay. i firmly believe in the next ten years boxing will be a leading sport in saudi arabia. such as soccer, basketball, handball. boxing will be a leading sport, we will be able to achieve gold medals, bring both gold medals back to our country in saudi arabia, whether at an asia level or international level. we have high hopes and we are determined to ashley achieve them. —— actually achieve them. that's all from sportsday. we'll have more throughout the evening. we although that being prime minister is one of the most importantjobs minister is one of the most important jobs in the minister is one of the most importantjobs in the uk, but what do children think should be the
priority for the next government? newsround has been talking to young people from across the uk about what they would do if they were prime minister. hi, newsround, we are in scotland. we are in northern ireland. we are in england. ifi we re ireland. we are in england. ifi were prime minister i would cut school down to four days per week. were prime minister i would cut school down to four days per weeklj would make children's parliament because they did a voice. would help the elderly because they are our key to the past. i would have better health care to prydie cure for cancer, because many of my family members have suffered with cancer. ifi members have suffered with cancer. if i was prime minister, i would help homeless people. give them food, water, close on the bed, because you never know if you are going to become homeowners all of a sudden. i would focus online crime and gangs, these are extremely dangerous our communities. and gangs, these are extremely dangerous our communitieslj and gangs, these are extremely dangerous our communities. i would try and save the planet, and try to persuade people to use public
transport so less pollution travels through the air. cutdown plastic waste. build more parks and increase oui’ waste. build more parks and increase our effort into recycling. waste. build more parks and increase our effort into recyclinglj waste. build more parks and increase our effort into recycling. i would stop people from smoking. our effort into recycling. i would stop people from smokinglj our effort into recycling. i would stop people from smoking. i find it unfair that everyone has the same opportunities. if you are wealthy or poon opportunities. if you are wealthy or poor, you should be able to attend university. i would make all after—school activities free so that children who couldn't afford it could find the new hidden talents they didn't know they had. let's catch up with all the weather. it looks like there is very u nsettled it looks like there is very unsettled weather will continue into tomorrow, at least it is not as windy as it was earlier in the week. we have seen a lot of showers blowing in, snow over the higher ground. showers beginning to fade away now, earlier we had some lovely
sunset pictures. more cloud looming, you can see it clearly on the satellite picture. this cloud will bring us a different look to the weather, ahead of that we have showers around. fewer through this evening, we will see many parts of england and wales, northern ireland becoming dry. showers lingering for logger in scotland. some snow over the higher ground. the threat of some icy patches as well. a touch of frost for scotland, northern and eastern parts of england, the midlands as well. northern ireland, wales and the south where should see tempter recovering, more cloud as thomson, and that cloud could be courtesy of these weather fronts. the wind will pick up as well. a dry start for more eastern areas of the uk, but clouding over, outbreaks of rain already in the west. pushing northwards and eastwards into the colder air, but snow over the pennines, likewise over the hills of scotland. quite cold here. milder
over south wales and the south—west of england as more persistent rain moves through. there will be stronger wind here. lots of showers coming in, those will dominate as we head into the evening. following that weather front, which take the more persistent rain away from eastern areas of england are but you can see it is still lingering in the north of scotland, helping suffering here. expected to be rain at this stage, not quite as cold. blustery winds elsewhere across the uk, some sunshine, showers, only four western parts of england and wales and northern ireland where temperatures will be eight celsius. possibly double figures for more southern parts. into the weekend, we see that area of rain dispersing on friday night, low pressure sitting to the north that will shape our weather. most of the showers of the weekend will be across the northern half, snow over the hills, blustery wind further south, some sunshine,
you're watching beyond 100 days. one final push — it is the last day of campaiging in the uk election. tonight, boris johnson and jeremy corbyn will both be here in london for the final rallies of the election. the polls open in 12 hours' time. it's been a frantic last few hours on the campaign trail. with both leaders reminding voters just what is at stake. we've got a fantastic agenda for this country. we can get brexit done, we are ready to go. they can elect a government that they can trust. that will eliminate child poverty. it is an election that could well decide whether the uk leaves the eu or not. the markets are watching. leaders in europe are watching, as they gather in brussels