Sport News Update, what you need to know.

CRICKET – Australia face an uphill battle to end their Twenty20 World Cup drought, with a blistering 74 from Glenn Maxwell not enough to deny Pakistan a 16-run win in their pool game in Dhaka.

AFL – New West Coast coach Adam Simpson enjoyed a dream debut in the hot seat as his side cruised to a 65-point victory over the Western Bulldogs in Sunday’s AFL clash at Patersons Stadium.

RUGBY LEAGUE – Gold Coast earned redemption after a horrid week and set their defensive marker for the rest of the NRL season with a heroic 24-12 away win over Canberra on Sunday.

SOCCER – Brisbane may have claimed the Premiers’ Plate, but the race to the A-League finals is set to go down to the wire with six teams still having strong claims on the remaining five spots with three rounds remaining.

SOCCER – Tottenham came from 2-0 down to beat Southampton 3-2 with a stoppage time goal in the Premier League, while Stoke beat Aston Villa 4-1 for their first road win since August.